April 11 Day 1:
Istanbul – Arrival Day
Firstly Meet at the airport Transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul. There are two airports in Istanbul. Secondly, New Istanbul Airport this airport is 49 km away from the city center and Sabiha Gokcen airport is 55 km away from the city center. Most important Transfer from new airport to your hotel is included, so if you arrive at Sabiha Gokcen airport please contact us for transfer rates. Overnight in Istanbul.
April 12 Day 2:
Istanbul Culture and City Tour.
After breakfast departure from the hotel. Visit the 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 the time. Most important Topkapi Palace is the great palace of the Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, 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. Sultan Ahmet Blue Mosque across the Hagia Sophia was built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, with the 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. After lunch break moving on to the Grand Bazaar. There are, however, the labyrinth of streets and passages are more than 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.
April 13 Day 3:
Istanbul – Bursa:
After breakfast departure from Istanbul hotel at 08:00 to Bursa, Cross to Bosphorus bridge from Europa to Asia Continent. Visit first capital of Ottoman Empire Bursa, Visit Ulu Mosque, Green Mosque & Tomb, Koza Han Silk Bazaar. We take Lunch in a local Restaurant . Overnight stay in Bursa.
April 14 Day 4: Bursa.
Following a nice breakfast at the hotel, we Visit Cumalikizik Village, Visit Osmangazi Tomb the founder of Ottomon Empire & Ottoman Coat of Arms Monument, After Lunch Visit Uludag Mountain with Cable Car for Free Time ($15 per person). Overnight in Bursa.
April 15 Day 5:BURSA (SOGUT) FULL DAY CITY TOUR ,ISTANBUL
Breakfast will be served at Hotel,Visit Turgut Alp Grave at Inegol who was companion of Ertugral Gazi & Osman Gazi. Visit Rustem Pasa Mosque, Hagios Georgios Church,Traditional Government House, Stop for Lunch at Restaurant, After We Visit Shaykh Edebali Tomb, Orhangazi Mosque & Clock Tower,Visit Ertugrul Gazi Tomb & Mosque in Sogut who established the foundations of Ottoman Empire. We will Visit Diriliş Ertuğrul Film Set subject to approval, Then Proceed to Istanbul By Coach via Osmangazi Bridge on Izmıt Bay. Overnight in İstanbul
April 16 Day 6:ISTANBUL ARCHERY & HORSE RIDING OR FREE DAY:
After Breakfast we will visit to Farm for Horse Riding & Traditional Archery Tour ( Joined by Melikshah from Ertugrul Series subject to availability (£20 each for lessons) those who do not want to take part in Horse Riding & Archery can Join us or spend free time in Istanbul for Shopping or relax.
April 17 Day 7: Istanbul
After Breakfast we will visit Ayyub Al Ansari Mosque & Tomb Golden Horn Bay ,Old City Walls then we will pray Jummah at Suliminyaa Masjid. We will stop for Lunch at Restaurant then we will go for Bosphorus Boat Tour. After Boat Tour will visit Spice Bazaar for free time for shopping, then overnight Hotel.
April 18 Day 8: Meeting with the guide at the scheduled time and transfer to the airport.
*Note this is provisional itinerary & is subject to change.
TOUR INCLUDES (Istanbul bursa tour):
- 7 nights 4* Hotel accommodation.
- Breakfasts in hotel
- Flights Included From London Heathrow British airways with 23kg Luggage Allowance.
- Professional English-speaking tour guide.
- Transportation in fully air-conditioned, non-smoking luxury buses.
- Museum Entrance Fees included.
- Infants Free under 2 ( only visa & airfare).
- Extra Activities: Horse Riding & Archery £20 each, Cable Car £15 & Quad Biking £25 each per person.
TOUR NOT INCLUDE: