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Our special Istanbul tour takes you on a picturesque journey through the stunning skyline of domes and minarets. Being one of the greatest cities in the world – the city has served as the capital to some of the greatest empires in the world. Located between Europe & Asia, this Istanbul tour will never fail to capture the imagination. We will tour through the area of Sultanahmet, old Istanbul that has an eclectic mix of historic mosques, covered souks and striking Roman archaeological remains. When you book Istanbul tour, believe us that you are going to explore the melting pot of cultures and a striking city between the East and the West.
- We will be exploring across the Bosphorus Strait that straddles between Europe and Asia.
- In the Old City, you will be exploring the remnants of many great empires that have ruled.
- The striking Blue Mosque
- Walkthrough the ancient Grand Bazaar.
- Marvel at the towering minarets
- Visit the Basilica Cistern
- The great Topkapi Palace
- Turkish bath Experience
When it comes to visiting Turkey, there are many airlines that fly regularly from all major airports in London. You can book British Airways, Turkish Airlines and EasyJet that all offer direct services to Istanbul. Izmir, Ankara and Antalya.
Average Flight Time
The average flight time from the UK to Istanbul is close to 3 hours.
Istanbul is +2 hours ahead of GMT.
It is important to note that its is important for the British citizens to apply for Turkish e-visa before they travel that is valid upto 90 days of stay.
Do’s and don’ts
- While you visiting mosques always remember to remove your shoes and cover your legs and shoulders. It is a sign of respect.
- Always take permissions before taking anyone’s pictures.
- Try learning a few Turkish words.
Food and drink
Of you have booked yourself an Istanbul tour, make sure you try Turkish food that is one of the crowning glories of Mediterranean cuisine full of flavours and using the freshest of ingredients.
- Raki, an ani-seed based beverage
- Efes, local beer
- Ayran – yoghurt-based drink.
Visit the historic Grand Bazaar for:
- Outside the main towns, shop for leather goods, woven rugs, copperware, ceramics, embroidery and spices.
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Today, you will take a direct flight to Istanbul from London.
You are in Istanbul. So, the next three days are at leisure and we advise you to discover Istanbul at your own pace.
With this Istanbul tour, you will have one-day guided tour of the old city that will include
- Topkapi Palace ruled for over 400 years by the Ottomans Empire
- the vast underground basilica water cistern with its 336 columns and masterful Byzantine engineering
- Hagia Sophia – the ‘Church of the Holy Wisdom’ - over 1,400 years old
- Visit the Blue Mosque, known for its Iznik blue tiles
- Medieval Grand Bazaar for its 4000 shops.
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