Tour Start Date: Available on Everyday
TOUR ROUTE: Istanbul – Sapanca – Bolu – Bursa – Bilecik – Istanbul
7 Days Green Turkey Tour Package Summary :
If you are looking for something special and extraordinary then look no further! The best Turkey package for a short visit for Natural & Religious & Historical Sites in Turkey, including Istanbul, Sapanca , Bolu , Bursa , Bilecik and back to Istanbul. This an exquisite tour for you with all the bells and whistles. An ideal tour for those who love history and culture for their 7 Days Green Turkey Tour.
7 DAYS GREEN TURKEY TOUR ITINERARY:
Day 1 - Istanbul - Arrival Day
Upon our arrival at Istanbul International Airport, your guide will meet, assist and transfer you to the hotel. Istanbul’s original name is Byzantium then Constantinople. It is the most fascinating city, which actually connects two continents Europe and Asia. It is a city of amalgamation of bazaars, minarets, mosques, churches, palaces, and restaurants catering to everyone’s taste, museums, customs and twelve million people from all around the world. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 – Istanbul City Tour
After breakfast we depart for Istanbul City Tour. We will visit to SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE. It was built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet and located across St. Sophia and is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. After that, we will see the ANCIENT HIPPODROME, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine.
Then we visit to HAGIA SOPHIA GRAND MOSQUE: The Hagia Sophia, previously known as the Church of Divine Wisdom, is simply the best of its kind! Hagia Sophia is the greatest surviving example of Byzantine Architecture. For 1000 years it was once the largest church in the world, decorated with stunning 6th century golden mosaics. Today it is a mosque and still attracts millions of tourists from all around the world!
After the lunch, we will be heading to ASIL EFENDI which is a unique atmosphere with reasonable prices for you to do some shopping. Here we will find; Exotic Spices and Herbs, Turkish Baklava, Turkish Delights, Turkish Coffee, nuts and fruits, small souvenirs such as Ceramic Handicrafts, Evil
Eyes totems, all natural olive oil, soaps and many other goods in Souvenir Shops and stores. After the tour, we will be transfered back to our hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 – Istanbul – Sapanca & Masukiye Tour – Bolu
After an excellent buffet breakfast we will get in our hotel, we move to Maşukiye, which is famous for its nature. We will be given spare time when we reach Maşukiye, our guests can spend some time in cafes or walk with the beauty of nature. It is certain that you will be more vigorous with the walks with the wonderful floral scents in the forests with plenty of oxygen in the visual wonders. Our guests can also participate in activities such as sightseeing, atv safari, zipline or utv tour in nature in Maşukiye. (All these activities are extra charge.) 10-15 minutes of information about UTV or ATV usage and security are provided. After this brief and important information, our first group starts safari under the leadership of the guide. Safari takes about 45 minutes. During this trip, we will have a challenging journey on pathways between beech trees in the forest. We take short breaks to illustrate the pleasant views of Samanlı Mountain by passing through the paths, streams and waters. All our guests who provide the necessary conditions can benefit from extra activities. After our tour is over, we return to our hotel. Overnight in Bolu.
Day 4 – Bolu – Yedigoller Tour
After breakfast, we take our guests from the hotel and start our Yedigoller tour. The Seven Lakes are at the foot of Aladağlar, which take on a different beauty every season, shine like a ring stone in the middle of the pine forest, another beautiful lake in every season… 7 lakes are Sazlıgöl, İncegöl, Nazlıgöl, Kurugöl, Deringöl, Büyükgöl and Seringöl, which are lined up 2,000 meters to the north.
Dilek Fountain, Gulen rocks, Bakacak Hill, Kapankaya observation site trips. We will have the opportunity to take beautiful photos in the places we will see during the walk. After our tour is over, we return to our hotel. Overnight in Bolu.
Day 5 – Bolu – Bursa City Tour
After breakfast at 08:00 – 08:30 am, we depart from Bolu , we will first visit the historical Covered Bazaar and Ulucami (Grand) Mosque of Bursa and Silk Bazaar in Bursa.
After the tour we will have a lunch break, we continue with visits to Green Mosque and Green Mausoleum, visit The Uludag Mountain By Cable Car, spend some free time and return back to the Bursa city centre.We will visit to Traditional Turkish Delight Factory and then we will be transfered to the hotel and check in to the hotel. Overnight in Bursa.
Day 6 – Daily Ertugrul Gazi – Sogut City Tour to Istanbul
After breakfast, we will pick you up from your hotel and depart for Ertugrul Gazi - Sogut City Tour. Ottoman Empire was founded here in 1299, and Ertugrul Gazi, father of the founder of Ottoman Empire Osman Bey, passed away and buried here. We will visit THE TOMB OF ERTUGRUL GAZI. After that we will visit Bilecik Museum originally constructed as a courthouse on the land where a demolished Ottoman building once stood, this large and impressive structure was restored and opened as a museum in 2006. It exhibits both archaeological and ethnographic items in chronological order. Sheikh Edebali Tomb, which was attributed to Sheikh Edebali, who was considered by many to be the philosophic architect of the Ottoman Empire, was built during the time of Orhan Gazi. It has a panoramic view on the cliffs. Orhan Ghazi Mosque built on the edge of a steep cliff, the mosque has the capacity to hold 365 worshipers at the same time. Believed to be built in the early 14th century and only 50 meters from the Edebali Mausoleum, Orhan Ghazi Mosque was restored in 1973. Unlike other
mosques, which the minarets are traditionally adjacent to the mosque, the main minaret of Orhan Ghazi Mosque is built on a rock, 30 meters away from the main building. The Clock Tower is located at the center of the Bilecik province over a hill dominant to the city. The Watch Tower is four - sided, with one clock in each side and was constructed by Sultan II. Abdülhamit. Pelitozu Pond, which is covered with pine trees, is 7 kilometers away from the city center. The pond which has an area of 213.50 hectares, was created for irrigation purposes. It attracts great attention especially on weekends due to its ease of transportation and wide area. You can set up a tent and barbecue around the lake. There are also outdoor cafes and pancake houses. You can also rent bicycles for touring around the lake and you can have a short trip by the sea bikes in the lake. After the tour we will be transfered to Istanbul and check in to our hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 7 – Istanbul - End of Tour
Today we depart for Istanbul by our domestic flight and then back to home!
We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing Eco Travel Shop Turkey.
7 DAYS GREEN TURKEY TOUR INCLUDES:
- All Airport transfers mentioned in the itinerary
- 3 nights’ hotel in Istanbul
- 2 nights’ hotel in Bolu
- 1 night hotel in Bursa
- 6 breakfasts
- Guided Istanbul City Tour
- Guided Bursa & Uludag Mountain by Cable Car Tour
- Guided Sapanca & Masukiye Tour
- Guided Ertugrul Gazi – Sogut City Tour
- All entrance fees are mentioned in the itinerary
- Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach
- Professional English speaking tour guides
- Hotel room taxes
TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Tipping is Mandatory: Daily 2 Euro for Per Person for Guide and 1 Euro Per Person for Driver
- International flights
- Insurance: All types
- City Tax
- Turkey entry visa
- Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section
|7 DAYS GREEN TURKEY TOUR PRICES IN EURO|
|Per Person In||TRIPLE ROOM||DOUBLE ROOM||SINGLE ROOM|
|Min. 4 Pax||€ 796,00||€ 815,00||€ 1.015,00|
|Min. 10 Pax||€ 519,00||€ 539,00||€ 749,00|
|Min. 15 Pax||€ 465,00||€ 485,00||€ 685,00|
|Min. 20 Pax||€ 449,00||€ 469,00||€ 679,00|
|Min. 25 Pax||€ 435,00||€ 455,00||€ 655,00|
|Min. 30 Pax||€ 409,00||€ 429,00||€ 629,00|
|Min. 35 Pax||€ 395,00||€ 415,00||€ 615,00|
|Min. 40 Pax||€ 385,00||€ 399,00||€ 605,00|
|Min. 45 Pax||€ 375,00||€ 389,00||€ 595,00|
|Hotel LIST or Similar Category|
|Istanbul||La Quinta By Wyndham Hotel|
|Bolu||Hampton By Hilton Hotel|
|Bursa||Tiara Thermal Hotel|
EXTRA SALES FOR OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES IN THE TOUR PROGRAM:
With the knowledge of nearly 15 years of Eco Travel Shop Ltd., we have prepared our optional tours in our specified tour program, by choosing the most beautiful and most important activity in each region, for our valuable guests, with the most affordable prices. You do not have to attend all of the optional tours specified in the schedule. In order for us to serve you better, it is obligatory to attend, the optional tours specified only with the Eco Travel Shop Group Ltd., and cannot be taken from any other companies. If you wish, you may buy our optional tours from our discounted prices on our website or you can make a reservation from our current prices when you arrive in Turkey. Every optional tour taken with the Eco Travel Shop Ltd. is under the guarantee of the Eco Travel Shop Ltd.
OPTIONAL DINNER CRUISE ON THE BOSPHORUS TOUR: 2nd day it is possible to book ;
2nd night of the tour, between 19:30 to 23:30 we have an optional Entertaining Dinner Cruise program on the Bosphorus, where Europe and Asia are connected. You will spend an unforgettable night on the Bosphorus with dinner, unlimited local alcoholic and non-alcoholic & soft drinks, belly dance show, Turkish Folklore show, DJ Performance and great entertainment on Bosphorus Dinner Cruise. End of the entertainment at about midnight 00:00 am you will be transfered to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
The Price Per Person 55.00 Euro
OPTIONAL ATV SAFARI: On 3th day it is possible to book ;
If you would like some exciting and fun outdoor activities to look around Masukiye, you can join a guided Quad tour in Masukiye / Sapanca.
You can drive an ATV (quad) bike your own and our guide will lead you to see the most attractive and spectacular views of Masukiye & Sapanca.
You will have a chance to have a different and memorable sightseeing experience, as you will drive between those different hills, beautiful valleys and dunes with your friends. After the tour you an continue your program.
The Price Per Person: 50.00 Euro
OPTIONAL ZIP-LINE TOUR: : On 3rd day it is possible to book ;
You can also join Zip-line Tour for some sight seeing and fun!
We will do Zip-line which is an adrenaline raising entertainment where guests descend through the canyon down the steel wire rope, secured with a belt. Adventure also includes training. Depending on the size of the group, zip-line gives you unforgettable moments. One of the guide hooks you up at the beginning of each wire, while the other one waits for you at the end of each wire. That is the system to pass all four wires. (total 2 wires with the length of 350mt).
The Price for Per Person 40.00 Euro
If you are a travel agency or tour operator, please register on our agency section for special B2B rates. Please contact us for any requests and more information.
DISCOUNTS FOR CHILDREN
|UNDER 1,99 YEARS OLD||15% Euro (Baby Seat)|
|2 – 6,99 YEARS OLD||25%|
|7 – 10,99 YEARS OLD||50%|
|ABOVE 11 YEARS OLD||Full amount|
ECO TRAVEL SHOP BOOKING PRIVATE TOUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
For our valued guests, we would like to give you detailed information about the appropriate payment terms, cancellation & return conditions, our private Turkey tour and how you can make your own special departs, our hotel options, our guide options, optional activities and so on.
TOUR PAYMENT METHOD:
We want to announce a special payment facility opportunity for our private tour Turkey, which we have prepared in our private tour Turkey concept for our esteemed guests.
It will be possible to make only %25 of the full price during the reservation instead of the full amount. The voucher will be sent TO you via email along with the confirmation.
The remaining payment will be made until at least 5 weeks before the tour departure date.
The payment requirements is subject to change according to the season or hotel choice. If it is the high season or if the hotel you have chosen is a luxury hotel with fixed payment methods, you will be informed about the requirements and cancellation policy before the confirmation.
PS: For the inquiries we receive 4 weeks before the departure date, the payment will be %100 outright cash on the line. In addition, for the inquiries we receive less than 4 weeks before the departure date, extra expenses from the hotels will be added on the invoices.
Due to the quota we have at the hotels and for the transfer company, the inquiries we receive 1 week before the departure date will not be confirmed.
TOUR PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION POLICY:
As a company, we are always honored to protect the benefits of our guests and business partners, and to always provide the best price, the best package and convenience in cancellation conditions for them. Cancellation policy below is only for land services and we will follow the cancellation policy of airline companies for domestic flights.
- If you cancel your booking 4 weeks before tour departure date you will receive %75 refund
- If you cancel your booking 3 weeks before tour departure date you will receive %50 refund.
- If you cancel your booking 2 weeks before tour departure date you will receive %25 refund.
TOUR PROGRAM ROUTE:
We have prepared this tour schedule very carefully for our dearest guests. The specified tour routes that have been prepared by Eco Travel Shop Ltd., and it is compulsory to visit the museums, historical places, cultural shopping venues and activities specified in the package. Everything on the tour route has been specially prepared with the knowledge of almost 15 years of Eco Travel Shop Ltd. and has been prepared for the comfort, convenience and sensitivity of our guests in the foreground.
HOW CAN I GET A QUOTA AND CAN I NOTIFY THE GUESTS’ NAMES THAT WILL JOIN THE TOUR LATER?
If you want to do marketing about our tours and to announce one or more of our departure dates, all you have to do is to secure your place by making a prepayment of 30.00 Euro Per Person. You must notify us with all the names that will participate in our tour before starting the tour. After paying the deposit, you will not be affected by the price increases in our tour.
ARE THESE PRICES GUARANTEED?
These prices are our guaranteed prices, however, if there are any extreme spikes in the prices in Turkey, the price might be updated excluding already confirmed groups with confirmed names and fixed departure dates. You will be given notice of the price chance 1 week prior. Therefore, we kindly request you to inform us about all your confirmed groups.
HOTELS IN THE TOUR PACKAGE:
The prices of this program have been determined with the cooperation of the specified hotels. These prices are only valid for accommodation in these hotels and a hotel that is not on the list cannot be requested. If there is a modification in the status of the specified hotels, Eco Travel Shop Ltd. has the authority to arrange a different hotel in the same category and under the same conditions.
PROFESSIONAL TOUR GUIDES:
For these programs, we provide an outstanding, experienced, knowledgeable professional guide who speaks English very well. However, if you have special groups of at least 25 people other than our specified groups, we can provide you with guides in other languages. You have to take a private tour for a private guide and state your choice in advance.
Many of our tours DO NOT include domestic flights because of the different cancellation policy of airline companies. If you would like us to arrange your domestic flights, Eco Travel Shop Ltd. is more than happy to assist you with the best possible rates. These flights have a limitation of 15 kg of check-in luggage with 8 kg of cabin bag depending on the airline company’s policies.
Please abide by these in-flight regulations. You should be present at the airport at least an hour prior to your flight departures. We reserve and book your flight tickets a week before the travel dates with the names provided by yourselves. If there is a typo or a lettering mistake on the names, our company holds no responsibility of any incovenience thay may be experienced so it is best to have a copy of the passport provided to your representative.
COACH TRANSFER & TRANSPORTATION:
All of the buses we use are luxury air-conditioned buses. Most of them have TV, freezer available and our luxury Mercedes Sprinter has internet and mini bar. All of the buses used intercity are very clean, comfortable and safe. You will witness a lot of interesting and beautiful views during the journey. For long bus journeys, we give a small break every 2-5 hours to relax and freshen up.
MEALS:Dinners usually served in the hotels on half board category. Lunches will be served in restaurants on the destination route. Meals are mostly served as Set Menu or Open Buffet Style. If you have meal preferences or special diet requirements, please inform us beforehand for necessary arrangements during your tour confirmation.
MUSEUM:On our Tour Routes, we include all the “must see” museums and sight-seeing venues in our itinenary. This service is included within the tour price. Some museums have different operation days and times but we will have similar sites to fill in for them.
Turkey is a great destination for shopping opportunities especially Turkish rugs/carpets, jewelry, leather, textile, ceramics and many other hand made artifacts. During the tours, we recommend some of the reliable and reasonable shopping venues to be visited. Our shopping stops are consisted of trustworthy, guaranteed vendors. Our guide will direct you to such stores during the tours. You may get informed by our guide in regards to shopping matters while on the tour. Some of our shopping venues may apply group discount that you may want to take advantage of.
|TIPPING is MANDATORY:
For drivers’ and tour guides’ motivation to give a better service, tips are mandatory. We only request the basic amount which is 2 Euro for tour guide and 1 Euro for the driver per day per person. Please give your tips to the driver and the guide in an envelope with your notes !
AIRPORT TRANSFER SERVICES:
We provide your airport transfers for arrival and returns. Please, provide us the flight details when purchasing the tour for proper arrangements with flight code, destination, date and arrival timing. Our airport officer will be present to welcome you after you pass the customs, luggage claim and greet you with a name board outside the EXIT GATE 13 for both international and domestic flights.
|7 DAYS GREEN TURKEY TOUR – Distances|
|Distances||Kilometer||Miles||Hours||Tour Start Time||Tour End Time|
|Istanbul – Sapanca - Bolu||151||85||1.45min||08:30 AM||17:30 PM|
|Bolu - Yedigoller||42||24||60 min||8:30 AM||17:00 PM|
|Bolu – Bursa||301||187||3.30 min||8:30 AM||18:00 PM|
|Bursa – Bilecik - Sogut||134||83||1:45 min||08:30 PM||17:30 PM|
|Bursa – Istanbul||179||111||2:10 min||08:30 PM||17:30 PM|
SEASONS OF TURKEY:
- Winter Season: Between the months of December, January, February as the weather is around 10 degrees celsius
- Spring: Between the months of March, April and May as the weather is around 22 degrees celsius
- Summer: June, July and August are summer time with approx 30 degrees celsius.
- Autumn: September through November is considered to be autumn month with a National average of 20 degrees celsius.
- Have your attire accordingly and dress with proper clothing as per the guidance above.
THINGS TO BE CARED FOR AND BROUGHT ON YOU
Turkey is a very modern Islamic country. You may just have fun and go around as in any European country when you are in Turkey. Only a few things to pay attention for such as entering into a Mosque with an alcoholic beverage in hand. Women should be carefully head-covered when in a holy environment. Rest is pretty much the same as in any western city. Bars, cafes and restaurants are open until late nights and People get entertained safely. We suggest for you to have the items listed below.
- Travel Insurance that covers health expenses as well. Globally recognized credit cards.
- Cash needed for small purchases where cards are not accepted. It is best to use an official exchange office for Turkish currency transactions.
- Clothing in line with seasonal standards as indicated above.
- Universal adaptor and charger equipments for electronical devices.
- Comfortable trekking shoes for walking around as the tours most likely to have walking distances
- International Telephone Communication checked
- Have a copy of your flight ticket with you
- Have a personal identification on you at all times
THINGS TO BE CHECKED PRIOR TO THE TOUR;
Please check the information below before your departure
- International Flight Tickets
- Tour itinenary
- Confirmation received from us to include hotel reservations etc.
- Domestic Flight Tickets if any (Please check your title/name spelling printed correctly)
- Passport Validation Terms
- Visa if necessary (check before your trip for the dates on your visa )
- If visa is necessary, please ask us for invitation letter to ease the visa application process
- Flight details for on time airport transfer services
- Observe the luggage limitation by airlines for domestic flights
- Obtain emergency contact details from our office
If you require any further information that is not listed above please contact us by the details below:
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org