Tour Style : Group and Private, Religious, Cultural, Family-Friendly.
Duration : 2 Days
Highlights : Ertugrul Tour and Bursa tour
This 2 Days Best Selling Ertugrul package with Ertugrul Retreat and Bursa will take you back in time to walk in the Footsteps of Ottoman Fathers.
Day 1 : ISTANBUL - SOGUT - BILECIK - INEGOL -BURSA
Around 0700 am , We pick you up from your hotel in Istanbul early in the morning and drive to Sogut area where everything started for Ottoman History.Sogut is the birthplace of Ottoman Empire .
Being in Sogut is like a voyage in time machine and you will be amazed with the untouched beauty of the surroundings and nature. Especially thinking the fact that our great hero Ertugrul Ghazi had been in these places and walked here and now it is our turn to follow his footsteps . We will visit the tomb of Ertugrul Ghazi where he died in 1288 and lots of monuments which are tributed to him, scattered around the town. You will have free time here to take photos and we hire Alps' and Hatuns ' clothes for you complimentary so you can take photos as well . If you like you can ride a horse and take photos with the costumes while you ride the horse.We will also visit the Tomb of Sheikh Edebali who was the mentor of Ertugrul Ghazi and considered as spiritual founder of Ottoman Empire and also Tomb of Bala Hatun who is the wife of Osman Ghazi and Sheikh Edebali 's Daughter . We also visit Orhangazi Mosque which is the first Ottoman Mosque with a lead dome built in 1332 . Our last stop is Ottoman Sultans Timeline park where you can learn the most about Ottoman Sultans . After Bilecik we will continue to Inegol where we will visit the real tomb of Turgut Alp who was one of the greatest of warriors and a very close confidant of Ertugrul Ghazi and later his successor, Osman I . He ruled the area for 36 years and buried in Inegol as well.
After Inegol we will continue to Bursa City for overnight . which was the first capital of Ottoman Empire . We will visit Tophane area , where Osman Ghazi and Orhan Ghazi, the founders of the Ottoman dynasty, were laid for their final rest in two ancient Byzantine structures, which underwent drastic alteration or were even completely rebuilt after the earthquake of 1855. The tour ends by visiting Bursa Grand Mosque; built in the Seljuk style, it was ordered by the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid I and built between 1396 and 1399. Then, we will start to journey back to Istanbul.End of Ertugrul Tour with sweet memories .
Day 2 : FULL DAY BURSA TOUR - RETURN TO ISTANBUL
The full-day tour of Bursa includes the Ulu (Great) Mosque, the Silk Market, Green Mosque-tomb, Tombs of Osman Ghazi and Orhan Ghazi and the Muradiye Complex.
We will drop you back to the hotel in Istanbul after Bursa tour . End of 2 Days Ertugrul tour with lifetime memories.
*** TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES ***
** Families with children please ask for total price accordingly.