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Tour Name : Half Day Ottoman Relics Tour
Tour Code : CPS-17220
Itinerary : Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar
Tour Duration : Approximately 4 ½ Hours
Pick up & Drop off : Istanbul Port
You will be met at Istanbul Port by your professionally trained guide. Your Istanbul shore excursion will start with Topkapi Palace, which has been the headquarters for 400 years for the Ottoman Empire, which has ruled the world for 600 centuries, was constructed by Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in 1478. After visited this palace you will continue to Blue Mosque, which is the most magnificent mosque of Istanbul, was constructed at the beginning of the 17th Century. It is called the Blue Mosque because of more then 20.000 blue and yellow Iznik tiles inside. In addition to its courtyard, domes and its characteristic as the mosque of Turkey with six minarets, it has beautiful calligraphy ceiling decoration. After that, we will visit Grand Bazaar where is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with more than 58 covered streets and over 1,200 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily. Opened in 1461, it is well known for its jewelry, pottery, spice, and carpet shops. Afterwards you drive back to port of Istanbul.
Round-trip transfers from Istanbul port, Transportation by private van with A/C, Professional licenced guide (English), Entrance fees
Closed : Tuesday ; Topkapi Plc. (This place can replace with Turkish and Islamic Arts Mus.)
Closed : Sunday ; Grand Bazaar. (This place can replace with Spice Bazaar)
|for parties of 2 people||105 US$ P.P.|
|for parties of 3 people||73 US$ P.P.|
|for parties of 4 to 5 people||58 US$ P.P.|
|for parties of 6 to 8 people||43 US$ P.P.|
|for parties of 9 to 10 people||32 US$ P.P.|
|for parties of 11 to 15 people||29 US$ P.P.|
Prices are per person and there is no hidden cost.
A minimum of 2 pax per booking is required. If you are solo traveller, We could charge 2 people price.
There is 50% children discount for ages between 06-09. We do not charge for ages between 00-05.
The tour language is English. You may ask to have another languages speaking guides which will depend on availibility. It is charged extra 45,00 US$ per day for the other languages guided.
Please fill the booking request form at the right of that page and post us online.
We will response your request within 12 hours and send you an official booking & credit card authorization form for your deposit (15%) payment.
Your tour will be confirmed by Celsus Travel after you paid deposit of your tour amount and we will send your confirmation document / vouchers.
We request min 15% deposit for certain reservation and this payment should be while booking of tour plan.
The payment of balance can be cash to guide or can be with credit card at the end of tour.
We accept MasterCard, Visa for your payments by credit card.
If you cancel at least 3 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is full refund of your payment.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is no refund.
If cruise ship cancel the stop in Istanbul port, there is full refund of your payment.
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make new friends, share van & SAVE !!!
Save money on your Istanbul Shore Excursion and make new friends to enjoy your tour with by simply creating your own Private Tour Sharing Group.
Simply place a topic on Cruise Critic Roll Call and invite others like minded cruisers from your ship to join your tour.
The vehicle can accommodate up to 15 participants.
For optimal savings, you can create a group of 15 persons.
For more comfort and space inside the vehicle, we suggest up to 12 passengers.
You can book your Shore Excursion early, and add others to your tour as they join. To prevent disappointments, we do not recommend last minute additions made less than 5 day prior to the tour date to ensure proper size vehicle will still be available on your tour date. If your tour group reaches 15 persons, please inquire to ensure there are suitable vehicles on your tour date.
You can secure a large vehicle by booking the maximum group size you intend to create and then just add the new members as they join.
Please provide us with the LEAD NAME and E-MAIL ADDRESS of the other members of your group who don't share the same E-Mail in the reservation so we can reach everyone in the group with important information.
Please keep us posted with any changes in your group size in advance so we can best assist and accommodate your needs.