Bosphorus Sunset Cruise Tour, Feel Special On A Luxury Yacht

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Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Bosphorus sunset cruise is a 2.15-hour guided cruise on the Bosphorus in a luxury yacht. Your guide will make you experience the history of iconic historical buildings on the European and Asian sides of the Bosphorus.

This is a 2.15-hour fairy tale in sunset yacht cruise where you can enjoy your traditional drinks and canapés meanwhile you can witness the most popular charms of Istanbul such as Dolmabahçe Palace, Ortakoy Mosque, Maiden’s Tower, Bosphorus Bridge, Rumelia Fortress, and many more.

You will feel like in the open-air museum when the night falls on the Istanbul skyline in this Bosphorus sunset.

What's Included

Complimentary drinks (Tea, Turkish Coffee, Lemonade, Water)

Delicious canapés, snacks, and fruit plates are served aboard

English speaking tour guide

Luxury and comfortable yacht cruise

Unique and unbeatable photo opportunities during SUNSET

What's Not Included

Alcoholic beverages

Hotel Pick-Up / Hotel Drop-off

Personal expenses


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 7
  • YOUTH: Age: 8 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 65
  • SENIOR: Age: 66 - 99

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • The Health and safety of our guests and staff is our highest priority. As such we have performed strict infection control procedures to ensure the safety, health, and hygiene of everybody on board.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • 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.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Bosphorus Strait
You will have the chance to see many palaces, mosques, towers, fortresses, and waterfront mansions on the Bosphorus sunset yacht tour.

Historical sites you will see on the European shore of the Bosphorus;

Galata Tower
Dolmabahce Palace
Ciragan Palace
Ortakoy Mosque
The Bosphorus Bridge
Rumeli Fortress
The Fatih Mehmet Bridge
Galata Bridge
Galata Port
Historical sites you will see on the Asia shore of the Bosphorus;

Amcazade Huseyin Pasa Yali
Anatolian Fortress
Kucuksu Palace
The Kuleli Naval Station
Beylerbeyi Palace
Maiden's Tower

• Admission Ticket Free

Dolmabahce Palace
The Dolmabahce Palace, built by the Ottoman Sultan Abdülmecit in 1856 on the shore of the Bosphorus, is one of the most important landmarks of Istanbul with its magnificent view bearing traces of Western architecture.

• Admission Ticket Free

Ortaköy is one of Istanbul's favorite districts with its beautiful and colorful bazaar and lively atmosphere located in the triangle of the magnificent mosque, mosque, church and synagogue, situated under the European foot of the Bosphorus Bridge. Ortaköy is also one of the most popular meeting points of Istanbul residents with its popular nightclubs, bars, beautiful cafes and restaurants, and the pier square and kumpir shops.

• Admission Ticket Free

Bosphorus Bridge
The oldest bridge built in Istanbul, it is a magnificent structure connecting the continents of Asia and Europe.

• Admission Ticket Free

Ortaköy is one of Istanbul's favorite districts with its beautiful and colorful bazaar and lively atmosphere located in the triangle of the magnificent mosque, mosque, church, and synagogue, situated under the European foot of the Bosphorus Bridge.

• Admission Ticket Free

Bebek Sahili
It is claimed that the oldest known name of the district, which is thought to date back to the pre-Christian era as a small fishing village, is Hallai, a corrupted form of the word Skallai (piers) written in various ways (Challae, Chilai, Khile) in various sources.

• Admission Ticket Free

Rumeli Fortress
The Rumeli Fortress, which is a magnificent structure with its three big towers and city walls, is located opposite the Anadolu fortress at the point where the two shores of the Bosphorus are at the very closest point.

• Admission Ticket Free

Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge
Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge is the suspension bridge between Kavacık and Hisarüstü in Istanbul, connecting Asia and Europe for the second time after the Bosphorus Bridge.

• Admission Ticket Free

Anadolu Hisari Fort
Anadoluhisarı was built between 1393 and 1394 on the commission of the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid I, as part of his preparations for a siege on the then-Byzantine city of Constantinople.

Constructed on an area of 7,000 square metres (1.7 acres), the fortress is situated at the narrowmost point of the Bosporus, where the strait is a mere 660 meters (2,170 ft) wide.

• Admission Ticket Free

Kucuksu Pavilion
Kucuksu Pavilion (Küçüksu Kasrı) located in the area between Küçüksu and Göksu streams in the Bosphorus, dates back to the Byzantine period. Küçüksu was one of the sultan’s private gardens during the Ottoman period. It is known that Murad IV. (1623-1640) loved it and called it “Silver Cypress”.

• Admission Ticket Free

Beylerbeyi Palace
Beylerbeyi Palace, which has an impressive structure with its wooden carving and gold embroidery workmanship, is one of the most spectacular buildings in Istanbul.

• Admission Ticket Free

KIz Kulesi
One of the most romantic symbols of Istanbul, the Maiden's Tower was restored in 2000 and started to serve as a restaurant. Üsküdar coastal boats reached the island in 5 minutes to offer marriage to the girl, became one of Istanbul's customs. There is no need to eat in the restaurant to visit the Maiden's Tower, you can only see the Maiden's Tower by paying the toll on the boat.

• Admission Ticket Free

Galata Koprusu
The Galata Bridge is a bridge that spans the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey. From the end of the 19th century in particular, the bridge has featured in Turkish literature, theater, poetry and novels. The current Galata Bridge is just the latest in a series of bridges linking Eminönü in the Fatih district and Karaköy in Beyoğlu since the early 19th century. The current bridge, the fifth on the same site, was built in 1994.

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The Haliç (also known as the Golden Horn) is the sea recess that separates the Istanbul (Historical peninsula) and Beyoğlu plateaus, at the entrance to the Bosphorus, at the southeast end of the Çatalca Peninsula, which covers the European side of Istanbul. The Arabic word estuary, which is the geomorphological name of the structure formed by the invasion of a part of the river bed reaching it by the sea, has become a special name since the Ottoman period, due to the importance of the Istanbul estuary for the city, and has become the name of a city region covering many districts.

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Galata Tower
Built in 528, the building was built as a lighthouse, which dominated the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn, but was also used as a term dungeon.

According to a legend; If the Romans, for the first time together, come to the Galata Tower, a man and a woman marry each other. But if one of the couples went to the Galata Tower before, it is believed that this amulet would be broken.

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