5 Days Istanbul and Ankara Package Tour
We present you our tour called 5 Days Istanbul and Ankara Package Tour, which is one of the Turkey package tours from Istanbul.
Duration: 5 days 4 nights
Tour Style: Small Group Tour
Pickup Point: Istanbul-Turkey
Highlights: Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, St.Sophia, Grand Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace, Camlica, Spice Bazaar, The Mausoleum of Ataturk (Anitkabir), Ankara Castle, The Museum of Anatolian Civilization, The Temple of Augustus and Roman Bath, Hacı Bayram Mosque and Tomb Kizilay Square and Street, Ethnography Museum of Ankara
WHY SHOULD YOU BOOK THIS TOUR?
Istanbul tours are an ideal option for those who want to explore Istanbul, which is among the most important cities of both Turkey and the world. Having a high popularity among metropolitan cities, Istanbul ranks first in Turkey in terms of population. Connecting the continents of Asia and Europe is considered to be its greatest feature. In addition to its population of 15 million, Istanbul also hosts many tourists and visitors. If you want to visit Istanbul, you can make your dream come true with Istanbul tours.
Anıtkabir, the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of Modern Turkey and the Father of the Turks, is located in Ankara. Ankara Castle in Ulus district will allow you to see the city from above. To the south of Ankara Castle is the Anatolian Civilizations Museum, which includes two restored Ottoman buildings. Ankara is currently located within the territory of the Republic of Turkey.
DAY1:Arrival to Istanbul / Meet and Pick up / Transfer to Hotel
Upon your arrival at Istanbul Airport or Sabiha Gökçen Airport, our staff will meet you at the airport and drop you off at the hotel with private transfer. After you check in to the hotel, you will be free for that day. You can either relax at the hotel or take a short trip to Istanbul.
DAY2: Full Day Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Tour (Istanbul)
After having breakfast at hotel, you will have a full day city tour.
Hippodrome: The Hippodrome of Constantinople, one of the masterpieces of Late Antiquity architecture and witnessing countless events in its hundreds of years of history, bears traces of the Roman Empire and the Ottoman Empire.
Blue Mosque: One of the biggest mosques of Istanbul from 17th century architecture Also famous for its blue tiles and 6 minarest.
Topkapi Palace: Topkapi Palace is located in one of the oldest historical districts of Istanbul. It is one of the iconic structures of Istanbul.
St.Sophia: Hagia Sophia is considered an important turning point in the history of architecture. For Christians, it is a touristic and spiritual center of attraction, as well as being both a symbolic and an axis.
Grand Bazaar: Grand Bazaar, one of the most visited touristic places in the world, is famous for its authentic structure. It is one of the important touristic places of Istanbul.
Afterwards you will be taken to your hotel.
DAY3: Bosphorus Cruise (Istanbul) and Flight to Ankara after The Tour
After having breakfast at hotel, you will have a full day city tour. You will visit Dolmabahce Palace, breathe taking Camlica, Ortaköy a historical village, Rustem Pasha Mosque and famous Spice Bazaar with an expert guide.
You will have the opportunity to learn about the structures and places belonging to the Byzantine and Ottoman Periods with our tour guide. Also you will see the two sides of Istanbul along the Bosphorus Strait by boat
When The tour ends,we will take you to the Istanbul airport and fly to Ankara and take you to the hotel
DAY4: Ankara Tour
After the breakfast,Our guide will pick you up from the hotel and We will start our tour with the city center. First we visit Kizilay Square and Street which is the meeting point of Ankara residents and is located right in the middle of the city. Afterwards, we go to Ulus district to visit Ankara Castle, which is under the auspices of states such as the Romans, Byzantines, Seljuq Dynasty and Ottomans.
After taking a break, we will visit the Anatolian Civilizations Museum, perhaps the most important museum in Anatolia, accompanied by our guide. In this museum, you can find priceless Paleolithic and Neolithic period artifacts as well as many pieces belonging to the Hittite, Urartian and Phrygian civilizations.
Our next stop will be Anıtkabir. Anıtkabir is the eternal resting place of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and carries traces of the Hittite, Greek, Seljuq and Ottoman cultures that ruled throughout the history of today’s Turkey during the construction of the Anıtkabir. Other than that you will be able to see historical place below:
- The Temple of Augustus and Roman Bath
- Hacı Bayram Mosque and Tomb
- Ethnography Museum of Ankara
When the tour ends you will be taken to the Ankara Esenboga Airport to take a flight to Istanbul.Also when you land to Istanbul our transfer guide will meet you and take you to the hotel where you stay.
DAY5: End of the Tour.(Departure from Istanbul)
Thus, our tour called 5 Days Istanbul and Ankara Package Tour is completed.After you have breakfast at the hotel, check-out will take place from the hotel. Afterwards, we will take you to the airport according to your flight time.
Tours are maximum with 12 people
If you wish, you can extend the Turkey Package Tour for 1 or 2 days.We can also arrange the Turkey Package Tour as a private tour upon your request.
Please make a note that there will be a short shopping break during the tour where you will have the chance to see and buy some handmade traditional souvenirs, carpets and seramic to take back home according to the tour destinations mentioned. (For our group tours.) You can enjoy your tour hassle free with no shopping stops in private tours.
We will present options for the hotel you will choose and we will arrange the hotel according to your choice.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE TOUR?
- 4 days accomadation
- Domestic Flight Tickets
- Private Transfers to and from Istanbul Airports
- Shuttle and Bus transfers(air-conditioned vehicle)
- English-speaking tour guide during the tours
- 3 Local Lunch (Vegetarian lunch option available upon request)
- Entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Local taxes and service charges
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR?
- International Flight Tickets
- On personal expenses
- Tips to Guide and Driver