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6 Days Turkey Islamic Tour – 17th October 2017

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Turkey 6 Days All Inclusive Islamic Tour

At the borders of Asian, African and European Continents. Visiting Istanbul, Konya & Bursa

Turkey Islamic Tour Attractions

  • Islamic Museum -Topkapi Palace
  • Istanbul Grand Bazar
  • Blue Mosque, Istanbul
  • Grand Mosque, Bursa
  • Green Tomb, Bursa
  • Mevlana Museum, Konya& Much More

Experience the Ottoman History & Culture

Turkey as the land hosted Selcuks for centuries and Ottoman Empire for 600 years. The famous museum holds the following among many other Arabian artifacts:

  • Holy Mantle of the Prophet
  • The hair from the Prophet’s beard
  • The footprints, letters, bow and sword of the Prophet.
  • The sword of the Prophet Mohammed’s Companions
  • The shirt, praying mat and chest of his daughter Hazrat Fathima
Itinerary

Departure from Bangalore

Dep Date: 17th October 2017

3 Cities Thrilling Tour – Visit:Istanbul, Konya & Bursa

Day 1: Istanbul

Arrival at Ataturk International Airport Transfer to hotel. After Check-in. Explore Istanbul.

  • Istanbul Arrival
  • Explore Istanbul City

Day 2:  Istanbul Islamic and Sahabe Tour.

Istanbul is the center of religion for centuries. After the ottoman period Islamic Religion spreaded througout the city. The first mosque in Istanbul was built in Kadikoy on the Asian side of the city, which was conquered by the Ottoman Turks in 1353. The first mosque on the European side of Istanbul was built inside the Rumeli Castle in 1452. The first grand mosque which was built in the city proper is the Eyup Sultan Mosque (1458). Next to Eyup Sultan Mosque we will visit the tombs of the Sahabe, which is very famous in Turkey by being the first generation of Muslims, who had come as far as Istanbul and besieged the city. The small Sahabe Cemetery just outside Egrikapi Gate may seem like a standard Muslim cemetery. The Süleymaniye Mosque becomes most meaningful when understood in its historical and cultural context. It was built during the latter part of Süleyman’s long and prosperous reign, which stretched from 1520 to 1566.

  • First Kadikoy Mosque
  • Rumeli Castle Mosque
  • Sahabe Cemetery
  • Eyup Sultan Mosque
  • Süleymaniye Mosque
  • Eyup Sultan Tomb

Day 3: Visit Konya by flight

On Arrival visit the imposing green-tiled Mausoleum of Mevlana, the mystic founder of the Islamic Sufi sect (Sufism is less an Islamic sect than a mystical way of approaching the Islamic faith. It has been defined as mystical Islamic belief and practice in which Muslims seek to find the truth of divine love and knowledge through direct personal experience of God. Whirling Dervishes).

  • Mevlana @ Konya
  • Sufi Lifestyle

Day 4:    Day tour of old Istanbul city.

Visit to ST. SOPHIA This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time. TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of cyrstal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Murtis Tour will then take you to the GRAND COVERED BAZAAR In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more then 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths’ street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as handpainted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes.

  • Topkapi Palace
  • Blue Mosque
  • St. Sophia
  • Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque
  • Hippodrome
  • Grand Covered Bazaar

Day 5: After breakfast, early morning we depart to Bursa.

We will visit Bursa with all famous and Islamic heritage places. We will visit to Ulucamii (Great Mosque), Cumalikizik Village, Green Mosque, Green Tomb, Ozdilek Factory.

  • Ulucamii (Great Mosque)
  • Green Mosque & Green Tomb
  • Cumalikizik Villa
  • Ozdilek Factory

Day 06 : After breakfast check out from the hotel.

Arrive at Istanbul Airport for Departure to India.

Note: The above itinerary schedule may change based on flight timings or other eventualities.

Hotel Details

3 Star Hotel Accommodation (Twin / Child Triple Sharing)

Inclusion & Exclusion

Inclusions

  • Round Trip Group Fare Air Ticket
  • Turkey Visa
  • Continental Food (Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • 3 Star Hotel Accommodation (Twin / Child Triple Sharing)
  • Site seeing at famous locations
  • 9% Tax Extra (not included)

Exclusions

  • Stopover Charges / Air Ticket Date changes
  • Entry Fee to Museum & Parks
  • Guides and Driver Tips
  • Extra Drinks
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