• 2 Day Istanbul City Tour From Ankara
  • 2 Day Istanbul City Tour From Ankara
  • 2 Day Istanbul City Tour From Ankara
  • 2 Day Istanbul City Tour From Ankara
  • 2 Day Istanbul City Tour From Ankara
  • 2 Day Istanbul City Tour From Ankara
  • 2 Day Istanbul City Tour From Ankara
  • 2 Day Istanbul City Tour From Ankara
  • 2 Day Istanbul City Tour From Ankara
  • 2 Day Istanbul City Tour From Ankara

Tour overview

Istanbul is a very beautiful city more than words can say, just like As Napoleon once said, “If the world was only one country, Istanbul would be its capital!”. So in this tour we will visit the Old City & Sultan Ahmet Square. Of course we will have a Boat Cruise on Bosphorus Strait which is one of the “must do” things in Istanbul. And for sure you will enjoy the world famous Grand Covered Bazaar. Istanbul worths to see with its historical places, Bosphorus Strait, social life and such. Istanbul is also one of the very unique cities in the world as the city is located both on Europe and Asia continents. Therefore it has been also named as the bridge between Europe & Asia.

Itinerary

(Lunch and dinner included) Pick up between 05:00 am – 06:00 am (depending on the flight time) from your hotel in Ankara City Center transfer to Ankara Airport. Please note that and you need to do self check-in for your domestic flight to Istanbul. Our representative will meet you in Istanbul Airport with a name placard which has your name on it. After that we will drive to worldwide famous Sultan Ahmet Area, THE OLD CITY. Istanbul was the capital city of Byzantine Empire and after it was conquered by Ottomans in 1453 it became the capital city of Ottoman Empire. In Sultan Ahmet Square you will see where the old HIPPODROME AREA where you will also see the CONSTANTINE OBELISK, SERPENTINE COLUMN and the OBELISK OF THEODOSIUS and THE GERMAN FOUNTAIN. Next stop is beautiful SULTAN AHMET MOSQUE from 17th cent. The place is also known as BLUE MOSQUE as the name was inspired by tourists from the “blue tiles” used inside the mosque for decoration. You will also see St.Sophia (from outside) right across Blue Mosque. After a short walk through Sultan Ahmet Square we will visit famous TOPKAPI PALACE from 15 th cent. After Istanbul was conquered by Sultan Mehmet The Conqueror, he ordered the palace to be built. The palace hosted The Ottoman Dynasty for more than 400 years. Then we will have a lunch break. After lunch we will walk to world famous GRAND COVERED BAZAAR. In this its labyrinth of streets and passages there are more than 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths'' street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as handpainted ceramic plates, hand- honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx- ware and meerschaum pipes. After the tour, transfer to your hotel in Istanbul and check in. The rest of time is yours. Overnight in Istanbul. Please note: Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays and The Grand Covered Bazaaar is closed on Sundays.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul Ankara
(Breakfast and lunch included) Pick up from the hotel and depart for a magical Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise and Shopping Tour. We will visit THE GRAND SPICE BAZAAR. The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other conceivable herb and spice. Then we will head for BOAT CRUISE on BHOSPHORUS STRAIGHT, a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages on Bhosphorus. During the cruise you will see (from outside, from a distance) the following lovely places as well as many others; DOLMABAHCE PALACE MUSEUM and its impressive marble facede which was the latest palace for Ottoman Dynasty, CIRAGAN PALACE which is a hotel at present, ORTAKOY MOSQUE with its beautiful neo-classic architecture style, RUMELI FORTRESS Built by Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452 prior to the conquest of Istanbul, BEYLERBEYI PALACE, the summer residence of Ottoman Sultans, BOSPHORUS BRIDGE one of the three bridges connecting Europe and Asia, CAMLICA HILL the highest point in Istanbul. Next we will have lunch and head for SHOPPING TOUR (after cruise) Experience the traditional silk weaving skills of Turkish women at the carpet weaving courses provided by The Ministry of National Education. You will get the opportunity to see jewellery, handcrafts centre and a modern leatherwear show. After the tour we will transfer you to the airport for your flight back to Ankara. Once you arrive to Ankara, we will pick you up from Airport and transfer to your hotel. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Booking Tour. Thank you for choosing TravelShop Booking.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul Ankara

Routes

Included

1 night hotel in Istanbul at Ramada Golden Horn Hotel
PS: If This hotel list not available at the time of your booking then we will arrange smilar other hotel for your group. If you prefer a Different category hotel, there might be an additional cost
2 Day Istanbul City Tour From Ankara Accommodation 2 Day Istanbul City Tour From Ankara Accommodation
Guided Istanbul City Tour, Boat Cruise on Bhosphorus Straight and Shopping Tour
Professional English - speaking tour guides
1 open buffet breakfast
2 local lunches
1 dinner at hotel
Insurance: All types
Pick up Transfer from Ankara Hotel to Airport
Pick up Transfer from Ankara Airport to Hotel
Pick up Transfer from Istanbul Airport to Istanbul Hotel
Pick up Transfer from Istanbul Hotel to Istanbul Airport
All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
Hotel Room Taxes, Tours & Transfer Taxes
THINGS TO BE CHECKED PRIOR THE TOUR;
Please check the information below before your departure
1- International Flight Tickets
2- Tour itinenary
3- Confirmation received from us to include Hotel reservations etc.
4- Domestic Flight Tickets if any (Please check your title/name spelling printed correctly)
5- Passport Validation Terms
6- Visa if needed (check before your trip for the dates on your visa )
7- If visa needed, please ask us for invitation letter to ease the visa application process
8- Flight details for on time Airport transfer services
9- Observe the luggage limitation by Airlines for domestic flights ifa ny
10- Obtain emergency contact details from our office

Excluded

International & Domestic Flights
City Tax Turkey entry visa Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

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