Istanbul

Crossroad of Cultures
the Exotic Empress of the World
(4 DAYS)

Day 01: ISTANBUL
Arrival in Istanbul. Transfer from airport or Hotel and start your day. Discover the Byzantine and Ottoman highlights. Visits to the Royal Topkapi Palace Optional visits to the Treasury where the extensive exhibits include priceless world-class collections of jewelry, porcelain, textiles and costumes of the Sultans, as well as to the Harem quarters. Have a lunch in one of the special traditional restaurants   “Konyali” restaurant, located in the grounds of Topkapi Palace with a charming view of the Marmara Sea. Here, you will enjoy a typically Turkish meal before continuing your afternoon sightseeing excursion Then continue to visit the Hippodrome Square (where Roman chariot races were held), the famous Blue Mosque. Check-in or return to your hotel. (B)

Day 02: ISTANBUL
Visit the Chora Museum housing masterpieces of Byzantine Art. Then enjoying the Süleymaniye Camii (Mosque of Suleyman the Magnificent) Built in 1550 by the renowned architect Mimar Sinan. After visiting the magnificent Hagaia Sophia. Then drive to the Grand Covered Bazaar. (Kapalı Çarşı) the world’s oldest “shopping mall”.(B)

Topkapı Palace

Day 03: ISTANBUL
After a short visit to the Spice Bazaar, transfer to the pier for a ferryboat cruises along the European and Asian sides of town with possibility to take pictures of marble palaces; Ancient wooden yalis (waterside villas) Disembark at Sarıyer for lunch. (B)

Fireworks on the Bosphorus

 Day 04: RETURN!
Transfer to the airport. for departure to ongoing destination (B)

Istanbul Night Life with Dinner  (Optional)
Join us in an evening of traditional Turkish cuisine and entertainment at one of Istanbul’s finest nightclubs, Depart by motor coach for a short drive through the illuminated streets of Istanbul before you arrive at a well-known and highly reputable local establishment.
Enjoy a variety of Turkish specialties whilst you are entertained by Turkish musicians, belly dancers and folk dancers, performing dances from different regions of Turkey.  At the end of the show, join in, as familiar and Favorited songs are sung.  Returning to the hotel.

PACKAGE PRICES:
P. P. in Dbl from € 520,00
Sgl Supplement  € 200,00