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    Istanbul Lunch Cruise – Extended Bosphorus Cruise up to the Black Sea Enjoy incredible views of Istanbul sailing between two continents on the Bosphorus all the way to the Black Sea as you enjoy delicious two-course lunch onboard a lovely boat. Spend a pleasant afternoon exploring the Bosphorus Strait during this spectacular 4-hour Bosphorus lunch cruise. Take in the iconic sights along the way and stop for a visit in the fishing village of Anadolu Kavagi and discover the old fortress remnants on a hill with breath-taking views of Bosphorus and the Black Sea. Cruise Highlights • Delicious two course lunch with freshly prepared entrees, salads and seasonal fruits • Glace over the castles, palaces and mansions on the Bosphorus Strait • Learn about the rich history of Istanbul from our knowledgeable guide on-board. • Sail to the village of Anadolu Kavagi on the Black Sea coast • Swimming opportunity in the Black Sea at Anadolu Kavagi during summer time What you can expect from this cruise Climb aboard a gorgeous boat and forget your worries as you enjoy a relaxing afternoon cruise down the Bosphorus Strait. Admire the views of beautiful castles, palaces, old mansions and the minarets of Istanbul mosques. During the cruise you will have plenty of time to relax, sit back and indulge in two course lunch that offers a variety of delicious dishes and fresh seasonal fruits. The open air observation deck gives you the perfect place to capture photos. Go for a stroll on deck to soak up the sun and see the many famous sights that line both coastlines, such as Galata Tower, Dolmabahce and Ciragan Palaces and the immense Bosphorus Bridges that connect Asia and Europe, observe districts along the shore. Sail towards the Black Sea, and then make your way to the small coastal town of Anadolu Kavagi. Drop anchor and take a walk in the lush hills of the surrounding area. See the ruins of a medieval fortress and other landmarks before the journey back to Istanbul in the late afternoon. On the way back to Istanbul, glance at many wooden summer pavilions of Ottoman Sultans and pashas on the Asian shore of the Bosphorus. Lunch Menu Cocktail: Spring Rolls (Deep fried rolls with cheese filling) Snacks Hors D’oeuvre Plate Calf Ham Feta Cheese Stuffed Grape Leaves Russian Salad Mashed Feaves Zucchini Hash Browns Carrot Salad With Yogurt Mercimek Köftesi (Lentil Balls) Tomatoes and Cucumber Salad Warm Starters: Spring Balls or (Deep Fried Phyllo Pastry With Pastrami and Tomato Filling) Rose Pastry Main Course Barbecued Meat (Meatballs, Glazed Chicken Beast, Beefsteak) With Tomato Pilaf OR Barbecued Fish (Sea Bass or Sea Bream) With Side Dish Seasonal Salad *** Vegetarian food also available on request Vegetarian Main Course: Grilled or saute vegetables with side dishes of rice and mashed patato Fruit Three kinds of fruits of the season Beverages *** One Soft Beverage *** Complimentary Turkish Tea and Nescafe Inclusions: *** 4-Hours Cruise on pleasant boat *** Two-course full lunch *** Professional and experienced tour guide in English and Spanish *** One soft drink + complimentary tea and nescafe Cruise Timing Schedule Departing from Kabatas Pier 12:30/13.00 - Boarding on the boat 13:00 – Cruise stars 13:00/13:45 – Coctail and snacks served. Journey towards the first and second bridges with our guide's narration of the important buildings 13:45/14:45 Lunch served as the boat sails towards the Black Sea 14:45/16.00 - Visit to the Anadolu Kavagi Village or swim off the boat in a nice bay (swimming possibility only during Summer) 16.00/17:30 - Journey back to Kabatas Pier 17.00 – Cruise ends in Kabatas Pier Days of Operation Everyday All Year Around Good to Know • We cannot wait for late comers or return to the piers. All cruises are on a strict time schedule. • Vegetarian food must be ordered in the special instruction while booking in advance. • Children under 3 are free of charge, children aged between 4 and 8 get 30% discount. • Students with a valid student ID will receive 20% discount. • Swimming break as an option on the summer months (first week of June till third week of September) instead of visiting Anadolu Kavagi village. Either you visit the village or stay on the boat for swimming
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Duration
4–5 hours
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • One soft drink
  • Hotel Pick - Up
  • Hotel Drop Off
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic Beverages
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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By: Bosphorus Tour Istanbul
martinedreik
Enfeh, Lebanon
23
Great escape
2 hours and a half of relaxation and amazing view over the Bosphor, welcoming crew, worth every penny
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Jeff P
Fremantle, Australia
477
Sunset cruise
Thanks to Sinan (and Erdal) and the crew for a lovely escape from the madness of Istanbul. The guide was multi
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David F
32
NYE Cruise
Awesome NYE Cruise. Tugrul is amazing and very helpful. No doubt the best company for Bosphorus cruises in
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Vicki
26
Sunset Cruise
I have been to Istanbul many times after living in a different part of turkey for many years . However my mum had
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Miyase E
Istanbul, Turkey
12
good day of Istanbul sightseeing
we only had a day in Istanbul and wanted to explore as much as possible in a day. were seekung for a day on which
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slieder
San Diego, California
8642
Great view of the Bosphorus but find the secret viewing spot.....
I'll start by saying the tour was great but everyone wants to get to the top deck and get an unobstructed
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Epichrisurious
Zurich, Switzerland
3218
Worth it even during winter!
We went end of December as it was only 5 degrees outside and it was still worth it. The boat has a big indoor area
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Sultan I
24
Amazing!
The crew members were really helpful. We had a great time. Totally recommend it to everyone visiting Turkey.
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Burgess The World Travler.
21
Phenomenal tour
This was the absolute best tour ever. We only had 7 hours in Istanbul and our tour guide went above and beyond to
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Ghita S
22
sunset cruise
it was a very nice experience , all the staff were amazing !! no delay , the guide was super must to do
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  • Duration: 4–5 hours
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