You’ll discover Istanbul, Turkey a city of business frenzy, entertainment, and a wealth of rich Turkish culture. Absorb it’s ancient structures, traveling from its mosques to the Roman influenced architecture.
On the main day, take advantage of your guide’s knowledge on visits to St. Sophia Church and the Blue Mosque, known for its blue colored tiles and architecture. Continue your tour to Byzantine Hippodrome, the renowned Topkapi Palace, and massive bazaar where virtually every knick knack is available.
On your arrival day you may choose to enjoy a cruise by boat on the Bosphorus, the world’s narrowest internationally traveled strait, followed by a cable car ride up one of the many hills making up Istanbul. Or you may visit the Beylerbeyi Palace and walk the Camlica Hill with a chance for shopping afterwards.
In place of your arrival day tour, or as an added tour on your departure day you may wish to visit the incredible Dolmabahce Palace on the shore of the straits, followed by a chance to get those last minute gifts.
Your hotel will be in the Old City walking distance to all the great travel sites in Turkey.