Best of Istanbul And Trabzon

7 Nights / 8 Days | 1 Country / 2 Cities

Best of Istanbul And Trabzon

7 Nights / 8 Days - 1 Country / 2 Cities

Istanbul (4N)/Trabzon (3N)

  • Family
  • Food

Starting Price Per Adult

₹ 30,720

Istanbul (4N)/Trabzon (3N)

  • Family
  • Food
  • From City

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  • Rooms & Guests 02 Adults

  • Tour Date

  • day 1

  • MORNING

    Arrive in Istanbul. Transfer to Hotel

  • EVENING

    Free Time at Leisure

  • day 2

  • FULL DAY

    Full Day Istanbul Ottoman Relics & Byzantium Tour with Lunch

  • day 3

  • FULL DAY

    Full Day Bursa Tour with Cable Car & Shopping Tour with Lunch

  • day 4

  • FULL DAY

    Full Day Princess Island Tour with Local Lunch & Electric Car

  • day 5

  • MORNING

    Transfer to Airport for flight to Trabzon. Transfer to Hotel

  • day 6

  • FULL DAY

    Full Day Excursion to Ayder National Park

  • day 7

  • FULL DAY

    Full Day Uzungol Lake Tour

  • day 8

  • MORNING

    Departure from Trabzon to Istanbul

Day 1

| Istanbul

Arrive in Istanbul. Located in the Marmara region of Turkey, Istanbul is the world's most gorgeous and mysterious city. Check out the beauty, the great culture, the colourful lifestyle, the harmony of opposites and everything this amazing city has to offer. Upon arrival in Istanbul, you will be welcomed by our local representative and transferred to your hotel located in Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul

Day 2

| Istanbul

This Full Day Tour of Istanbul provides the perfect introduction to the fabled city that spans Asia and Europe. On this one day sightseeing tour you will see how old meets new when you visit Istanbul’s four “must-see” historic sites. We will pick you up from the hotel (city center hotels). Then you will meet with your guide at the meeting point. We will visit Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, Grand Covered Bazaar, Topkapi Palace, Sultan Tombs.

Hagia Sophia (Aya Sofya): a UNESCO-listed museum that contains Ottoman and Byzantine works. From the Golden Age of Byzantine Empire, this once a Christian church is one of the most extraordinary buildings in the history of architecture. Listen to its history and examine the architecture together with a professional guide.

Next stop is Topkapi Palace, the largest and oldest palace in the world to survive to our day and also was the primary residence of the Ottoman sultans for approximately 400 years.

Then, make a visit to the Blue Mosque with six minarets, which was built at the bequest of Sultan Ahmet I, and is one of the best preserved and most significant examples of Ottoman architecture.

Continue to Istanbul Hippodrome where chariot races were held. It was the center of Byzantium’s life for 1000 years and of Ottoman life for another 400 years and has been the scene of countless political dramas.

The last stop of your journey is the Grand Bazaar, one of the oldest and largest covered markets in the world. Its numerous shops are bursting with everything you can imagine, from jewelry to silk clothing, and traditional copperware to exotic, Oriental imports and many more hidden gems.

Day 3

| Istanbul

Breakfast at the Hotel. We proceed for a Full Day Excursion to city of Bursa, once the capital of the Ottoman Empire, on this day trip from Istanbul. Enjoy the views during the trip, and visit Tophane for a panoramic look at Bursa. Enjoy a local lunch, and ascend Mt. Uludag, the ancient Olympus, by cable car to take in the scenery. Opportunity to see local products of the region like chestnut, honey, olive oil, Turkish delight and outlet center, free time for Atv safari or ski motor and skiing. Visit Ulucami (Grand Mosque),the old silk market in the Covered bazaar

Day 4

| Istanbul

Breakfast at the Hotel. Take a trip to Büyükada, the largest of the Princes' Islands, from Istanbul and enjoy the cool breezes and charming sights along the way.

Enjoy the mild climate, lush vegetation and ornate Ottoman houses on Büyükada. Our guided tour to the Island keeps going for electric car tour of the island. You will sit and see all around the Island and enjoy the beautiful ottoman wooden houses mostly from 19th century. The Island was called Prinkipo which means Princess. You will get fresh air from the pine trees on the slopes of the hill of the island. The island is famous for its fish restaurants as we take you for lunch in a restaurant which has different choices for vegetarian or meat lovers too. After lunch time you will have 1 hour free time to walk along the Marmara Sea. In the island to taste famous ice-cream, delicius Lokma dessert or having relaxing time by sitting and watching the sea. While sipping your Turkish coffee or Turkish tea in a cafe if you wish. After your free time you will meet your tour guide in a meeting point across the pier to enjoy the boat ride back to Istanbul.When we arrıved to Istanbul from Princes's island.

Day 5

| Istanbul

After breakfast, we proceed to Istanbul Airport for your domestic flight to Trabzon.

Trabzon is one of the major cities of Turkey and the biggest one in the Eastern Black Sea region. Located on the historical Silk Road, Trabzon is a Turkish city cuddled up on the coast of Black sea. The city is famous for its multiculturalism and diversity in languages and religion. It is also known to be the epicenter of trade to Iran and Caucasus, and is one of the cities in Turkey where tourism is being developed to a great extent. On arrival, our local representative will transfer you to your hotel in Trabzon. Rest of Day is free at Leisure.

Day 6

| Trabzon

Today we depart for a Full Day Excursion to Ayder National Park. After the visit to Tea Factory and Sürmene Knife Factory Outlets, we continue to Ayder Highland. Following Fırtına Valley, which is one of the 200 ecological regions that need to be protected in the world, we arrive at Ayder Highland after the Zipline and tea break we will give in the Storm (Firtina) Valley. We offer free time after visiting Gelintülü Waterfall, which is located at the foot of Kaçkar Mountain, at the altitude of 1400 m. You can take a pleasant stroll during your time at Ayder Highland and sip your tea or coffee with the view of Gelintülü Waterfall. Accompanied by the sound of bagpipes coming from all around, you can watch people playing horon and you can join if you wish. Among all these, you shouldn't forget about the hot spring.

After the trips around and free time, we meet at our vehicle and leave Ayder Highland.

Day 7

| Trabzon

Uzungol, which means "long lake" is Turkey's most beautiful lake, located in the Trabzon province. A little slice of Switzerland in Turkey's Black Sea region, Uzungol's picturesque view features a lakeside mosque and high green mountains on all sides. There are numerous easy hiking trails in the surrounding hills. Here you may be lucky to spot a Eurasian lynx, roe deer, badger, or one of many various species of birds of prey. It is the most popular place in the region and, on the way to Uzungöl, ıt will be possible to visit some Ottoman time houses and buy some souvenirs like knives and Turkish tea grown in that part of Turkey.

Day 8

| Trabzon

After your breakfast, you will be transferred to airport for your flight (at additional cost) to Istanbul to connect your outbound flight

Standard :

  • ISTANBUL-Grand Emin Hotel | Alyon Hotel | Sim Hotel or similar

    TRABZON-Deryaman Hotel or similar

Deluxe :

  • ISTANBUL-Mukarnas Hotel | Ramada Grand Bazaar | The Byzantium Hotel or similar

    TRABZON-Usta Park Hotel or similar

Premium :

  • ISTANBUL-Holiday Inn Sisli Hotel | The Peak Hotel | Crowne Plaza Old City or similar

    TRABZON-Radisson Blu | Ramada Plaza or similar

Inclusions

Exclusions

Inclusions

  • 4 Nights’ accommodation in Istanbul in selected Hotel Category
  • 3 Nights’ accommodation in Trabzon in selected Hotel Category
  • All Sightseeings as per program (including entrance fees, taxes & professional guiding) in Seat In Coach basis
  • Full Day Istanbul Ottoman Relics & Byzantium Tour with Local Lunch
  • Full Day Bursa Tour with Cable Car & Shopping Tour with Local Lunch
  • Full Day Princess Island Tour with Local Lunch
  • Full Day Excursion to Ayder National Park
  • Full Day Uzungol Lake Tour
  • All Airport Transfers on Private basis
  • Domestic Flights from Istanbul – Trabzon & Trabzon to Istanbul in Economy Class (subject to availablity as per fares based on 18th Oct 2021)
  • Local Taxes & Charges
  • Package Validity – till 30th March 2022

Exclusions

  • International Airfares
  • Visa Cost for Turkey
  • Anything which is not specified under Inclusions
  • Travel Insurance
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  • Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing or any other item not specified in inclusions.
  • Any revision in air fares, increase in taxes or fuel surcharge, ROE, leading to increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Any Surcharges if applicable due to peak season or any other event
  • Rates are subject to availablity & are subject to change depending on season, surcharge, exibhitions, fairs etc
  • Local Taxes & VAT

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy (Per Person)
Days before departure:Cancellation Charge:
10 days100%
10 to 15 days75% + Non Refundable Component
15 to 30 days30% + Non Refundable Component
Hotel / Air 100% in case of non-refundable ticket / Hotel Room
Cruise / Visa On Actuals

Payment Policy

Payment PolicyOnline Advance as per Website
Within 45 to 30 days prior to the departure of the tour 75% of total tour cost or Non Refundable component whichever is higher
Within 30 days prior to the departure of the tour100% of total tour cost
  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and subject to change without prior notice.

  • In case FIT flight inclusive package, full amount of flight will be payable at the time of booking.

  • **For Air tickets being issued / blocked on time limit: Full INR component to be collected before issuance,else price will be subject to change.

  • Tour prices are valid for Indian Nationals & Foreigners holding Indian Resident Permit.

  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.

  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability

  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

  • Price on website //quoted are subject to availability at time of confirmation, we are currently not holding any blocking against the sent quotation.

Terms & Conditions

  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and subject to change without prior notice.

  • Price quoted are subject to availablity at time of confirmation, we are currently not holding any blocking against the sent quotation.

  • Tour prices are valid for Indian Nationals & Foreigners holding Indian Resident Permit.

  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.

  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability

  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

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