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8 Days Tour Of Istanbul

Süleymaniye Mosque - Darica and Sapanca - Green Bursa - Ancient city of Troy
Unique about this tour:
  • Visit Magnificent Bursa And Its Wonderful Bazaars
  • The Darica Zoo and Sapanca Lake
  • Discover All The Highlights Of Istanbul
  • Tour The Ancient City Of Troy

Explore amazing Istanbul and other historical places around TurkeyYour trip starts with a Grand Tour of Suleiman the Magnificent taking you to the Blue Mosque & Hagia Sophia, the Old Topkapi Palace, the Dolmabahce Palace, and of course the famous Turkish & Islamic Arts Museum.

A day cruise on the Bosphorus follows, where you will see the massive fortress of Rumeli Hisari and the panoramic views of the Sea of Marmara. Continue your trip with a tour of the beautiful Princes' Islands and the pretty sandy beaches of Buyukada.

After that, the next stops are the Darica Zoo, Sapanca Lake, and Masukiye Natural Park. End your trip with some history. You will visit Bursa City, where the Green Mosque and the Mausoleum of Sultan Mehmet are located and discover the ancient city of Troy that was the main battlefield of the Trojan War.

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Services

Included
  • 7x nights accommodation in Istanbul in double room
  • Private transfer from Istanbul International Airport to hotel in Istanbul and from hotel in Istanbul to Istanbul International Airport
  • Suleyman the Magnificent Tour
  • Cruise on the Bosphorus
  • Princes' Island Tour and Phaeton
  • Darica and Sapanca Tour
  • Panoramic Sightseeing Tour in Bursa
  • Tour Of Ancient Troy
  • 7x breakfast
  • 4x lunches
  • Professional English-speaking guide during all tours
  • All entrance fees for all tours
  • 24-hour emergency contact number
Excluded
  • International flights
  • Tips to guides, drivers, and escorts
  • Visa expenses
Optional (Available upon request)
  • A free day in Istanbul to explore on your own

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Istanbul Airport - Istanbul  

Welcome To Turkey!

Welcome to magical Istanbul!



Upon your arrival in Istanbul, your driver will be waiting for you right outside the arrivals hall holding a sign with your name on it to transfer you to your hotel.



Your representative will wait for you in the hotel to welcome you and brief you about your trip. Check in and take some free time for relaxation or for a first walk in the most beautiful city in the world!

Day 1
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Cihangir Hotel

Comfort Accommodation

Mercure Taksim Hotel

Luxury Accommodation

Marmara Taksim Hotel

Suleymaniye Mosque - Turkish And Islamic Museum - Dolmabahce Palace  

Go On The Suleiman The Magnificent Tour

Get ready for the amazing Suleiman the Magnificent Tour! First, visit the Süleymaniye Mosque, the largest imperial mosque and one of the best-known sights of Istanbul. The mosque crowns Istanbul on a hilltop over the Golden Horn.



Next, head to the Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. Continue to the beautifully decorated Hippodrome,  before moving on to the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum.



In the afternoon, visit the Yildiz Palace overlooking the Bosphorus, which became the fourth administration center of the empire following the Old Palace, Topkapi Palace, and Dolmabahçe Palace. You will enjoy the gorgeous colors of the flowers of the Yildiz Palace Gardens. Take some free time for a tea break at the sales kiosk.

Day 2
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Cihangir Hotel

Comfort Accommodation

Mercure Taksim Hotel

Luxury Accommodation

Marmara Taksim Hotel

Bosphorus - Rumeli Hisari - Sea Of Marmara  

Embark A Cruise Through The Bosphorus

Begin your day with a brief visit to the 17th-century Spice Bazaar, one of Istanbul’s most colorful attractions. Go on an unforgettable cruise along the Bosphorus, the majestic strait that runs through Istanbul linking Europe and Asia.



View the dramatic sights lining the Bosphorus’ wooded shores: mosques, a bridge that for a time was the world’s longest and Rumeli Hisari, a massive fortress. Also noteworthy on this tour are the 19th-century mansions of the Ottoman elite and the Sultans’ fanciful gingerbread palaces and hunting lodges.



Drive across the first Bosphorus Bridge, which for a time was the world’s longest suspension bridge. Later, head for the summit of Çamlica Hill, which offers panoramic views of Istanbul, the Sea of Marmara and the Princes’ Islands.

Day 3
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Cihangir Hotel

Comfort Accommodation

Mercure Taksim Hotel

Luxury Accommodation

Marmara Taksim Hotel

Princes' Islands - Topkapi Palace - Buyukada  

Discover The Alluring Princes' Islands

The car-free Princes' Islands are only a short ferry ride from Istanbul and provide a nice break from the city heat and bustle. Begin your morning by heading to the ferry terminal for a cruise on the Sea of Marmara heading for Büyükada, the largest of the nine islands making up the archipelago.



On the way, you'll be able to enjoy great views of the Topkapi Palace, Leander's Tower and Üsküdar on Istanbul's Asian shore. Büyükada is a popular resort for the locals in the summer with its white sandy beaches and fragrant pine forests.



Tour the island in a horse-drawn carriage before having lunch in one of the island's many pleasant restaurants. Return to Istanbul in the afternoon.

Day 4
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Cihangir Hotel

Comfort Accommodation

Mercure Taksim Hotel

Luxury Accommodation

Marmara Taksim Hotel

Darica - Masukiye - Sapanca  

Spend A Day In The Nature Around Istanbul

Today, combine the Darica, Sapanca, and Masukiye regions for a full day in nature. After having breakfast at the hotel, drive to Darica Zoo.



Then, make your way to Masukiye Natural Park, where you can explore the beautiful hiking trails and enjoy this unique beauty fully. You may opt to take a quad bike tour.



The next stop will be Lake Sapanca, which is about 5 km wide and 16 km long. You'll have some free time so that you can try the water activities in the lake or just relax and take in the beauty of the surroundings. At the end, return to Istanbul.

Day 5
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Cihangir Hotel

Comfort Accommodation

Mercure Taksim Hotel

Luxury Accommodation

Marmara Taksim Hotel

Bursa City - Yavlova - Mausoleum Of Sultan Mehmet  

Delve Into Magnificent Bursa

Discover Bursa, the heartland of modern Turkish culture, the first capital of the Ottoman Empire and the birthplace of the doner kebab. Begin by taking the ferry across to Yavlova where the tour bus will be waiting to take you to Bursa.



Visit the Green Mosque and the Mausoleum of Sultan Mehmet I.  Then continue to the magnificent Great Mosque with its myriad minarets and towers.



After lunch in a traditional restaurant where you will have the chance to try some of the mouth-watering local specialties like kebabs head to the historic Covered Bazaar and Koza Han, the impressive medieval silk market. Then, take a cable car up mythical Mount Uludag for magnificent panoramic views before returning to Istanbul in the late evening.

Day 6
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Cihangir Hotel

Comfort Accommodation

Mercure Taksim Hotel

Luxury Accommodation

Marmara Taksim Hotel

Ancient City Of Troy - Coastal Town Of Eceabat - Trojan Horse  

Visit The Mythical City Of Troy

Visit the ancient city of Troy and learn about its significance in Greek mythology as the main battlefield in the Trojan War.



On the journey from Istanbul, stop for lunch in the coastal town of Eceabat, and then go for a walking tour around the archaeological site of Troy.



Learn about the different eras that stamped their mark on the fascinating settlement and see the famous Trojan Horse statue before returning to Istanbul.

Day 7
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Cihangir Hotel

Comfort Accommodation

Mercure Taksim Hotel

Luxury Accommodation

Marmara Taksim Hotel

Istanbul - Istanbul Airport  

Farewell, Turkey!

Your driver will be waiting for you in the lobby of the hotel to transfer you to Istanbul International Airport in time for your flight home or on to your next destination.



Safe travels and hope to see you in Turkey again soon!

Day 8