5 DAYS TURKEY AND GREECE STOPOVER TOUR ITINERARY:
Day 1 - Istanbul - Arrival Day
Welcome to Turkey, Istanbul Airport. Meet with TravelShop Turkey staff and
transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul City Tour
Pick up at 08:30am from your hotel for the a day tour of old Istanbul city.
Visit to ST. SOPHIA This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the
4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the
architectural marvels of all time.
TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th
centuries housing an exquisite collection of cyrstal, silver, and Chinese
porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of
the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the
SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by
the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent
interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the
scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the
bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Murtis Tour will then
take you to the GRAND COVERED BAZAAR In this labyrinth of streets and passages
are more then 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths'
street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as handpainted ceramic
plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and
meerschaum pipes. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Free evening and
optional Istanbul evening shows or Bosphorus dinner cruise incluing traditional
Turkish entertainment and dinner. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 - Istanbul - Athens
After breakfast check out from the hotel and depart by international flight to
Greece. Upon arrival our friendly staff will transfer you to your hotel. Balance
of day at leisure. Overnight in Athens.
Day 4 - Athens City Tour
After breakfast pick up for city tour of Athens includes visit to the Acropolis
and its museum and the new Acropolis Museum. Overnight in Athens.
Day 5 - Athens - End of Tour
After breakfast check out from the hotel. We hope your tour was a memorable one
and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again. Have a
nice trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Turkey.
TURKEY SECTION INCLUDES:
GREECE SECTION INCLUDES:
- Arrival airport transfer from Istanbul Ataturk Airport
- 2 nights hotel in Istanbul
- 2 open buffet breakfasts
- Guided Istanbul city tour
- Return transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport
TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- 2 nights in Athens BB
- Athens sightseeing tour SIC with English Guide Entrance Fees included
- All Transfers Private basis
- Hotel taxes
- International flights
- Insurance: All types
- Turkey entry visa
- Greece entry visa
- Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section
- Optional land excursions
Please Note: Hagia Sophia is open on every day, Topkapi Palace closed on tuesdays, Grand Bazaar closed on sundays.
|5 DAYS TURKEY AND GREECE STOPOVER TOUR
WINTER TOUR PRICES IN EURO:
|4 and 5 Star
|HOTEL LIST - ISTANBUL:
5 Star Barcelo Eresin Topkapi Hotel
HOTEL LIST - ATHENS:
4 Star Parthenon Hotel
What are the discounts for children?
Under 2 years of age, your child will travel free of charge by land. Flight ticket insurance cost will be 20 Euro only.
Children under 6 years of age are charged at 50% of a full priced adult tour in Istanbul.
Children 7-11 years of age are charged at 75% of a full priced adult tour in Istanbul.
Children above 11 years are full priced adult fares.