Dive mouth first into the sweet, salty delights of Istanbul.
Experience an in-depth insight into Istanbul’s vibrant local cuisine on this short but sweet exploration of this ancient city. Explore the aromatic Spice Bazaar, visit the ancient Aya Sofia, journey from Europe to Asia and wander the streets of this great city.
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Journey from Europe to Asia and check out some of the cities funkiest neighborhoods.
Taste the best the city has to offer in street food; Balik Ekmek and Kokorec and the piece de resistance; the mighty Baklava
Most tours will leave you lost trying to explore the Aya Sofia on your own – here you’ll take a guided tour through the hidden tales of this magnificent one-of-a-kind monument
Wander the back streets of the Spice Market and check out classic Ottoman Architecture on a visit to Suleymaniye Mosque.
With a duration of 2-3 days, Short Breaks are the ideal add-on to a longer holiday – or a mini adventure of their own. Departures are frequent and usually guaranteed.
Short Breaks are slightly different to our group tours, with the idea being that you maintain a level of independence in your free time. You’ll have a leader for included activities only, but there is always support if you need it – simply call the number in your arrival pack.
Activities and tours are on a join-in basis, which means other travellers may join you at these times. You may also have different guides throughout the tour, in order to give you the best experience of each activity.
There are no multi-share accommodation nights on this trip.
This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 January 2019 to 31 December 2019. View the itinerary for departures between 01 January 2018 - 31 December 2018
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Following recent safety incidents we recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest information on travelling in Turkey before your departure and ensure that your travel insurance covers you for all areas of your itinerary. We have links to prominent government travel advisories and regular updates on issues affecting this trip on our Travel Alerts page - www.intrepidtravel.com/au/travel-alerts