Istanbul Break

Istanbul Break

Istanbul old city, Bosporus, Oriental Markets
Stopover, Discovery, Culture, History, Relaxation
This program may be operated for individuals & groups

A short tour of Istanbul in 3 days to enjoy epic sunsets, the sweet melody of Namaaz, spectacular minarets and adorable cats. Istanbul, one of the most exotic cities in Europe or Asia is not difficult to visit in 3 days!
 
Day 1: Istanbul
Arrival at Istanbul International Airport. Meet our driver or guide according to your arrival time and private transfer to your hotel. Meet with your guide at the hotel around 8 pm and go out for dinner and night out to get the magic Istanbul city's feeling. Overnight in Istanbul. [D]
 
 
Day 2: Istanbul (Old City)
You will first visit the Hippodrome, the Byzantine city's social center, used as a horse racing track. Next, you will visit the Blue Mosque, the Ottomans' Grand Mosque for 3 centuries, followed by the Hagia Sophia. This extraordinary building served as an Eastern Orthodox cathedral and seat of the Patriarchate of Constantinople for more than 7 centuries. After visiting the Underground Cistern of Yerebatan, you will have lunch nearby and rest with a Turkish coffee, enjoying the view of Hagia Sophia. After lunch, you will visit the Topkapi Palace, the Ottomans' imperial palace, reflecting the Ottoman Empire's splendor. Your tour will finish with a Turkish coffee on the terraces of the Palace before you return to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul. [B/L]
 
 
Day 3: Istanbul (Bosporus Cruise and the Oriental Bazaars)
Your day will start with a stroll from the old city of Istanbul to the Golden Horn to catch a regular Bosporus cruise in between the Asian and European continents. For an hour and more, you will be floating through the real history channel. Big mansions located by the water will take you to the 19th Century of Istanbul. Your return will give amazing opportunities to take pictures of the Old City of Istanbul, once the capital of Byzantine and Ottoman empires. You will embark by the Spice market and stroll in and around the bazaar where the Spices from India were sold to the Ottoman merchants before they sailed to Europe. The spice market is now hosting several Turkish delight shops allowing you to taste various kinds of them and Turkish Viagra. Nearby the market, a hidden gem, Rustem pasha mosque, is located housing the best Ottoman tiles, making the Blue mosque jealous. Suleymaniye Mosque, built by the Ottomans' Grand Architect to the most powerful Sultan, Soliman the Magnificent. After the tour, you’ll be transferred back to the Airport to catch your flight to your next destination. [B/L]
 
[B] = Breakfast | [B/L] = Breakfast and Lunch

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Tour Includes:

  • Private arrival & departure transfers
  • 2 nights’ accommodation
  • Meals:
    • 1 breakfast
    • 2 lunches
  • Old city walking tour
  • Bosporus cruise
  • Visit to the Oriental Markets
  • Entrance fees to museums & sites visited
  • Private transportation by A/C vehicles
  • English-speaking guide
  • All local taxes

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Tour does not include:

  • International airfare, taxes and fees (Special airfares available from all USA gateways)
  • Optional tours
  • All items of a purely personal nature such as other drinks that is not specified, laundry, fax etc.
  • Early check in and late checkout
  • Visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Other services not mentioned in the program

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Hotels in your Tour:

City Hotel Name Tripadvisor
First Class
Istanbul Seven Hills Hotel 4.5
Hotel will be confirmed at time of booking

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Tour Pricing

Season 1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax
First Class
Double   $895 $739 $665 $619 $585
Single $1,635 $1,175 $1,019 $945 $899 $865
Triple $605 $535 $485 $455

Prices are per person, are valid through October ‘24 and may change without notice.
Special airfares available from all USA gateways

 

Changes
Changes to this program may be requested by phone to 1-347-610-1819 or email to sales@Intraplan.net

Airfare
We also be glad to adjust the airfare from your gateway so you take advantage of our special discounted leisure fares

Program
We can revise the itinerary to spend more time and provide more depth in those areas that you are interested on.
Any other changes to the itinerary will be accommodated depending on the facilities available in the area.

Other options
The program was designed with private services
If you prefer deluxe services, we may operate this program including private driver, private guide and concierge service.
Lunches and dinners can be arranged for individuals, families and groups at top restaurants or any restaurant requested by you.

Quotation
Once we have designed the program the way you want, we'll give you a quote within 2 business days.