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Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise with Dinner and Entertainment

Product ID: 63680
Spend a memorable evening cruising along the Bosphorus Strait. Enjoy spectacular views of Istanbul at night and the sights along the waterway, a delicious 3-course dinner, free local drinks, and a diverse program of traditional entertainment on board.
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Duration: 4 hours
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Hotels in the European side of Istanbul
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a delicious buffet dinner and unlimited drinks
  • Admire evening views of Istanbul while you dine and cruise
  • Experience authentic Turkish culture during a program of traditional entertainment
Full description
Your 5-hour program begins with a free pick-up at your Istanbul hotel between 19:00 and 20:00.

When you board the cruise ship you’ll enjoy a complimentary welcome drink that you can enjoy along with the live music. Relax and get ready to enjoy an evening cruising along the Bosphorus Strait.

Your cruise follows a route that passes historical sites, including Ottoman palaces, and stunning bridges illuminated by night.

For dinner, you can choose from a fish or meat main course on a menu that features 3 courses. While you enjoy your meal you’ll be entertained by traditional belly dancing, a henna ceremony, a Romany dance, folk dancing, a live DJ, and an asuk-masuk show.

You’ll be picked up and transferred back to your hotel, arriving by midnight.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off at your hotel
  • Boat cruise on the Bosphorus
  • Dinner
  • Unlimited local drinks, depending on option purchase (local wines, beers, spirits, and soft drinks)
  • Turkish entertainment (belly dancing, henna ceremony, Romany dance, folk dance, live DJ, asuk-masuk show)
What’s Not Included
  • Tips
  • Imported drinks
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.9 / 5

based on 289 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    3.8 / 5
  • Organization
    3.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.8 / 5
  • Safety
    4.4 / 5
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The pickup is unfortunately not announced in advance, but only when the driver is in front of the hotel. This is followed by a minibus ride through the narrow streets of Istanbul to the place of arrival. Nothing to complain about. Then you get on the boat; the seats are assigned to you. There are shows like a dervish, 2 swordsmen, a belly dancer and a dance group. The music was too loud for me. Music can of course make a meal even nicer, but instead of bad music, silence is more pleasant. The food was good, I recommend the chicken and the fish, but I didn't try the latter. The meatballs were a little too small. The view is lovely.

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February 2, 2020

The view was great and the transport from hotel to ship and back was also very well organized. The food was ok, but the service was very good and the waiters were all very nice and accommodating. I personally didn't like the music, but it was adapted to the audience. Overall it was a nice evening.

December 31, 2019

Very funny ... dancing and folklore shows accompanied the evening on the Perennial ship. Opportunity to meet many people. Breathtaking exterior panorama with night view of Istanbul illuminated by a thousand colors. Excellent service but then the waiter eventually asks you for a tip. The non-standard dinner can improve. I recommend this experience. We booked online.

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December 29, 2019

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Product ID: 63680