HIGHLIGHTS OF SAPANCA TOUR:
Admire the freshwater Sapanca Lake between Izmit Bay and Adapazari Meadow
Drive up Kartepe Mountain, a popular picnic area in summer and ski resort in winter
Enjoy lunch under a canopy of trees next to a waterfall
Go for a walk around Sapanca Lake
Escape the bustle of Istanbul and discover a popular weekend retreat from the city
Experience the picturesque village of Masukiye
SAPANCA & MASUKIYE OVERVIEW:
Escape the hustle and bustle of Istanbul on a 10-hour tour to the village of Masukiye and Sapanca Lake. Stop at Sapanca Lake for Lunch and a walk around the lake. Then, go to the typical village of Maşukiye and take a drive in the Kartepe Mountains.
The region around Sapanca has become very important for day trips and weekend vacations with its charming natural beauty. Lake Sapanca (Turkish: Sapanca Gölü) is a fresh water lake in Turkey
Enjoy a full-day scenic tour to discover the picturesque landscape outside Istanbul, pick up from Taksim or Sultanahmet at 09:00 a.m.
Relax on the 2-hour drive to Sapanca Lake, where you will stop for some free at leisure. Go for a walk around the lake, located between the Gulf of İzmit and the Adapazarı Meadow. Surrounded by mountains, the area is a popular weekend and day retreat for stressed out city dwellers, offering peace and quiet in natural beauty.
Depart Sapanca at 14:00 and drive to the village of Masukiye for lunch under a canopy of trees next to a waterfall. After lunch, continue your drive up Kartepe Mountain to enjoy a couple of hours to take country walks, a cup of tea, and the chance to capture Masukiye and Sapanca Lake on your camera from an altitude of 1,500 meters.
Transfer back to Istanbul, stopping in Viaport Outlet shopping center for 1-hour free time. The estimated arrival time in Istanbul is between 20:30 and 21:00, leaving a good time to freshen up for a night on the town.
Wouldn’t you consider spending your next holiday with our Sapanca tour?
Day 07: Breakfast in Hotel. Free program till transfer out to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport.