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IST01: 4 Days Istanbul Tours

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 5-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul, airport pick up
This is the first day of our Istanbul holiday packages. Upon your arrival, our local representative will pick you up from airport, as he/she will hold a welcome board with your names on it. Then you'll be escorted to the hotel by the representative and driver. You will stay in Istanbul for three nights. As for the rest time of today, you may enjoy a free adventure in this world-famous tourism city by yourselves.

Accommodation: Fer Hotel (4 stars)

Day 2: Old City highlight tour
After breakfast, our guide and driver will pick you up to start today's Istanbul holiday packages in Old City. We'll firstly visit the Hagia Sophia Museum, an extraordinary building which was once a church, and changed to a mosque during the Ottoman period. Then we'll go to the Blue Mosque opposite the Hagia Sophia. This mosque with 6 minarets is even larger than the Great Mosque of Mecca, showing its prominent status. We'll also visit the Hippodrome Square. After lunch, we continue our Istanbul holidays to visit the Topkapi Palace, which is also known as the old royal palace where 25 Ottoman emperors ever worked and lived. Finally we will enjoy shopping joyfully at the Grand Bazaar. After the tour, we will go back to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Fer Hotel (4 stars)

  • Topkapi Palace
    Topkapi Palace, a former royal palace which has been transformed into a museum now
Day 3: Bosphorus Cruise tour
Today, our guide and driver will take you to visit the Spice Bazaar also called as Egypt Market. It is a good place to experience local life, as there are not only colorful and fragrant spices, but also local daily necessities and ingredients. Then you'll be guided to visit the new palace - Dolmabahçe Palace on the European coast of the Bosphorus Strait. There are 56 columns and a huge crystal chandelier in the vast hall, with 750 bulbs and weighing 4.5 tons, and you'll be surprised certainly when you see the scene.

After lunch, you will embark on a boat for an amazing cruise on the Bosphorus River, which will give you the best view of the different landscapes of Europe and Asia. On the boat, you can witness the grand scale of the Dolmabahçe Palace, see churches and mosques in various styles, and catch sight of the Bosphorus Bridge across Eurasia. At the end of today, you'll be sent back to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Fer Hotel (4 stars)

  • Bosphorus Cruise in Turkey
    Having a relaxing cruise on Bosphorus Strait
Day 4: Depart Istanbul
Please check out before 12:00. Based on your flight time, the driver will pick you up and take you to the airport. Hope you have a good time with Agate Travel during the 4 days Istanbul holidays. If you have other travel plans in Turkey, welcome to contact us at any time. Agate Travel provides more funny travel deals for you to choose.

Meals: Breakfast

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What's Included
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned sights visited.
  • Cruise on the Bosphorus River.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Transfers in private A/C vehicle with experienced driver.
  • Service of English speaking guides per itinerary.
  • Vegetarian meals available.
  • All government applicable taxes and service charges.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into and out Istanbul.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Turkey Visa Fee.
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