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3 Nights Istanbul Pre and Post Cruise

4 Days / 3 Nights
Private Tour
Everyday
from / per person
$667
Take 3-night before or after your cruise to explore Istanbul. Thise itinerary will allow you to see everything that the city has to offer, including the Church of St. Savior in Chora, Rustem Pasa Mosque, Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum, Underground Cistern, Byzantine Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Grand and Egyptian Bazaar.
Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our English speaking driver at airport
  • All transfers by an air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Istanbul including breakfast
  • All sightseeing tours as mentioned above
  • Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  • English-speaking tour guide during the tour
  • Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary
  • All service charges and taxes
Excluded:
  • International airfare
  • Turkey entry visa
  • Any optional tours
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping
Itinerary:
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Day 1: Arrival Istanbul

Your English-speaking driver will meet and assist you at Istanbul Airport and then escort you to your hotel. Check in to your room and enjoy the afternoon free to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2: Islamic Arts Museum, Underground Cistern

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up by English speaking tour guide to visit the Church of St. Savior in Chora. Then you will visit the Rustem Pasa Mosque, built by the imperial architect, Sinan. The mosque was built for Rustem Pasa, son-in-law of Suleyman I. Next visit will be to the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum, situated in the historical palace of Ibrahim Pasha, opposite to the Blue Mosque. Finally, you will visit the Underground Cistern. The 336 beautiful columns that support the cistern were salvaged from pagan temples destroyed during the Roman Empire's conversion to Christianity. Back to your hotel and overnight in Istanbul.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Istanbul old city tour

After breakfast, meet your guide in the hotel lobby for your full-day tour of Istanbul and surroundings. After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up by your English speaking guide to visit the Byzantine Hippodrome, where you will see its famous Egyptian Obelisk, the Obelisk of Constantine, the Serpentine Column and the German Fountain. Then, you will proceed to the Blue Mosque. The blue iznik tiles covering the walls lend the mosque its name. Next, you will visit one of the most famous buildings in the world: Hagia Sophia. Finally, enjoy an orientation drive around the Old City, as well as the newer sections of Istanbul. Continue to the famous Grand Bazaar to end the day shopping in its over 3,500 shops. A variety of Turkish handicrafts, oriental carpets, rare jewels and inexpensive souvenirs are all sold in its small shops. At the end of the day, you will return to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

Day4: Bosphorus Cruise and Egyptian Bazaar

After breakfast, you will check out and meet your English speaking tour guide to take a short drive to the pier where you will board a private motor-yacht for a cruise on the Bosphorus Strait, which bisects Istanbul, separating Europe and Asia and connecting the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara. You will pass by the Imperial Pavilions of Yildiz Palace, the famous Ciragan Palace, the Bosphorus Bridge, Ortakoy, Dolmabahce Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace and the Rumeli Fortress, built to control the Bosphorus and protect Istanbul from its enemies. Next you will disembark from the yacht and visit the Egyptian Bazaar to explore the second-largest covered market in Istanbul. Later in the afternoon, you will transfer to your ship.
Meals: Breakfast
 DoubleSingle
JAN.01 / DEC.31 2015 $ 667 $ 1000
  • Please note that single room occupancy is applied for those coming with other and prefer single occupancy.
  • Prices
    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and can be paid in US$ or Euros by credit card via a secure payment system with no extra surcharge.Current prices valid through September 30.2016 excluding Christmas Holidays.

  • Children Policy
    0 - 02.99 Free of Charge , pay only for domestic flights if exist
    3 - 10.99 get 20% off from adult tour price
    from 11 is considering as adult

  • Payment
    Early Reservations advised to avoid disappointment in securing your spaces. Booking secured upon receipt of a 25% deposit. During the Christmas holidays, packages require a deposit of 50% forming part of your final payment.

  • Turkey Entry Visa
    You can easily apply for a tourist visa in just a few steps at www.evisa.gov.tr and you can obtain an electronic visa (e-Viza) via online application provided that you have a minimum 6- months- valid passport by the date of application. You can explore Turkey and its wealth of culture, history and scenic beauty unless your visit exceeds 90 days.

  • Tipping
    It is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.
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