Welcome to Turkey
On arrival at Istanbul International Airport you will be met by our local representative and you will be transferred to the hotel.
The Day is free, for you to explore the city at your own pace.
Istanbul is a major city in Turkey that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. Its Old City reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here. In the Sultanahmet district, the open-air, Roman-era Hippodrome was for centuries the site of chariot races, and Egyptian obelisks also remain. The iconic Byzantine Hagia Sophia features a soaring 6th-century dome and rare Christian mosaics.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Get ready for the half day city tour of Istanbul. Begin your journey by visiting the Hippodrome - The center of sport activites in Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine empire, today named Sultanahmet Meydani, with its four monuments;The German Fountain of Wilhelm II, Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column (Spiral Column). Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque) - Built by the architect Mimar Sedefkar Mehmet aga. Until 19th century was the traditional point for the pilgrimage to Mecca.
Hagia Sophia Museum - The best known Christian church in Turkey, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, which was constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian.
Grand Covered Bazaar - The most attractive shopping centre in the world, with nearly 4000 shops, selling antique, jewellery, gold, carpets, leather wear and souvenirs.
After breakfast, you have the full day to explore Istanbul and enjoy some shopping, taste the most famous Turkish delicacies or you can relax and unwind in your hotel. There are a variety of OPTIONAL TOURS that you can choose from.
Optional tours you can book with us.
Take a cruise to the largest of the Princes' Islands. We begin the day with a cruise on the Marmara Sea to the Princes' Islands, once the pleasure islands of Byzantine Princes. Our tour includes a visit to Buyukada, the largest of the three main islands and a popular summer resort with beautifully decorated old wooden houses, pine trees and wonderful panoramic views.
Cost per person AED 275.00
Full Day Excursion to Troy
Visit one of the most famous cities in history, where you will take a step back in time as you immerse yourself in the ancient city of Troy where the Trojan wars once took place! Take the Odyssey journey with this day tour to one of the most famous cities in history. Visit the famous archeological and mythological site of Troy, home of the Trojan Horse and Helen of Troy.
Cost per person AED 450.00
Breakfast at the hotel. Prepare for check out.
The driver will pick you up and drop you to your hotel in Bursa.
Bursa is a large city in northwest Turkey, lying in the foothills of roughly 2,500m-high Mount Uludağ near the Sea of Marmara. The city is known for its mosques and historical sites from the early Ottoman Empire. It's nicknamed "Yeşil Bursa" (Green Bursa), owing to its many parks and trees, as well as its dramatic mountain backdrop. The 14th-century Ulu Cami (Great Mosque) features Seljuk-style arches and 20 domes.
Overnight in Bursa.
Today enjoy the ride of the cable car in Bursa.
The Bursa Uludağ Gondola, or simply Teleferik as called locally, is an aerial lift line in Bursa Province connecting the city of Bursa with the nearby ski resort area and national park at mountain Uludağ.
The driver will pick you up and drop you to the hotel in Abant.
Lake Abant is a freshwater lake in Turkey's Bolu Province in northwest Anatolia, formed as a result of a great landslide. The lake lies at an altitude of 1,328 m at a distance of 32 km from the provincial seat of Bolu city.
Overnight in Abant.
Breakfast at the hotel
The day is free to explore the beautiful surrounding nature and the lakes in Abant.
After breakfast. The day is free until checkout time. The driver will pick you up and drop you to the airport for your onward flight.
AED 4190/- Per person, Prices are based on twin sharing.
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights.
Destinations: Istanbul, Bursa & Abant.
The rates are subject to availability at the time of booking request. In the event if there are rate changes due to increase in Govt taxes, or hotel charges a surcharge, or BAR rates (Best available rates), we reserve the right to amend the rates without notice. The exchange rate is subject to change. Please ensure that you have secured the relevant visa / entry permits & valid passport. The best source of visa information is the embassy of the country itself.
If you are interested in going ahead with this booking, we would require deposits or payments as follows either in the form of cash or cheque:
Please ensure that the names given to us for reservations match the names in your passport, as hotels, sightseeing tour companies are very particular about name changes. Mismatched names may result in heavy amendment penalties. We strongly recommend travel insurance as part of your package – we have excellent rates with the world’s best companies – please let us know if you wish us to add this to your package.
Economy class airfare from Dubai / Istanbul / Dubai.
3 nights accommodation in Istanbul based on double room occupancy.
2 nights accommodation in Bursa & Abant based on double room occupancy.
Return airport transfers on private car.
Sightseeing tours Istanbul & Bursa.
Complimentary travel insurance.
All airline and hotel taxes.