ISTANBUL: THE CITY OF WONDERS
“If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul”.
Istanbul is a city of two continents which is one of the greatest cities in the world where modern lifestyle well blends with the melting pot of cultures and different people. In 2010, European Union rated Istanbul as the Capital of Cultures.
For curious travelers who are looking to discover something that held an important role in the history and has grown out to be the best.
If you’re looking for 3 nights & 4 days stay in Istanbul, then here are a few things you can explore with our new travel package.
- ISTANBUL CITY TOUR
- Visit St. Sophia.
Known to be the 8th wonder of the world, Hagia Sophia as it is called, was a construction masterpiece by Emperor Justinianos as a church in the 6th Century. This church was then converted into a mosque. It is now one of the best museums of the world and among the most visited too.
- Topkapi Palace
The Palace of the Ottoman Empire that holds an outstanding collection of crystal, gold, silver and Chinese robes that were worn by the sultans and their families.
- Sultan Ahmet Imperial Mosque
The masterpiece by architect Mehmet, famously known as The Blue Mosque because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue tiles.
- Grand Bazaar
“Covered Market” – a historical location with an extraordinary environment that is capable of separating you from the chaos of the modern world and indulging you in positivity. With over 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area; something like goldsmith street, carpet sellers, Turkish arts and craft and much more.
- BOSPHORUS CRUISE AND SHOPPING
- Spice Bazaar
Also known as the Egyptian Bazaar, has the atmosphere filled with enticing aromas of every conceivable spice and herb.
- Bosphorous by boat
It is a traditional excursion by a boat along the waterways that separates Europe and Asia. The shore is creased up with old timber villas, limestone palaces, stunning fortresses and small fishing towns.
You can also see The Dolmabahce Palace, The Yildiz Palace, and the beautiful Ciragan Palace. Get to witness the Ortakoy that is a symbol of tolerance with a church, mosque, and synagogue. Rumeli Fortress which is one of the most beautiful works of military architecture in the world.
Also, see the Bosphorus Bridge where you can get to step on to both the continents (Asia and Europe). Camlica Hill is another attraction that is the highest point in Istanbul.
- Shopping Tour
Experience shopping like never before, by seeing the traditional silk weaving skills of the Turkish women along with the opportunity to see jewelry, handcrafts and a modern leather show.
What can you expect as your inclusions in this tour?
- Private arrival & departure airport transfers from Istanbul Ataturk Airport
- 3 nights’ hotel in Istanbul
- 3 open buffet breakfasts + 2 lunches
- Istanbul City Tour
- Istanbul Bosphorus cruise and shopping tour
- All entrance fees
- Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
- Licensed English-speaking tour guides