After you picked up right from your hotel in Istanbul, we will drive you to ferry station and pass through to Marmara sea and continue from Eskihisar to Yalova ferry and drive to Bursa city. We will visit the first capital city of Ottoman Empire and drive to cable car. We will use teleferique on the Uludag Mountain. At the end of the tour, late night come back to Istanbul.
Green Bursa day tour from Istanbul Itinerary:
You will be picked up right from your hotel in Istanbul and transferred to the meeting point. After meeting with other tour participants and the local tour guide, your Bursa day tour from Istanbul will start. Drive to the port where we will take the car ferry from Eskihisar. We continue to Yalova by car ferry. We will drive to Bursa from Yalova ferry station by tour bus. We will enjoy the lovely country and seaside. You will have an opportunity to see local products of the region like his nut, honey, olive oil, Turkish delight and outlet center.
Then we drive to Olympos mountain, join to included teleferic (cable car) for climbing through to the mountain than barbecue lunch, free time for Atv safari or ski motor and skiing (with extra charge), 600 hundred old plane tree, Visit Yesil Camii ( Green Mosque & Tomb), Silk House Bazaar. At the end of the tour, we will drive to ferry station and car ferry from Yalova to Eskihisar than drive to Istanbul.
Late evening returns to Istanbul and transfer to hotels. Arrival back to the hotel will be the end of your Bursa day tour from Istanbul.
Brief Info about the sites:
Bursa: The First Capital of Ottoman Empire. Osman Bey, who was born in a town of Bursa, conquered the towns around Bursa in 1299 and this is the year regarded as the founding of the Ottoman Empire, which was to survive for over six hundred years. (The word Ottoman is derived from his name, Osman) Bursa is located in the northwest of the Anatolian peninsula and southeast of the Marmara Sea. The shores of the Marmara Sea are 135 km away. The most important peak in the province is Uludag (Legendary Mount Olympus), which is a ski resort and national park.
Mount Uludag (Olympos): Uludag (2543 m), 36km south of Bursa, is one of the country’s favorite winter sports centers and as well as skiing, its richness of flora and fauna has made it into a National Park and summer activities like trekking and camping are also popular. Uludag was previously known as Olympus in ancient times and is known in mythology as the place where the gods watched the Trojan war.
Green Mosque & Tomb: The mosque was built by prominent architect Hacı Ivaz Pasha at the request of Ottoman Sultan Celebi Mehmet between 1415 and 1419 years in Bursa, Turkey. Its ornamentations and handiworks were made by the period of great painters Haci Ali, Ilyas Ali. Also, the grand artist Mehmet Mecnun furnished that spectacular mosque with the splendid tiles.
Located in the city named Green (Yesil in Turkish), Bursa, Green Mosque composes of the mausoleum (Tomb), madrasah, cultivation and Turkis Baths.
Please note that hotel pick up time is changing according hotel location in Istanbul for Bursa day tour from Istanbul. If you make your reservation early for Green Bursa day tour from Istanbul than you will save your money and time.
نبدأ رحلتنا بعبور جسر البوسفور الى القسم الاسيوي من اسطنبول للذهاب الى مرفأ (الحصار القديم) للأنتقال بالعبارة ببحر مرمرة الى جانب مدينة يلوا والتمتع بمنظر البحر والتقاط الصور الرائعه. وسيكون الجامع والمقام الاخضر الذي بناهما السلطان العثماني محمد الشلبي في القرن الخامس عشر اول محطة توقف لنا في مدينة بورصة. ثم سنتسلق جبل الاولوداغ باستخدام (التلفريك المغلق ) لنستمتع بالتقاط الصور المملوءة بسحر المدينة والجبال وسنذهب الى اعلى قمة في الجبل التي يصل ارتفاعها الى 2486 متر عن سطح البحر والاستمتاع بالهواء النقي والمنظر الجميل. وسنتناول وجبة الغداء في أحضان الطبيعه (حفلة الشواء).وآخر وجهة لنا هي الشجرة المعمرة أكبر شجرة بالمنطقة يناهز عمرها ال 600 عام. وقبل عودتنا لاسطنبول سنتوقف لدى اشهر معامل الحلويات التركية ذات المذاق الشهي.