Day 1 – Byzantine and Ottoman Relics Tour included Lunch
08.30 – Our staff will pick you up from the hotel and start the full day guided tour of Istanbul. Our first visit will be Hagia Sophia Museum, is built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century. It is one of the architectural marvels of all time. Then visit Blue Mosque is built in the 16th century, unique with 6 minarets and its magnificent interior decoration of the blue Iznik tiles. Then proceed to Hippodrome where you will see Obelisk of Theodosius, bronze serpentine column and German Fountain of Wilhelm II. We continue to walk to famous Grand Bazaar. Grand Bazaar is one of the oldest and biggest Bazaars in the world with more than 4,000 shops. There will be a lunch stop at a local restaurant then visit, Topkapi Palace is the great palace of the Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries.
17.00 – At the end of your Byzantine and Ottoman relics tour, you will be transferred back to the hotel.
Day 2 – Istanbul Sahaba Tombs Tour
09.00 – Our guide will pick you up from the hotel and start the tour of Istanbul Sahaba Tombs.
Eyup Mosque & Cemetery Visits:
Eyup El Ensari ( RA ) Tomb
Yeralti Mosque ( Underground Mosque )
Hz. Vehb Bin Huseyre Tomb
Amr Bin As Tomb
Sufyan Bin Uyeyne Tomb
Edirnekapi & City Walls Area Visits:
Hz. Hafir Tomb
Hz. Abdullah El-Hudri Tomb
Hz. Abdulsiddik Bin Amir Tomb
Hz. Ebu Seybetul Huri Tomb
Hz. Muhammed-Ul Ensari Tomb
Hz. Ahmad El Ensari Tomb
Hz. Kaap ( RA ) Tomb
Hz. Hamidullah El Ensari v
Hz. Muhammed El Ensari Tomb
Cabir ( RA ) Tomb
Edhem ( RA ) Tomb
Ebu Derdag Sahabei Ikr. Tomb
13.00 – At the end of your Istanbul Sahaba tour, you will be transferred back to the hotel.
Day 3 – Day Tour to Sapanca Lake & Mansukiye included Lunch
08.30 – You will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul and join the group. We will drive to Masukiye town where you draw attention to the greens. You will love the natural beauties of that town. When breathing air filled oxygen your all exhaustion disappears in a moment. There are trees towering sky, many points to be discovered. Masukiye is famous for the trout restaurants. Our lunch will be at the local restaurant in Masukiye. After visiting Masukiye town, our next stop will be Sapanca Lake. We arrive in Sapanca, our guide will provide you brief information regarding the place. You will have free time and you can have a walk by enjoying the excellent view of the lake during the free time and have a Turkish tea by the lake. At the end of the tour, drive back to Istanbul with a stopover on the way.
19.00 – Then return to Istanbul and you will be dropped off at your hotel.
Day 4 – Bosphorus Cruise and Cable Car on Pierre Loti Hill
13:30 – Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the meeting point. After meeting with other tour participants and our Istanbul tour guide start the tour by driving along the city walls down to Golden Horn. Then drive along the Golden Horn Shore to Eyup where we will take the Cable Car up to Pierre Loti Hill. We will enjoy with taking Cable Car and panoramic view of Golden Horn then Drive to port for Bosphorus Boat Cruise. We will embark on boat and sail between two continents around 1,5 hrs. You will have an amazing view from the Bosphorus cruise to Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, Bosphorus Bridges, Rumeli Fortress, Beylerbeyi Palace, pasha villas and old mansions then drive back to the hotel.
17.00 – You will be dropped off at your hotel and tour finish.
Day 5 – Day Trip to Bursa from Istanbul included Lunch
08.30 – Our travel team will come and pick you up from your hotel. Start to full day Guide Bursa Tour. Bursa Tour starts by driving to Ferry port in Eskihisar which is car ferry from Istanbul to Yalova town. It takes about one hour from Istanbul to Yalova. We will arrive in Yalova car ferry station, drive by tour bus from Yalova to Bursa city. It is also one hour driving from Yalova to Bursa. You will arrive in Bursa. Bursa tour is included a visiting to Olympos Mount (Uludag) and continues to visit, Green Mosque, Green Tomb and Silk Market in Bursa. Also, you will have free time on Uludag for the Uludag activities like ski tours with the extra charge. At the end of the tour, we will use the same way to return Istanbul and drop you at the hotel late evening.
Day 6 – Bosphorus Dinner & Show Cruise Istanbul
All Inclusive Istanbul by Night Bosphorus Dinner Cruise
19.30 – 20.00 – You will be collected right from your hotel and transfer to Bosphorus cruise port. Embark on the boat and start the night with the welcome cocktail. Your dinner and show cruise start to sail on Bosphorus between Europe and Asia continents. According to the dinner and show cruise trip itinerary, you are going to have a chance to see most beautiful spots of Bosphorus shores while having your dinner. Once the dinner services, Turkish night shows starts and continue until the late night. The Bosphorus cruise show is so colorful and gives you many important tips about Turkish culture. Especially Belly dancing performance, folkloric dances from a different part of Turkey, Traditional Comedy show, Gipsy dances, and DJ performance which will be impressed you. Also, you will have a chance to panoramic view of Istanbul by the Bosphorus at night. Tonight, dinner and show will both be memorable.
24.00 – At the end of the program, transfer to your hotel.
Note: Please note that you do not need to join to the tours day by day. You can book the 6 days tour package and you can join the tours every other day according to your Istanbul vacation time frame.