St. Sophia - Topkapi Palace - SultanAhmet Imperial Mosque - Hippodrome - Grand Covered Bazaar - Bosphorus Cruise - Spice Bazaar
Welcome to Turkey, arrival into Istanbul. Transfer from airport & check in to your hotel. If you arrive early, we can arrange some activities for you upon request.
Your tour will commence upon your arrival. Please ensure arrival before 1:00pm in order to see the museums mentioned.
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.
Grand 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.
Evening Show in Istanbul (including dinner) starts at 8:30pm and ends at about 11:45pm.
Enjoy your night in Istanbul: We have dinner in a first class restaurant with all inclusive local drinks. You will watch a spectacular floor show of famous authentic belly-dancers and enjoy a full night of traditional live 1001 NIGHTS Anatolian Folklore entertainment featuring popular musical instruments and live Turkish singers. Around midnight we will transfer you back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
After breakfast check out from your hotel. We hope your private luxury Istanbul City Tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our private luxury tours again. Have a nice trip back home.
Tour Does Not Include
Four Seasons Hotel
Polat Renaissance Hotel
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel
Swiss Hotel Istanbul