|HIGHLIGHTS||Ancient Hippodrome – Blue Mosque – St. Sophia – Grand Bazaar – Topkapı Palace – Underground Cistern – Spice Market|
|DEPARTURE||Everydays for individuals and group|
|INCLUDED|| Your private guide and driver for flexible tour based on your interests
Fluent English speaking tour guide,
Host / Hostess from arrival till departure for tickets to the museums, restaurant reservations and many other things…..
Deluxe transportation by new brand vehicles (Fully Air-conditioned. Specially designed comfortable seats, 7 / 24 internet connection, Minibar service (water, soda water, soft drinks, beer, red & white wine, Jack Daniels & Chivas Regal) onboard.
Government fees and local handling charges
|NOT INCLUDED|| Personal expenses
Drinks at the restaurants
Day 1 – Ancient Hippodrome – Blue Mosque – St. Sophia – Grand Bazaar
Your private guide will meet you at Istanbul port or Istanbul Hotel with a sign written “ Your Name “ on it, anytime you want. The only city in the world located on two continents is Istanbul, which has been the capital of three great empires – Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman – for more than 2000 years.
Our tour starts with Hippodrome square where used to take place for chariot races and the Byzantine riots during Roman & Byzantine period. Only a short walk away, reaches Hagia Sophia built in 532 AD by Roman Emperor Justinian I. and Blue Mosque, has its fame from its beautiful blue Iznik tiles.
After that, we will visit Grand Bazaar where is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with more than 58 covered streets and over 1,200 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily. Opened in 1461, it is well known for its jewelry, pottery, spice, and carpet shops.
Drive back to the port. The end of our services.
Day 2 – Topkapı Palace – Underground Cistern – Spice Market
you will meet with your guide at Istanbul Port or Istanbul Hotel and drive to Topkapi Palace. Topkapi Palace, was not only the residence of the Ottoman sultans, but also the administrative and educational center of the state. It was constructed between 1460 and 1478 by Sultan Mehmed II, the conqueror of Constantinople. We will visit the Topkapi Palace including Chinese Porcelain, weapons section.
After that, visit to Underground Cistern which was the largest covered water reservoir in Istanbul, built by Justinian I. than having free time in Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar): The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other conceivable herb and spice.
Drive back to the port. The end of our services
|Pax||2 to 3
|4 to 5
|6 to 7
|8 to 10
|11 to 15
|16 to 20