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Travel to Turkey and experience the culture of Istanbul City.

Fascinating Istanbul is the gateway between East and West, sheltering centuries of learning and culture. Armed with a local guide, wander its streets and discover the ancient Byzantine and Ottoman history of the metropolis, as well as its dynamic modern sophistication. With the expansive blue domes of this city's famed mosque, the labyrinthine alleys of the medieval Grand Bazaar and the haunting beauty of the Aya Sofya, Istanbul will knock your socks off with its spectacular sights, while seducing you with its infectious hospitality. This is one city break that will be truly unforgettable.

  • Visit Istanbul's Grand Bazaar and haggle with vendors
  • Taste Turkish delight in the Spice Bazaar
  • Marvel at the Aya Sofya's soaring dome
  • See how the Ottoman sultans lived at the Topkapi Palace
  • Feast on Istanbul's home-cooked hospitality with a local family
  • Discover modern-day and historic Istanbul

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Istanbul, Turkey
  • Finish:

    Istanbul, Turkey
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 5
  • Meals:

    1 breakfast, 1 dinner
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (1 nt)
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  • Included activities:

    Hamam in historic bath house, Home cooked meal with local family, Istanbul - Aya Sofya, Topkapi Palace, Walking tour of Hidden Istanbul

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    24kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. This trip is available in Basic, Original & Comfort style accommodation levels 2. This is a join-in trip so you will likely share included activities with other travellers

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Day 1 Istanbul

Adorned with treasure from all periods of human history, Istanbul is not only one of the world's most fascinating places, it's also one of its most mesmerising.

Day 2 Istanbul

The wonderful city of Istanbul has an incredibly rich history, amazing array of architectural styles, a delectable cuisine, vibrant nightlife, fascinating culture and oodles of style.
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