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Bursa Day Trip from Istanbul

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Duration

14 Hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

12 people

Languages

Arabic, English

Overview

Bursa day trip from Istanbul which takes travelers from Istanbul to Bursa which was the capital of the Ottoman Empire. Enjoy its many green spaces, visit the ancient Yeşil Mosque (Green Mosque) and Yeşil Tombs ( Green Tombs), snack on roasted chestnuts and Turkish sweets, and wander the silk market.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Things to see : Grand Mosque, Green Tomb, Silk Market, Uludag Mountain (the ancient Olympus)
  • Learn about this historical Ottoman city and UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Learn about local history, architecture and art
  • Take a cable car up Mt. Uludag, the historic Mt. Olympus
  • Pay a visit to the ancient Ulucami (Grand Mosque)
  • Free Pick-up service from hotels on the European side of Istanbul available

Itinerary

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Bursa Day Trip from Istanbul
Bursa Day Trip from Istanbul

Our journey starts with with pick-up service early in the morning between 08:00 am. and 08:30 am. and than a ferry down to Yalova, enjoying the lovely conutry-side view.

Drive to Bursa, former Ottoman Capital which was founded by the Bitnynian King Prusias I Cholus "the Lame" (reigned 228-185 BC), and he also gave his name -altered to the Hellenistic "Prusa"- the city. Legend has it that the great Carthaginian general Hannibal helped him to choose the site. The city is frequently cited as "Yeşil Bursa" (meaning "Green Bursa") in a reference to the beautiful parks and gardens located across its urban tissue, as well as to the vast forests in rich variety that extend in its surrounding region.

The city is synonymous with the mountain Uludag which towers behind the city core and which is also a famous ski resort. The mausoleums of early Ottoman sultans are located in Bursa and the numerous edifices built throughout the Ottoman period constitute the city's main landmarks.

Enjoy its many green spaces, visit the ancient Yeşil Mosque and Yeşil Tombs, snack on roasted chestnuts and Turkish sweets, and wander the silk market.

After lunch you will have free time on top of the mountain, in your free time you can hire an ATV and you can make mountain safari (During the winter you can hire a ski motor and skiing From December to April). After leisure on top of mountain drive down back to Istanbul. On the way, we have a stopover in 600 years old Plane Tree and have rest there. After having rest under the pine tree. Late evening return from Bursa to Istanbul. End of the tour transfer to your hotel.

Meal: Lunch

Included/Excluded

  • Pick up and drop off (Sultanahmet or Taksim)
  • Services of professionally licensed tour guide and service fee
  • Lunch at the tour
  • All Entrance fees & Museum fees mentioned by the itineraries
  • Cable Car Fee ( for one way )
  • All local taxes and services
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks at lunch
  • ATV safari
  • Skiing transportation and equipment

Price Details

Prices varies by group size and flexible for different season. We kindly ask you to contact us with form below to get our best offer for you.

 

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    Tour Date

    Languages

    Arabic
    English

    Meeting Point & Return

    Pick-up - We wiil meet you at your hotel or location in Taksim or Sultanahmet.
    Returns to original departure point.

    Covid-19

    All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Customers are required to bring and wear masks
    Customers must bring their own headphones
    Customers must keep distance in vehicles
    Customers will get a mandatory temperature check
    The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

    Additional Info

    Infants must sit on laps.
    Not wheelchair accessible.
    Stroller accessible.
    The cable car (teleferik) cannot be operated due to the weather conditions.

    FAQs

    Can I cancel my tour?
    You can cancel the booking 24 Hours prior to the start of the tour.
    What time the tour start?
    Tour will start with pick-up service from your hotel in Istanbul between 08:00am - 08:45am. Exact start time will be informed after booking completed.
    Can I pay by credit card?
    Yes you can pay it by VISA and MASTERCARD at the tour.
    Do you accept different currencies for payment?
    Yes we accept TRY, EURO, USD, GBP and AUD for the payment.
    **You can pay the tour with currencies mentioned above with Turkish Liras exchange rate at the day of payment.

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