• Location: İstanbul

Price:  15.03-31.10 (Summer & Christmas period) from € 280 p.p
Price:  31.10-15.03 ( Winter) from € 230 p.p

Discover Istanbul on a 3 day trip.

Istanbul Highlights.

Haghia Sophia
Hippodrome, German fountain
Blue Mosque
Grand Bazaar
Topkapı Palace.
Explore the city by ferry
Stay in the heart of the city.

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive at Istanbul  airport and private transfer to a charming 4 **** hotel in Sultan Ahmet district and a perfect place to discover the city.
Day 2
Guided Istanbul highlights and classics tour.
Visit to Haghia Sophia,Hippodrome, German fountain, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Topkapı Palace, Haghia Irene Church ( from outside)

This tour is a must in Istanbul. You will begin the day with the Roman hippodrome, where the chariot races were organized by the Romans and Byzantines. Blue mosque, the only mosque with six minarets and its surroundings will be our next place to visit. Next, you will see the German fountain, a gift of Kaiser Wilhem 2 and listen the stories of his liaison with the orient. Haghia Sophia, the Church of Divine Wisdom is the highlight of today. Following the visits, your guide will take you to the Grand Bazaar.

Topkapı Museum is the big one;  the most important museum of Turkey . It is an incomparable rich treasure-chest, brimming with things of historical importance.
Finish the tour with a visit to Caferağa Medresse and Soğukçeşme street.

Day 3
Explore the city by ferry
Why not take tram or walk to Eminönü and hop onto a boat for a short circle Bosphorus cruise ( 2,5 hrs) or the longer full Bosphorus cruise. This cruise takes several hours and ends in Anadolu Kavağı, the last harbour before the Black Sea. On Board you can use digital guides explaining over 70 points of interest along the way, in 10 different languages. After lunch catch bus and/or ferry back to Eminönü.
If you decided to go for the shorter option you have time for Beyoğlu,Taksim and visit to Rüştem paşa Mosque and Egyptian Bazaar when you walk back to your hotel.
Not everybody knows that you also could explore the Golden horn by ferry . Highlights along the shore include the suburbs of Balat and Fener which are home to synagogues,mosques and churches.
Last but not least you could decide to hop on a ferry to tranquil Princes’ islands, a idyllic escape in summer.

Day 4
After breakfast end of arrangement. Transfer to  Istanbul airport and onward travel.

Price 3 nights/ 4 days
Includes:
Hotel **** ( 3 N) based on bed and breakfast
Transfers from Istanbul airport to the hotel (VV)
Guided  tour Istanbul classics and highlights, full day
Lunch
Admission fees.

Excludes.
Tour, Ferries and other public transport on day 3.