Half Day Istanbul Cruise
Half-Day Morning Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise
A city of two continents, Istanbul. You can see the continent of Europe and Asia only on a half day Bosphorus tour and you can set foot. With this half-day Istanbul Bosphorus cruise, you will be able to travel around the city with a very pleasant option.
What You Can Expect
It is a half day cruise (4.5 hours) with 3 stops on Bosphorus; Ortakoy, Kucuksu Palace and Rumeli Fortress.
While you are cruising, you will have an open buffet snack and soft drinks service on the boat. During this half day morning cruise tour, you will be able to visit the higlights on Europe & Asian shores with your tour guide. You will visit each place and get about an hour time for visit and some free time for yourself.
Pls. Note :After visiting Rumeli Fortress, we will take you back to your hotel, or if you prefer, you can also be dropped at: Dolmabahce Palace, Karakoy, (near Galata Tower) or Eminonu (near Spice Bazaar).
- Pick up and Drop off from the hotels (by air-conditioned mini buses)
- Snacks and soft drink services on board
- Entrance fees of the historical sites (Rumeli Fortress, Kucuksu Palace or Maiden's Tower)
- English Speaking Tour Guide
- IBO Private Boat
- Kucuksu Palace is closed on Mondays-Thursdaysand is replace with Maiden’s Tower
- Rumeli Fortress is closed on Wednesdaysand is replaced with Maiden’s Tower
- Personal expenses
The tour minibus picks you up from your hotel and heading to the Kabatas port where your sightseeing boat is docked.
Ortakoy is your first stop, This is a charming, picturesque neighborhood on Istanbul’s European side. An area of local restaurants, shops and coffee shops. On Sundays, a local handicraft market is set up here and wares of local artisans are sold here. You can enjoy your free time here to stretch your legs and explore the narrow and enchanting streets with your tour guide.
Kucuksu Palace on “Asian Side” is your second stop, An impressive 19th-century Baroque style Ottoman Palace founded by Sultan Abdulmecit.
Snack Service on The Boat After departing from the palace, you'll be served with snacks, tea and coffee on the boat.
Rumeli Hisari Fortress Visiting the Rumeli Fortress on European side of Bosphorus Explore this splendid fortress built by Sultan Fatih Mehmet II is located at the narrowest part of the Bosphorus. It is a fantastic place with a great panoramic view, also known as a perfect location for taking great photographs.
At the end of your tour we will take you back to your hotels , or if you prefer, you can also be dropped at any of these stops: Dolmabahce Palace, Karakoy (near Galata Tower) or Eminönü (near Spice Bazaar). Please also get information from your tour guide about the destinations.
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