Sapanca and Masukiye are closest natural area to Istanbul. You are able to enjoy the natural beauty and escape to noise for one day by joining a day tour from Istanbul to Sapnaca Lake and Masukiye Village. Also, this tour covers Zoo which is one of the nices and biggest zoo in Turkey and you will be able to enjoy with snow in winter time in this tour because we will visit Kartepe in winter time instead of Zoo. If you love natural beauty like lakes, green forest, waterfalls, and mountain, Do Not miss this opportunity while you are in Istanbul.
08:00 – Our pick up service will collect you from your hotel and take you to Daily Sapanca and Masukiye Tour starting point. After meeting others and tour leader, we will drive to the Asian Side of Istanbul by passing over Bosphorus Bridge. Today our first visit will be Darica Zoo (In the winter period, we will NOT visit Darica Zoo. We will go to Kartepe where you will enjoy the snow or Cable Car (teleferic) or other activities there (own expenses). Darıca Zoo has over 3,000 animal. We will enjoy the seeing 250 different types of animal here then we will drive to Masukiye where we will have lunch. After having lunch in Masukiye, you will have free time to enjoy the natural beauty and join some activities like ATV safari or trekking in nature. Our other stop will be Sapanca Lake where we will enjoy walking around the natural lake or hiring pedaling in the Lake. You can spend your time just sitting in one cafe and sip your tea and waterpipe. After spending some time in Sapanca lake we will drive back to Istanbul. On the way, we will stop one of the shopping malls where you can see the modern face of Turkey and you can find any kind of brand for wear in this mall. The tour will ends around 20:30/21:00 and you will be dropped off your hotel.
P.S: Pick up and drop off time may change according to your hotel location and traffic.