Highlights: Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Tour, Palace of Topkapi, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Spice Market, boat cruise on Bosphorus, Ortakoy, Dolmabahce Palace, Pier Lothi Hill,
Please Note: Grand Bazaar closed on Sundays.
What is Included:
- Hotel accomodation on BB basis
- Noted sightseeing tours, regular group (private on request)
- Main entrance fees to sights visited
- Lunch during full day tours
- Round trip Istanbul Airport transfers
- Taxes and handling services
Not included :
Drinks, tips to guide and driver, personal expenses and optional tours
Day 1- Istanbul
Arrival in Istanbul. and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul
Day 2- Istanbul-Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Tour ( B / L )
Breakfast / Lunch
After breakfast depart for Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Tour and we will visit Imperial Palace of Topkapi, from which Ottoman Sultans ruled their grand empire for over 400 years. We have lunch in the old town and then continue our tour to visit Haghia Sophia, one of the greatest masterpieces of Byzantine architecture, built as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Converted into a mosque in 1453 by Conqueror Mehmet, it is now one of the world’s greatest museums. Its massive dome still dominates the skyline of Istanbul. The next stop is at the Blue Mosque famous for its striking blue Iznik tiled interior. Afterwards, visit the ancient Roman Hippodrome and the world-famous Grand Bazaar – over 4000 traditional shops in a labyrinth of little streets. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3- Istanbul – Bosphorus & Dolmabahce Palace Tour ( B / L )
Breakfast / Lunch
After breakfast depart for Bosphorus Cruise & Dolmabahce Palace Tour
Visit the fragrant Spice Market, City Walls, Golden Horn, Pier Lothi Hill then this is followed by a boat cruise through the Bosphorus, the strait dividing the European and Asian continents, lunch on the tour then In the afternoon, visit the luxuriously opulent Dolmabahce Palace, one of the recent the residence of the sultans in Istanbul. Pier Lothi Hill by cable Car for a panaromic view. End of the day transfer to your hotel and overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4- Istanbul ( B )
Breakfast at your hotel, free time then depending on your international flight time we transfer you to the airport.