Positioned at the edge of Europe and Asia, Istanbul is Turkey’s largest city that offers an aura of intrigue and mystic beauty that appeals to all tourists. 

The city's vibrance and palatial heritage make it one of the most beautiful cities you can visit in the country. It serves as the capital of both the Byzantine and the Ottoman empires, and the multifarious cathedrals, mosques and palaces raised by the rulers can still be seen all over the city. Istanbul tourism is undeniably at its apex most of the year as it is topographically diversified and experiences sub-climates in different areas of the city.

Most iconic architecture can be spotted along the Bosphorus Strait, the narrow waterways between Europe and Asia. Cruises along the Bosphorus Strait grant you some stunning views and a beautiful moment of your life. Istanbul tour includes the sightseeing of the magical elements inside the glorious structures of Hagia Sophia, Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Dolmabahce Palace and get mesmerised with the beauty of the Basilica Cistern that are the most majestic and important buildings in the city. Many of these buildings now serve as museums, offering insight into the amazing lives of emperors and rulers, the incredible Byzantine and later European architecture, as well as several charismatic works of art. 

Book an Istanbul And Bursa tour package with Dusk Travel and Tourism LLC to have a beautiful episode of life in Turkey.  It offers the opportunity to closely behold its stunning coastline and incredible cultural heritage with its reasonable price packages.


    • Inclusions:

      • 04Nights accommodation in Istanbul at Selected Hotel 
      • 02Nights accommodation in Bursa at Selected Hotel
      • Daily Buffet Breakfast at the hotel 
      • Half Day Istanbul Ottoman Relics 
      • Full Day Bursa Cable Car Uludag Tour with complimentary Lunch
      • Half Day Bosphorus Cruise Tour
      • Return transfer to Bursa by ferry on SIC Basis 
      • Return Airport transfers 
      • All Tours and Transfers on seat in coach basis


      Exclusions:

      • Flight Tickets 
      • Visa fees and overseas travel insurance
      • Entrance fees at tour sites and other optional tours
      • The package does not include any expenses of personal nature such as laundry, postage, mineral water, camera fees, food and drinks and other things not mentioned in our itinerary
      • Meals and services other than mentioned in the itinerary
      • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
       
       
      Daily Itinerary:

      Day 1:    Arrival at Istanbul airport &Meet & Greet
      Arrival at Istanbul Airport, meet our guide then transfer to Hotel.
      Upon arrival check-in at the hotel and rest if the day at leisure 
      Have a comfortable stay at your accommodation and take some time out to wander around the city to admire its beauty and soak in its culture.
      Overnight stay in Istanbul

      Day 2:    Half Day Istanbul Ottoman Relics
      Enjoy your breakfast at hotel
      After breakfast, proceed for Half day Ottoman Relics tour.
      Visit TOPKAPI PALACE: the Residence of sultans exhibiting the treasury of the Ottoman Empire, then the beautiful. 
      BLUE MOSQUE: Sultan Ahmet Mosque and it is famous for its six minarets and Iznik tiles. 
      HIPPODROME It was the sporting and social center of ancient Constantinople for 1000 years, with its monuments, German Fountain of Wilhelm II, Bronze Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius, Column Constantine, Fountain of Sultan Ahmet III and Hagia Irene Church. 
      Later SHOPPING: We visit a tourist shop Operates all year round except Tuesdays and 1st May 
      Important Notices 
      Harem section is not included in the program 
      We visit The Blue Mosque on Friday from outside because of Friday pray 
      Return back to hotel 
      Overnight Stay in Istanbul

      Day 3: Istanbul – Bursa by Ferry 
      Enjoy your breakfast at hotel
      After breakfast, transfer to Bursa by ferry. 
      On Arrival in Bursa meet our guide then transfer to Hotel for Check in.
      Day at leisure 
      Overnight Stay in Bursa

      Day 4: Bursa
      Enjoy your breakfast at hotel
      After breakfast proceed for Full Day Bursa Cable Car Uludag Tour with complimentary Lunch
      Today we visit Turkish delights factory, then ascend the ULUDAĞ-OLIMPOS MOUNTAIN and stop on the way for visiting a natural honey shop, then we visit the wonderful INKAYA TREE that’s more than 600 years old, then having lunch in a green valley on the mountain, then we reach the top of the mountain for enjoying the landscape and descend to the center of the city by the cable car and finally we visit a SHOPPING CENTER in the city of BURSA Operates all year round except Ramadan and 1st May.
       
      Day 5: Bursa – Istanbul by Ferry
      Enjoy your breakfast at hotel
      Post breakfast check out from hotel and proceed to ferry terminal and boat your ferry to Istanbul
      On arrival transfer to Istanbul Hotel for Check in and rest of the day at leisure 
      Overnight in Istanbul
       
      Day 6: Half Day Bosphorus Cruise Tour
      Breakfast at hotel
      After Breakfast Today Enjoy day Bosphorus tour – Spice Bazaar(Egyptian Bazaar): The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other conceivable herb and spice.  
      Boat Trip on the Bosphorus; A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace 
      Rumeli Fortress (From The Sea) Built by Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452 prior to the conquest of Istanbul, was completed in only four months to control and protect Bosphorus. It is one of the most beautiful works of military architecture anywhere in the world.  
      After Tour Transfer back to the hotel 
      Overnight in Istanbul

      Day 7: Departure
      Enjoy a tasty breakfast 
      After breakfast, free time until transfer to airport to catch home-bound flight.
      Board your return flight and cherish fond memories of your trip.


      FAQ on Turkey:
      Best time to Visit Turkey:  The Best time to travel to Istanbul is from March to May and September and November. That's when crowds at the city's attractions are manageable and daytime temperatures generally sit in the 60s and 70s.
      Official Language: Turkish‎

      Time Zone   :  (GMT+3) 

      Currency     :  Turkish lira 


      Useful info: Visa Policy:
      The visa requirements to travel to Turkey depend on the nationality of the traveler.
      Tourists are required to obtain an electronic visa or a visa from a Turkish embassy or consulate in well advance in order to visit the country.
      eVisa Required: 
      Online visas for Turkey can be obtained through a simple online application with basic personal and passport information. Once it has been processed, the applicant will receive their approved Turkey eVisa sent by email.
      Embassy Visa Required:
      Applying for an embassy visa for Turkey usually first requires the applicant to make a visa appointment at their nearest Turkish consulate.
      Passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the duration of the stay in Turkey
      Proof of Accommodation, Travel Itinerary, Flight Booking& Travel Medical insurance 
      There may be certain additional requirements for supporting documentation depending on your nationality. 
      Visa approvals are subject to embassy’s decision.
      Note: – We strongly recommend that you verify your visa requirement with embassy before travel or kindly contact our consultant team to get more information.

       
      Important Note:
      Random testing will also be conducted on incoming passengers at the airport and if you test positive, only then you’ll have to quarantine.
      In case guest test positive on arrival need to follow local quarantine procedure of the country. The cost would be paid by the guest directly. 
      Wearing masks is obligatory in all provinces with some charging a fine for not wearing one.
       

      Cancellation Policy 
      Prior to 45 days or more : 10% of the holiday cost is non-refundable + Full cancellation for non-refundable tickets
      44 and 31 days of departure: Non-refundable booking amount + 25% of the holiday cost
      30 and 15 days of departure: Non-refundable booking amount + 50% of the holiday cost
      14 and 11 days of departure: Non-refundable booking amount + 75% of the holiday cost
      10 days prior to departure 100% of the total amount will be deducted.
      Actual booking amount to be collected in case of non-refundable components higher than the amounts mentioned above.
       

      Terms & Conditions
      Rates and itinerary are subject to change without any prior notice and subject to availability. Additional surcharges may be applicable.
      No refund on any unutilized services. Rates are not valid during the fair period, events and public holidays.
      Standard hotel check-in time is 1400/1500 Hrs and check-out time is 1100/1200 Hrs Local Time. It may vary based on destinations and availability. An early check-in or a late check-out is solely based on the discretion of the hotel.
      Bookings will be confirmed only upon receipt of full payment
      Prices are dynamic and based on offers running at the time of booking. Dusk Travel Tourism reserves the right to change prices at any time
      In case the selected hotel is unavailable for booking, an alternate arrangement will be offered to the customer in another hotel of a similar category.
      The passengers must ensure on their own, that they have a valid passport remains valid for the necessary period according to the travelling destination immigration rules and arranged visas before travelling with this holiday package. Dusk Travel & Tourism is not responsible for the approval, rejection or the delay in Visa processing
      There are no refunds for any services i.e. meals, sightseeing etc. not utilized on your tour
      Note: – Rates are subject to availability at the time of confirmation. Passport & UAE Residence Visa must be Valid up to 6 Months from the date of travel. Visa approvals are subject to embassy’s decision.