Day 1 - Arrive in Istanbul & Transfer to Hotel
Upon arrival in Istanbul, our representative will wait at the airport with a name sign, your name is written on it. Once you see your name is handling someone just say hello and your name. After meeting short wait for the vehicle and then you will get on the vehicle. One of our drivers will transfer you to the hotel.
Generally, hotels check-in times are afternoon, if you arrive at your hotel before the afternoon, you may wait. After checking into the hotel, you will have your leisure day and relax in the hotel or just go to Turkish Bath. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul City Tour
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch
08:30 – Our tour shuttle service will come to your hotel to pick you up and takes you the meeting point. You will meet with other tour participants and tour guide then start the tour. We will visit the Sultanahmet region, which is regarded as the heart of old Istanbul by UNESCO, is the destination of our unforgettable Istanbul tour. Our first visit will be Hagia Sophia is the title of the world’s largest cathedral for 1,000 years after its completion and had been transformed into a mosque by adding Islamic elements immediately after the conquest of Istanbul. Then we will walk in the old city and visit Sultanahmet Mosque is known as Blue Mosque by tourist because of interior decoration with blue Iznik Tiles After that we will visit Ancient Hippodrome where you will see the Obelisks then we will walk to Grand Bazaar is the biggest covered bazaar in Istanbul. You will be able to hop in the bazaar and have free time then we go to a restaurant.
In the afternoon, after having lunch we will visit Topkapi Palace which was used as the administrative center of the Ottoman Empire for 4 centuries. You will be able to see collections including imperial and religious artifacts, treasures and more. Our last visit will be Sultans Tomb then you will be transferred back to the hotel around 17:00 / 17:30. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 - Leisure Day & Airport Transfer
After having your breakfast in your hotel you need to check out before 11:30. Today is your last day and you will be free until your departure time. You can stroll the city or if your flight is late afternoon or evening you may join some half day Istanbul Tour like Bosphorus Cruise.
One of our drivers will pick you up according to your flight departure time and take you the airport to catch your return flight. We will be glad to see you again in our another tour.
– Hagia Sophia is closed in the winter period on Monday. Replaced with Underground Cistern
– Blue Mosque is closed on Friday due to Friday Prayer. No Replacement.
– Grand Covered Bazaar is closed on Sunday. Replaced with Handicraft Store
– Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday. Replaced with Beylerbeyi Palace
– Sultan Tombs is closed on Monday. Replaced with Little Hagia Sophia Mosque and on Tuesday replaced with Camlica Hill.