Istanbul Short Stay Package

Istanbul Short Stay Package 1

Our Istanbul short stay tour package is for short term visits to magnificient city of Istanbul. In this Istanbul tour package, the famous highlights and a memorable Bosphorus Cruise are combined. Our guests, surely will explore and enjoy Istanbul at best quality of service.

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Wonderful package of Istanbul for tourist!.. I liked the visiting of bosphorus by boat and St. Sophia Museum and also, Topkapi Palace in Istanbul during the my visiting. In the night, I liked the eating on the bridge of Golden horn. Recommend.

Kumar - 5.0/5 - 16.07.2015

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Istanbul Short Stay Package

Day 01 - Arrival Day to Istanbul

You will meet with our staff who is waiting for you with a sign, your name is written on, upon your arrival to Istanbul. Please check the signs which are holded by the people and find your name. Then you will be transferred to your hotel in Istanbul. Check in and you will have free afternoon and evening for relaxing.

Day 02 - Istanbul Sightseeing Tour

You will have breakfast at your hotel and you will meet with our staff at the hotel then start a full day of sightseeing tour in Istanbul old city, visiting Saint Sophia Museum, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century. Then walk to the Sultanahmet Cami (Blue Mosque), built in the 16th century, unique with 6 minarets and its magnificent interior decoration of the blue Iznik tiles. After that the Ancient Hippodrome, was the scene of chariot races and constains three monuments: Obelisk of Theodosius,bronze serpentine column and German Fountian of Wilhelm II. Before lunch visit the Grand Covered Bazaar (Kapalicarsi) one of the oldest and biggest Bazaars in the world with more than 4,000 shops selling souvenirs, rugs & kilims, jewelry, pottery, leather and almost everything. Visit Royal Topkapi Palace, the great palace of the Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries. As a last, Suleymaniye Mosque will be viseted. Little Hagia Sophia Mosque is known as one of the oldest standing churches in Istanbul dating back to 6th century. It is early domed – basilica architectural plan of famous Hagia Sophia which was applied here first time in the history. Temple is founded by powerful emperor Justinianos whose reign was golden age of Roman Empire and now is used as a mosque since 1497. At the end of the tour, you will be droped off your hotel. Overnight at your hotel. (Breakfast & Lunch included)

Day 03 - Bosphorus Cruise & Two Continents Tour of Istanbul

After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and takken to meeting point. This day you will be able to see two continents in one day. We start the tour by driving along the Old City Walls. The first breach of the walls was by the Fouth Crusade in 1204, the second by the cannons and troops of Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in 1453. After that, we drive along the Golden Horn that as a natural and extremely secure harbor. It is approximately 8 km long, and the widest part is the entrence from the Bosphorus. We stop in the Spice Bazaar for shopping. Spice Bazaar famous for its fresh spice, turkish delight and souvenirs. Then, we pass across to Golden Horn Bridge for embarkation to boat for sailing between two continents. While we are sailg on the Bosphorus you will see the million dollar mansions and Bosphorus Bridge linking Europe and Asia. After cruising on the Bosphorus, drive to restaurant to have lunch. After having lunch, drive along the Bosphorus and passing the Bosphorus Bridge by bus to Asia Side for visiting Beylerbeyi Palace. It was built by Sarkis Balyan Usta by order of Sultan Abdulaziz in 1865. It is on the Asian coast of Bosphorus, which was constructed, in the same style as the Dolmabahce Palace. After visiting interior of the Beylerbeyi Palace, drive up to Camlica Hill where is the highest point of Istanbul. There will be tea break on top of the Camlica Hill. At the end of the tour, you will be droped off your hotel. Overnight at your hotel. (Breakfast & Lunch included)

Day 04 - Departure Transfer (B)

Option to extend package with additional night(s) in Istanbul or transfer directly on to Istanbul Airport for return international flight

Tour Includes

* Hotel accommodations in preferred class hotel * Professional Guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism in the tours * Noted Istanbul sightseeing tours on regular group or private guided basis * Mentioned entrance fees to sights by the itinerary * Meals mentioned by the itinerary (B= Brakfast - L= Lunch - D= Dinner) * All mentioned land transportations * Roundtrip airport transfers with A/C minivans * Local taxes

Tour Excludes

* Not mentioned meals by itinerary * Drinks * Tips

Tour Notes

* 30% discount for children below the age 7, free for the ages 0-2 * Haghia Sophia Museum is closed on Monday; replaced with Underground Cistern. * Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday; replaced with Beylerbeyi Palace * Beylerbeyi Palace is closed on Monday and Thursday, replaced with Kariye (St. Savior in Chora) Museum * Spice Bazaar is closed on Sunday replaced with Pierre Loti Hill * Grand Covered Bazaar is closed on Sunday * You are kindly requested to present your self at the pick up point 15 minutes prior the pre advised pick up time

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5.0/5

Wonderful package of Istanbul for tourist!.. I liked the visiting of bosphorus by boat and St. Sophia Museum and also, Topkapi Palace in Istanbul during the my visiting. In the night, I liked the eating on the bridge of Golden horn. Recommend.


5.0/5

Excellent tour package!... Recommend to every one, we had joined this tour for our istanbul visiting and in a short time we discovered the most historical touristical sites and left time for Anatolia. It was excellent from beginning to end with tour guide, tour service, lunches, staff. We continued to Anatolia, Best of Turkey with Mr. Mehmet. thank you very much for making our first visiting wonderful in Turkey.

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