24th-30th JULY 2021
7 DAY ERTUGRUL, ISTANBUL & BURSA TOUR with gatwickhajjandumrah.co.uk
Go back in time to experience Turkey’s glorious past when the Ottoman Empire ruled most of the world.
There are many sites you can explore which are linked to the Ottoman Empire. You will wander through historic mosques, & see ornately decorate tombs including no other than Ertugrul Ghazi’s tomb, including historic neighbourhoods including Sogut & Bursa.
Rediscover the Ottoman history every month starting from July.
Istanbul - Arrival Day and Transfer to Bursa ( Dinner Included )
Upon our arrival at Istanbul International Airport, our guide will meet, assist and transfer you to the Bursa. The Trip will take from 3 to 4 hours approximately to check in your hotel. Overnight in Bursa.
– Ertugrul Gazi - Sogut City Tour
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) After breakfast, we will do the Ertugrul Gazi - Sogut City Tour. Ottoman Empire was founded here in 1299, and Ertugrul Gazi, father of the founder of Ottoman Empire Osman Bey, passed away and buried here. We will visit THE TOMB OF ERTUGRUL GAZI.
-Bilecik Museum Tour
After that we will visit Bilecik Museum originally constructed as a courthouse on the land where a demolished Ottoman building once stood, this large and impressive structure was restored and opened as a museum in 2006. It exhibits both archaeological and ethnographic
items in chronological order.
-A visit to the Shaykh Edebali Tomb.
Itwas attributed to Sheikh Edebali, who was considered by many to be the philosophic architect of the Ottoman Empire, was built
during the time of Orhan Gazi. It has a panoramic view on the cliffs.
-The Clock Tower and Pelitozu Pond.
The Clock Tower is located at the center of Bilecik province over a hill dominant to the city. The Watch Tower is four - sided, with one clock in each side and was constructed by Sultan II.
-Bursa City Tour and Transfer to Istanbul.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)After breakfast, we will first visit the historical Covered Bazaar and Climb to Uludag Mountain by cable car. After a lunch break, we continue with a visit to theGreen Mausoleum. After the tour return to Istanbul. Once we reach to Istanbul time is going to be 17:00- 18:00 and check in to your hotel. Overnight in
-Istanbul Islamic Tour
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)After Breakfast we will depart to the Tomb of Hadhrat Sultan Abu Ayyub al-Ansari Rahmatullahi alayh, one of the important Sahabas in Istanbul. Prophet Muhammed Peace Be Upon Him said ‘’Verily you shall conquer Costantinople What a wonderful leader will he be, and what a wonderful will that army be!’’. Many Sahaba and Islamic figures came to
Constantinople and passed away in the city.
-Then we will go up to Pierre Lotti Hill by Cable car.
We will learn how process it! Return to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
-Istanbul City Tour
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)After breakfast you will depart for the Istanbul City Tour. "TOPKAPI PALACE" The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries. The palace houses an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain. Robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, and the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Blessed Prophet Mohammed May Allah’s Peace and Blessings be
-Istanbul Princes' Island Tour
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) Enjoy a cruise in the Marmara Sea to Istanbul's famous Princes' Islands. This is your opportunity to see Topkapi Palace, Leander's Tower and Uskudar from the sea. Stop at Buyukada, the popular summer resort with sandy beaches and pinewood scenery, once the pleasure island of Byzantine Princes. During the summer season, enjoy the magical atmosphere that the Island's beach resort has to offer including many optional water
sporting activities. Lunch at a fish restaurant. After your tour we will transfer you back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Istanbul - End of Tour
(Breakfast included) After breakfast check out from the hotel.