THREE DAYS ISTANBUL CITY TOUR
Overview Of The Tour;
Sit back and enjoy the ride as your personal guide shows you the very best of Istanbul. All your questions will be answered by a very knowledgeable tour guide.
THREE DAYS ISTANBUL CITY TOUR ITINERARY:
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 08:30 am 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 Traveling Istanbul.
- Arrival airport transfer from Istanbul Ataturk Airport
- Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
- Professional English-speaking tour guides
- Return transfer to Istanbul Ataturk airport- Hotels
- Admission fees.