3 Days Istanbul Package Transfer Hotel Tour
SHORT TOUR INFO
Duration: 3 Days
Starts From: Tour start from any Airport in Istanbul or your hotel or Union Station (or other convenient location).
Ends: Transfer from hotel to any airport in Istanbul (or other convenient location).
Tour Highlights: Blue Mosque, Hippodrome Square, Topkapi Royal Palace, Hagia-Sophia, Grand Bazaar.
Day 1 - Istanbul - Arrival Day
Welcome to Turkey, Istanbul Airport. Meet with Travel Istanbul staff and transfer to your hotel for your first night. Transfer from airport & check in to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul City Tour
Pick up at 08:30 am from your hotel for a day tour of old Istanbul city.
Visit ST. SOPHIA This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time.
TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed.
SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Sedefkar Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles.
HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine.
GRAND COVERED BAZAAR More than 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths' street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as handpainted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Free Evening. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 - Istanbul - End of Tour
After breakfast check out from the hotel. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another Travel Istanbul Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing Travel Istanbul.