Embark on an enchanting journey through the vibrant city of Istanbul and the serene landscapes of Green Bursa. This meticulously planned 8-day tour offers a perfect blend of urban exploration, natural beauty, and cultural immersion, ensuring a memorable experience for every traveller.

 

Day 1: Meet and Greet

Upon arrival at the airport, travellers are greeted by their tour guide and then taken to their hotel to settle in and relax.

Day 2: Explore Sapanca

After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Sapanca, a popular tourist destination, to spend a pleasant day exploring its scenic beauty and attractions.

Day 3: Excursion to Sile and Agua

Escape the noisy and crowded streets of Istanbul and enjoy an excursion to Sile (also known as Silla or Sheila) and Agua with an official tour guide. After meeting the tour guide at the starting point, board the equipped buses and embark on a tour to remember. Highlights include:
- Hidden Lake: Located amidst mountains and forests, a popular destination in Sile and Agua.
- Goksu River: Located on the western side of Agua, flowing into the sea in the middle of the beach.
- Boat Tour: Enjoy a boat tour on the Goksu River, offering views of the village from the river.
- Sile Lighthouse: A historic lighthouse still in use, located on the western coast of the Black Sea in the northeastern town of Sile in Istanbul Province.

Return to the hotel and rest.

Day 4: Visit Buyukada Island

This day is dedicated to visiting Buyukada Island, the largest of the Princes' Islands in the Sea of Marmara, near Istanbul. Explore the island by hiring electric cars, renting bicycles, or taking a horse-drawn carriage (Phaeton). Enjoy the beauty of nature among green trees with great sea views. The absence of cars provides complete peace and quiet on the island. Savor delicious seafood and other dishes in one of the famous restaurants on the shores of the island.

Day 5: Free Day in Istanbul

Spend the day exploring the old city of Istanbul at your own pace. Discover its historic sites, bustling markets, and vibrant culture.

Day 6: Green Bursa Adventure

After breakfast at the hotel, head to Green Bursa, the first official capital of the Ottoman Empire. Pass the Bosphorus Bridge and cross the sea on a ferry to the Yalova region, enjoying views of the sea and picturesque Turkish beaches. Upon arrival in Green Bursa, visit the Green Mosque, built by Sultan Mehmed V in the fifteenth century. Continue by bus to the Uludag Mountains, enjoying beautiful scenery and photo opportunities. At the top of the mountain, enjoy a delicious lunch and take some free time to explore and engage in activities, such as a Quad bike safari. Visit the oldest perennial tree, over 600 years old. Return to Istanbul and end the tour.

Day 7: Shopping Day

After breakfast, drive to one of the malls for shopping and enjoy a free day to explore at your leisure.

Day 8: Departure

After breakfast, check out of your rooms and transfer to the airport for your flight home. We look forward to welcoming you back to Turkey and being at your service again.

 

This comprehensive itinerary offers an immersive experience of Istanbul and Green Bursa, blending urban exploration, natural beauty, and cultural insights. Enjoy a memorable journey through these captivating destinations.

Tour Package Inclusions:

- Airport transfers (arrival and departure)
- Hotel accommodation for seven nights
- Daily breakfast
- Traditional dinners as specified
- Guided tours in Sapanca, Sile, Agua, Buyukada Island, and Green Bursa
- Entrance fees to all mentioned tourist attractions
- Transportation between the cities (Istanbul, Sapanca, Sile, Agua, Buyukada Island, and Green Bursa)
- Visits to the Hidden Lake, Goksu River, Sile Lighthouse, and Uludag Mountains

Tour Package Exclusions:

- International airfare
- Travel insurance
- Lunches, unspecified dinners, and beverages
- Personal expenses (souvenirs, laundry, etc.)
- Tips and gratuities for tour guides and drivers
- Any optional activities not included in the itinerary

Babylon Holiday
+90 545 1494262
+90 545 1494262
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