2 Nights Istanbul Pre or Post Cruise

from $373
Duration
Duration:
3 Days / 2 Nights
Type
Type:
Private Tour
Run
Run:
Everyday
Overview

Spend 2-nights in Istanbul before or after your cruise. The program includes a visit to Turkish and Islamic Art Museum, the Underground Cistern, the Byzantine Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and the Grand Bazaar with a private local guide.

Included
  • Meet and greet service by our English speaking driver at airport
  • All transfers by an air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation for 2 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 City Tour

You will be met by your guide at Istanbul International Airport and transfer to your hotel by private vehicle. Check into your hotel with some time to relax. In the mid-afternoon, you will begin your half-day tour of the wonderful highlights of Istanbul. First you will visit the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum situated in the historical palace of Ibrahim Pasha, next to the Blue Mosque. Next, 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. At the end of the day, you will return to your hotel.

Day 2 Friday: Istanbul Old City

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

Day 3: Final Departure

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel then transfer to your ship in the afternoon. End of our service.
Meals: Breakfast

Prices
Accommodation Plan :
  • Ottoman Hotel Park Istanbul or similar

Prices
2-3 Pax
$ 667 Price Per Person
4-5 Pax
$ 471 Price Per Person
6-10 Pax
$ 402 Price Per Person
11+ Pax
$ 373 Price Per Person
  • Please note that single room occupancy is applied for those coming with other and prefer single occupancy.
Prices:

Tour price currency is set to USD but you can pay in Euro or British pound. The prices quoted per person per tour all inclusive and prices are always updated to ensure you receive the best price possible. Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until March 31st, 2021, except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.

 

 

Children Policy:

Each child traveling with two accompanying adults will  pay the following:

 

- 0 years to 1,99 years of age: Free of charge.

 

- 2 years to 4,99 years of age: 50% from the full rate.

 

- 5 years to 11,99 years of age: 75% from the full rate.

 

- 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

 

- If your tour includes airfare then an extra charge for child rate may apply.

Cancellation:

- Cancellation requests should be sent via fax or emailed to provide the Company with written confirmation that your reservation should be canceled.

 

- In case you cancel your trip, the following scale of charges will be applied:

  • From the date of booking until 61 days before your arrival date, 15% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • Between 60 and 30 days before your arrival date, 25% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • Between 29 and 15 days before your arrival date, 50% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • Between 14 and 7 days before your arrival date, 75% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • Between 7 and 1 days before your arrival date, 100% of the entire tour price will be charged.
  • Additionally, there are cancellation fees on all domestic flights. If you cancel a tour at any time, you will be subject to any fees according to airline’s cancellation policy.

Memphis Tours does not charge a cancellation fee for tours and excursions which is canceled for disastrous reasons such as volcanoes, earthquakes, or any reason that is out of control. Memphis Tours cancellation policy will be applied if cancellation happens due to personal or business reasons.

 

Deposit and Balance of Payment:

We are offering you to pay a low down payment of just 10% to keep your place on the tour including hotel room, cruise cabin, domestic flight ticket, and other travel-related services. The remaining balance can be paid only two days prior to your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your tour guide. This will give you the chance to book your tour with no risk or any loss.

Tour Voucher:

After your trip is confirmed, we will email you with the final confirmation as a voucher to print and bring it with you. Details will include contact numbers for your tour operator, customer care and additional information for your convenience.

Flexible cancellation policy

Memphis Tours offers a very flexible cancelation policy in case the government or the airline issues a travel warning from/to your departure country and destination. In the event that this happens, we will be refunding you the amount paid in full. Here at Memphis Tours we prioritize your well-being and safety above anything else and aim that our cancellation policy reflect that.

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