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12 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

21 people



About this tour

Discover the natural beauty of the waterfalls, lakes, and forests of Sakarya and Masukiye on this guided day trop from Istanbul. Visit Sapanca Lake and eat lunch at a restaurant near a waterfall.

Explore Sapanca and Masukiye with our expert-guided day tour. Begin your journey with a morning pick-up from your Istanbul hotel, embarking on a scenic two-hour drive to the captivating Sapanca Lake. Let the mesmerizing beauty of this tectonic lake captivate you; relax, capture breathtaking photos, or opt for an additional adventure with lake pedaling.

Continue your exploration at Sapanca Zoo, where an array of animals awaits your observation. Gain insight into their care and marvel at their intelligence, freely snapping photos to preserve the memories.

Post-zoo excursion, venture into the charming Masukiye village renowned for its authentic ambiance. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of wooden houses and indulge in a delectable lunch at a local eatery.

Rejuvenated and at ease, proceed to the Masukiye waterfall and Kartepe Mountain. The latter, a renowned ski resort, treats you to panoramic vistas, showcasing nature’s beauty in all its glory.

Conclude your day at one of Istanbul’s premier shopping outlets, exploring an array of local and international brands for memorable souvenirs. Following your shopping spree, we’ll ensure a comfortable return to your hotel, completing a day filled with exploration, wildlife, nature, and retail therapy.


  • Hop on to a guided day trip from Istanbul and uncover the serene charm of Sapanca and Masukiye.
  • Capture mesmerizing shots of the picturesque Sapanca Lake, immersing yourself in its stunning natural surroundings.
  • Visit Sapanca Zoo to encounter a diverse array of animals, appreciating their intelligence and uniqueness.
  • Explore the cultural richness of Masukiye village, witnessing its traditions and way of life. Walk through the village to appreciate the charm of its culture, including the distinctive architecture and local customs.


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation with an air-conditioned bus
  • English-speaking guidance
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Zoo entry fee
  • ATV safari (optional)
  • Quad ride (optional)
  • Zip-line (optional)
  • Gratuities


Fullday (10 - 12 hours)



Frequently asked questions

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.

  • Tour available period: all year round except Ramadan period, 1st Jan and 1st Mai.
  • Tour available days: every day
  • Tour category: Offered as a group tour.
  • Please provide us with an accurate WhatsApp number to can guide you for pick-ups and updates.
  • We will respond to your request within 24 hours at the latest.
  • Pick-up is around 8.30 am. Pickup time may vary earlier or later depending on the location of the hotel.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for participants with walking difficulties
  • On group tours, infants must sit on laps if seats are not available.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Group tours can have several breaks for shopping with local handicraft production centers.
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  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Camera

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