Live and breathe all aspects of vibrant Istanbul as you soak up its sights, sounds and aromas on this comprehensive tour of its many highlights. Split between Europe and Asia, this sprawling metropolis is a true melting pot of cultures and is home to over 14 million people. Bisected by the mighty Bosphorus and full of history and intrigue at every turn, Istanbul is an unforgettable spectacle to behold.First stop is the famous Spice Bazaar. With a strong Egyptian influence, exotic aromas of fruits, flowers and, of course, a multitude of spices fill the air and flood the senses. Boat Cruise leisurely down the Bosphorus past the marble palaces and ancient wooden villas, which date back to the Ottoman Empire. Lunch at Traditional Turkish restaurant Dolmabahce Palace, home to the sultans of the powerful Ottoman Empire and featuring an incredible 4.5 ton chandelier. Çamlica Hill for an awe-inspiring panoramic view over the city and the Bosphorus.