Watch sunset illuminate the Golden Horn and Istanbul skyline on a 2-hour, private Bosphorus cruise aboard a luxurious yacht.
Take in Ottoman palaces, grand villas, mosques and mansions from the water, and navigate the straits alongside Istanbul’s fishing fleet, sailboats and yachts.
Enjoy the exclusive use of the boat for a truly special, once in a lifetime experience.
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Start Point Flexible
End Point Flexible
Duration 2-Hour Short Circle Cruise on Private Yacht
Tour Type Istanbul Private Events on Luxury Yacht
Meet your personal yacht at a pier on Istanbul’s European waterfront, and sip a glass of coffee or tea as the crew steers into the Bosphorus Strait.
Try to spot the most distinctive landmarks in Istanbul, from iconic dome of Hagia Sophia to dozens of mosques and minarets.
Watch the city come to life as the sun goes down, and enjoy views of sparkling lights on the water. This private 2-hour cruise is a romantic experience for couples, but accommodates up to 40 guests and is well suited to families or groups of friends.
Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, planning an engagement, or simply looking for an exclusive, scenic way to experience the Istanbul waterfront, this private Bosphorus yacht cruise is an unforgettable experience.
Finish your time on the water on the European side of Istanbul, where you’ll find endless places to kick off the night with dinner or a drink.
What you see on the Cruise: Topkapi Palace, Europe You motor out of the Golden Horn past Topkapı Palace, covering the hill at the tip of Saray Burnu (Palace Point).
Maiden’s Tower, mid Bosphorus A 12th-century Byzantine fortress occupied the tiny islet where the 18th-century Kız Kulesi (also called Leander’s Tower) now stands.
A tower here may have served as a customs post. Featured in the James Bond movie From Russia With Love, the tower now houses a restaurant.
Üsküdar, Asia The largest Asian district, directly across the Bosphorus.
Dolmabahce Palace, Europe The façade of this great Ottoman palace (1853) is nearly a quarter of a mile (400 meters) long.
Cıragan Palace, Europe Finished in 1874, the marble palace of Ciragan (CHEE-rah-AHN) has a tragic history.
Yıldız Park & Palace, Europe The swath of green forest behind Ciragan is Yıldız (“Star”) Park.
Ortaköy & Mecidiye Mosque, Europe You’ve probably seen photos of the Mecidiye Mosque (1854).
Bosphorus Bridge (connecting Europe and Asia) Ever since the Persian emperor Darius built his bridge of boats acoss the Bosphorus in 490 BC, rulers of Istanbul have dreamt of a bridge between Europe and Asia.
Beylerbeyi Palace, Asia 2.5 km (1.5 miles) northeast of Üsküdar, is a “small” Istanbul summer palace overlooking the Bosphorus from its Asian shore Northern Bosphorus Beyond the Bosphorus Bridge there’s plenty more to see: The village of Cengelköy, Kuleli Naval Academy, Arnavutköy with its photogenic Ottoman yalisi (wooden Bosphorus seaside mansions),
Rumeli Hisarı (the mighty Fortress of Europe), the town of Bebek with its pretty bay, and Bosphorus University.