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Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise

  • Start PointKabatas
  • End PointKabatas
  • Duration2.5-Hours
  • Departure15:30

Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise with Stopover On The Asian Side

Set sail on this epic journey between Europe and Asia on Istanbul’s beautiful Bosphorus Straight. Along your ride you will see wonders of both East and West sailing through this lovely waterway separating Europe and Asia, accompanied by a multilingual guide. Stopover on the Asian side and explore Kanlica, which stands in defiance of time, is one of the most beautiful districts in Istanbul.

Afternoon Cruise Full Description

Discover the sights and history of Istanbul from the water on this cruise down the Bosphorus. Relax whilst cruising the Bosphorus on a modern luxury yacht enjoying the imperial elegance and the unique panoramic view of a beautifully lit Istanbul’s Asian and European side. Pass under the two suspended Bosphorus bridges that connect Europe and Asia, enjoying the picturesque sights on both continents including Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, The Leander Tower and Istanbul’s most posh areas Ortakoy and Bebek. Snap photos of the city skyline, and listen to your guide about the confluence of cultures that exists at this meeting point between Europe and Asia.

The Bosphorus separating two continents has always been crucial to life in Istanbul. Once a prime channel to move fearsome armies through, it now serves more peaceful functions. Seeing this important trading route is a must-do for travelers.

On board our luxury yacht, hear stories and anecdotes of this mesmerizing city. Admire the thick walls of the medieval Rumeli Fortress. Experience some luxury on this 3-hour yacht cruise down the Bosphorus. It’s a small group tour which is designed to help travelers spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities.

Istanbul is a beautiful city with its peculiarities. This Bosphorus cruise exposes you to a different perspective on Istanbul. You get to observe the beautiful city by boat on this half-day tour.

Included Services

Food & Drinks
Complimentary tea, coffee and water available on board.
Pick Up Service
Hotel pick - up / drop off incuded only from hotels locatd in Fatih, Beyoglu and Besiktas districts
Live Tour Guide
Certified Live Tour Guide - English and Spanish
2.5-Hours Cruise on a Luxury Yacht
Top landmarks of Istanbul Bosphorus with Asia and Europe sides

Cruise Highlights

  2.5-Hours Bosphorus Cruise on a luxury yacht
  See wooden Ottoman villas and chic neighborhoods along the banks
  Explore quaint neighborhoods and learn the history of this wonderful city
  Travel in comfort on a luxury yacht with an experienced and fluent tour guide
  Visit Kanlica, the greenest point of the Asian side where you could try “Kanlica Yogurt”, which is enough reason for many people visiting this lovely town

Good to Know

  Looking for a historically rich cruise through Istanbul? Well, this trip may be the best option for you!
  Hotel pick-up service is included in this trip
  Departure Point: Kabatas Pier
  You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this cruise
  Our guests can catch a glimpse of exciting sites and view some of the most mesmerising landmarks of Istanbul
  A professional guide is present during the trip who helps passengers to understand the locations and help them to learn the history of the places that they visit and see.

Frequently Asked Questions

Afternoon Bosphorus Sightseeing Cruise Frequently Asked Questions

How long does Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise take?

Afternoon Bosphorus cruise starts at 15.30 am and lasts at 18.00, so the cruise takes 2 hours and 30 min.

Where do you meet the tour shuttle? Where does the tour start?

We pick Bosphorus cruise passeangers up from their hotels located in Fatih, Beyoglu, Sisli and Besiktas areas. The cruise departs from Kabatas Pier.

Where does Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise ends?

The cruise ends in Kabatas Pier.

Do you have a tour guide on Afternoon Bosphorus Sightseeing Cruise?

Yes, we have Professional and experienced tour guide in English and Spanish on Afternoon Bosphorus Sightseeing Cruise.

What kind of vessel do you use for Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise?

A spacious, 25 meters in long luxury yacht is carrying our guests on Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise.

Do we stop on the Asian Side if we take part in Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise?

Yes, we stop in Kanlica, a lovely town located on the Asian side. Guests have 30 minutes free time and can enjoy the delicous yogurt in Kanlica.

How does Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise handle the observation attractions along the Bosphorus Strait?

We sail all along the two sides of the Bosphorus, both European and Asian sides so

Is there any beverages or snacks on Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise included in the Tour Price?

We serve Turkish coffee with along Turkish delight as well as tea water including in the tour price.

Do you also offer private sightseeing tours of Istanbul in Afternoon?

Yes we do. We have an array of private sightseeing tours of Istanbul including shuttle, van, and walking tours for your to choose from.

I’m driving a car into Istanbul. Where should I park near the tour starting point?

If you drive your own car to the cruise departure point, Kabatas, you should park your car in Dolmabahce car parking lot, which is only 200 meters away from the pier.

Can I bring my baby stroller or a wheel chair on board?

Yes, you can bring your baby stroller on board.

What is the age limit for kids pricing?

Children under 6 years of age can take the OnBoard Tour for the discounted children’s price. Infants under 2 years old may ride for free if they ride in their parent’s lap during the tour. If you feel you would be more comfortable having a seat for your infant, please purchase a child’s ticket.

Why should I take Afternoon Bosphorus Sightseeing cruise?

Bosphorus Tour Istanbul offers high-quality sightseeing yacht cruises and citytours of Istanbul. We also offer private sightseeing tours, foreign-language tours, walking tours, and mixed-group sightseeing tours. Afternoon Bosphorus Sightseeing Cruise gives you a chance to enjoy the city and Bosphorus from the water on a luxury yacht.

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