Istanbul City Break – Easter 2016

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  • Duration: 5 days
  • Departs: 30/03/2016
  • Arrives: 03/04/2016
  • From: €599

Escape this Easter Midterms to Istanbul, a city that sits on two continents. Spend 4 nights in the 4* Sky Kamer hotel and discover the most important historical and cultural landmarks. Pay just a €100 deposit today. T&C’s apply.

Day 1

 Arrival to Istanbul

There will be a shuttle service waiting for you at the airport to take you to your hotel. Relax and Enjoy the evening.

Day 2

Discover Istanbul (B)

 

Tramway in Taksim

Tramway in Taksim

After breakfast you are going to be taken to some of the most wonderful ancient monuments of Istanbul.

  • Visit  the Hagia Sophia, the 6th century Byzantine basilica, the largest church of its era.
  • Visit  the Blue Mosque, a 17th century imperial mosque, famous for its six minarets, as well as its interior blue tiles.
  • Visit  the Byzantine Hippodrome, now an open air exhibition park with a number of monuments, where chariot races once were held.
  • Visit  the Grand Bazaar, the world’s largest covered market with more than 4,000 shops.

 

Evening at Leisure.

Day 3

Bosphorus Cruise & Asia Tour (B)

In the morning visit the Spice Market, where locals still shop for herbs and spices coming from all over the world. Cross the the Bosphorus Bridge to go over to the Asian side of Istanbul and visit the Beylerbeyi Palace, the white marble summer residence of Ottoman sultans used in the 19th Century. After lunch cruise the Bosphorus by boat, the unique winding strait separating two continents.

Day 4

Istanbul

Istanbul

Time to explore the city (B)

It’s almost over, but you still have one free day in Istanbul to explore the city once more at your leisure.

Day 5

Istanbul Departure (B)

Time to enjoy an authentic Turkish breakfast one last time and fly back home with an experience of a Turkish holiday you will never forget.

Istanbul Accommodation 


 

Flight details:

Flight NO.

DEPT. DATE

ARR./DEPT.

DEPT. TIME

ARR. TIME

ARR. DATE

TK1976

TK1977

30MAR16

03APR16

DUBIST

ISTDUB

1100

1310

1720

1540

30MAR16

03APR16

 

What is included in this tour?

  • Return Flights from Dublin to Istanbul Ataturk Airport with the award winning Turkish Airlines.
  • 30kg baggage allowance.
  • 4 Nights BB accommodation in the 4* Sky Kamer hotel.
  • Return airport transfers.
  • Half day Istanbul City Tour.
  • Full day Bosphorus & Asia tour with lunch.
  • Professional English speaking guide during excursions.
  • Entrance fees, service charges, tips for Hotels and all taxes.
  • Please note: Travel insurance quoted separately.

 

Country Information

Currency: Turkish Lira

Vaccinations: No compulsory. Please check with your GP.

Visa: A visa is required to enter into turkey prior to travel. This is not included in the price but can be easily purchased online at www.evia.gov.tr at a charge of $20. Orient Travel can complete the form on your behalf, an administration fee of €15 applies per person.

Best time to Travel: Spring (April to May) and autumn (September to October) are the best times to visit, since the climate will be perfect for sightseeing in İstanbul and on the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts

 

Call us today to book (01) 207 9650

1 Frankfort Centre, Dundrum Road, Dublin 14.

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