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Morning Bosphorus Cruise

From 10:30 am to 13:00

Morning
Bosphorus Cruise

From

€50 Per Person

Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise

From 14:00 am to 16:30

Afternoon
Bosphorus Cruise

From

€50 Per Person

Bosphorus Sunset Cruise

1 Hour Before the Official Sunset time.
2,5 Hrs. Cruise on a Luxury Yacht

Bosphorus
Sunset Cruise

From

€60 Per Person

Bosphorus Lunch Cruise

From 12:00 am to 17:00

Bosphorus
Lunch Cruise

From

€80 Per Person

Full-Day Classic Istanbul Tour

From 09:00 am to 18:00

Full-Day Classic
Istanbul Tour

From

€100 Per Person



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Bosphorus Cruises

Small Group Bosphorus Cruises by Velena Travel

Let yourself be guided on an in-depth sightseeing cruises of Istanbul and discover the city's symbolic monuments from another angle on a small sized yacht cruise.

Accompanied by a guide, relive the exceptional moments that have shaped Istanbul's destiny through the centuries. We run outstanding small group luxury yacht cruises on the Bosphorus, for an exhilarating experience.

Morning
Bosphorus Cruise with Stopover On The Asian Side

2.5-Hours Bosphorus Cruise on a Luxury Yacht: From 10.30 am to 13.00

A visit to Istanbul isn't complete without a Bosphorus cruise, so why not start your day on this morning Bosphorus cruise! Join us and enjoy the best views of Istanbul on board our 25-meters luxury yacht.

Morning Bosphorus Cruise with Stopover On The Asian Side
Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

Explore the best of Istanbul from the water. Enjoy a 2.5-hour luxury yacht charter all around the Bosphorus. See the palaces, mosques, and seaside villas located on each side of the Bosphorus. Throughout your Bosphorus Sunset Cruise, our tour guide will share interesting facts and many captivating stories about Istanbul and the Bosphorus. (you will love them!)

Simply imagine a cruise on which you can see and enjoy the city of Istanbul at three different times of the day; Daytime, sunset time, and nighttime. The sunset cruise hours are arranged to make you have a unique and memorable experience.

Afternoon
Bosphorus Cruise with Stopover On The Asian Side

2.5-Hours Bosphorus Cruise on a Luxury Yacht: From 14.00 to 16.30

Explore the Bosphorus in a relaxed, informative and fun way with the elegance that it deserves. Set sail on this epic journey between Europe and Asia on Istanbul's beautiful Bosphorus Strait. Along your ride, you will see wonders of both East and West sailing through this lovely waterway separating Europe and Asia, accompanied by a multilingual guide. Stopover on the Asian side and explore Kanlica, which stands in defiance of time, is one of the most beautiful districts in Istanbul.

Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise with Stopover On The Asian Side
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Velena Travel is Istanbul's foremost Bosphorus sightseeing Cruise company. With over 20 years of experience and an unrivaled range of top-quality Bosphorus Cruises, we provide small group and private yacht cruises for travelers seeking quality at affordable prices. Velena Travel is a name you can count on for impeccable service of Bosphorus Cruises, high-quality experiences, and value for money!

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Istanbul Sunset Cruise on the Bosphorus

Bosphorus
Sunset Cruise
on Luxury Yacht

See Istanbul and the Bosphorus by dusk and enjoy the stunning Istanbul landmarks as the sun sets and the city lights come to life. Witness the enchantment of Istanbul with a 2.5-Hour evening cruise along the beautiful Bosphorus!

Come aboard an elegant luxury yacht for a beautiful cruise along the Bosphorus Strait where you can enjoy sightseeing at the most beautiful time of day-sunset in Istanbul. Coast along as you spot out Ortakoy, Bebek, Rumeli Fortress, Maiden's Tower and Bosphorus Bridges, all with a drink of choice in your hand.

Velena Travel Bosphorus Cruise Start Point
Start Point: Hotel Pick-Up
Velena Travel Bosphorus Cruise End Point
End Point: Hotel Drop off
Velena Travel Bosphorus Cruise Duration
Duration: 2 hrs and 30 min.
Velena Travel Bosphorus Cruise Departure
Departure: Before Sunset
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Luxury Yacht Cruise

Cruise Hours:
10:30 to 13:00

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Morning Bosphorus Cruise, Velena Travel Bosphorus Cruise, Luxury Yacht Cruise
Morning Bosphorus Cruise, Velena Travel Bosphorus Cruise, Luxury Yacht Cruise

Istanbul Lunch Cruise
On The Bosphorus

Extended Bosphorus Cruise up to the Black Sea,
4.5-Hour Bosphorus and the Black Sea Cruise with lunch

Step aboard a cruise in Istanbul for a few hours to see the sights along the coast of the Bosphorus, all the way to the Black Sea. As you travel, sit down for a 2-course lunch accompanied by soft drinks and coffee or tea. You'll get great photo ops of the sights from the water, and stop in the fishing village of Anadolu Kavagi to visit the ancient fortress there.


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Luxury Yacht Cruise

Cruise Hours:
13:15 to 15:45

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Afternoon Bosphoprus Cruise, Velena Travel Bosphorus Cruise, Luxury Yacht Cruise
Afternoon Bosphoprus Cruise, Velena Travel Bosphorus Cruise, Luxury Yacht Cruise

Istanbul Layover Tour

Got a minimum 6-hour layover in Istanbul? Leave the airport in a private vehicle, immerse yourself in this dynamic city and spend the day at your leisure, before enjoying a stress-free return in time to catch your onward flight. Enjoy two holidays in one with a private Istanbul Layover Tour. Your Istanbul Layover Tour can be 100% personalised for your time, interests and needs.




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Shore Excursions From Istanbul (Galataport) Cruise Port

Istanbul Shore Excursions

Explore, discover and entertain yourself with the experts of Velena Travel during your visit in Istanbul. "Velena Travel Shore Excursions in Istanbul" provides scenic and cultural personal access to the Istanbul highlights such as Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace and at the same time allows you to experience the local flavor, the heritage and the customs.

ISTANBUL BOSPHORUS DINNER CRUISE AND
TURKISH NIGHT SHOWS

Cruise Hours: 20:30 to 23:45

Bosphorus night cruise with dinner, drinks and great Turkish night shows. Spend a memorable evening cruising along the Bosphorus Strait. Enjoy spectacular views of Istanbul at night and the sights along the waterway, a delicious 3-course dinner, free local drinks, and a diverse program of traditional entertainment on board.


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We offer daily scheduled small group cruises on the Bosphorus; Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht, Bosphorus Dinner Cruise, Long Circle Bosphorus and Black Sea Cruise with Lunch, Bosphorus Sightseeing Cruises.

Discover Istanbul Walking Tour and Bosphorus Sunset Cruise

Experience Istanbul Like Never Before: Join Our 'Istanbul Walking Tour' and Bosphorus Sunset Cruise

Embark on a captivating journey through Istanbul, a city where ancient history and vibrant culture intertwine against a backdrop of stunning architecture and the mesmerizing waters of the Bosphorus. This meticulously curated tour invites you to discover Istanbul's most iconic landmarks, each offering a unique glimpse into the city's rich and diverse heritage.

From €100.00

€75.00 /Person

Tour Hours: 09:00 am to 19:00

Multicultural Heritage Tour of Istanbul with Bosphorus Sunset Cruise

Exploring the Rich Tapestry: A Multicultural Heritage Tour of Istanbul with Bosphorus Sunset Cruise

The Multicultural Heritage Tour of Istanbul itinerary that covers the city's less known, less visited iconic and historically significant attractions such as Galata Tower, City Walls, Yedikule Dungeons, Pierre Loti Hill, Fener and Balat districts.

From €165.00

€150.00 /Person

Tour Hours: 09:00 am to 13:00

Dolmabahce Palace Tour and Bosphorus Yacht Cruise

Dolmabahce Palace, Bezmi Alem Mosque Tour and Bosphorus Yacht Cruise with Asian Side Stopover

Learn about Istanbul's history as you explore the opulent Dolmabahce Palace with an expert guide. Enjoy Istanbul with a relaxing Bosphorus Yacht Cruise, see the higlights of city from the water and stop for a short visit in Kanlica Village.

From €90.00

€75.00 /Person

Starting Time: Two hours before the official sunset time

Dolmabahce Palace Tour And Sunset Cruise On Luxury Yacht: Discover The Splendor Of Istanbul

Discover The Majesty Of Istanbul: Dolmabahce Palace Tour And Sunset Cruise On Luxury Yacht Guided

Experience the grandeur of Istanbul with our exclusive "Dolmabahce Palace Tour and Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht." This tour promises a perfect blend of history, architecture, and enchanting sea views, designed to offer a memorable journey through Istanbul's cultural heritage.

From

€90.00 /Person

Marvels of Istanbul Tour with Bosphorus and The Black Sea Cruise, Velena Travel Bosphorus Cruise, Luxury Yacht Cruise

Tour Hours: 09:00 am to 18:00

Marvels of Istanbul Tour with Bosphorus and the Black Sea Cruise

Combine visits to some of Istanbul's top sights such as Galata Tower, Pierre Loti Hill, Cable Car, Ancient City Walls, Dolmabahce Palace, and a delicious lunch cruise on the Bosphorus that goes all the way up to the Black Sea on a single day tour.

From

€150.00 Per Person

Full Day Istanbul Old City Tour, Istanbul City Tour, Velena Travel Bosphorus Cruise, Luxury Yacht Cruise

Tour Hours: 09:00 am to 16:00

Full Day Istanbul Old City Tour
Istanbul City Tour

See the sights of Istanbul on an 8-hour tour with inclusive lunch. Admire the former church and mosque of the Hagia Sophia, see the site of Bzyantine sports at the Roman Hippodrome, explore the alleys of the Grand Bazzar, and much more.

From

€100.00 Per Person

All In One Day Istanbul, Velena Travel Bosphorus Cruise, Luxury Yacht Cruise

Tour Hours: 09:00 am to 19:00

All in One Day Istanbul
Istanbul City Tour | Bosphorus Sunset Cruise

Combine a trip to both Istanbul's greatest sites including the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar and a luxury yacht cruise on the Bosphorus in one day. When you finish exploring the old city of Istanbul, the next thing is to take a magical journey on the Bosphorus.

From

€160.00 Per Person

Sunset Dinner Cruise
on The Bosphorus Istanbul

Bosphorus Sunset Dinner Cruise,
4-hour sunset cruise with dinner.

Catch the Istanbul skyline at sunset during the most beautiful time of the year, and join us for a fun, laid-back, 4-hour sunset cruise with dinner. Sail past the modern landmarks of Besiktas, Arnavutkoy, and Bebek areas, and continue as far as the monumental Haydarpasha Train Station where the sunset can be seen the best. By the time darkness falls, dinner gives way to a great DJ performing tunes from tradational Turkish songsand present, along with other popular music. Although dancing is encouraged during and after the dinner if you prefer you can sit back and simply enjoy the music and floodlit sights. The cruise ends at the original starting point.


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Why Should I Take the Bosphorus Cruise on a Luxury Yacht?

Unparalleled Luxury Experience: A Bosphorus cruise on a luxury yacht offers an unmatched level of comfort, elegance, and personalized service. Indulge in the epitome of luxury as you sail along the iconic waterway.

Exclusive Views: Experience Istanbul's breathtaking skyline and iconic landmarks from a unique vantage point. With a luxury yacht cruise, you'll enjoy unobstructed views of historic palaces, majestic bridges, and bustling waterfronts.

Privacy and Intimacy: Unlike crowded tourist boats, a luxury yacht provides an intimate setting for you and your companions to enjoy the beauty of the Bosphorus in privacy. It's the perfect option for couples seeking a romantic getaway or families and friends celebrating special occasions.

Customized Itineraries: Tailor your Bosphorus cruise experience to suit your preferences. Whether you prefer a leisurely sightseeing tour, a sunset cocktail cruise, or a private dinner cruise, luxury yacht charters offer customizable itineraries to fulfill your desires.

World-Class Amenities: Luxury yachts are equipped with top-of-the-line amenities to enhance your cruising experience. From spacious decks and luxurious cabins to gourmet dining options and onboard entertainment, every aspect of your journey is designed for your comfort and enjoyment.

Professional Crew and Service: Sit back, relax, and let the professional crew take care of your every need. From experienced captains navigating the waters to attentive staff catering to your requests, you'll receive unparalleled service throughout your cruise.

Memorable Celebrations: Whether it's a birthday, anniversary, or corporate event, a Bosphorus cruise on a luxury yacht provides an unforgettable setting for any celebration. Create lifelong memories as you toast to special moments against the backdrop of Istanbul's stunning skyline.

Photographic Opportunities: Capture stunning photos of Istanbul's landmarks and scenic beauty from the deck of your luxury yacht. The ever-changing panorama of the Bosphorus offers endless opportunities for photography enthusiasts to capture Instagram-worthy moments.

Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in Istanbul's rich history and culture as you sail past centuries-old mosques, palaces, and neighborhoods lining the Bosphorus. Learn about the city's fascinating heritage from knowledgeable guides onboard.

Ultimate Relaxation: Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and unwind in the tranquil surroundings of the Bosphorus. Whether you choose to bask in the sun on deck, enjoy a spa treatment, or sip champagne under the stars, a luxury yacht cruise offers the ultimate relaxation experience.

Embark on a journey of luxury and discovery with a Bosphorus cruise on a luxury yacht, where every moment is a testament to elegance, comfort, and unparalleled beauty.

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During the Istanbul Dinner Cruise, a feast consisting of select examples of Turkish cuisine awaits you. Our experienced chefs will prepare a selection of traditional flavors along with dishes from world cuisines, brought to your table. While you enjoy your meal and sip your drink, you can feel the spirit of Istanbul in a different way with live music performances. On this special night, if you wish, you can dance against the cool waters of the Istanbul strait.
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Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing beauty of Istanbul by night with our exclusive Bosphorus Dinner Cruise. Experience the city's vibrant culture firsthand as you glide along the iconic strait that serves as the boundary between Europe and Asia. Our cruise offers not just a journey through scenic landscapes but an unforgettable evening filled with the rich traditions of Turkish entertainment.


Join us for an enchanting evening that captures the essence of Turkish culture and the unparalleled beauty of the Bosphorus. Book your experience now and create memories that will last a lifetime.
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The Bosphorus, a strait that physiographically disjoins Europe and Asia, and culturally unites the rich history and diverse heritage of Istanbul, hosting an experience like no other the Bosphorus Cruise.


This is more than a journey but literally moving through time from passage through water and its architectural marvels through its various times - from the Byzantine churches to the Ottoman palaces, each with its own story of the city. Let me tell you, as a tourist who has had the privilege to experience this magical trip, the cultural significance of the experience which the Bosphorus Cruise offers is deep.
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Experience the Ultimate Luxury: Private Sunset Cruise in Istanbul. As the sun dips below the horizon, immerse yourself in the magical colors painting the sky and reflecting off the tranquil waters of the Bosphorus. Our private sunset cruise promises an unparalleled experience of opulence and serenity, where every moment becomes a cherished memory.


Join us for an unforgettable experience where luxury meets the mesmerizing beauty of Istanbul's Sunset Bosphorus.
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Witness the magic of Istanbul's stunning sunset aboard the Sunset Bosphorus Boat, an enchanting journey offered exclusively by Velena Travel. As the sun gracefully dips below the horizon, casting vibrant hues across the sky, you'll find yourself on a voyage like no other.


During the boat tour, you'll have the opportunity to admire the stunning Istanbul skyline from a unique perspective.
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User Capture the Istanbul skyline at sunset at the most beautiful time of the year and join us for a fun, relaxed 4-hour sunset cruise with dinner
Sunset Bosphorus Cruise. The organization will provide a boat tour that takes you along the Bosphorus Strait during the magical time of sunset. You'll board a comfortable yacht and set sail, offering you the perfect vantage point to witness the breathtaking views as the sun begins to set over Istanbul. The tour is designed to showcase the city's skyline, including its iconic landmarks, in the most picturesque light.


During the boat tour, you'll have the opportunity to admire the stunning Istanbul skyline from a unique perspective.
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Indeed, a Bosphorus Cruise in Istanbul is often considered a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Scenic Beauty: The Bosphorus Strait is one of the most beautiful waterways in the world. Cruising along its shimmering blue waters provides breathtaking views of Istanbul's iconic landmarks, including the majestic palaces, historic mosques, and picturesque waterfront mansions...


Whether you choose a short cruise or a longer excursion, a Bosphorus Cruise in Istanbul is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that allows you to immerse yourself in the city's history, culture, and natural beauty. It's an opportunity to create unforgettable memories and witness Istanbul from a truly unique perspective.
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Sunset Bosphorus Cruise; Indeed, it's a wonderful way to relax and enjoy the beauty of the city after a long day of exploring.
The Sunset Bosphorus Cruise offers a unique perspective of Istanbul's skyline as the sun sets over the water. The views are truly stunning, and it's a perfect opportunity to capture some memorable photos. Plus, being on a cruise allows you to appreciate the city from a different angle and avoid the fatigue of walking around.


As you sail along the Bosphorus, you can sit back and unwind while taking in the iconic landmarks illuminated by the warm hues of the setting sun. It's a peaceful and romantic experience, enhanced by the gentle breeze and the tranquil waters of the strait.
Many sunset cruises also offer onboard dining options, allowing you to indulge in delicious Turkish cuisine while enjoying the breathtaking views. It's a great way to savor the flavors of the region and complete your experience with a culinary delight.
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There are several Bosphorus cruise tour options available in Istanbul, depending on your preferences and the experience you are looking for. Here are a few popular options:

Full-Day Bosphorus Cruise

This tour typically includes a full-day cruise along the Bosphorus, allowing you to explore both the European and Asian sides of Istanbul. You'll have the opportunity to see major landmarks, enjoy panoramic views, and learn about the city's history and culture.

Evening Bosphorus Sunset Cruise

If you prefer a romantic and scenic experience, an evening sunset cruise is an excellent choice. You can watch the sun set over the Bosphorus while enjoying dinner on a luxurious yacht. This option often includes live music and a relaxed atmosphere.

Half-Day Bosphorus Cruise

A half-day cruise provides a shorter but still enjoyable experience on the Bosphorus. It usually covers the highlights of the strait, including iconic landmarks and picturesque neighborhoods. This option is ideal for those with limited time or who prefer a shorter excursion.

Private Bosphorus Cruise

For a more personalized experience, you can opt for a private Bosphorus cruise. This allows you to customize the itinerary, duration, and activities according to your preferences. It's a great choice for small groups, families, or those looking for a more exclusive experience.

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Traditional Entertainment

If you're interested in experiencing traditional Turkish music and dance, a dinner cruise with live entertainment is a fantastic option. You can enjoy a delicious meal while being entertained by belly dancers and folk musicians.
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