Istanbul - 3 Days 2 Night

Istanbul - 3 Days 2 Night Special Offer

Itinerary

Day 1

DAY 1: ARRIVAL

A PINVIN Travel representative will arrange for your transfer to your hotel—a ride of about 1.5 hours, depending on traffic. 

Check-in to your hotel. Explore the city on your own or join our half day tour.

Optional: Bosphorus Cruise & Delights of City

Overnight in Istanbul based on B&B: Idylle Hotel or similar.

Day 2

DAY 2: BYZANTINE & OTTOMAN RELICS TOUR

You will be picked up from the hotel sometime between 08.30 am and 09.00 for the full day Byzantine and Ottoman Relics Tour.

In the heart of the «Old City» you will stumble upon:

You will start the day with a visit to Hagia Sophia which contains Ottoman and Byzantine works within its marvellous structure. Listen to its history and examine the architecture together with an experienced tour guide. Next stop is Topkapı Palace that was for more than four centuries the imperial residence of the Ottoman sultans and the administrative heart of the empire. Then, make a visit to the Blue Mosque with six minarets, which was built at the bequest of Sultan Ahmet I, and is one of the best preserved and most significant examples of Ottoman architecture. Continue to Hippodrome where chariot races were held. It was the social and political center of Byzantine Empire for a thousand years and of Ottoman’s for another four hundred years. From Hipoddrome, make your way to Şerefiye Cistern that is one of the Roman city’ three majör cistern. While visiting the cistern, you will not be able to help thinking of how great a civilization has lived and has been living in Istanbul.

Overnight in Istanbul based on B&B: Idylle Hotel or similar.

Day 3

DAY 3: FREE DAY & TRANSFER TO AIRPORT

Explore the city on your own or join our half day tour.

Optional: Dolmabahce Palace

Transfer to airport from the hotel.

*Please be ready at your hotel’s lobby 4 hours prior to your flight time for your airport transfer.

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Other Information

Price Includes

    • Istanbul hotel – Istanbul airport transfer (Round-Trip)

    • Luxury non smoking air conditioned transportation

    • 1 full day tour in Istanbul

    • Experienced and licensed English speaking guide

    • Accomodation for 2 nights in Istanbul (B&B)

    • Daily Meals (2 Breakfast; 1 Lunch)

    • All entrance fees

    • V.A.T.

Price Excludes

    • Drinks

    • Gratitudes

    • Travel insurance

    • Note that items markes as “optional” are suggestions; not yet included in the price of the tour

    • Any expenses not noted in the above list of inclusions

Extra Notes

Please make note of the following:

  • There is a 10% discount for children under the age of 7 and children aged 2 and younger are free.

  • Tour is based on group tour with a maximum of 14 people.

  • Timing specified in the daily itinerary is only for reference, therefore may be subject to change.

  • Please note that the order in which sights are visited may vary.

  • Topkapı Palace is closed on Tuesday, it will be replaced with Istanbul Archaeology Museums.

  • There are no shopping stops made during our tour but if our guests would like to do some shopping following the conclusion of the tour we can be of assistance.

  • It is advised to wear conservative clothing when visiting mosques and churches.

  • Please wear comfortable shoes which are also easy to take off since this tour is a walking tour and includes mosque visits.

  • You are kindly requested to present yourself at the pick-up point 15 minutes prior to the advised pick up time

  • Smoking is not permitted in transportation vehicles nor in museums

Booking Conditions:

  • 100% fee of tour is required upon reservation together with photocopies of passports.

Cancellation Policy:

  • The following cancellation charges will apply: 

       - 30-45 days before departure – 50% of the package price

       - Less than 30 days before departure – 100% of the package price