Explore Istanbul and its world-known landmarks.
Samyeli Travel prepared a perfect tour with a local guide for people who are staying in Istanbul over night!
Places visited : Istanbul
Duration : 1 Night & 2 Days
General Note = If your group has a particular area of interest (such as Cultural, Historical, Religious or Archaeological) then please let us know and we will do all we can to tailor your tour and guide to this interest.
Day One: Airport – City Tour
You will be met by your guide at the Istanbul Ataturk International Airport where you will begin your Private Istanbul Tours. First we will visit “Sultan Ahmet Center”, the heart of the “Old City” from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled. Hagia (St.) Sophia, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. Hippodrome, center of sportive (chariot races, athletics) events and political activities of the old city. Obelisk of heodosius, Serpentine Column, German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating Hippodrome.
Grand Covered Bazaar, Most attractive shopping center and biggest “souk” in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenirs. Once the tour has finished you will drive to hotel where you will stay overnight.
Day Two: Pier transfer
Enjoy breakfast and a trasnfer to your ship in the afternoon.
CLOSED = Grand Covered Bazaar on Sunday, Hagia Sophia on Monday and replaced with Underground Cistern
Pick up from Ataurk Airport,
A/C private transportation,
Breakfast, lunch & dinner where indicated on the itinerary,
Accommodation at your preferred style hotel,
Meals unless stated,
Any Gratuities for Guide & Driver