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Full Day Tour of Cruise on Bosphorus and Two Continents (Europe to Asia)

Full Day Tour of Cruise on Bosphorus and Two Continents (Europe to Asia)

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Don’t just cross Istanbul on this full-day sightseeing tour – cross-continental lines as you explore the city’s past wonders and present attractions. The centerpiece of this tour is an easygoing cruise down the Bosphorus, the river that separates Europe and Asia. Complement your cruise with highlights on both sides of the divide. Sample Turkish Delights at the Spice Bazaar and step back into Turkey’s past at Dolmabache Palace.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$86.17
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$86.17
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Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

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Instead of driving around Istanbul all day in a stuffy tour bus, discover the city’s beauty in style on this relaxing sunset cruise down the Bosphorus, the waterway that marks the border between Asian Turkey and European Turkey. From the open-air deck of your luxury yacht, see riverside landmarks like the Dolmabahçe Palace, the Ortaköy Mosque and the Rumeli Fortress, all lit by the beautiful dusk light.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.55
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$61.55
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Canoeing in Istanbul

Canoeing in Istanbul

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Would you like to experience Istanbul in the most attractive way? If yes here is the chance for you during all four seasons. Even if you don't have a swimsuit, towel, etc... we will have stores on our way where you can buy such things. First, we will have a boat ride to the Asian Side and you will have the chance to cross the continents and enjoy the view. You can feed the seagulls with your simit on the boat! After arriving on the Asian side, we will go to the place to get canoes. We’ll also have a stop to swim in the Bosphorus while we canoe - one of the clearest water in Istanbul. Once we will finish canoeing, if you have no plans for lunch, we can have a stop for lunch - it is optional and we will see how the day goes. If your place of stay is on the European side, I will help you to get to the European side with the ferry.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00

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Private Bosphorus Boat Tour

Private Bosphorus Boat Tour

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Private Tour In the Bosphorus strait which draw the border between Europe and Asia Passing under the magnificent bosphorus bridge where you will have the chance to take some unforgettable photos
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$124.75
per group
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$124.75
per group

Bosphorus Sightseeing Boat Tour

Bosphorus Sightseeing Boat Tour

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See the major attractions of Istanbul as they were meant to be seen: from the water.  Comfortable transportation takes you from the Sultanahmet district to the docks, where you’ll enjoy a slow paced 1.5-hour boat tour along the Bosphorus. Listen to commentary as you photograph sights, such as Dolmabahce Palace and Rumeli Fortress, without your shots getting crowded by tourists or street traffic.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.39
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$23.39

Bosphorus Cruise and Two Continents Tour in Istanbul

Bosphorus Cruise and Two Continents Tour in Istanbul

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Discover the best of Istanbul on a full-day tour that covers the city by land and boat. Your small group travels by comfortable minibus around the city to see attractions including the Spice Bazaar, Rustem Pasha Mosque, Dolmabahce Palace and the vibrant Ortaköy district. You’ll also enjoy a relaxing sightseeing cruise on the Bosphorus River, have lunch with a view on Camlica Hill, and cross the Bosphorus Bridge — which links the continents of Europe and Asia. Hear informative commentary from your guide throughout the day.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.94
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$84.94

Full Day Prince's Islands Heybeli ada and Buyuk ada tour with Lunch

Full Day Prince's Islands Heybeli ada and Buyuk ada tour with Lunch

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Take a break from busy Istanbul with a full-day tour to the Princes’ Islands. Cruise by ferry along the Bosphorus River and Marmara Sea to the islands of Heybeliada and Buyukada. At both islands, you have free time to enjoy the beaches, historical buildings, and seafood restaurants. Your tour includes ferry tickets, a restaurant lunch, and pickup and drop-off from centrally located hotels.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.17
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$86.17

Istanbul City Tour with Bosphorus Strait Sightseeing Cruise

Istanbul City Tour with Bosphorus Strait Sightseeing Cruise

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Gaze over land and sea on this guided Istanbul city tour with a Bosphorus Strait sightseeing cruise. Aboard a comfy coach, discover the lively neighborhoods of Fener and Balat, and drive along the Golden Horn for spectacular views. With your expert guide experience the vibrant Spice Bazaar and then board a charming sightseeing cruise to traverse the Bosphorus viewing highlights like the Bosphorus Bridge and Rumeli Fortress.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$43.08
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$43.08
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Istanbul Boat Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace & Two Continents

Istanbul Boat Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace & Two Continents

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Admire beautiful architecture and capture stunning views of illustrious palaces during a full-day tour in Istanbul including a Bosphorus cruise. Aboard a cozy coach explore the highlights of Istanbul including the Walls of Constantinople, views of the Golden Horn and witness the lively Spice Bazaar on foot. You will then experience a must-do in Istanbul, a Bosphorus Strait sightseeing cruise. The cruise concludes with a visit to the beautiful Dolmabahce Palace where Istanbul’s late sultans once resided. Plus, you will gaze over this east-meets-west city for eye-popping views at Yeditepe or Çamlıca Hill.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$98.48
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$98.48
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Evening Sunset Cruise in Istanbul

Evening Sunset Cruise in Istanbul

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Witness the beauty of Istanbul at dusk on this evening sightseeing cruise and watch the sunset over both the European and Asian sides. Marvel at all the sights as you sail past; keep a look out for Topkapi Palace, Maiden's Tower, Ortaköy & Mecidiye Mosque, Dolmabahce Palace, the Bosphorus Bridge and Cıragan Palace.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.31
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$12.31

Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise ((3 Hours))

Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise ((3 Hours))

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If you visit Istanbul there are several things you must do. The most important one is to have a Bosphorus Cruise where you can see the highlights of Istanbul from the sea while you have a cup of tea or Turkish coffee. Bosphorus is not just border between Asia & Europe. It’s one of the main arteries of the city and one of the most beautiful sites in all of Turkey.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.62
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$24.62
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Istanbul Princes’ Islands Boat Trip with Lunch/ (Optional Horse Carriage Ride)

Istanbul Princes’ Islands Boat Trip with Lunch/ (Optional Horse Carriage Ride)

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Escape bustling Istanbul for a day with a small-group cruise trip to the Princes’ Islands in the Sea of Marmara. Board a ferry and admire landmarks like the Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque from the water as you cruise toward these nine, traffic-free islets. Dock at Buyukada and enjoy a horse-drawn carriage tour, restaurant lunch, and free time before your return ferry. Includes pickup and drop-off from selected hotels, ferry, horse-drawn carriage ride, and lunch.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$36.93
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$36.93
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Full Day Istanbul Old City & Bosphorus Cruise Tour incl Lunch

Full Day Istanbul Old City & Bosphorus Cruise Tour incl Lunch

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Take in the highlights of Istanbul and maximize your time with skip-the-line entrance at the most popular attractions. Enjoy guided visits to the Hagia Sophia Museum and the Blue Mosque; browse the stalls at the Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar; and tuck into tasty Turkish cuisine at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, discover Istanbul’s European and Asian sides on a Bosphorus sightseeing cruise.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.78
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$78.78
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Bosphorus Dinner Cruise and Turkish Dance Shows

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise and Turkish Dance Shows

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Begin your 3-hours Bosphorus dinner cruise with either a coach pickup from your hotel or join your guide at the port. Then, board your festive boat for a sightseeing cruise of the Bosphorus Strait and see the monument-laden European and Asian coastlines. To help you settle in, grab a complimentary drink from the cabin bar, and then pick your favorite viewpoint to gaze out at Istanbul’s stunning monuments. Enjoy this exciting performance of music and dancing which sheds light on the city’s Anatolian culture. As the show picks up, get ready for classic belly dancing with playful twists and shakes enjoyed by all. Once the show is over, spend the last few minutes admiring the sparkling city as your boat arrives at the port. Next, either head back to your hotel by coach or continue your evening from here at your leisure.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.55
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$61.55
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Golden Horn and Bosphorus Boat Tour in Istanbul

Golden Horn and Bosphorus Boat Tour in Istanbul

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See Istanbul on a half-day tour that includes a boat cruise on the Bosphorous River, and a cable car ride up Pierre Loti Hill. You'll also learn about the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires as you take in the walls of Constantinople, and make a stop at Chora Church, know for its frescoes and stunning examples of Byzantine art.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.39
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$23.39

Dinner Cruise Turkish Night Show in Istanbul (Non-Alcoholic)

Dinner Cruise Turkish Night Show in Istanbul (Non-Alcoholic)

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Start your evening with pick up from your hotel before heading to the port to embark on our 4 hours evening Bosphorus cruise from Istanbul.Dine in style as you cruise past illuminated city landmarks like Dolmabahçe Palace, kiz kulesi , ortakoy , çırağan palace kempinski , ortakoy , beylerbeyi , rumeli fortness and the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge on this 4 hours evening cruise along the Bosphorus. Sample typical Turkish cuisine , then settle back to enjoy some traditional entertainment, including belly dancing and folk music. Watch the sun set over the Bosphorus Strait and cruise. After dinner marvel at Turkish belly dancers during an Anatolian folklore show. After your boat docks, your experience finishes with drop off at your Istanbul hotel.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$43.08
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$43.08
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All Inclusive Moonlight Dinner Cruise on The Bosphorus

All Inclusive Moonlight Dinner Cruise on The Bosphorus

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3-hours cruise on the Bosphorus between Europe and Asia Dine on fresh Turkish cousine Turkish Night and Live Dance Show Hotel transfers included Dinner Menu Starters Seasonal Salad Main Course (with 4 options) Grilled fish served with arugula onion and lemon Grilled chicken steak served with rice and potatoes Grilled meatball served with rice and potatoes Vegetarian meal (pasta with vegetables, pizza or vagatable plate) Dessert & Fruit plate Show Program Whirling Dervish Turkish Gypsy Dance Henna Ceremony Caucasian Dance Belly Dancer Group Show Turkish Folk Dance Belly Dancer Professional DJ Performance
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise Tour, Golden Horn Coach Tour and Cable Car Ride

Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise Tour, Golden Horn Coach Tour and Cable Car Ride

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See Istanbul from three different vantage points on this tour, including a sightseeing cruise, panoramic tour and cable car ride. Take a scenic cruise on the Bosphorus and admire top Istanbul attractions such as the Bosphorus Bridge and Rumeli Fortress from the water. Then, take a coach drive around the Golden Horn districts to see the former Jewish quarter, old city walls, iron-built St Stephens and other lesser-known treasures. Lastly, catch the cable car up Pierre Loti Hill to witness the stellar city views from its hilltop cafe.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$43.08
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$43.08
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Bosphorus Cruise in Istanbul

Bosphorus Cruise in Istanbul

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Combine a visit to some of Istanbul's highlights with a cruise on the Bosphorus in a single day. Morning and afternoon tours are available; the morning includes the Egyptian Spice Bazaar and Rumeli Fortress; the afternoon includes the Golden Horn, Balat, the Rumeli Fortress, and others. Along the way, listen to engaging narration by your guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.62
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$24.62

90-Minute Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise, Free Refreshment and Audio Guide App

90-Minute Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise, Free Refreshment and Audio Guide App

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Join one of the best Bosphorus boat tours in Istanbul and admire the cosmopolitan city from a completely different perspective while enjoying the beautiful views of the Orient and the Occident at the same time. Your Istanbul Welcome Card Marine Officer will welcome you at the pier and help you on the boat, hand you over our Bosphorus tour plan and explain you what will see on the boat tour. Bosphorus Boat Tour The Bosphorus is 32km long, separates Europe from Asia and connects the Marmara Sea to the Black Sea. Cruise along the Bosphorus between Asia and Europe and discover Istanbul tourist attractions, magnificent palaces, ancient castles, and other historical sites, as well as fine seaside residences and the Bosphorus bridge. Furthermore, you will have a glance at the spectacular pieces of authentic civic architecture on the European and Asian coast. Our boat is departing hourly, if you should miss your departure time you can join the next departing boat.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$12.31
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$12.31
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Pasha Turkish Night Show

Pasha Turkish Night Show

Step into the rich world of Turkish culture and cuisine with a 4-hour dinner and show in Istanbul. Choose a sumptuous fixed menu or order a la carte, and sample classic dishes like meze, roasted chicken and meatballs along with cool drinks. Watch a series of performers take the stage, from whirling dervishes to belly dancers, and traditional folk dancers from around the country. See a re-enactment of a Turkish wedding ceremony, a fun DJ performance and a singer's renditions of international tunes.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.01
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$80.01

Istanbul Shore Excursion: Istanbul by Night Turkish Dinner and Show

Istanbul Shore Excursion: Istanbul by Night Turkish Dinner and Show

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Discover Istanbul’s dark side on this night tour shore excursion. After docking at the Port of Istanbul, you’ll meet your guide and explore the city at its most alluring hours—after sunset. See illuminated mosques, locals filling the streets for tea and games, and enjoy an amazing traditional Turkish dinner and belly-dancing show. Return to your vessel, worry free, for an on-time departure.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$88.00
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$88.00
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Istanbul Bosphorus Yacht Tour

Istanbul Bosphorus Yacht Tour

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Take a cruise on a cozy luxirious yacht during your visit in Istanbul. How about embarking on a beatiful excursion on a cozy yacht? Enjoy Turkey's stunning weather, water and beaches from the privacy and luxury of your own yacht. As you sail between the two continents, "Europe and Asia", you will be able to see the various historical places that date back to the times of Ottoman Empire such as Dolmabahce and Cıragan Palaces, Ortakoy Mosque, Rumeli Fortress, Beylerbeyi Palace, Kucuksu Palace, Kuleri Military Highschool, Anadolu Fortress etc.  Your yacht will come fully staffed with a captain and service personnel so all you have to do is lie back and enjoy the day.  Prices quoted are for a minimum rental time of 2 hours  and up to 15 passengers.  Passengers in excess of 15 are charged on a  per person rate. 
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$393.91
per group
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$393.91
per group

All Inclusive Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night Show from Istanbul

All Inclusive Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night Show from Istanbul

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Make the most of an evening in Istanbul with a sparkling 5-hour dinner cruise experience on the Bosphorus Strait. Admire spectacular views of Istanbul’s beautifully illuminated palaces, mosques and Bosphorus bridges, and enjoy a delicious 3-course dinner with select drinks. Glittering entertainment from belly dancers, whirling dervishes and other artistes is included, along with hotel pickup and drop-off. Upgrade to an unlimited alcoholic drinks package if you wish.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$43.08
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$43.08
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