Overview For Bosphorus Strait And Black Sea Day Cruise

Embark on an unforgettable Black Sea and Bosphorus Strait Cruise that takes you along the Bosphorus Strait, bridging two continents, Europe and Asia, and into the picturesque Black Sea. Set sail from Istanbul, accompanied by an expert onboard guide, and delight in a scrumptious lunch featuring grilled chicken and Turkish meze. As you traverse the stunning waterway during the Bosphorus Strait and Black Sea Day cruise from Istanbul, marvel at the magnificent European and Asian shorelines dotted with iconic landmarks. 


Enjoy the opportunity to explore the charming Ortaköy neighbourhood, the elegant Küçüksu Palace, and the imposing Rumeli Fortress during this deluxe Black Sea and Bosphorus Strait Cruise. Capture breathtaking panoramas from the yacht, or venture ashore to immerse yourself in the rich history and vibrant culture of the city. Whether you choose to swim in the sun-kissed waters of Poyrazköy or explore the mediaeval castle of Anadolu Kavağı, this day cruise promises to create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Package Options Of Bosphorus Strait And Black Sea Day Cruise

Istanbul Full-Day Bosphorus and Black Sea Cruise with Lunch and Swimming Option
Istanbul Full-Day Bosphorus and Black Sea Cruise with Lunch and Swimming Option
  • Embark on an unforgettable journey with the Istanbul full-day Black Sea and Bosphorus Strait cruise, featuring lunch and swimming options. 
  • Admire the beauty of Europe, Asia, and the Black Sea as you explore iconic landmarks, including the Ottoman-era Ortaköy, Rumeli Hisarı Fortress, and the stunning Küçüksu Palace. 
  • Delight in a scrumptious onboard lunch with traditional Turkish meze and unwind by swimming in the Black Sea at Poyrazkoy or exploring mediaeval ruins at Anadolu Kavağı. 
  • An expert guide ensures an enriching, stress-free experience in one of the world's most beautiful cities.

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Half Day Extra Long Circle Istanbul Bosphorus and Black Sea Tour with Lunch
Half Day Extra Long Circle Istanbul Bosphorus and Black Sea Tour with Lunch
  • Indulge in a delightful afternoon with the Half Day Extra Long Circle Black Sea and Bosphorus Strait Cruise, featuring lunch and hotel pickup/drop-off service. 
  • Savour traditional Turkish meze and grilled chicken before cruising through the stunning Bosphorus Strait. 
  • Admire iconic attractions like Galata Tower and the Bosphorus Bridge, connecting Europe and Asia.
  • Venture into the Black Sea, stopping at the charming seaside village of Beykoz to explore mediaeval fortress remnants or take a refreshing dip. 
  • Return to Istanbul with lasting memories of this 4.5-hour captivating experience.


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Bosphorus Strait and Black Sea Full Day Tour
Bosphorus Strait and Black Sea Full Day Tour
  • Experience the enchanting Bosphorus Strait and Black Sea day cruise from Istanbul, a deluxe cruise showcasing the best of Istanbul across two continents. 
  • Indulge in a delectable meal of Turkish specialities while capturing awe-inspiring views and renowned sites from the comfort of your yacht. 
  • Choose to venture onshore for an up-close exploration of Istanbul's rich heritage. 
  • This unforgettable experience is perfect for families and friends seeking a fun-filled, memory-making adventure while immersing themselves in the captivating beauty of Istanbul's landscapes.

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4-H Bosphorus and Black Sea Cruise
4-H Bosphorus and Black Sea Cruise
  • Embark on a captivating 4-hour Bosphorus Strait and Black Sea day cruise from Istanbul, offering unique perspectives of Istanbul's iconic landmarks, including the Galata Tower and the Bosphorus Bridge. 
  • Sail the enchanting Marmara Sea aboard a luxury yacht, while savouring a refreshing welcome cocktail and a scrumptious onboard lunch featuring Turkish delicacies. 
  • Listen to fascinating stories about Turkish monuments from a knowledgeable guide. 
  • Explore the charming coastal town of Anadolu Kavaği, with its lush hills and mediaeval fortress ruins. 

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Bosphorus and Black Sea Lunch Cruise
Bosphorus and Black Sea Lunch Cruise
  • Discover the mesmerising beauty of Istanbul with the Bosphorus and Black Sea Lunch Cruise, a delightful journey showcasing the city's iconic landmarks. 
  • Glide along the enchanting Bosphorus Strait, capturing stunning views of palaces, ancient mansions, and towering minarets. 
  • Savour a delectable onboard lunch, featuring a variety of Turkish delicacies, while soaking in the breathtaking surroundings. 
  • As the cruise reaches the Black Sea, take a refreshing swim or explore charming coastal villages. 
  • This unforgettable experience offers a perfect blend of relaxation, adventure, and cultural exploration.

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Highlights For Bosphorus Strait And Black Sea Day Cruise

  • Experience a captivating Bosphorus Strait and Black Sea day cruise from Istanbul, and witness stunning views of the cityscape from a unique vantage point.
  • Marvel at the magnificent landmarks, opulent waterfront mansions and surrounding islands as you enjoy the cruise. 
  • Explore iconic landmarks such as Galata Tower, Bosphorus Bridge, Küçüksu Palace, and Rumeli Hisarı Fortress.
  • Enjoy a delectable onboard lunch featuring traditional Turkish meze and other snacks and dishes.
  • Relax with swimming options in the Black Sea or explore charming coastal villages.
  • Discover historic sites, mediaeval ruins, and lush surroundings at various stops.
  • Benefit from the insights of an expert guide for a stress-free, enriching experience.
  • Create unforgettable memories while traversing between two continents of Asia and Europe.

Inclusions For Bosphorus Strait And Black Sea Day Cruise

  • Black Sea And Bosphorus Strait Cruise
  • Onboard lunch (Turkish meze, grilled chicken, etc.)
  • Expert guide accompanying the tour
  • Iconic landmarks exploration
  • Swimming options in the Black Sea
  • Hotel pickup/drop-off (select packages)
  • Add-ons: welcome cocktails, additional vegetarian meal options, alcoholic beverages (beer, wine) for purchase, additional sightseeing stops


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Tips For Experiencing Bosphorus Strait And Black Sea Day Cruise

  • Dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable, non-slip shoes for walking.
  • Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat for sun protection during the cruise.
  • Carry a lightweight jacket or sweater, as it may get cooler while sailing.
  • Pack a swimsuit and towel if you plan to swim in the Black Sea.
  • Bring a camera or smartphone to capture memorable moments and stunning views.
  • Arrive at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time to ensure a smooth boarding process.
  • After the Black Sea and Bosphorus Strait Cruise, consider exploring nearby attractions such as the Dolmabahçe Palace, Hagia Sophia, the Grand Bazaar, Maiden's Tower, or the vibrant Ortaköy neighbourhood.
  • Spend an evening at a local restaurant or café to taste traditional Turkish cuisine and experience Istanbul's lively atmosphere.


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FAQs For Bosphorus Strait And Black Sea Day Cruise

What is the duration of the Bosphorus Strait and Black Sea day cruise?

    The Bosphorus Strait and Black Sea day cruise from Istanbul typically lasts around 4 to 8 hours, depending on your specific package. However, during the cruise, you can expect a combination of sightseeing, and exploring iconic landmarks, with options for swimming in the Black Sea, lunch onboard, and expert guidance throughout the journey.

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