Duration: Full day tour

Pick up : from centrally located hotels in Istanbul only

Availability : Everyday

Meals: Lunch - set menu

Itinerary : 

  • Pick up from Hotel
  • Start to visit with Hippodrome, The centre of sports activities with its four monuments - The German Foutain of WILHELM II, Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column and The Column of Constantine
  • The Blue Mosque, the most famous mosque of Istanbul which is known for its beautiful blue Iznik tiles.
  • Next stop is St. Sophia. This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great, in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time
  • Continue with Grand Bazaar (Covered Market). In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more than 4000 shops with each trade having its own area
  • Have lunch
  • After lunch, visit the Sultan's Tombs. There are five tombs of Ottoman Sultans within the graveyard at St. Sophia.
  • Continue with Topkapi Palace. The great palace of the Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries. housing an exquisite collection of precious gems, jewellery thrones of sultans, costumes worn by the sultans and their families; miniatures, the Holy Mantle; Chamber of Sacred Relics
  • Return back to the hotel
  • Sultan's Tombs closed on Monday, replaced with Little Hagia Sophia Mosque
  • Harem is not included, the visit is due to the extra entrance fee
  • Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday
  • Blue Mosque is not possible on Friday due to Friday Prayer
  • St. Sophia closed on Monday, replaced with Underground Cistern
  • Grand Bazaar closed on Sunday, replaced with Arasta Bazaar

Pick up : from centrally located hotels in Istanbul only

Inclusions : 

  • Shared transfers
  • Lunch - set menu
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Entry Fees

Note : This tour has a varying itinerary daily which is dependent on the weekly opening - closure schedule of the attractions/monuments.

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