TASTE OF ISTANBUL PRIVATE
Highlights: Istanbul (Topkapi Palace, Roman Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia, “Blue Mosque”, Grand Bazaar, “Spice Bazaar”, Half-Day Bosphorus Cruise)
Departure Location: Istanbul
Duration: 4 days, 3 nights
Departure Dates: All year round, daily Private Departure
Tour Price:From US$ 180 Per Person
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Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul
Arrive in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. Overnight stay 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 starts 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 Mosquefacing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, dedicated to the Sultan Ahmet. Hippodromewas the center of sportive events (chariot races, athletics) 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 is a massive shopping center and largest “souk” in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewelery, gold, souvenirs.Topkapi Palace was imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy. Overnight stay in Istanbul. (L)
Day 3: Half Day Morning Bosphorus Cruise
Another beautiful day is waiting for you. Bosphorus is separating Europe and Asia from each other. While you are in Bosphorus, 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 Bosphorus. Free afternoon for leisure. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
PC: Bosphorus Cruise will be public, but your guide is private!
Day 4: Departure
Free time till transfer to airport or extend your holiday with one of our Istanbul Private Tour Package.
TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:
- Arrival, departure airport transfers and ground transportation.
- Transportation in non-smoking mini/midi bus with professional English speaking guide and experienced driver.
- 1 Full Day Tour of Istanbul with lunch
- 1 Half Day Bosphorus Cruise
- Lunches (L) during the tours
- Entrance to the various sites
- Services charges and local taxes
TOUR PRICE EXCLUDES:
- Gratuities to staff, items of a personal nature.
- Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast).
- International flight tickets.
- Entry visa.
Prices & Departure Dates
|NUMBER OF PAX||PER PERSON PRICE|
|2 PAX||USD 305|
|3 PAX||USD 275|
|4 PAX||USD 255|
|5/ 7 PAX||USD 220|
|8/ 10 PAX||USD 180|