Turkey – Istanbul 2N/3D


Turkey is a nation straddling eastern Europe and western Asia with cultural connections to ancient Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires. Cosmopolitan Istanbul, on the Bosphorus Strait, is home to the iconic Hagia Sophia, with its soaring dome and Christian mosaics, the massive 17th-century Blue Mosque and the circa-1460 Topkapı Palace, former home of sultans. Ankara is Turkey’s modern capital.Istanbul is a city in Turkey that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. The Old City reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here. In the Sultanahmet district, the open-air, Roman-era Hippodrome was for centuries the site of chariot races, and Egyptian obelisks remain. The iconic Byzantine Hagia Sophia features a soaring dome and Christian mosaics.

Turkey

  • Highlights

  • Detailed Itinerary

  • Inclusions

  • Exclusions

  • Reviews

Highlights of the tour


  • Half-Day city tour in Istanbul
  • Hippodrome
  • Blue Mosque
  • Grand Bazaar
  • St. Sophia

Detailed Itinerary of the tour


  • Day 01 : Arrive Istanbul

    • After arrival at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, we transfer to your hotel for check in
    • Remaining day is for leisure
    • Have dinner in the evening,tonight stay at hotel


  • Day 02 : City tour of Istanbul

    • After  breakfast, we will proceed to half day city tour
    • We will proceed to city tour through bus, we visit near by main square of Sultanahmet to visit heritage relics.
    • We continue with The Hippodrome was once the heart of Constantinople’s political and sporting life, and the scene of games and riots through 500 years of Ottoman history.
    • Blue Mosque is one of the most famous monuments in both the Turkish and Islamic worlds, the Sultan Ahmet Mosque (also known as the Blue Mosque) is a superb example of classical Ottoman architecture
    • Have lunch in the afternoon and then we proceed to Grand Bazaar  is in operation since the 14th century and it is one of the world’s largest covered markets with 58 streets and over 4,000 shops inside
    • Hagia Sophia is an architectural intelligence and the first masterpiece in Byzantine architecture was completed in 537 AD
    • Have dinner in the evening
    • Overnight stay at hotel


  • Day 03 : Return hometown

    • After breakfast you have free time at leisure until your departure time
    • Check out from hotel, proceed to airport
    • Return home with plesant memories


Inclusions of the tour


  • 02 nights accommodation
  • Sightseeing tours - 01 Half-Day city tour in Istanbul; Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, St. Sophia on SIC basis
  • 03 Breakfast
  • 02 Lunch
  • 02 Dinner

Exclusions of the tour


  • Visa cost
  • Porterage and tips, mineral water, laundry, telephone or any other expense personal in nature
  • Personal insurance
  • Drinks and lunches/dinner except where mentioned
  • Items of a personal nature, driver and guide gratuities
  • Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as bad weather, natural calamities (landslides, floods), flight delays, excess baggage, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, war, airline or hotel policies etc
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