Meet and assist following to the hotel receiving the rooms and short brief by the guide about the area and the some information’s about the city. Free time at your own arrangement.
Hippodrome : This site of Roman chariot races was the heart of the city in ancient times, it features the Obelisk of Theodosius, the Serpentine Column and the Brick Obelisk.
St. Sophia : This renowned Byzantine basilica built by Justinian in the 6th century stands as an architectural marvel with its immense dome.
Modern Arts Museum : Opened its doors in December 2004 thanks to Eczacibasi family this is the first and only Modern Arts museum in Istanbul. It's housed at renovated old docks in Karakoy district facing Topkapi Palace, with a rich library, exhibitions, photograph gallery, sculpture courtyard, movie theater, cafe and souvenir shop. One can find in this private museum very nice instances on Turkish contemporary Arts. Open daily between 10:00 am - 6:00 pm except Mondays.
Grand Bazaar : Time for strolling and browsing at leisure through the labrynthine passages and hundreds of tiny shops in this fascinating covered complex.
Note : St. Sophia is closed on Mondays, Underground Cistern will be visited instead. Sultanahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque) : This mosque, with its celebrated blue Iznik tiles and six minarets, was built in the 17th century by Sultan Ahmet.
Topkapi Palace : From the late 15th to the 19th century the Ottoman Sultans presided over their far-flung empire from this palace. Costumes, armory, weaponry and Chinese porcelain are extensive and impressive. There are eating and resting facilities for visitors on the palace grounds with a great view. Open daily between 9:30 am - 5:00 pm except Tuesdays.
Treasury Section : The most attractive exhibition halls of the palace is treasury section with collections of jewels, Islamic holly relics, costumes of the Sultans.
Transfer by coach to the pier and board a ferry to Büyükada, the largest of the Princes Islands, near Istanbul in the sea of Marmara.
The cruise will pass within sight of Leander’s Tower, Kinali Island and Heybeli Island. Upon disembarking at Büyükada, lunch is provided at a local restaurant along the shore.
After lunch, there is a tour of the island by horse carriage.
The return to the Galata Bridge is by ferry, followed by transfer to the hotel.
Drive from Istanbul to Bursa, the first capital of the Ottoman Empire, crossing the Sea of Marmara by car ferry.
Once in Bursa, visit the Green Mosque, the Mausoleum and Ulu Camii (Grand Mosque).
Lunch at one of Bursa's famous Kebab houses before visiting the old silk market adjacent to the covered bazaar.
By Cable car visit Uludag Mountain, Ski and Snowboard etc.
Yalova Thermal Baths, 4000 years ago a team was formed as a result of natural events. Since 2000 years it have become place for who is looking for healing. Thermal water usuful in diseases such as eczema, stomach ache, eye, rheumatic disease and so on. Yalova Thermal Bath is natural archeological and historical protected area,Also you can shopping in local exotic village market in Yalova.
It can be visit Hasanbaba - Cinarcik and City center in Yalova.
Day trip to Masukiye Sapanca and Kartepe from Istanbul for the travelers who is seeking for something different. You will be away from the trouble of modern life, feel the nature, sounds of birds walk in between the trees have your lunch in very specific place will make you smiling and more happy person. While you are enjoying the highlights of Istanbul escape to nature which is worth even for one day.
When we reach to Sapanca we will directly go to lake whose acreage is 42 km2. Sapanca Tour enables the people to enjoy a full day scenic tour to the landscape that is picturesque. The lake is located between the Adapazarai Meadow and Gulf of Izmit. It is an area that is surrounded by mountains. It is acvery much popular day as well as a weekend retreat of the busy city dwellers. It offers quiet and peace in the natural beauty settings. It is a freshwater lake in Turkey. This water is used for industrial as well as domestic needs. You can enjoy the Pedal boating here but you will have to pay for it as it is not included in the tour. You are free to enjoy a walk along the lakeside and pedaling water cycle in the fresh and clear waters of the lake.
Our next stop in Istanbul tours towards Sapanca Lake will be the village of Masukiye and we will allow you to entertain your taste buds with local cuisine. You will be happy to find all the organic stuff lunch here. You will be in a position to enjoy having lunch under the waterfalls.
Kartepe is located about 1700 m high above the sea-level with a fantastic view looking over Sapanca Lake on one sight and Izmit Bay on the other.
At the end of the tour transfer to your hotel.
Free Time in Hotel
Free Time in Hotel
Following breakfast Transfer back to the airport for the final departure.