Turkey: Istanbul Tour 2016

4 days / 3 nights

From $381

(land only per person)

Istanbul Turkey Tour Highlights: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Bosphorus cruise, Ottoman palaces

Explore the best of Istanbul on this incredible four day journey, where you start with a visit to the Sultanahmet district, with a visit to the Blue Mosque, with its beautiful blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior. Admire Hagia Sophia and visit Topkapi Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Also, enjoy a cruise on the Bosphorus, where you see the Sunda Strait Bridge that separates Europe and Asia. Istanbul continues to stand alone as the ultimate destination in Turkey and after this Istanbul Turkey tour you will have no doubt as to why!

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Daily guaranteed tours to Istanbul
4 days | 3 nights | 1.5 touring days

Departures:

  • March 15 – October 31, 2016

Highlights:

  • Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Bosphorus cruise, Ottoman palaces

Included features:

  • Private airport transfers
  • 4*, 4* Superior,  5* or 5* Superior Accommodations
  • Meals as indicated
  • Guided sightseeing & entrance fees as per itinerary (see **)
    **Hagia Sophia is closed on Mondays (replaced with a visit to the underground Cistern). Full day Istanbul does not operate on Tuesdays, as Topkapi palace is closed. The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays. The Jewish Heritage Tour is not available on Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Private tours available by request

Not included features:

  • Airfare
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Tips to guide/driver and hotel staff
  • Items of a personal nature

Additional Information:

  • Touring in Istanbul is based on seat in a bus, more than one language may be spoken during the tour
  • US citizens require a passport valid for six months beyond travel dates.
  • Passports must have enough blank space to allow for Turkish entry and exit stamps.
  • Visa is required for Turkey. You can purchase a sticker visa at the Turkish airport or other port of entry for $20 (U.S.) cash.
  • Private tours available by request

Note: No credit/refund for any unused services.

Terms and Conditions

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Day 1 -
Istanbul Arrival
Istanbul

Istanbul

Arrival to Istanbul Ataturk International airport.

Meet at airport by our English speaking guide and transfer to hotel (private basis)

Overnight, Istanbul

 

Day 2 -
Istanbul
Blue Mosque

Blue Mosque

First, visit the Blue Mosque, the 17th century Ottoman Mosque famous for its six minarets and magnificent interior with blue tiles, and then the Hippodrome, where chariot races took place during the Roman period. Continue to St Sophia, the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture. In the afternoon, continue to Topkapi Palace to see the dazzling displays of the treasures of the Ottoman sultans. The final stop is the Grand Bazaar, where there are more than 4.000 shops.

Overnight, Istanbul (B, L)

 

Day 3 -
Istanbul
bosphorus river panoramic, istanbul

View of Bosphorus River from Topkapi

Enjoy a half day Bosphorus tour, including Golden Horn, Egyptian Market and Bosphorus cruise by boat; enjoy a Cruise on the Bosphorus, the winding strait that separates Europe and Asia, connecting the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara. Enjoy the view of the old wooden mansions, Ottoman palaces, and ancient fortresses. Afternoon free.

Overnight, Istanbul (B)

Day 4 -
Istanbul departure

Transfer to airport (private driver) (B)

(B) Buffet Breakfast
(L) Lunch
(D) Dinner

Note: All itineraries are subject to change
* A minimum of 2 passengers is required for regular tour service.
More than one language may be spoken during the tour

All tours are subject to availability and should be confirmed within 72 business hours.

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Dates and Rates

Valid: March 15 – October 31, 2016

Rates are Land Only and Per Person

 DOUBLE OCCUPANCYSINGLE SUPPLEMENT
4* HOTEL
3/15-6/5 & 7/5-10/31
$451 per person$132
4* HOTEL
6/6-7/4
$428 per person$121
4* SUPERIOR
3/16-6/5 & 7/5-10/31
$404 per person$125
4* SUPERIOR
6/6-7/4
$381 per person$104
5* HOTEL
3/16-6/5 & 7/4-10/31
$543 per person$239
5* HOTEL
6/6-7/3
$475 per person$176
5* HOTEL SUPERIOR
3/16-6/5
$632 per person$342
5* HOTEL SUPERIOR
6/6-7/3
$509 per person$228
5* HOTEL SUPERIOR
7/4-10/31
$655 per person$363
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Hotel Info

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Taxim Eresin or similarRamada Plaza or similarMarti Taksim or similarThe Marmar or similar

* If the above hotels are not available, comparable hotels will be confirmed.

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