Picturesque Ferry Ride and Tea Party
Hop on a ferry for a magical ride across the majestic Bosphorus strait, studded with beautiful sights including pastel-colored waterfront houses and timeless landmarks. Later, warm up with some traditional Turkish tea in a quaint tea garden overlooking the water.Add to favorites
- Begin your date with a ferry ride across the Bosphorus. It's a mesmerizing journey offering stunning views of Istanbul's skyline, its timeless landmarks, and the beautiful waterfront houses. You'll also get glimpses of Europe and Asia in a single journey as Istanbul straddles two continents.
- After you disembark, take a leisurely stroll and find a local tea garden. These traditional tea gardens with their cozy seating arrangements are a perfect place to warm up with some Turkish tea. These quaint places often have a relaxed, intimate atmosphere that's perfect for conversation.
- As you sip your tea, enjoy the picturesque view of the strait and the city's skyline. If you're lucky, you might even catch a beautiful sunset. It's a simple yet incredibly romantic way to spend your time together.
- Check the ferry schedule in advance to make sure you know when to reach the dock. Ferries in Istanbul are usually frequent, so opening hours shouldn't be a problem.
- While on the ferry, make sure to snag a good spot that gives you clear views. Don't forget to bring a warm scarf or jacket as it might get chilly out on the water, especially in November.
- When it comes to the tea garden, there should be many along the waterfront that you can choose from. It might be a good idea to have a couple of options in mind.
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- Get a good seat on the ferry, on the edge, if possible, for the best views. Try to avoid the crowded areas for a more intimate experience.
- In the tea garden, try different flavors of Turkish tea. The country has a rich tea culture, and it might be fun to explore it together.
- Ensure you dress warm enough for the day. November in Istanbul can be chilly but shouldn't keep you from enjoying the outdoors, especially with the right outfit and accessories.