There are numerous reasons to travel to Turkey. As the link between Europe and Asia, Turkey provides a distinctive culture, complete with myths and aesthetic splendor. Explore the Grand Bazaar, take in the grandeur of the Hagia Sophia, catch a peek at a fantastical desert environment, or go to unspoiled Mediterranean islands to learn about each place's unique identity and incredible history. Witnessing various dynasties and civilizations, Turkey possesses a great number of ancient sites spread out all throughout the nation including the top-notch shopping opportunities in all of Europe.
Turkey Stopover Programs
PROGRAM: 04 Nights
Arrive at Istanbul Airport, meet and greet and transfer to your hotel.
Today you will visit the excellent Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque with six minaret and beautiful tiles, the ancient Hippodrome with Columns, Obelisk, fountain and the biggest souk Grand Bazaar.
Morning sightseeing tour to enjoy the Bosphorus, First a panoramic tour on a bus for city walls and Golden Horn. You will have free time at the spice market and Bosphorus cruise on a boat. Afternoon free time at leisure.
The whole day is free for leisure
The free time regarding your flight schedule then transfers to Istanbul Airport for your flight.
PROGRAM: 03 Nights
Arrive at Istanbul Airport, then transfer to your hotel.
Today you will visit the amazing Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque with six minaret and beautiful tiles, the ancient Hippodrome with Column, Obelisk and fountain and the biggest souk Grand Bazaar.
A whole day is free for leisure
The free time regarding your flight Schedule then transfer to Istanbul Airport for your flight .
PROGRAM: 02 Nights
Arrive at Istanbul Airport, then transfer to your hotel.
Today you will visit the excellent Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque with six minaret and beautiful tiles, the ancient Hippodrome with Column, Obelisk and fountain and the biggest souk Grand Bazaar.
The free time regarding your flight Schedule then transfer to Ataturk Airport for your flight.
Before sunset, boarding to the boat from the port for unique views of the most famous waterfront sites and Istanbul's magnificent skyline, Sail up the Bosphorus, the waterway between Europe and Asia, passing under the suspension bridges and viewing Ottoman summer palaces, waterside mansions and modern villas which line the European and Asian coasts. Dinner with a rich variety of specialties from Turkish and international cuisine with an unforgettable show of belly dancers and Turkish Folkdances.
After a panoramic tour with City Walls and drive by bus to the Golden Horn, as a natural second harbor, the inlet separates the European shore into two. The next stop is Spice Market (Egyptian Bazaar); with mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. And The Bosphorus Cruise (by ferry or by private boat regarding the participant numbers), is an amazing cruise between the two continents.
The Princes Islands are a chain of 9 islands off the coast of Istanbul on the Sea of Marmara. During the 19th century, the islands became a resort for the wealthy people of Istanbul. Victorian cottages and houses are still preserved on Buyukada, the biggest of all nine. Cruise in the Marmara Sea to Princes' Islands by Maritime Line Boat. Stop at Buyukada, the popular summer resort with pinewood scenery, once the pleasure island of Byzantine Princes. Afternoon returns to Istanbul and transfers to your hotel.
We will take you on a short culinary tour through our neighborhood and show you what it’s really all about. Some foods you have heard of, and some you haven't. The names may scare you, but these foods are unique and delicious, and most of us eat them every day. Do not miss this experience, Here is our menu: Çiğ Köfte, Kokoreç (lamb intestines), İçli Köfte (deep fried, bulgur breaded, meatball), Adana Kebap, Pide (long, thin, boat-shaped bread, rolled from a small ball of dough.), various special desserts, which are not as famous as Baklava or Turkish Delight, and finally, Turkish Tea.
Watch the mystical ritual of the Mevlevi Order, whose whirling dance has been declared a UNESCO Heritage of Humanity. The Sema ceremony is a journey through man's spiritual ascent to “perfection” through mind and love—a truly unmissable and astonishing experience of music and moves.
Discover Istanbul and Cappadocia - 7 Days
Set off on a week-long journey to discover Istanbul, the capital of three Empires - Byzantine, Roman, and Ottoman - and Cappadocia, a region with lunar landscapes, including Göreme, Uçhisar, and Urgup.
Bosphorus Shore, Grand Bazaar, Blue Mosque, Golden Horn…Istanbul is full of architectural wonders that bear witness to the cosmopolitanism of the city and its inhabitants. Let yourself be seduced by the hectic pace of life of the Istanbulites in a magnetic atmosphere. Then, immerse yourself in the magic and mystery of Cappadocia, a destination that has fascinated travelers since ancient times. Thousands of years of intense wind and river erosion have covered the soil with soft volcanic ash, offering one of the most fascinating sights in the world with its tormented cones that are the fairy chimneys, its valleys, as well as its canyons. A whole program that invites you to travel to the two most mystical regions of Turkey.
Arrival to Cappadocia. Transfer to hotel. Overnight Cappadocia
Full-day tour with Göreme Open Air Museum. Overnight Cappadocia
Full-day tour with Özkonak Underground City. Overnight Cappadocia.
Transfer to Cappadocia Airport for the Istanbul flight. Transfer to hotel. Overnight Istanbul
Full-day old city tour. Overnight Istanbul.
Full-day Bosphorus and two continents tour. Overnight Istanbul.
Free day. Overnight Istanbul.
Transfer to Istanbul Airport for scheduled flight. (B).
Complimentary Istanbul Tour on Connecting Flights
TravelGuzs is offering an Istanbul tour program and has 6 daily tours from Istanbul Airport to the city where passengers with a connecting international flight in Istanbul, and a layover between 6 and 24 hours, can take advantage of our complimentary Istanbul tour service to discover Istanbul.