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Highlights of Istanbul

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 712

FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Discover the magic of Istanbul, a unique capital city that straddles two continents. Visit the many historical landmarks, including Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, and the Grand Bazaar, and cruise along the Bosphorus to see the city from the water.


This 4-day Turkish vacation showcases the capital, Istanbul. It features first-class accommodations and small group tours. 

Your trip to Turkey highlights the wonders of the Turkish capital, the only national centre to straddle two continents. Istanbul was known as Constantinople during antiquity and has long been one of the world’s greatest centres of art and culture. A classic tour of the city will take you to some of its many highlights from throughout the ages. Start at Hippodrome Square to see where chariots used to race for massive crowds during Byzantine times. Continue to the religious and cultural monuments of the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and Topkapi Palace, before closing out your tour at the Grand Bazaar, where you can barter for all manner of goods in one of the world’s great open-air marketplaces. The next day, see the city from the waters of the Bosphorus, which divides the continents of Asia and Europe. You’ll visit the Spice Market and close at the Bosphorus Bridge, built in 1973 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the formation of the republic. 

At the end of your stay, head to the airport to connect to your next destination or return home. 


 

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 712

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Day 1

Istanbul Airport to Hotel

Duration45 Minutes

Radisson Hotel President Beyazit Istanbul

Panoramic Sea of Marmara views can be admired from the rooftop terrace of Radisson Hotel President Beyazit Istanbul. It is in the heart of Istanbul, 100 yards from the Grand Bazaar. The Hotel's modern rooms are soundproof, have a contemporary decor and offer views of the historic city.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Radisson Hotel President Beyazit Istanbul

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    Radisson Hotel President Beyazit Istanbul



    Panoramic Sea of Marmara views can be admired from the rooftop terrace of Radisson Hotel President Beyazit Istanbul. It is in the heart of Istanbul, 100 yards from the Grand Bazaar. The Hotel's modern rooms are soundproof, have a contemporary decor and offer views of …

    Panoramic Sea of Marmara views can be admired from the rooftop terrace of Radisson Hotel President Beyazit Istanbul. It is in the heart of Istanbul, 100 yards from the Grand Bazaar. The Hotel's modern rooms are soundproof, have a contemporary decor and offer views of the historic city.

    Facilities

    • Conference Facilities
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Massage Treatments
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Room Service
    • Sauna
    • Spa(Hot-tub)/Jacuzzi

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Day 2

Classical Tour of Istanbul

Drive to old town and visit Hippodrome Square, the scene of Chariot races and the center of Byzantine civic life. Then visit Blue Mosque, built in early 17th century and known as Blue Mosque because of its magnificent interior decoration with blue Iznik tiles. Continue to St. Sophia Museum, the world's largest church for many centuries and today is the fourth largest one. After lunch visit Topkapi Palace, built by Sultan Mehmet II after the conquest of Istanbul in 15th century. The palace housed the sultans and their exotic entourage until mid-19th century. After having served as a mosque for 481 years, the building become a museum in 1934 by the order of Ataturk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey. Today the museum displays priceless collections of the imperial treasury, numerous pieces of Chinese porcelain, traditional costumes of the sultans and their families. Last stop will be at famous historical Grand Bazaar, the largest "souk" covered oriental shopping mall in the world, where you will find 4,400 shops under one roof where each trade has its own street.

Duration10 Hours
Day 3

Bosphorus by Boat

On this shared tour, enjoy a drive to the pier in Eminonu for a short visit to historical Spice Market (Egyptian Bazaar). Then, board a private boat for the cruise along the Bosphorus, a narrow strait between the continents of Europe and Asia connecting Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara. After, drive to the Asian Side of Istanbul via transcontinental Bosphorus Bridge, which is unique in the world since it connects Asia and Europe continents. The bridge was built in 1973, the 50th anniversary of the Republic of Turkey and it is the fourth longest suspension bridge in the world.

Duration5 Hours
Day 4

Istanbul Hotel to Airport

Duration45 Minutes

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DEPARTURES:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: April to October

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Private arrival and departure airport transfers
  • 3 nights first-class accommodation in Istanbul
  • Small group Classic Tour of Istanbul (max 16 guests)
  • Bosphorus by Boat excursions
  • Tickets and entrance fees to Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, Blue Mosque
  • Daily breakfast, 1 lunch

PRICE EXLUDES:

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Excursions not specifically indicated
  • Meals and beverages not specifically indicated
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Visa fees if applicable

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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12 Oct 2021
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