As a part of its Touristanbul initiative, Turkish Airlines has introduced a daily Bosphorus Cruise until October 31. This experience enables Turkish Airlines’ passengers to enjoy Bosphorus and all sights along its length.

Passengers must have an international transit flight through Istanbul with Turkish Airlines with a layover of 6-24 hours to enjoy privileges of the cruise. Indulge in luxurious dinner on a night cruise while taking in the sweeping views of waterfront palaces, mosques and bridges.

The tours depart daily from the Hotel Desk at Istanbul Airport with tours taking place between 0800 to 1130, 0830 to 1500, 0830 to 1500, 0830 to 1800, 1200 to 1800 and between 1600 to 2130. The tour also includes some of Istanbul’s prominent attractions such as Topkapı Palace, Sultan Ahmet Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar, Galata Tower, Dolmabahce Palace among others.

Since its launch in 2009, the Touristanbul initiative has been experienced by almost a quarter of million passengers. Complementary Touristanbul services include transfers, access to historical sights of interest as well as a sampling of Turkey’s famous cuisine. 

Aneri Shroff