DAY 1 ISTANBUL
Arrival in Istanbul, the city that brings two continents : Europe and Asia. Transfer to your hotel. Brief orientation followed by a free day to enjoy at your own leisure. Overnight at the hotel.DAY 2 ISTANBUL
After breakfast at the hotel proceed for a full day tour (regular) which takes you through splendid attraction of Istanbul. Visit St. Sophia, the magnificent Byzantine church of all times, mosque during Ottomans and museum today. Byzantine Hippodrome, the former center for sportive and political activities of Constantinople. Obelisk of Theodosius from Egypt, the Serpentine Column and the German Fountain. The Blue Mosque, a magnificent 17th century mosque famous with its six minarets and 25.000 pieces of Blue Iznik tiles decorating the interior.
Continue to enjoy shopping at Grand Bazaar with its more than 4.000 tiny shops, 58 streets, and alleys is said is the oldest largest indoor bazaar in the world. Lunch at a Turkish Restaurant.
In the afternoon, you will visit Topkapi Palace, the former Imperial residence from where the Great Ottoman Empire was once ruled. Today the 15th century Palace displaying the imperial treasury, 3rd richest Chinese and Japanese porcelain collection of the world and other collections scattered in 3 courtyards and vast gardens overlooking the Golden Horn and Bosphorus. Visit also Rustem Paşa Mosque, designed by the court architect Sinan for the Grand Vizier of SüleymanThe Magnificent. A typical sample of Islamic architecture amidst the rows of shops near the Spice Bazaar, famed with its exquisite and colourful tiles set in floral and geometric designs. Overnight at the hotel. Lunch is included in the tour at a local restaurants excluding beverages.DAY 3 ISTANBUL
Day at leisure. Overnight at hotel. DAY 4 ISTANBUL- AGVA
After breakfast departure for Agva. Following one and half hours scenic journey along the green forest, arrive to Agva near the Black Sea coast of Istanbul. Agva is a natural miracle that leans against a very green forests, faces a very blue sea of ‘Black sea’ and located between ‘Goksu’ & ‘Yesilcay’ Rivers which flow on two sides. Overnight at hotel. (B)DAY 5 - 7 AGVA
Day at leisure. Overnight at hotel. (B)DAY 8 AGVA - ISTANBUL
Morning at leisure. Transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport for your flight back to Heathrow.