Moscow - Istanbul, 9 days in Russia and Turkey

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Moscow - Istanbul, 9 days in Russia and Turkey

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Destination for this trip:

Istanbul, Turkey; Moscow, Russian Federation

Length of trip:

9 days

Approximate price of this trip per person:

from $ 0 to $ 2000

Best travel dates to go:

August, September


Detailed Description of this trip:

This trip is a chance to experience both urban city sprawl of Moscow, see Kremlin and Red Square and then sail on a private boat on Bosporus, Turkey and visit fish market in the very heart of Istanbul. The two most exotic cities in the world will surely impress you and your family with their unique historical heritage, great shopping and culinary experience.



Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 1 - Moscow

    Arrival in Moscow,
    Private Car Service

    Airport pick up.Transfer to the hotel Cosmos. Free time

  • Day 2 - Moscow

    Kremlin and Red Square sightseeing tour
    Moscow city tour, Kremlin and Kremlin Cathedrals
    Museums

    4 hrs Sightseeing tour round the most beautiful places of Moscow - main streets, squares and spaces of interest: the Tverskaya street the most animated and saucy, the former headquarters of the KGB, the Bolshoy Theatre, Russian White House, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the Red Square, the Cathedral of St. Basil the Blessed and other major city sights
    3 hrs Excursion to the Moscow Kremlin and Kremlin Cathedrals - the historical center of Moscow. The Kremlin has always been perceived as a symbol of power and might of the Russian land. Each era of the Russian history left its architectural mark on the Kremlin. Within the Kremlin walls there are many architectural monuments, churches, cathedrals, museums, etc.

  • Day 3 - Moscow

    Moscow metro tour
    Museums

    Breakfast.
    Metro-tour - history of its foundation and visit to the most gorgeous stations decorated with sculptures, glass, colored marble and bronze chandeliers.
    Walking along Arbat Street - one of the oldest Moscow’s thoroughfares was once the quarter of court artisans, which in the 19th century became the district of the aristocracy, while a century later it became a favorite shopping street.

  • Day 4 - Moscow

    Departure from Moscow to Istanbul,
    Private Car Service

    Transfer to the airport. Flight to Istanbul
    Arrival to Istanbul the next day.

  • Day 5 - Istanbul

    Arrival in Istanbul
    Hotel

    Arrival in Istanbul. Transfer to the hotel.Accommodation in Istanbul hotel. Free time

  • Day 6 - Istanbul

    BYZANTINE & OTTOMAN RELICS
    Museums

    Full Day Tour (lunch included) St. Sophia * Blue Mosque of Sultan Ahmet *
    Hippodrome Serpentine Column * Obelisk of Theodosius * German Fountain Grand Covered Bazaar * Lunch at a typical Turkish Restaurant Topkapı Palace * Süleymaniye

  • Day 7 - Istanbul

    BOSPHORUS ON PRIVATE BOAT
    Small Ship or Yacht Cruise

    Full Day Tour (lunch included)
    Spice (Egyptian) Bazaar * Bosphorus Cruise Rumeli Fortress from the sea (no interior visit) * Lunch at a typical Turkish Restaurant Dolmabahçe Palace * Bosphorus Bridge * Çamlıca Hill
    * Highlights included in : IMPERIAL GARDENS OF ROYAL YILDIZ PALACE * BOSPHORUS BRIDGE ÇIRAĞAN PALACE HOTEL KEMPINSKI * BEYLERBEYİ PALACE from the sea

  • Day 8 - Istanbul

    : PRINCES’ ISLANDS

    Full Day Tour (lunch included)
    Tour of the island by horse-drawn carriages. Lunch at a fish restaurant.
    * Also you will see during the tour: TOPKAPI PALACE * LEANDER’ S TOWER * ÜSKÜDAR from the sea

  • Day 9 - Istanbul

    Departure from Istanbul
    Private Car Service

    Breakfast
    Transfer to Airport.

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