Istanbul Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF TURKEY 520

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Day 1: Istanbul

Today we will meet you at the airport in Istanbul and transfer you to your hotel.

Day 2: Istanbul

Free day for you to visit the school - own arrangements.

Day 3: Istanbul

Free day for you to visit the school - own arrangements.

Istanbul view

Day 4: Istanbul

Today you will enjoy a half day guided tour of Istanbul. You will visit the Blue Mosque, The Topkapı Palace, Aya Sophia and the Roman Hippodrome. The Blue Mosque is so named due to the blue tiles that line the walls.

Day 5: Istanbul

Today you wil have a guided trip to Princes Islands. Take a cruise through the Sea of Marmara to the unspoiled charms of Buyukada. The largest of the Prince's Islands, Buyukada boasts lush foliage, pine forests, turn of the century wooden mansions and incomparable views of Istanbul. Best of all, cars are banned, so you travel by horse-drawn carriage. Evening return to Istanbul and transfer to the hotel.

Day 6: Istanbul

After breakfast at the hotel , drive to Bursa and visit the first capital of the Ottoman Empire in the 14th century, and a major spa center, visit the Ottoman complex to see the Grand Mosque, the Green Mosque, considered to be one of the finest examples of early Ottoman architecture, and the Green Mausoleum, the tomb of Sultan Mehmet I. This is Bursa's loveliest building, with its spectacular tile work. Finally visit Covered Bazaar with its local cotton goods, and Koza Han, the silk cocoon caravanserai, with shops selling beautiful silks and brocades.

Day 7: Istanbul

You will enjoy a half day Bosphorus tour in Istanbul. This will include a cruise on the Bosphorus and a visit to the Egyptian Bazaar.

Day 8: Istanbul

We will transfer you to the airport in time for your departure flight.

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last updated - 30 Jan 2015 3:14 PM