Because of its strategic location on the Bosporus strait (which links Europe and Asia) and its position between the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara, Istanbul is a popular city — and one of the world’s most populous. The metropolis’s historic and commercial center is located on its European side (Avrupa Yakası), while many of its residents live on its Asian side (Anadolu Yakası), which was founded first. A 5-Day stay wth visits at 5***** hotels in Istanbul city center , is the perfect formula to discover deeply this great city.
4 nights accommodation at Novotel Bosphorus 5***** or similar
Meals: 4 Breakfasts 1 Lunch
Professional English-speaking local tour guides at each site All entrance fees mentioned in the program
All transfers and transport per itinerary
Before / After flights
Tips to the guide
Any Private Expenses
COVID-19 RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL RULES IN TURKEY
Eskapas is committed to fulfill the following regulations to protect its customers from the risk of Covid-19 :
1 – Eskapas will fulfill all safety rules mentioned in the “Safe Tourism Certification” prepared by Turkish Ministry of Tourism; that plan covers all aspects of the journey from the aircraft to the airport, transfers, touring and hotels (tga.gov.tr/about-safe-tourism-program/ )
2 – Eskapas staff is trained to follow all hygiene rules when in service of our customers; they will respect the social distance
3 –Vehicles will be sanitized regularly as imposed and controlled by Turkish Ministry of Health,
4 – All hotels used to accommodate our customers are certified by “Hotel Association of Turkey”; they all are committed to use maximum 50 % capacity
Day 1Istanbul Arrival
Meeting at the airport with a sign of your name and transfer to Hotel Novotel Bosphorus or similar 5***** in city center Meals: N/A
Day 2Istanbul Classics
After breakfast visit of Hippodrome, Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophie , Topkapı Palace and Grand Bazaar
Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays and will be replaced with Underground Cistern
The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays and will be replaced with a visit to the Spice Bazaar.
Day 3Istanbul - Bosphorus Cruise
After breakfast, transfer to the pier for a guided Bosphorus cruise that will last a 1,5 hours long breathtaking cruise When return back , continuation to Spice Bazaar to have free time.
After breakfast free day or join one of our optional tours.
Day 5Istanbul Departure
After breakfast free day until your departure. Transfer to the airport. Meals: B