Day 1 - Welcome! Arrival in Istanbul
Arrival in Istanbul Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport, We will meet you at the airport pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul in One Day Tour
Ready to enjoy a full day walking tour of Istanbul right after having your open buffet breakfast at your hotel. You will have an opportunity to see the fascinating contrasts of history and today, which makes Istanbul a unique place for numerous emperors since the past. Commence our trip from the Hippodrome Square where sport competitions used to take place during Romans. Continue to 17th century Ottoman Mosque with its six minarets touching to skies also known as Blue Mosque by non-muslims due to its blue İznik tiles within. Right across the blue mosque we will visit legendary monument of Byzantine era the, St.Sophia (Museum and Mosque). Lunch in a Local Restaurant and afterwards we will visit to Topkapi Palace and finish our day wandering the labyrinth streets of Grand Bazaar. Tour ends around 4:00 pm. Return back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Admission Tickets : Included
Day 3 - Bosphorus Cruise
Pick-up at your hotel, and then go to Eminonu Pier to embark on a boat trip along the Bosphorus Strait.Explore the sights of the European side of the city for around 1 hour, passing historical monuments such as Galata Tower, Dolmabahçe Palace, Çırağan Palace, the Ortaköy Mosque and the fortress of Rumelihisarı, built by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II in the 15th century.Continue to the second bridge to head to the Asian side of Istanbul. Visit Küçüksu Palace, built in the 19th century as a hunting lodge for the Ottoman sultans. Make your way back to the city center, following the Asian coast, and get a look at the Anatolian Fortress (Anadoluhisarı) and Turkey's oldest military school at Kuleli Military High School.Admire the elaborate Beylerbeyi Palace, built as a summer residence for the Ottoman rulers in the1860s, and see the Maiden’s Tower guarding the entrance to the Bosphorus Strait as you get ready to disembark.After the tour transfer back hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4 - Bursa Day Trip from Istanbul
Our journey starts with with pick-up service early in the morning between 08:00 am. and 08:30 am. and than a ferry down to Yalova, enjoying the lovely conutry-side view.
Drive to Bursa, former Ottoman Capital which was founded by the Bitnynian King Prusias I Cholus "the Lame" (reigned 228-185 BC), and he also gave his name -altered to the Hellenistic "Prusa"- the city. Legend has it that the great Carthaginian general Hannibal helped him to choose the site. The city is frequently cited as "Yeşil Bursa" (meaning "Green Bursa") in a reference to the beautiful parks and gardens located across its urban tissue, as well as to the vast forests in rich variety that extend in its surrounding region.
The city is synonymous with the mountain Uludag which towers behind the city core and which is also a famous ski resort. The mausoleums of early Ottoman sultans are located in Bursa and the numerous edifices built throughout the Ottoman period constitute the city's main landmarks.
Enjoy its many green spaces, visit the ancient Yeşil Mosque and Yeşil Tombs, snack on roasted chestnuts and Turkish sweets, and wander the silk market.
After lunch you will have free time on top of the mountain, in your free time you can hire an ATV and you can make mountain safari (During the winter you can hire a ski motor and skiing From December to April). After leisure on top of mountain drive down back to Istanbul. On the way, we have a stopover in 600 years old Plane Tree and have rest there. After having rest under the pine tree. Late evening return from Bursa to Istanbul. End of the tour transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 - Sapanca and Masukiye Day Trip from Istanbul
Following a pickup from your hotel, we will drive to the picturesque village of Masukiye which is located 120 kilometers east of Istanbul. Marvel at Masukiye's beautiful natural landscapes and green forests. If you're interested, join the various optional activities at the park such as ziplining or ATV ride.
Make a stop to taste the locally produced honey and Turkish delight in Sapanca. Following the tasting, enjoy your lunch break. Then, head to your next destination. This tour takes you to Ormania Natural Habitat Park and Zoo during the summer season and to Kartepe Snow Resort to enjoy the snow games during the winter season.
The last stop takes you to Sapanca Lake where you'll get to spend some free time on the beautiful coast. Here, take in the fascinating views of the surrounding green mountains before heading back to your hotel where you will arrive between 9 and 10 PM. Overnight in Istanbul.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6 - Flight to Trabzon and Transfer to hotel
You will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul and transferred to the airport for a one and a half hour flight to Trabzon. Upon arrival in Trabzon, we will meet you at the airport with your name and transfer you to your hotel in the city center. You will have free time for the rest of the day. Overnight in Trabzon.
Day 7 - Ayder Plateau and Rize Tour from Trabzon
Breakfast served at the hotel. Pick up from hotel and continue to ‘Ayder’. It is one of the lovely highlands of the Black Sea which is located in Camlihemsin subordinate of Rize, covered with forests and has an elevation of 1350 m. It is 185 km far from Trabzon andı t takes 2,5 hours to go there. We arrive at the sight-seeing place at around 11.30am. Ayder seems to be a paradice whose ridge relies on the Kaçkar Mountains. The waterfall ‘Gelintulu’ the area ‘Galerduzu’ and the hot water spring of Ayder make their visitors experlence an unforgettable day. The honeys that are produced owing to the flowers of Kackar’s flora, many of which are endemic, can be found in this highland. As it has been mentioned,once we arrive at the sight-seeing place we give two hour free time. After that we have our lunch in one of the cute restaurants of the highland. Then our guests who wish to walk can do some sight-seeing or trekking in nature. At around 2 p.m. we take our seats in our vehicle and leave the highland. We go on our way by seeing the Fırtına River and the historical arch bridges on it. Around 4.30 we reach Rize where is our second sight-seeing point and we realize a little city tour. Then we go up to the botanic park one of the touristic places of Rize where is the capital of tea plantation in Turkey. After tour transfer back to Trabzon. Overnight in Trabzon.
Day 8 - Uzungol Tour from Trabzon and Fly back to Istanbul
Breakfast served at the hotel. You will be picked up from hotel for Uzungol Tour. Starts by a drive from meeting point toknife artisans in Sürmene, the knife has sharp or round tip and the section between incisive part and handle is embroidered by carving. Built in Sürmene at least since Byzantine times. And then drive tothe tea factory in Of. The tea is famous hot drink in Turkey and you will be see how it is going to be made and and the joy of tea and then drive to horse farm in Çaykara on the way of the Uzungol, watching the horses and the continue to Uzungol. Arrival to Long Lake (Uzungol) and sightseeing around the artificial waterfalls and photography from the hill in Uzungöl and then lunch time, after lunch it is a free afternoon to walk around the Uzungol and discover the area personally and then return to Trabzon. Transfer to transfer to Airport. Fly back to Istanbul. After your arrival transfer to Istanbul hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 9 - Leisure in Istanbul
Today is your free day and you may try to go to Taksim Area. In the times of your visit in Istanbul, you will find yourself in love with Taksim district ( it is also called Beyoglu ), the district is really famous for many reasons. It has historical part, fashion part, and night life part, all in one. In Istiklal Street you will see shops scattered on both sides of the street, ranging from worldwide brands, to local. In addition to the Turkish restaurants there and Delights and Sweets also. Also if you want to buy antiques, Taksim square is the place to buy from, because you will find the best antiques and many of them are handmade by local merchants. If you want to kill more time you can sit beside the Galata Tower in a nice café or pub where you can chill with your favorite beverage. You may want to spend the whole day in Taksim just to get the most out of the fun and experience. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 10 - Airport Transfer Service to Istanbul Airports - GoodBye!
After check-out from your hotel in Istanbul and than will be transferred to the Istanbul Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport according to your flight details. End of Service.
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