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Istanbul: Turkish Night on the Bosphorus Dinner Cruise

Water activity

Istanbul: Turkish Night on the Bosphorus Dinner Cruise

From US$ 37.69 per person


Set sail on a 3-hour dinner cruise of the Bosporus Strait in Istanbul. Enjoy dinner and an Anatolian folklore show with belly dancing as you glide across the water, following a route past some of Istanbul’s top attractions and landmarks.

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Duration 3 hours
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Turkish, English, French, Arabic, Spanish, Russian
Audio guide included
Pickup included
Pick-up from your hotel in Istanbul
Wheelchair accessible


  • Enjoy a romantic dinner cruise on the Bosporus Strait
  • See some of Istanbul's top attractions illuminated for the night
  • Watch traditional folk and dance shows from Anatolia and Turkey
  • Dine as you sail between 2 continents
  • Sample some typical Turkish Delight and baklava
Full description
Climb aboard a pleasure boat for a romantic dinner cruise of the Bosporus at night, and see some of Istanbul’s top attractions on 2 continents. Following a pick-up and transfer by air-conditioned, non-smoking coach, climb aboard the boat with the help of your guide. Boat staff will welcome you and present you with some authentic Turkish Delight. Then, the wait staff will escort you to your seat and take your order. By the time you sit down, your starters will be served. Choose from 3 different options for your main course, such as grilled sea brass, grilled meatballs, and grilled chicken. Once dinner is over, relax as you watch a program of folk shows, starting with katibim (a traditional Turkish melodic musical performance), and followed by Aşuk Maşuk (an imitation play of dwarfs), belly dancing, the dance of the tambourine (Gaval Regs-i), and a henna ceremony, See performances from around Turkey as the Turna Folk Team take to the floor, and marvel at traditional Turkısh Romany dances. After the show is over, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned coach
  • Dinner
  • Entertainment
  • Photograph
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Drinks (unless option selected)

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Pick-up begins up to 90 minutes before cruise departure and is done only from central hotels on the European side of Istanbul.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 48 reviews

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It was a very nice experience at affordable price. Excellent transportation services, nice food, good show. Very few remarks, the room inside the ship was crowded , maybe they should put less people in this space. Also the belly dance show was not as good as in other shows that i have experienced in other places.

March 7, 2023

We had an excellent evening on this cruise. The food was good, especially fish, and amazing entertainment. Nothing can go wrong if u have booked yourself on this cruise. The number of performances is incredible. The company provided transportation from the hotel to the cruise and back. All in all, great experience with an accommodating staff, and would recommend it.

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August 8, 2022

Second time in this cruise, after the first in 2019, July, with same tour-operator, Turna Tour. Pick up from the hotel and drop off after in super speed , convenience and on time . Excellent atmosphere made by dancers and DJ. Food was OK. I recommend the fish or chicken as main course. Magnifiscent views over Bosphorus straight and main 2 bridges we passed under. We were this time with our child of 13 YO. He enjoyed it as much as we did!

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May 2, 2022

Product ID: 55777