Day 1 - Arrive Istanbul Tour Package Program (Lunch, Dinner)
Arrive at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul. Welcome and assist by our English speaking tour guide. Upon arrival we drive to Asia side to visit Camlica Hill. From here, there is an absolutely magnificent view, which makes it well worth the climb. In the morning when the sun is still easterly one has a panoramic sight of the whole city, the Bosphorus almost as far as the Black Sea, the Marmara Sea with the Princes Islands, and behind that, the great snow covered ridge of Uludag, the Bithynian Olympus. Toward evening the sun sets almost directly behind Istanbul and its domes and minarets are silhouetted against the flaming western sky like a splendid stage drop. After lunch visit to the Mosque of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. The Süleymaniye Mosque was built on the order of Sultan Süleyman (Süleyman the Magnificent) "was fortunate to be able to draw on the talents of the architectural genius of Sinan Pasha". The construction work began in 1550 and the mosque was finished in 1558.Visit Golden Horn. The Golden Horn (Turkish: Halic) is an inlet of the Bosphorus dividing the city of Istanbul and forming a natural harbor. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Istanbul.
Day 2 – Istanbul Tour Package Program (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Welcome to Istanbul, the magic city gateway to Aegean and Mediterranean Coast, land of fascinating history and beauty. It is a metropolis of exquisite palace, magnificent mosques and museum of great interests, as well as the leading city of modem Turkey! Let's embark on an exciting tour, visiting the various landmark of Istanbul. Visit Roman Hippodrome where horse chariot aces and events were held. Then, visit the Blue Mosque-Sultan Ahmet I set out to build a mosque that would rival and even surpass St. Sophia (Aya Sofya). The layout of the Blue Mosque is classic Ottoman design. The forecourt has an ablutions fountain in its center. The portico around three sides could be used for prayer, meditation or study during warm weather. Continue to visit Topkapi Palace (Topkapi Sarayi)-was the residence of Ottoman sultans for almost four centuries and is Istanbul's premier must-see attraction. Unlike European-style palaces, Topkapi is not one large building with outlying garden Its form-inspired and informed by Islamic architectural sensibilities-consists of series of pavilions, kitchens, audience chambers and kiosks built around a series of garden count yards.. After lunch, drop to Grand Covered Bazaar of Istanbul which covered by hemispheric domes-houses 4, 000 shops. Transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 – Istanbul Tour Package Program– Bursa (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast we depart for Bursa early in the morning. Upon arrival, lunch will be served at a local restaurant. After lunch we visit the Green Mosque, Green Tomb, Grand Mosque and Silk Market. Dinner and overnight in Bursa.
Day 4 – Bursa – Istanbul Tour Package Program (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast drive to Istanbul. Following lunch, the last stop will be aromatic Spice Bazaar, where the smells of cinnamon, cloves and thyme, rise from hundreds of colorful muslin bags at every store-front. We then board our ferryboat for a relaxing cruise along the shores of the legendary Bosphorus, the natural gateway that divides Asia and Europe. Numerous summer palaces and palatial homes will pass by on either side. Disembarking at the northern end of the Strait, we proceed to a restaurant for a tasty meal of local fish
Day 5 – Departure Istanbul Tour Package Program (Breakfast)
Free until departure time then we escort you to the airport for your onward or homeward flight.