Escape from the chaotic city for the relaxing waters and fascinating mountains of Lake Sapanca with this private full-day tour from Istanbul. Have a picnic on the lakefront and a hike to the Masukiye waterfall, then ride the cable car (not included) to Mt Kartepe for impressive views over the surrounding countryside. During the summer visit Darica Zoo instead of Kartepe.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Landing and facility fees
What's Not Included
Darica Zoo entrance fee (summer period)
Glass Terrace Entrance Fee
ADULT: Age: 0 - 99
Face masks provided for travellers
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
Public transportation options are available nearby
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Visit between 1st November and 31 of March: Kartepe. (winter period) Visit between 1st April and 31 of October: Darica Zoo. (summer period)
COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
Regular temperature checks for staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
What To Expect
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Early morning we will pick you up from your hotel in Istanbul, and transfer to Masukiye by 2-hour minibus ride. As soon as you have arrive, we will start with the region for the Sapanca Masukiye Tour with its well-preserved nature. You will have an extensive narrative, photoshoots, trekking and a lot more with your proffesional guide.
You will see colorful forests, untouched water springs, waterfalls, lakes, orchards and more. Highlights: Sapanca, Masukiye, Sapanca Lake, Izmit Gulf, Geyik Alani Peak and Salmon Valley. If it's winter time, you will visit Kartepe instead of Darica Zoo.
During the tour you may have lunch.
In the end, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Istanbul – which concludes our services.
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