As you are in search of best ways to enjoy Istanbul, you will realize It does not take long to find out that best way to enjoy the majestic views of Istanbul is a truly spectacular Bosphorus Cruise, before or after a day of visiting the must-see sites.

Thie yacht tour covers some of the most breathtaking views of Istanbul including famous skyline of the old town, palaces, fortresses, historical waterfront mansions called Yali, lovely wooded green spaces, bridges, towers. Your cruise can be adjusted to include a superb sunset , also great for those who love sunset photography.

Types and duration of the cruise

The short cruise begins from the old town near Galata Bridge ( or from your waterfront hotel) and returns after reaching the second suspension bridge, Fatih Sultan Mehmet bridge, where also famous Rumeli Fortress is situated. This takes about 2 – 2,5 hours.

The short cruise combines perfectly well with a visit to Spice Market area, Grand Bazaar , to extend your cruise into a half day or full day tour with a land portion. The land portion works perfectly well as a walking tour since you can be dropped off by the Spice Market to explore more of Istanbul.

The long cruise may include lunch or dinner on board, swim breaks, sail as far as Black Sea, landings at your selection of super charming towns, villages or historical neighborhoods like Balat,Uskudar, Ortakoy, Rumeli Kavagi all according to your choice.

The Bosphorus Straits

Bosphorus Straits of Istanbul is 32km long and connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara and lies between the continents of Europe and Asia. Some of the most expensive waterfront properties old and new are on the waterfront here, as well as palaces , mansions, fortresses, charming green spaces and more.

Significance of The Bosphorus Straits in History and Mytology
The Bosphorus with all her charms has got remarkable significance in history
and mytology ; like Jason and the Argounats passing through the clashing rocks, Bosphorus, meaning Ox-ford; passageway to Io – lover of Zeus. This is also where in 6th century bc
Persian king Darius I crossed his army on a pontoon bridge made up of boats.

What is Included:

  • 14 to 26 meter state of the art brand new yachts according to your choice.
  • Roundtrip transportation to and from your hotel to the yacht by private Mercedes minivan .
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Embarcation from your waterfront hotel on the Bosphorus
  • Tea , coffee, water, and we will make sure the Yacht’s bar to carry your favourite drink and snack orders.