• Positioned at the edge of Europe and Asia, Istanbul is Turkey’s largest city that offers an aura of intrigue and mystic beauty that appeals to all tourists. 

      The city's vibrance and palatial heritage make it one of the most beautiful cities you can visit in the country. It serves as the capital of both the Byzantine and the Ottoman empires, and the multifarious cathedrals, mosques and palaces raised by the rulers can still be seen all over the city. Istanbul tourism is undeniably at its apex most of the year as it is topographically diversified and experiences sub-climates in different areas of the city.

      The iconic blue mosque building of the city gratifies with its beautifully curvy exterior featuring a cascade of domes. The world-famous hamams in the city serve a soothing experience and offers a fascinating glimpse into Ottoman society's life and customs. 
      The chaotic and vibrant Grand Bazaar on the historic peninsula is the best-known shopping destination where you can find a lasting memory of your journey. Huge nave and gleaming gold mosaics of mosques in the city add to its prestige, with the most magnificent buildings in the world having its fascinating past. Many mosques and museums make it the most revealing time in the city.

      The best tourist places to visit in Istanbul are Galata Tower, Chora Church, Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Emirgan Park, and Istanbul Modern Museum. Have Fun at Prince’s Island, Spend quality time at Bosphorus Cruise and many more.
      A sense of simplicity and tranquility in the city will please your senses and soul. So, get ready for exploring the scenic vistas and colourful lanes of Istanbul with Dusk Tour and Travel that promise to offer the vacation of a lifetime.


      Inclusions:

      • 04 Nights accommodation in Istanbul at selected hotel
      • Daily Buffet Breakfast at the hotel 
      • Full Day Istanbul Ottoman Relics and Byzantium Tour with complimentary Lunch
      • Full Day Bosphorus Cruise & Two Continents Tour with complimentary lunch
      • Full Day Princess Island Tour with complimentary lunch
      • Assistance of English-speaking tour guide during tours 
      • Return Airport transfers on private basis
      • All Tours and Transfers on seat in coach basis

      Exclusions:

      • Flight Tickets 
      • Visa fees and overseas travel insurance
      • Entrance fees at tour sites and other optional tours
      • The package does not include any expenses of personal nature such as laundry, postage, mineral water, camera fees, food and drinks and other things not mentioned in our itinerary
      • Meals and services other than mentioned in the itinerary
      • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels


      Daily Itinerary:

      Day 1: Arrival at Istanbul airport and Meet & Greet
      Arrival at Istanbul Airport, meet our guide then transfer to Hotel
      Upon arrival check-in at the hotel and rest of the day at leisure 
      Have a comfortable stay at your accommodation and take some time out to wander around the city to admire its beauty and soak in its culture
      Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay

      Day 2: Full Day Istanbul Ottoman Relics and Byzantium Tour with lunch
      Enjoy your breakfast at hotel
      After breakfast proceed for a full day tour including Lunch
      Guests will be picked up and brought to the Sultanahmet district - the oldest and most historic part of the city
      The first stop of the day will be the Hagia Sophia, as our tour guide explains the significance of this massive building that was once a Christian church, then a mosque and now a museum. Afterward we will pass the Hippodrome of Constantinople, where we will see the site’s impressive obelisk before reaching the Blue Mosque
      We will continue to the Grand Bazaar
      After our visit to the Grand Bazaar we will make a brief stop for lunch
      In the afternoon we will visit Topkapi Palace - the primary residence of the Ottoman sultans
      Return back to hotel 
      Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay

      Day 3: Full Day Bosphorus Cruise & Two Continents Tour with lunch
      Enjoy your breakfast at hotel
      Today enjoy a full day tour with lunch
      THE GOLDEN HORN: a natural horn-shaped bay, dividing the European side of Istanbul into two. Historic wooden houses, churches, synagogues, mosques and remains of the Roman Wall will be viewed from the cruise
      Photo stop at PIERRE LOTI HILL
      Later CABLE CAR: a two-minute cable car ride from Pierre Loti hill to Eyup Sultan bus stop EYUP SULTAN MOSQUE
      MINIATURK: ‘’A small model of great country’’ is the slogan for Miniaturk
      Later stop for lunch. After lunch proceed for BOSPHORUS CRUISE: enjoy the cruise between two continents - the only one in the world
      Return back to the hotel in the evening
      Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay

      Day 4: Full Day Princess Island Tour with lunch
      Enjoy your breakfast at hotel
      Today enjoy Full Day Princess Island Tour with lunch
      PRINCES’ ISLANDS are nine islands in the Marmara Sea. In the Byzantium era they were used as an exile for princes so they were called Princes’ islands. The islands are famous for their beautiful beaches, incredible houses, small villas and peaceful surroundings, especially the pine trees
      We join the Boat Trip and enjoy Istanbul views from the sea for more than one hour and visit HEYBELIADA or BURGAZADA ISLAND, then the biggest island BÜYÜKADA and enjoy your Lunch during the tour
      Later visit shopping mall or touristic shop in the city
      Evening return black to the hotel 
      Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay
       
      Day 5: Departure
      Enjoy a tasty breakfast 
      Later complete the hotel check-out
      Take a transfer from the hotel to Istanbul International Airport
      Board your return flight and cherish fond memories of your trip


      FAQ on Turkey:
      Best time to Visit Turkey:  The Best time to travel to Istanbul is from March to May and September and November. That's when crowds at the city's attractions are manageable and daytime temperatures generally sit in the 60s and 70s.
      Official Language: Turkish‎

      Time Zone   :  (GMT+3) 

      Currency  :  Turkish lira 


      Useful info: Visa Policy:
      The visa requirements to travel to Turkey depend on the nationality of the traveler.
      Application form signed by the applicant
      Original Passports and copy with validity of 6 months.
      Residence Visa and copy with validity of 6 months. 
      Emirates ID copy
      Two Photos (5x6 cm, recent in white background, dark colour dress up, without glasses)
      Insurance, Ticket & Hotel
      Marriage certificate copies/Birth certificate (translated in English) If applicable
      NOC letter from Company
      Original Bank statement for 3 months with Bank stamp with sufficient funds (updated till 5-7 days prior to appointment date).
      Tenancy Contract
      Personal appearance
      Visa Application Fee.
      Note: - We strongly recommend that you verify your visa requirement with the embassy before travel or kindly contact our consultant team to get more information.
       

      Important Note:
      Random testing will also be conducted on incoming passengers at the airport and if you test positive, only then you’ll have to quarantine.
      In case guests test positive on arrival, they need to follow the local quarantine procedure of the country. The cost would be paid by the guest directly. 
      Wearing masks is obligatory in all provinces with some charging a fine for not wearing one.
       

      Cancellation Policy 
      Prior to 45 days or more : 10% of the holiday cost is non-refundable + Full cancellation for non-refundable tickets
      44 and 31 days of departure: Non-refundable booking amount + 25% of the holiday cost
      30 and 15 days of departure: Non-refundable booking amount + 50% of the holiday cost
      14 and 11 days of departure: Non-refundable booking amount + 75% of the holiday cost
      10 days prior to departure 100% of the total amount will be deducted.
      Actual booking amount to be collected in case of non-refundable components higher than the amounts mentioned above.


      Terms & Conditions
      Rates and itinerary are subject to change without any prior notice and subject to availability. Additional surcharges may be applicable
      No refund on any unutilized services. Rates are not valid during the fair period, events and public holidays.
      Standard hotel check-in time is 1400/1500 Hrs and check-out time is 1100/1200 Hrs Local Time. It may vary based on destinations and availability. An early check-in or a late check-out is solely based on the discretion of the hotel
      Bookings will be confirmed only upon receipt of full payment
      Prices are dynamic and based on offers running at the time of booking. Dusk Travel Tourism reserves the right to change prices at any time
      In case the selected hotel is unavailable for booking, an alternate arrangement will be offered to the customer in another hotel of a similar category
      The passengers must ensure on their own that they have a valid passport that remains valid for the necessary period according to the travelling destination immigration rules and arranged visas before travelling with this holiday package. Dusk Travel & Tourism is not responsible for the approval, rejection or the delay in Visa processing
      There are no refunds for any services i.e. meals, sightseeing etc. not utilized on your tour
      Note: - Rates are subject to availability at the time of confirmation. Passport & UAE Residence Visa must be Valid up to 6 Months from the date of travel. Visa approvals are subject to the embassy's decision.