Istanbul, on the Bosphorus where Europe meets Asia, is an intense, almost overwhelming experience. The skyline is spectacular; vivid colours and smells, and unfamiliar sounds assail you at every turn.
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The Blue Mosque and Aghia Sophia – and the Topkapi palace – are staggering in their size and opulence. Lose yourself in the markets and bazaars. The hotels are of the highest quality and the Kirker Guide Notes will lead you to some very special restaurants.


  • Return flights

  • Return private car transfers - client testimonials

  • Accommodation including breakfast

  • Kirker's Guide Notes to restaurants, museums and sightseeing - client testimonials

  • The services of the Kirker Concierge to book expert local guides or a table for dinner - client testimonials


By Air

Flights to Istanbul

Flight Time

  • Heathrow: British Airways, Turkish Airlines
  • 4 hrs 10 mins
    • Birmingham, Edinburgh, Dublin, Gatwick, Manchester: Turkish Airlines
  • 3 hrs 50 mins - 4 hrs 35 mins
    • Luton: Easyjet (to Sabiha Gokcen airport – 40 miles from Istanbul)
  • 3 hrs 55 mins
    • Stansted: Pegasus (to Sabiha Gokcen)
  • 3 hrs 50 mins
  • Call an expert on 020 7593 1899

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