Private Sapanca and Masukiye Tour with Zoo from Istanbul

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.

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10 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Landing and facility fees
    What's excluded :
    • Darica Zoo entrance fee (summer period)
    • Lunch (optional)

  • 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.

    Location: Travel Tips Turkey, Binbirdirek Mah. Klodfarer Cad. No:3 Sultanahmet Fatih Sultanahmet Fatih, Istanbul 34122 Turkey

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Visit between 1st November and 31 of March: Kartepe. (winter period) Visit between 1st April and 31 of October: Darica Zoo. (summer period)
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Travel Tips Turkey

Activity ID: V-86377P9

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