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2 Day Istanbul Stopover Tour with Overnight Stay

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2 Day Stopover Tour with Overnight Stay in Istanbul

Istanbul’s Experience Split into 2 Day Stopover Tour Over a +20 Hour Layover Span with Overnight Stay including Private Airport Transfers.

We understand that layovers can occur at unconventional times, and our tour is designed to accommodate your schedule. Whether you land in the late afternoon, evening and departing following day, we have tailored the itinerary to suit your arrival time and departure times. Our goal is to provide you with a memorable and seamless experience, no matter when you arrive in Istanbul.Whether you arrive in the evening or the early afternoon, our tour is designed to maximize your limited time.

Discover the enchanting city of Istanbul during two full or half day with our unique itinerary. Istanbul is a treasure trove of history, culture, and breathtaking architecture, and we’ve crafted the perfect solution for your extended layover, spanning from late afternoon into the night and continuing through the early morning with Overnight Stay in a Hotel.

Enjoy a comfortable night’s rest in a centrally located hotel in the heart of Istanbul, allowing you to recharge and experience the city’s morning charm fully. Rest assured, your departure airport transfer is all set, and we’ll gather your belongings from the reception before making our way back to the airport for your next flight.

Explore Istanbul’s iconic landmarks, indulge in delicious Turkish cuisine, and immerse yourself in the city’s rich history and vibrant culture just in two days.


  • Flexible Layover Tour: Designed for late afternoon or evening arrivals with departures scheduled for the early afternoon the following day..
  • Overnight Stay in a Centrally Located Hotel: Enjoy a comfortable night's rest in the heart of Istanbul (accommodation cost additional).
  • Private Airport Transfers: Seamless pickup upon arrival and drop-off the next day.
  • Explore Iconic Landmarks: Visit famous sites such as the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and Topkapi Palace.
  • Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the rich history and vibrant culture of Istanbul.
  • Delicious Turkish Cuisine: Savor authentic Turkish dishes at local restaurants (meals not included in the tour price).
  • Excludes Museum Fees: Please note that admission fees to museums and historical sites are not included in the tour price.


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Airport Pick-up & Transfer to City Center and Hotel Check-in
Airport Pick-up & Transfer to City Center and Hotel Check-in

After clearing passport control and customs, our Meet & Greet partner, SBL, will be ready to meet you at exit gate No. 14, International arrival terminal. Once you have spotted the sign of SBL and shared your booking information, you will be accompanied to your driver and a private vehicle. Following the meeting with your driver and boarding the private vehicle, you will be transferred to a hotel in the Blue Mosque area to drop off your bags and meet your guide in the lobby. Duration: 45-60 minutes, depending on city traffic and whether it is a working day or not.

Day 1: Arrival and Evening Delights
Day 1: Arrival and Evening Delights

Upon arrival in the vibrant city of Istanbul, your evening kicks off with an exploration of its lively markets or streets, where you'll immerse yourself in the diverse and delectable local cuisine. Following this, unwind and soak in the city's charm on a scenic Bosphorus Ferry Ride, offering breathtaking views of Istanbul's illuminated skyline.

Day 2: Cultural Immersion and Historical Wonders
Day 2: Cultural Immersion and Historical Wonders

The second day begins with visits to the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia, iconic landmarks representing Istanbul's rich history and architectural grandeur. You'll delve into the ancient Basilica Cistern, an underground marvel, before discovering the opulence of the Topkapı Palace, once the home of Ottoman sultans. The day concludes with a sensory adventure at the Grand Bazaar & Spice Market, where vibrant colors and tantalizing scents captivate your senses.

Return Private Transfer and Drop Off at Istanbul Airport
Return Private Transfer and Drop Off at Istanbul Airport

You will be transferred back to the airport at least 2 hours prior to the departure flight. Please note that travelers can use the departure transfer at any set time, as the tour already includes 2-way airport/hotel transfer regardless of when it's needed. Feel free to ask the tour operator to adjust the requested departure transfer in the itinerary.


  • Airport Pick-up and Transfer to Central City Hotel.
  • Departure Airport Transfer
  • 2 Half Day Private Tour
  • Private English-speaking licensed guide
  • Visits to top attractions: Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar
  • Dinner on Arrival Day (cost not included)
  • Lunch on Departure Day (cost not included)
  • Additional Services
  • Food & Beverage
  • Hotel Accommodation is Optional and Extra
  • Visa Requirements
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    2 Tours in 1 Booking with Optional Hotel Accommodation

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