With the viewpoint to let international travelers enjoy sightseeing of the major landmarks of Istanbul, Turkish Airlines is introducing its layover service ‘touristanbul’ free of cost. This newly launched service can be availed by the international tourists traveling via Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport.
As per the declaration, the carrier has stated that travelers who have a stopover with six to 24 hours in Istanbul can opt the facility of city sightseeing for free.
Passengers who opt the touristanbul are facilitated with manifold services including free transportation in order to view the city’s major attractions as well as an opportunity to taste the sumptuous Turkish cuisines. The airlines stated, ‘With this layover service, tourists would now be able to explore the cultural and historic amalgamation of the land that’s truly a blessing in disguise to make Istanbul a city full of astonishing charms.’
The fascinating tours usually depart on a daily basis from the Istanbul Ataturk Airport’s hotel desk. The timings comprise: from 8.30 am to 11 am, from 9 am to 3 pm, from 9 am to 6 pm, from 12 pm to 6 pm and from 4 pm to 9 pm. By taking up the touristanbul trip, passengers would be able to discover the significant attractions of Istanbul namely the Grand Bazaar, Sultan Ahmet Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Dolmabahce Palace, the Galata Tower and Agia Sophia.
Presently, the carrier is flying to 302 cities in 121 countries worldwide.