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Istanbul Lunch Cruise Start Point
Start Point
Hotel Pick-Up
Istanbul Lunch Cruise End Point
End Point
Kabatas Pier
Istanbul Lunch Cruise Duration
Duration
4 hrs and 30 min.
Istanbul Lunch Cruise Departure
Departure
12:30
Istanbul Lunch Cruise
Istanbul Bosphorus, Turkey

Istanbul Lunch Cruise

Bosphorus and Black Sea Cruise with Lunch

Istanbul Lunch Cruise: Bosphorus and the Black Sea Cruise Escape the hustle and bustle of Istanbul city center and enjoy a half-day lunch cruise of the Bosphorus Strait and the Black Sea. Sail to the Black Sea to explore the town of Anadolu Kavagi located on the Asian shore.

Enjoy incredible views of Istanbul sailing between two continents towards the Black Sea as you enjoy delicious two-course lunch onboard a lovely boat.

Spend a pleasant afternoon exploring the Bosphorus Strait during this spectacular 4-hour lunch cruise. Take in the iconic sights along the way and stop for a visit in the fishing village of Anadolu Kavagi and discover the old fortress remnants on a hill with breath-taking views of Bosphorus and The Black Sea.

Cruise Highlights

  • 4-Hours Istanbul sightseeing cruise with two-course lunch
  • Glace over the castles, palaces and mansions on the Bosphorus Strait
  • Learn about the rich history of the Bosphorus from our knowledgeable guide on-board.
  • Sail to the village of Anadolu Kavagi on the Black Sea coast
  • Make use of a hotel pick–up and drop–off services from central Istanbul.

What you can expect from this cruise

Climb aboard a gorgeous boat and forget your worries as you enjoy a relaxing half-day cruise down the Bosphorus Strait. Admire the views of beautiful castles, palaces , old mansions and the minarets of the city mosques. During the cruise you will have plenty of time to relax, sit back and indulge in two course lunch that offers a variety of delicious dishes and fresh seasonal fruits.

The open air observation deck gives you the perfect place to capture photos. Go for a stroll on deck to soak up the sun and see the many famous sights that line both coastlines, such as Galata Tower and the immense Bosphorus Bridge that connects Asia and Europe. Sail towards the Black Sea, and then make your way to the small coastal town of Anadolu Kavagi.

Drop anchor and take a walk in the lush hills of the surrounding area. See the ruins of a medieval fortress and other landmarks before the journey back to Istanbul in the late afternoon

Wacht Our Istanbul Lunch Cruise

Lunch Menu

Cocktail:

  • Spring Rolls (Deep fried rolls with cheese filling), Snacks

Hors D’oeuvre Plate

  • Calf Ham
  • Feta Cheese
  • Stuffed Grape Leaves
  • Russian Salad
  • Mashed Feaves
  • Zucchini Hash Browns
  • Carrot Salad With Yogurt
  • Mercimek Köftesi (Lentil Balls)
  • Tomatoes and Cucumber Salad

Warm Starters

  • Spring Balls or (Deep Fried Phyllo Pastry With Pastrami and Tomato Filling), Rose Pastry

Main Course

  • Barbecued Meat (Meatballs, Glazed Chicken Beast, Beefsteak) With Tomato Pilaf OR
  • Barbecued Fish (Sea Bass or Sea Bream) With Side Dish
  • Seasonal Salad

Fruit

  • 1 Soft Beverage
  • Complimentary Turkish Tea and Nescafe

Timing Schedule

Days of Operation: Everyday All Year Around
Departing from Kabatas Pier

  • 12:30 Boarding and cocktail snacks served
  • 13:00 Boat departs
  • 13:00-13:45 Journey towards the first and second bridges with our guide's narration of the important buildings
  • 13:45-14:45 Lunch served as the boat sails towards The Black Sea
  • 14:45-15:30 Visit to the Anadolu Kavagi Village
  • 15:30-17:00 Journey back to Kabatas Pier
THIS IS THE ONLY ISTANBUL BOSPHORUS CRUISE UP TO THE BLACK SEA

Swimming Opportunity in the Black Sea!

Istanbul Lunch Cruise

With this cruise, we take all the passengers to the Black Sea, we pass the third bridge, YAVUZ SULTAN SELIM BRIDGE, stop in a beautiful cove with crystal clear water, and swim off the yacht. Swimming is available from June to the end of September.

Important: All security measures are taken by our professional crew while giving the break for the swimming.

Frequently Asked Questions

Bosphorus and Black Sea Cruise Tour Information Istanbul Lunch Cruise on the Bosphorus
With good food and great views a Bosphorus Lunch Cruise is both relaxing and rather stimulating. While you enjoy a delicious two course lunch we'll take you on a relaxed mini voyage through the heart of Istanbul all the way up to the Black Sea.

Yes, we provide hotel pick - up and drop off services from the hotels located in Fatih, Beyogu, Besiktas and Sisli Districts.

A: We pick Bosphorus cruise passeangers up from their hotels located in Fatih, Beyoglu, Sisli and Besiktas areas. The cruise departs from Kabatas Pier.

A: The cruise ends in Kabatas Pier.

A: Yes, we have Professional and experienced tour guide in English and Spanish on Morning Bosphorus Sightseeing Cruise.

A: A spacious, 25 meters in long luxury yacht is carrying our guests on Istanbul Lunch Cruise.

A: Yes, we stop in Kanlica, a lovely town located on the Asian side. Guests have 30 minutes free time and can enjoy the delicous yogurt in Kanlica.

A: We sail all along the two sides of the Bosphorus, both European and Asian sides so

A: We serve Turkish coffee with along Turkish delight as well as tea water including in the tour price.

A: Yes we do. We have an array of private sightseeing tours of Istanbul including shuttle, van, and walking tours for your to choose from.

A: If you drive your own car to the cruise departure point, Kabatas, you should park your car in Dolmabahce car parking lot, which is only 200 meters away from the pier.

A: Yes, you can bring your baby stroller on board.

A: Children under 6 years of age can take the OnBoard Tour for the discounted children's price. Infants under 2 years old may ride for free if they ride in their parent's lap during the tour. If you feel you would be more comfortable having a seat for your infant, please purchase a child's ticket.

A: Bosphorus Tour Istanbul offers high-quality sightseeing yacht cruises and citytours of Istanbul. We also offer private sightseeing tours, foreign-language tours, walking tours, and mixed-group sightseeing tours. Morning Bosphorus Sightseeing Cruise gives you a chance to enjoy the city and Bosphorus from the water on a luxury yacht.

We are Experiencing the Sunset Cruise

A sunset tour on the Bosphorus can be a wonderful and memorable experience. The Bosphorus is a strait that separates the European and Asian sides of Istanbul and is known for its stunning views of the city's skyline and the water.

Frequently Asked Questions

Bosphorus and Black Sea Cruise Tour Information Istanbul Lunch Cruise on the Bosphorus
With good food and great views a Bosphorus Lunch Cruise is both relaxing and rather stimulating. While you enjoy a delicious two course lunch we'll take you on a relaxed mini voyage through the heart of Istanbul all the way up to the Black Sea.

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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

Why You Should Try an Istanbul Lunch Cruise

A Unique Dining Experience: Set your eyes upon the magical beauty of Istanbul in a whole new light as you take an Istanbul lunch cruise down the Bosphorus. This great dining experience is not only about feeding the palate; in addition, there is the breathtaking view of the city skyline, its historic icons, and the perfect harmony of Europe and Asia at its coastline.
Irresistible Reasons for an Istanbul Lunch Cruise:
Stunning views: The best views of Istanbul's historical landmarks will be enjoyed while right at the dinner table. The Bosphorus simply changes the perspective one might have on this city.
Gourmet Delights: Savor a menu that lies as a banquet of offerings between Turkish and international cuisines, meticulous in preparation to leave in the memory a gastronomic experience that is unforgettable. With fresh seafood and traditional Turkish mezes, every dish is a festival in itself celebrating Istanbul's rich culinary heritage.
Cultural immersion: A lunch cruise in Istanbul is not only about food or views. Live music and performances that will introduce Turkish culture—the rich artistic heritage—will be another great chance.
A Relaxing Break: Amidst the hustle and bustle of city life, a lunch cruise offers a peaceful retreat on the water. It’s a perfect way to unwind, whether you’re a local looking for a leisurely afternoon or a tourist seeking a break from sightseeing.
Photos the Unusual: An unlimited number of photo chances are available during the Bosphorus lunch cruise. It is as rewarding in its exposure and unique elements as in the eats that it offers.
Well, an Istanbul lunch cruise is not just about lunch; it is a holistic journey that combines fine dishes, magnificence in views, and cultural encounters all in one. First-time visit to Istanbul or rediscovering, cruising out at lunch time is the experience not to miss. The lunch cruise is a journey never to miss. Plan your journey today and get yourself ready for the great adventure upon the Bosphorus.

Savor Istanbul's Charm: Istanbul Lunch Cruise Experiences

Enjoy the Allure of Istanbul: Experience Istanbul Lunch Tour. Indulge in the heart of Istanbul's allure with an unforgettable Istanbul Lunch Tour experience. Imagine yourself drifting along the magnificent Bosphorus with Velena Travel, relishing delightful flavors under the bright sun.
Embark on a journey that tantalizes your taste buds and captivates your senses. On our ship voyage with the Sunset Bosphorus Luxury yacht, savor a series of gourmet lunch offerings meticulously crafted by our expert chefs, featuring local and international flavors.
As you glide past iconic structures like the historic Topkapi Palace or the stunning Bosphorus Bridge, immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of the city's culture and history. Capture breathtaking views of Istanbul's skyline harmonizing with the soothing rhythms of the water.
Our Istanbul Lunch Tour is more than just a meal; it's a voyage into the essence of this vibrant city. Whether seeking a romantic escapade, a family trip, or a delightful solo adventure, this experience with Velena Travel promises to create enduring memories against the backdrop of Istanbul's unique allure.
Join us for an unforgettable journey where gastronomy meets exploration and be enchanted by the magic of Istanbul from a captivating perspective.

Whispers of Flavor and Enchanted Delights on Istanbul's Bosphorus Lunch Cruise

Enchanted Delights truly enchanted me. This midday cruise on the serene waters of the Bosphorus offers a magical experience filled with fantastic flavors.
The scenery was breathtaking. Witnessing Istanbul's unique beauty, with its palaces and historic bridges, all in one view was truly mesmerizing. Additionally, the meals and snacks provided during the tour were a real culinary delight. Each bite was meticulously prepared and offered a captivating blend of local flavors.
Our guide shared with us the hidden stories of the Bosphorus, adding even more enchantment to the tour. I can confidently say that this journey was the perfect way to capture the magical atmosphere of Istanbul.
If you want to explore Istanbul in a fairy-tale fashion and create unforgettable memories with a flavorsome lunch, I highly recommend not missing the "Whispers of Flavor and Enchanted Delights on Istanbul's Bosphorus Lunch Cruise" tour. Experiencing this was like being in a dream, and it truly left me spellbound.

Bosphorus Lunch Cruise on a 3 Decks Boat with 360° Bosphorus and Istanbul Views

Our Istanbul Lunch Cruise is an unforgettable way to experience the city from the water. Spend your afternoon on the Bosphorus up to the Black Sea with dining, picturesque views, and live tour guide commentary. While onboard, you’ll enjoy our chef-prepared lunch buffet, a fully stocked bar, and incredible views of Istanbul’s skyline and attractions from our climate-controlled interior and open-air rooftop decks.
Whether for a scenic lunch for two or for an unforgettable afternoon with friends and family, our Lunch Cruises are perfect for any occasion and serve as the best way to see Istanbul from the water!
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