Experience the best of Istanbul Grand Turk Island

Description

Journey with Birdview Travels to explore the best of Istanbul on this special 6-day trip. This trip gives you the priviledge to visit iconic places like the Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque, the Cistern Basilica, Hagia Sophia, while indulging in a traditional Turkish meal. Sightseeing Cruise on the Bosphorusis also an experience not to miss, and visit the charming Princes’ Islands. also enjoy rythymic moves in an Ottoman court where belly dancers and performers would entertain the sultan, or witness the mysterious ceremony of whirling dervishes, whose spiritual dance brings an ancient tradition to life. 

Tour Schedule

Day 1

Arrive in the city. Settle into your hotel room and take some time to relax. No breakfast on arrival day. 

Day 2

Explore the best of Istanbul on this single day. Visit Topkapi Palace, discover the Blue Mosque, wander through the Cistern Basilica, stop at Hagia Sophia, indulge in a traditional Turkish meal, and end at the Grand Bazaar. Enjoy a drive toward the UNESCO-listed Topkapi Palace and pay it a visit. The palace used to be the primary residence of Ottoman sultans for 400 years. Continue to the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, also known as the Blue Mosque thanks to its blue Iznik ceramic tiles. Follow your guide to see its 6 famous minarets, the main dome, as well as the Byzantine Christian elements.

Day 3

Your Istanbul trip isn’t complete without sailing the Bosphorus. Jaw-dropping views of iconic landmarks glide by as you relax in the comfort of a private boat. Options include either a taste of the morning bustle at the Spice Bazaar or a panoramic view of the Golden Horn in the afternoon. On board a private boat, hear stories and anecdotes of this mesmerizing city. Sail by Topkapi Palace and Dolmabahce Palace. Admire the thick walls of the medieval Rumeli Fortress. See wooden Ottoman villas and chic neighborhoods along the banks.

A Turkish Dance Night and travel to distant regions of the former Ottoman Empire awaits you in the evening of this day. A colorful presentation of music and dance from the Anatolian, Balkan and the Caucasian regions, vivid video effects, and lights come together in a highly energetic stage performance.

Day 4

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city life, spend a day sailing, and visit the charming Princes’ Islands. Sit back, relax, and feel the Turkish air against your skin as you island-hop along the Sea of Marmara. Embark on your cruise along the deep blue waters of the Marmara Sea. As you head for the main island of Büyük Ada, stop at the smaller inhabited islands along the way to see their unique characteristics. Upon arrival at Büyük Ada, the largest and most famous among the Princes’ Islands, enjoy a short guided walking tour through the streets decorated with beautiful wooden houses.

Day 5

This day is set aside for you to rest, shop and visit places of your choice if there are.

Day 6

Departure! Hotel Pick up time is 3hours 5mins from flight departure time

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Journey with Birdview Travels to explore the best of Istanbul on this special 6-day trip.…

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Description

Journey with Birdview Travels to explore the best of Istanbul on this special 6-day trip. This trip gives you the priviledge to visit iconic places like the Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque, the Cistern Basilica, Hagia Sophia, while indulging in a traditional Turkish meal. Sightseeing Cruise on the Bosphorusis also an experience not to miss, and visit the charming Princes’ Islands. also enjoy rythymic moves in an Ottoman court where belly dancers and performers would entertain the sultan, or witness the mysterious ceremony of whirling dervishes, whose spiritual dance brings an ancient tradition to life. 

Tour Schedule

Day 1

Arrive in the city. Settle into your hotel room and take some time to relax. No breakfast on arrival day. 

Day 2

Explore the best of Istanbul on this single day. Visit Topkapi Palace, discover the Blue Mosque, wander through the Cistern Basilica, stop at Hagia Sophia, indulge in a traditional Turkish meal, and end at the Grand Bazaar. Enjoy a drive toward the UNESCO-listed Topkapi Palace and pay it a visit. The palace used to be the primary residence of Ottoman sultans for 400 years. Continue to the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, also known as the Blue Mosque thanks to its blue Iznik ceramic tiles. Follow your guide to see its 6 famous minarets, the main dome, as well as the Byzantine Christian elements.

Day 3

Your Istanbul trip isn’t complete without sailing the Bosphorus. Jaw-dropping views of iconic landmarks glide by as you relax in the comfort of a private boat. Options include either a taste of the morning bustle at the Spice Bazaar or a panoramic view of the Golden Horn in the afternoon. On board a private boat, hear stories and anecdotes of this mesmerizing city. Sail by Topkapi Palace and Dolmabahce Palace. Admire the thick walls of the medieval Rumeli Fortress. See wooden Ottoman villas and chic neighborhoods along the banks.

A Turkish Dance Night and travel to distant regions of the former Ottoman Empire awaits you in the evening of this day. A colorful presentation of music and dance from the Anatolian, Balkan and the Caucasian regions, vivid video effects, and lights come together in a highly energetic stage performance.

Day 4

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city life, spend a day sailing, and visit the charming Princes’ Islands. Sit back, relax, and feel the Turkish air against your skin as you island-hop along the Sea of Marmara. Embark on your cruise along the deep blue waters of the Marmara Sea. As you head for the main island of Büyük Ada, stop at the smaller inhabited islands along the way to see their unique characteristics. Upon arrival at Büyük Ada, the largest and most famous among the Princes’ Islands, enjoy a short guided walking tour through the streets decorated with beautiful wooden houses.

Day 5

This day is set aside for you to rest, shop and visit places of your choice if there are.

Day 6

Departure! Hotel Pick up time is 3hours 5mins from flight departure time

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Days : 6 | Nights : 5


Inclusions


  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Restaurant Nearby
  • Professional tour escort
  • Suitable for Children
  • Historic Area Nearby
  • Internet Access
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Shopping
  • Hotel for 5 Nights with Breakfast
  • 3-Star Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • Hotel Pick up service

Exclusions


  •     Extra stay pre/post tour    
  •     Extra water bottle charges    
  •     Medicines required if any    
  •     All meals and drinks    
  •     Any optional tours    
  •     Any airport arrival/departure tax    
  •     Early Hotel Check-in    
  •     1st Day Breakfast    
  •     Extra visa for underage (26yrs and below)    

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