Istanbul Bursa Yalova Abant (12 Nights) www.lemistravel.com
   
DAY 1- ISTANBUL
     Arrive in Istanbul (any time) and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in Istanbul.

DAY 2- ISTANBUL

      Depart for city tour. Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. We visit the Topkapi Palace,where Imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc.... and Hippodrome, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place and free time in Grand bazaar with its 3.500 shops. Overnight in Istanbul.

DAY 3 - ISTANBUL
      Cruise in Marmara Sea to Princes' Islands, stop at Büyükada, the popular summer resort with sandy beaches and pinewood scenery, once the pleasure island of Byzantine Princes.Tour of the island with horse-drawn carriages Evening return to Istanbul and transfer to hotels.Also visioned during the tour: Topkapi Palace, Leander's Tower, Uskudar from the sea. Overnight in Istanbul.

DAY 4 - BURSA
      Departure by ferry-boat via Yalova, enjoying the lovely countryside view. Drive to Bursa, former Ottoman Capital and lunch of famous "Kebap of Alexander The Great". Climb to Uludag, the legendary Mount Olympos, by Teleferik (Cable Car), visit to Ulucami (Grand Mosque), the Green Mosque and the Green Mausoleum, the old Silk Market in the Covered Bazaar. Overnight in Bursa.

DAY 5 - BURSA
      Free day in Bursa city for shopping. Overnight in Bursa.

DAY 6 - YALOVA
      Transfer to Yalova City and free time in Famous Yalova Thermal Baths.Overnight in Yalova

DAY 7 - YALOVA
      Free day in Yalova for relaxing. Overnight in Yalova.

DAY 8 - BOLU ( ABANT )
      Transfer to Bolu ( Abant Lake ). Overnight in Abant.

DAY 9 - BOLU ( ABANT )
      Free day in Abant for relaxing. Overnight in Abant.

DAY 10 – ISTANBUL
      Transfer to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

DAY 11 - ISTANBUL
      Bosphorus Tour. Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar), mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish etc.. Bosphorus Cruise, through the waterway separating the two continents, Europe and Asia, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residentials and luxurious apartments and afternoon Camlica Hill. Overnight in Istanbul.

DAY 12 – ISTANBUL
      Free day in Istanbul for shopping. Overnight stay in Istanbul.

DAY 13- HOME
      After breakfast transfer to airport (any time) and the end of our services.

INCLUDED
  • 12 nights accommodation.
  • All transportation in Turkey by a/c tour coach,
  • Meals as stated on the itinerary,
  • All entrance fees to the sites and to the museums mentioned on the above program,
  • Comprehensive sightseeing as itinerary,
  • Arabic or English speaking professional guide throughout.