Budget 5 Day Bilecik City & Cooking Tour Turkey

Starts from €219.00

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Highlights

A cradle of civilizations, the first capital of the Ottoman Empire, Bilecik, has much to offer history buffs as a source of archaeology and ancient artifacts dating back to 3,000 B.C. The little-known mountainous Marmara province, heavily covered in trees, however, is also gradually starting to make a name for itself in eco-tourism, nature sports, camping.

Departure San Francisco International Airport
Departure Time Please arrive by 10:20 AM for a prompt departure at 10:50 AM
Maximum travellers 23
Languages English, Thai, Malayt
Includes
  • Airfare
  • Transportation
  • Professional Guide
Excludes
  • Departure Taxes
  • Entry Fees
  • Insurance
Popular Places
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Tour Timeline

  • 1

    Meet at Bursa YenisehirAirport and transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Bilecik. Overnight in Bilecik.

  • 2

    Breakfast and Dinner Included

    After breakfast, we pick up you from the hotel and start your city tour. 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. Shaykh Edebali Tomb, which was 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.Orhan Ghazi Mosque built on the edge of a steep cliff, the mosque has the capacity to hold 365 worshipers at the same time. Believed to be built in the early 14th century and only 50 meters from the Edebali Mausoleum, Orhan Ghazi Mosque was restored in 1973. Unlike other mosques, which the minarets are traditionally adjacent to the mosque, the main minaret of Orhan Ghazi Mosque is built on a rock, 30 meters away from the main building. 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. Abdülhamit. Pelitozu Pond, which is covered with pine trees, is 7 kilometers away from the city center. The pond, which has an area of ​​213.50 hectares, was created for irrigation purposes. It attracts great attention especially on weekends due to its ease of transportation and wide area. You can set up a tent and barbecue around the lake. There are also tea gardens and pancake houses. You can also rent bicycles for touring around the lake and you can travel by sea bikes in the lake. After tour we drop you back to hotel. Overnight in Bilecik.

  • 3

    Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

    After breakfast, we take you from the hotel and depart to a local restaurant for your professional cooking lesson. You participate in your first Turkish cooking lesson: During our Bilecik cooking tour, you will taste various flavors of Bilecik and prepare lunch with chief together cities most famous menuBilecik Güveci and a dessert which you will enjoy and giving you an experience to learn great recipes and techniques to add to your own collection. After lunch you will depart to city center for free time and shopping before return to your hotel. After the tour drop back to your hotel. Overnight in Bilecik.

  • 4

    Breakfast and Dinner Included

    After breakfast, we take you from the hotel and depart to the Traditional Turkish bath is a place where physical and spiritual cleaning takes place and hundreds of years old. Natural lighting and izonic colored tiles create a relaxing atmosphere. When entering to Turkish bath, you leave all the hastiness of daily life outside, you exchange your clothes for a waistcloth and adorn the traditional clogs. Inside temperature reach up to 50 degrees celcius under the central dome of the building. This heat and humidity opens the pores of body and extracts the fatty anoils of the body in preperation for your scrub down and a massage by the attendant.After a gentle soap massage, you leave the bath place with towels and pass to resting room. Here, tea is offered to you. You leave the Turkish Bath renewed, beautiful and refreshed. After Bath we drive to Kinik Waterfall a spot to enjoy the natural wonders of the area. Kinik Waterfall comes out from Kinik village and displays an interesting appearance. It is approximately 25 km away from the city center. After the tour drop back to your hotel. Overnight in Bilecik.

  • 5

    Breakfast and Dinner Included

    After breakfast, you will have free time in Bilecik. Today is the last day of your tour and you are returning home. Depend on your flight departure time we will transfer you to Bursa YenisehirAirport.We hope your tour is an unforgettable tour and we would like to meet again on one of our tours in the future. Thank you for choosing a good trip with us.