Bosphorus Lunch Cruise – Istanbul Sightseeing Tours


Bosphorus lunch cruise is available on weekdays except for Sundays. The cruise starts its voyage at 9:00 am in the morning and winds up by 6:00 pm in the evening. We ride you via Golden horn to the black sea.


Lunch Cruise on Bosphorus in Istanbul

We have our well-experienced drivers for your pick up from hotel. They will guide you to our boat waiting for you at the Golden Horn.  Let us make you remember the main meal is lunch during this travel and you will not get down on the cruise for the lunch as the facility is set up especially for you on the cruise.

On the way, we will have a beautiful view of the Topkapi Palace, Dolmabahce Palace, Yildiz Palace, Ciragan Palace and Beylerbeyi Palace. All these palaces are the precious stones on the crown of Istanbul’s beauty. The Dolmabahce Place is the historical remains of an administrative center of Ottoman Empire. It was built with 35 tons of gold and the Ciragan Palace situated on the European shore, an old ottoman hub now converted into a five-star luxury hotel. It is ranked world’s 14th most expensive hotel. The palace is made of colorful marbles and wood. Ottoman Emperors always had a habit of building new places than using their ancestors built. The builder of this place Sultan Abdulaziz didn’t live long in this palace. Palace is being protected by a large garden wall from outside.

You will also be able to see the Bosphorus Bridge (renamed as: 15 Temmuz Şehitler Köprüsü | July 15th Martyrs Bridge)  as we pass underneath it. Beside the bridge, the summer house of the emperors stands in proud without aging.

After an hour and 15 minutes from the starting time, we will reach the most famous fish restaurants of Istanbul at Anatolia Kauge. You can enjoy a variety of fishes and seafood from here. From the restaurant, we will take you for a walk via the village, a real scenic beauty as we walk on the way to Yoros Castle. Camera is allowed inside, so you can take as many pictures as you like.

After an hour at the castle and cafe nearby we will move back to our cruise. Via cruise we will travel back to tour starting point, that is the dock and from there you will be picked up to drop at your hotel.

Click here to read information about Bosphorus Sights.

Let me tell why you would Enjoy ride from Bosphorus Cruise. The taste of food in the lunch cruise will drag you back to the palace once you visited. And when comes to the case of Bosphorus; It is the one and only point that connects Asia and Europe. It blends the two continent with an amazing fashion physically and culturally.

Places you will visit on tour with Bosphorus lunch cruise

  • Bezm-i Alem Mosque
  • Valide Sultan Mosque
  • Dolmabahce Palace
  • Ortakoy Mosque
  • The Maiden’s Tower
  • Esma Sultan Mansion
  • Bosphorus Bridge
  • Galatasaray Island
  • Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge
  • Sait Halim Paşa Mansion
  • Anatolian Fortress
  • Anadolu Kavagi
  • The Black Sea
  • Yoros Castle
  • Jagri Palace
  • Hidiv Pavilion
  • Bahai Mansion
  • Amcazade Hüseyin Paşa Mansion
  • Ferik Ahmet Afif Paşa Mansion
  • Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge

We are providing a 30 % discount for children below 7 and free for children from 0 to 2. Please be aware that The lunch will be served on the calm water of <em>Golden Horn</em> before heading to the <strong>Black Sea</strong> when it is low season.


Hotel Pick Up and Drop Off (from central hotels)
Transportations by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches
Cruise on the Golden Horn and Bosphorus
Professional Guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism
Parking and Road tolls
Local taxes


Personal expenses
Drinks during lunch


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