Bosphorus Dinner Cruise and Turkish Dance Shows

Duration: 3 hours
Destination: Turkey, Turkey, Istanbul
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  • 3 hours
  • Istanbul
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  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Begin your 3-hours Bosphorus dinner cruise with either a coach pickup from your hotel or join your guide at the port. Then, board your festive boat for a sightseeing cruise of the Bosphorus Strait and see the monument-laden European and Asian coastlines. To help you settle in, grab a complimentary drink from the cabin bar, and then pick your favorite viewpoint to gaze out at Istanbul’s stunning monuments.
Enjoy this exciting performance of music and dancing which sheds light on the city’s Anatolian culture. As the show picks up, get ready for classic belly dancing with playful twists and shakes enjoyed by all. Once the show is over, spend the last few minutes admiring the sparkling city as your boat arrives at the port. Next, either head back to your hotel by coach or continue your evening from here at your leisure.

Stop At: Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

Istanbul is a bridge between Europe and Asia, the Black Sea and the Mediterranean, a position that endows it with one of the most unique and beautiful settings in the world. For, between the hills on the European and Asiatic shores flows the Bosphorus, the brightest gem in the diadem of nature.

Duration: 3 hours

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

Dolmabahçe Palace located in the Beşiktaş district of Istanbul, Turkey, on the European coast of the Bosporus strait, served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1856 to 1887 and from 1909 to 1922.

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

Occupying an ornate former Ottoman palace overlooking the Bosphorus strait, this luxe hotel is 2 km from Dolmabahçe Sarayı, an art museum in a grand palace

Pass By: Dolmabahce Mosque, Omer Avni Mh., Dolmabahce Cd. Right beside Dolmabahce Palace, Istanbul 34357 Turkey

The Dolmabahçe Mosque is a mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. It was commissioned by queen mother Bezmi Alem Valide Sultan.

Pass By: Galatasaray Island, Kurucesme Mah. Denizici Bolge 5. Pafta 364 Ada Arnavutkoy, Besiktas, Istanbul Turkey

The Galatasaray Islet is a small island on the Bosphorus strait off Kuruçeşme neighborhood in Istanbul, Turkey, which is owned by Galatasaray Sports Club.

Pass By: Arnavutköy, İstanbul, Turkey

Arnavutköy is a town and rural district in Istanbul Province, Turkey. The district was newly formed in 2008 from the large rural part of Gaziosmanpaşa district and parts of other districts, including Çatalca.

Pass By: Bebek Park, Istanbul 34342 Turkey

Bebek is one of the nicest neighborhoods on the Bosphorus, located on the European side of Istanbul. ... It was built in 1902 by the Italian architect Raimondo D'Aronco for an Ottoman minister than sold to the Egyptian Embassy when Istanbul was still the capital of the Ottoman Empire.

Pass By: Ortakoy, Istanbul Turkey

Ortaköy is a lively area centered on its waterfront square, where crowds gather to listen to impromptu concerts or sip tea on cafe terraces. Stands serving waffles or kumpir (stuffed baked potatoes) share busy alleys with souvenir stalls. The ornate, light-filled Ortaköy Camii mosque sits at the water’s edge in the shadow of the Bosphorus Bridge. After dark, upmarket restaurants and clubs nearby draw a chic crowd.

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

Which was inaugurated on October 29, 1973 on the fiftieth anniversary of the Turkish Republic, has the longest span in Europe and the fourth in the world.

Pass By: Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, Hisarustu Kavacik Yolu, Istanbul Turkey

The Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, also known as the Second Bosphorus Bridge, is a bridge in Istanbul, Turkey spanning the Bosphorus strait. When completed in 1988, it was the 5th-longest suspension bridge span in the world; today it is the 24th.

Pass By: Kanlica Meydani, Istanbul Turkey

Anadoluhisarı is a small fishing village housing some old historical yalıs belonging to the rich. The road goes on to the village of Kanlıca, famous for its milk and yogurt and to the Meşrutâ Yalı, one of the oldest Yalıs on the Bosphorus.

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

At the narrowest point of the Bosphorus stands the Rumelihisarr Fortress, built by Sultan Mehmet, the Conqueror on the European shore. The Sultan himself on the 26th day of March 1452 laid the foundation stone of the Fortress with a view to controlling the passage of the ships through the Bosphorus and using it as a base for his attack on the city.

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

The summer Palace of Kucuksu, sometimes called the Palace of Göksu, is situated between the villages of Anadoluhisan and Kandilli on the Asiatic shore of the Bosphorus. The Kucuksu Palace was first built by Mahmut I in 1749. Later it underwent a restoration during the reigns of Selim Ill and Ahmet Il. It was renovated by Sultan Abdülmecit in 1857. Sultan Abdülaziz gave the palace a new face-lift and had it refurbished and redecorated. It is a small but elegant edifice, stretching along the lip of the Bosphorus, surrounded by intricately cast iron railings. Waters and waves of the Bosphorus wash its terraces of glittering marble and sometimes penetrate their latticed and mysterious recesses.

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

Situated on the Asiatic shore of the Bosphorus between the villages of Kuzguncuk and Cengelköy, the palace was built by Sultan Abdülaziz in 1865. Beylerbeyi Palace seen from the Bosphorus floats like a white vision in a fairy tale. It is the most extravagant royal house of the 19th Century on which millions were spent. It is built completely of marble, surpassing all the Palaces of European Kings. Empress Eugénie, during her visit of 1869 stayed in this palace as well as Czar Nicholas Il of Russia. Edward VIII was a guest in 1936. Stone lionesses recline on marble carpets set in lawns, and swans float and fish swim in the unobtrusive pool where pigeons fly to catch the spray of the fountain upon their wings.

Pass By: KIz Kulesi, Uskudar, Istanbul Turkey

About 180 metres away from the shores of Üsküdar stands this tower which bears two different names. Europeans who named it the Leander's Tower thought that it was here where Leander was drowned while attempting to swim the Bosphorus to reach his beloved Hero, the priestess of Aphrodite. But, in fact,

Leander never crossed here even in the legend which refers to the Hellespont, Dardanelles. The Turkish name is KIZ kulesi ( Maiden's Tower ). It is now a modern lighthouse. In the past, it served as a fort to tax ships up to one tenth of their cargo, similar to Pfalz Castle on the Rhine.

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

The Galata Bridge is a bridge that spans the Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey. From the end of the 19th century in particular, the bridge has featured in Turkish literature, theater, poetry and novels.

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

The Galata Tower, called Christea Turris by the Genoese, is a medieval stone tower in the Galata/Karaköy quarter of Istanbul, Turkey, just to the north of the Golden Horn's junction with the Bosphorus.

Pass By: Anadolu Hisari Fort, Anadolu Hisari, Istanbul Turkey

On the opposite bank stands the Anadoluhisari Fortress by the Göksu stream.

This romantic castle which adorns the Asiatic shore of the Bosphorus was built in 1395 by Sultan Bayazit, the Thunderbolt and named as "Güzelcehisar". Later it was extended by Mehmet, the Conqueror. Today, as the first possession of Turks on the Bosphorus, it serves as the landmark of Turkish rule.

Sample Menu

• Plate of Appetizer (12 kind) - Turkish cuisine is particularly famous for its wide selection of appetizers and starters.
• Seasonal Salad - Salad from our garden
• Grilled Fish, Chicken or Meatballl - Main Dishes (Grilled Chicken Breast or Grilled Seasonal Fish Fillets or Grilled Meatballs served with vegetables and rice).
• Delicious Baklava - Baklava (Winter Season) / Fruit (Summer Season)

Inclusions
  • Dinner - Rich Ordovr Plate,The speciality of the day, Meatball, Grilled chicken or Grilled Fish, Salad, Seasonal Fresh Fruits,Soft Drinks
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Two ways hotels transfers from centrally located hotels
  • 3-Hours boat cruise on double deck boat
  • Great Turkish night shows including whirling dervishes and folk dances
  • Turkish belly dance shows

Exclusions
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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 200 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
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel Pick-Up is generally between 19:15 and 20:00 and the service is available only from centrally located hotels in Fatih, Beyoglu Areas. No pick - up service available from Asian side.

Ports

  • Dentur Avrasya Kabataş İskelesi, Ömer Avni, Mahallesi, Meclis-i Mebusan Cd. No:34, 34427 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey



Departure Time

8:00 PM

Voucher info

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

Duration

3 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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