Estancia corta en Estambul
DAY 1: ARRIVAL TO ISTANBUL
Welcome to Istanbul! The most fascinating city in Turkey located on both sides of the Bosporus, the narrow strait between the Black Sea and the Marmara Sea. Transfer to your hotel and enjoy free time to explore the city on your own.
DAY 2: FULL DAY ISTANBUL TOUR
Our journey begins in Istanbul, the only city in the world situated on two continents. Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul - its three names span more than 2600 years, nearly 1600 of them as the capital of two of the greatest empires the world has known, Byzantine and Ottoman. We visit the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and Hippodrome, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place. Also visit the Grand Bazaar for shopping.
DAY 3: FULL DAY ISTANBUL TOUR
This morning we visit Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar): The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other conceivable herb and spice. Then take a cruise on the Bosporus. A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, marble palaces, fortresses, and small fishing villages. Afternoon visit at the Underground cistern, the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul.
DAY 4: DEPARTURE
After breakfast check out from the hotel and private transfer to Istanbul airport for your flight back home. Now that you have had a taste of Turkey, we hope that you choose Aristotle Travel to plan your next trip to one of its amazing destinations!