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Private Istanbul Layover Tours Galataport Cruise Port
Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise and Tour, Turkey

Istanbul Layover Tours

Tailoring each tour to your wishes by locals who love their city.


Top 10 layover tours in Istanbul

From exploring cool neighborhoods to eating with the locals to seeing iconic sites, these are some of our favorite experiences.


See the city like you would with a friend who lives there

The best private Istanbul layover tours & experiences with locals.

Do you have a long layover in the City of Empires, Istanbul? The last thing you want to do is sit around at the airport as the minutes tick by! Escape the airport on Istanbul layover tours and a local guide to be by your side every step of the way. Hagia Sophia to Topkapi Palace, iconic neighborhoods in Istanbul’s most magical city beckon – all you have to do is go out and see them. On the ultimate Istanbul airport layover tours with us, you’ll get an unforgettable experience of Istanbul’s top sights and hidden gems at whatever time you have. By crafting a tour tailored to suit your schedule (and interests), we’ll help you make every minute count.


See Istanbul on your layover

If you have a long layover in Istanbul, see it for what it is: the opportunity of a lifetime. You could hang around the airport and wait for the hours to pass – or you could join us on Istanbul airport layover tours with a local host who can’t wait to show you the best of their hometown! When one of the most iconic cities in the world is right at your doorstep, the only thing to do is go out and see it. We’ll take the worst part of your trip – a lengthy layover – and transform it into a travel experience of a lifetime with Istanbul layover tours that show you why the city of Istanbul is so adored.

Istanbul Shore Excursions

A stress-free schedule

Istanbul Shore Excursions

We understand it can be stressful to leave the airport and explore an unfamiliar city. After all, the last thing you want to do is miss your flight! That’s why we make sure your Istanbul airport layover tours are as seamless and stress-free as possible by sending a local to pick you up right at the airport. Rest assured, you’ll have your hand held every step of the way as you stroll the city’s cobbled streets on Velena Travel Tours. Your host knows the city inside and out, so you won’t put a foot wrong (and you’ll get dropped off at the airport on time!).


Istanbul layover tours tailored to you

A layover doesn’t seem like a long time to squeeze in the best of a city as spectacular as Istanbul, but on Istanbul airport layover tours, we’ll certainly try! Your local host will plan an itinerary especially suited to your personality and passions – we’ll find out what you love and tailor a tour that’s perfect for you. Tell us what you want, whether it’s Istanbuk’s incredible history, gorgeous architecture, a cruise on the Bosphorus; right in between Europea and Asia or world-famous cuisine, and we’ll make sure to plan Istanbul layover tours that cater to your interests. After all, when you have limited time to spend in Istanbul, you can’t waste a second.

Istanbul Shore Excursions

Istanbul Layover Tour

Istanbul day tours from airports

Private Istanbul sightseeing tours from Istanbul Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport.


Istanbul Layover Tours

Tailoring each tour to your wishes by locals who love their city.

Istanbul Shore Excursions


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Frequently Asked Questions

Multicultural Heritage Tour of Istanbul with Sunset Cruise Frequently Asked Questions

A: The cruise takes 4 hours.

A: Yes, we have a Professional and entertaining tour guide on the cruise.

A: We recommend avance Reservation as Bosphorus Sunset Cruise with Dinner is extremely popular in Istanbul.

A: Onine we accept Visa and Master cards payment or cash payment in our Office.

A: Please note that all ticket sales are final.

A: Yes, Bosphorus Sunset Cruise with Dinner departs rain or shine. We have open and covered seating on the decks.

A: Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.

A: Bosphorus Sunset Cruise with Dinner leaves from Kabatas.

A: Yes, there is a paid card parking near Kabatas Pier. You can park your car in Dolmabahce Palace car parking lot. It is only 200 meters away from the dock.

A: We serve welcome coctail with soft drinks and 3-course dinner on this cruise.

A: The cruise goes all along the Bosphorus vising both sides of the Bosphorus, both Europea and Asia.

A: Yes, there are restrooms on the boat.

A: Please leave your bags at your hotel, we do not allow bags on the boat.

A: Yes, strollers may be brought abord and be folded and stored in the indoor salloon.

A: We Love groups and would be happy to offer you a group discount.

Frequently Asked Questions

ABOUT ISTANBUL BOSPHORUS SUNSET CRUISE ON A LUXURUY YACHT

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  • Specilaized Bilingual Guide
  • Private Transport
  • Entrance Fees
  • Box Lunch,Water,Dinner and Snacks

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  • Specilaized Bilingual Guide
  • Private Transport
  • Entrance Fees
  • Box Lunch,Water,Dinner and Snacks

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  • Specilaized Bilingual Guide
  • Private Transport
  • Entrance Fees
  • Box Lunch,Water,Dinner and Snacks

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  • Specilaized Bilingual Guide
  • Private Transport
  • Entrance Fees
  • Box Lunch,Water,Dinner and Snacks

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. As you cruise along the Bosphorus, you'll be treated to panoramic views of the city's architectural wonders, such as palaces, mosques, and modern skyscrapers. The organization will ensure that the boat tour takes you to the most scenic spots, allowing you to capture memorable photos and truly appreciate the beauty of Istanbul.
After the sunset boat tour, the organization will complete the experience with a fun dinner. They will arrange for a delicious meal to be served on board the boat or at a waterfront restaurant, depending on the package you choose. You can expect a range of delectable dishes, including Turkish specialties and international cuisine, to satisfy your taste buds. The dinner will be accompanied by a lively atmosphere, creating a festive ambiance for you to enjoy.