Bosphorus & Golden Horn Cruise
Meal : Lunch
After pick you up from cenral hotel transfer to the boat. Then embark the boat and the lunch will be served on the boat. Sail on the Golden Horn and continue to sail on the Bosphorus. Your profossional local tour guide will inform you about places and then sail up to Black Sea. While you are on the cruise, you will be able to see two continents and two bridges on the Bosphorus that conect Asia and Europe. You will be able to enjoy the panaromic wiev of the Bosphorus. We stop in Anadolu Kavagi in Asia Continent of Istanbul. You will have free time to explore the area. At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to cenral hotels.
Brief Information about the sites
Cruise on the Golden Horn: One of the best natural harbours in the world, it was once the centre for the Byzantine and Ottoman navies and commercial shipping interests. As a natural and extremely secure harbor, the Golden Horn has played an important role in the development of Istanbul.
Bosphorus Cruise: A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway seperating Europe and Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace, and further along, the parks and imperial pavillions of Yildiz Palace. On the coastal edge of this park, is Ciragan Palace, 300 meters of is marble facade faces the shore. At Ortakoy a great variety of artists gather every Sunday to display their work along the street. Ortakoy is a symbol of tolerance with a church, a mosque and a synagogue existing side by side for centuries.
Rumeli Fortress (From the sea): The biggest fortification of Istanbul can be sen clearly during our Bosphorus
Maiden’s Tower (From the sea): Maiden’s Tower is the symbol of Istanbul due to its unique location at the intersection point of the two continents Europe and Asia.
Anadolu Kavagi (Stop over): It is just north of a small fishing village called Anadolu Kavağı, on Macar Bay, and the entire area is referred to as Anadolu Kavağı. This section is one of the narrowest stretches of the Bosphorus.
- Pick up and drop off from central Hotels
- Cruise on the Golden Horn and Istanbul Bosphorus
- Professional Guide
- Lunch on the Boat
- Local taxes
- Tips to guide and driver
- Drinks during lunch
- Personal expenses
You are kindly requested to present your self at the pick up point 15 minutes prior the pre advised pick up time
30% discount for children below the age 7, free for the ages 0-2
During low season, lunch will be served on clam water of Golden Horn before heading up to Black Sea