Enjoy a full-day trip to Bursa, an Ottoman capital city filled with fascinating relics of the past. Enjoy its many green spaces, visit the ancient Grand Mosque, snack on roasted chestnuts and Turkish sweets, and wander through its silk market.
What to Expect
Departing from your hotel in Istanbul at 08:00, head directly for the port and board a ferry-boat that will take you to the city of Bursa.
The streets of Bursa, the first capital of the Ottoman Empire, are filled with relics of the past, including historical buildings and artifacts that tell the story of Turkish history, culture and civilization. Often called "Green Bursa," the city is also filled with lush parks and gardens, vast forests, and orchards.
Take the cable car to the Mt. Uludağ, where you will enjoy a BBQ lunch before visiting Ulucami (Grand Mosque). The mosque, built between 1399 and 1400, is still the largest mosque in Bursa. There, you can admire its exquisite calligraphy and the great craftsmanship.
Afterwards, you may enjoy some famous local Turkish products, including roasted chestnuts and Turkish sweets.
Before the day is done, pay a visit to Bursa's silk market and then begin your journey back to Istanbul.
- BBQ lunch
- Live guide
- Cable car
What's Not Included
- ATV safari
- Skiing transportation and equipment
- Personal expenses
Know Before You Go
The cable car (teleferik) can not be operated due to the weather conditions. If you want to ski, you will take a minibus from the restaurant to the ski lopes.