• 6 Hours
  • Small Group Tour
  • Daily Departure
  • Min Age : 10+

Tour Overview

Introduction:

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise Tour – Sail across the magnificent Bosphorus Strait, weaving between the continents of Asia and Europe. Be awed by the striking juxtaposition of traditional architecture and the modern Bosphorus Bridge, a testament to human ingenuity connecting Europe with Asia.

Gain exclusive sights of the regal Dolmabahce Palace, the splendid Ciragan Palace, and the impressive Bogazici Bridge. Savor an assortment of hot and cold delicacies. Immerse yourself in a captivating display of Romany and Anatolian folk dances and music, along with an engaging henna demonstration. Relish in the unlimited local beverages, with complimentary wine, beer, or spirits on the house. An extraordinary and unforgettable experience, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Content:

Our driver will greet you in your hotel lobby around 7pm and transport you to the cruise ship, where you’ll join the other attendees of the Bosphorus dinner cruise tour. Experience a lavish dinner cruise evening in Istanbul, savoring exquisite gourmet cuisine as you dance, all set against the panoramic backdrop of the Bosphorus Strait that divides Europe and Asia.

During the Cruise 

The boat will traverse the Bosphorus for approximately three hours, offering you the opportunity to soak in Istanbul’s unique evening views. Witness the city’s traditional architecture and the modern Bogazici Bridge that connects Europe with Asia.

You’ll see historical landmarks like the Dolmabahce Palace, Bosphorus Bridge, Ortakoy, Rumeli Fortress, Fatih Bridge, Beylerbeyi Palace, Maiden’s Tower, along with Istanbul’s renowned night clubs as you enjoy dinner and drinks.

Dinner Menu 

  • Selection of 10 Cold Meze (Starters) Fresh Seasonal Salad Main Course (Grilled dish with 4 options)
  • Fish served with scallion garden rocket, mashed potatoes and lemon Chicken Steak accompanied by rice and mashed potatoes
  • Meat Balls served with rice and mashed potatoes
  • Vegetarian Meal
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Unlimited local Alcoholic Drinks (including a variety of local wines, beers, raki, vodka, gin, and soft drinks)

Show Program 

  • Turkish Classical Dinner
  • Music
  • Whirling Dervish performance
  • Belly Dancer
  • Traditional Turkish Folk Dance
  • Another Belly Dancer
  • Caucasian Folk Dance
  • Performance by a Professional DJ

End of Tour at 23:45 

You will be transported back to your hotel at the conclusion of the tour.

Detailed Itinerary

This built Basilica, ancient by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century is one of the architectural marvels of all time. It was converted into a mosque after the conquest of Istanbul in 1453.

One of the best examples of classical Turkish art, built between 1609 and 1616 by the Architect Mehmet Aga the mosque takes its name the blue Iznik (Nicea’s) tiles which decorate splendidly its walls.

The ancient Hippodrome, where chariot races took place was the center of Byzantine political life, standing in the open space in front of the Blue Mosque, the area is now called as Sultanahmet.

Of the monuments which once decorated it, only three remain, the Obelisk of Theodosius, the Serpentine Column, and the Column of Constantine.

In this labyrinth of streets and passages, there are more than 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area; selling mostly gold and silver jewelry, copper and brass items, leather, coats, carpets, and many other beautiful Turkish art and handicrafts such as handpainted ceramic plates, etc.

The great palace of the Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and china porcelain, caftans are worn by the Sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle enshrining relics of Prophet Mohammed.

What's Included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off by non-smoking A/C tour coach
  • Dinner as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Unlimited local drinks (with or without alcohol)
  • Service charges and local taxes

What's Excluded

  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities (optional) to servants on the boat and driver
  • Imported drinks (subject to extra charge)

Additional Info

  • The tour includes free pick-up service from hotels in Sultanahmet or Taksim area. There will be an extra charge for other locations. Please contact us!
  • Dinner will be served in an indoor area that is air-conditioned. There is also an open-air terrace available to sit, take photos and relax.

Meeting and Pickup

  • Hotel pick up is at 08:15-08:45
  • Hotel drop off is at 17:00-17:30

Cancelation Policy

  • You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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