When you arrive to Istanbul airport we will pick you up from airport and transfer to your hotel. Overnight.Hotel
DAY 2 Istanbul Classics Walking City Tour
We will pick you up at 08:30 from your hotel after your breakfast. TOUR CODE:IST-1M istanbul_tours8Tour of “Sultan Ahmet Center“, the heart of the “Old City” from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled. Hagia (St.) Sophia is one of the greatest architecture around the world. It was constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian then it was turned into an Imperial mosque after the Ottoman conquest in 1453 by Sultan Mehmet ii. Today it is a stunning museum and featuring marvellous Byzantine mosaics. Don’t miss the chance to explore the second-most visited museum in Turkey. Blue Mosque is famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. The last great imperial mosque at Ottoman era; takes its name from 20.000 magnificent blue-toned iznik tiles which is decorating the interior walls. Hippodrome, center of the chariot races and political activities in the old city. Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, German Fountain of Wilhelm ii are the monuments, decorating Hippodrome. Caferaga Medresesi is a foundation, that is serving Turkish Culture organises, various workshop on handicrafts and music. Tour finishes at 12:00, free afternoon. Overnight.Hotel
DAY 3 Bosphorus & T wo Continents Full Day Tour
We will pick you up at 08:30 from your hotel after your breakfast. After the tour, free afternoon and we transfer you airport for your flight. Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar) was built between 1597 and 1664, also it is the second oldest covered bazaar in the city. You can find exotic aromas and various spices. It contains fruit vegetable, flower and fish shops inside. Rustem Pasha Mosque, for a tour. It was built by a famous Croatian, Rüstem Pasha and designed by -one the most famous architect in history- Mimar Sinan. Bosphorus Strait connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara and splits the European and Asian sides of Turkey. Bosphorus Bridge, pass through the bridge and watch the beautiful view. It is 1704m long and was the 4th longest bridge around the world. Don’t miss this unique chance to pass from one continent (Europe) to another(Asia) in 2 minutes. Camlica Hill, the highest point in istanbul, exposing a panoramic view of istanbul city and Bosphorus. Give a little break for lunch here and Enjoy the view while your are eating your tasty meal. Ortakoy, is a cosmopolitan area, bordering waters of the Bosphorus.Turks, Greeks, Armenians and Jews are leaving here. The neighbourhood hosts many different religious. it is also a popular spot for locals with art galleries, night clubs, restaurants. Dolmabahce Palace, was the first European style palace. It was built by Ottoman Sultans between 1843 and 1846.This is the last residence for Ottoman Sultans with 365 rooms and 22 saloons. Also famous with the great collection of European antiquity. Ataturk lived the final part of his life in the palace and died there. Closed: Mondays and Thursdays; Dolmabahce Palace (Replaced with Galata Tower) includes; Lunch, Transportation, Guide, Boat Cruise, Museums and Entrance Fees. We will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to Ataturk Airport.