2-Hour Bosphorus Cruise in Istanbul with Guide

2 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 10
Mobile ticket


Cruising on the Bosphorus is one of the top attractions in Istanbul. Having an educated and experienced tour guide will greatly enhance the experience.

This two hour cruise between two continents, Asia and Europe, giving visitors an unique vantage point of Istanbul with 20 million population.

Bosphorus is one of the most expensive real estate in the world. Especially old Ottoman Mansions are considered as one of the most expensive houses.

It is not a private tour so we cruise with tour boat which is open for public.


  • Bosphorus Cruise Ticket
  • Professional guiding from a licenced guide

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Galata Tower, Buyuk Hendek Cad. 2, Istanbul Turkiye

It is build at 1335 in Byzantiım Period, It is one of the most important symbol of the city

Pass By: Dolmabahce Palace, Visnezade Mahallesi Dolmabahce Cd, Istanbul 34357 Turkiye

(2nd residence for Ottoman Royal Family for 400 years. It is one of the copy of Versailles Palace in Paris. It is mind blowing and super fancy. It shows the luxury of Ottoman Empire. Chandeliers are from France, crystals are from England, priceless carpets are from Turkey amd Iran, curtains are pure Turkish Silk, porcelains are from China and Japan)

Pass By: Vodafone Arena, Kadirgalar Cad. No: 1 Visnezade Mah., Istanbul Turkiye

Soccer stadium with 42, 000 people capacity which belongs Beşiktaş Soccer Club

Pass By: Çırağan Caddesi, Yıldız, Çırağan Cd., Beşiktaş/İstanbul, Türkiye

Another really beautiful piece of art of Ottoman Empire which is build in 1863. It is operating as a hotel and manage by Kempinski since 1992.

Pass By: Ortakoy, Istanbul Turkiye

One of the most beautiful mosque of Istanbul which is also build in Ottoman Era. It is posh and fancy

Pass By: Bebek Park, Istanbul 34342 Turkiye

Most expensive and fanciest area of Istanbul. Celebrities who come to Istanbul are usually hanging out here. It is famous with fancy hotels, pubs, restaurants and night clubs.You can see Ferrari, Masserati, Bugatti cars in that area.

Pass By: Rumeli Fortress, Yahyakemal Cad. No.28, Istanbul 34470 Turkiye

A beautiful fortress and castles build in 1453 against Russian attacks which was coming from Black Sea Side. It is operating as a museum today.

Pass By: Kucuksu Pavilion, Kucuksu Cad. No:12, Istanbul 34810 Turkiye

A summer cottage which is build for Royal Family to stay when they come back from hunting. Royal Family used to spend days / weeks in that beautiful palace.It is operating as a museum today.

Pass By: Kuleli Sahil, Kuleli Cd. No:56 Kuleli Mahallesi, Istanbul 34684 Turkiye

Kuleli Area is another beautiful area which is located by The Bosphorus. It is famous with million dollars Ottoman Mansions. They are considered as one of the most expensive houses in the world. Each one of them are built in Ottoman Era so thats why they are all heriteged by government.

Pass By: Çengelköy, 34680 Üsküdar/İstanbul, Türkiye

Çengelköy District

Pass By: Kuzguncuk Sahili, Pasa limani Cd. Kuzguncuk Mahallesi, Istanbul 34674 Turkiye

Jewish District of Istanbul with beautiful boutique coffee shops and tiny streets. It is hipster/hippie area and famous especially with beautiful Greek Style houses.

Pass By: Uskudar, Uskudar, Istanbul

Üsküdar is one of the busiest and central downtown of Istanbul.

Pass By: KIz Kulesi, Uskudar, Istanbul 34668 Turkiye

Maiden Tower is another famous symbol of the city which is build as a lighthouse and operating as a restaurant today

Pass By: Topkapi Palace, Cankurtaran Mahallesi Gulhane Park, Near Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul 34122 Turkiye

It was a residence for Ottoman Royal Family for 400 years and it is operating as a museum today

Pass By: Hagia Sophia Mosque, Sultan Ahmet, Ayasofya MeydanI No:1, Istanbul 34122 Turkiye

Its 1500 years old structure which is built as a church, than converted in to a mosque and operating as a museum today. Most famous symbol of Istanbul

Pass By: Misir Carsisi (Spice Market), Rustem Pasa Mahallesi, Erzak Ambari Sok. No:92 Eminonu - Fatih, Istanbul 34116 Turkiye

Spice Bazaar and Eminonu Area

Pass By: Galata Koprusu, Kemankes Karamustafa Pasa Mahallesi Beyoglu, Istanbul 34425 Turkiye

Galata Bridge

Pass By: Suleymaniye Mosque, Prof. SIddIk Sami Onar Cd. No:1 Süleymaniye Mah, Istanbul 34116 Turkiye

It is build in 1550 by Architect Sinan The Great. One of the most beautiful mosque of Istanbul which is dedicated the famous sultan of The Ottoman Empire 'Suleyman The Magnificent'

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • All tour guides are double vaccinated and they carry mask for our guests all the time
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
January 2023

I had the tour with Metin, who's an awesome tour guide and person. He spoke English very well, told me a lot about Istanbul and Turkey history. And after the tour he helped me to figure out transportation from the pier to my hotel. I highly recommend this tour company and, especially, Mitin 🤩🙏🏻

January 2023

The tour took about 2 hours. The information given by the guide before starting the tour was very useful and clear. Guide Ayse is both a knowledgeable guide and a friendly local. I definitely recommend you to do this tour with the guide Ayse. You will see a completely different Istanbul on the Bo...

January 2023

An unforgettable memory with a guide who has lots of knowledge about history and culture. İstanbul is a beautiful city itself. The Cruise was fun, informative. You can take lots of picture for Instagram as well. Great service for great price. Definitely reccomended!

January 2023

We went with my wife and we really enjoyed. The cruise is almost 2 hours. It is a great way to spend some time. Tour guide Metin was giving information nonstop. Honestly i have never seen sucu a passionate guide.

January 2023

It was totally worth it. Price is reasonable and the service you get for that price is great. I highly reccomend you to do that activity and always better with a guide. Tour guide Metin was very informative and friendly. Thank you Metin

October 2022

The Bosphorus Cruise is a must do in Istanbul. I purposely chose a cruise without dinner or a show and am very pleased with my choice. It was more affordable and I got to focus on my surroundings. Our guide Metin was very excited and passionate about his country and its history. I was a little st...

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