Day-trip to Istanbul from Alanya
Attractions & guided tours

Day-trip to Istanbul from Alanya

Free cancellation
Language: English , German , Russian
Availability: Wednesday and Saturday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 12 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Fly to Istanbul from Antalya and spend a day exploring this fascinating city
  • See the top attractions of the only city in the world that straddles 2 continents
  • Visit must-sees including the Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque and the Hippodrome
What to expect

Experience the glories of Istanbul during your time in Alanya with this full-day trip, including flights.

After hotel pick-up in Alanya, fly to Istanbul for a guided tour. Visit must-sees including the Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque and the Hippodrome, browse the Egyptian Bazaar and sail between Europe and Asia on an optional Bosphorus cruise (additional cost). Return air tickets, airport transfers, hotel pick-up and drop-off, and Topkapi Palace admission included.

You’ll be picked up at your hotel for the transfer to Antalya airport, arriving by plane in Istanbul at 09:15 am. Meet your tour guide and head to Istanbul’s old town to begin your full-day tour.

First on the itinerary is a tour of Topkapı Palace, the former residence of Ottoman sultans. You’ll see sacred Islamic relics of the Prophet Mohammed, the Imperial Treasury, Ottoman jewelry, belts and traditional clothing, Chinese porcelain, weapons, and more.

After visiting the palace you’ll have an hour of free time for lunch. Istanbul offers many cafés, fast-food takeaways, and stylish restaurants catering to a wide range of tastes. Lunch is at your own expense.

Your tour continues with a visit to Hippodrome Square, the sporting and social center of ancient Constantinople. See the Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius, and German Fountain of Wilhelm II.

Next is the Blue Mosque, located in the center of the old city. This historical mosque, unique with its 6 minarets, was built in the name of Sultan Ahmet and it is known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles that adorn the walls of its interior. As this is an active mosque it is closed to tourists for a half hour during the 5 scheduled daily prayer times.

Explore the Egyptian, or Spice, Bazaar with your guide. You can practice your bargaining skills there as you buy some souvenirs, Turkish delight, spices, or anything else that catches your eye.

You’ll have an opportunity to admire the views of Istanbul from the water on a Bosporus sightseeing cruise (optional and at an additional fee).

Before heading back to the airport you’ll have time to enjoy dinner at a local restaurant (at additional cost). At 8:00 pm your flight departs Istanbul Ataturk Airport, arriving in Antalya at 9:00 pm.

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What's included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Domestic flight tickets (Antalya-Istanbul-Antalya)
  • Professional guide
  • Topkapi Palace admission fee
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Bosporus sightseeing cruise (optional)
  • Harem area of Topkapi Palace (optional)
Reduced price
  • Children (age 2-11)
  • Infants (age 0-1)
Where
Meeting point:

Meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel or at your residence.

What to remember
  • This tour provides pick-up and drop-off service, the tour operator will contact you after the purchase to agree on pick-up time and place
  • This program involves lots of walking so it may not be suitable for the less mobile
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Minimum numbers apply, meaning that there is a possibility of cancelation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. If this occurs, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Only hand luggage is permitted
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When
  • Wednesday and Saturday at 5:00 am
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Provider
Tourmania
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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