Sile and Agva Day Tour From Istanbul

Black Sea Sile and Agva

Escape to Nature from Istanbul. While you are in Istanbul and want to see the natural face of Istanbul and fresh up in the Black Sea, Sile and Agva are the best towns on the Black Sea coastline and see the great natural forest. You can also enjoy the boat ride over the Goksu River on your free time and have a great lunch near the river in Agva.

Duration: Full Day
Tour Type: Regular
Departure Days: Everyday
Start: 08:30
End: 20:00
Transportation: Bus


09:00 – You will be picked up from your hotel by our pick-up service and transferred to the tour starting point. Meet with other guests and tour leader, and our daily Sile and Agva Tour will start.

After passing over the Bosphorus Bridge our first stop will be Sunken Lake. Here we will enjoy the natural beauty of the lake, located in Kamandere Village is one of the nicest Black Sea Village. After having a short break in here we continue our tour by driving to Agva where we will have the chance to enjoy a boat trip on the Goksu River in your free time (own expense).  We will have lunch in one of the restaurants located near the river and facing green nature and river. Then we will drive to Sile and we will visit the Sile Light House is the second biggest lighthouse in the World as still in use and the biggest one in Turkey. Sile Light House was built for ships to find their direction to pass from Bosphorus from the Black Sea to the Marmara Sea during Kirim War. After visiting Sile town, we will drive back to Istanbul. Before we reach Istanbul, we will stop at one of the shopping malls on the way and spend time for a while here. Then we will reach Istanbul around 20:00/ 20:30 and you will be dropped off at your hotel.

P.S: Pick-up and drop-off times may change according to your hotel location and traffic.


  • Hotel pick up and drop off from Central Hotels (Sultanahmet, Aksaray, Beyazit, Laleli, Taksim, Beyoglu, Karakoy)
  • English/Arabic Speaking Tour Leader
  • Entrance Fees to the mentioned sights
  • All necessary land transportation by A/C Touristical Buses
  • Lunch in a local restaurant
  • Local Taxes
  • Personal Expenses
  • Drinks
  • Boat trip on the river
  • Optinal tours


This tour is available in the summer period from May to October.
This is not a historical tour. It is only a nature sightseeing tour. Tour stops at the shops and you will have the chance to join activities for an extra fee during the tour.


  1. Susan

    Black sea has very different flora. Green is greener blue is darker. And ofcourse absolutely untouched nature if you compare to Istanbul. Specialy we loved goksu river. And the restaurant we had had lunch. So quite so peaceful and so delicious. Thanks to this agency for different recommendations than the others.

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