Half Day Istanbul Tour: Short Bosphorus Cruise


29.70 EUR 33.00 EUR


2,5 Hours


Half Day Istanbul Tour: Short Bosphorus Cruise is the shortest cruise on the bosphorus. It covers the sites of Golden Horn, Bosphorus boat cruise sightseeing and Kucuksu Palace.

The Half Day Short Bosphorus Cruise tour will be started with hotel pick up service. The hotel pick up time may be changed according to the hotel location of participants. At the end of the tour, participants will drop off at near to Spice Bazaar.

So, the details of the itinerary will be as follow;

  • 10:30 - 11:00 Departing from hotel with pick up service. Meeting with tour guide and group to continue to tour.
  • 11:30 The tour will be started from the meeting point by moving to the first spot of the tour.
  • Visiting and sightseeing Visiting: Galata Tower, Galata Bridge, Suleymaniye Mosque, Ortakoy, Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, Bosphours Bridge, Beylerbeyi Palace, Kucuksu Palace and Topkapi Palace, Mainden Tower and More of Bosphorus, Asia and Europe.
  • 14:00 The activity of the bosphours cruise Tour will be ended when you arrive to port near to Spice Bazaar.

Pick-up and Drop-off

How to organize the departure & ruturn Short Bosphorus Cruise?

  • The Departure of the tour, will be organized from the following central areas in Istanbul or from the meeting point.
  • The drop off point is near to spice bazaar. At the end of the tour, participants will be drop off at the point which is near to spice bazaar.
Meeting Points of 2,5 Hours Bosphorus Cruise Tour in Istanbul
Meeting Hotel or Meeting point in IstanbulPick UpDrop Off is at the cruise port
near to spice bazaar
From Sultanahmet, Sirkeci, Istanbul10:30 - 10:3014:15 - 14:30
From Taksim, Beyoglu, Galata, Istanbul10:30 - 11:0014:15 - 14:30
From Besiktas, Istanbul (Meeting Point)10:30 - 11:0014:15 - 14:30
From Laleli, Aksaray, Beyazıt, Istanbul10:00 - 10:3014:15 - 14:30

Language of The Guide



The Short Bosphorus Cruise Half Day Istanbul Tour, join to the experience of the Bosphorus Strait within a guided tour service and learn more about the Bosphorus Strait, Europe, Asia, Palaces, Villas on the Bosphorus Costline and architecture in Istanbul.

  • Experience the begin from Golden Horn and continue with the Bosphorus Strait.
  • Enjoy your informative guide service, all the highlights of Golden Horn and Bosphorus Strait and this 2,5 hours cruise
  • Explore the Kucuksu Palace with a stop at the historical "Kucuksu Palace" on the Asian continent.
  • Discover the city on a upper deck boat and learn about Istanbul’s famous landmarks such as; Galata Tower, Galata Bridge, Suleymaniye Mosque, Ortakoy, Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, Bosphours Bridge and etc.
  • See the uniqe beauty of the Bosphorus and the Two continents (Europe and Asia).
  • You will be able to set foot on the Asian side and visit the famous Ottoman Imperial palace call; Kucuksu Palace, it’s a small palace constructed in 1856 in Baroque style.
  • After visiting the palace, enjoy also with your free time and walk around to take some great photos in the garden of Kucuksu Palace.
  • On the way back enjoy the other famous attraction spots such as; Beylerbeyi Palace, Uskudar , Maiden’s Tower etc.


  • Professional tour guide.
  • All mentioned sites.
  • All entrance fees during the tours.
  • Hotel pick up services are free for this tour.
  • All needed transportation during the tour is by non-smoking and airconditioned touristical vehicles.
  • Local Taxes.
  • Service Charges.


  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips to tour guide and driver (Not compulsory).
  • Hotel drop off services.
  • Lunches,
  • Optional tours.

Additional Informations

Closed Sites

  • Kucuksu Palaces are closed on Mondays and Thursdays. Replaced with Rumeli Fortress instead .

Additional Information

  1. Istanbul daily Tours has walking and not recommended for the people who has difficulties with walking.
  2. When you book the one of Istanbul Daily Tours the confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  3. We kindly request our guests to be ready 10 minutes before pick up time of Any Istanbul Daily Tours.
  4. Under 18 years Children who is going to join to one of Istanbul daily tours, must be accompanied by an adult.
  5. Hotel Transfers (Pick up and Drop off) are included from the central hotels in District of Fatih, Beyoğlu, Beşiktaş).
  6. The Other districts in European Side, 15 euro per person per way (single 20 euros per way).
  7. Hotel pick up in Asia side: 40 Euro per person, per way. 50 Euro Single person per way from the central hotels. You can pay when you be picked up from hotel.
  8. Asian side hotels has no pick up service. (If you want to join to the tours while you are staying in asian site, the meeting poin will be letting you know).
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