ISTANBUL –YALOVA TOUR
7 Nights 8 Days
DAYS – 1 / iSTANBUL
Meeting Atatürk Airport, Transfer to Hotel and check in.
DAY – 2 / iSTANBUL
TOPKAPI PALACE: The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed.
HAGİA SOPHİA (ST. SOPHIA): Built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time.
SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE: Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet Aga, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles/
THE BASILICA SISTERN : located in the crowded Eminönü district of Istanbul next to the Hagia Sophia, was built to provide water for the city of Istanbul during the reign of Emperor Justinian I in the 6th century CE. This cistern is an underground chamber of 138 x 64.6 metres. The large space is broken up by a forest of 336 marble columns, which are aesthetically supported by strong columns and arches.
THE HIPPODROME OF CONSTANTINOPLE: That was the sporting and social centre of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire. Today it is a square named Sultanahmet Meydanı (Sultan Ahmet Square) in the Turkish city of Istanbul, with a few fragments of the original structure surviving.
DAY – 3 / iSTANBUL
THE EYÜP SULTAN MOSQUE: is situated in the district of Eyüp on the European side of Istanbul, near the Golden Horn, outside the Walls of Constantinople. Built in 1458, it was the first mosque constructed by the Ottoman Turks following their conquest of Constantinople in 1453.
PIERRE LOTI HILL: Pierre Loti Cafe is a lovely cafe among the green, located on a hill with beautiful trees, where you can enjoy the wonderful view of the Golden Horn. The café takes its name from a regular visitor from years ago, Pierre Loti, the French author who was very fond of Istanbul and wrote as he sat in this cafe while enjoying the view.
MINIATURK: Opened in 2002 on the Golden Horn, the world’s largest miniature park contains 105 miniature models in 1/25th scale of well known Turkish historical sites in an open air expanse. Covering an area of 60,000m2, Miniaturk offers dwarfed versions of famous sights including Hagias Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Nemrut Dag, Artemis Temple and even a walk able Bosporus Bridge.
SULEYMANIYE MOUSQUE: Ottoman imperial mosque located on the Third Hill of Istanbul, Turkey. It is the second largest mosque in the city, and one of the best-known sights of Istanbul.
BOSPHORUS & TWO CONTINENTS TOUR
BOSPHORUS ON BOAT: A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia.
DAY – 4 / iSTANBUL
DOLMABAHÇE PALACE (Turkish: Dolmabahçe Sarayı, s district of Istanbul, Turkey, on the European coastline of the Bosphorus strait, served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1856 to 1922, apart from a 22-year interval (1887–1909) in which Yıldız Palace was used.
THE GALATA TOWER (Galata Kulesi in Turkish) — called Christea Turris (the Tower of Christ in Latin) by the Genoese — is a medieval stone tower in the Galata/Karaköy quarter of Istanbul, Turkey, just to the north of the Golden Horn's junction with the Bosphorus. One of the city's most striking landmarks, it is a high, cone-capped cylinder that dominates the skyline and offers a panoramic vista of Istanbul's historic peninsula and its environs.
THE GRAND BAZAAR: in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 3,000 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily
SPICE BAZAAR (Egyptian Bazaar): The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other conceivable herb and spice.
DAY – 5-6 / YALOVA
Blackbird Termal Hotel Accomodation
DAY – 7 / iSTANBUL
Move to Istanbul
DAY – 8/ISTANBUL
AQUARIUM: Species of fish living in the seas of the world in which, compared to aquariums of its kind; sightseeing route, interactivity, and new generation technology, the world's rain forest is the latest...
Istanbul Aquarium; volume, variety-contained live, travel activities around the world has an important position in all aquariums.
TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT
INCLUDING TO THE PRICE EXCLUDİNG TO THE PRİCE
- 7 Nights Accommodation minimum 4 stars Hotels Flights Flights
- 7 Nights Dinners Hotel extras Hotel extras
- 4 Days Professional Guide Lunches Lunches
- Transportation (Mini Bus for 17 pax.) Drinks at meals Drinks at meals
- Transfer to Hotel and Transfer to the Airport Personnel expenses
- Lunches Museum entrances