5 Day Istanbul City Tour Itinerary

5 Days Istanbul City Tour Package Summary

The ideal way to see the most important historical and cultural sites in this amazing city is to take a 5-day Istanbul city tour. We begin our day by touring the magnificent sites on Sultanahmet’s historic peninsula, such as the Blue Mosque, Topkapı Palace, and the Hagia Sophia Museum. On the following day, we visit the Istanbul Archaeology Museums, which are home to a multitude of Byzantine and Ottoman relics. We next have a great shopping excursion at the Grand Bazaar. On the third day, we set out on a once-in-a-lifetime boat journey across the Bosphorus, seeing the edges of Europe and Asia. The fourth day is devoted to seeing the famous Galata Tower and taking in the enigmatic aura of the Basilica Cistern. On the sixth day, at last, we have free

Day 1 - Istanbul – Arrival Day – Dinner Cruise Show at Bosphorus
(Local Dinner Included ) Meet at the airport and transfer to hotel for check in.Rest of the day is Free to explore the city . Evening pick you up from your hotel and depart for your group cruise boat to enjoy the night at Bosphporus Dinner Cruise. TOUR PROGRAM • Welcome cocktail on deck • D.J. music • Belly Dancer • Local Folk Team • Turkish Romany Dance At boat will be served Local Dinner with unlimited local drink. Dinner will be served on Boat as fixed menu. End of night transfer your hotel. 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 – The Princes’ Islands & Shopping Tour
(Breakfast and lunch included ) Take a leisurely 28 kilometers cruise through the Sea of Marmara to the unspoiled charms of Buyukada. The largest of the Prince's Islands, Buyukada boasts lush foliage, pine forests, turn of the century wooden mansions and incomparable views of Istanbul. Best of all, cars are banned, so you travel by electric vehicle. If you feel the need to escape from the bustle of Istanbul for a day, nothing could be easier. You simply join us aboard a ferry bound for the charming Princes Islands.Our destination is Buyukada, the largest of the island chain, but we will pass by four other islands on the way. All are famous for their mild climates, lush vegetation and ornate Ottoman houses, and on all of them cars are banned. You will feel as though you have stepped back into a more leisured and gracious age, almost expecting grand 19th century ladies and gentlemen to come strolling down to the waterfront on an afternoon promenade. After then we will depart the leather factory enjoy the fashion show and leather process. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4 – Istanbul – Free Day
(Breakfast included ) The day is free to explore the city on your own. Overnight in ıstanbul.
Day 5 – 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
  • 4 nights hotel in Istanbul
  • 4 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