The hack starts from the ranch and lasts 8 days.
First day: Arrival and transfer to Kilya Hotel. Dinner and meeting the host to schedule the riding program.
Second day: After the breakfast (9:00), transfer to Hasat Çiftlik from the hotel. After we enjoy our Turkish coffee, we start our first riding day. After we pass by the two dams dedicated to Sultan Mahmut (II) and Valide Sultan Bendi (1796), we give a lunch break. We have a barbeque lunch with salads and appetizers. After the siesta time on our hammocks, which are set up before we arrive, we get going. After two hours of riding, we are back at the ranch. Shuttle brings you back to the hotel.
Third day: After the breakfast (9:00), transfer to Hasat Çiftlik from the hotel. After we enjoy our Turkish coffee, we get on our horses. Through the Ayazma square, we ride to George’s Anglican Chuch. Following our church visit, we visit Kömürcü Bend (Dam). After Kömürcü Bend, we ride to the picnic area of the day. We enjoy our lunch with Turkish sausage and hot wine. After lunch, we saddle our horses and get going. After 2 hours ride through the Belgrade Forest, we reach the ranch. Shuttle brings you back to the hotel.
Fourth day: After breakfast, shuttle transfer to the historical peninsula. Accompanied by our certified tour guide, we visit main historical sites of Istanbul, such as Hagia Sophia, Sultan Ahmet Mosque, Spice Bazaar, Grand Bazaar and Basilica Cistern. Lunch is decided on that day according to the group’s preferences. Shuttle brings you back to the hotel. For those, who would like to explore Istanbul night life, shuttle or cab can be arranged.
Fifth Day: After breakfast, we head to the ferry pier, from which we our trip to Princess Island take off. After 2 hours on the sea, we reach Büyükada, the largest of the Princess Islands. We do our island tour on a horse carriage. We have lunch here with a sea view. After the lunch, we visit the other islands, such as Kınalı and Heybeli Ada. Once we are done with our Islands’ tour, we start our return.
Sixth day: After the breakfast (9:00), transfer to Hasat Çiftlik from the hotel. In the first hours of the day we ride through the back roads of Belgrad Forest towards the village of Çiftalan. We go through the ponds in the village towards Kısırkaya Beach. We have our lunch in Kısırkaya area at Onda Marina fish restaurant. After lunch, we kick back and relax on the beach. Then we ride back to the ranch. Shuttle brings you back to the hotel.
Seventh Day: After the breakfast (9:00), transfer to Hasat Çiftlik from the hotel. Our route for the day is Kömürcü Bend (Dam) through the Ayazma square, after which we ride to Kurtkemeri, where we have our lunch. After the lunch, we ride for another 2 hours and arrive back to the ranch. Shuttle brings you back to the hotel.
Eighth Day: Airport transfer is arranged according to your flight time.