Istanbul Sunset Yacht Tour
Meeting and Picking up:
You can use public metro, bus or tramway to reach our yacht tour. The pier is 3 minutes walking distance from Dolmabahce Palace and Galataport. If you get Kabatas F1 Funicular metro from Taksim Square, you can reach Kabatas in 5 minutes. If you get T1 tramway from Sultanahmet, Karakoy and Eminönü, our boat is 5 minutes walk from Kabatas tramway station. If you walk from Besiktas, the pier is 10 minutes away.
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During your Sunset Yacht Tour, you will enjoy snacks, seasonal fruits, tea, coffee and Turkish delights. While you are enjoying sunset on the Bosphorus, our Istanbul Tour Guide will tell the history of Istanbul city and show you Ottoman Palaces, Bridges and most expensive houses on the Bosphorus. Since this tour will be on a yacht, you will enjoy the experience much more than a boat tour. When you join Boat Tour, there are so much people and maybe will not be good experience for you. But on our sunset cruise istanbul, you can lie down in front part of yacht and enjoy your drink with bosphorus view. Since it is great experince by yacht, we highly recommend Sunset Cruise Istanbul Tour.
During Istanbul Sunset Cruise, you are always welcome to ask your questions to our local istanbul tour guide on the yacht.
What to Expect?
- Bosphorus Strait: Istanbul has one of the most distinctive and stunning settings in the world since it serves as a bridge between Europe and Asia, the Black Sea and the Mediterranean. The Bosphorus is most brilliant diamond in nature’s crown, flows between the hills on the European and Asian shores. The ancients gave this name to this lovely strait, which is often spelled Bosporus and other times Bosphorus. Because they believed that the mistress of Jupiter, had crossed it in the form of a cow.
- Ciragan Palace: This is a luxurious Ottoman Palace reflects the urban resort atmosphere and a five start hotel today on the bosphorus.
- Ortakoy: It is a small and beautiful district on the bosphorus and famous with its beautiful Ortakoy Mosque, Kumpir(baked potatoes) and waffle.
- Dolmabahce Palace: From 1856 until 1887 and again from 1909 to 1922, the Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul, functioned as the principal administrative hub of the Ottoman Empire, which is neighboring Besiktas on the European part of Istanbul.
- Bosphorus Bridge: It is unofficially known as the First Bridge, combining Europe and Asia placed in northwest Turkey, and also separates the country by dividing Anatolia from Thrace as part of the continental barrier between Europe and Asia. The bridge is 64 m high from sea level.
- Rumeli Fortress: It is also called Rumelian Castle is a medieval and antique fortress, situated on a range of hillsides on the European border of the Bosphorus in Istanbul. It was constructed by Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror on the European side and is located at the Bosphorus’s narrowest point. In order to restrict the movement of ships across the Bosphorus and use the fortress as a platform for his attack on the city.
- Bebek: Along the Bosphorus, the town of Bebek is quite fashionable. It is widely renowned for the elegant cafés and boutiques that line the waterfront and has a lively vibe.
- Kanlica: Along the Bosphorus, the town of Bebek is quite fashionable area and widely renowned for the elegant cafes and boutiques that line the waterfront.
- Beylerbeyi Palace: The Beylereyi Palace is situated on the Asian coast of the Bosphorus. This beautiful place represents the last period of the Ottoman Empire. It is superior to all of the royal palaces in Europe since it is entirely made of marble.
- Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge: The Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge is familiar to Bosphorus Bridge and constructed in 1988. It is titled with name of the Ottoman Empire Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror and combines Europe and Asia to each other.
- Kücüksu Pavilion: On the Asiatic side of the Bosphorus, between the towns of Anadoluhisan and Kandilli, is where you’ll find the Kucuksu summer palace, also known as the Göksu Palace. Mahmut I began constructing the Kucuksu Palace in 1749. In 1857, Sultan Abdülmecit rehabilitated it. The palace had a facelift from Sultan Abdülaziz, who had it renovated and rearranged. It is a modest yet beautiful building that stretches along the Bosphorus rim and is encircled by elaborate cast-iron fences.
- Cengelköy: The district of Cengelköy is placed between the communities of Beylerbeyi and Kuleli, in Istanbul, on the Asian side of the Bosphorus Strait. There are many mansions constructed there during the Ottoman era.
- Anatolian Fortress: Anatolian Fortress is called Anatolian Castle and the Beauteous castle is an antique fortress of the Ottoman Empirw, placed on the Asian border of the Bosphorus.
- Beykoz: Beykoz spans the region between the Kücüksu River’s streams and the Bosphorus’s entrance into the Black Sea, as well as the settlements in the countryside that extend all the way to Riva Creek.
- Sarayburnu: Sarayburnu placed in Istanbul, Turkey is a point that divides the Golden Horn from the Sea of Marmara. The renowned Topkapi Palace and Gülhane Park are located in the region. Sarayburnu is one of Istanbul’s ancient districts, which was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985.
- Galata Bridge: It connects europe to europe and situated at the beginning of Golden Horn. The bridge is so famous that it has been mentioned in Turkish literature, theater, poetry and novels since the end of the 19th century.
- Galata Tower: It is also known as Christea Turris by the Genoese and a historical stone tower located in Karaköy area, close to the north of the point where the Golden Horn meets the Bosphorus.
- Maiden’s Tower(Leander’s Tower): This tower is also called Leander’s Tower during Byzantine Empire. Another name is the Maiden’s Tower is known as “Kız Kulesi” in Turkish. It is presently a cutting-edge watchtower and located Üsküdar area on the asian side of istanbul.
- You will receive confirmation at the time of booking
- We don’t have wheelchair access
- It is near public transportation
- We recommend most travelers this Istanbul Yacht Tour
- If you cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience, you will receive full refund.
- When you cancel less than 24 hours before start time, you will not be refunded.
- If you want any changes less than 24 hours before start time, it will not be accepted.
- If the tour canceled due to poor weather, we will offer a different date or a full refund.
A Sunset Cruise in Istanbul offers a magical and enchanting experience as you witness the city’s captivating beauty bathed in the warm glow of the setting sun. Cruising along the shimmering waters of the Bosphorus or the Marmara Sea, you’ll be treated to breathtaking panoramic views, iconic landmarks, and a serene atmosphere. In this article, we will explore the allure of a Sunset Cruise in Istanbul and how it creates a memorable and romantic journey for travelers.
- The Golden Hour: A Spectacle of Beauty As the sun begins its descent, the skies over Istanbul transform into a canvas of vibrant colors. The hues of orange, pink, and gold paint the horizon, casting a mesmerizing glow over the city’s skyline. A Sunset Cruise allows you to witness this natural spectacle, creating a truly enchanting ambiance and providing ample opportunities for stunning photographs that capture the magic of the moment.
- Bosphorus Scenic Beauty: Cruising along the Bosphorus during sunset provides unparalleled views of Istanbul’s stunning coastline. As the yacht glides through the calm waters, you’ll pass by charming waterfront mansions, historic palaces, and verdant hills dotted with Ottoman-era buildings. The interplay between the fading light, the shimmering waves, and the architectural wonders creates a captivating scene that showcases the city’s unique blend of history and natural beauty.
- Iconic Landmarks in a New Light: One of the highlights of a Sunset Cruise in Istanbul is the opportunity to witness the city’s iconic landmarks bathed in the warm hues of the setting sun. The silhouette of the Hagia Sophia, the majestic minarets of the Blue Mosque, and the grandeur of the Topkapi Palace take on a new level of beauty during this time. As the sunlight gradually fades, these landmarks become illuminated, creating a striking contrast against the dusky sky.
- Romantic and Tranquil Atmosphere: A Sunset Cruise in Istanbul sets the perfect stage for a romantic and tranquil experience. The serene ambiance, the gentle lapping of the waves, and the soft breeze create an intimate setting for couples to enjoy each other’s company. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply cherishing a quiet moment together, the captivating beauty of the sunset enhances the sense of romance and creates cherished memories.
- Onboard Comfort and Luxury: During a Sunset Cruise, you can relax and unwind in the lap of luxury. Private yachts and boats offer comfortable seating, spacious decks, and attentive service. You can sip on a glass of champagne or indulge in delicious appetizers as you soak in the breathtaking scenery. The attentive crew ensures that your journey is comfortable and enjoyable, providing a seamless and unforgettable experience.
A Sunset Cruise in Istanbul is a captivating journey that allows you to witness the city’s splendor in a whole new light. From the awe-inspiring colors of the setting sun to the iconic landmarks bathed in a golden glow, every moment on the cruise is filled with beauty and tranquility. Whether you’re seeking a romantic experience, a memorable outing with loved ones, or simply a moment of serenity, a Sunset Cruise in Istanbul provides an enchanting escape from the bustling city and creates lasting memories against the backdrop of nature’s breathtaking spectacle.