Description
Full Itinerary
Rates

Description

Type of Tour:

Individually Tailored Tour

Operates:

Departs daily 1 April – 31 October

Duration:

3 Nights / 4 Days

Visit:

Istanbul

Includes:

  • Return airport transfers from/to Istanbul’s Airport
  • 3 Nights accommodation Istanbul
  • Full-day tour of Istanbul including lunch
    Half-day Egyptian Spice Bazaar tour and Bosphorus Cruise
  • Meals as per itinerary (B = Breakfast / L = Lunch / D = Dinner)

Excludes:

  • Airfare and airport taxes
  • Extras at hotels and meals not mentioned as well as any drinks
  • Travel insurance, visa cost, and tips

Notes:

  • St. Sophia is closed on Mondays to be replaced with a visit to St. Saviour in Chora.
  • The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays.
  • The afternoon visit to Topkapi Palace does not operate on Tuesdays
  • The order of sites visited on the day tours is subject to chang

Accommodation:

Istanbul: Kent Hotel (4*) or similar

Full Itinerary

DAY 1:  ISTANBUL
On arrival at Istanbul’s Airport you will be transferred to the hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight: Istanbul

DAY 2:  ISTANBUL
The whole day today will be spent exploring the sights and sounds of Istanbul. Visit St. Sophia, the magnificent Byzantine Church, which is now a Museum (St. Sophia is closed on Mondays and will be replaced with a visit to St. Saviour in Chora). Continue to the Blue Mosque, one of the biggest mosques in Istanbul, famous for its blue tiles and six minarets. Proceed to the Hippodrome, the former centre of sportive and political activities of Constantinople. Visit the Grand Bazaar (closed on Sundays) which will tempt even non-shoppers with its collection of hand-made carpets, jewellery, leather and souvenirs. After lunch, visit the Topkapi Palace (does not operate on Tuesdays), the former imperial residence from where the Great Ottoman Empire was once ruled. Today, it is a spectacular museum that has one of the largest collections of Chinese and Japanese porcelains and the famous treasury of the Royal Family. 
Overnight: Istanbul  (BL)

DAY 3:  ISTANBUL
The day begins with a short visit to the famous Egyptian Spice Bazaar with mystical smells of different aromas of spices, and shops selling fruit, vegetables, flowers and fish. Later you will cruise along the Bosphorus, the strait that separates Europe from Asia, as it winds its way from the Aegean (Sea of Marmara) to the Black Sea. See modern hotels, old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses and small fishing villages. Then the tour will end and you will return to your hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight: Istanbul  (B)

DAY 4:  ISTANBUL
After breakfast you will be transferred to Istanbul’s Airport.  (B)

Rates

BEST OF ISTANBUL
(Individually Tailored Tour)

Currency

Single Room Supplement

Per Person Sharing

15 Mar – 5 May & 4 Jun – 31 Oct 2019 from:

EUR

453

301

6 May – 3 Jun 2019 from:

EUR

443

291

Includes:Arrival and departure transfers from/to Istanbul’s Airport, 3 nights’ accommodation (4* hotel); transportation as per itinerary; full day Istanbul tour; half day Egyptian spice bazaar tour and Bosporus cruise;  meals as indicated.

Note:For travel crossing rate periods above pricing is an indication only. Price will be based on a pro rata calculation for actual dates of travel.

All rates will be converted at time of final payment according to ITT’s bank selling rates. Please double check the final ZAR amount with us on day of payment. All services are subject to availability at time of booking and subject to the General Terms and Conditions of ITT Inspirations Travel & Tours (PTY) LTD.

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