Bosphorus Lunch Cruise in Istanbul

Lunch Cruise on Bosphorus

It is a great advantage to have lunch between two continents on the boat. The afternoon Bosphorus tour gives you a chance to see two continents Asia and Europe and sail up to the second bridge to the Black Sea side. While you are sailing you will see the Bosphorus Bridges.

Duration: Half Day
Tour Type: Regular
Departure Days: Everyday
Start: 12:45
End: 18:00
Transportation: +


12:30/13:00 – Our pick-up service will collect the guests from hotels and take them to the meeting point. Once meet with other tour participants and the tour guide, you will embark on the boat.
We will start the sail departing from Golden Horn and pass under the Golden Horn Bridge to Bosphorus. While we are sailing, we will enjoy lunch on the boat. Please note that during the low season we serve lunch on the calm water of Golden Horn. You will enjoy delicious appetizers, seasonal salts, Chicken Shish Kebap, rice, and seasonal fruit. During our Boat Trip on Bosphorus, we will see the Palaces like Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragin Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, and Old Ottoman Villas lying on the Asian and European shores of Istanbul. Our Bosphorus Tour takes us up to the second bridge to the Black Sea side by passing under bridges, connecting Asia and Europe. It is a great advantage to have lunch between two continents on the boat.

At the end of the tour, we will sail back to Golden Horn. While we are sailing back we will be able to see the Old Mansions located by the sea on the Asian Side and we will be able to see Maiden’s (Leander) Tower. We will reach the port around 17:30/18:00 and you will be dropped off at your hotel.


  • Pick up and drop off from Central Hotels.
  • Lunch
  • English Speaking Licenced Tour guide
  • Bosphorus Boat Cruise
  • All necessary land transportation by A/C Touristical Buses
  • Local Taxes
  • Personal Expenses
  • Drinks at the lunch
  • Any extra fees for transportation if your hotel is not central


This tour is not operated on Monday.


  1. Dr Sandra

    I recently had the pleasure of embarking on a lunch cruise along the majestic Bosphorus, and it was an experience that left me mesmerized. From the moment I stepped on board until the moment I disembarked, every aspect of the journey was meticulously planned and executed, making it an absolute delight. Here’s why I believe this lunch cruise on the Bosphorus deserves a glowing review:

    Scenic Beauty Beyond Words: The Bosphorus, with its stunning blend of European and Asian landscapes, is a sight to behold. Cruising along the shimmering waters, I was treated to panoramic views of Istanbul’s iconic landmarks, including the magnificent Dolmabahçe Palace, the historic Maiden’s Tower, and the sprawling waterfront mansions. The ever-changing scenery provided a visual feast that will forever remain etched in my memory.

    Culinary: The lunch was delicious and satisfying. I am one of those people who believe that the money we give will only be worth so much. Because the tour price is very affordable. The attentive staff catered to dietary preferences and provided impeccable service, ensuring a memorable dining experience.

    Engaging Cultural Experiences: Beyond the stunning scenery and food, the lunch cruise offered unique cultural experiences that enriched the journey. Additionally, informative commentary provided by the knowledgeable guides added depth and context to the historical and cultural significance of the landmarks we passed along the way.

    Unforgettable Photo Opportunities: The cruise provided numerous opportunities to capture breathtaking photographs. Whether it was the panoramic view of Istanbul’s skyline or the charming coastal villages, every frame was picture-perfect. The ever-changing play of light and shadow, coupled with the majestic landmarks, offered a photographer’s paradise.

    Attentive and Friendly Staff: Throughout the cruise, the staff exhibited exceptional professionalism, attentiveness, and friendliness. They went above and beyond to ensure the comfort and satisfaction of every guest. Their warm hospitality created a welcoming atmosphere that added to the overall enjoyment of the experience.

    In conclusion, the lunch cruise on the Bosphorus was an extraordinary journey that exceeded all expectations. The awe-inspiring scenery, engaging cultural experiences, unforgettable photo opportunities, and attentive staff combined to create an unforgettable experience. I wholeheartedly recommend this cruise to anyone visiting Istanbul, as it offers a unique and enchanting perspective of the city that will leave you spellbound.

  2. Mansoor

    If you’re looking for an exceptional way to experience Istanbul, then the Bosphorus lunch cruise sightseeing is an absolute must-do. This tour offers a unique and spectacular view of some of the city from the sea, all while enjoying your lunch. The cruise takes you on a scenic journey along the Bosphorus Strait, which separates Europe and Asia, providing breathtaking views of Istanbul’s skyline. The cruise’s onboard restaurant offers a range of delectable dishes, freshly prepared using high-quality ingredients, and showcasing the best of Turkish cuisine. Whether you are a meat-eater or vegetarian, there are plenty of options to choose from to satisfy your taste buds. What truly sets this tour apart is the impeccable service provided by the staff. From the moment you step onboard, you are greeted with warm hospitality and top-notch service. The staff is knowledgeable about Istanbul’s rich history and culture, and they are always eager to share their insights and recommendations with you. Overall, the Bosphorus lunch cruise sightseeing is an unforgettable experience that is not to be missed when in Istanbul. It offers a unique and breathtaking view of the city, combined with exceptional food and service, making it an experience that will stay with you forever. I highly recommend this tour to anyone looking for an extraordinary way to explore Istanbul.

  3. Ruiling

    We were looking for an unforgettable experience while in Istanbul and joşined this tour. The Bosphorus lunch cruise is an absolute must-do! This tour offers a unique and stunning way to see some of the most iconic landmarks in the city while enjoying delicious Turkish cuisine. The cruise takes you along the Bosphorus strait, which separates Europe and Asia, and provides breathtaking views of the city’s skyline. As you enjoy the scenery, you’ll also get to indulge in a mouthwatering lunch featuring a variety of traditional Turkish dishes. The food is freshly prepared onboard and is absolutely delicious, with plenty of options for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. What really sets this tour apart, though, is the level of service provided by the staff. From the moment you step onboard, you’ll be greeted with warm smiles and friendly service. The staff is knowledgeable about the history and culture of Istanbul, and they’re happy to share their insights with you as you cruise along the Bosphorus.I highly recommend the Bosphorus lunch cruise for anyone visiting Istanbul. It’s a fantastic way to see the city from a unique perspective while enjoying delicious food and exceptional service. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience!

  4. Stephan

    The tour guide on the boat was really knowledgeable. While having our lunch, he gave us all the precious information about the Istanbul Bosphorus. And with the help of Toursce, I made my booking without any hesitation. Thank you toursce !!!

  5. Louise B.

    We did this tour 1 week ago. Having the lunch while doing this amazing tour made our day and the tour guide was very knowledgeable and he explained all the historical buildings on the Bosporus with no hesitation. Also, we did Cappadocia tour with toursce and their all service was great. We really recommend toursce!!!!

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