Day 1: ARRIVE ISTANBUL (L, D)
Arrive Istanbul. Welcome and assist by our English speaking tour guide. We drive to Asia side to visit Camlica Hill. From here, there is an absolutely magnificent view of Istanbul. Continue to visit Mosque of Sultan Suleiman the magnificent. The Suleymaniye Mosque was built on the order of Sultan Suleyman (Suleyman the Magnificent) “was fortunate to be able to draw on the talents of the architectural genius of Sinan Pasha”. The construction work began in 1550 and the Mosque was finished in 1558. After lunch, Dinner and overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2: ISTANBUL (B, L, D)
After breakfast, depart to Old City: Sultanahmet to Roman Hippodrome where horse chariot aces and events were held. Proceed to visit the Blue Mosque which Sultan Ahmet I set out to build at 1616. The layout of the Blue Mosque is classic Ottoman design. The forecourt has an ablutions fountain in its center. The portico around three sides could be used for prayer, meditation or study during warm weather. Continue to visit Topkapi Palace which was the residence of Ottoman Sultans for almost four centuries and is Istanbul’s premier must see attraction. Unlike European Style Palaces, Topkapi is not one large building with outlying garden its form inspired and informed by Islamic architectural sensibilities consists of series of pavilions, kitchens, audience chambers and kiosks built around a series of garden count yards. After lunch, visit Leather Outlet Center for live fashion show. Free time for shopping. Visit Ortakoy Village. Ortakoy is a must visit in Istanbul, this place is just wonderful and has the spirit of the city. Transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3: ISTANBUL – BURSA (B, L, D)
After breakfast, we depart for Bursa early in the morning. Upon arrival, we visit the Cumalikizik Village. Lunch will be served at a Local restaurant. After lunch, Green Tomb, Grand Mosque and Silk Market. Check in hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Bursa.
Day 4: BURSA – ISTANBUL (B, L, D)
After breakfast, shopping stop at Turkish Delight (Candy) and Olive Oil Outlet. Drive to Istanbul. After lunch, visit Taksim Square and Istiklal Street. Situated in the European part of Istanbul, is a major shopping, tourist and leisure district famed for its restaurants, shops and hotels. It is considered the heart of modern Istanbul. Dinner and overnight in Istanbul.
Day 5: ISTANBUL (B, L, D)
After breakfast, visit Spice Bazaar where the smells of cinnamon, cloves and thyme. Following lunch, take Bosphorus Cruise. Along the shores of the legendary Bosphorus, the natural gateway that divides Asia and Europe. Numerous summer palaces and palatial homes will pass by on either side. Drop to Grand Covered Bazaar of Istanbul which covered by hemispheric domes-houses 4,000 shops. Free time for shopping. Dinner and overnight in Istanbul.
Day 6: DEPARTURE (B)
After breakfast, transfer to airport.