Tour Information

Istanbul has always been one of the most fascinating cities in the world. We offer a special package for our guests to make their new year holiday unforgettable. Our package includes round trip private airport transfers, 3 nights in our hotel, sultanahmet

Dec 29th : Arrival to Istanbul: Upon your arrival at Ataturk Airport, you will be greeted by one of our colleagues holding a sign of Efendi Travel. He/she will accompany you to our vehicle and you will be transferred directly to your hotel. Accommodation in Istanbul.

 

Dec 30th  : Istanbul City Tour: Istanbul City Tour: You will be picked up from your hotel at around 08:30. You will visit: Hagia Sophia , Blue Mosque, Roman Hippodrome Grand Bazaar After lunch you will see: Topkapi Palace , Sultan Tombs  and the tour ends about 16:30 and back to hotel Accommodation in Istanbul. (breakfast at hotel, lunch on the tour)

Please note that St. Sophia Museum is closed on Mondays and replaced with Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays and Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays. Blue Mosque will not be visited on Fridays.

 

 

Dec 31st  : Dolmabahce Palace Tour & Bosphorus Cruise: (check out from hotel in the morning) You will be picked up from your hotel at around 08:00-08:30 for Dolmabahce Palace & Bezmi Alem Mosque Tour. We firstly visit Dolmabahce Palace, recent residence for Ottoman Sultans. Famous with great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons chandelier, the palace has 285 rooms of 46 halls. After palace the next stop is Bezmi Alem Mosque. Then you will drive to the restaurant for lunch break. After lunch, you will first drive by Golden Horn shores viewing the City Walls, dating back to the Byzantine Era. Then you will reach Eyup area, where you will take a short cable-car ride up to Pierre Loti Hill, where you can get one of the most magnificent views of Istanbul and Golden Horn. Pierre Loti Hill, is named after French author Pierre Loti (Louis Marie Julien Viaud) who fell in love with Istanbul at first sight, and frequented in the area a lot. After a short stop at the hill, you will get on the vehicle and drive to Eminonu, where you will get on the boat for a 2-hour Bosphorus Cruise. You will see the most impressive sights along the shores of the Bosphorus including Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, Maiden´s Tower, Bosphorus bridges, Rumeli and Anadolu fortresses and Ottoman Residences. After the cruise, you will be dropped off back at your hotel at around 17:00.

In the evening, you will be joining the New Years' Eve party at a place of your choice through

 

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http://efenditravel.com/New-Year's-Eve-Party-on-the-Boat-efendimenu6876435897436-tid262

 

. You will be returning back to your hotel at around 03:00 AM. Accommodation in Istanbul. (breakfast at hotel)

 

Jan 1: Departure: You will be picked up from your hotel depending on your flight time and will be transferred directly to the airport. End of services.

 

The price varies depending on your choice of accommodation, including:

- 3 nights' BB accommodation in double room

- 2 full day group tours w/ professional guidance in English

- 2 airport transfers

- Entrance fees to the sites visited

- New Year's Eve party

 

Accommodation options (package prices are displayed below)

1- Deniz Houses Hotel (www.denizhouses.com): 405  Eur per person

2- Sultan's Inn (www.sultansinn.com): 405 Eur per person

3-Nowy Efendi (http://nowyefendihotel.com.tr): 465 Eur per person

4- Dosso Dossi Old City (www.dossodossioldcity.com ): 525 Eur per person

5- Wyndham Old City (https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/wyndham/istanbul-turkey/wyndham-istanbul-old-city/overview) : 525 Eur per person

 

Notes:

- The prices are calculated for 2 people staying in a double/twin room

- For single travellers, there will be an extra 50% surcharge on per person price

- The transfer services are calculated to/from Ataturk Airport. If you will be using Sabiha Gokcen Airport, there will be an extra 30 Eur charge for each way.