This tour package to Istanbul is to let the Muslims have an unforgettable experience of performing the Jummah prayer at the ancient mosque, the Sultanahmet Mosque, also known by the name Blue Mosque. A guided tour to the historic peninsular area would let you get acquainted with the rich history connected to it. Let’s go through the itinerary and find out what awaits you at the outstanding holiday destination.


Day-by-Day Schedule

Day 1: Arriving Istanbul

You will be transferred to the hotel from the airport after arriving Istanbul, where our travel advisor would guide you about the itinerary. You will have the rest of the day to relax and refresh at the hotel or to go out and stroll around the city.

Come back and have an overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2: Islamic Exploration of Istanbul

Your day would initiate with a stopover at the Hippodrome of Constantinople where you would get to thoroughly discover the Serpent Column, Walled Obelisk, The Kaiser Wilhelm Fountain and the well-known Blue Mosque with its amazing and noticeable architecture. After this you’ll get to see the Hagia Sophia or Ayasofya, which is counted the most wonderful buildings in the history of architecture.

Further, you will stopover at the Grand Bazaar that features more than 4000 shops. It is truly a paradise for the people who love shopping and connection to the different culture.

After having lunch you will have a guided visit to finest looking Topkapi Palace. It is a superb place to have turned into a Museum to echo the grandeur of Sultans and their lifestyle.
This exploration of Istanbul will wrap up with a pause at the Rustem Pasha Mosque, which is the city’s architectural pearl. At the end of the day 2, you will be brought back to the hotel around 5PM to enjoy another comforting overnight stay in Istanbul.

Note: Breakfast and Lunch included

Day 3: Istanbul to Bursa and back to Istanbul

Begin your day with a nice breakfast at the hotel and prepare to set out to Bursa by a ferryboat ride. Sailing through Yalova on the way you would get to drive to Bursa while basking in the attractive sights.

Trek up Uludag, the greatest mountain in northwestern Turkey; ride a cable car to appreciate the splendor of Mount Olympos; visit the Ulu Cami (Bursa Grand Mosque), the Green Mausoleum and the Green Mosque; buy the souvenirs in the Covered Bazaar.

In the evening you will return to your hotel in Istanbul where you will have an overnight stay.

Note: Breakfast and Lunch included

Day 4: Bosphorus Cruise – Where the Two Continents Connect

Rise up for another thrilling day with a ride along the Golden Horn, adoring the beautiful reflection of sun on its water. Wander around the winding streets of the Balat town – a locality that housed the first Jews. Continue the trip to visit the Metal Church of St Stephen the Bulgarian, Ahrida Synagogue and Eyup Sultan Mosque.

Your subsequent stop would be the Spice Bazaar where you would feel captivated by the aroma of vibrantly streaked spices. From there navigate the Bosphorus on the ferry and see the two bridges that connect Asia and Europe.

The ferry would stop at the Bosphorus Bridge to the Camlica Hill where you can admire the sea views and have a new outlook of this remarkable city.

Travel back to Europe with a halt at Dolmabahce Palace.

Day 4 would complete with an overnight stay at your hotel in Istanbul.

Note: Breakfast and Lunch included

Day 5: Cruise to Princes’ Islands

Relish a breakfast at your hotel and freshen up to have another exciting day exploring Istanbul. Prepare to cruise in Marmara Sea to Princes’ Islands and you will reach Buyukada, which is the prevalent summer resort with pinewood scenery and sandy beaches. Take a walk or get a horse-drawn carriage to discover the island’s charm. After this you get to enjoy lunch in the afternoon at the fish restaurant.

During the cruise you will also see the Leander’s Tower, Topkapi Palace and Uskudar from the sea.

At the end of the tour you will be transported to the hotel in Istanbul for an overnight stay.

Note: Breakfast and Lunch included

Day 6: Departure from Istanbul

Enjoy your breakfast and get ready to checkout from the hotel. According to your flight schedule you will be transferred to the Intanbul International Airport.

Note: Breakfast included

This package includes…

  • All hotel accommodations in the class you prefer
  • All the mentioned city tours on regular group or privately guided
  • The tour guide, licensed by the Ministry of Tourism, will accompany all tours.
  • Entrance fee to all the sights mentioned in the itinerary
  • All meals mentioned in the itinerary. Vegetarian meals are also available.
  • Return flight tickets (including tax) from Istanbul to Antalya
  • Accommodation in 5-star Sahinn Paradise Hotel for 2 nights (all inclusive)
  • All ground transportation and round-trip airport transfers via comfortable air-conditioned minivans throughout the trip
  • All parking fee, ferry fare, tolls and petrol
  • Handling services and local taxes also included

This package does not include…

  • International flights to/from Turkey
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Passport and Visa Fee (if required)
  • Airport Taxes
  • Tips to the driver, guide or staff at the hotels
  • Items of personal use
  • Hotel extras (minibar, telephone, internet, laundry, etc.), medical services and drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast).
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the above section

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