ISTANBUL in 3 Days / 2 nights


ISTANBUL in 3 Days / 2 nights

 

 

Destination: Istanbul, Turkey

Trip Type:
Family

Duration: 3 days /2 nights

 

Package Price: Please ask.

Inclusions

Breakfast 
Lunch (All lunches during full day tours) 
English Speaking Guide 
Entrance fee/Museum charges 
Government Taxes/VAT/ Service Charges 
Sightseeing / Tours / Excursions (as per Itinerary) 
Professional guidance at all tours 
Transfers
Tour Transfers in AC non-smoking special tour bus
Private transfers in VIP AC Deluxe Minivan
Private Airport-Hotel-Airport transfers in Istanbul 

Regular SIC tours
1 Full day Tour of Oldcity Istanbul and Topkapi Palace
or
1 Full day Tour of Bosphorus Cruise and dolmabahce Palace

Airport Transfer: Arrival
Private Airport-Hotel transfers in Istanbul 

Airport Transfer: Departure
Private Hotel-Airport transfers in Istanbul 

Other Inclusions
Accommodations as per itinerary
Pickup from Hotels and drop off hotels for the tours and excursions

 

Exclusions
Lunches and dinners (meals not mentioned in the itinerary)
Drinks at meals
Visa
Private Tours
Other Exclusions
International Flight Tickets
Personal expenses, extra expenses at the hotels
Tips to the guide and driver 

Day 1 : ISTANBUL ( Inbound international flight to Istanbul) (Extra-Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night)
Arrive Istanbul Airport. Following the passport control and customs and meet and greet at the airport. Private transfers to your hotel... Free for rest of the day. Overnight at your hotel.
If interested, in the evening you may join an extra Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night- Watching one of the best silhouettes in the world with Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque and the Leander' s Tower will be your exceptional experience to enjoy this imperial elegance and the unique panoramic view of the Bosphorus waterway which brings the two continents Europe and Asia, face to face…Dinner with a rich variety of specialties from the Turkish and international cuisine including unlimited local drinks on board of a Bosphorus yacht. Belly Dancers and Folklore Show will accompany your dinner program of unforgettable Bosphorus Cruise. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 2 : ISTANBUL ( Full Day Tour of Old City of Istanbul and Topkapi Palace) (B,L)
Breakfast at the hotel will be followed by a full day tour of Old City Istanbul and Topkapi Palace. Meet you guide at the reception and drive to the Sultan Ahmet Center, the heart of the “Old City” from where the Byzantian and Ottoman Empires were ruled. Visits will start with the Hippodrome, center of sportive (chariot races, athletics) events and political activities of the old city. Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating Hippodrome.  Then visit The Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, displaying art collection from different civilizations of Anatolia. Continue with the Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Imperial Mosque), famous for its delicate blue ceramic tiles and then Saint Sophia (Aya Sofya), primarily a church – turned mosque – turned museum, which takes the breath away with the sheer architectural size of its interior and magnificent dome, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Exploration of Istanbul's treasures continues with the visit to the bustling Grand Bazaar (Covered bazaar - Kapalicarsi), biggest “souk” in the World with its more than 4000 shops and stalls. Enjoy shopping for almost anything (jewelry, antiques, carpets, textile, garments, spices, souvenirs, etc.). 

Lunch at a Turkish Restaurant. Following the lunch afternoon visits will continue with the spectacular Topkapi Palace, imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans. Built on one of the seven hills of Istanbul, this huge complex commands the views of the Sea of Marmara, The Bosporus, and the Golden Horn. It was the seat of government for the Ottoman Empire for many centuries (1453-1852). Visit the extravagant Imperial Treasury, Sacred Islamic Relics of Prophet Mohammed, Sultan Portraits, Imperial Kitchen, where up to 800 cooks prepared as many as 6,000 meals a day with valuable collection of golden dining sets, the priceless Chinese and Japanese porcelain, Weapons and Armors Section, Calligraphy Section, and the Imperial Harem ( extra) encompassing more than 400 rooms … Tour will continue with the Sultan Tombs, there are five tombs of Ottoman Sultans within the graveyard at Hagia Sophia. The ceramic panels are the most beautiful examples of the 16th century with purple, red, green and blue flower motives. Prince robes and a small piece from the Kaaba covers are displayed on the sarcophaguses. Return to hotel and overnight.

Day 3 : ISTANBUL ( Free day ) ( Homebound International Flight) (B)
After breakfast, free to self explore the highlights of the city on your own till you meet the transferman at your hotel. Meet the transferman for your private transfer to Airport to International Flights Terminal for your homebound flight. 

Fly back to home with pleasant and unforgettable memories…Thank you for your preference of N&M Tourism and Travel services.

Hotel Details
3*, 4*, 5* Hotels (in central Istanbul)

Flight Details
International Flight Tickets: (not included in the quoted price)

Cab Details
Private transfers in VIP AC Deluxe Minivan
Private Airport - Hotel - Airport transfers in Istanbul
Tour Transfers in AC non-smoking special tour bus

Package Price (USD): Please ask.

Terms & Conditions

Payment:
40% Advance Payment is required with booking (non-refundable)
60% Payment 30 days prior to Tour starting date

Cancellations (For refundable part):
100 % refund prior to last 21 days to tour starting date
50 % refund prior to last 15 days to tour starting date
Non refundable during 15 days to tour starting date