October in Istanbul

LocationIstanbul, Turkey
Duration4 Days
Price starting from470€

October in Istanbul

Discover the magic of Istanbul through a four-day journey that takes you through the rich history, fascinating culture and colorful streets of this magical city. Experience the fusion of past and present as you explore iconic landmarks such as Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace, follow guides through the narrow streets and enjoy an authentic taste of Istanbul. With optional excursions that take you to ancient mosques, viewpoints with beautiful panoramic views and colorful markets, every day is an opportunity for a new discovery. The affordable package includes comfortable accommodation, airfare and professional guides, making your trip an unforgettable blend of culture, adventure and exploration.

    Looking forward to:

  • Exploring the rich history and culture of Istanbul through visits to iconic landmarks like Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, and Topkapi Palace.
  • Strolling through narrow streets and market districts to feel the spirit of the city and its local pulse.
  • Enjoying panoramic views from observation points on the Asian side of Istanbul, as well as from the Bosphorus Bridge.
  • Opting for optional tours that lead you to hidden gems of the city, such as Suleymaniye Mosque and the Maiden's Tower.
  • Sampling traditional flavors and beverages, like "boza," and exploring local culinary delights.
  • Having free time for shopping and exploring the Grand Bazaar and the Egyptian Spice Bazaar.
  • Getting acquainted with the Ecumenical Patriarchate and touring churches and mosques that exude spiritual significance.
  • Riding trams and cable cars as part of the local transportation, adding a touch of adventure to your experience.
  • Connecting with diverse cultures and fellow group members during this unforgettable journey.
  • Creating precious memories as you explore one of the most exciting cities in the world with a professional guide and comfortable accommodation.

    Price includes:

  • Air ticket on the route Tivat-Istanbul-Tivat with airport taxes included
  • 1 piece of hand luggage up to 8 kg
  • 1 piece of checked luggage up to 23 kg
  • Transfer airport-hotel-airport
  • 3 nights with breakfast in double rooms in a 4 ⭐ hotel in Istanbul
  • Istanbul walking tour
  • Tours according to the program and organizational costs
  • Services of a local tourist guide and expert group companion

    Price doesn't include:

  • Optional excursions
  • Individual passenger expenses
  • International travel insurance (not mandatory but recommended) - issued at the agency.
  • General remarks

    The organizer of the trip is Pellegrino TA, license number 373.

    This program is subject to Pellegrino TA's General Travel Conditions. Please read the General Travel Conditions carefully.

    The reservation is valid only if a payment of 50% of the total amount of the arrangement has been made. The minimum for the implementation of the program is 10 registered passengers.

    In case of a smaller number of registered agencies, the agency reserves the right to change the price with the consent of the registered passengers.

    The signatory of the travel contract or the representatives of the group of travelers are obliged to familiarize all travelers with the contracted travel program, terms of payment, insurance and the general terms and conditions of travel of the organizer (Pellegrino TA)

    Travelers who do not have a passport of the Republic of Montenegro are obliged to familiarize themselves with the visa regime of the country they are traveling to and to obtain a travel visa themselves.

    Single rooms are available on request.

    The arrangement is not recommended for younger children.

    Optional excursions are not a mandatory part of the program and depend on free dates in localities, the number of registered passengers and other circumstances.

    The traveler is obliged to respect the hourly rate determined by the agency representative on the trip, otherwise the agency representative has the right to exclude the traveler from the trip.

    The agency determines the place of departure, the place for a break and the length of it; by paying for the arrangement, the traveler accepts all of the above, without the right to complain or complain.

    Smoking and the consumption of intoxicants are strictly prohibited in the means of transport. A passenger who disturbs other passengers with his inappropriate behavior or interferes with the driver, guide/companion in the business will be immediately excluded from the trip and all responsibility will be transferred to him without the right to appeal and refund.

    Bring the necessary documentation - passport

    Check the exact time and place of departure 3 days before the trip.

    The agency reserves the right to cancel the arrangement no later than 7 days before the trip.

  • Day 1


    Gathering of the group at Tivat airport 2 hours before the flight.

    Departure for Istanbul at 8:00 am.

    Landing in Istanbul at 10:50 am.

    After landing and luggage collection, transfer from the airport to the hotel.

    After accommodation in the hotel and a short rest, an Istanbul walking tour and getting to know the city accompanied by a local guide is planned. We visit Taksim, which is located in the Beyoğlu part of the city and is considered a modern part of Istanbul, the Galata Tower, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

    Then we descend over the Galata bridge to the part of the town of Eminonu. We climb up to Sultanahmet Square where the Hagia Sophia is located.

    After visiting Hagia Sophia, we take a rest/coffee break. After a break, we visit the Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace, the former residence of the Ottoman sultans, and the Hippodrome of Constantine.

    Return (by tram) to the hotel.


  • 2
    Day 2


    The breakfast.

    After breakfast, free time for individual activities or an optional Byzantine tour.

    Details of the Byzantine tour: We start the tour with a visit to the Sulejmania Mosque, which contains the tomb of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and Sultana Hurrem.

    A walk to the Pantokrator during which we can see the Roman aqueduct. We visit Pantokrator, a former Christian basilica that was converted into a mosque, where, according to tradition, St. Stefan Dečanski regained his sight.

    After that, we take a break at the Boza Cafeteria from 1876, where you have the opportunity to try boza, a traditional millet drink. Next, we visit Naftalin alley, where numerous series and movies were filmed.

    We also visit Fener, the headquarters of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the church of St. Đorđe - Cathedral, from where we take the tram to the Ejupa district.

    Then the cable car takes us to the lookout from which there is a panoramic view of Istanbul and the Golden Horn. The viewpoint was named after the French poet Pierre Loti who liked to spend time at this viewpoint. At the end of the tour, we visit the grave of Mehmet Paša Sokolović.

    Return to the hotel. Free time or an optional trip to the Bosform cruise and Turkish Evening.

    Overnight stay.


  • 3
    Day 3


    The breakfast.

    After breakfast, free time for individual activities or an optional Asian tour

    Details of the Asian tour: We start the trip by crossing the Bosphorus Bridge. We visit the Viewpoint - Dzamildza Hill, which is also the highest hill in Istanbul.

    We take a photo break in front of the Maiden's Tower, which is located on a small island in the Bosphorus Strait.

    Continuation of the tour of the Asian side, all the way to the Sultan Mehmet Bridge, where a lunch break is planned with a view of the Rumeli Fortress.

    After lunch, return to the hotel.

    Free time or going to the Kapali bazaar and the Egyptian bazaar (in agreement with the group).

    Overnight stay.


  • Day 4


    The breakfast.

    After breakfast check out from the hotel.

    Free time until departure to the airport.

    Departure from the hotel to the airport at 12:00.

    Flight Istanbul-Tivat at 15:40. Landing in Tivat at 15:30 local time.

    End of program.

  • Payment information

    Price of the arrangement: €470

    Method of payment: 50% upon registration, the rest of the amount no later than October 4, 2023.