Tours & Travel Packages : All Around Istanbul Tour Package
Duration: 09 Days / 08
Highlights: Istanbul, Bosphorus, Abant,
Bolu, Yalova, Bursa, Uludag, Cumaliktouristicinfoizik
Departure Dates: Everyday
Note: This tour
packages runs only on private basis with private minvan
and tour guide.
Day 01 Arrival in Istanbul
On your arrival, we will meet you at the airport and
transfer you to your hotel. After a short briefing about
your tour you will have the afternoon free to rest or
explore Istanbul on your own. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 02 Istanbul Sightseing Tour (Meals:
Full day tour of Istanbul including the Blue Mosque,
famous for its blue tiles and unique with its six minarets,
built in the name of Sultan Ahmet I. Next we will have
a look at the Hippodrome of Constantinople where horse
and chariot races used to take place, then visit the
St. Sophia Museum which is one of the greatest religious
and architectural marvels of all times. After lunch
break, famous Topkapi Palace museum will be visited,
which was built as the home of the Ottoman sultans and
the World Famous Imperial Chinese Porcelain sections
will be visited. Last stop will be Grand Bazaar then
we return to the hotel for overnight. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 03 Bosphorus Cruise Tour (Meals:
Departure from the hotel for a visit to the Spice Bazaar
where we will experience the smells of cinnamon, cloves
and thyme rising from every store, the same smells that
filled the air over 400 years ago. We then embark on
a scenic tour of the Bosphorus, the natural waterway
that divides Asia from Europe, passing palaces, castles,
palatial homes, and the two magnificent suspension bridges.
Lunch break at local restaurant. Before we cross the
Bosphorus Bridge, we visit the majestic Dolmabahçe
Palace, residence of latter-day Sultans of the Ottoman
Empire, with over 370 rooms and a 4.5 ton glass chandelier.
On the Asian side we visit, Camlica Hill which is one
of the highest points in Istanbul, offering breathtaking
views in all directions. There will also be a chance
for shopping at Beylerbeyi, a typical Istanbul suburb.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 04 Istanbul / Abant (Meals:
Early in the morning, departure from hotel and drive
to Abant which will take around 3hours. On arrival check-in
hotel in Abant and after lunch break, sightseeing around
Abant Lake. Overnight in Abant.
Day 05 Abant / Bolu / Abant (Meals:
After breakfast, we drive to Golcuk Forest. Lunch break
at a nice restaurant in the forest with wonderful sightseeing.
Free time till afternoon, then we drive to Thermal Bath
in Bolu. While you are having your bath in the historical
Turkish Baths, you will leave all the fatigue of the
day. Overnight in Abant.
Day 06 Abant / Yalova / Bursa (Meals:
We leave our hotel right after breakfast and begin a
short journey towards Sapanca Lake for barbeque lunch
break at a good restaurant. Then we continue to Yalova
to visit Thermal. Overnight in Bursa.
Day 07 Bursa
(Meals: Breakfast, Dinner)
After breakfast, visit Yesil Camii (Green Mosque) and
Yesil Turbe (Green Tomb) which is completely Selcuk
in style, a big rectangular building with immense portals
and a forest of supporting columns inside. Then we take
the cable car to Uludag (Mt. Olympus) enjoying lovely
countryside view with barbecue lunch break on the mountain.
Overnight in Bursa.
Day 08 Bursa / Istanbul (Meal:
After breakfast, free until lunchtime. Lunch at a typical
Turkish restaurant in Bursa. After lunch break, we drive
to a waterfall through Turkish villages in Cumalikizik.
After lunch we will drive back to Istanbul. Overnight
Day 09 Departure transfer
Breakfast at hotel, check out and transfer to Istanbul
International Airport, depending on your departure details.
* Hotel accommodations in choice of preferred class
* Professional Guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism
* Noted sightseeing tours on regular group or private guided basis
* Main entrance fees to sights mentioned by the itinerary
* Meals mentioned by the itinerary - Vegeterian meals available
* Required land & or internal flight transportation
* All roundtrip airport transfers with A/C minivans
* Local taxes & handling services
* All tours & travel packages are insuranced by TURSAB (Association of Turkish
All Around Istanbul Tour Package
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