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4 NIGHTS ISTANBUL WITH DAILY TRIP TO SILE



4 NIGHTS ISTANBUL WITH DAILY TRIP TO SILE

4 Nights Istanbul with Daily Trip to Sile/Agva

5 Days Regular Group Tour itinerary: Everyday Available in Summer
 

 

Day 1 Istanbul
Arrive in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.

Meals: No Meals (-)

Day 2 Istanbul
Enjoy a Full day tour of Istanbul, the only city that straddles two continents! Your tour includes Hippodrome, the place chariot races, and competitive athletic events that took place during the Roman period. Blue Mosque; a 17th century Ottoman Mosque famous for its six minarets and magnificent interior with blue tiles. Continue to St Sophia – the great Byzantine Basilica built in the 6th century, which remained the largest cathedral in the world for almost a thousand years. Then your tour will take you to Topkapi Palace, the residence of Ottoman Sultans housing the richness of 700 years. Finally visit the Grand Bazaar, a world-famous shopping arcade with over 4,000 shops under one roof. Overnight in Istanbul.

Average Pick-up time: 08:15-08:45 / Approximate Tour Duration: 08 hours

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch (local) 

Day 3 Istanbul
CITY WALLS The first breach of the walls was by the Fourth Crusade in 1204, the second by the cannons and troops of Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in 1453.
DRIVE-BY BUS TO GOLDEN HORN As a natural and extremely secure harbor, the Golden Horn has played an important role in the development of Istanbul. The inlet separates the European shore into two. It is approximately 8 km long, and the widest part is the entrance from the Bosphorus. Two streams drain into this inlet at its far end. SPICE BAZAAR (EGYPTIAN BAZAAR) The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme, and every other conceivable herb and spice.
BOAT TRIP ON THE BOSPHORUS An amazing cruise between the two continents, EUROPE and ASIA, along the Bosphorus by the Dolmabahçe and Beylerbeyi Palaces, wooden villas and mansions up to the Rumeli Fortress. THE RUMELI FORTRESS(FROM THE SEA) (NO INTERIOR VISIT)
İstanbul had been besieged many times before Mehmet the Conqueror took the city in 1453, but it managed to defend itself with the help of the Roman city walls. SHOPPING As Turkey is one of the best leather-producing countries in the world. We will watch a fashion show in an outlet center which produces and manufactures different various of great quality leatherware. So it’s a good opportunity to have a look at the reasonably priced good quality leather accessories. (Optional due to high traffic jam and long line for the Palace) BOSPHORUS BRIDGE Unique chance to step from one continent (ASIA) to another (EUROPE) BEYLERBEYİ PALACE The summer residence of Ottoman Sultans with its original furniture and magnificent gardens with the HAREM on the ASIAN SIDE.
ÇAMLICA HILL is one of the highest points in Istanbul. At the top of it, you can rest and admire the magnificent panorama of  Istanbul and the Bosphorus from the beautiful gardens, landscaped in traditional style, as you sip your drinks in a cafeteria.

Average Pick-up time: 08:15-08:45 / Approximate Tour Duration: 08 hours
Meals : Breakfast – Lunch (local) 

Day 4 Istanbul – Sile/Agva - Istanbul 

After we pick you up from your hotel and have a lovely drive over Bosphorus to the Asian continent.  Head towards to hidden lake in Şile, it is settled among the mountains and woods as the natural beauty of Istanbul. We will visit Şile village, it is a fishing town, lies in the Asian continent on the Black Sea coast which is famous for its beautiful nature and simplicity. In Şile, we will visit the Şile lighthouse and watch amazing views of the village. Then we will drive to Ağva town and have a trip on Göksu river by boat(extra) then we will discover the town by walking. It is a spectacular way of escape from the city life. In the end of our fun day, we will head back to hotel.

 

Average Pick-up time: 08:00 / Approximate Tour Duration: 12-13 hours

Meals : Breakfast – Lunch (local)

Day 5 Departure

Transfer to Airport for your flight back home.

Meals : Breakfast only

 


Important Notice:
5 Days Regular Group Tour itinerary: Everyday Available 

  • 04 nights accommodation in Istanbul (BB)
  • Transportation
  • All Airport transfers
  • SIC – Regular/Group Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • 7 Meals; 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches.

Personal Expenses, Flight Tickets, Drinks , Optional Tours and Tips for your Guide & Driver are not included in the rates.