At 9:00am, you will meet your professional local guide at the meeting point to enjoy your sightseeing on the Asian side of Istanbul.
You will drive to the Asian side of Istanbul. The narrative drive will go through the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge and the villages along the Bosphorus. You will see Anadolu Hisari, Kandilli, Cengelkoy, Beylerbeyi and stop at Kuzguncuk. Walk around the streets at Kuzguncuk and experience this cute village with your guide.
Lunch is recommended Ismet Baba Fish Restaurant in Kuzguncuk. You can try the seafood specialities of the Bosphorus & Marmara Sea.
After your delicious lunch by the Bosphorus, you will drive to Villa Lavanda at Sile. Villa Lavanda Hotel is located at Sile / Ulupelit area in a quiet and peaceful environment. The hotel was featured in the Turkey edition of Robb Report as “Provence in Istanbul” in its March 2010 issue.
Spoil yourself with a great spa treatment including 60 minutes massage (the options will be offered) and enjoy the relaxation where the nature meets the modest luxury.
Dinner will be served at the hotel restaurant. You will enjoy a special tasting menu prepared by the famous chef Emre Sen at Lavanda Hotel. The youngest member of the family, Emre, studied culinary at “Professional Culinary Arts” school in Istanbul. Emre’s desire for culinary art was seen by Michelin starred chef Maurillo Garola (the chef of La Ciau Del Ternavento Restaurant), they worked together at Piemonte, Italy.
Overnight at Casa Lavanda Hotel in Sile.