CONQUEROR OF ISTANBUL
7 Nights / 8 Days Istanbul Tour Programme:
Day 01 – Arrive IST Airport than Transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 02 – After breakfast, Full Day Ottoman Relics & Byzantium Tour with Lunch. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 03 – After Breakfast, Full Day Bosphorus Cruise & Two Continents Tour with lunch. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 04 – After breakfast, Full Day Sapanca & Masukiye Tour with lunch. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 05 – After Breakfast, Full Day Bursa Cable Car & Uludag Tour with Lunch. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 06 – After breakfast, Full Day Princess Island Tour with lunch. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 07 – Breakfast at Hotel, free Day For Shopping and Leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 08 – After breakfast, transfer to IST Airport for return flight.
Welcome to Istanbul – cradle of the civilizatons! Transfer from airport to the hotel. Get ready for your 8 days Istanbul tour. Overnight in Istanbul.
* Visited Sights: The Old city “Sultanahmet” – Topkapi Palace – Grand Bazaar – Blue Mosque – Hagia Sophia – Hippodrome – Obelisk of Theodosius – German Fountain of Wilhelm II – Serpentine Column
After breakfast enjoy a full-day tour of “Sultan Ahmet Center”, the heart of the “Old City” from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled.Start with a visit to the Hagia Sophia, one of the greatest marvels of architecture. Then continue with the majestic Blue Mosque, famous with it’s blue İznik tiles. See the historical Hippodrome of ancient times, Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome.Proceed with Grand Covered Bazaar, the most attractive shopping center and the biggest “souk” in the world .After tour transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
* Visited Sights: Bosphorus Region – Rumeli Fortress – Spice Bazaar – Dolmabahce Palace – Camlica Hill
After breakfast, enjoy a full-day tour of Bosphorus Cruise on Gurtour Travel’s boat, through the waterway separating the two continents, Europe and Asia. You can also see Rumeli Fortress (from the boat – no interior visit. ) Before the Bosphorus Tour have a visit to famous Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar), mystical smells of different aromas of various spices.After lunch, continue with the splendid Dolmabahçe Palace, recent residence of Ottoman Sultans. Go along with the Bosphorus Bridge, final visit to Çamlıca Hill, famous for it’s widest & best bird’s eye panoramic view of İstanbul. After tour transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
* Visited Sights: Sapanca Lake – Masukiye Village – Ormania (or) Kartepe
After breakfast, enjoy a full-day scenic tour to discover Sapanca Lake & Masukiye Village feel the nature.After our lunch, we will visit Ormania Natural Habitat Park and Zoo (Between March – November). Ormania Zoo is replaced with Kartepe Snow Resort during the winter season (between December – February) to enjoy snow games.Masukiye is well known for its nature and green forests. For guest who wishes to join the activities, optional Zipline and optional ATV Ride are available in Masukiye, ATV Rides are the best way to discover the green nature of Masukiye. Our last visit will be Sapanca Lake and we will spend some time in the coast.Return to Istanbul. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
* Visited Sights: Uludag (Mount Olympos) – Grand Mosque – Green Mosque – Green Mausoleum – Silk Market – Inkaya Tree
Departure by ferryboat via Yalova, enjoying the lovely countryside view. Drive to Bursa, former Ottoman Capital and lunch of famous “Kebap of Alexander The Great“.Climb to Uludağ, the legendary Mount Olympos, by Teleferik (cable car), visit to Ulucami (Grand Mosque), the Green Mosque and the Green Mausoleum, the old Silk Market in the Covered Bazaar.The tour includes a visit to Inkaya tree: a huge plane tree of more than 600 years with an open-air café sheltering in it´s shadow where we can enjoy a traditional Turkish tea in the shade.Late evening return to İstanbul and transfer to hotels. Overnight in Istanbul. After breakfast, you have free day for shopping & exploring the city by yourself. Overnight in Istanbul.
Experience the serenity of the biggest Princes’ Island in Turkey, Büyükada (Big Island).After traversing the Sea of Marmara by boat, arrive on the quaint island Buyukada which is a quiet sea front town and summer holiday escape from the city. Upon arrival to the island, you will see the lavish Ottoman mansions, charming old Ottoman houses and other beautiful Victorian summer villas around the island .Learn the island’s history and enjoy ample time to lounge on its beautiful beaches with enjoying seaside fish and local restaurants.
After breakfast, you have free day for shopping & exploring the city by yourself. Overnight in Istanbul.
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your international departure. End of 8 days Istanbul tour. Hope your trip will be a memorable one!
Important Notes :
|1 person||1.555 Euro person rate / For Single Room|
|2 person||970 Euro per person rate / For 1 Double Room|
|3 person||955 Euro per person rate / For 1 Triple Room|
|4 person||945 Euro per person rate / For 2 Double Rooms|
|5 person||925 Euro per person rate / For 1 Double Room and 1 Triple Room|
|1 person||2.080 Euro person rate / For Single Room|
|2 person||1.175 Euro per person rate / For 1 Double Room|
|3 person||1.160 Euro per person rate / For 1 Triple Room|
|4 person||1.150 Euro per person rate / For 2 Double Rooms|
|5 person||1.135 Euro per person rate / For 1 Double Room and 1 Triple Room|
Guaranteed Departured Seat-In-Coach Tour
*This tour can be operated as private tour on request.