Welcome to Istanbul! You will be transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is yours free to explore. Overnight Istanbul.
Gear up for an early morning tour of the old Istanbul city. Gorge on delicious breakfast and head to visit St. Sophia, the ancient architectural marvel of the city. Today you will also be visiting the important landmarks of the city, like Tokapi Palace, Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque, and the Hippodrome. Post lunch, you will visit the Grand covered Bazaar, which is a market place with about 4000 shops of various trade from Hand-painted ceramic places to Carpets to Copperware etc. Overnight stay at hotel.
Gear up for an exciting Bosphorus cruise tour, post a sumptuous breakfast. Check out the beautiful Dolmabahce & Yildiz Palace, Ortakoy, Ciragan Palace, Rumeli Fortress, Beylerbeyi, Camlica Hill and such other important landmarks on the way. Take a giant leap from one continent (Asia) to another (Europe), as you cross the famous Bosphorus Bridge. You will also visit the renowned the Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar).
As your cruise concludes, you would be taken for a shopping tour. Check out the local handicrafts, famous Turkish carpets, jewellery and modern leatherwear, as you go collecting souvenirs for your loved ones. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Head back to your hotel in Istanbul for an overnight stay.
Your tour concludes today. Check out of the hotel and head towards airport, post breakfast.
*Please notice that both hotel and prices can change, depending on the time of arrival.
Meeting point: Istanbul airport
Tour duration: 3 days
Tour includes: Professional tour guide, Transfer, Enterence fees