Turkey / Istanbul
7 Days/6 Nights
Day 1: Ottoman Relics and Byzantium Tour/ 6hrs. (Included)
8:00pm Hagia Sophia Byzantium largest cathedral, converted to mosque 1453 by the Ottoman Empire and today open as a museum to see both religion remains. Blue Mosque This mosque complex, containing Istanbul’s only mosque with six minarets was built by Sedefkar Mehmet Aga for Sultan Ahmed 1st. early 17th century.
Hippodrome Center of sport activities and political events of the Eastern Roman Empire. Grand Bazaar Famous shopping center worldwide. Shopping possibilities for carpet, jewellery, leather etc. Topkapi Palace Built between 1475 and 1478 by Mehmet II, Fatih, the conqueror of Istanbul, served as the residence of the sultan and administrative seat of the Ottoman Empire for 400 years.
Lunch During a Tour (Optional)
05:00pm in a luxurious dinner cruise night out in Istanbul. Enjoy delicious gourmet foods while you dance with the panoramic view of the Bosphorus that separates the two continents Europe and Asia. Enjoy as you cruise The Bosphorus and see historical places like Dolmabahce Palace, Bosphorus Bridge, Ortakoy, Rumeli Forthress, Fatih Bridge, Beylerbeyi Palace Maiden’s Tower and also Istanbuls very famous night clubs as you wine and dine the night away. No other Istanbul experience can match this unique combination of romantic ambiance.
We combine fresh food with unparalleled views of Istanbul and live entertainment to create Istanbul‘s leading Bosphorus Dinner Cruise. After the dinner you can enjoy the entertaining music provided by professional DJ and traditional show programs or simply relax with a drink and enjoy the view. Katibim Show A traditional Turkish melody musical performance. Asuk Masuk Asuk Masuk is an imitation play of dwarfs which belongs to the Taseli district of Silifke and is performed by 2 male dancers. Traditional Mixed Folk Dance Belly Dancer Caucassian Folk Dance Professional DJ Performance
Day 3: Bursa Tour with Cable Car / 10hrs. (Optional)
08:00am Pick up from hotel and continue for the tour.
Departure from Istanbul to the ferry boat at Eskihisar. Enjoying the lovely country and seaside. Drive to Bursa, former Ottoman Capital. The city BURSA is frequently cited as “Green Bursa” in a reference to the beautiful parks and gardens located across its urban tissue, as well as to the vast forests in rich variety that extend in its surrounding region. The city is synonymous with the mountain Uludag which towers behind the city core and which is also a famous ski resort. The mausoleums of early Ottoman sultans are located in Bursa and the numerous edifices built throughout the Ottoman period constitute the city’s main landmarks. The surrounding fertile plain, its thermal baths, several interesting museums, notably a rich museum of archaeology, and a rather orderly urban growth are further principal elements that complete Bursa’s overall picture.
1:30pm Lunch (Included)
Climb to Uludag mountain by Cable Car, fee time for Atv safari or ski motor and skiing (in winter). Lunch in a Tradational Turkish Restaurant, Visit to Ulucami (Grand Mosque), the Green Mosque and the Green Mausoleum, the old Silk Market in the Covered Bazaar. After tour transfer back to hotels.
Princes Island Tour (Optional)
09:00am Pick up from your hotel for full day tour of Princes’ Island. Cruise in the Marmara Sea to Princes’ Island by public ferry. During the summer months the Princes’ Islands are popular destinations for day trips from Istanbul. As there is no traffic on the Islands, the only transport being horse and carriage, they are incredibly peaceful compared with the city of Istanbul. During the Byzantine period, princes and other royalty were exiled.
Day 5: Miniaturk, Pierre Loti & Shopping Tour 5hrs. (Optional)
09:00am Visit Istanbul’s Miniaturk, the largest miniature park in the world. The park contains 105 models converted into a 1:25 scale. 45 of the structures are from Istanbul, 45 from Anatolia, and 15 are from the Ottoman territories that today lie outside of Turkey.
Also featured are historic structures like the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, and the Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus (now Bodrum).
Continue via the Teleferique (Cable Car) to the Pierre Loti Coffee House, located on a hill with beautiful trees. Enjoy the wonderful panorama of the Golden Horn and the bird’s eye view of the Horn from the cable car as you ascend 1,800 feet (550 meters) in less than 2 minutes.
The coffee house takes its name from Pierre Loti, the French author and poet who was extremely fond of İstanbul and wrote as he sat in the coffee house while enjoying the views.
Cevahir Shopping Center
This is a modern shopping and entertainment center located in the Sisli district of Istanbul, Turkey, and is one of the largest shopping centers in Europe. It is also called Sisli Kultur ve Ticaret Merkezi (Sisli Cultural and Trade Center).
Lunch During a Tour (Optional)
Check out and transfer to Airport
- Accommodation in Hotel or Hotel Apartment, Include Daily Breakfast, fees, services charges, taxes.
- Round-trip Airport-Hotel-Airport Transfers with private air-conditioned vehicles
- Istanbul City Tour
- Mineral Water on Arrival
- International & Domestic flight ticket (Can be arranged upon request & availability)
- Airport or any extra fees not mentioned in rate
- No insurance for personal injury or accident for guises, accept bus accident during transportation and tours.
- Tips and gratuities for guide, Driver and services
- Optional tours & Excursions
- Drinks, Meals and personal expenses
- Not include any payments for tour leaders for Hotel or meals.