Depart Istanbul on a yacht for a sunset cruise on the Bosphorus. Sip champagne, have a snack, and learn about the architectural and cultural relics from the three empires that once dominated the citys landscape.
Dive into Istanbul's rich history and discover the city's major sights dating back to the Byzantine and Ottoman periods. This tour includes visits to the Blue Mosque, the Roman Hippodrome, Saint Sophia Museum, and the Grand Bazaar.
From the exquisite Izirik tiles of the Blue Mosque, to heady scents of the Spice Bazaar; this full-day tour explores both the remains of the Ottoman and Byzantine Empires and life as it is today in Istanbul. Enjoy a visit to the Hagia Sophia and Tokapi Palace, and have lunch at a traditional Turkish restaurant.
Escape the hustle and bustle of Istanbul with a boat cruise to the tranquil island of Büyükada. Hop onto a horse-drawn carriagecars are forbidden on the islandand explore the largest of the Princes' Islands at a leisurely pace. Feast on seafood at a local restaurant before taking a stroll along the charming promenades.
Experience the power and majesty of the Ottoman Empire as you tour some of Istanbul's greatest sights. You'll visit the Sultan Tombs, one of the grandest examples of Ottoman architecture, and Topkapi Palace, the former home of the Ottoman Sultans.
Discover the Dolmabahce Palace, the extravagant last residence of the Ottoman Empire, with its large collection of European antiquities and a crystal chandelier weighing 4.5 tons. Then voyage from Europe to Asiain two minutes as you cross the Bosphorus Bridge for a visit to Camlica Hill, which offers wonderful panoramic views of Istanbul.
Check out some of Istanbuls iconic landmarks. Cross a bridge that connects 2 continents, see panoramic views from the highest point in the city, explore a lavish palace, and see where merchants once gathered before they trekked off on the Silk Road.
Explore Istanbul on this private, half-day tour of the Old City. Visit the site of chariot races and poetic speeches, the Shrine of Holy Wisdom, and the Grand Bazaar. View the delicate tiles of the Blue Mosque.
Discover Istanbul on a tour that visits the main attractions as well as some hidden treasures. Walk along the Divan Yolu to the Grand Bazaar and explore other unmistakable icons that make Istanbul so captivating. Rest up in a sunken garden with some Turkish tea.
From marble palaces to ancient villas, trace the remains of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires on this full-day tour. Youll drive along the Golden Horn, visit a spice bazaar, travel by boat along the Bosporus strait, visit the Dolmabahce Palace and step between Asia and Europe on the Bosporus Bridge. Lunch is included.
Cruise the Bosphorus Strait between Europe and Asia and see Istanbul's palaces from the waters. Stop at the famous Egyptian Bazaar (spice bazaar) for a real taste of the Orient (morning tour) or the Pierre Loti Coffee House (afternoon tour).
Eating and drinking are important elements in any culture. On this culinary tour of Istanbul, have a meal with a local family, then take a stroll through Sultanahmet, play backgammon, sip tea in a teahouse, and try Nargliethe traditional Turkish waterpipe.
Savour Turkish cuisine and culture with a three-course meal and after-dinner entertainment at an exclusive Istanbul night club. Enjoy an evening of performances by traditional belly-dancers, Anatolian folk dancers, and Turkish singers.
Experience the age-old tradition of the Turkish bath in one of the most well-preserved hamams, the 450-year old Cemberlitas Hamam. Following a relaxing massage, enjoy refreshments from a terrace overlooking the sights of Istanbul.
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Travel in VIP style between Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport and your Istanbul hotel in the comfort of a private, luxury BMW 7 Series or Mercedes S Class vehicle. Each car accommodates up to 2 passengers.
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