Our Daily Ertugrul tour or known also as Daily Sogut tour starts picking up our dear guests from their hotels early in the morning .
Our Ottoman and Islamic History Expert tour guide , Mr Cengiz Kellekci , gives you the most useful information about Istanbul and in general for all Turkey which will enlighten your travel ideas within Turkey during your stay till we cross to Asian side .
We continue to Sapanca for the best open buffet breakfast that anyone can have in Turkey. After rich breakfast , we continue to Sogut and around 1,5 hours later we reach to Sogut , a birth place of Ottoman Empire and home of Kayis for many years .
We visit the Tomb of Ertugrul Gazi and watch Alps Changing Ceremony right in front of the tomb which will definitely make you have goosebump .
You will have a chance to visit the tombs of Ertugrul Gazi, Halime Hatun, Savci Bey, Akcakoca, Konur Alp, Gunduz Bey, Abdurrahman Gazi, Dundar Bey, Samsa Cavus and etc as well as symbolic tomb of Turgut Alp. (Original one is in Inegol on a mountain village ) .
Then you will have free time for Kayi Merchandise Shopping . After we will take you to Hanli Bazaar where we will provide complimentary Alp and Hatun costumes for everyone so you can take lovely pictures with those costumes if you like or you can shoot your own episode with swords and axes and costumes .
From 7 years to 70 years , these moments will be one of the best time of your life and lifetime memory that you can always show to your beloved ones.
If you like you can even have professional photos taken by professional photographers there at your own expense and can have an album as well .
Then we have lunch at a famous Kabab House to taste the best Mixed Kabab and local flavors. You can also pray Zuhr here as well .
We continue to Bilecik and on the way we stop at Kayi Sign where you can take lovely pictures up there as well . We visit the Home of White Bearded and Tomb of Sheikh Edebali who is known as the Spiritual Founder of Ottoman Empire and Tomb of Bala Hatun who is Osman Gazi ‘s wife and Sheikh Edebali ‘s daughter and tomb of her mother there as well.
We then walk down the steps for a visit to 690 years old historical Orhangazi Mosque still standing in a perfect condition alhamdulillah and have a chance to pray there as well .
Our last stop here is Ottoman Sultans Timeline Park which you will be given the best information about Ottoman Empire and Sultans , Sahabas , Haghia Sophia , Blue Mosque , Suleymaniye Mosque and even Sokollu Mehmet Pasha Mosque which is a Hidden Gem in Istanbul with 4 pieces of Hajar Al Aswad stones inside by the most well known Ottoman and Islamic History expert tour guide InshaAllah .
As former guests say, it is a great privilige to listen all these information from an Ottoman and Islamic History Expert tour guide , Mr. Cengiz Kellekci which enlightens all minds about Ottoman and Islamic History .
We guarantee you that you will love this historical visit to these places for sure InshaAllah.
Time to leave for Bursa , first capital of Ottoman Empire , and after 2 hours we reach to Bursa and visit Tophane area where Osman Gazi and Orhan Gazi are buried. This area is also the best view point of Bursa so you can take lovely pictures there as well . We start our way back to Istanbul and on the way we stop for Shopping opportunity since Bursa is the most popular place for Honey , Turkish Delight , Saffran and etc .
We return back to Istanbul via Osman Gazi Bridge and InshaAllah after 2 hours we reach to Istanbul and drop back all our guests to their hotels . End of our services with sweet lifetime memories . Eyvallah !