3 DAYS SPECIAL ISTANBUL CITY TOUR ITINERARY:
Day 1 - Istanbul - Arrival Day
Welcome to Turkey, Istanbul Airport. Meet with TravelShop Turkey staff and
transfer to your hotel for your first night. Transfer from airport & check in to
your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul City Tour
(Open buffet breakfast included)
Pick up at 08:30am from your hotel for the a day tour of old Istanbul city.
Visit to ST. SOPHIA This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the
4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the
architectural marvels of all time.
TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th
centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese
porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of
the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the
SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century
by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent
interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles.
HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three
monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the
Column of Constantine.
Murtis Tour will then take you to the GRAND COVERED BAZAAR In this labyrinth
of streets and passages are more then 4,000 shops with each trade having its own
area: the goldsmiths' street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such
as handpainted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water
ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes.
After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Free evening and optional Istanbul
evening shows or Bosphorus dinner cruise including traditional Turkish
entertainment and dinner. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 - Istanbul - End of Tour
(Open buffet breakfast included)
After breakfast check out from the hotel. We hope your tour was a memorable one
and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Turkey
Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Turkey.
3 DAYS SPECIAL ISTANBUL CITY TOUR INCLUDES:
TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Arrival airport transfer from Istanbul Ataturk Airport
- 2 nights hotel in Istanbul
- 2 open buffet breakfasts
- Guided Istanbul City Tour
- All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
- Professional English-speaking tour guides
- Return transfer to Istanbul Ataturk airport
- International flights
- Insurance: All types
- Turkey entry visa
- Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section
Please Note: Hagia Sophia is open on every day, Topkapi Palace closed on tuesdays, Grand Bazaar closed on sundays. If your tour is on one of these days we would offer you to visit Underground Cistern instead of Topkapi palace museum, instead of Grand Baazar you will visit Spice Bazaar.
What are the discounts for children?
Children 0-6 years are free of charge.
Children 6-11 years are charged at 50% of a full priced adult tour.
The hotel options we have provided may have different pricing policies for some dates, and we have limited room numbers for each hotel. If you could please inform us about the hotel you are requesting, we will be happy to Check this hotel for availability and confirm accordingly. If above listed hotels are not available, we will book another hotel of the same standard.