• 6 Day Christmas Holiday Istanbul
  • 6 Day Christmas Holiday Istanbul
  • 6 Day Christmas Holiday Istanbul
  • 6 Day Christmas Holiday Istanbul
  • 6 Day Christmas Holiday Istanbul
  • 6 Day Christmas Holiday Istanbul
  • 6 Day Christmas Holiday Istanbul
  • 6 Day Christmas Holiday Istanbul
  • 6 Day Christmas Holiday Istanbul
  • 6 Day Christmas Holiday Istanbul

Tour overview

This 6-day tour is a perfect way to reward yourself with a break on New Year’s Eve and make a fresh start with new resolutions. You will enjoy Christmas in Istanbul to the fullest with a boat trip on the Bosphorus and a relaxing traditional Turkish Bath.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Istanbul Old City, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Turkish Bath, Bosphorus Cruise, Shopping, Turkish Cuisine, Christmas Party.

Itinerary

Welcome to Turkey Istanbul Airport. Meet with TravelShop Booking staff and transfer to your hotel & check in. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul

(Breakfast and Turkish Cuisine Dinner included)

Pick up at 08:30 am from your hotel for the a day tour of old Istanbul city. Visit to TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Lunch break at 13:00pm after the lunch Murtis Tour will then take you to the Bosphorus Cruise tour. Enjoy the array of sites you can see from the boat including: GRAND SPICE BAZAAR. BOSPHORUS BY BOAT a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. After the tour drop back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul

(Breakfast included)

Merry Christmas! We start our morning with a Hamam, that's the word for the Turkish bath and is surely an unforgettable part of your holiday and the best way to start Christmas day. Receive a pummeling from head to toe, let the expert scrub of all those dead cells, relax and drift away. Late afternoon we start our Christmas celebrations, and yes Santa will visit you at the Hotel, the festive atmosphere is in the air. You will definitely have a Christmas night to remember. Enjoy a big Christmas feast of rich Turkish cuisine and party the night away with your new friends with Turkish live music. Overnight in Istanbul

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul

(Breakfast included)

Christmas Eve and it's a chance for some last minute Christmas gifts, or even to treat yourself. We will make a shopping tour in which you will be aware of the ancient arts of Turkey like carpet weaving, leather manufacturing and jewellery. As this will be a guided tour, you will avoid being hassled which will enable you enjoy the shopping experience whilst gaining the knowledge of the ancient craftsmen. We will then visit the GRAND COVER BAZAAR. In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more then 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths' street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as hand painted ceramic plates, hand-honed copper ware, brass ware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes.After the tour drop back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul

(Breakfast included)

We have a leisurely start this morning with departure of 13:00. Bosphorus Cruise: 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. During the excursion you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace, and further along, the parks and imperial pavilions of Yildiz Palace. On the coastal edge of this park, is Ciragan Palace, 300 meters of is marble facade faces the shore. At Ortakoy a great variety of artists gather every Sunday to display their work along the street. Ortakoy is a symbol of tolerance with a church, a mosque and a synagogue existing side by side for centuries. RUMELI FORTRESS Built by Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452 prior to the conquest of Istanbul, was completed in only four months to control and protect Bosphorus. It is one of the most beautiful works of military architecture anywhere in the world. BEYLERBEYI PALAS The summer residence of ottoman sultans with its original furniture and magnificent gardens with the Harem on the Asian. BOSPHORUS BRIDGE unique change to step from one continent (Asia) to another (Europe). After the tour drop back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast check out from your hotel, transfer to the airport. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Booking Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Booking .

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul

Routes

Included

5 nights hotel in Istanbul - Ramada Hotel & Suite Golden Horn or Pullman Hotel

Please Note: If the above hotels are not available we will provide the similar category hotels.

6 Day Christmas Holiday Istanbul Accommodation

Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour

5 open buffer breakfast

1 Turkish Cuisine Dinner

Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle

Arrival transfer from Istanbul Airport

Return transfer to Istanbul Airport

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Guided Istanbul City Tour

Turkish Bath

Shopping Tour

Guided Bosphorus Cruise Tour

All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Please check the information below before your departure

1-    International & Domestic Flight Tickets

2-    Covid-19 PCR Test

3-    Tour Itinenary

4-    Confirmed Documents are sent by us to include Hotel reservations etc.

5-    Domestic Flight Tickets if any (Please check your title/name spelling printed correctly)

6-    Passport Validation Terms

7-    Visa if needed (check before your trip for the dates on your visa)

8-    If visa needed, please ask us for invitation letter to ease the visa application process

9-    Flight details for on time Airport transfer services

10- Observe the luggage limitation by Airlines for domestic flights if any

11- Obtain emergency contact details from our office 

If you have any further information that is not listed above, please contact us by the details below:

Please email us at [email protected]

Excluded

International flights

• Insurance

1001 Nights Dinner Show

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise

Whirling Dervishes Show

Isfanbul (Vialand) Tour

Istanbul Aquarium Tour

Guided Istanbul Prince's Island Tour

Guided Istanbul Miniaturk Museum and Shopping Tour

Guided Istanbul Dolmabahce Palace Tour

City tax

Turkey entry visa

Personal expenses: Extras at hotel or additional meals

Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

Insurance: All types

Any others expenses which are not mentioned in the "included" section

Availability

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