Private Tour / 4-Star or 5-Star Hotels / Code: IST20

    Day-1: Arrival

    Airport – Hotel transfer with private minivan.

    Day-2: Istanbul Old City Tour

    • Visiting the Blue Mosque, a stunning example of Ottoman architecture.
    • Hippodrome of Constantinople.
    • German Fountain.
    • Hagia Sophia Museum.
    • Topkapı Palace Museum.
    • Shop at the massive Grand Bazaar.

    Hippodrome of Constantinople / Sultan Ahmet Square

    The Hippodrome of Constantinople was a circus that was the sporting and social center of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire. Today it is a square named Sultanahmet Meydanı (Sultan Ahmet Square) in the Turkish city of Istanbul, with a few fragments of the original structure surviving.

    Sultan Ahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque)

    The Sultan Ahmet Mosque (Turkish: Sultan Ahmet Camii) is a historic mosque in Istanbul. The mosque is popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior. It was built from 1609 to 1616, during the rule of Ahmed I. Its Kulliye contains a tomb of the founder, a madrasah and a hospice. The Sultan Ahmet Mosque is still popularly used as a mosque.

    Hagia Sophia Museum

    Hagia Sophia (Turkish: Ayasofya) is a former Greek Orthodox church, later an imperial mosque and now a museum (Ayasofya Müzesi) in Istanbul, from the date of its construction in 537 until 1453, it served as an Eastern Orthodox. The building was a mosque from 29 May 1453 until 1931. It was then secularized and opened as a museum on 1 February 1935.

     Topkapi Palace

    The Topkapi Palace (Turkish: Topkapı Sarayı) is a large palace in Istanbul, that was the primary residence of the Ottoman sultans for approximately 400 years (1465–1856) of their 624-year reign. As well as a royal residence, the palace was a setting for state occasions and royal entertainments. It is now a museum and as such a major tourist attraction. It also contains important holy relics of the Muslim world, including Muhammed’s cloak and sword. The palace contained mosques, a hospital, bakeries.

     Grand Bazaar (Covered Bazaar)

    The Grand Bazaar (Turkish: Kapalıçarşı) in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 3,000 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily. The Grand Bazaar is located inside the walled city of Istanbul, in the district of Fatih. It stretches roughly from west to east between the mosques of Beyazıt and of Nuruosmaniye. The Bazaar can easily be reached from Sultanahmet and Sirkeci by trams (Beyazıt-Kapalıçarşı stop).

    Day-3: Istanbul Bosphorus Tour

    • Dolmabahce Palace Museum.
    • Bosphorus cruise by public tourist boat.
    • Shopping at Historical Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar).
    • Yeni Camii (New Mosque) in Eminonu Area.
    • Cevahir Shopping Mall.

     Dolmabahce Palace

    Dolmabahçe Palace located in the Beşiktaş district of Istanbul, on the European coastline of the Bosphorus strait, served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1856 to 1922.

     Ortakoy Mosque

    Ortaköy Mosque, officially the Büyük Mecidiye Camii (Grand Imperial Mosque of Sultan Abdülmecid) in Beşiktaş, Istanbul, built in 1856, it is situated at the waterside of the Ortaköy pier square, one of the most popular locations on the Bosphorus.

     Rumelian Castle

    Rumelian Castle is a fortress located in the Sarıyer district of Istanbul, on a hill at the European side of the Bosphorus. It gives the name of the quarter around it. It was built by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II between 1451 and 1452, before he conquered Constantinople.

     Maiden’s Tower

    The Maiden’s Tower, also known as Leander’s Tower (Tower of Leandros) since the medieval Byzantine period, is a tower lying on a small islet located at the southern entrance of the Bosphorus strait 200 m from the coast of Üsküdar in Istanbul.

     Spice Bazaar / Egyptian Bazaar

    The Spice Bazaar in Istanbul, is one of the largest bazaars in the city. Located in the Eminönü quarter of the Fatih district, it is the second largest covered shopping complex after the Grand Bazaar. Spice Bazaar has a total of 85 shops selling spices, Turkish delight and other sweets, jewellery, souvenirs, and dried fruits and nuts.

    Day-4: Departure

    Hotel – Airport transfer with private minivan.

    What’s Included:

    • 3-night accommodation in 4-Star or 5-Star hotel with open buffet breakfast.
    • Air-conditioned private minivan transport throughout.

    Good to Know:

    • Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays.
    • The Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar is closed on Sundays.
    • Dolmabahce Palace is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.


    • All tours start at 10 am and finishes at 8 pm. (10:00-20:00).
    • Children below age of 6 free and %50 discount for 7-12 ages.
    • Meals, drinks and other extra personal expenses not included.
    • Tour programs and prices may change without any notice.
    • Please contact us for more information.

    Total Prices:

    Tour Program (IST20) with Accommodation in 4-Star Hotel

    2 persons total: 486 $ / 243 $ per person

    4 persons total: 684 $ / 171 $ per person

    6 persons total: 864 $ / 144 $ per person

     Tour Program (IST20) with Accommodation in 5-Star Hotel

    2 persons total: 567 $ / 283 $ per person

    4 persons total: 846 $ / 211 $ per person

    6 persons total: 1107 $ / 184 $ per person

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