4 Best Cruise Trips to Explore the Ancient Lands of Turkey

A dazzling destination packed to the brim with ancient monuments, Turkey straddles Asia and Europe. The country is known for a beautiful amalgamation of historic monuments, natural scenery and cultural extravaganza. Tourists from across the world head to this destination to experience its vibrant culture, famous food, and vast history. Besides, glorious landscapes and mighty mountains add to its charm. Witness Byzantine and Ottoman glories of Istanbul on a city break, relax on the beach, delve into history wandering through ruins of Ephesus, or visit Pamukkale and Cappadocia, Turkey is an attraction galore. If you are done with city buses and taxis then discover the city’s beauty in style on a relaxing cruise.

Bosphorus Sunset Cruise on Luxury Yacht

From the open-air deck of your luxury yacht, see riverside landmarks like the Dolmabahçe Palace, the Ortaköy Mosque and the Rumeli Fortress, all lit by the beautiful dusk light. Get Complimentary drinks and canapés are provided while you sail. You also get to find out about the history of Istanbul’s landmarks from your on-board guide. 

Taste of Two Continents Food Tour

If you have a voracious appetite for food then this is the perfect tour for you. Indulge in a market breakfast in Europe in the heart of the historic Old City, before going to Asia and exploring the fashionable streets of Kadıköy. The cruise makes 10 different stops during the tour to let you taste the best of Turkish cuisine.

Istanbul Luxury Bosphorus Dinner Cruise & Traditional Shows

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You will have an unforgettable Turkish Night in the stunning bosphorus. – An experienced sea tourism company of Istanbul gives its most beautiful boat of its filo to your service for a unique TURK NIGHT ever. Cruise will provide both comfort and safety having a modern and luxurious equipment. After the dinner you can dance the night away to entertaining music provided by professional DJ and traditional show programs or simply relax with a drink and enjoy the view. We combine a delicious meal with unparalleled views of Istanbul and live entertainment to create Istanbul's leading Bosphorus Dinner Cruise. SHOW PROGRAM – 🔹Welcome with Mehter 🔹Whirling Dervish 🔹Turkish Gypsy Dance 🔹Caucasian Dance 🔹Belly Dancer Group Show 🔹Turkish Folk Dance 🔹Rhythm Show 🔹Belly Dancer 🔹Professional DJ Performance DINNER MENU 🔹Cold Starters 🔹Fresh Sasonal Salad 🔹Entree Starter 🔹ENTREE ( Main Dish with 4 options) 🔹Grilled Fish served with arugula, onion and lemon 🔹Grilled Chicken Steak served with rice and potatoes 🔹 Grilled Meat Ball with served with rice and potatoes 🔹 Vegetarian Meal (pasta with vegetables) 🔹Desert ( Baklava & Fruit) Dinner Menu with Unlimited Local Alcoholic Drinks Unlimited local Alcoholic Drinks (include a selection of local wine, beer, raki,vodka, gin and soft & hot drinks) Dinner Menu with Unlimited Soft Drinks (Non Alcoholic) Unlimited soft and hot drinks (coke, fanta, sprite, juice, tea, coffee, etc) Child Discounts : Children between 03-07 years old, 50% Discounted Children between 00-02 years old, FREE (no meal served) TAKE OFF 20:30 RETURN TIME 23:30 FROM KABATAŞ #istanbulguide #istanbul #cruise #night #whirlingdervish #turkishfolkdance #dance #djperformance

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To behold the beauty of the city while experiencing the luxury, hop on this cruise and get to taste the best of Turkish cuisines. The cruise between Europe and Asia on the Bosphorus lets you enjoy dinner and shoreline views. Eat a 3-course menu of traditional Turkish meze accompanied by soft drinks and alcohol.

Dinner Cruise Turkish Night Show 

Get ready for a 4 hour long evening Bosphorus cruise from Istanbul. This is your chance to dine in style as you explore the beautiful city. You get to cruise past illuminated city landmarks like Dolmabahçe Palace, kiz kulesi , ortakoy , çırağan palace kempinski , ortakoy , beylerbeyi , rumeli fortness and the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge. After dinner, behold the Turkish belly dancers during an Anatolian folklore show. 

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