Istanbul Package Tours
Istanbul & Gallipoli/Troy Tour (7 Days)
Day 1 - Istanbul
Transfer from the Istanbul airport to your hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul (B, L)
Full Day Old City Highlights of Istanbul Tour:
Pick up from your hotel to visit Topkapi Palace, with royal treasury and elegant four courts. After lunch, proceed to the Hagia Sophia, a great Byzantine architectural masterpiece, whose interior is resplendent with golden mosaics. Then admire the delicate design and Iznik tiles of the Blue Mosque. Explore the ancient Roman Hippodrome with Egyptian Obelisk and Serpentine Column. Finally, stop off at the dazzling Grand Bazaar with over 4000 shops. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 - Istanbul (B, L)
Full Day Bosphorus Cruise & Asian Istanbul Tour:
Pick up from your hotel to visit the bustling Spice Market - a colorful bazaar heaped with various sweets and spices. Stop into the beautifully tiled tiny Rustem Pasha Mosque before taking a relaxing Bosphorus Cruise between the continents of Europe and Asia - gliding past Dolmabahce and Beylerbeyi Palaces, ornate wooden Ottoman mansions and mosques, Rumeli Fortress and the Bosphorus Bridge. Disembark the ferry and enjoy a trip over the Intercontinental Bosphorus Bridge to Camlica Hill, the highest hill in Asiatic Istanbul to enjoy breathtaking views of both shores. Travel back to Europe with a stop at Dolmabahce Palace, with more than 340 rooms & eight Turkish Baths the imperial residence of the last six Sultans. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4 - Istanbul (B, L)
Full Day Princess Islands Cruise Tour:
You will be picked up from your hotel for Full day tour of Princess' Island. In this day tour you will be able to cruise in Marmara Sea to Princes' Islands, stop at Buyukada, the popular summer resort with sandy beaches and pinewood scenery, once the pleasure island of Byzantine Princes. Tour of the island with horse-drawn carriages before lunch at a fish restaurant. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 5 - Istanbul / Canakkale (B, L)
Half Day Gallipoli Battlefields Tour:
Upon check-out you will be met by for an early morning transfer to Eceabat. On arrival, take a break for lunch before starting the Gallipoli Battlefields and Memorials Tour. Your guide will take you to see the Kabatepe Museum, ANZAC Cove, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnston's Jolly (Turkish & Allied trenches and tunnels), The Nek and Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. You tour will continue by car ferry on route to Canakkale where you will be spending your evening. Your evening is free to explore the sites of Canakkale or, enjoy a screening of the 4 Corners Documentary ‘Fatal Shore’ and the "Gallipoli" movie starring Mel Gibson. Overnight in Canakkale.
Day 6 - Canakkale / Istanbul (B)
Half Day Ancient City of Troy Tour:
Check-out and depart in the morning for your excursion of the ruins of Troy where Greek and Trojan heroes fought for the beautiful Helen. Troy is also famous for the Trojan War’s that occurred during the sixth and seventh centuries. One of the most famous and oldest works of literature, Homers' 'Iliad' was believed to have take place in Troy. Heinrich Schliemann excavated here at this own expense in the 1870s and discovered the location where a sophisticated settlement had existed for centuries. As you stand on the ancient hilltop you can look out over the plane of Troy and feel the famous cool north wind blowing from the Dardanelles. After the tour is completed you will be returned to Istanbul where you will spend the last night of your tour. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 7 - Istanbul / Departure (B)
Check-out and transfer to Istanbul Airport as per your onward flight schedule.
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Included services for this Istanbul package tour itinerary:
* Hotel accommodation at your choice of 3/4/5 star or boutique hotels.
* Sightseeing tours on regular group OR private guided basis.
* Tours with professional tour guides, licensed by the Ministry of Tourism .
* Main entrance fees to touristic sights mentioned by the itinerary .
* Meals mentioned by the itinerary - Vegetarian meals available .
* Land transport & airport transfers with A/C deluxe vehicles throughout the trip.
* Parking fees, ferry, tolls and petrol.
* Local taxes & handling services.