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 center in the world, with nearly 4000 shops, selling antiques, jewelry, gold, carpets, leatherwear, and souvenirs.
Breakfast the hotel. Prepare for check out. The driver will pick you up and drop you to the airport for your onward flight to Trabzon. On arrival driver will pick you up and drop you to the hotel.
The day is free, for you to explore the city at your own pace.
Trabzon is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeast Turkey. Built as a church in the 13th century, the city's Hagia Sophia has served as a hospital and a museum, but today is a mosque with restored ceiling frescoes. The Trabzon Museum, set in an early-20th-century mansion with rococo and art-nouveau elements, traces the city’s history with archaeological and ethnographic exhibitions.
Overnight in Trabzon.
Proceed for a full-day tour to Uzongol. Being a natural dam formed by the closure of the river bad as a result of landslides. Uzungöl lake is almost charming people wıth its beauty and unique scenery. Uzungöl is one of the most important tourism centers of both the region and Turkey, whose star has shined recently, and it is a special sanctuary for those fleeing from the stress and chaos of the city. Accommodation, food, and drink facilities are located in the center of Uzungol. There are plateaus and a few crater lakes between 1500-3000 meters in the southern mountains of the region. Resting facilities, hiking, plant inspection, angling and bicycle tours are also available.
Departing at around 9 am, the tour arrives in Uzungol after a 1.5-hour drive passing by unforgettable views along the way. The houses in the village of Sherah blend harmoniously into the landscape, resembling chalets made of wood with red tile roofs. A couple of hours’ free time is given in Uzungol to explore before lunch. Afterward, you have more time to walk around the lake before leaving at 3 pm and heading back to Trabzon.
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 4290/- Per person, Prices are based on twin sharing.
Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights.
Destinations: Istanbul & Trabzon.
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.
2 nights accommodation in Istanbul & Trabzon based on double room occupancy.
Return airport transfer in Istanbul on private car.
Sightseeing tours Istanbul & Bursa.
Complimentary travel insurance.
All airline and hotel taxes.