Departs daily - 6 days/5 nights package. Includes accommodation, breakfast daily, private arrival transfer and half-day tour of Istanbul.
- Transfers per itinerary
- Hotels per itinerary or similar
- Sightseeing per itinerary
- Airport taxes
- Travel funds escrow protection program
- Daily continental or buffet breakfast
- 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 your hotel. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure to discover this oriental city.
In the morning, join the half-day sightseeing tour and explore Istanbul’s imperial heritage including the Blue Mosque, the Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Afternoon is at leisure; visit the famous Grand Bazaar and the New City on your own. (B) Upgrade to a superior tourist class or deluxe hotel to receive a full day sightseeing tour with lunch included.
Istanbul & Bosphorus
We suggest that you book an optional tour today and cruise the Bosphorus. Enjoy this magical city from the sea and sail past the Golden Horn forming a natural harbor which 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)
Finish your last minute shopping today or 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, the Underground Cistern with its Medusa heads and weeping columns or the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts. (B)
Make your own way to the airport to board your flight to your next destination. (B)