3-Night Istanbul Package

Day 01
Arrive in Istanbul Ataturk Airport and transfer to the hotel. Overnight Istanbul.

Day 02
A full day tour with Blue Mosque (Closed on Friday mornings and the last minute occasions beyond our control and therefore no responsibility is assumed), famous for its mosaics with some 20.000 blue Iznik tiles and its six minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet in the 17th century, one of the best examples of classical Turkish art. Cross through the Hippodrome, the scene of Byzantine chariot races, athletic events, victory celebrations and political activities of the old city where one can also see the “Obelisk of Egypt”, “Serpent Column” from Delphi, the “German Fountain of Wilhelm II” and the “Colossus”. St. Sophia (Closed on Mondays during winter months), one of the great architectural marvels of the ancient world, constructed as a basilica in 536 AD by Emperor Justinian, turned into a mosque in 1453 and now into a museum, takes the breath away with the sheer size of its interior and its magnificent dome. In the afternoon tour with Topkapi PalaceHarem section is excluded(Closed on Tuesdays); built in 1468 on one of the seven hills of Istanbul by Mehmet the Conqueror, the seat of the Ottoman sultans for 400 years and a huge complex serving as a museum today facing superb views of the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. The palace houses the treasures of the Sultans including the extravagant Treasury with its magnificent jewels, and the priceless Chinese porcelain, one of the best collections in the world, weapons, calligraphy section, and more. Thereafter proceed to Grand Covered Bazaar (Closed on Sundays), which is the biggest “souk” in the world with nearly 4000 shops of antiques, jewelry, gold, carpets, ceramics and leatherwear.

Day 03
A morning tour to visit the aromatic Spice Bazaar from 1663 with its domed and vaulted shops selling spices and herbs along with a wide variety of commodities, also known as Egyptian Bazaar as it was once endowed with the Cairo imposts. Then proceed to the pier so as to embark the public boat. Sailing through the waterway separating the two continents – Asia and Europe – with a possibility to take pictures of the marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residentials. During this trip Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, Bosphorus and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridges will be visible from the sea. After having disembarked the boat get into the coach to drive back to the city

Day 04
Transfer to Ataturk Airport for the flight to next destination

Departure Dates Per Person in US Dollar
Daily From $222*
*The designated rate pertains to GROUP tours. Please inquire for the PRIVATE rates

Our Rates Include:
* Arrival and departure transfers from/to Istanbul Ataturk Airport
Additional fees may apply for the other locations
* 3-night stay at the preferred hotel on bed and breakfast basis
*English speaking government licensed guide throughout the tours
Additional fees apply for the other languages that can be served on only private basis
* Admission fees
* Lunch at the full day REGULAR/GROUP tour
* Air-conditioned coach at the half day REGULAR/GROUP, the size of which depends on the number of the participants
* Local taxes and service charges

Our Rates Exclude:
* Personal expenses

* Customary tips to the guides and drivers
* Lunches on PRIVATE tours
* Anything that is not designated as included