4 Day Istanbul City Tour Itinerary

4 Days Istanbul City Tour Package Summary

Exploring Istanbul’s rich history and cultural legacy is made possible with a 4-day city trip. The first day starts with a tour to Sultanahmet Square’s ancient sites, then stops at important locations such Topkapı Palace and Hagia Sophia. We wander around popular shopping areas like the Spice Market and Grand Bazaar on the second day. A fun boat cruise around the Bosphorus and a visit to Maiden’s Tower are included on the third day. On our last day, we explore Istanbul’s streets at leisure and take in the city from a bird’s-eye perspective from Galata Tower. This four-day tour is a great way to learn about Istanbul’s rich cultural and historical heritage.

Day 1 - Istanbul – Arrival Day
Meet at the airport and transfer to hotel for check in.Rest of the day is Free to explore the city . Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 – Istanbul City Tour
(Breakfast included ) Today you have Full Day conference which start at 09:00 am . There will be served tea & and coffe break around 10:30 Pick up at 08:30am from your hotel for the a day tour of old Istanbul city. Our first visit will be HIPPODROME. Ancient Hippodrome was the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Than we will visit SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE. Across from Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque, it 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. Our next visit will be HAGIA SOPHIA GRAND MOSQUE. The Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque, previously known as the Church of Divine Wisdom, is simply the best of its kind! Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque is the greatest surviving example of Byzantine Architecture. For 1000 years, it was once the largest church in the world, decorated with stunning 6th century golden mosaics. Today it is a mosque. Lunch break at 13:00 pm. After the lunch, Murtis Tour will take you to the ASIL EFENDI which is a unique atmosphere with reasonable prices for your shopping. Here you will find; Exotic Spices and Herbs, Turkish Baklava, Turkish Delights, Turkish Coffee, nuts and fruits, small souvenirs such as Ceramic Handicrafts, Evil Eyes totems, all naturel olive oil, soaps and many other goods in Souvenir Shops and stores. Last Place to visit will be Grand Bazaar: one of the most famous place for Istanbul as it is the oldest shopping place in city. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul. Please Note: Please do not forget to carry Scarf with you because of visiting to Blue Mosque & Haghia Sophia Mosque.
Day 3 – Bosphorus Cruise Tour
(Breakfast included ) After breakfast we begin with a brief visit to the 17th century Spice Bazaar, one of Istanbul’s most colourful, bustling attractions. Next, we travel the Golden Horn on our way to an unforgettable cruise along the Bosphorus (public boat), the majestic strait that runs through Istanbul, linking Europe and Asia. From our cruise boat, we view the dramatic sights lining the Bosphorus’ wooded shores: mosques, a bridge that for a time was the world’s longest and Rumeli Hisar›, a massive fortress built by Mehmet the Conqueror in just three months as he prepared to take Istanbul. Also noteworthy on this tour are the 19th century mansions of the Ottoman elite and the Sultans’ fanciful gingerbread palaces and hunting lodges. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4 – Istanbul – End of Tour
(Breakfast included) After breakfast check out from hotel and drop to the Airport we drop you to Airport for your flight back to home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Turkey Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing Tursan Travel.
  • Arrival airport transfer from Istanbul Airport
  • 3 nights hotel in Istanbul
  • 3 breakfasts at hotel
  • Guided Istanbul City Tour
  • Guided Istanbul Princes Islands Tour
  • Bophorus Dinner Cruise with Show & Unlimited Local Drinks
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transportation in fully air - conditioned, non - smoking luxury vehicle
  • Departure airport transfer to Istanbul Airport
  • Hotel Room applicable taxes ( 8 % )
  • City Tax
  • International flights
  • Personal expenses: Lunches, extras at hotel or additional meals
  • Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers ( Generally For guides Daily per person 2.00 Euro and for Driver 1.00 Euro )
  • Insurance: All types