Departs daily - 7 days/6 nights package. Includes accommodation, breakfast daily, private arrival transfer, full day tour of Istanbul including lunch, half-day Bosphorus cruise and special dinner at a local restaurant with drinks.
- Transfers per itinerary
- Hotels per itinerary or similar
- Meals per itinerary; (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
- Sightseeing per itinerary
- Travel funds escrow protection program
- Entrance fees per itinerary
- Personal expenses
- Optional tours
- Customary tips and gratuities
- Transfers not mentioned in the itinerary
Enjoy a relaxing overnight flight to Istanbul.
You will be met by our local representative for your private transfer to the hotel. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure to discover this oriental city.
Join a full-day sightseeing tour (small group tour with maximum of 20 pax) and explore Istanbul’s imperial heritage including the Saint Sophia Museum, the Blue Mosque, the Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. In the afternoon, visit the famous Grand Bazaar. (B,L)
Istanbul & Bosphorus
In the morning, depart on the half-day Bosporus cruise included in your program. Enjoy this magical city from the sea and sail past the Golden Horn which forms a natural harbor that sheltered Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman ships for thousands of years. (B)
Unwind in Istanbul
Enjoy a free day to explore Istanbul on your own. You may consider visiting the Galata Tower for a panoramic view of Istanbul and the local district with its artist quarters and old houses. Visit the Spice Bazaar and wander around the Old City where your hotel is located. (B)
Today, we suggest that you take an optional private tour of the local museums. Visit the Istanbul Archaeological Museum with its impressive Alexander the Great Sarcophagus, Museum of the Ancient Orient and the Tiled Kiosk of Sultan Mehmet with its fine ceramic collection. Opt to see the Underground Cistern with its Medusa heads and weeping columns or the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts. A delicious dinner and drinks at a local restaurant will conclude your special holiday. (B,D)
Istanbul New City
Today finish any last minute shopping and visit the New City of Istanbul and Taksim Square. Here you will find many modern shops and interesting art galleries. Join the hussle and bussle of Istanbul, take a tram ride and mingle with the locals. (B)
Make your own way to the airport to board your flight to your next destination. (B)