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Istanbul Break 2 5 Days / 4 Nights
   Day 01
ARRIVAL: (Dinner)
Arrival Istanbul Atatürk Airport. Meet and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
   Day 02
ISTANBUL: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Hippodrome :
The former center of sportive and political activities of Constantinople. During the visit you'll be able to see the Obelisk from Egypt, Serpentine column from Delphi, and fountain of Willhelm II.
Blue Mosque:
One of the largest mosques in Istanbul dating from the 17th century it is one of the principal adornments of the skyline of Istanbul. Also famous for its blue tiles and 6 minarets.
St. Sophia:
The magnificent Byzantine Church; one of the finest architectural works in the world. It has been nominated as the 8th wonder of the world by many historians. Topkapı Palace: The former imperial residence from where the Great Ottoman Empire was ruled. Today a spectacular museum that has one of the largest collections of Chinese and Japanese porcelain.
Grand Bazaar:
In addition to its historical importance, it's a bazaar that will tempt even the nonshoppers with its rich collection of precious handmade carpets, jewellery, leather and souvenirs. Lunch at typical Turkish Restaurant included.
Also visioned during the tour:
   Day 03
ISTANBUL – BURSA – ISTANBUL: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Pick up from hotel. Departure by fery-boat to Yalova then drive to Bursa to visit the Green Mosque, Green Mausoleum, Grand Mosque. After the lunch at a very nice Kebap restaurant, visit the covered bazaar and old silk market, then climb by cable car to Uludag (Olympos) Mountain overlooking Bursa for the magnificient panoramic views (if weather permits). After a short drive through the country side of Bursa, you arrive at one of the oldest Turkish villages where the oldest examples of the early Ottoman civil architecture can be seen. Then drive back to Istanbul.
   Day 04
ISTANBUL: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After a short visit to the famous Egyptian Spice Bazaar (closed on Sunday), an unforgettable excursion starts between two continents, Europe and Asia. The cruise takes you along the Bosphorus, past the European style palaces of the Ottomans, Dolmabahçe and Beylerbeyi, as well as beautiful wooden kiosks from 19th century. Also mansions and modern villas, which form the elegant sections of the city. Dolmabahce Palace, the last residence for Ottoman Sultans with 365 rooms and 22 saloons. Famous with the great collection of European antiquity furniture and 4,5 tone chandelier. Bosphorus Bridge, unique chance to step from one continent (Europe) to another (Asia) in 2 minutes. Camlica Hill, exposing a panoramic view of Istanbul and Bosphorus from the best point of view.
   Day 05
DEPARTURE: (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the Hotel. Departure transfer to airport.
What’s included?
  • 4 Nights BB Hotel accommodation in Istanbul including Breakfast, Taxes and Service Charges.
  • Meals Full board meals staring with DINNER on the day of arrival and ending with BREAKFAST on the day of departure.
  • Entrance fees to the museums and historical places including: Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, Dolmabahce Palace.
  • Cruise along the Bosphorus by regular boat.
  • English speaking professional guidance throughout the journey.
  • Transportation by 14 seated minibus for smaller parties.
  • All parking fees and highway tolls.
  • Basic tip to the hotels and restaurants & domestic airport portage where available.
  • 500 ml mineral water per day per person in the bus, and table water during the meals.
  • Local taxes and current VAT included in to the quotation however any increase in the VAT rate by the government will be reflected in to the quotation accordingly.
Not included:
  • Personal expenses such as mini bar at the hotels & soft and alcoholic drinks, normal/digital camera fees in the museums.
  • Any domestic/international flight fare and international flight portage.
  • Tip to the local guide and driver (min. tipping: 2 EUR/pp per day to guide, 1 EUR/pp per day to driver from 10 pax onwards; less than 10 pax min. tipping: 4 EUR/pp per day to guide, 3 EUR/pp per day to driver ).

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