Resurrection: Ertugrul | 9 Nights Group Tour

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  • From

    R24900

    per person sharing
  • Web Code:TH006
  • Nights:9
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Package Description

DAY 1 Arrival to Istanbul (Dinner included)

Upon arrival in Istanbul (Ataturk Airport), the city of two continents, you will be greeted by our representative with Turkish hospitality & accompanied during your transfer to the hotel, where you will be briefed by your travel consultant. 
Overnight in Istanbul 

DAY 2 Historical Istanbul Tour (Breakfast,  Dinner included)

After Breakfast, your day will commence with a visit to the ancient Byzantine Hippodrome where you will tour the Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column, Fountain of Wilhelm II, the elegant Blue Mosque famous with its heavenly six minarets and the Hagia Sophia Museum, built during the reign of Emperor Theodosius and burned down in the fire of Nika Revolt in 532 A.D. 
After lunch break at local restaurant, you will visit the Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), residence and administrative center of the Ottoman Sultans. Lastly, we will visit the oldest mall of the world Grand Bazaar.  
Overnight in Istanbul 

DAY 3 Istanbul to Sogut (Breakfast, Dinner included)

We will start our journey from Istanbul to Sogut. On our way there, we will drop by at a small historic town called Iznik. According to geographer Strabo, the ancient town was founded in 316 BC by Antigonos, the commanders of Alexander the Great (356-323 B.C). In Iznik, we will visit Little Hagia Sophia and witness the structure that has endured so many historical events. Then, we will continue our journey to Sogut; a small humble town that lead to existence of a once upon a time, the magnificent empire of Ottoman. We will visit the Tomb of Ertugrul Gazi and lots of monuments which are attributed to him, scattered around the town. You will have some times to take photos as you are dressed up in the costumes resemble some characters from those days. We then will travel to Inegol where to visit the tomb of one the greatest of warriors, and a close confidant of Ertugrul; Turgut Alp. After that, we will go to Bursa city center and call it a day. 
Overnight in Bursa 

DAY 4 Sogut to Bursa (Breakfast, Dinner included) 

The day starts by visiting Cumalaizik; a UNESCO Heritage Ottoman Historical Village, you will have a healthy classic Turkish breakfast for refreshment before touring the area. We then will visit Tophane, where Osman Gazi and Orhan Gazi, the founders of the Ottoman dynasty, were laid for their final rest in two ancient Byzantine structures, which underwent drastic alteration or were even completely rebuilt after the earthquake of 1855. 
Visit to Ulucami (Grand Mosque), built in the Seljuk style, it was ordered by the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid I and built between 1396 and 1399.  
Green Mosque and the Green Mausoleum. And silk market
Overnight in Bursa 

DAY 5 Bursa to Kusadasi (Breakfast, Dinner included) 

Today, we are driving to Kusadasi via visiting Izmir.  Dinner & Overnight in Kusadasi 

DAY 6 Ephesus (Breakfast, Dinner included)

Absorb yourself  in  history today with a guided tour of the  site of one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the world, the site of Temple of Artemis and the ancient city of Ephesus. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the city and stadium where chariot and horse races were once held.  You will also have the chance to experience some Turkish handicrafts and your last visit will be Sirince village which is located on the top of a mountain After the visit of Sirince you will turn back to your hotel.  

Dinner & Overnight in Ramada Kusadasi 

DAY 7  Kusadasi (Breakfast, Dinner included)

Leisure day in Kusadasi. Dinner & Overnight in Kusadasi
 
DAY 8  Kusadasi to Istanbul (Breakfast, Dinner included)

After breakfast, we drive to Istanbul. Dinner will be at local restaurant. 

DAY 9  Istanbul (Breakfast & Dinner included)

After Breakfast , transferred to airport and for your outbound flight


Includes

  • Economy class Flights on Turkish Airlines 
  • 9 Nights’ Accommodation in a 4* Hotels
  • 8 Breakfasts 
  • 9 Dinners 
  • Turkey Visa (Free for South African passport holders) 
  • All Airport & Internal Transfers 
  • Tours as mentioned with Entrance fees
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Legend Tours Rep
  • Travel Bag & Cap
  • Pre Departure get together  

Excludes

  • Porterage, phone calls, bar fridge bills, tips, laundry and curious
  • Anything of a personal nature 
  • All extras not specified are for your personal account

Terms and Conditions

All packages are subject to availability and currency fluctuations. Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Rates valid for consecutive nights. Pre-bookings are essential.

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