3 Night Istanbul’s Two Continents
3 Night Istanbul’s Two Continents Ref: 3ITC
Private Car Transfer from Istanbul Airport to Hotel.
3 nights Sultan House 4* or similar, Istanbul
1 x Double/Twin Standard Room
Description:Start Time: 08:00am-08:30am
Duration: 9 Hrs
Discover Istanbul, the sprawling metropolis split between Europe and Asia, bisected by the mighty Bosphorus and full of history and intrigue at every turn. This is a true melting pot of cultures where over 14 million people call home.
This exciting tour will merge culture and history as you never thought possible. The first stop is the famous Spice Bazaar. Stroll through the bustling market and notice a strong Egyptian influence. Flood your senses with exotic aromas of fruits, flowers and a multitude of spices around every corner. Next, hop on a boat and enjoy a leisurely cruise down the Bosphorus past marble palaces and ancient wooden villas, which date back to the Ottoman Empire. Glide past the imposing Rumeli Fortress, built in the 15th century by Sultan Mehmed II as he prepared to conquer Constantinople.
Satisfy your hunger after the cruise with a delicious lunch at a traditional Turkish restaurant, sampling all the local delicacies that have made Istanbul famous. After lunch, drive along the coastline to the majestic Dolmabahçe Palace, home to the sultans of the powerful Ottoman Empire and featuring an incredible 4.5 ton chandelier before continuing over to the Asian side of Istanbul where you can place one foot in each continent before climbing the Çamlica Hill breath taking and awe inspiring panoramic views over the city and the Bosphorus.
Start Time: 16:00pm, 17:00pm or 18:00pm
Duration: 1 Hr 30 Mins
Along the Bosphorus Dinner Cruise you will witness Istanbul’s magic at night. Catch breathtaking views at some top attractions like the Topkapı Palace, Blue Mosque, Dolmabahçe Palace, Maiden Tower and Bosphorus Bridge.
Start Time: 21:00pm
Duration: 3 Hrs
Watch Turkey's award winning belly dancers perform in an intimate atmosphere. Enjoy an exquisite selection of Turkish cuisine for dinner whilst you watch belly dancing, traditional Turkish shows and other surprise acts.
A transfer service to and from your centrally located hotel to Sultana's is included.
The night begins with one of four Turkish belly dancers' performance. Folk dancing from around Anatolia is on show through the night as well. The exclusive "Harem Life" performance will give you a light hearted glimpse into life in the Ottoman sultan's palace.
Sultana's is where world famous belly dancer Didem made her name and performed for over 10 years. Come and check out the belly dancing stars of the future!
Including Alcoholic Drinks: AUD $30.00 per person.
Private Car Transfer from Hotel to Istanbul Airport.