Lets Go Istanbul4 Days | Starting from AED 1999

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  • Blue Mosque
  • Hagis Sophia
  • Grand Bazaar
  • Bosphorous Cruise
  • Prince's Islands
  • Hippodrome of Constantinople
  • Köfte
  • Dolma
  • Kuzu Tandir
  • Turkish Coffee
  • Turkish Delight
  • Carpet
  • Evil Eye Charms
  • Spices

Overview

Istanbul is the "IT" place with over 2500 years of history, culture, and traditions, wonderful landmarks, pulsating nightlife, and breathtaking views. This transcontinental capital is one vibrant concoction you can’t afford to miss. Despite the city’s age, many remains of Istanbul’s luxurious past are intact. The historic blend of cultures also had a huge influence on the food scene. In Istanbul, you can enjoy a wide variety of cuisines. Shops are in abundance! You can go luxurious and conventional by a visit to one of the many modern shopping centers or hunt for authentic, handmade items by resident designers and craftsmen in the enigmatic parts of town. If you like to bargain, then the Grand Bazaar is of course shopping heaven on Earth. There is no shortage of breathtaking views from the city. One of which is the city’s silhouette seen from a boat on the Bosphorous during sunset.


Itinerary

Day 1 UAE - Istanbul
Included Meals: No Meals Included

Welcome to Turkey! Upon your arrival to this bustling city, meet and greet your driver and proceed to the hotel for check-in. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2 Istanbul Guided City Tour - (Bosphorous Cruise & Dinner - Optional Excursion)
Included Meals: Breakfast

Wake up to a succulent breakfast after which depart for an insightful city tour guided by an expert. Begin your tour at the Hippodrome or currently known as Sultan Ahmet Square. The Hippodrome served as a grand horse and chariot racecourse as well as a social affair center built at least 4 to 5 meters lower originally than its current complexion. The area subsisted the fourth crusade with the Egyptian Obelisk, Serpent Column and Walled Obelisk still erect. Today the area has been rebuilt as an open garden and a popular and charming promenade. Continue on to essence of Istanbul, Sultan Ahmet Mosque widely known as the Blue Mosque due to the striking blue tiles fitted inside. It is decorated with over 20,000 fascinating, handmade Iznik tiles. The masterful mosque is of classical Turkish architecture is one of the few displaying six minarets instead of four. Next proceed to one of the largest, oldest and most popular covered bazaars in the world ‘The Grand Bazaar’. There are 4,000 shops spanning 61 streets selling varied items such as jewelry, leather goods, ceramics and carpets. Follow up with a visit to the vibrant ‘Spice Market’ with an unbelievable array of spices, herbs, nuts, honey and much more. In the evening, join us for the quintessentially delightful Bosphorus Cruise inclusive of Dinner optional tour. The Bosphorus strait is of great significance; it not only connects the Black Sea with Sea of Marmara but also separates Europe and Asia. The cruise allows you to bear witness and applaud beautiful vistas of Dolmabahce Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, Ciragan Palace, Rumeli Fortress and other antique bridges and villas. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3 Full Day Princes’ Island Tour & Horse Carriage Ride - Optional Excursion
Included Meals: Breakfast

A hot breakfast buffet is ready for you. Today, you have the complete day at leisure to pursue the city on your own OR come along for the optional tour of Princes’ Island with Lunch and a horse drawn carriage ride. An archipelago of nine islands makes the Princes’ Islands with only four of them open to public. Pass by the islets as you make your way to the largest of them all; Buyukada. The islands are famous day trip spots for tourists and locals alike to escape the city buzz with pleasant weather, fresh pinewood aroma, beaches and Ottoman age structures all around. The primary mode of transport within the land is horse drawn carriages as cars and other vehicles are strictly banned here. Transport to another era as you are taken on the horse carriage ride to explore the locality. Replenish with a delicious lunch by the waterfront. Next, head up to one of the best spots and catch an unforgettable panoramic glimpse of Istanbul and Bosphorus from Camlica Hill. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 4 Istanbul - UAE
Included Meals: Breakfast

Good Morning! Savour the final breakfast of your getaway and get ready to bid adieu to the city of Istanbul. Checkout from the hotel with free time for some last minute shopping or indulge in their mouth-watering desserts and coffee. In the evening depart to the airport for your return flight.

 

  

*Please note standard check-in time is 3PM and check-out is 12PM


Departure date

Departure date
Status
Adult
20 Apr 2018
Available
AED1999
ADULTAED1999
SINGLEAED2799
CHILD(6-11yrs)AED1899
CHILD(2-5yrs)AED1799
INFANTAED799
04 May 2018
Available
AED1999
ADULTAED1999
SINGLEAED2799
CHILD(6-11yrs)AED1899
CHILD(2-5yrs)AED1799
INFANTAED799
11 May 2018
Available
AED1999
ADULTAED1999
SINGLEAED2799
CHILD(6-11yrs)AED1899
CHILD(2-5yrs)AED1799
INFANTAED799
08 Jun 2018
Available
AED1999
ADULTAED1999
SINGLEAED2799
CHILD(6-11yrs)AED1899
CHILD(2-5yrs)AED1799
INFANTAED799
05 Oct 2018
Available
AED1999
ADULTAED1999
SINGLEAED2799
CHILD(6-11yrs)AED1899
CHILD(2-5yrs)AED1799
INFANTAED799
19 Oct 2018
Available
AED1999
ADULTAED1999
SINGLEAED2799
CHILD(6-11yrs)AED1899
CHILD(2-5yrs)AED1799
INFANTAED799
02 Nov 2018
Available
AED1999
ADULTAED1999
SINGLEAED2799
CHILD(6-11yrs)AED1899
CHILD(2-5yrs)AED1799
INFANTAED799

Inclusions

Return Economy Flights on Air Arabia or Similar
4* Taksim Mentropark Hotel or Similar
All Taxes
 
3 Breakfasts 
Airport Transfers
Sightseeing
 

Value Adds

Wake up call service
Hot Buffet Breakfast
Halal and Vegetarian Meals on request
Pre-tour Briefing
King beds
Queen Beds
Twin Beds


Optional Tours

Bosphorus Cruise Dinner
Adult: AED259 Child(6-11yrs): AED229 Child(2-5yrs): AED229
Full Day Princess Island Tour with lunch & Horse Carriage Ride
Adult: AED399 Child(6-11yrs): AED359 Child(2-5yrs): AED359


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Travel Essentials

Comfortable shoes for sightseeing
Sweater or Jacket if required depending on the weather
Camera with Extra Battery and Memory Card
Sunscreen
Flu and First Aid Kit
Power Bank
Currency in Turkey – Turkish Lira (TRY)

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