4 day Istanbul Highlights

  • Istanbul Highlights 4 Day Tour
  • Istanbul Highlights 4 Day Tour
  • Istanbul Highlights 4 Day Tour
  • Istanbul Highlights 4 Day Tour

Istanbul Highlights 4 Day Tour

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A tour of Istanbul that shows the beauty of the history that has made this city the capital of different Empires. Blue Mosque is an amazing destination of historical architecture and faith in one location. Take a river cruise along the Bosphorus visiting unique places such as Rumeli Fortress and view stunning palaces on the riverside.

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Welcome to Turkey!

You will be Greeted at the airport and our transfer will take you to your hotel.


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Today you will explore Istanbul’s Old City, where iconic landmarks and history come together nestled in the heart of this stunning city. Topkapi Palace is one of the most famous landmarks in Istanbul for historians and those who enjoy stunning architecture. This palace was the administrative centre for the far-reaching Ottoman Empire for nearly 400 years.

Aya Sofya, or Hagia Sophia, is a stunning museum that has been used as a place for two different religions. Originally built as a Byzantium Church it was renovated after the city was conquered by the Ottoman empire, four minarets and a dome were added to the existing building which brought in line with traditional mosques.

The Blue Mosque is an icon of both Istanbul but for the Islamic religion. Its stunning beauty and its extensive size while also maintaining the ability to be an active mosque. Built larger than average it has 6 minarets with a series of domes. A courtyard with the fountain for cleaning before praying, surrounded by a domed wall.

Grand Bazaar is a traditional market centre, with 4399 shops, 2195 stalls, 497 workshops with 18 fountains, it is a must-see for visitors and locals alike.


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Your day today will be cruising the Bosphorus.

The Bosphorus is a unique body of water as it separates the two continents of Asia and Europe, the city straddles the river.

The Rumeli Fortress was built by the armies of Mehmet II in preparation to conquer Constantinople. It took 3000 labourers only four months to built a fortress to besiege the city from the Bosphorus. The crenellated walls have become a popular photo destination, with the city behind and the Bosphorus flowing in the background. Along the river is the Dolmabahce Palace, a stunning palace that was built in 1611-1614 after the previous timber ‘Besiktas Palace’ burnt down after a fire.

The Spice Bazaar is a spectacular wonder to the senses, with locals and visitors buying spices and herbs. Traditional Turkish teas and coffees with different kinds being served at small cafes. Pierre Loti Hill offers fantastic views of the city with views as far reaching as the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus as well as historical Peninsula and islands.

While cruising you pass the Bosphorus Bridge, commonly known as Ataturk Bridge. One of the many bridges that link the two continents of Asia and Europe. However, this is the 4th largest in Europe and the 7th in the world.


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Today you will be returned to the airport as your adventure of Istanbul has come to an end. We hope you have enjoyed the experience and wish to travel with us again.

Tour Prices

Please contact us for rates and available hot deals.

INCLUSIONS
  • Guided tours
  • City transfers
  • Hotel transfers
  • Tips
  • Drinks-Beverages
  • Ferry Ticket
  • Entrance tickets
  • Accommodations
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MEALS INCLUDED
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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STANDARD: Standard style accommodation in Turkey is your where you will find basic style guesthouses and/or hostels that have a variety of private rooms and some dorm rooms. The rooms will be clean but basic with no extras found within. Most standard style accommodation options would be 1-2 star equivalent.
Type of accommodations at this range: Guesthouse, Boutique guesthouse, Hostels, 1* and 2* Hotels.

TOP END: Top End style accommodation in Turkey is where you will find 3-5 star equivalent. Here you will get a mix of larger style hotel rooms to smaller boutique places that will have clean, comfortable rooms with a little extra.
Type of accommodations at this range: Boutique Hotels, 3*, 4* and 5* Hotels.

PREMIUM: Premium Luxury accommodation in Turkey is your 5 star and similar hotels. This can include your large chain hotels and you will also find a variety of smaller locally run Luxury Boutique places that are full of charm and worth the extra dollar.
Type of accommodations at this range: Premium Boutique +4* and +5* Hotels.


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Departure Info
  • Tour Duration
    4 Days
  • Departing Cities
    Istanbul
  • Returning Options
    Istanbul
  • Departure days
    Every day
Essential Info
  • Pick-up Time
    To be confirmed
  • Tour Type(s)
    Private Tour
  • Language(s)
    English, Spanish
  • Tour Range(s)
Transport
  • Private Bus
Overnight Stays