World-famous Istanbul Tulip Festival - 5 Days

During Five Days, grant yourself a one-in-a-million experience and be part of this exciting annual festival in Istanbul.


Ever since 2006, during April, the city government in Istanbul has been planting millions of tulips in Istanbul’s parks, avenues, traffic roundabouts, and just about anywhere with open ground. In 2016, an outstanding amount of 30 million tulips was planted all over Istanbul. This has resulted in a glorious spring flower festival with brilliant splashes of colors everywhere you look. The Istanbul Tulip Festival is not just about tulips; in fact, other flowers—pansies, bluebottles, etc.—are planted in contrast and for variety in shape and color. The displays are breathtaking! Grant yourself a one-in-a-million experience and be part of this exciting annual festival in Istanbul. Not to mention the countless other things that make this city, for us, the most fascinating on earth.

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Every day during the month of April
Departure point: Istanbul
Ending point: Istanbul
Duration: 5 days


  • Please wear comfortable clothes, a hat, sunglasses, and shoes.
  • Take your camera (without professional equipment)

• Clients must be ready at the departure point 15 minutes before the exact pickup time.
• If you cannot find the service you need please contact our dedicated team to advise of your requirements.
• Please take a passport for children if any.


• English

Trip Highlights

  • Tulip Festival


Day 1
Pick-up at the airport of Istanbul

Upon arrival at Istanbul International Airport, you will meet your tour guide and you will be transferred to your hotel. You will have the rest of the day at your leisure. You can explore by yourself the area.

Day 2
Istanbul City Tour

You will have breakfast at your hotel and we will start Istanbul’s full-day Old City tour. The tour will cover Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, the Hippodrome, the Obelisk from Egypt, the Serpentine Column, the Grand Bazaar, where Turkish Handicrafts and local products are demonstrated, and Sultanahmet Square and Gulhane Park, where you’ll get to enjoy Istanbul’s phenomenal Tulips. After the tour ends, you will be transferred back to your hotel, where you will spend your night.

Day 3
Bosphorus Tour

You will have breakfast at your hotel and we will start on a full-day Bosphorus tour. The tour will start with a visit to the Galata Tower, from which you will enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view of Istanbul and its beautiful Tulips in April. After that, you will be transferred to the Spice Bazaar, where your guide will assist you in getting the most out of your shopping experience. From Eminonu, you will catch a ferry along the Bosphorus, which separates the Asian and European continents, for a 90-minute journey experiencing the best sceneries the city has to offer. After the Bosphorus cruise ends, you will be transferred to Ortakoy to enjoy a walk by the Bosphorus, before you proceed to Emirgan Park, one of Istanbul’s best spots during the Tulip Festival. After the tour ends, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Day 4
Istanbul Asian Tour

You will have breakfast at your hotel and we will start on a full day of discovering Asian Istanbul. The tour will start with a visit to Beylerbeyi Palace in Uskudar, after which you will visit Camlica Hill and enjoy the view from one of Istanbul’s highest spots. You will then proceed to Kadikoy, to enjoy an authentic walk in the less visited, artistic streets of Bahariye and Moda. The tour will end with a visit to Goztepe 60. Yil Park, which will be filled with the magical colors of the Tulips spread. After the tour ends you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Day 5
Depart from Istanbul

After breakfast, we will do the check-out and you will get your transfer direction Istanbul Airport.

Included - Excluded Services

Included Services

  • • Admission fees to attractions
  • • All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
  • • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • • Transfer service from Hotels
  • • Transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking vehicle
  • • Accommodation in BB Hotel 3* - 4* rating

Excluded Services

  • • Beverage during the tour
  • • Tips to the guide&driver(optional)
  • • Personal expenses
How can I book this tour?

Please fill out the booking request form. Our team will get back to you within 4 hours. The tour will be confirmed by the Moonstar Tour sales department at the reception of the online booking or online payment. Please provide always all the correct information for easy processing.

What makes us unique?

One thing that sets us apart from other tour operators is that we’ve built our own packages and tours. Many agencies force you to deal with multiple people during the booking and holiday process, which makes it impersonal. Moonstar Tour Team will deal with you from beginning to end.
At Moonstartour, we strive to earn repeat business from you! From our travelers, we love that they recommend us to their friends and family. All referrals are extremely valuable to us and we know that we have to work diligently to deserve them.

Reservations and payments?

For Direct Customers
There are so many adventures waiting for you, by reservation, 30% of the total cost is due once the trip and cost have been approved by both parties. The full amount may also be paid at this time. The remaining balance is due upon arrival/check-in. This applies to any of the seasons and guarantees the trip.

For Travel Agencies
Moonstar Tour requires full payment of the tour at the time of reservation once the trip and cost have been approved by both Moonstar Tour and the Travel Agency. This applies to any of the seasons and guarantees the blocking of the trip.

Cancellation Policy

The deadline for canceling a reservation is as follows:
If payment is made and the customer, due to outside circumstances, cannot make the trip, the reservation can be postponed, without penalty charges, and can be rescheduled at a later date. No changes can be made to the original reservation upon rescheduling.
Deadlines for cancellation with a refund: One (1) week prior to the date of your tour
Last Minute Cancelations
Full payments or deposits will not be reimbursed for last-minute cancellations by either direct customers or travel agencies.
No Show
In the event of a No-Show by either a Direct Customer or Travel Agency, no refund shall be given.
In case of fortuitous events or Acts of God, management will assess the situation and decide upon a course of action. If a reimbursement or discount is agreed upon, the amount will return within the time specified by management. The Direct Customer or Travel Agency is responsible for all/any bank charge that may apply to the transaction.

Methodes of Payment

Reservations will be guaranteed within the down payment for Direct Customers or full payment for Travel Agencies. We accept electronic money transfers, bank deposits, and all major credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Discover, and Diners Club.

Payment can be made by sending a scanned copy or clear photo of the deposit slip to [email protected] / [email protected] or WhatsApp at +905496426422 along with the following information:
Company Name or Individual holder of the reservation
Names of those in party
NIT or identity card
City of issue of the document
Residence address
Telephone number

After verifying the information, our sales staff will book the reservation.
For reservations during High Season, fifteen (15) business days are required to allow for payment processing after the final quote is agreed upon.
For reservations during the Low Season, five (5) business days are required to allow for payment processing after the final quote is agreed upon.
All confirmed reservations with our office, for both Travel Agencies and Direct Customers, will be sent an e-mail containing the trip description, the total cost with the down payment reflected, and a copy of our company policy in regards to cancellation, no show, date changes, etc.


The process for refunding a deposit is as follows:
In the event of a refund, the Direct Customer or Travel Agency is responsible for covering any bank charges. 10% of the total payment will be withheld to cover this cost.
The Customer or Travel Agency must submit a written request for a refund along with the reason(s) for the reservation cancellation. Please specify the account number to which the money shall be refunded and the name under which the reservation was made.
Please allow 5 to 8 business days to process the refund request.
If the cancellation of the reserve corresponds to an event, it will be done according to the specifications and conditions agreed by both parties in the contract.

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World-famous Istanbul Tulip Festival