Private Sapanca and Masukiye Tour with Zoo from Istanbul

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From $599.00

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 10 hours

Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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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.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Fuel surcharge

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Landing and facility fees

Professional guide

What's Not Included

Darica Zoo entrance fee (summer period)

Glass Terrace Entrance Fee

Lunch (optional)

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 0 - 99

Additional Info

  • 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

Cancellation Policy

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.

• Admission Ticket Free

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