6 days/5 nights Istanbul and Bursa City Package: 1st day: Transfer from airport to Istanbul Hotel.
Second Day: Istanbul Princes Island Tour. There is no better way to escape the bustle of Istanbul for a day than with a visit to the Idyllic Princes ‘ Islands. Enjoy cool breezes and charming sights along the way to Büyükada, the largest Island in the chain. Famous for their mild climates, lush vegetation, and ornate Ottoman Houses, all the islands are unspoiled by traffic. Instead of cars there are carriages , called phaetons, which we will use to tour the island and its beautiful scenery studded with elegant mansions draped with purple bougainvillea , reminiscent of a more leisured and graceful era. Gazing across the Asian shore of stanbul, so close-though it feels world away.
Third Day: Istanbul museums and Castles Tour. Sultan Ahmet Mosque: We will start our historical journey in stanbul from here. The mosque often called the Blue Mosque. Hippodrome: which contains Byztantium obelisk, Egyptian obelisk, the three headed serpent column and the German foundation.
Topkap Palace: The primary residence of the Ottoman sultans for approximately 400 years. The palace includes many fine examples of Ottoman architecture. It contains large collections of porcelain, robes, weapons, shields, armor, Ottoman miniatures, Islamic calligraphic manuscripts and murals, as well as a display of Ottoman treasures and jewellery.
Hagia Sophia: Is a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica (church), later and imperial mosque , and now a museum.
Fourth day: Transfer from Istanbul to Bursa.
Fifth day: Bursa Uludag Mountain Tour. Green Mosque & Silk House: Firstly we will go to one of the main things you must see in Bursa The Green Mosque which takes its name from the green-blue tiles also known as Mosque of Mehmed I , is a part of the largest complex located on the east side of Bursa.
The complex consists of a mosque, tomb, madrasah, kitchen and bath. The path is used nowadays as market that sells silk which is one of the most famous products in Bursa.
Great Mountain (Uluda): The ancient Mysian Olympus, is a mountain in Bursa province, with an altitude of 2543m. It is a popular center for winter sports such as skiing and national park of rich flora and fauna. Summer activities such as trekking and camping also popular. (available with cable car if its working ).
Big Tree (600 years old):We will visit the old tree and enjoy its amazing view and atmosphere. We can also enjoy drinking Turkish tea under the tree.
Krclar leather factory & Show room: The most famous leather producer in Bursa.
Munira sweet factory: Explore the taste of Turkish delights , spices , Turkish tea and coffee and many different gifts.
Sixth day: Transfer from Bursa to airport.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Start/opening time: At 9am – first day.
End/closing time: At 4pm – last day.
Languages: English and Arabic.
Others: Lunch for the second day is not included.
Accomodation : nights in 5-star hotels (standard double rooms) with bed and breakfast.