8 Days in Istanbul

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Day 1      |     Istanbul
Istanbul-1

Day 1 - Arrival

Arrival Istanbul Airport. Meet our representative and transfer to Hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure.

  • : Arrival
Day 2      |     Istanbul
Istanbul-2

Day 2 - Full Day Ottoman & Byzantium Relics Tour With Lunch

After breakfast, guests will be picked up around 8:00am, and brought to the Sultanahmet district, the oldest, most historic part of the city. The first stop of the day will be the Hagia Sophia, as our tour guide explains the significance of this massive building that was once a Christian church, then a mosque, and now a museum. Afterward, we will pass the Hippodrome of Constantinople, where we will see the site?s impressive obelisk, before reaching the Blue Mosque. We should be sure to take pictures of both the interior and exterior of this impressive building. Next, we will continue to the Grand Bazaar, a massive, bustling complex to find clothing, decorative furnishings, food, and more. On the way to the bazaar, we will see other historical monuments, like the Tomb of Sultan Ahmet I, the Firuz Aga Mosque, and the exterior of the Tomb of Mehmed II. After our visit to the Grand Bazaar, we will make a brief stop for lunch. In the afternoon, we will visit Topkapi Palace, the primary residence of the Ottoman sultans for nearly 400 years. Afterwards, the guests are returned to their hotels.

  • : Full Day Ottoman & Byzantium Relics Tour With Lunch
Day 3      |     Istanbul
Istanbul-3

Day 3 - Full Day Bosphorus Cruise & Two Continents Tour With Lunch

After breakfast, guests will be picked up at their hotel. We will first drive toward the Golden Horn, the waterway that feeds into the Bosphorus Strait and the Sea of Marmara. Our first stop will be the Spice Bazaar (also known as the Egyptian Bazaar). After this, we will embark on a boat tour of the Bosphorus, following the European shore until we reach the second bridge, where we will double-back along the Asian shore. Once we have returned to land, we will eat lunch at a local restaurant. Afterward, we will cross the strait to visit Camlica Hill for an unforgettable view of the city, where we will spend some free time. Guests will then be returned to their hotel around 5:00pm.
Note: The Spice Bazaar is closed on Sunday, and will be replaced with the Pierre Loti Cafe.

  • : Full Day Bosphorus Cruise & Two Continents Tour With Lunch
Day 4      |     Istanbul
Istanbul-4

Day 4 - Full Day Sapanca Lake Tour With Lunch

Day 4 - After breakfast, we pick you up from your hotels then we depart from Istanbul to Sapanca. When we reach to Sapanca we will directly go to lake whose acreage is 42km2. You can have a nice walk lakeside or pedalling on the lake. Then, we will drive to Ma?ukiye Village to have lunch consisting of all organic stuff. Next, we will go to see Ma?ukiye waterfall. While we climb up to the Kartepe Mountain(snowhill), we will stop to take photo with beautiful Sapanca Lake view on the way. You will feel relax yourself with fresh air on the mountain. While we go back to Istanbul, the last stop will be Viaport shopping Centre which is one of the biggest outlet malls in Turkey. Afterwards, the guests are returned to their hotels in Istanbul.

  • : Full Day Sapanca Lake Tour With Lunch
Day 5      |     Istanbul
Istanbul-5

Day 5 - Full Day Bursa Cable Car Tour With Lunch

After breakfast, we leave from Istanbul early in the morning and take the ferry to Yalova and then drive to the center of Bursa. Our first visit will be to Green Mosque and Green Tomb, which belong to the Ottoman Sultan Mehmet I. If you would like, you can also visit the bazaar nearby to buy some handcrafted gifts and high-quality silk. Afterward, the cable car will take us to the Uludag mountain. We will enjoy the amazing view of the entire city and take lots of pictures to keep as a memory of this day. We come to the first stage of the mountain and continue to the top, 2,486 meters above sea level. Then we drive to the restaurant for a traditional lunch. Our next stop will at the astonishing Inca Historic Tree which is more than 600 years old. It has become one of the most charming landmarks of the city. This will be our last place to visit before we return to Istanbul. We will take the ferry back to Istanbul and drop you off at your hotel at late evening.

  • : Full Day Bursa Cable Car Tour With Lunch
Day 6      |     Istanbul
Istanbul-6

Day 6 - Full Day Princes’ Islands Tour With Lunch & Horse Carriage

After breakfast, you will be picked up for the Full Day 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 bougainvillaea, reminiscent of a more leisured and graceful era. We will enjoy our lunch at the best of one of the many excellent fresh fish restaurants that line the waterfront, gazing across the Asian shore of Istanbul, so close - though it feels worlds away. After the tour return to your hotel.

  • : Full Day Princes’ Islands Tour With Lunch & Horse Carriage
Day 7      |     Istanbul
Istanbul-7

Day 7 - Free Day

After breakfast, you will have the full day free at leisure. Coordinate with us for optional tours for this day.

  • : Free Day
Day 8      |     Istanbul
Istanbul-8

Day 8 - Departure

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Airport to catch homebound flight.

  • : Departure
Inclusions
  • 7 Nights Accommodation in 3* 4* or 5* Hotel including Breakfast
  • 3* Hotel Option: Resadiye Hotel or Similar
  • 4* Hotel Option - The Byzantium Hotel or Similar
  • 5* Hotel Option - Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel or Similar
  • Return Airport Transfer - Private
  • All Tours on SIC (Sharing)
  • From Atatürk Airport, If the guest has a flight from Sabiha Gökcen Airport  Supplement  will be 200 AED / Pax
  • All tour with English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
Remarks
Children from 0 - 2 yrs old is Free of charge. Children from 3 - 12 yrs old - child rate applied. Max 3 pax per room only. Family room / Connecting rooms are subject to availability. Early Check-in / Late Check-out is subject to availability. Additional rate will apply. Check in time is 14:00 hrs. Check out time is 12:00 hrs. Bank Charges and Currency Adjustment rates shall be charged separately. All prices and rooms are subject to change and availability upon booking. Customer will be charged for changing hotel or room once upon arrival. Booking should be made at least 7 days before date of arrival to destination.
Exclusions
  • International Flights
  • Transfer from Sabiha Gökcen Airport  Supplement  will be 200 AED / car
  • Travel Insurance / Visa
  • Other Meals / TIPS
  • Others that are not mentioned
Cancellation Policy:
    Cancellation is permitted 10 days prior to arrival at the destination.
    50% Cancellation fee will apply. Non-refundable if cancelled within 09 days prior to arrival.
    For more information contact customerservice@godoba.com

 
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This package does not include flights. However, we can provide best flight deals in very affordable rates upon request.