Highlights of Istanbul Tour Highlights of Istanbul Tour
Hagia Sophia
  • Tour date: All year around
  • Tour type: Private groups and individual
  • Tour price: Please contact us

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Tour Details (5 Days - 4 Nights)

DAY 1 - Arrival in Istanbul

Arrival in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2 - Tour to ancient Istanbul - Byzantine and Ottoman Relics

Today will be very impressive with specific history scenery and culture. Ancient Istanbul tour start from the Sultan Ahmet , the heart of the "ancient city" from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled Hagia Sophia, Symbol of Christian history one of the extraordinary examples of architecture, built as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, dedicated to the Sultan Ahmet. Hippodrome, center of sportive (chariot races, athletics) events and political activities of the old city. Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating Hippodrome Grand Covered Bazaar, Massive shopping center and largest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jeweler, gold, souvenirs. Topkapi Palace, Imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy, section. Overnight Stay in Istanbul. (B, L)

Day 3 - Half Day Morning Bosphorus Cruise

Another beautiful day waiting for you. Bosporus is separating Europe and Asia from each other. While you are in Bosporus you can see both European and Asian Sides of Istanbul with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residential and luxurious apartments, Rumeli Fortress, Historical military base built by the Conqueror to control and protect Bosporus. Free afternoon for leisure Overnight stay in Istanbul. (B)

Day 4 - Princes' Islands Tour

Today we will be away from the big crowed. After pick up from the hotel proceed to the port to join the local shared passenger boat for a short trip to cruise to Buyukada or the Princess Islands. See the traditional wooden houses and enjoy the panoramic views from the Islands. Enjoy the horse-drawn carriage rides in between the narrow streets and view the royalty homes of some of the most affluent Turks. Lunch will be served in a traditional Turkish restaurant; a fish entree is recommended. Take the boat to return to Istanbul back to the hotel will be about 18:00 PM overnight in Istanbul. (B, L)

Day 5 - Departure

Free time till transfer to airport (B)


* Arrival, departure airport transfers and ground transportation.
* Transportation in non-smoking mini/midi bus with professional English speaking guide and experienced driver.
* All accommodation at selected category 3/4/5 star or boutique hotel
* 2 Full Day Tour of Istanbul with lunch
* 1 Half Day Bosphorus Cruise
* All of the meal mentioned in the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch & D-dinner) 
* Entrance to the various sites
* Services charges and local taxes


* Tips to staff, items of a personal nature.
* Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast).
* International flight tickets.
* Entry visa.


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