In this 2-hour cruise, you will discover the Bosphorus Straight’s outstanding beauty, and marvel at the picturesque sights of the Bosphorus Bridge, the Dolmabahce Palace, and the Rumeli Fortress. (…marvel at the picturesque sights of this romantic shore ready to impress you at every moment with its palaces, fortresses, imperial parks, and wonderful villas.)
Then, we invite you on a panoramic ride across the bridge towards the vibrant Asian continent where you can feast your eyes on the ornate motifs of Beylerbeyi Palace and savor the exotic fragrances and colors of the Spice Bazaar.
- Full transport to and from
- Professional tour guide
- Onboard live commentary
- Entry fees
- Drinks with lunch
- Personal expenses
The main places that you will get to see:
Imperative to the development of Istanbul, the inlet divides the European shore in two. Therefore, two streams drain into this 8km long inlet with its largest entrance from the Bosphorus.
Stretching from the Golden Horn to the Sea of Marmara, the first walls were built long before Constantine and Istanbul itself. Admire this wonderful fortress with its 7 towers and thousands of years of history.
Get immersed in a world full of colors and mystical aromas which will liven up your senses. Find all kinds of conceivable spices, herbs, flowers, and much more… A perfect place to take some remarkable photos.
Embark on this romantic cruise and wander at the wealthy shores lined with palaces, fortresses, fishing villages, and wooden villas. Passing by the Dolmabahce Palace, the imperial parks and pavilions of Yildiz palace, we will reach Ortakoy, where an array of artists gather to display their artworks.
Stroll across the only bridge in the world that connects Europe with Asia and absorb the astounding scenery.
Feel the fine nuances of the still intact summer residence of the Ottoman Sultans with its original furniture and sublime gardens.
Feel the whole city in the palm of your hand at the highest point of Istanbul. Have a break in the lovely gardens and enjoy the marvelous panorama over the city.
Lunch: unwind and indulge in a delicious 3-course meal at a seafood restaurant.
Beylerbeyi Palace is closed on Monday and Thursday – it is replaced with Chora Museum.