All the information we need to know before joining the Bosphorus sunset cruise. What to expect, how to buy tickets, from which pier it departs...
What to expect on a Bosphorus Sunset cruise?
Bosphorus Sunset cruise is a small group Istanbul Bosphorus cruise with a luxury yacht. The Bosphorus sunset tour with a maximum of 25 people starts at 18:00-18:30 in the evening and lasts for 2.5 hours. The most important feature of the Bosphorus sunset, which is one of the most preferred tours recently, is an ideal tour to observe the magnificent ambiance of the Bosphorus at sunset and to take pictures for social media platforms. Snacks, fruit plates, desserts, and beverages were served on the yacht.
Guided service is available on the Bosphorus sunset tour. This is the best cruise for those who like the sunset and taking pictures.
How to book a Bosphorus sunset cruise ticket?
There is no need to buy tickets in advance or pay online for the Bosphorus Sunset cruise. You only need to make a reservation request a few days before the day you want to join the tour.
After your reservation request is received, you will let know the transfer time and you will be transferred to the yacht at that time and enjoy the tour.
How to pay for the Bosphorus sunset cruise?
You can pay for the Bosphorus Sunset cruise in cash on the yacht on the day of the tour. You can pay in Turkish lira, dollars, and euros.
What is included in the Bosphorus sunset cruise price?
Bosphorus sunset cruise is a 2.5-hour guided tour of the Bosphorus. Snacks, dessert (Baklava), fruit plate, soft drinks, Turkish coffee, and unlimited tea and coffee are served on the yacht.
Where is the Bosphorus sunset pier?
Bosphorus Sunset cruise departure pier is Karaköy pier. It is 2-3 minutes walking distance to Eminönü or Sirkeci tram stop.
Is there free transfer from the hotels on the Bosphorus sunset cruise?
On the Bosphorus sunset cruise, there is a free transfer service from central hotels on the European side of Istanbul (Sultanahmet, Kabatas, Taksim, Şişhane, Karaköy, Sirkeci, Yenikapı, Laleli, Pera, Şişli, Nişantaşı, Aksaray, Eninönü, Cemberlitaş, Beyazıt, Harbiye, Beyoğlu).
Is there free transfer from the Istanbul Asia side on the Bosphorus sunset cruise?
Unfortunately, there are no transfers from hotels on the Asian side of Istanbul. If you are staying in a hotel on the Asian side, you have to come to Karaköy pier yourself. You can reach Karaköy pier in 15-20 minutes by ship from Kadıköy pier. At the end of the tour, you can go to Kadıköy by getting on the ship from Karaköy pier.
Is there a transfer from Airbnb?
Unfortunately, there is no transfer service from Airbnb. For our Airbnb customers, they are notified of the location of a hotel within walking distance of their location, and a transfer service is provided from that point.
How do get to the boat by public transport?
The easiest way to go to Karaköy pier, which is the departure pier of the yacht, is by tram. It is better to take the tram going in the direction of Kabataş and get off at the Sirkeci or Emiönü tram stop. Karaköy pier is within 2-3 minutes' walking distance.
Which sightseeing places will you see on the Bosphorus sunset cruise?
Watching the sunset from the Bosphorus, you will have the opportunity to see and take pictures in front of Maiden’s Tower, Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, Ortakoy, Bosphorus Bridge, Beylerbeyi Palace, Anatolian Fortress, Rumeli Fortress, and more..