4 Day Istanbul Tour Package Itinerary
Day 1.: Arrival to Istanbul. Arrival and Transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2.: Istanbul Old City Tour. Overnihgt in Istanbul.
Day 3.: Istanbul Mosques Tour. Overnihgt in Istanbul.
Day 4.: Check out and Transfer to Airport.
4 Day Istanbul Tour Package Description
Day 1.: Arrival to Istanbul. Transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Arrival to Istanbul international airport and transfer to hotel. Check in relax and overinght in Istanbul.
Day 2.: Byzantine and Ottoman Tour. Overnight in Istanbul. (Breakfast and Lunch).
08:30 AM After Breakfast, pick up from hotel and transfer to meeting point of group and tour guide for the Byzantine and Ottoman Relics tour in Istanbul.
Byzantine and Ottoman Relics Tour departs from hotel with pick up service, our staff will come and take you from hotel to meeting point to meet with tour guide and other paticipants. When every participants of tour come together, tour will be started by a short drive to first point to visit the St. Sophia Church and then continue to the Byzantine Hippodrome, Egyptian Obelisks, German Fountain and walking to the Blue Mosque after visiting the Sultanahmet (Blue Mosque) continue to the bigest covered bazaar, visit the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul. In the Afternoon after lunch, tour will continue with Topkapi Palace wihch was used as a government building in the Ottoman periods period and then continue to Rustem Pasha Mosque which is one of the smallest and the one of the most beautiful mosque in old city of Istanbul.
17:00 PM is the end of the tour, return to hotel.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3.: Mosque Tour in Istanbul
09:00 AM Depart from Hotel After meeting with tour guide and driver.
Istanbul Mosque Tour will be started and includes the mosque as follow;
1. Yeni Cami Mosque
The Yeni Cami (pronounced Yeni jami), meaning New Mosque; originally named the Valide Sultan Mosque (Turkish: Valide Sultan Camii) and later New Valide Sultan Mosque (Turkish: Yeni Valide Sultan Camii) after its partial reconstruction and completion between 1660 and 1665; is an Ottoman imperial mosque located in the Eminönü quarter of Istanbul, Turkey. It is situated on the Golden Horn, at the southern end of the Galata Bridge, and is one of the famous architectural landmarks of Istanbul.
2. Rustempasha Mosque
The Rüstem Pasha Mosque was designed by Ottoman imperial architect Mimar Sinan for the grand vizier Rüstem Pasha (the husband of one of the daughters of Suleiman the Magnificent by Hürrem Sultan (Roxelana), Mihrimah Sultan). Rüstem Pasha died in July 1561 and the mosque was built after his death from around 1561 until 1563. The mosque complex hosts now a religious school.
3. Suleymaniye Mosque
The Süleymaniye Mosque, built on the order of Sultan Süleyman (Süleyman the Magnificent), “was fortunate to be able to draw on the talents of the architectural genius of Mimar Sinan” (481 Traditions and Encounters: Brief Global History). The construction work began in 1550 and the mosque was finished in 1557.
4. Mihribah Sultan Mosque
The Mihrimah Sultan Mosque (Turkish: ‘Mihrimah Sultan Camii’) is an Ottoman mosque located in the Edirnekapı neighborhood near the Byzantine land walls of Istanbul, Turkey. Located on the peak of the Sixth Hill near the highest point of the city, the mosque is a prominent landmark in Istanbul.
5. Merkezefendi Mosque
The square plan , masonry , wooden roof , mosques , the minarets are located adjacent to one painted yellow . The mosque and the surrounding area has been structured as follows: mosques , mausoleums , Çilehane , cemeteries, Abdulbaki Pasha Library , Hammam, courses , and vow until Gasilh places.When entering the mosque courtyard gate on the left is a small shrine in the central Lord of the sarcophagus has two grandchildren. There Merkez Efendi Tomb opposite here. Right outside the entrance door to the mosque exit 4 digits After visiting Merkezefendi Mosque we go to eat LUNCH in typical Turkish Meat Ball Restaurant
6. Eyup Mosque
The Eyüp Sultan Mosque (Turkish: Eyüp Sultan Camii) is situated in the Eyüp district of Istanbul, outside the city walls near the Golden Horn. The present building dates from the beginning of the 19th century. The mosque complex includes a mausoleum marking the spot where Eyüp (Job) al-Ansari, the standard-bearer and friend of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, is said to have been buried.
7. Sehzadebasi Mosque
The Şehzade Mosque (Turkish: ‘Şehzade Camii’) is a 16th-century Ottoman imperial mosque located in the district of Fatih, on the third hill of Istanbul, Turkey. It was commissioned by Suleiman the Magnificent as a memorial to his son Şehzade Mehmed who died in 1543. It is sometimes referred to as the “Prince’s Mosque” in English.
8. Fatih Mosque
The Fatih Mosque (Turkish: Fatih Camii, “Conqueror’s Mosque” in English) is an Ottoman imperial mosque located in the Fatih district of Istanbul, Turkey. It was one of the largest examples of Turkish-Islamic architecture in Istanbul and represented an important stage in the development of classic Turkish architecture. It is named after Ottoman sultan Mehmed the Conqueror, known in Turkish as Fatih Sultan Mehmed, the Ottoman sultan who conquered Constantinople in 1453.
9. Kilic Ali Pasa Mosque
The Kılıç Ali Pasha Complex (Turkish: Kılıç Ali Paşa Külliyesi) is a group of buildings designed and built between 1580 and 1587 by Mimar Sinan, who at the time was in his 90s. The mosque itself was constructed in 1578-1580. It is located in the Tophane neighbourhood of the Beyoğlu district of Istanbul, Turkey. It is named after Kılıç Ali Pasha.
10. Sokollu Mehmed Pasha Mosque
The mosque was designed by Ottoman imperial architect Mimar Sinan for the grand vizier Sokollu Mehmet Pasha (the husband of one of the granddaughters of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, Princess Esmahan). According to the foundation inscription, the building was completed in AH 979 (1571/72 CE). The mosque is officially named after Princess Esmahan, but is more commonly known for its association with her far more famous husband.
17:00 PM The end of the tour, return to hotel. Arrival at the hotel in Istanbul, will be the end of the Istanbul Mosque Tour.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4.: Breakfast. Check out from Hotel.
Transfer to Airport to fly home. Arrival and the airport is the end of the package.