Short İstanbul Bosphorus Cruise with Asian Side (Küçüksu Palace)

2 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket


Combine a Bosphorus Strait sightseeing cruise with a tour of Küçüksu Palace or Rumeli Fortress on this exciting 2.5-hour İstanbul experience! With an onboard guide, learn all about the city and enjoy water-side views of Dolmabahçe Palace, Galata Tower, Bosphorus Bridge and more. Help yourself to snacks on board, and then hop on to dry land for a tour of either Rumeli Hisarı Fortress (Mondays and Thursdays only) or Küçüksu Palace — one of İstanbul’s opulent hidden gems.


  • Hotel pickup
  • Local guide
  • Kucuksu Palace Garden Ticket included

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

Our tour guide will will inform the history of the Dolmabahçe Palace.

Stop At: Rumeli Fortress, Yahyakemal Cad. No.28, Istanbul 34470 Turkey

Rumeli Fortress from 15th century.(The tour will visit here only on thursdays )(The fortress will be closed on mondays)

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Eminonu Pier, Istanbul 34112 Turkey

Historical Galata Bridge, between the Old and New city of Istanbul. Eminönü also famos with fish, you can see fisher man every hour of the day.

Pass By: Bosphorus Bridge, Kuzguncuk Mahallesi 15, Istanbul Turkey

The first Bridge of Istanbul "The Bosphorus Bridge"

Stop At: Kucuksu Pavilion, Kucuksu Cad. No:12, Istanbul 34810 Turkey

The hunting lodge of the Sultans from 19th century. (The tour will stop nearby there will be free time and garden tickets of the palace will be included)(The Palace will be clolsed on mondays and thursdays.)

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Beylerbeyi Palace, Abdullahaga Cad., Istanbul Turkey

Summer palace of the Sultans from 19th century.

Pass By: KIz Kulesi, Uskudar, Istanbul Turkey

The legendary historical Maiden's Tower

Pass By: Buyuk Mecidiye Cami, Mecidiye Mah. Cami Sok. No:2 Ortakoy, Besiktas, Istanbul Turkey

The baroque styled mosque of the Sultan Abdulmecid from 19th century.

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

Çırağan Palace the palace of Sultan Abdulaziz from 19th century

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

Up on the hill you will see the Galata tower from Eastern Roman period of the city.

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

Mosque of the Suletman The Magneficent from 16th century. It will be seen up on the hill.

Time of tour

11:30 AM

Meeting point

IBO Cruise and Tours, 5, Alemdar, Divan Yolu Cd. No:22, 34110 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Traveler pickup is offered

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • We visit Rumeli Fortress only on Thursdays On Mondays Both Rumeli Fortress and Küçüksü Palace will be closed and visits replaced with freetime in Bebek neighborhood.
  • 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 100 travelers
  • 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
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized


  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Kucuksu Pavilion

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.
April 2022

Our tour with Deniz was the perfect way to spend a morning. He was very informative, and the Bosphorus cruise was gorgeous and relaxing, after having spent a couple long days touring on foot. It was a treat to view the waterfront Kücüksu Palace gardens (included), and we opted to tour inside as w...

February 2022

The tour was canceled at the last moment. I had to call the local tour operator to confirm whether the tour was going on as Viator claimed that they were unable to do so. This was after full payment was made.

December 2021

The boat was huge for a party of 40, so there was lots of space to spread out on the open deck and in the cabin below. This was good for social distancing. The views from the top deck were fantastic and the commentary very detailed and informative. We had two guides doing the commentary in turn. ...

December 2019

The cruise was fascinating, the tour guide knew his stuff. The Rumeli fortress was also quite a good stop in between.

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October 2019

I have got two tickets for my mom and dad, first of all, my mom and dad got another cruise ticket for 45$ which had dinner and two places for visiting and horse riding and it was for 8 hours second, they picked my mom and dad from hotel after I asked for that, first they emailed me to tell them t...

September 2019

This was a nice experience and very relaxing with plenty of opportunities to take a photography or make a selfie on an unusual background or with unusual pose (my partner hates photographies so I had to perform for both of us). The tour captures a number of the most important buildings in Istambu...

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