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Sapanca Lake and Masukiye Full-Day Tour from Istanbul

Product ID: 58002
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Escape the bustle of Istanbul, and discover a popular weekend retreat from the city on a 14-hour day trip to Lake Sapanca and the village of Masukiye in the Gulf of Izmit. Enjoy a relaxed lunch under a canopy of trees, and climb Kartepe Mountain.
About this activity
Duration 14 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English, Arabic

Pick-up service

Free transfer service from the European side and from city center hotels only. Hotels location must be; Sultanahmet-Laleli-Topkapı-Aksaray-Taksim-Sirkeci and Şişli Area
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover a popular weekend retreat from Istanbul at Lake Sapanca
  • Hike up Kartepe Mountain
  • Enjoy lunch under the shade of trees in Masukiye
  • Marvel at the landscapes of the Adapazari Meadow and Gulf of Izmit
Full description
Enjoy a full-day tour away from the hustle and bustle of Istanbul on a day trip to the Gulf of Izmit and the freshwater lake of Lake Sapanca.

Following a pick-up from your hotels in the city center, transfer to Lake Sapanca for a walk in nature. Located on a tectonic hole, between Izmit Bay and the Adapazari Meadow, Lake Sapanca is known for its scenic beauty. Continue to the picturesque village of Masukiye to enjoy lunch under a canopy of trees.

Then, drive to a waterfall before climbing Kartepe Mountain. Hike in the mountains, or take the ski lift if you prefer. Discover a popular area for picnics in summer and ski breaks in the winter. Transfer back to your hotel in Istanbul for the end of tour services.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by modern, non smoking air-conditioned coach from European side city central hotels
  • Lunch (drinks not included)
  • Entrance fees
  • Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks at lunch
  • Tips and personal expenses

When you get there

Know before you go
• Please bring a coat and hat in the winter months