Explore the enchanting wonders of Bursa, the erstwhile Ottoman capital, with a comprehensive day tour departing from Istanbul. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Uludag Mountain, a premier destination for winter sports in Turkey, and embark on an exhilarating cable car ride. Savor the flavors of a traditional Turkish lunch, marvel at the architectural splendor of the Green Mosque, and stroll through the captivating Old Silk Market.
Commence your journey by being chauffeured from your Istanbul hotel, setting sail on a ferry from Kocaeli for a 45-minute voyage to Yalova. From there, traverse to Bursa in comfort aboard an air-conditioned bus.
Begin your day’s exploration at the historic Inkaya Tree, a venerable 600-year-old symbol of the city. Replenish your energy with a delectable mixed grill lunch on the outskirts of town.
Post-lunch, ascend to the summit of Uludag Mountain by bus and relish free time for winter pursuits such as skiing, motor skiing, or a scenic chairlift ride. Descend the mountain via the cable car, treating yourself to panoramic vistas along the way.
Proceed to the Green Social Complex, home to the resplendent Green Mosque and the Green Mausoleum. These architectural marvels are situated in proximity to the Old Silk Market, offering an array of Turkish delights, honey, and jams for you to purchase and sample.
As the day concludes, journey back to Istanbul by bus in the evening and conclude your adventure with a convenient drop-off at your hotel.
The primary language for group tour guidance is English or multilingual available. Tours in languages other than English are available exclusively as private tours. Please note that there might be a price variation for different languages. Kindly specify your preferred language for the tour if it's not English!
Tour fees include professional English guide service or assistant service. In half-day tours, meals are not included, but in full-day tours, a set menu or open buffet meal is generally included. Kindly refer to the tour description for a detailed breakdown of included and excluded services.
In group tours, hotel pick-up and drop-off are generally included. Rarely, some tours do not include hotel pick-up and drop-off or just drop-off. All private tours include hotel pickup and drop-off. Please read the description carefully to find out.