4 Days & 3 Nights
This 4 days 3 nights Turkey vacation itinerary is perfect fit for someone who wishes to experience the essence of the Turkish lands, but on a short getaway. This tour covers all the major attractions in the city of Istanbul, the city that’s a melting pot of Turkish history, art, architecture, and scenic beauty. Right here, you can catch a glimpse of all of Turkey at once.
While the first day of your Turkey holidays, as per this itinerary, is going to be majorly spent on leisure, the next day is packed with sightseeing. You will be visiting Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, and more; and the day concludes with a grand fiesta onboard the Bosphorus dinner cruise. The third day is again a little lazy, you’ll be out and about on the second half of the day. Dolmabahce Palace and Camlica Hill are few of many places that await to be visited.
The final day too is extravagant, with boat ride, Spice Bazaar etc. to look forward to. While this indeed is a short getaway, you will feel as though you’ve toured all of Turkey when you get home.
Your Turkey vacation begins with your arrival in Istanbul. Enjoy your day at leisure, by slowly exploring your hotel’s locale.
On your arrival in Istanbul, the tour representative will greet you at the airport. You will then be transferred to your hotel. Post check in, relax. The day is all yours for leisure. We suggest you freshen up and go out to a local cafe for lunch, stroll through the markets and explore your hotel’s surroundings in a slow pace.
Later, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
So after a relaxing day comes the day packed with sightseeing, with night concluded by Bosphorus dinner cruise
Have your breakfast and head towards the Old City for sightseeing. Visit Hippodrome, and The Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts. Later visit the Blue Mosque and behold the intricate artistry in ceramic tiles of the structure. Of Course, the highlight of the day is Hagia Sophia, a museum which has served as a church and mosque in the olden era. Right from the exterior to every corner of this monument will have your jaws drop with all the beauty it flaunts.
Grand Bazaar is up next, even though you’re not a shopaholic this is a lovely place to witness the essence of Turkish art and interact with friendly locals. There are as much as 4000 shops in this covered complex, selling everything from jewellry to spices, and textiles.
Now that you must be tired and hungry post all the sightseeing, have lunch in a Turkish restaurant. Then, visit the Topkapi Palace, the former government seat of the Ottomans. The views of Sea of Marmara, The Bosphorus and the Golden Horn from this point make for an envy-sparking instagram post!
Return to the hotel for a break and get ready for Bosphorus cruise. Relish Turkish and international delicacies as you cruise past some of the best Turkey sightseeing attractions like the Hagia Sophia itself. Not just that there will be a lot to entertainment onboard the cruise too. Return to the hotel late if you please and stay overnight.
On this day of your 4 days 3 nights Turkey vacation, you will be visiting one of the grandest structures of Istanbul, Dolmabahce Palace. Also, experience driving between Europe and Asia
Today is a lazy day. Have your breakfast and you’re free till afternoon. Later, visit the recent residence of Ottoman rulers, Dolmabahce Palace. Spanning over a massive area, this structure has also served as a significant admin center for the Ottomans back in the erstwhile era. This 19th century landmark was built in Turkish Renaissance style of architecture. When ambling across, you will come across some ancient European masterpieces, Turkish baths, and a grand chandelier.
Once done with that, experience what it feels like be in the middle of two continents (Europe and Asia) at the same time, as you drive through the Bosphorus Bridge. On reaching Camlica Hill, behold city’s panoramic views, something that will be in your beautiful memories all your life.
Later, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
As your Turkey trip from India concludes today, you will have half a day dedicated to sightseeing, while some part of it is at leisure, before you make your way to the airport
Post sumptuous breakfast, get ready to dive deep into the Turkish history, as you visit Balat. From here enjoy the views of Metal Church of St. Stephen the Bulgarian, Fener Orthodox Patriarchate, and Jewish Hospital (Or-Ahayim). You will also drive past the Golden Horn, a natural harbor connecting the old and new city of Istanbul. Later, prepare for an aromatic getaway as you visit the Spice Bazaar. Later a boat trip on the Bosphorus will escalate the charm of this Turkey city tour. Behold major landmarks of Istanbul as you cruise.
Before you go for lunch, make a quick visit of the outer premises of Rumeli Fortress. Post lunch, you have some leisure time for exploring local area. Return to the hotel, pack your bags, check out and let the tour representative transfer you to the airport, so you can catch your homebound flight.
This brings us to the end of this Istanbul tour package from India.