Escape the bustle of Istanbul, and discover a popular weekend retreat from the city on a 14-hour day trip to Lake Sapanca and the village of Masukiye in the Gulf of Izmit. Enjoy a relaxed lunch under a canopy of trees, and climb Kartepe Mountain.
What to Expect
Enjoy a full-day tour away from the hustle and bustle of Istanbul on a day trip to the Gulf of Izmit and the freshwater lake of Lake Sapanca.
Following a pick-up from your hotels in the city center, transfer to Lake Sapanca for a walk in nature. Located on a tectonic hole, between Izmit Bay and the Adapazari Meadow, Lake Sapanca is known for its scenic beauty. Continue to the picturesque village of Masukiye to enjoy lunch under a canopy of trees.
Then, drive to a waterfall before climbing Kartepe Mountain. Hike in the mountains, or take the ski lift if you prefer. Discover a popular area for picnics in summer and ski breaks in the winter. Transfer back to your hotel in Istanbul for the end of tour services.
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Transportation by modern, non smoking air-conditioned coach
- Lunch (drinks not included)
- Entrance fees
What's Not Included
- Drinks at lunch
- Tips and personal expenses
Know Before You Go
• Please bring a coat and hat in the winter months