Taste of Istanbul Tour
Taste of Istanbul Tour
  • Duration: 5 Days/4 Nights
  • Tour Code: BTT02
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  • Departures: Every day, all year around


DAY 1 - Arrival in Istanbul

After arrived in Istanbul you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2: Byzantine and Ottoman Relics Tour

After the breakfast at your hotel we start for full day sightseeing tour of Istanbul. As a first stop of us,we will visit Topkapi Palace (harem section is optional-extra), ancient Hippodrome of Constantinople (center of the chariot races) and go on with the Hagia Sophia, the Byzantine church which was converted into a mosque in 15th century. We go on at Sultanahmet Squere with the Blue Mosque and finally we will stop at Grand Covered Bazaar and will have free time to discover 4000 tiny shops in the passageways of the world's largest covered bazaar. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3: Half Day Morning Bosphorus Cruise

After your breakfast, you will be picked-up from your hotel to visit the Spice Bazaar (or Egyptian Bazaar). Filled with spices, dried fruits, nuts and seeds, lokum (Turkish delight) and other edibles, Spice Bazaar has a taste of the impression of the exotic East. Then join a boat excursion on the Bosphorus on a shared tour. Enjoy viewing Ottoman palaces, Bosphorus Bridge, citadels, centuries-old mansions and the European and Asian shorelines along the Strait of Marmara at the same time. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul. (B)

Day 4: Princes' Islands Tour

After the breakfast, you will be picked-up from your hotel for a full day tour of the Princess Islands. Then you will get on board the local shared passenger boat for a short trip to get Buyukada or the Princess Islands. We are going to see the traditional wooden houses and enjoy the panoramic views from the Islands. Experience horse-drawn carriage rides through the narrow streets and view the summer homes of some of the most affluent Turks. Lunch will be provided in a traditional Turkish restaurant; a fish entree is recommended. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel at approximately 6:00 pm. overnight in Istanbul. (B, L)

Day 5: Departure

Free time till transfer to airport.


• Arrival, departure airport transfers and ground transportation.
• Transportation in non-smoking mini/midi bus with professional English speaking guide and experienced driver.
• All accommodation is supplied at selected category 3/4/5 star or boutique hotel
• 1 Full Day Tour of Istanbul with lunch
• 1 Half Day Bosphorus Cruise
• All of the meal mentioned in the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch & D-dinner)
• Entrance to the various sites
• Services charges and local taxes


• Tips to guide and driver, personal expenses.
• Drinks with meals.
• International flight tickets.