Istanbul Day Tour from Marmaris with Domestic Flights
Your tour starts with the Airport Transfer from your hotel. Pick up time is 3:00-4:00 a.m. depending on the location of the hotel. The departure time is 08:00 from Dalaman airport and landing is about 09:15 at Istanbul. You can drive to Istanbul's old city and start a journey after meeting with a guide. You'll first visit the Topkapı Palace, the Ottoman Sultans ' home which exhibits in various sections Imperial Treasury, Islamic Holy Remnants of Prophet Muhammad, Ottoman jewels, clothes and belt work, Chinese porcelain, arms, etc. Then you have a free lunch for one hour.
You can see Hippodrome Square after lunch, Constantinople's sporting and social centre. The statues that decorate the Hippodrome are the Serpentine column, Theodosius obelisk and Wilhelm II German Fountain. Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet) in the middle of the old town is the next place to visit. Constructed on Sultan Ahmet' s name and regarded as the Blue Mosque for the black tiles adorning its interior walls, this historical mosque, popular with its six minarets, is distinctive. During the daily prayer times, the mosque is closed for the tourists.
The Egyptian (Spice) Bazaar is the next spot you'll see. There you can know how to negotiate when buying other souvenirs, Turkish delights, sauces, etc. You will also have the opportunity to explore Istanbul at the Bosporus tour boat from the sea (optional for an additional fee). You will have dinner at a local restaurant until you fly to the airport (additional charge; hot and cold starts, fruit, fish/ball or chicken). Around about 8 p.m. you return to Istanbul Airport in Istanbul and fly to Antalya around 9 p.m. Your journey will be completed with a drop-off to the hotel.
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Domestic flight tickets (Antalya - Istanbul - Antalya)
- Professional guide
- Entrance fees to Topkapi Palace
What's not included
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
- Bosporus Sightseeing Cruise
- Harem Department of Topkapi Palace (optional)