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Itinerary
  • Day 1 - Saturday, Depart US

    Depart for Istanbul, on Turkish Airlines. Enjoy superior in flight service with free personal entertainment, meals, and beverages.


    Meals: Onboard

    Day 2 - Sunday, Arrive in Istanbul

    Upon arrival later afternoon in Istanbul, you will be met by a Troy Tours representative transferred to Deluxe Doubletree Old Town Istanbul. En route to your hotel, drive by the periphery of the world’s most impressive city walls constructed between 413 and 447 by Theodosius II . Remainder of the day is at your leisure


    Meals: Dinner is your own.

    Day 3 - Monday, Istanbul

    After breakfast, you will meet your guide at 9:30AM in the hotel lobby to begin your city tour of exotic city of Istanbul. You will tour the Blue Mosque, famous for its blue Iznik tiles. Next is the Topkapi Palace the seat of the Ottoman Empire for over 400 years. Explore the breathtaking grounds, domes, porticos, terraces and great halls of the palace, marveling at its exhibits of costumes, china, jewels and manuscripts. Your final stop is exotic Grand Bazaar with its 4000 shops.


    Meals: Breakfast at the hotel. Lunch and Dinner is your own.

    Day 4 - Tuesday, Istanbul

    Full day at your leisure in Istanbul to explore on your own.


    Meals: Breakfast at the hotel. Lunch and Dinner is your own

    Day 5 - Wednesday, Istanbul to Jerusalem

    After breakfast, transfer to airport for a short flight to Tel Aviv, Israel. Upon arrival you will be transferred to Dan Hotel in Jerusalem. Remainder of the day is at your leisure


    Meals: Breakfast at the hotel. Lunch and Dinner is your own.

    Day 6 - Thursday, Jerusalem

    After breakfast, your tour begins with a drive of Olives for a panoramic view of the city and views on the Bethlehem area. Enjoy a panoramic overview from the Mount of Olives, overlooking Jerusalem’s Old and New City as well as the Temple Mount Esplanade. Travel along the Kidron Valley to view the Garden of Gethsemane and the walls of the city and, then via the Armenian Quarter, enter The Western (Wailing) Wall before seeing the local Bazaar, the Christian Quarter, the Stations of the Cross (Via Dolorosa) and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the site of the crucifixion. Walk along the 1,700 year old Byzantine main street, the Cardo and the renovated Jewish Quarter. You will also visit Bethlehem, meaning City of Bread as a result of the wheat crop that grew in the region and birthplace of King David. According to Christian tradition, Jesus was born there. We will drive to Bethlehem via Nativity Circle, visit the Manger Square, where Jesus was placed after his birth. Return to your hotel.


    Meals: Breakfast at the hotel. Lunch and Dinner is your own.

    Day 7 - Friday, Jerusalem

    Full day at your leisure in Jerusalem to explore on your own.


    Meals: Breakfast at the hotel. Lunch and Dinner is your own

    Day 8 - Saturday, Return home via Istanbul

    Your tour ends. Early morning transfer to Tel Aviv airport for your journey home.


    Meals: Breakfast





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