7 days Istanbul and Bursa
  • 7 days Istanbul and Bursa

    €545.00Price

    The tour package is integrated with the most important landmarks of Istanbul and Bursa to explore the history and nature of Istanbul and the Green Bursa. And Uludag Mountain through an experienced licensed guide.

    • 6 nights hotel stay including breakfast + full 4 day tour package including lunch

      Day 1
      Arrival in Istanbul.
      When you arrive in Istanbul, our driver will be waiting for you at the airport, and you will be taken to your hotel. 1 night stay in a 4-star hotel in Istanbul.

      Day 2
      Istanbul Old City Tour (Full Day)
      Meals included: breakfast and lunch
      Byzantine and Ottoman Archeology Tour
      You will be escorted from your hotel at 8:30 am to visit St. Peter's. (Haghia) Sophia, built by Emperor Justinian. It was the largest building in the world for more than 1000 years. See the complex mosaics and the huge central dome. Then we will visit Topkapi Palace, which was used by the Ottoman sultans from the fifteenth to nineteenth centuries. We will also see an impressive array of invaluable jewelry, crystal, silver, and porcelain, robes worn by sultans and the relics of the Prophet Muhammad. (Entrance to the harem is additional). After lunch we will see the Blue Mosque, designed for Sultan Ahmed I, which is a unique architectural piece with its six minarets and includes 20,000 beautiful Iznik tiles. We will visit the old horse racing field with Obelisk of theodosius, Snake Pillar and the German Wilhelm II fountain. Then we will walk through the back streets of old Istanbul and watch the covered Grand Bazaar. This tour can be taken in whole or in part, by foot. After the end of the trip, you will be transferred to your hotel, you can stay for one night in 4 star hotel in Istanbul.

      Day 3
      Boat tour in the Bosphorus
      For meals included: breakfast and lunch
      You will be transferred from your hotel at 8:30 AM to visit the wonderful and aromatic Egyptian spice market. You can buy spices, caviar, and just about anything imaginable. Then the tour will continue over Galata Bridge and the Golden Horn. We will visit Beylerbeyi Palace. Then we continue the tour to the Bosphorus Strait and cross to Asia to Camlica Hill for views of Istanbul. After lunch, the Bosphorus trip begins in the afternoon. We pass by Rumeli Castle and you will enjoy crossing from continent to continent in the Bosphorus Strait which is lined by ancient Ottoman palaces, marble palaces and small fishing villages. Then back to the hotel, you can stay for one night in a 4-star hotel in Istanbul.

      Day 4
      Princes Islands Tour.
      Meals included: breakfast and lunch
      You will be transferred from your hotel at 8:30 AM and departing from the European side, via the Bosphorus Strait by ferry boat to Büyükada which is the largest and most famous in this chain of islands. There are many small hotels where people stay over the weekend. Some historical buildings such as the 6th century Hagia and Monastery of Ayia, the Ayios Dimitrios Church, the Church of Herstos and the Monastery with lunch in a coastal restaurant. After a small tour of the city center and listening to the history of this beautiful island, you will have free time to enjoy the beautiful beaches of the island by renting a phaeton (horse-drawn carriage) until the time of departure. Since there is no car noise on the island, this park will be an unforgettable memory. On the way back, we will take a cruise on our way to Hebeli, Burgas and Kennali Island before arriving to the Kapatas port on the European side and then back by boat to your hotel. 1 night stay in a 4-star hotel in Istanbul.

      Day 5
      Bursa trip from Istanbul
      Meals included: breakfast and lunch
      You will be escorted from your hotel at 08:00 am and drive to Bursa (flight duration 2-3 hours) outside Istanbul. During the trip, we stop at a protected heritage site in Turkey under the foothills of Uludag Mountain. After lunch break, we continue the journey to Bursa, the first capital of the Ottomans. While exploring this small city, you will see the Green Mosque - the Grand Mosque, famous for its beautiful Seljuk line decoration, the silk market and the covered bazaar. Then the return trip begins and we will take a picturesque path through the hills of Mount Uludag. 1 night stay in a 4-star hotel in Istanbul.

      Day 6
      Free day.
      Meals included: breakfast
      A full free day for wandering and shopping on your own. One night stay in a 4-star hotel in Istanbul.

      Today 7
      Departure.
      Meals included: breakfast
      After breakfast, leave the hotel (before 12:00 noon), free day alone to shop, then we will transfer you from your hotel (regarding your flight time) to Istanbul International Airport. End of the tour and services