Bosphorus Dinner Cruise and Turkish Night Show all Questions & Answers
How do we request pick up from the hotel?
You do not need to request a pick-up from the hotel, our staff will pick you up after you make your reservation.
Is the Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night suitable for small children?
It depends on how old are children. This tour lasts until late (till 23:45) and alcoholic drinks included. Our advice is that you are over 7 years old.
If don't have a visa or credit card, How I can book this cruise..is it possible to pay by cash?
In our Travel agency (Acetes Travel) you don't need any credit card you can make your reservation easily without credit cards, you can pay cash during the tour.
Where and when we will be pick-up for Bosphorus dinner cruise with Turkish night?
We pick up from Centrally located hotels in Istanbul (Sultanahmet, Kabatas, Taksim, Şişhane, Karaköy, Sirkeci, Yenikapı, Laleli, Pera, Şişli, Nişantaşı, Aksaray). We are going to pick-up you from the hotel between 19:00 / 20:00
What type of entertainment, beverage, and foods on the Bosphorus dinner and Turkish Night?
In the Bosphorus dinner and Turkish Night, you will have the opportunity to watch Folk Dance, Henna Ceremony, Whirling Dervish, Belly Dance, Turkish Live Music, Gypsy Dance, and other Turkish cultural shows.
For the beverage and foods you will test Turkish hors d'oeuvres dish, Grilled chicken breast or Grilled lean young lamb shish kebab, Seasonal Salad, Selected Turkish sweet or Seasonal Fresh Fruits or Fresh Fruit salad, Unlimited local alcohol or soft drinks.
Also Vegetarian Meals available. Pasta, pizza with vegetables, hors d'oeuvres, salata and more...
What is Turkish Night?
Turkish night is a kind of night that Turkish culture and food is served. This activity, which is usually offered by tour companies, is given in the restaurant or in the Bosphorus. In these tours what you can have a lot of fun, chance and to see Turkish cuisine and culture.
The most popular one is the Istanbul Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with the Turkish Night Show. You can see historical landmarks from the Ottoman and Byzantine periods in the Bosphorus, you will have the opportunity to have your drinks and eat your meals with wonderful entertainment.
In this tour, belly dancing, whirling dervishes, Asuk-Masuk, which are generally found in Turkish culture, are given by music.
What is Turkish Belly Dance?
Oriental dance is a traditional Middle Eastern dance. In the West, it is known as belly dance, while in Greece and the Balkans it is known as a particle. Female dancers are called belly dancers and men are called zenne.
In all the ancient civilizations, goddesses are seen symbolizing abundance. For example, Mylitta, Isis, Ashtoreth, Ishtar, Hathor, Aphrodite, Venus, and Ceres. It is a traditional barefoot dance. This is based on the fact that the dancer's direct contact with the Mother Earth is never interrupted.
Belly dance is designed according to the characteristics of the female body. It is suitable for the best female body with abdominal muscles, hip movements, and chest movements. It is a strict and rigid dance with lean feet touching the ground. The fluent, smooth, complex and expressive movements of the human body, the character of dance with the variety of shaking and fluctuation movements occur.
East dances are dances based on the movement of muscles, as opposed to the west-based dances. So the steps are very delicate and never jump, contact with the soil is always protected. Oriental, rhythm accompanied by a more lucid body.