Explore the vibrant city of Istanbul and its serene surroundings in 8 days!

Begin your journey with a warm welcome in Istanbul, followed by visits to popular tourist spots like Sapanca, Sile, and Buyukada Island. Enjoy a blend of historical exploration and natural beauty with a free day to discover Istanbul's old city and a trip to the Green Bursa, the first capital of the Ottoman Empire. Conclude with shopping and a relaxing day before heading home.

Itinerary

Day 1: MEET AND GREET

Upon arrival at the airport, travelers are greeted by their tour guide and then taken to their hotel.

Day 2:

After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Sapanca to spend a pleasant day in Istanbul's most popular tourist area.

Day 3:

Escape the noisy and crowded streets of Istanbul and enjoy an excursion to Sile (also written and pronounced as Silla or Sheila) and Agua with an official tour guide. After meeting the tour guide at the starting point, we board the equipped buses and embark on a tour to remember. Hidden Lake: Located in the middle of mountains and forests, it is one of the most popular destinations in Istanbul. Silla and Agua; a fishing city located on the Asian continent on the coast of the Black Sea. It is famous for its beautiful nature and simplicity. Goksu River: It is located on the western side of Agua and flows into the sea in the middle of the beach. Boat tour: It is on the Goksu River, where we see the village from the river. Silla Lighthouse: a historic lighthouse still in use, located on the western coast of the Black Sea in the northeastern town Şile of Istanbul Province. Then back to the hotel and rest.

Day 4:

This day is dedicated to visiting one of Istanbul's most beautiful islands, Buyukada Island, meaning "Big Island" in Turkish. It is the largest of the Princes' Islands in the Sea of Marmara, near Istanbul. To move around, residents and tourists mainly use/hire electric cars, rent a bicycle or a horse-drawn carriage (Phaeton). Here you can enjoy the beauty of nature among green trees with a great sea view. The absence of cars provides complete peace and quiet to the island. Tourists can also enjoy delicious seafood and other dishes in one of the famous restaurants on the shores of the island.

Day 5:

Free day to explore the old city of Istanbul.

Day 6:

After breakfast at the hotel, we will head to the Green Bursa. This city was the first official capital of the Ottoman Empire. During the trip, we will pass the Bosphorus Bridge, and then cross the sea on a ferry to the Yalova region, to enjoy the view of the sea and the picturesque Turkish beaches. After arriving in the Green Bursa, we visit the Green Mosque, which was built by Sultan Mehmed V in the fifteenth century. Then we go by bus to the Uludag Mountains, and during the trip, tourists can enjoy the most beautiful scenery and take hundreds of souvenir photos. After reaching the top of the mountain, which reaches a height of 2486 meters above sea level, enjoy a delicious lunch and take some free time to explore the area and do some activities, most notably riding a four-wheel drive Quad bike safari. And then visit the oldest perennial tree, which is more than 600 years old. Then back to Istanbul and the end of the tour.

Day 7:

After breakfast we drive to one of the malls for shopping and enjoy a free day.

Day 8:

After breakfast, check out of your rooms to go to the airport and have a safe flight home. We look forward to welcoming you back to Turkey and being at your service.

 

Services included

  • Hotel stay for 7 nights
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Two way airport Transfer
  • Tours for 5 days

 

Services ecxluded

  • Flight ticket

 

Best travel time

June-September

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