Day1: Arrival in Istanbul and Transfer to Hotel
Arrive in Turkey Istanbul and the tour guide meets you airport, hotel, or cruise port. Transfer to hotel with VIP transfer. According to arrival time start the tour with the highlights of Istanbul or have free time and relax.
Day2: Full-Day Istanbul City Tour, Byzantine and Ottoman Relics
Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at 09:00 and you will have a full day city tour. (Topkapi Palace, St.Sophia, Lunch at a charming restaurant, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar)
Topkapi Palace: The former imperial residence from where the Great Ottoman Empire was ruled. Today a spectacular museum that has one of the largest collections of Chinese and Japanese porcelain and the very famous treasury of the Royal Family.
Hagia Sophia: The magnificent Byzantine Church of all times; one of the finest and largest architectural works of art in the world.
Hippodrome: The former center of the sportive and political activities of Constantinople. You will be able to see the Obelisk from Egypt, Serpentine Column from Delphi and fountain of Willhelm II.
Blue Mosque: One of the biggest mosques of Istanbul from 17th-century architecture is one of the principal adornments on the skyline of Istanbul. Also famous for its blue tiles and 6 minarets.
Grand Bazaar: In addition to its historical importance, it's a bazaar that will tempt even the nonshoppers with its rich collection of precious handmade carpets, jewelry, leather, and souvenirs. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel.
After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel at around 18:00. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day3: Full-Day Istanbul City Tour and Bosphorus Cruise with Two Continents
Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at 08:00 and you will have a full day city tour. (Spice-Egyptian Bazaar, Bosphorus Cruise by Boat, Lunch at a charming restaurant, Beylerbeyi or Dolmabahce or Beylerbeyi Palace, Camlica Hill)
Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar), mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish, etc.
Bosphorus Cruise, through the waterway separating the two continents, Europe and Asia, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residentials and luxurious apartments.
Dolmabahce Palace: The last residence for Ottoman Sultans with 365 rooms and 22 saloons. Famous with the great collection of European antiquity, furniture, and 4.5 tons chandelier.
Bosphorus Bridge, a unique chance to step from one continent (Europe) to another (Asia) in 2 minutes.
Camlica Hill, exposing a panoramic view of Istanbul and Bosphorus from the best point of view. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Day4: Free at leisure and Bosphorus Dinner cruise with Belly Dance
Today is free for you to enjoy Istanbul with your tour guide. Tonight you will have a Belly Dance show with full-course dinner. After the show, you will be transferred back to your hotel at around midnight.
Dinner will serve on the boat during Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night Show, Beverages (local beers, spirits, and soft drinks)
Day5: Departure and Transfer to Airport
Your personal guide will meet you at your hotel lobby. You will be transferred to the airport according to your flight time.
Note: Apart from the routes mentioned in the tour program, different routes you want can be added to the tour program. Special sunset yacht tours can be added instead of the Istanbul Bosphorus boat tours mentioned in the tour program. Our Istanbul package tours are prepared individually in a completely flexible way.
Note: If you want your tour program in an all-inclusive concept (accommodation, food, and drink, historical places entrance tickets, etc...), it is enough to write us while filling the reservation form. Your tour program will be prepared according to your wishes.