Day Trip to Istanbul from Ephesus,Kusadasi,Selcuk Hotels

Day Trips & Excursions in Kuşadası

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This is your opportunity to enjoy a full-day tour of Highlights of IstanbulSee famous landmarks such as Hagia Sophia , Blue Mosque , Bosphrus , Topkapı Palace and much more .
Day Trip to Istanbul from Ephesus,Kusadasi,Selcuk Hotels,gives you lots of experiences and joy.Explore the historical sites appreciating the rich history with the help of your professional guide,Visit Hagia Sophia , Blue Mosque , Bosphrus , Topkapı Palace and many more famous landmarks.After picking you up from your hotel in Kusadasi, our guide will accompany you to the airport for your trip to Istanbul. Once in Istanbul, you will set off for Sultanahmet Square once Hippodrome to begin your tour of this cityFirst you will explore ,the neighbourhood of Sultanahmet brimming with Istanbul’s most beautiful attractions. Entering the iconic Hagia( Sophia palace) constructed initially as a church, then converted to a mosque, now a museum. Gaze at its magnificent architecture, built in the 6th century learn about its Byzantine and Ottoman influences. Next, follow our guide through Istanbul Hippodrome towards the Blue Mosque. On the way, see the epicentre of political and sporting activity during Ottoman Empire rule. Hear stories about the epic chariot races and riots that once took place here. The Blue Mosque and marvel at the six towering minarets that outline Istanbul’s famous skyline. Continue into the mosque to admire its dome decorated with vibrant blue Iznik tiles connected to etymology. After leaving the Blue Mosque, we will stroll to the colourful and lively Grand Bazaar to explore the frankincense-laden alleys with stalls and shops overflowing with Turkish rugs, intricate wares, and even tasty kebabs. Revel in the exciting atmosphere, but stay close to our guide as this hectic market can be challenging to manoeuvre. Break for a bite to eat at a restaurant before you voyage by vehicle to one of the largest and oldest palaces the world has ever known - Topkapi Palace. One of Turkey’s most important museums sees ancient relics and beautiful artefacts. Walk through the beautiful courtyards that overlook the Bosphorus Strait hear about sultans and harems that once operated 500 years ago. Exit the palace to return by vehicle to airport to flight back to Izmir airport.The tour will end with a drop-off at  your hotel in Kusadasi, depends on your preferences.

What’s included

  • Bottle of Water
  • Pick-up and drop-off Port or hotel in Istanbul
  • Round Trip Airport Transfers in Izmir
  • Private transportation in a non-smoking air-conditioned vehicle
  • Parking Fees
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Round Trip Flight Ticket Istanbul-Izmir-Istanbul
  • Meals
  • Personal Expenses
  • Beverages
  • Gratuities