Sapanca, Masukiye, and Kartepe Day Tour from Istanbul

12 hr

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Day Trip

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Make like a true Istanbulite and take a day away from the city on this 12-hour tour to Darica Jungle, Sapanca Lake, Masukiye village, and Mount Kartepe in air-conditioned coach. Escape the bustle of Istanbul, enjoy lunch under a canopy of trees, marvel at the beauty of Turkey’s Asian side, and capture beautiful photos.
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Itinerary Details

Your coach will collect you from your central Istanbul hotel around 8:30am for the hour-or-so's drive to Darica Zoo. This conservation center is home to around 200 different species of animal, hundreds of different types of plants, an aquarium, and a petting zoo.

Next, you'll drive an hour to Sapanca Lake, where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll along its scenic shores and admire the villages and mountains reflected in its fresh waters. Then explore the pretty lakeside village of Masukiye, where you'll enjoy a traditional Turkish lunch under a canopy of trees beside a waterfall.

After viewing the waterfall up close, drive up Mount Kartepe, which is a ski resort in winter time, to enjoy stunning views across Lake Sapanca. You can choose to ride the chair-lift to the peak of the mountain (additional charge). You'll get back on the coach around 6pm to return to Istanbul, arriving back...
Your coach will collect you from your central Istanbul hotel around 8:30am for the hour-or-so's drive to Darica Zoo. This conservation center is home to around 200 different species of animal, hundreds of different types of plants, an aquarium, and a petting zoo.

Next, you'll drive an hour to Sapanca Lake, where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll along its scenic shores and admire the villages and mountains reflected in its fresh waters. Then explore the pretty lakeside village of Masukiye, where you'll enjoy a traditional Turkish lunch under a canopy of trees beside a waterfall.

After viewing the waterfall up close, drive up Mount Kartepe, which is a ski resort in winter time, to enjoy stunning views across Lake Sapanca. You can choose to ride the chair-lift to the peak of the mountain (additional charge). You'll get back on the coach around 6pm to return to Istanbul, arriving back at your hotel around 8:30pm.

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • National Park fees
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Afternoon tea
Not Included
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We are offer free transfer service just from Europe Side and Just From City Center Hotels

8:30 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.