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From Istanbul: Full-Day Tour to Bursa

3.3 / 5

8 reviews

From Istanbul: Full-Day Tour to Bursa

From US$ 62.39 per person

Enjoy a full-day trip to Bursa from Istanbul. Explore the first capital of the Ottoman Empire. See the famous Green Mosque, cross the Sea of Marmara, and enjoy a cable car ride up Mt.Olympus.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 15 hours
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Live tour guide
Arabic, English
Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel in Istanbul. Please be ready at the reception 15 minutes before the scheduled departure

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the 1st capital of the Ottoman Empire
  • Ride the cable car to the top of Mt. Olympus, Uludag Mountain
  • Visit the old Silk Market
  • Enjoy a barbecue lunch on Mt. Olympus, Uludag Mountain
  • Discover the end of the Silk Road
  • Take part in optional ATV safaris or motor skiing
Full description

Explore the first capital of the Ottoman Empire. Enjoy a full-day trip from Istanbul to see Bursa situated on the slopes of Mount Uludag. Start your journey with a pickup from your hotel on Istanbul’s European side. Next, you will transfer to the port to catch a ferry and cross the Sea of Marmara. Relax and enjoy the ride to Bursa, the former Ottoman capital. Upon arrival, visit the Green Mausoleum and Grand Mosque, Ulu Cami.  See historic bazaars, sample some of the local produce of the region, such as chestnuts, honey, olives, and Turkish Delight.  Next, climb a mountain and tuck into a delicious barbecue lunch. Enjoy some free time to take an ATV safari, or a minibus to the ski slopes for a spot of skiing, if you like. Finally, you will see the gorgeous old three which is more than 600 years old. Once the tour ends you will be dropped off at your hotel in Istanbul.

Includes
  • Round-trip transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Ferry ticket
  • Arabic/English-speaking guide
  • Lunch (including a soft drink)
  • Entrance fees as per the program
  • ATV safari
  • Skiing
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • The cable car teleferic will not operate in heavy rain
  • If you would like to ski, you can take a minibus from the restaurant to the ski slopes.
  • Transportation and ski equipment are not included
  • The travel agency is not responsible for the weather conditions
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.3 /5

based on 8 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.3/5
  • Transportation
    3.3/5
  • Value for money
    2.9/5
  • Safety
    4.2/5

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This was the highlight of my trip to turkey, very organized, very enjoyable, the tour guide mohammad was very friendly and kept checking on us, very beautiful schedule,

July 17, 2021

It was great for a first discovery of snow. wonderful guide. Thanks to Ahmed from Graphic Travel.

January 5, 2020

Good historical information

December 22, 2019

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