Istanbul Holiday Package (3 days)

Istanbul is a city in Turkey that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. The Old City reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here. In the Sultanahmet district, the open-air, Roman-era Hippodrome was for centuries the site of chariot races, and Egyptian obelisks remain.

Day 1: Istanbul

Arrive at Istanbul Ataturk Airport. Meet local guide or representative and transfer to the hotel. Check-in and day at leisure.(Please note check-in time at most hotels is 14:00 but we will do our best to arrange early check-in if necessary)

Day 2: Istanbul

Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia

Breakfast at the hotel. Full day city tour with a visit to the main historical center of Istanbul, Sultanahmet with its Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman monuments. The monuments to be visited are the Blue Mosque, Roman Hippodrome (Obelisk of Theodosius, serpent column, brick column, Kaiser Wilhelm II fountain), the Hagia Sophia, the Topkapi Palace with its Treasury and Sacred Trust sections. Lunch will be served at a local or Indian restaurant. Afternoon visit the Grand Covered Bazaar. Shopping for local handicrafts at reputable shops. After the tour return to the hotel.

Day 3: Istanbul

Breakfast at the hotel. Please note check-out time at most hotels is 12:00. Pick-up from the hotel and transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.