DAY 1: Arrival to Istanbul & Transfer to Hotel & Half Day Afternoon Regular Bosphorus Cruise Tour
To begin the journey, we’ll pick you up from Istanbul Airport and take you to your hotel in Istanbul. When required process is done, we’ll take you from there to the harbor where the half-day Bosphorus cruise starts.
During the cruise, we’ll have a chance to observe the following landmarks of Istanbul:
- Egyptian Bazaar (the authentic bazaar from which you can purchase spices, gifts, ethnic clothes etc., also known as Spice Bazaar)
- Golden Horn (the area extends along the cost known as Haliç)
- Bosphorus Bridge (the massive bridge that connects two continents)
- Rumeli Hisari (the historical construction built by Mehmet the Conqueror to conquer Istanbul)
Of course, during the cruise, you’ll be hearing amazing information, stories and facts about these landmarks and Istanbul thanks to our professional guides.
When the cruise ends, we’ll take you back to your hotel. You’ll get some rest to get ready for the following day!
DAY 2: Full day Istanbul Old City Tour (Breakfast and Lunch included)
The second day of 3 Days 2 Nights Istanbul Tour will be full of history and relics! We’ll have an Istanbul Old City Tour and you will love it: Get ready to embrace Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman eras at once!
Places We Will Visit during Istanbul Old City Tour
We will visit:
- Hagia Sophia
- Blue Mosque
- Topkapi Palace
- German Fountain of Wilhelm II
- Column of Constantine
- Obelisk of Theodosius
- Serpentine Column
- Grand Bazaar (–closed on Sundays)
Hagia Sophia is the world’s one of the greatest and unique religious place by being once a church, and mosque afterwards. It actually witnessed two different eras and empires –Byzantine and Ottoman. This hybrid texture and style of it reflects its uniqueness and value, and you’ll see what we mean when we enter there. Powerful touch of Islamic and Christianity on its decoration will blow your mind.
Next, we’ll visit Blue Mosque and embrace its lovely blue-tile decoration. Also known as Sultanahmet Mosque, Blue Mosque has 27.000 pieces of Iznik quart tiles, sequential domes and six minarets. It will feast your eyes.
Then we’ll see Hippodrome and the landmarks located nearby it such as German Fountain of Wilhelm II, Column of Constantine, Obelisk of Theodosius and Serpentine Column . You will see an ancient area that gathers up the spirits of Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. Of course, you’ll learn many things, too!
At the end, we’ll visit Grand Bazaar, the most vivid landmark of Istanbul, full of people and colorful sceneries. Made by Architect Sinan, the design of it will charm you at the first sight. You will also have a chance to enjoy a delightful shopping session. When the session ends, we’ll take you back to your hotel.
DAY 3: Transfer to Airport (Breakfast included)
In the last day, we’ll take you to new Istanbul Airport (IST) or Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) according to your flight. You will be able to handle the check-in process. Then, we’ll say goodbye to you so you can wait for your plane and remember this lovely journey!
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