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Istanbul: 4-Day City Excursion with Lodging

Activity provider: Tour Altinkum

Istanbul: 4-Day City Excursion with Lodging

Activity provider: Tour Altinkum
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From US$ 445.26 US$ 400.74 per person

Walk along the ancient streets of Istanbul and discover historic monuments, including Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and the Grand Bazaar. Cruise along the Strait of Istanbul and visit Princes' Islands.

About this activity

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Duration 4 days
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pick Up provided from IST/SAW Airport You will be greeted with a sign your name is written on
Small group
Limited to 12 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Cruise along the Bosphorus Strait and see Ottoman Mansions, and marble palaces
  • Walk along the ancient streets of Istanbul and see the city's most popular highlights
  • Visit the spice bazaar and taste typical Turkish fare
  • Find souvenirs in the 4,000 shops of the Grand Bazaar
Full description
Discover the historic highlights of Istanbul on a 4-day guided city excursion with airport pickup and lodging included. Learn from an expert guide as you visit enchanting sites, both on and off the beaten path. Day 1, Arrival in Istanbul Arrive at the Istanbul Airport and receive a friendly welcome from your driver. Your driver will take you to your hotel to relax, rest and prepare for your excursion. Day 2: Treasures of Istanbul (Breakfast and Lunch) Begin your city tour with a visit to Hagia Sophia, the largest manmade construction at the time apart from the Egyptian Pyramids and the Great Wall of China. Next visit Topkapi Palace, the imperial residence of the Sultan, and the last seat of the government for the Ottoman Empire. Continue on to the Hippodrome, built by the Roman Emperor Septimus Severus in 203 AD. Next, visit the 17th-century Blue Mosque. End the day by wandering through the 4,000 shops of the Grand Bazaar, then head to your hotel in Istanbul to rest. Day 3: Princes Island Tour (Breakfast and Lunch) Embark on an adventure to Princes' Islands, and find colorful fruit trees, beautiful gardens with exotic flowers, and lush forests. Admire the massive Ottoman mansions, as well as Victorian summer villas as you relax on a horse-drawn carriage tour. Day 4: Bosphorus Cruise and Spice Bazaar Tour (Breakfast) Begin the final day of your tour with a visit to the Spice Bazaar; a trading spot for herbs and spices from around Egypt and Asia. Spend the afternoon cruising on the Strait of Istanbul and learn about the culture and history of the area. Admire views of marble palaces and small fishing villages along the shores.
Includes
  • 3-night accommodation in Istanbul
  • Meal plan as outlined in the itinerary
  • Admission fees for all sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
  • Private transfer from/to airport
  • Land transportation by air-conditioned, smoke-free vehicle
  • English and Spanish-speaking guide
  • Beverage with meals
  • Tips for the guides and drivers (optional)
  • Admission fees for all sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card for children
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • - There will be a 3-mile walk in Sultanahmet
  • - Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays; if your tour falls on a Tuesday, it will be replaced with the Underground Cistern
  • - The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays and will be replaced by Arasta Bazaar
  • - The Blue Mosque is closed on Fridays and will be replaced with a visit to the surrounding gardens
  • - Admission fee to Topkapi Palace includes Hagia Irene (200TL)

Product ID: 396196