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$107.43 Tours & Sightseeing

Istanbul Uskudar and Kadikoy Asian Side Small-Group Tour

Begin your small-group experience with a pickup from your Istanbul hotel. Then, take in the bustling streets as you travel by air-conditioned minivan to one of the Marmaray train stations on the city’s European side.With your guide at your side, hop aboard one of the Marmaray commuter trains, and glide through the tunnel under the Bosphorus to the city’s Asian side. Emerge into the daylight at Üsküdar and start your walking tour of this historical district, famous for its surfeit of magnificent mosques. Head down streets lined by Ottoman-era villas and visit the 16th-century Mihrimah Sultan and Aziz Mahmut Hudayi mosques — both impressive examples of Ottoman architecture.Visit Yeni Valide mosque and admire the simple beauty of the tiny Semsi Pasa mosque on the Bosphorus waterfront. Next, take a closer look at Mimar Sinan, an ornate Turkish bathhouse built by the 16th-century Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan. Pass through Üsküdar’s atmospheric fish market, a covered archway alive with the hollers of fish vendors, and sit down for a 3-course lunch at a traditional Turkish restaurant.Feeling refreshed, catch another Marmaray train to the district of Kadıköy. Hear why this lively area was once known as chalcedon or the “city of the blind,” and stroll along the waterside to admire the historical buildings near the Bosphorus. Delve into the cobbled lanes and churches behind the quayside, wander through Kadıköy’s famous fish market, and explore the trendy district of Moda with its popular tea shops, tattoo parlors and restaurants.Afterward, board a ferry for a 20-minute ride across the Bosphorus back to the European side. Soak up the views of Europe and Asia as you cruise, and then finish your tour with a hotel drop-off.Please note: the order of activities as described above may be subject to change on the day of your tour.

$65.65 Day Trips & Excursions

Princes' Islands Tour from Istanbul

Daily departure at 08:30am and returns at 5pmTour of the island with horse-drawn carriages before lunch at a fish restaurant. Hear the history of this laid-back island from your guide and then spend time at leisure, perhaps relaxing on its beaches, before returning to Istanbul.You will also see Topkapi Palace, Leanders Tower and Uskudar from the sea.In the evening, you will return to Istanbul and be transferred to your hotel.

$891.63 Multi-day & Extended Tours

6-Day Istanbul Muslim Best of Tour Package

Day 1: Arrive in Istanbul, Transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Istanbul. Arrive in Istanbul Ataturk Airport and met on arrival.You will be transferred to your hotel. Free Day in Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul. Day 2: Istanbul Islamic and Sahabe Tour  After breakfast at 08:30 we have Istanbul Islamic and Sahabe Tour.We will visit 25 Sahabe in Eyup Sultan Area. Tour will start with the Pierre Lotti Hill , we will take a cable car to Pierre Lotti Hill. After Pierre Lotti Hill we will visit Eyup Sultan Mosque and free time for pray . then start to Visiting Companions of Prophet Muhammad in İstanbul. Day 3: Bosphorus Cruise & Two Continents Tour (B,L) Start the day a driving journey along the Golden Horn, the arm of the Bosphorus peninsula which separates the old and new cities of Istanbul. Ahrida Synagogue, Eyup Sultan Mosque and see the 21km long City Walls of Istanbul. Next stop, the Egyptian Market (Spice Bazaar), with different aromas of various spices From here, join a cruise along the Bosphorus on one of the iconic ferries of Istanbul giving you the chance to see the two bridges that link Europe and Asia. Disembark the ferry and enjoy a trip over the Intercontinental Bosphorus Bridge to Camlica Hill, the highest hill in Asiatic Istanbul to enjoy breathtaking views of both shores. Travel back to Europe with a stop at Dolmabahce Palace, with more than 340 rooms & eight Turkish Baths the imperial residence of the last six Sultans. Overnight in Istanbul. Day 4: Princess' Islands Cruise Tour (B, L) After having breakfast at hotel, you will have another full day Istanbul tour. Today you will cruise in Marmara Sea to Princes\' Islands, stop at Buyukada, the popular summer resort with sandy beaches and pinewood scenery, once the pleasure island of Byzantine Princes. Here you will tour the island with horse-drawn carriages before lunch at a fish restaurant. Also visioned during the cruise: Topkapi Palace, Leander\'s Tower, Uskudar from the sea. After the tour you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul. Day 5: Green Bursa Tour (B, L) After having breakfast at hotel, departure by ferry-boat via Yalova, enjoying the lovely countryside view. Drive to Bursa, former Ottoman Capital and lunch of famous "Kebap of Alexander The Great". Climb to Uludag, the legendary Mount Olympos, by Teleferik (Cable Car), visit to Ulucami (Grand Mosque), the Green Mosque and the Green Mausoleum, the old Silk Market in the Covered Bazaar. Late evening return to Istanbul and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul. Day 6: Istanbul / Departure (B) Breakfast, check-out & transfer to Istanbul International Airport as per your onward flight schedule.

$69.23 Cultural & Theme Tours

Istanbul Afternoon Tour: Camlica Hill and Maiden Tower

They say that Istanbul surrounds those who truly falls in love with this city with special care and hospitality. Of this you can be sure it when you stand on top of the Asian hill, from where Istanbul will show you the most beautiful views. Çamlıca Hill offers a completely different impression of Istanbul that is striking in its beauty and uniqueness.Many visitors know and love the fascinating Turkish stories that demonstrate the influence of the East. Vising the Maiden Tower, you will hear many legends no less magical than the book “A Thousand and One Nights”. It is an extraordinarily beautiful place that appears from the waters of the Bosphorus. Listen to the story of the tower which reveals the meaning of the Turkish proverb “the rider and the horse have already left uskudar”. According to the legend, Battalgazi fell in love with the daughter of Tekfura. But Tekfura did not want to give his daughter’s hand in marriage and locked her in the tower. There was no stopping the bold Battalgazi who loved the young woman with all his heart. Faithful to his feelings, he fought bravely for their happiness, capturing the tower and rescuing his love. Intoxicated with success Battalgazi rode triumphantly away from Uskudar. Experience the bustle of the Bosphorus, an invigorating Turkish tea in a cozy café on the top floor of the tower, and enjoy a leisurely story that will relax and plunge you into the magical world of the East.

$584.87 Multi-day & Extended Tours

6 Days Istanbul Package Tour

Day 1 : When you arrive to Istanbul we will pick you up from airport and transfer to your hotel. Day 2 : We will pick you up from your hotel after your breakfast on 08:30, for full day Istanbul Classic Walking Tour. This tour covers the most famous historic monuments and sights in Old City area. These are; 1500 year old Hagia Sophia Museum, gigantic Blue Mosque with its famous blue tiles, Hippodrome area where the Byzantium era chariot races were held, Topkapi Palace and world’s oldest indoor market, Grand Bazaar. After the tour, we will take you back to your hotel .Day 3 : You will be taken the Bosphorus Cruise and Two Continents on 08:30 for full day tour. You will cruise along the Bosphorus Strait by boat. Also, you will visit Spice Bazaar, the last residence of Ottoman Empire’s, Dolmabahce Palace and Rustempasha Mosque. We will also cross the Bosphorus Bridge and have the lunch at Camlica Hill to see the two sides of Istanbul better. After the tour, we will take you back to your hotel.Day 4 : After breakfast we will pick you up on 08:30 for Princes Islands tour. Cruise in Marmara Sea to Princes islands, stop at Buyukada, the popular summer resort with sandy beaches and pinewood scenery, once the pleasure island of Byzantine Princes.Tour of the island with horse-drawn carriages before lunch at a fish restaurant.Also visioned during the tour: Topkapi Palace, Leanders Tower, Uskudar from the sea. After the tour, we will take you back to your hotelDay 5 : After breakfast we will pick you up on 08:30 for half day Golden Horn Tour. Visiting Golden Horn by Boat, The City Walls of Constantinople.The Castle of Seven Tower  ( from outside )’Topkapi Gate’’ takes its name from the period when Fatih the Great Sultan placed the cannon there when he conqured the city.Chora Church is where you will see the best mosaics and frescos decorating the interior carried out during the XIV th century are considered as the most beautiful examples about Byzantine Arts.Pierre Loti Hill by cable-lift where you can catch the beautiful view of Istanbul..After tour return to hotel and free afternoon.And stay hotel.Day 6 :Transfer to airport for your return flight. Includes:  Hotels, English speaking guide, Entries fee, Transportation A/C, Breakfast and Lunch.

$496.54 Cultural & Theme Tours

6 Days Istanbul Tour Package

Day 1 : When you arrive to Istanbul we will pick you up from airport and transfer to your hotel. Day 2 : We will pick you up from your hotel on 08:30, for half day Istanbul Classic Walking Tour. This tour covers the most famous historic monuments and sights in Old City area. These are; 1500 year old Hagia Sophia Museum, gigantic Blue Mosque with its famous blue tiles, Hippodrome area where the Byzantium era chariot races were held. After the tour, you are free for afternoon. Stay your hotel. Day 3 : You will be taken the Bosphorus Cruise on 08:30 for half day tour. You will cruise along the Bosphorus Strait by boat. Also, you will visit Spice Bazaar, You will see from boat side Ortaköy, Dolmabahçe Palace,Beylerbeyi Palace and Bosphorus Bridge. After the tour, you are free for afternoon. Stay your hotel. Day 4 : After breakfast we will pick you up on 08:30 for Princes Islands Full Day Tour. Cruise in Marmara Sea to Princes islands, first stop at Heybeliada and second at Buyukada, the popular summer resort with sandy beaches and pinewood scenery, once the pleasure island of Byzantine Princes.Tour of the island with horse-drawn carriages before lunch at a fish restaurant.Also visioned during the tour: Topkapi Palace, Leanders Tower, Uskudar from the sea. After the tour, around 17:00 we will take you back to your hotel Day 5 : After breakfast you are free all day. Overnight stay your hotel.   Day 6 : Transfer to airport for your return flight Includes:  Hotels with breakfast, English speaking local guide, Entries fee, Transportation A/C.( Lunch only for full day tour )