Take a break from busy Istanbul with a full-day tour to Lake Sapanca and the village of Masukiye, located on the Gulf of Izmit. Go boating on Lake Sapanca, visit the Masukiye waterfalls, and have lunch in the village. In the summer, stop at the zoo before heading to the lake, and in the winter, check out the snowy slopes of Mount Kartepe. Includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
Pick up from the hotel and join the group. Drive to Masukiye located 120km far away from Istanbul. Masukiye is well known for its nature and green forests. We will spend some free time in Masukiye. For guest who wishes to join the activities, Optional Zipline and Optional ATV Ride are available in Masukiye, ATV Rides are the best way to discover the green nature of Masukiye.
Before driving for lunch, we will have stops in local stores to taste the regional honey produced in Sapanca and regional produced Turkish Delight.
After our lunch, we will visit Ormania Natural Habitat Park and Zoo (Between March – November). Ormania Zoo is replaced with Kartepe Snow Resort during the winter season (between December – February) to enjoy snow games.
Our last visit will be Sapanca Lake and we will spend some time in the coast. (Depending on the traffic on our way back to Istanbul, we visit Palladium Shopping Mall) Drive back to Hotel around 21:00 – 22:00.
On this tour can be several shopping breaks like handicraft or production centers.
• ATV and Optional Zip Line Activities are optional and extra charge.
• Ormania Zoo Park ( except December, January, February )
• Kartepe Snow Resort (Visiting winter season between December to February )
• Palladium Shopping Mall (Depending on the traffic on the way back)
Regular group tour days : Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Private tour days : Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday