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  • From Istanbul: Sheila and Agva Guided Day Trip with Lunch

    1. From Istanbul: Sheila and Agva Guided Day Trip with Lunch

    Join a guided day trip to visit Sheila and Agva, two of Turkey's most beautiful attractions. Visit beaches on the Black Sea Coast and discover a beautiful man-made lake in Karamandere. Start your sightseeing adventure with a convenient pickup from your accommodation in Istanbul. Join your guide as you travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle, heading north towards Sheila. Sit back, relax and enjoy the breathtaking natural landscapes in Sheila. Enjoy some refreshments at a local café or restaurant. While in Sheila, visit the beach. Feel the warmth of the sun on your skin and soft golden sand between your toes. Visit one of the popular markets and do some shopping before heading to your next destination, Agva. Take in the natural beauty of this small town situated between two rivers and located on the Black Sea Coastline. Visit the Hidden Lake in Karamandere and relax in this...

  • Istanbul: Full-Day Highlights Tour

    2. Istanbul: Full-Day Highlights Tour

    Experience the cultural diversity on this guided walking tour through the Old City, Sultanahmet and Taksim. Get closer to top landmarks, discover local markets and taste Turkish Delights. Explore the highlights of Istanbul and gain insider knowledge from your expert guide. Itinerary: Old City Sultanahmet to Grand Bazaar Explore the highlights of Ottoman and Byzantine heritage including the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace Garden. Along the 15 min walk to the Grand Bazaar, explore sights off the traditional tourist path, offering unique historical secrets and one of a kind Instagram spots. Lunch break Grand Bazaar to Spice Market Enjoy a Turkish tea, capture amazing pictures from rooftops, visit a local food market and try spices, herbs and Turkish Delights. Break for refreshments Tunnel Square, via Taksim area to Galata Tower Follow in the footsteps of the Italian, Gree...

  • Turkey: Unlimited 4.5G WiFi Device & Airport Delivery

    3. Turkey: Unlimited 4.5G WiFi Device & Airport Delivery

    This WiFi box package contains an unlimited portable WiFi device, a power bank, and a charger. You will also receive a complimentary smart map of Istanbul, discount vouchers for certain attractions, and a return envelope. When you arrive at your Istanbul airport, you will be able to reach the relevant delivery point and show the staff your reservation. You will be asked for your passport or ID to get the device box and begin to use your unlimited internet connection. If you need help with anything, customer service will be available to you 24/7. Choose your preferred duration, from 1 to 21 days, or 1 month.

    Amazing customer service from the StayinWiFi team. The internet was super fast and unlimited.

  • Istanbul: Maiden's Tower, Çamlıca Hill, & Asian Side Tour

    4. Istanbul: Maiden's Tower, Çamlıca Hill, & Asian Side Tour

    Explore some of Istanbul's most iconic spots on this guided tour. See Maiden's Tower and scenic views from Çamlıca Hill. Explore the Asian/Anatolian Side of Istanbul including Bağdat Avenue. Complete your experience with a shopping tour at the high-ceilinged Emaar Mall. Meet your tour guide at your accommodation, then head to your first stop, Çamlıca Hill. Çamlıca Hill got its name from the pine trees in the area (Çamlıca means “pine” in Turkish). Take a walk while surrounded by the hill’s historic trees and local, colorful flora. Marvel at the panorama views of the Bosporus (Straight of Istanbul) and the rest of the city. Next, visit Maiden's Tower, found on a small island at the southern entrance of the Bosporus. No one knows who built this tower or why, but your tour guide will fill you in on what is known about this site. Afterward, head to Bağdat (Baghdad) Avenue. The one-way av...

  • Istanbul: Galata – Genoese Walking Tour

    5. Istanbul: Galata – Genoese Walking Tour

    The 3-hour tour takes place in the afternoon. Start with pickup from your hotel and then begin your tour by walking through the vibrant streets to the imposing Galata Tower. In the Byzantine period, the hillside where Galata now stands was covered with orchards and was named Sykai (The Fig Orchard), or Peran en Sykais (The Fig Field on the Other Side). It still commands impressive views of the Golden Horn. You will hear myths and legends, and learn the history of how Galata became a Genoese colony from the 6th to the 15th century. Today the area is awash with churches and synagogues, colorful stores and ancient walls, and your guide will provide you with fascinating facts as you stroll through the ancient streets and walk the winding Camondo Steps.

  • From Istanbul: Pamukkale Trip with Hot Air Balloon Ride

    6. From Istanbul: Pamukkale Trip with Hot Air Balloon Ride

    Take a break from bustling Istanbul and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pamukkale on this 2-day trip. See extraordinary views of thermal pools and terraces and visit the ancient ruins of Hierapolis. Your trip begins with a flight from Istanbul to Denizli Airport. Upon arriving at Denizli Airport your driver will meet you and drop you off at your hotel for you to retire and relax in the evening. The next day in the early morning, your driver will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the meeting point for your hot air balloon ride. Rise up into the sky and see the white travertines from above. Have a memorable experience as you taking stunning views of the surrounding landscape and Hierapolis. Once your air balloon flight finishes have breakfast back in the hotel. Take a break before beginning your excursion to Hierapolis. Follow your guide as they tell you about interesti...

  • Private Tour of Istanbul: Hagia Sophia & Grand Bazaar & More

    7. Private Tour of Istanbul: Hagia Sophia & Grand Bazaar & More

    The morning sun hits your face as you look out across the Bosphorus to a different continent. Here in Istanbul, the crossroads of the world, your day of excitement is just beginning. Today you'll be treated to a full day private tour of this exquisite town. Begin your journey at the Hagia Sophia. This incredible architectural wonder has stood on these grounds for centuries. For years it was the largest church in the world, but it is the dome that makes it stand out to this day. The church's name means "Divine Wisdom" and you'll soon discover why. Next, walk across the park to the Blue Mosque. Snap some pictures of the thousands of blue tiles that give this mosque its nickname. In Turkish, they still call it Sultanahmet Mosque, as it stands close to the Topkapi Palace and was used by the leaders of the city during their reign. After the more "modern" visits, we'll step back in time to ...

    Nuestro guía Resat nos explicó todo a detalle y de una manera divertida, las 8 horas del tour fueron muy bien aprovechadas. El guía era una muy buena persona y al ser turco nos ayudó a entender con facilidad cómo es el vivir ahí además de toda la historia. En cuanto al transporte, no es muy necesario ya que todos los sitios de interés están a una distancia caminable, solo lo usamos para la ida y vuelta al hotel.

  • Crossroads of Humanity: Istanbul Half-Day Tour

    8. Crossroads of Humanity: Istanbul Half-Day Tour

    Istanbul is often considered the cross-roads of the world, and for good reason. This land has been home to mythological figures, raiding crusaders, and modern day avengers, making for a complicated and beautiful tapestry or new and old. Begin at the Patriarchate at Fener, the heart of Orthodox Christianity. Here your guide explains to you the importance of Constantine the Great's declaration of Christian as the religion of the Roman Empire, who subsequently moved the seat of the church here to Istanbul. Next you will visit the Church of Panagia of Blachernae, where it is said that the Hagiasma (Fountain of Holy Water) will cure all of your health problems. Even the emperor used to come here for cleansing! Next, we head to St. Savior in Chora (Kariye Museum) which was once a Byzantine monastery dedicated to Jesus. Here, you'll find beautifully preserved mosaics and frescoes. Pantocrato...

  • Istanbul: Personalized Photo-Shoot With a Professional

    9. Istanbul: Personalized Photo-Shoot With a Professional

    Enjoy a unique experience and be the star of a professional photo shoot in Istanbul. Appreciate the rich history of the city and have a Turkish coffee at a vintage cafe. Follow a planned route including many famous and local sights around Istanbul. Enjoy your time and take home some unforgettable memories in beautiful photos. Discuss with your photographer where to meet, the route of your shoot, and add or remove any location you want. You will receive all photos taken during the shoot from 250 - 350 photos within 48 hours. Also, receive 10 - 15 professionally edited photos within 4-7 working days.

  • Istanbul: Private Half-Day Sightseeing Tour with a Local

    10. Istanbul: Private Half-Day Sightseeing Tour with a Local

    Spend half a day exploring the sights and landmarks of Istanbul with a local driver. The tour begins with pickup from your hotel and some time to discuss and customize the tour to suit your interests. From there, head off into the city and immerse yourself in the magic of Istanbul. Discover the rich-history of the city, dating back to the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman Empires. Marvel at iconic buildings including Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, Galata Tower, and the Dolmabahçe Palace. As you explore, listen to your driver share fascinating local insight into Istanbul’s impressive history, culture, and traditions. Finish the tour with a visit to Bosphorus Bridge where you can admire epic views. By the end of the tour, you’ll have a better understanding of Istanbul’s history and landmarks, as well as plenty of recommendations to enhance your vacation.

There is a desert adventure waiting in the United Arab Emirates. Within the land of Abu Dhabi, the largest emirate, lies the oasis city of Al Ain. Its centuries-old history can be appreciated at the Palace Museum. One can experience the spirit of the desert firsthand on a desert safari. Go camel riding and climb to the top of the ancient dunes to experience a sunset unlike anywhere else in the world. When the experience is over and it is time for more excitement, the dunes will be ripe for sand skiing back down.

Dubai still has lots to offer away from the sandy dunes. The booming middle-eastern business center offers the 7th largest shopping mall in the world, the Dubai Mall. In addition, since 2010, Dubai is home to the world's tallest building; the Burj Khalifa in downtown Dubai. The spectacle of desert opulence and grandeur continues in the souk districts along the Dubai saltwater creek, which are home to hundreds of gold retailers, and an estimated 10 tons of gold at any given time. After an eye-opening night of gold shopping, Dhow cruises are a popular way to relax and see the sights alongside the creek like the Chamber of Commerce and the Diera Twin Towers.

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