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4 Day Tour of Turkey - City of Sultans

Be a bargain star in the Grand Bazaar, lap up the sights and relax in Istanbul - the only city that spans two continents. Enjoy a Eurasian encounter in exotic Istanbul.

Day 1
Welcome to Turkey! Arrive Istanbul and transfer to hotel in Sultanahmet. Rest of day free.
Overnight – Istanbul

Day 2 - Istanbul
This morning, we embark upon a fully guided tour of the only city that spans two continents, Europe and Asia. Before lunch, we visit the Hippodrome area - famed as the centre of Byzantine life for 1000 years and of Ottoman life for another 400! Continuing, we visit the stunning Blue Mosque and Hagia Sofia - built by Emperor Justinian. Once a church, then a mosque, today it is a museum. After lunch, we visit Topkapi Palace - residence of the sultans for almost 4 centuries and Suleymaniye Mosque - built by the greatest, richest and most powerful of Ottoman sultans - Suleymaniye I, better known as Suleymaniye the Magnificent.
Lunch and overnight - Istanbul.

Day 3 - Istanbul
Today, we visit the Egyptian Spice market (stock up on bargain saffron, spices and Turkish Delight here!) before enjoying a cruise on the Bosphorus - the body of water that separate European from Asian Istanbul. En route we visit Rumeli Fortress - built in just 4 months in 1452 by Mehmet the Conqueror in preparation of his planned siege of Byzantine Constantinople. We also break for lunch. Later, we visit Beyerbeyi Palace in all its sultanate splendour and take in stunning views atop the city’s highest point - Buyuk Camlica. Remains of day free. Perhaps check out the Grand Bazaar for exotic souvenirs.
Lunch and overnight - Istanbul.

Day 4 - Istanbul
Arrangements end after breakfast.

Please note: The airport arrival transfer is included for all flights arriving into Attaturk International Airport in Istanbul. We also provide an arrival airport transfer for Easy Jet and Turkish Airways flights from London Luton Airport, that arrive in Sabiha Gokcen Airport.

What You See
Istanbul & the Bosphorus including Hippodrome area * Blue Mosque * Hagia Sofia * Topkapi Palace * Suleymaniye Mosque * Egyptian Spice Market * Rumeli Fortress * Beyerbeyi Palace

Whats Included
3 nights accommodation in a 3 star hotel * 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches * Guided sightseeing - Days 2 & 3 with professional guide * Relevant entry fees

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£ 30
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