Istanbul Bosphorus Boat Tour - Short Boat Tour
Istanbul Bosphorus Short Cruise
Take a short Istanbul Bosphorus tour to explore the city from the Bosphorus. Set foot to Asia and take great pictures. You can enjoy with this short Bosphorus cruise during your Istanbul visit.
What You Can Expect
The IBO Istanbul Boat Tours provides you a peaceful and relaxing cruise on Bosphorus. You will get to learn a lot about Istanbul while sailing along the highlights of the Golden Horn and Bosphorus Strait such as; Bosphorus Bridge, Galata Tower, Galata Bridge, Dolmabahce Palace and Rumeli Fortress (Rumeli Hisari) Ciragan Palace, Ortakoy Mosque, Maiden Towers also places like villas and yalis from the boat. We will also make a stop at Kucuksu Palace Museumon the Asian side of the city and there you will have some free time for your self.
- Pick up from the hotels by (airconditioned mini bus)
- At the end of the tour you will be dropped at Eminonu Pier where the tour terminates.
- Entrance fee of Kucuksu Palace
- English speaking tour guide
- Private boat for our groups
- Kucuksu and Dolmabahce Palaces are closed on Mondays and Thursdays. Replaced with Rumeli Fortress instead .
- Children between the ages of 0-2 children are free of charge.
- At the end of the tour you will be dropped at Eminonu (Spice Bazaar) where the tour terminates.
- Children between the ages of 3-6 are disconted price.
- Itınerary may change or cancel due the weather condition
- Personal expenses
Our boat tour starts with hotel the pick up at late morning and then you will be transferred to Kasımpasa pier to embark the boat. Your boat tour experience will begin from Golden Horn and continue with the Bosphorus Strait. During this 2,5 hours cruise you also have a stop over the historical "Kucuksu Palace" which is located on the Asian continent.
During the boat cruise your tour guide will inform you about all the highlights of Golden Horn and Bosphorus Strait. You will discover the city and learn about Istanbul’s famous landmarks such as; Galata Tower, Galata Bridge and Süleymaniye Mosque etc.
You will explore the uniqe beauty of the Bosphorus and the Two continents (Europe and Asia). You will get a break and set foot on the Asian side to visit the famous Ottoman Imperial palace; Kucuksu Palace, it’s a small palace constructed in 1856 in Baroque style. (The Kucuksu Palace is closed on Mondays and Thursdays, we visit the Rumeli Fortress instead) After visiting the palace, your tour guide will give you some free time so you can walk around and take some great photos.
Then back to the boat again and you will get to learn more about the city on the way back. You will pass by the famous attraction spots such as; Beylerbeyi Palace, Uskudar , Maiden’s Tower etc. Boat Cruise will end up at Eminonu Pier which is walking distance to the Spice Bazaar, if you like you can enjoy the rest of the day there or by paying a small additional amount you can join to our Bus Tour around the Old City.
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