FROM CHAOS TO SERENITY
10 Nights / 11 Days Istanbul & Trabzon program:
Day 01 – Arrive IST Airport than Transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 02 – After Breakfast, Half Day Ottoman Relics Tour. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 03 – After Breakfast, Half Day Bosphorus Cruise Tour. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 04 – After breakfast, transfer to IST Airport for flight to Trabzon. Transfer to hotel. Overnight in Trabzon.
Day 05 – After breakfast, Full Day Trabzon Tour. Overnight in Trabzon.
Day 06 – After breakfast, Full Day Ayder Tour. Overnight in Trabzon.
Day 07 – After breakfast, Full Day Uzungol Tour. Overnight in Trabzon.
Day 08 – After breakfast, transfer to Trabzon Airport for flight to Istanbul. Transfer to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 09 – After breakfast, Full Day Princess Island Tour with lunch. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 10 – After Breakfast, Free Day for Shopping & Leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 11 – After breakfast, transfer to IST Airport for return flight
Welcome to Istanbul – cradle of the civilizatons! Transfer from airport to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
* Visited Sights: The Old city “Sultanahmet” – 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.nProceed 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
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 tour transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel to Istanbul Airport for your Trabzon flight. After flight, transfer from Trabzon airport to your city center hotel Overnight in Trabzon.
* Visited Sights: Ortahisar Neighbourhood – Historical Kanuni House – Ataturk Mansion – Ayasofya Mansion – Akçaabat Village – Sera Lake – Boztepe Park & Hill
After breakfast, we will start the tour by visiting the Ortahisar neighborhood and the Kanuni House, where the best sultans of the Ottoman Empire have been raised. Then we visit Atatürk Köşkü (Ataturk Mansion) which is located among the pine trees. After completing our visit, we continue our tour with the Ayasofya Museum, one of the World’s leading monuments in terms of art and architecture. You will find peace and quiet in the nature with the magnificent greenery of the Black Sea, located in the town of Akçaabat in Trabzon. We will then move towards the Sera Lake and take a break there. After visiting the Boztepe which is located right on the city and where you can see all the beauties of Trabzon from a single point of view, we end our tour.
* Visited Sights: Rize Fabric Shop – Ayder Plateau – Ayder Rafting School – Ottoman Stone Bridge – Fırtına Stream
Breakfast at the hotel. On the way we visit Rize fabric weaving artisanship which introduces Lazie Culture. We arrive to Firtina Stream following tea gardens along Blacksea Coast. After that we will continue our way to Ayder and our next stop will be Rafting School. We will explore unique waterfalls which are at the summit of Ayder highland. Then our visitors will have their free time for lunch and discover Ayder highland. At the end of the day, will return from the same point to Trabzon. We will also have a break near the Old Ottoman Stone Bridge and on the Fırtına Stream during the way to Trabzon. We return to the hotel. Overnight in Trabzon.
* Visited Sights: Historic Sürmene Knife Shop – Blacksea Tea Factory – Uzungol region – Uzungol Lake
After breakfast, first stop will be famous Sürmene Knife Shop which is located in Sürmene. Then we will visit Tea Factory which is on our way. We listen the adventure of tea collected from tea gardens and coming to our tables from the masters. After visit we will go on our journey and reach to Uzungol region and photograph the natural beauties. Then we will have free time for lunch and sightseeing in our premises right next to the lake. After free time, we go back to Trabzon. We take a break on the Wooden Tiled Bridge then wewill move to Trabzon. We return to the hotel. Overnight in Trabzon.
After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel to Trabzon Airport for your Istanbul flight. After flight, transfer from Istanbul airport to your city center hotel 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 tour back to mainland and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
After breakfast, free day to go for shopping & explore the city by yourself. Overnight in Istanbul.
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your international departure. Hope your trip will be a memorable one!
Important Notes :
|1 person||2.220 Euro person rate / For Single Room|
|2 person||1.350 Euro per person rate / For 1 Double Room|
|3 person||1.305 Euro per person rate / For 1 Triple Room|
|4 person||1.295 Euro per person rate / For 2 Double Rooms|
|5 person||1.270 Euro per person rate / For 1 Double Room and 1 Triple Room|
|1 person||2.975 Euro person rate / For Single Room|
|2 person||1.715 Euro per person rate / For 1 Double Room|
|3 person||1.675 Euro per person rate / For 1 Triple Room|
|4 person||1.650 Euro per person rate / For 2 Double Rooms|
|5 person||1.625 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.