Say hello to the city of medieval minarets and busy cobbled streets
Arrival in Istanbul via flight in morning and orientation by our local representative at the airport. You will be taken to your hotel via private on the first day of your Turkey tour package. Lunch at a local restaurant and then take the full afternoon to self-explore the streets of Istanbul. Pick up souvenirs while shopping and sightseeing in the beautiful city. Come back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Enjoy full-day sightseeing and evening dinner cruise on Bosphorus
On the second day of your holidays in Istanbul, following breakfast, drive to the Old City of Istanbul. Check out the best places to visit in Istanbul including the Hippodrome and the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts. Admire the stunning ceramic tile-work of the Blue Mosque and the magnificent dome of Saint Sophia or Aya Sofya. Take a guided walk through bustling Grand Bazaar and pick up jewelry, textile, spices, and souvenirs from more than 4000 shops.
Stop for a sumptuous lunch at a Turkish restaurant and resume sightseeing with a visit to the spectacular Topkapi Palace. Enjoy commanding views of the Sea of Marmara and the Golden Horn from this 15th-century palace from the Ottoman Empire. Visit the Sultan Tombs within the graveyard at Hagia Sophia before returning to the hotel for some rest.
In the evening, embark on a dinner cruise to discover the city’s glorious skyline from the Bosphorus straits. This exceptional experience of sailing between two continents (Europe and Asia) on Bosphorus waterway will certainly be memorable. Food including a rich variety of local specialties and international cuisine (including unlimited drinks) is served on board of a Bosphorus yacht. Belly dancers and folklore show on the cruise will accompany your dinner on this Bosphorus Cruise. After a night full of entertainment, you will be transferred to the hotel.
Crossover continents using Bosphorus Bridge for a panoramic view of Istanbul
Enjoy your breakfast at leisure and the sightseeing will begin today afternoon. Leave for the beautiful Dolmabahce Palace on your third day of Turkey tour package. Built in Turkish Renaissance style, the palace’s neoclassical exterior and lavish exterior is a sight to behold. Drive through the Bosphorus Bridge that connects the two continents. Marvel at the Istanbul’s panoramic view of urban sprawl from Camlica Hill. Come back to your hotel for overnight stay.
Take an exciting cruise and make the most of your last day in Turkey
After breakfast at the hotel, you will take a drive along the 22-km-long Byzantine City Walls to trace the history of Turkey. Continue your excursion on Turkey tour package in the Spice Bazaar filled with different aromas of local spices, fruits, and flowers. Proceed for a memorable boat trip on the Bosphorus Strait, the waterway separating the two continents, to take photographs of palaces, wooden villas, and modern apartments. Sail past the Imperial Gardens of Yildiz Palace and Beylerbeyi Palace. Disembark from the boat at Rumeli Fortress, where you will stop for lunch. Take the afternoon to go on a self-exploration or for shopping on the last day of your trip to Turkey. Return to your hotel for check out and your private transfer to the Airport. Board your flight and bid farewell to the beautiful city of Istanbul.