ItineraryAfter meeting your guide at departure point for half day afternoon tour, climb aboard your luxury coach and head to the Sultanahmet.
Topkapı Palace: It was private residence of Ottoman Sultans from 19th to the 19th centuries exhibiting sacred Islamic Relics of Prophet Mohammed, imperial treasury, Chinese porcelain, weapons & calligraphy etc. Harem section is not included in the program and visit is due to extra entrance fee.
Hagia Irene Church: “Hagia Irene” means “Holy Peace”in Greek. Hagia Irene was first built as a basilica with three naves, on the order of during the reign of Constantinos the Great (306–337), on top of a temple, out of wood. Hagia Irene consists of three sections that include; the naos, narthex and atrium, while the standing atrium is the only surviving sample from the Byzantine period
The Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque: (Hagia Sophia Museum) From outside, without interior visit. It was built in the 6th century by the emperor Justinian as a Greek Orthodox Church also called the church of Divine Wisdom. It was converted into a mosque in 1453 by Sultan Mehmet II. The Conqueror and in to a museum by Ataturk in 1935 and it was converted into a mosque in 2020 by by Recep Tayyip Erdogan. It was largest church in the world for 1000 years.
Shopping: We visit touristic shop
From Centrally located Istanbul hotels. For each Hotel there is a fixed departure time. We only have pick up service from hotels (levent, sisli, osmanbey, harbiye, taksim, ortakoy, findikli, karakoy, tepebasi, sirkeci, sultanahmet, kadirga, beyazit, laleli, aksaray, yenikapi, findikzade, topkapi, sutluce)
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- Not recommended for participants with walking difficulties
- Harem section is not included in the program
- Operates all year round except 1st May, 1st January and Tuesday
- You will be notified of your departure time after we have received your reservation
- from Bursa
- from Yalova
- from Sapanca
- from Black Sea Region
- from Antalya City
- from Antalya Airport
- from Izmir
- from Cappadocia
- from Pamukkale
- from Abant - Bolu