Taste of Istanbul
Departs daily - 4 days/3 nights Istanbul package. Includes accommodation with breakfast daily, arrival and departure transfers, a full-day city tour, a half-day Bosphorus cruise and a special dinner at a traditional Ottoman restaurant.
- Hotel room accommodation at suggested hotels or similar
- Meals per itinerary; (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
- Sightseeing: per itinerary
- Personal expenses
- Optional tours
Istanbul - Arrival
You are greeted upon arrival in Istanbul and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to explore this amazing city.
Enjoy a full-day tour of Istanbul including Topkapi Palace - the residence of the Ottoman sultans, the Hippodrome, the Underground Cistern, the Blue Mosque, and St. Sophia. Enjoy 3,000 shops in the Grand Bazaar. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a traditional restaurant. (B,L,D)
Weather permitting, take a Bosphorus cruise today. Start your day with a visit of the Spice Bazaar. Then cruise along the Bosphorus waterway and view the dramatic sights lining the Bosphorus' wooded shores: mosques, mansions of the Ottoman elite, the Sultan's fanciful gingerbread palaces and hunting lodges, and a fortress built by Fatih the Conqueror. In the evening, you may want to enjoy an optional Turkish dinner including a belly dancing show and an Anatolian cultural performance. (B)
Istanbul - Return
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your next destination. (B)