SABEEL TRAVEL ISTANBUL – BURSA – SOGUT – TOUR
Istanbul is the only city in the world located on two continents. It occupies a very important place in the overall
world history. Suffice it to say that it was the capital of three great empires: Byzantium, the Roman Empire and
the Ottoman Empire. Rarely has a city in the world changed its name so many times. Moreover, he probably
never had only one name that the whole world respected. So it is today. Although the official name of the city
is Istanbul, in many languages
the city is still officially called differently (Constantinople, Constantinople, Bolis, Kushta). It is difficult to list Istanbul’s sights without making a mistake. That is why this is a city that attracts you to return to it again and again and to make each visit unique and different from the previous one.
Bursa was the first major and second overall capital of the Ottoman State
between 1335 and 1363 and more recent nickname is Yeşil Bursa
(“Green Bursa”) in reference to the parks and gardens located across its urban
fabric, as well as to the vast and richly varied forests of the surrounding region
Söğüt was a Seljuk Turkish tribe in western Anatolian that later gave birth to the Ottoman Empire. Söğüt is notable as the founding location and first
capital of the Ottoman Empire from 1299 to 1335.
18.08.2021 Day 1: Arrive in Istanbul Airport, will be transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is yours free to explore. Overnight in Istanbul.
19.08.2021 Day 2 Historical Istanbul Culture and City Tour
After breakfast departure from the hotel and visit to the Sultanahmet
Blue Mosque across the Hagia Sophia was built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, with magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles.
Moving on to the Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. ancient Basilica Hagia Sophia, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, which is one of the architectural marvels all of times.
Topkapi Palace is the great palace of the Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of cyrstal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the Sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed (saw).
After break, moving on to the GrandBazaar. In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more then 4,000 shops each having its own area: the goldsmiths’ street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as hand painted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes. After the tour, transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
20.08.2021 DAY 3, Istanbul Sahabes and Islamıc Tour – Bursa City Tour
After early breakfast departure from the hotel and visit to the grand mosque which was built in the city , Eyup Sultan Mosque (1458). And then we visit the tombs of the Sahabes which are very famous in Turkey representing the first generation of Muslims, who have come as far as Istanbul and spreaded the city. Ka’b Bin Malik is one of the 29 sahabes buried there. The small Sahabe Cemetery just outside Egrikapi Gate may seem like a standard Muslim cemetery.
Then we visit The Suleymaniye Mosque for Jummah Salah which was built by
the most famous architect Sinan in the 16th century. The masterpiece
has a great significance with its historical and cultural context. Then we go to Bursa by ferryboat cruising through Marmara Sea and viewing the scenery and feeding sea gulls and arrive in Bursa. After arrival we visit the Green Mosque and Green Tomb and The Grand Mosque which is one of the most attractive masterpieces of the Ottoman architecture in the transition period.
The mosque with an interior fountain and a beautiful wooden pulpit is considered a classic. It is also worth visiting the famous Silk Bazaar. Overnight in Bursa.
21.08.2021 DAY 4, Bursa –Inegol – Sogut City Tour
After an early breakfast depart from the hotel. Our first visit is to
Turgut Alp Grave at Inegol who was close warrior alp of Ertugral Gazi.
Then Visit Rustem Pasa Mosque, Also will Visit Shaykh Edebali Tomb, Orhangazi Mosque, Clock Tower, Ottoman Coat of Arms Monument.
Then we proceed to Sogut which was first Ottomon Capital. Then visit to Ertugrul Gazi tomb and his Masjid. The palces to be seen are Sogut
Hukumet Square, Celebi Mehmet Han mosque , Karakecili Park, Hamidiye Mosque, Kaymakam (Governorship ) , and, at the end of our tour visit to Turkish Victory Historical Monument. Then we go back to our hotel, Overnight in Bursa.
22.08.2021 DAY 5, Bursa City Tour – Uludağ Mountain
After Breakfast depart from the hotel and visit Cumalikızık village Houses that stand out with their wooden, mudbrick and stone features are very special original village with their colourful walls, After visit Mount Olympus or Uludağas we name it in Turkish. We will take the cable car to reach the summit of the mountain. After then back to hotel and free time.
For guests who want to join the tour for extra fee (OPTİONAL)
we go to a farm for horse riding and Archery activities. Horseback riding starts with the training of teachers, first time horseback riding and previous experience are done in groups of 5 – 6 people under the control of teachers in separate groups. Archery shooting is risky and dangerous. It is done with the education and control of teachers. Subject to availbilty will be joined by cast member from Ertugral Series, Overnight stay in Bursa
23.08.2021 DAY 6, İstanbul City Tour
After breakfast we will go back to İstanbul by ferry and first visit to
Camlica Grand Mosque
where we will be enjoying the panoramic view of the city. We’re sure that watching the city will be a memorable experience. .
After that, it is planned to go to Miniaturk Park, where there are models of all important historical buildings in
the whole of turkey.
Then we go back to our hotel,Overnight stay in İstanbul.
24.08.2021 Day 7 Istanbul Bosporus Tour – Spice Bazaar
After breakfast departure from the hotel and
transfer to the Boat area for Bosporus tour. We enjoy to amazing experience with cruise tour in The Bosporus, Golden Horn (the most beautiful part of Istanbul) , Galata Bridge and Galata Tower, Then we go down to Spice Bazaar where you can shop for spices, Turkish coffee and delight. Free time until the night. Then we go back to our hotel . Overnight in Istanbul.
25.08.2021 Day 8, Istanbul – Departure
After breakfast meeting with the guide at the scheduled time and transfer to the airport.
TOUR INCLUDING IN PRICE OF £795
* Direct Flights from London Heathrow BA.
* 7 nights 4* Hotel accommodation.
* 7 breakfasts in hotel
* Professional English-speaking tour guide.
* Transportation in fully air-conditioned, non-smoking luxury buses.
* Museum Entrance Fees included.
* Infants under 2 ( Only Airfare).
* Children under 11 £100 Discount
* Travel insurance
* Horse Riding
*PCR TEST IF REQUIRED