İSTANBUL: EURO ASIATIC METROPOL
CITY TOUR ( Full day including lunch ) KT- 01
Full day city sightseeing tour starting with
the visit of Hippodrome Square built by the Roman Emperor Septimus. Later Sultanahmet
Mosque, also called Blue Mosque will be visited. It is the most famous monument in both
Turkish and Islamic worlds and the only mosque built with six minarets.
Hagia Sophia ordered by Emperor Justinianus
during the 6th. century , being considered to be a masterpiece of Byzantine Art. Its first
construction dates back to the period of Emperor Constantine the Great. Hagia Sophia
served 916 years as a Greek Orthodox church and 477 years as a mosque. It was converted
into a museum by the year 1935 with orders of Ataturk. Lunch will be served at a local
Visit of Topkapi Palace
in the afternoon , overlooking Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. Topkapi Palace was the
residence of the Ottoman Sultans for several centuries. Sections of unique Chinese &
Japanese porcelains ^Treasury collection of Ottoman Dynasty. Istanbul sightseeing tour can
not be completed without a visit to the Grand Bazaar ; the oldest and largest covered
market place in the world with its more than four thousand shops. After visiting the Grand
Bazaar return to the hotel.
(Full day with lunch) KT-02
Morning cruise by chartered boat
along the Bosphorus up to Tarabya . This cruise starts from Golden Horn and then continues
its Zigzag course on the Bosphorus passing various Palaces , beautiful parks , old seaside
summer houses and impressive fortresses. The ship will also sail under the two bridges
linking Asia and Europe before making its final stop in Tarabya ; a summer resort with
lots of restaurants and little cafes . Lunch will be served in a typical seafood
restaurant by the Bosphorus.
Drive over the Bosphorus
Bridge to the Asian side and enjoy a break at Çamlıca Hill. The visit of Beylerbeyi
Palace is also inclusive . This Palace located near the foot of the Bosphorus Bridge on
the Asian Shore, is used to be a summer imperial mansion to accomodate visiting state
dignitaries. After visiting the Palace return to the hotel.
HIGHLIGHTS ( Half day ) KT- 03
Half day city sightseeing tour starting with the visit of the Hippodrome Square built by
the Roman Emperor Septimus, in the year of203. Visit of Hagia Sophia , considered to be a
Masterpiece of Byzantine Art; first construction by Constantine the Great & present
one ordered by Justinianus . Its first construction dates back from the 4th. century AD.
Hagia Sophia served 916 years as a church and 477 years as a mosque and than it was turned
into a museum in 19 3 6.Afterwards visit of Underground Basilica Cistern , which is the
largest underground reservoir in Istanbul. Underground Cistern (Yerebatan) was built in
the 6th. century during Justinianus' s reign and supplied water to the nearby palace
HIGHLIGHTS ( Half day ) KT-04
Half day city sightseeing tour
starting with the visit of the Blue Mosque.It was founded in the name of Sultan Ahmet I as
Royal Mosque, and was constructed by the
architect Sedefkar Mehmet
Ağa, Sinan the Great's student. Having blue & green tiles used for
decoration within the monument, it is also called as "Blue Mosque". It
is the only mosque in
the world built with six minarets.
Afterwards visit of Topkapı Palace, the residence of the Ottoman Sultans for
centuries, which overlooks the Bosphorus and the Golden
Horn. Topkapi Palace is the most
extensive monument of Turkish civil
architecture. The monument occupies 700.000 squaremeters, and is a building complex of 4
courts .kiosks ,mosques and fountains.
Topkapi Palace has a rich
collection of Chinese, Japanese porcelain Jewelry collections of the Ottoman Dynasty, as
well as religious relics, which goes back to the time of ProphetMohammed. Harem will also
be visited within the Palace complex.
NIGHT ON LUXURY CRUISE KT - 05
An enchanted night cruise starts while you
sip your welcome drink as the sun sets on
Istanbul. Beneath the
Bosphorus Bridge by moonlight, glide past the Çırağan Palace, Dolmabahçe Palace on
European shore and Beylerbeyi Palace, Kanlıca and Anatolian
on Asian shore.
A rich variety of open buffet dishes, specialities
of Turkish Cuisine and barbecue,
including unlimited local
Upon special request a belly dancer, classical Turkish musicians or Trio musicians can
also be provided.
ISTANBUL BY NIGHT TOUR
KT - 06
Drive through illuminated
Istanbul. Dinner at a first class restaurant . Watching spectacular Floor show of famous
belly dancers , typical Anatolian folklore groups featuring popular musical instruments
and Turkish singers.
PRINCES' ISLANDS (
Full Day including lunch ) KT- 07
A full day tour starting
with a cruise by the excursion yacht to the Princes' Islands - an archipelago consisting
of small couple of islands in the Sea of Marmara. These islands are popular summer resorts
with ideal picnic areas and beautiful beaches. The boat will sail passing Kınalı Ada,
Burgaz , Heybeli and finally reaching to the biggest island called Biiyukada. Lunch will
be served at one of the seafood restaurants by the sea.
In the afternoon guests
will participate a tour of the island by horse - drawn carriages , which are the only
unique transportation facility . This popular ride will take you through elegant wooden
summer houses , beautiful gardens and also through a pine forest before coming back to the
center of town. Afterwards guests will board the chartered boat and return to Istanbul.
BURSA TOUR ( Full day
including lunch ) KT - O8
Full day excursion to
Bursa. Visit of Green Mosque and Mausoleum , Grand Mosque (Ulu Camii), Tomb of Osman Gazi
( Founder of Ottoman Empire ) and Orhan Gazi. Lunch at a local restaurant in Bursa.
Afterwards visit of old Silk Market and Covered Bazaar. Depending on time swimming
facility by hot thermal baths (this city is very famous with thermal baths). Return to
EPHESUS TOUR (Full day including lunch
) KT - 09
Early morning flight to
Izmir. Upon arrival departure to Ephesus. Visit of ancient city with its legendary marble
streets , amphitheater , Hadrian's Temple and the library of Celsius . Lunch at a local
restaurant in Selçuk. Afterwards visit the archeological museum, St. John ' s Basilica
and Virgin Mary' s House. Return to Izmir airport late in the afternoon for the flight to