TRABZON (SWITZERLAND OF TURKEY)
April Tours, your eternal travel companion, presents the trip of a lifetime for you, with 4 days in the paradises of Trabzon, to forget your worries and regain your energy.
In the Switzerland-Turkey program, you will spend beautiful moments visiting some of the most magnificent tourist attractions in Trabzon and Uzungol. You will ascend to the heights to admire the famous Uzungol Lake from the summit, then head to the highlands of Ayder and enjoy a visit to the mineral water baths in one of Ayder’s villages. Next, you will continue to the breathtaking Ayder Waterfalls and spend delightful times there.
Upon arrival at Istanbul airport, our representative will warmly welcome you and accompany you (with a private car and driver) to the Old City. You will visit the famous Blue Mosque in the Sultan Ahmet area, followed by a visit to the majestic Hagia Sophia. Next, we will head to the Topkapi Palace, the residence of the Ottoman Sultans (also known as Topkapi Museum). Afterward, you can relax and enjoy the unique beauty of Gulhane Park. We will then proceed to the Grand Bazaar for some shopping before returning to the hotel in the evening to check-in to your rooms.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will head (with a private car and driver) to Kabatas area to visit Dolmabahce Palace, one of the most beautiful Ottoman palaces. From there, we will continue to the famous Ortakoy area to stroll around and take memorable photos in front of the Bosphorus Bridge. You can also try Turkish Kumpir (loaded baked potatoes) during our visit. After enjoying some free time, we will return to the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will head (with a private car and driver) to visit the panoramic Topkapi Museum and enjoy the most magnificent moments by looking into the past at the museum, witnessing the history of the conquest of Constantinople. Then we will proceed to Suleymaniye Mosque and visit the tombs of the Ottoman sultans. We will take a break at the cafes overlooking the Bosphorus at Suleymaniye area, then we will visit Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror Mosque and spend enjoyable time shopping at the bustling Fozie Pasha Street. Finally, we will return to the hotel in the evening.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will head (with a private car and driver) to Bursa and ascend to the summit of Mount Uludağ using the cable car, which is the longest cable car in the world. We will enjoy the magnificent nature of these heights and participate in various activities and events. After finishing our tour of Mount Uludağ, we will continue our journey to visit the old Ottoman village and shop in the famous markets of Bursa, such as the Grand Bazaar and Carrefour Bursa Mall. We will also visit the Ottoman Mosque (Ulu Cami) and spend some free time before returning to the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will head (with a private car and driver) to visit Miniaturk, the miniature version of Istanbul (Miniaturk), and continue our visit to the Mosque of the Companion Abu Ayyub Al-Ansari. Then we will go to Pierre Loti Hill using the cable cars, where we will enjoy the enchanting view of the Golden Horn Bay, and then return to the hotel.
After a satisfying breakfast, it’s time to bid farewell to our hotel and begin our journey to the airport. Our private car will provide a comfortable and convenient mode of transportation. As we embark on our departure, we reflect on the special memories created during our time in Istanbul, hoping that you have cherished moments that will last a lifetime.
The package includes:
- Direct Flight
- 5 nights accommodation on bed & breakfast basis
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off with ptivate car
- Daily trips
- Tourist Guide
The package doesn’t include:
- Lunch, dinner, drinks
- Personal Expenses
- 4% cancellation fee charge for notification up to 2 days in advance.
- 25% cancellation fee charge for notification up to 1 day in advance.
- 100% cancellation fee charge for notification on the day of the tour.
- No Show – 100% Cancellation fees.