Enjoy 2 destinations (Turkey & India) and 4 cities (Istanbul, Delhi, Jaipur, & Agra) for the price of one (flights, hotels, transfers, and activities included). Istanbul is the world's most gorgeous and mysterious city, the coolest European city, the biggest Turkish city. Istanbul has an eternal charm that owes much to its rich history. It has an ancient and diverse history as a meeting point between East and West, Asia and Europe. It integrates it’s past and present to create a unique mix of architecture; a glass skyscraper next to a Byzantine church or a colorful bazaar in the shadow of a shopping mall.
Move to your next destination-India, ancient land of history, culture, cuisine, religion, languages, customs, architecture. The journey covers the three most popular tourist destinations of India- Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. Experience Taj Mahal, one of the Wonders of the World.
This is our suggested independent itinerary that we can customize for you based on your request.
Tour highlights includes -
Welcome to Istanbul. Transfer from Istanbul Airport to hotel in European Side.
Departure by ferryboat via Yalova, enjoying the lovely countryside view. Drive to Bursa, former Ottoman Capital and lunch of famous “Kebap of Alexander The Great“.
Climb to Uludag, the legendary Mount Olympos, by Teleferik (cable car), Visit to Ulucami (Grand Mosque), the Green Mosque and the Green Mausoleum, the old Silk Market
in the Covered Bazaar.
The tour starts with pick up around 08:00 and will end around 23:30
Drive to the 600 years survivor Inkaya Plane Tree and coffee break on the way to Uludag if teleferik does not operate due to inconvenient weather conditions or if there are long queues.
Enjoy your day at leisure.
Tour of "Sultan Ahmet Center", the heart of the "Old City" from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled.
Hagia Sophia, the Church of Divine Wisdom, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian.
Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets,
built in the name of Sultan Ahmet.
Hippodrome, center of sportive events (chariot races, athletics) and political activities of the old city. Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome.
Grand Covered Bazaar, most attractive shopping center and the biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenir. (Art demonstration of handmade Turkish carpets upon request)
Lunch at a Turkish Restaurant.
Topkapi Palace, the residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting imperial treasury, sacred Islamic relics of Prophet Mohammed, kitchen, Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc. Live guide commentary is not allowed in special sections. (Harem is not included in the program)
Sultan Tombs, there are five tombs of Ottoman Sultans within the graveyard at Hagia Sophia.
The ceramic panels are the most beautiful examples of the 16th century with purple, red, green and blue flower motives. Prince robes and a small piece from the Kaaba covers are displayed
on the sarcophaguses.
also visioned during the tour
GALATA BRIDGE • GOLDEN HORN • LEANDER’S TOWER
The tour starts with pick up around 08:00 and will end around 17:00
Hagia Sophia on Monday replaced with Underground (Basilica) Cistern
Blue Mosque visited from outside on Friday mornings because of noon prayer
Grand Covered Bazaar on Sunday replaced with authentic shops
Topkapi Palace on Tuesday replaced with Tour to Byzantium
Sultan Tombs on Monday replaced with Little Hagia Sophia (St. Sergius & Bacchus)
Dolmabahçe Palace on Monday & Thursday replaced with Eyüp + Pierre Loti Coffee House + Miniatürk,
St. Savior in Chora (Kariye Museum) on Wednesday
Transfer from hotel in European side to Istanbul Airport for your flight to India.
On arrival on at Delhi airport you will be met by our representative and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free. Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at Hotel, proceed for visit of Old and New Delhi: Old Delhi: An ancient walled city. Here you will drive past Red Fort (photo - stop), the most opulent Fort and Palace of the Mughal Empire after “Cycle rickshaw ride in the narrow by lanes of Old Delhi visiting Chawri Bazar & Dariba Kalan (silver market)- is incomplete without seeing the actual life of the people to meet their daily expenses. Jama Masjid - is the largest mosque in India and stands across the road from the Red Fort, built in 1656 by Shahjahan. Raj Ghat, is the cremation ground of great father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is one of the most revered places of worship in Delhi. Qutab Minar 72 meters high and one of the most perfect towers in the Persian world. The Iron Pillar which has survived the vagaries of weather for over 1500 years. Lotus Temple - known as 'Bahai House of Worship' (Monday Closed), this 20th century wonder made of marble in the form of a white half-opened lotus flower. Drive around President House, Parliament and India Gate.
After breakfast, check-out and drive to Jaipur Hotel. Jaipur is the capital of India’s Rajasthan state; It evokes the royal family that once ruled the region and that, in 1727, now called the Old City or “Pink City” for its trademark building colour. Late afternoon arrive Jaipur, check-in at hotel. Rest of day vehicle at disposal for local visit includes markets.
Evening Optional visit for Elephant Safari with Dinner. Overnight stay
Breakfast at Hotel, Morning Excursion to Amer Fort with Elephant Safari (climb up the fort on Elephant's back like the Maharajas, Jagmandir or the hall of victory,Jaimahal amidst the center of the lake is adorned with the exquisite mirror work and abstract inlay design. Hawa Mahal or the Palace of winds through the rose - pink structures, the official building, Afternoon visit Maharaja's City Palace Museums, which contains the original collection of the Maharajas of Jaipur housing paintings, royal dresses and typical Rajasthan handicraft, Jantar Mantar: the observatory on stone built in 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, overnight stay.
Breakfast at Hotel, Drive to Agra enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri - the abandoned, Red Sandstone City built in the 16th century by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. The architecture of Fatehpur Sikri is a combination of Hindu and Muslim styles. Continue your journey to Agra. Once you arrive Agra check-in at the hotel, later proceed for Sightseeing of Agra Fort Built between 1565 and 1571 AD. Inside Fort you visit The Jahangir Mahal, Khass Mahal, The Sheesh Mahal, The Musamman Burj, Diwan-i- Khaas and Diwan-i-Am. Visit Taj Mahal which is considered one of the most romantic monuments in the world was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan after the death of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, this white marble mausoleum is considered a monument to eternal love. [Note: Taj Mahal is closed on Fridays for general viewing and is opened on Friday afternoon only for those who have to attend prayers at the Taj Mosque and there is no limit to how long tourists may stay inside the monument complex within the normal operating hours].Optional & Direct Payment basis for Tour of Mohabbat the Taj Show.
Overnight stay in Agra.
After breakfast check-out and get transferred to Delhi Airport to board your return flight.
Minimum 2 pax is required to avail the package
Prices are dynamic and subject to change unless the booking is put on hold-On time limit basis or vouchered
Suggested prices are for low season and contain the lowest classes of service. In addition, the origin city is for New York.
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