Istanbul New Year's Eve Vacation Package
Day 1 – Arrive in Istanbul
Our staff will be waiting for you at the airport.You will be picked up from the airport and be transferred to your hotel. After check-in to the hotel, you will have leisure time in Istanbul.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 – Istanbul Old City Tour
We will come to pick you up from your hotel at 08:30 after you have breakfast at the hotel.Then you will start for Full Day Byzantine and Ottoman Relics Tour.
On the tour;
Firstly we will walk onto The Ancient Hippodrome where you will see the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze serpentine column and the German Fountain of Wilhelm II. The next visit will be to the Blue Mosque, which was built in the 16th century, unique with 6 minarets and its magnificent interior decoration of the blue Iznik tiles. After Blue Mosque, we will visit Hagia Sophia Museum, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century.Before lunch, we will visit Grand Bazaar, one of the oldest and biggest bazaars in the world with more than 4,000 shops. We will have lunch at a local restaurant.After lunch, we will visit Topkapi Palace, the great palace of Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries. After all, our last visit will be to Little Hagia Sophia Mosque, which is known as one of the oldest standing churches in Istanbul dating back to 6th century. At 17:00 Pm we will finish the tour and you will be dropped off at your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 – Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise & Two Continents Tour
You will have breakfast at the hotel.Then at 08:30 Am we will pick you up from the hotel and take you the meeting point for Full Day Bosphorus & Two Continents Tour.The pickup time changes according to the location of your hotel.
On the tour;
Firstly we will drive along the Byzantine City Walls that surround the Old City. Then we will reach Golden Horn, the river that separates European side into two parts.There we will stop in Spice Bazaar, a small version of Grand Bazaar, where you can buy Turkish delight, apple tea, Turkish tea etc. After this stop, we will get on the boat and start for Bosphorus Cruise until the second bridge.While we are cruising on Bosphorus you will see Rumeli Fortress, Dolmabahçe Palace and many other houses and palaces on European and Asian Side of Istanbul. After the cruise, we come back to the port and we go to a restaurant for lunch.After lunch, we get on the bus and cross the Bosphorus Bridge to get to the Asian Side.We will visit Beylerbeyi Palace, the summer house of Ottoman Sultans.After this visit, we will drive to Camlica Hill which is the highest point in Istanbul.You will have the best view of the city on that hill.We will get on the bus and drive back to the hotel. At 17:30 Pm you will be dropped off at your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4 – Free Day in Istanbul
Today is your free day.You will have breakfast at the hotel and go out for self-exploration of Istanbul.
New Year’s Eve Party on Bosphorus
You will be picked up from your hotel at 19:30 Pm and be transferred to the boat.The boat starts at 21:00 Pm.You will have a memorable New Year’s Eve Party tonight.While you are cruising on Bosphorus, between Europe and Asia, you will watch the traditional Turkish folk and belly dance along with the fireworks and listen to Turkish songs.You will be charmed by the fascinating view of Istanbul at night.
The party will finish at 02:30 Am and then you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 5 – Check out / Transfer to airport
After breakfast, you will check-out from the hotel. We will pick you up from the hotel according to your flight time and transfer to airport.
Airport transfers from/to Ataturk Airport (If your flight lands and depart from Sabiha Gokcen Airport, there will be 60 Euros extra)
4 nights hotel accommodation at 3 stars hotel with breakfast.
1 full day Istanbul old city tour.
1 full day Bosphorus Cruise and Two Continents of Istanbul.
New Year’s Eve Galla Dinner on the Bosphorus by boat.
All mentioned transportation by the itinerary.
All mentioned meals by the itinerary.
All personal expenses
Tips to guides and drivers
Not indicated meals and drinks by the itinerary
The itinerary is sample itinerary, it can be organized according to your arrival time.