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Full-Day Private Bosphorus Cruise To Explore Istanbul's Asian And European Highlights
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Food and Drink, Culture, Sailing

  • Duration

    1 Day

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Embark on an exhilarating Bosphorus cruise, sailing past the enchanting landscapes of the European and Asian sides of Istanbul. Step ashore on the European side to explore the vibrant neighbourhoods of Cihangir and Beşiktaş, and on the Asian side to explore Kadıköy and Üsküdar. Delight in the local cuisine throughout the tour and capture breathtaking views from Camlica Hill, the highest point in Istanbul. 

  • Capture sights of important landmarks while cruising the Bosphorus Strait
  • Experience the vibrant pulse of Istanbul's neighbourhoods of Cihangir and Kadikoy
  • Taste local delicacies ranging from savoury kebabs to the sweet delight of Baklava
  • Tour Istanbul's Asian and European Highlights expand_more
    • Start the day with a 90-minute Bosphorus cruise, spending about 45 minutes along the European side before turning back along the Asian side. Enjoy the view of Istanbul's incredible skyline from the water.
    • Once we dock on the European side, begin a walking tour of the vibrant Cihangir neighbourhood. See old apartments, passages and the Galata Tower from the outside.
    • Explore the Beşiktaş town center, full of charming cafes, pubs, and restaurants. 
    • Continue to Hazzapulo, known for its beautiful European flower passages. 
    • Cross the Bosphorus Strait by ferry to the Asian side and visit the food and fish market in Kadikoy. 
    • Take a walk around the Moda neighbourhood, seeing the Kadikoy Bull Statue and the exterior of the Sureyya Opera House. 
    • Head to Üsküdar town and catch a view of the iconic Maiden Tower. Explore the Üsküdar town center before going to Camlica Hill, the highest point in Istanbul. Enjoy the breathtaking views. 
    • End with a ferry ride back to the European side of Istanbul. Reflect on the day's adventures as we journey across the Bosphorus.  

    Note: Throughout the tour, enjoy tasting different local foods like kebabs, Baklava, etc.

What's Included
  • English-speaking tour guide
What's Excluded
  • Entrance fee, if any
  • Cost of transfer
  • Cost of local tastings and lunch
  • Tips and gratuities
Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From


USD 160 / group

Total number of people (Min: 1 , Max: 10)

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