Discovering the City of Sapanca
If you are looking for a natural beauty alongside a beautiful freshwater lake in the middle of mountains and hills in proximity to metropolitan Istanbul, Sapanca is the place of dreams! Sapanca lies in near proximity to Istanbul and is famous for its mesmerizing nature and lake. Sapanca Lake is located on a tectonic hole, which is situated between Izmit Bay and Adapazari Meadow. You will get the chance to enjoy a beautiful sightseeing tour around the town, as you walk revived in the cool breeze and the peaceful atmosphere! Your exciting tour to one of the most serene cities in Turkey starts once you meet your tour guide at your hotel/hostels lobby in Istanbul, who will take you to your destination. Firstly, you will be heading to Sapanca Lake; relax at the sight of the sparkling reflection of sun rays on the clear water while getting snacks like ice cream and corn or feeding ducks and birds. You can also ride a water bike or a boat and enjoy the lovely weather and taking special pictures in the middle of the lake. Next, you will be heading to Maşukiye, a local charming village located in the north of the lake, where you will witness the beauty of nature, visit the orchards and forests. Maşukiye is best known for its beautiful gardens and waterfalls. Your eyes would widen up with the fascinating sight of the human-made waterfalls with fresh air surround you, just rest your eyes and relax. Some restaurants located inside the forest are perfect places to eat fresh trout fish, as you can eat and listen to the waterfall and the river. Next, you will head to Kartepe, where you can enjoy walking or renting safari vehicles for a sense of adventure. The Kartepe mountain has a great view of the Marmara sea, Sapanca lake, and their surroundings. With many lifts available, don’t miss the chance to enjoy the view from the peak of the snowy mountain, and take some flawless photos. Your final stop would be Akasya Mall where you will have a unique and wide shopping experience providing a valuable & affordable luxury brand mix, as you can go wild for shopping and enjoy your evening. After this eventful day, you'll be dropped off at your hotel/hostel safely.
9 AM for 8 hours
Tour price $ 44
Pricing based on group of 1