Private Three Days Istanbul City Tour
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TOUR PRICE FROM USD 940 (Per Tour not Per Person)
SHORT TOUR INFO
Duration: 3 Days
Starts From: Your hotel or Union Station (or other convenient location).
Ends: Your hotel or Union Station (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 the Riha Travel staff and transfer to your hotel for your first night. Transfer from the airport & check-in to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul City Tour
We will pick you up at 08.30pm, 09:00 am, 09.30am, 10:00 am (any hour you informed us) at your hotel for a day tour of old Istanbul city.
ST. SOPHIA - Visit 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 during the 15th through the 19th centuries which houses an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle and enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed.
SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE - Across from St. Sophia and built in the 16th century by the architect Sedefkar Mehmet this mosque is often referred to as the “BLUE MOSQUE” because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles.
HIPPODROME - Ancient Hippodrome, the site 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 hand painted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers (pitcher), onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Free evening and optional Istanbul evening shows or Bosphorus dinner cruise including traditional Turkish entertainment and dinner. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 - Istanbul - End of Tour
After breakfast, checkout from your hotel. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another Traveling Istanbul Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing Day Trips Istanbul.