Side to Istanbul

While in Turkey, you should definitely buy an tour to Istanbul from Side and visit the capital of the Ottoman Empire - fabulous Constantinople. This is a real oriental dream: temples and historical locations, noisy bazaars and unique oriental flavor. Participants will be transported into a fairy tale for one day: Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and the harem of the Topkapi Palace, the streets of old Istanbul, a boat trip along the Bosphorus and other beautiful sights at arm's length await the guests. The local sights and day flight tour starts from Antalya Airport. Includes in the prices a guide, flight tickets, transfer from Manavgat Side hotels. Airfare, reviews and other details are listed on the website.

Side to Istanbul extensive explanation

Tour to Istanbul from Side is an opportunity to visit the heart of the history of the Roman Empire and Byzantium, visit the most interesting museums and mosques. The distance from Side to Constantinople is impressive, so the departure is scheduled for the early morning. You will fly by plane from Antalya Airport.

Side Istanbul distance

The distance from Side to Istanbul is 770 kilometers.

Side to Istanbul tour

The tour program from Side to Istanbul begins with the Topkapi Palace – monumental building, which also bears the second name "Cannon Gate". Once it was the main residence of real Turkish sultans. If you wish, you can visit the harem inexpensively.

Next, the group Side to Istanbul tour goes to the Hagia Sophia Museum. This is a world-famous monument of Byzantine construction, a landmark building that was built back in 537. Just imagine that for more than a thousand years the cathedral remained the largest Christian church! You will see the beauty of the cathedral with your own eyes.

At one o'clock in the afternoon, participants in the Side to Istanbul tour will be able to have lunch, and then visit the Hippodrome Square, which is located in the historical part of the city. The area consists of two parts – main and part between the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. Here tourists are invited to look at the Byzantine obelisks and columns. From here it is convenient to transfer to the Blue Mosque. Special ceramics and painting with blue and white paint, unusual patterns – all this, combined with the light falling from more than two hundred and fifty windows, makes the color of the interior inside the mosque really blue.

Further, the excursion from Side to Istanbul continues at the Spice Bazaar (also called the Kapali carsi). Here you can bargain with the locals if you speak Turkish, as well as buy decorations and sweets according to original recipes at a relatively low cost.

You can also touch a piece of history on an excursion to Israel from Side, a country where many religions intersect.

Then tourists will have an exciting boat trip along the Bosphorus, dinner and departure from the airport. Upon arrival in Antalya, a transfer back to the hotel is provided.

Side Istanbul flight

The cost of the Side to Istanbul tour by plane includes: transfer, flight, insurance, services of a licensed local guide, tickets to enter the Hagia Sophia, the hall of the Topkapi Palace.

Additionally paid: tickets to enter the Harem in Dv. Topkapi, drinks.

Side to Istanbul price 2024

  1 Adult 190£
  1 Kids (3-12) 190£
  1 Infants (0-2) Free
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Side to Istanbul program

  • Istanbul from Side start from the transfer of guests from hotels
  • Arrival in Antalya airport and check-in for the flight
  • Landing at the Istanbul airport, meeting with the guide
  • Tour to Sultanahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque)
  • Excursion to Hippodrome Square
  • Acquaintance with the German Fountain on Sultanahmet Square
  • Lunch from national dishes in a city restaurant
  • Sultanahmet Square - free time for walking and sightseeing
  • Tour to Topkapi Palace, information about history of Ottoman Empire and sultans
  • Excursion to the Hagia Sophia in the historical area of Istanbul
  • Free time for shopping at the Egyptian market
  • Boat trip along the waters of Bosphorus
  • Dinner with national dishes in a city restaurant
  • Arrival at Istanbul airport, check-in for the return flight
  • Landing at Antalya airport and return to Side hotels

You need to know

  • Tour days: wednesday, saturday
  • Tour hours: 04:00 - 23:30
  • Includes: transfer, flight tickets, insurance, local guide, dinner, entrance according to the program
  • Excludes: entrance to Harem Topkapi, drinks, lunch, Bosphorus boat trip
  • Recommended: lunch box from the hotel (ordered a day before tour), comfortable clothes and shoes, water

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