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Bosphorus Cruise (2,5 Hour) with Stop in Asia Live Guide and Tickets Included

Bosphorus Cruise

  • Schedule

    Everyday from 11:30 to 14:00
  • Hotel Pick up

    Hotel Pick up
  • Guides

    Private professional tour guide

Bosphorus Cruise (2,5 Hour) with Stop in Asia Live Guide and Tickets Included

Overview Duration: 2,5 hours
  Tour starting point: From your hotel lobby or selected city centers
  Tour ending point: At Eminönü port and nearby Spice Bazaar
  Timeline: Start 11:30 AM – Finish 2:00 PM
  Includes: Professional tour guide, hotel pick-up, Küçüksu garden ticket, private boat
  Excludes: Lunch, hotel drop-off, tips for guide

Schedule Bosphorus Cruise, Golden Horn, Bosphorus Strait, Küçüksu Palace

Inclusions Private professional tour guide
  Regular group tour
  Private boat
  Hotel Pick up

Exclusions Tips for Guide, Driver and Crew
  Hotel Drop Off

What to expect Cruising on Bosphorus is one of the unique experiences you must have in Istanbul. It is Relaxing, informative and full of history. A great way to explore the city and see both sides of a city in a single day. And take spectacular photographs among the historical buildings and unique landscape. During your short Bosphorus cruise you’ll see both sides of our city.


Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the departure point of the tour which is Kasimpasa pier

Golden Horn:

A natural lagoon goes inside of the European part of the city divides old city from modern city also used as a natural harbor by many civilizations.

Bosphorus Strait:

The Bosphorus strait is the natural channel of Istanbul and it is the border between Europe and Asia invested heavily by the Ottomans and the city expanded towards that’s why it has many historical monuments from Ottoman Period such as Dolmabahçe Palace, Çiragan Palace, Maiden’s Tower, Beylerbeyi Palace, Küçüksü Palace, big and small many historical kiosks and luxurious historical mansions called yali and many more. Also it is the only waterway between Black Sea and other seas and oceans that’s why it is critical for economies of six Black Sea Countries.

Küçüksu Palace:

The hunting lodge of the Sultan Abdülmecid used as a reception palace during hunting events in the asian side of Bosphorus. the garden tickets of the palace are included in your programme for the museum part you can get your tickets for museum for 40 Turkish lira

** This tour will finish at Eminönü (nearby Spice market).

Please Note The tour will stop at Beykoz neighborhood of Istanbul nearby Küçüksu palace and only the garden of the palace is included in the programme. Tickets for the museum part costs 40 Turkish Liras. In this tour there is no drop off service and will be terminated in Eminönü neigborhood close by Spice Market. During the boat tour duration of the free time is 30 mins in Beykoz neighborhood close by Küçüksu Palace.

  • Q: How long this tour is and goes to where?

  • A: It takes 2,5 hours and it includes Bosphorus tour and 19th century Ottoman palace called Küçüksu Pavilion’s garden visit on Asian Side.

  • Q: Is lunch included in this tour?

  • A: No. The lunch is not included in this tour. But we provide lunch option you can buy on the boat.

  • Q: How long do we stay in Küçüksu Palace on Asian Side?

  • A: We stop at Küçüksu Palace for 30-45 minutes.

  • Q: Is there a transfer service for this tour?

  • A: In this tour we pick you up from your hotel and selected city centers. The tour finishes at Eminönü Pier nearby Spice Bazaar. There is no transfer or drop-off back to your hotel.

  • Q:How can I go back to my hotel after the tour?

  • A: You can use public transportation to go back to your hotel and you can find the tickets near tram or metro stations.

  • Q: How can I book and how do I pay?

  • A: You can book from IBO Tours website, your hotel or travel agencies. You can pay for this tour with credit card (MasterCard or Visa) or cash in any currency.

  • Q: Is there an alcohol at the boat?

  • A: We have local alcoholic drinks at the boat. But alcoholic drinks are not included in this tour.

  • Q: Are the guides licenced?

  • A: Of course. Our tour guides are licenced from Ministry of Culture and Tourism. (Unlicenced tour guides are illegal in Turkey.)

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