Historical Istanbul

    Overview

    At the crossroads of two continents, Asia and Europe, Turkey is a melting pot of cultures.

    Visit the cultural city of Istanbul for a memorable holiday this season. Istanbul is famous for its iconic landmarks such as the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Topkapı Palace among others. 

    At twilight, the deep blue skies studded with high minarets and historical domes are a treat for the eyes. With history dating back to the Greek, Byzantine and Ottoman empires; Istanbul has a rich heritage which is reflected in its architecture and culture. Enjoy a magical cruise down the Bosphorus to see the waterway that separates Europe from Asia. 

    From rich spices and Turkish sweets to the famous blue eye accessories, the local bazaars are ideal to spend an afternoon in Istanbul. The Turkish baths or hamams are an excellent way to relax and unwind. From historical buildings to busy cobbled streets, Istanbul is a perfect cultural destination. 


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    Your package includes

    • Return economy class flights
    • 3 night stay in Istanbul
    • Breakfast buffet
    • Half-day Bosphorus cruise
    • Half-day city tour
    • Return airport transfers

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    Your four day holiday  

    Day1

    Arrive at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Check in and spend your day at leisure.

    Day2

    After a scrumptious breakfast at the hotel, proceed for a half day Bosphorus cruise. Enjoy the traditional excursion along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. See the splendid mansions, marble palaces and ancient wooden houses embodying typical Ottoman architecture that stand in striking contrast beside modern villas lining the shores. After the cruise spend some time exploring the city at leisure.

    Day3

    Begin your day with sumptuous breakfast and go on an exciting half-day Istanbul city tour. Visit the Sultan Ahmet Center, the heart of the Imperial Centre from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were once ruled. See the Hippodrome, an ancient Grecian stadium used for chariot races. Visit the Blue Mosque, which is famed for its blue Iznik tiles, sprawling structure and unique six towering minarets and take a peek into the opulent existence of Ottoman Sultans at the Topkapi Palace. After the city tour explore this beautiful city on your own, you may also opt to go for some souvenir shopping at the Grand Bazaar.

    Day4

    Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, check out and transfer to the airport. Board your flight and return home with beautiful memories of your trip.

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    Stay options

    Category Hotel Cost per person on
    twin sharing basis
    Cost for child
    with bed
    Cost for child
    without bed
    Budget Sirin Gold Hotel or
    similar
    AED 1,969 AED 1,730 AED 1,599
    Deluxe Tulip City or
    similar
    AED 2,140 AED 1,945 AED 1,685
    Luxury Akgun Hotel or
    similar
    AED 2,269 AED 1,950 AED 1,769

    Terms

    * Prices include return economy class fare from Dubai. Prices are quoted per person on a twin-sharing basis in a standard room with inclusions listed above. Prices are valid till 30 March, 2016. Additional options are available upon request. Blackout dates are applicable. Prices are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change without notice depending on travel dates and availability. Easy monthly payment plans are available from select participating banks through Musafir Holidays retail outlets and are subject to approval. Terms apply.

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    Adults from AED*1,969

    Easy payments from AED*328

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