Small-Group Tour: Bursa Day Trip from Istanbul

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Duration: 12 hours

Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Visit the birthplace of modern Turkish culture and the first capital of the Ottoman State on a day trip from Istanbul to the city of Bursa. Visit the Green Mosque (Yesil Camii) and the neighboring Green Mausoleum (Yesil Turbe), both world renowned for their superb tile decoration, and head to the 14th-century Great Mosque (Ulu Cami), where local Muslims worship. Enjoy lunch at an elegant restaurant and then explore Koza Han, a vast market that was the center of silk trade for many centuries.

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Ferry ride and cable car ride

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Local guide


What's Not Included

Food and drink, unless specified


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 1 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • 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 pregnant travelers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

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.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers

What To Expect

After pickup from your Istanbul hotel, enjoy a scenic ferry ride to Yalova before hopping on your coach to continue by road to Bursa.

4 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Green Mosque
With your guide, visit the early 15th-century Green Mosque (Yesil Cami) and the Green Tomb (Yesil Turbe), where Sultan Mehmet I was buried in 1421. Both these sites are celebrated for their pristine architecture and beautiful interior embellishment, and you'll certainly see why!

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

The Great Mosque
Continue to Bursa’s city center to visit the imperial Great Mosque (Ulu Cami). Be astounded by its 20 domes and 12 massive pillars built in the Seljuk style in 1399, and learn how this is a common place for Muslim worship.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Koza Hani
At midday, relax at an elegant restaurant – where Sultan Murat II once dined – and enjoy a lunch of traditional kebabs and other local specialties. After lunch, explore Koza Han, a vast market where merchants from all over the world have met for centuries to trade silk cocoons.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Uludag National Park
Next, travel by cable car to Uludag (Mt Olympus), where you can admire panoramic views of Bursa and the fertile plains below. Continue by coach to Cumalikizik Village and pass beautifully preserved early Ottoman-era homes before heading back to Istanbul.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

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