Meeting at the Istanbul airport and transfer to the hotel by A/C coach. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Open buffet breakfast at the hotel. Full day city tour starting with Sultan Ahmet Square, the heart of Istanbul from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled. You will visit Hippodrome, center of sportive events and political activities of old Istanbul. Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain are the monuments decorating Hippodrome. Then tour will continue with visiting Sultan Ahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque) with famous blue Iznik tiles with unique 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. Before you have lunch you will visit Topkapi Place. Its imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting sacred Islamic relics, Chinese porcelain, weapons and calligraphy. Lunch will be taken in luxury restaurant. After have lunch you will be visiting St. Sophia, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Istanbul city tour ends with Grand Covered Bazaar for shopping. Nearly 4000 shops are selling carpets, antiques, leather, jewellery, gold and souvenir in Grand Covered Bazaar.
Open buffet breakfast at hotel. Early departure from hotel by A/C coach to pier for full day Princes\' Islands tour. You will have a chance to see three different Islands. Princess Island (Buyukada) is the popular summer resort with fresh sea and pine fragranced air.Also the attractive sandy beaches and the pine forests. Having lunch in an open air restaurant. It is possible to have a trip on the Island by a horse-drawn carriage among the classical Turkish houses and villas after the lunch. And also the narrow paths among the forest. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast check out from the hotel and transfer to Istnabul airport for your onward journey with memories ofu00a0ALifetimeTrip.