This is the only cruise tour that covers meal in daytime and goes to the Black Sea. You will be collected from your hotels and transfer to our boat. After embarkation to our boat and the lunch will be served on the boat. You will have lovely cruise and amazing tour until the Black Sea. We will stop in Anadolu Kavagi and you will have about an hour to walk and explore this nice town. You will be able to see Asia and Europe shores together from the sea. At the end of the tour, return transfers back to your hotels.
Bosphorus Strait & Black Sea Cruise Including lunch
12:15 – 12:30 pm – You will be picked up right from the hotel for guided Bosphorus Strait & Balck Sea Cruise.
(Hotel pick up times may change according to your hotel location in Istanbul. Please inform us your hotel details on your request)
After collect from your hotel then drive to the meeting point to meet with other tour participants and local tour guide. Then embark the boat at the harbor and the lunch will be served on the boat. Sail on the Golden Horn then passes under the Golden Horn Bridge. Continue to sail on the Bosphorus. Your professional local tourist guide will inform you about places, old mansions, Pasha villas, and then sail up to the Black Sea. While you are on the cruise, you will be able to see two continents and bridges on the Bosphorus that connect Asia and Europe Continents. Also, you will enjoy the panoramic view of the Bosphorus. We stop in Anadolu Kavagi town. You will have free time in Anadolu Kavagi to explore the area then sail back. At the end of the Bosphorus cruise tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Brief Information about the sites:
Cruise on the Golden Horn: One of the best natural harbors in the world, it was once the center of 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.
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.
Bosphorus & Black Sea Cruise: A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating 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 gathers 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
Anadolu Kavagi (Stop over): It is just north of a small fishing village called Anadolu Kavagi, on Macar Bay, and the entire area is referred to as Anadolu Kavağı. This section is one of the narrowest stretches of the Bosphorus. At the end of the Bosphorus and Black Sea Cruise Tour, you will be dropped off your hotel.
Hotel Pick up and Drop off
Professional Licensed Tour Guide
Bosphorus Boat Cruise
Any other expenses not noted in the included section
Drinks at the Lunch
Optional Istanbul Day Tours & Istanbul Dinner Cruises