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Discovery of Caucasus Holiday Planner Tours to Turkey Short Break in Istanbul - 3 days (TR-01)

Short Break in Istanbul - 3 days (TR-01)

Group size
2-10 people
Season
All year
Duration
3 days
Departs
Saturday
Starts
Istanbul
Ends
Istanbul
Countries
Turkey
Cities
Istanbul
Istanbul - 2 nights
Price
from $495
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This three-day break in Istanbul offers the chance to explore a city founded in 660BC and rich in history. Founded as Byzantium, renamed Constantinople and finally Istanbul, this fascinating place straddles the Bosphorus. The resultant blend of east and west, Asia and Europe, makes for a heady mix of sightseeing. From mosques to palaces, underground cisterns to panoramic views, Istanbul’s rich heritage will ensure no visitor leaves disappointed.

Istanbul
Day 1
Transfer from the airport to the hotel
On arrival, you’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. There’s likely to be time for a stroll around the neighbourhood and a delicious dinner before tomorrow’s sightseeing begins. The city of Istanbul is home to over 15 million people, but the compact Old Town is easily walkable and an efficient public transport system ensures you’ll be well connected wherever you stay. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2
Istanbul City Tour
Visit Grand Bazaar
The Topkapi Palace sits on a promontory overlooking the Golden Horn, where the Bosphorus meets the Marmara Sea. The residence of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th century, today its buildings, harem and courtyards form one of Istanbul’s most interesting museums. Originally a church, later a mosque and now a museum, Hagia Sophia is the next stop. Its impressive architecture, gilded decoration and ornate calligraphy will take your breath away. The Blue Mosque, formally known as Sultan Ahmed Mosque, is equally magnificent, boasting six minarets and beautiful marble latticework. It takes its nickname from the Iznik tiles that cover its interior. Also on today’s itinerary is the Byzantine Hippodrome, once the stage for chariot races, and the atmospheric Basilica Cistern, an underwater reservoir that used to provide the city’s drinking water and even some of its fish. No tour of Istanbul could be complete without a visit to the Grand Bazaar; opened in 1461, it’s one of the world’s oldest markets. Overnight in Istanbul. (Breakfast, lunch)
Day 3
Bosphorus Cruise
Transfer from the hotel to the airport
Istanbul would be nothing without its waterways. Early risers can watch the fisherman landing their morning catch on the Galata Bridge, or the spice sellers opening up in the 17th century Egyptian Bazaar nearby. This morning you’ll board a boat for a cruise along the Bosphorus. This important river is lined with palaces and grand mansions - look out for the Dolmabahçe Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, Çırağan Palace and Rumeli Fortress as you chug by at a leisurely pace. Later, you’ll transfer to the airport for your flight to your next destination. (Breakfast)
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Dates and prices
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Travel package
Year of travel
2024
Travel dates Excluding flights Single supplement Book
03/02/2024 - 03/04/2024 $495 $105 book now
03/09/2024 - 03/11/2024 $495 $105 book now
03/16/2024 - 03/18/2024 $495 $105 book now
03/23/2024 - 03/25/2024 $495 $105 book now
03/30/2024 - 04/01/2024 $495 $105 book now
04/06/2024 - 04/08/2024 $495 $105 book now
04/13/2024 - 04/15/2024 $495 $105 book now
04/20/2024 - 04/22/2024 $495 $105 book now
04/27/2024 - 04/29/2024 $495 $105 book now
05/04/2024 - 05/06/2024 $495 $105 book now
05/11/2024 - 05/13/2024 $495 $105 book now
05/18/2024 - 05/20/2024 $495 $105 book now
05/25/2024 - 05/27/2024 $495 $105 book now
06/01/2024 - 06/03/2024 $495 $105 book now
06/08/2024 - 06/10/2024 $495 $105 book now
06/15/2024 - 06/17/2024 $495 $105 book now
06/22/2024 - 06/24/2024 $495 $105 book now
06/29/2024 - 07/01/2024 $495 $105 book now
07/06/2024 - 07/08/2024 $495 $105 book now
07/13/2024 - 07/15/2024 $495 $105 book now
07/20/2024 - 07/22/2024 $495 $105 book now
07/27/2024 - 07/29/2024 $495 $105 book now
08/03/2024 - 08/05/2024 $495 $105 book now
08/10/2024 - 08/12/2024 $495 $105 book now
08/17/2024 - 08/19/2024 $495 $105 book now
08/24/2024 - 08/26/2024 $495 $105 book now
08/31/2024 - 09/02/2024 $495 $105 book now
09/07/2024 - 09/09/2024 $495 $105 book now
09/14/2024 - 09/16/2024 $495 $105 book now
09/21/2024 - 09/23/2024 $495 $105 book now
09/28/2024 - 09/30/2024 $495 $105 book now
10/05/2024 - 10/07/2024 $495 $105 book now
10/12/2024 - 10/14/2024 $495 $105 book now
10/19/2024 - 10/21/2024 $495 $105 book now
10/26/2024 - 10/28/2024 $495 $105 book now
11/02/2024 - 11/04/2024 $495 $105 book now
11/09/2024 - 11/11/2024 $495 $105 book now
11/16/2024 - 11/18/2024 $495 $105 book now
11/23/2024 - 11/25/2024 $495 $105 book now
11/30/2024 - 12/02/2024 $495 $105 book now
12/07/2024 - 12/09/2024 $495 $105 book now
12/14/2024 - 12/16/2024 $495 $105 book now
Travel dates Excluding flights Single supplement Book
03/02/2024 - 03/04/2024 $625 $225 book now
03/09/2024 - 03/11/2024 $625 $225 book now
03/16/2024 - 03/18/2024 $625 $225 book now
03/23/2024 - 03/25/2024 $625 $225 book now
03/30/2024 - 04/01/2024 $625 $225 book now
04/06/2024 - 04/08/2024 $625 $225 book now
04/13/2024 - 04/15/2024 $625 $225 book now
04/20/2024 - 04/22/2024 $625 $225 book now
04/27/2024 - 04/29/2024 $625 $225 book now
05/04/2024 - 05/06/2024 $625 $225 book now
05/11/2024 - 05/13/2024 $625 $225 book now
05/18/2024 - 05/20/2024 $625 $225 book now
05/25/2024 - 05/27/2024 $625 $225 book now
06/01/2024 - 06/03/2024 $625 $225 book now
06/08/2024 - 06/10/2024 $625 $225 book now
06/15/2024 - 06/17/2024 $625 $225 book now
06/22/2024 - 06/24/2024 $625 $225 book now
06/29/2024 - 07/01/2024 $625 $225 book now
07/06/2024 - 07/08/2024 $625 $225 book now
07/13/2024 - 07/15/2024 $625 $225 book now
07/20/2024 - 07/22/2024 $625 $225 book now
07/27/2024 - 07/29/2024 $625 $225 book now
08/03/2024 - 08/05/2024 $625 $225 book now
08/10/2024 - 08/12/2024 $625 $225 book now
08/17/2024 - 08/19/2024 $625 $225 book now
08/24/2024 - 08/26/2024 $625 $225 book now
08/31/2024 - 09/02/2024 $625 $225 book now
09/07/2024 - 09/09/2024 $625 $225 book now
09/14/2024 - 09/16/2024 $625 $225 book now
09/21/2024 - 09/23/2024 $625 $225 book now
09/28/2024 - 09/30/2024 $625 $225 book now
10/05/2024 - 10/07/2024 $625 $225 book now
10/12/2024 - 10/14/2024 $625 $225 book now
10/19/2024 - 10/21/2024 $625 $225 book now
10/26/2024 - 10/28/2024 $625 $225 book now
11/02/2024 - 11/04/2024 $625 $225 book now
11/09/2024 - 11/11/2024 $625 $225 book now
11/16/2024 - 11/18/2024 $625 $225 book now
11/23/2024 - 11/25/2024 $625 $225 book now
11/30/2024 - 12/02/2024 $625 $225 book now
12/07/2024 - 12/09/2024 $625 $225 book now
12/14/2024 - 12/16/2024 $625 $225 book now

Note on pricing:

  1. All prices are per person, in US dollars. All included services are listed in the tour dossier and the section "Included" in the tour description.
  2. Price "Excluding flight" does not cover airfare, you are free to book your own flights. Alternatively we can quote for flights from any international airport.
  3. Single supplement goes towards single room accommodation.
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