Day trip from Istanbul to Bursa


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Bursa, the first capital of the Ottoman Empire, is a city that makes a world name with its historical monuments, natural beauties and healing spas that have been known for thousands of years. In addition, Bursa is the second largest city of the Marmara region after Istanbul. The city of silk production and the first capital of the Ottoman empire: Bursa.

About this activity

  • Tour Duration: 15 Hours
  • Booking confirmation: Instant confirmation
  • Printed or mobile voucher: Accepted
  • Wheelchair accessible: Available
  • Cancellation policy: FREE Cancellation
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  • Vegetarian & Vegan meal: Available
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  • Skip the ticket line: Yes
  • Tour Guiding: English , Turkish
  • Tour ID: 309
  • Departure Location: Istanbul

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  • Bursa, the first Ottoman capital
  • Ottoman Green Mosque
  • İnkaya village 600 years old plane tree
  • Uludag Mountain
  • Cable car from Uludağ

Full Description

Full day tour to first Ottoman capital city: Bursa

Day trip from Istanbul to Green Bursa
Being the first capital of the Ottoman Empire, with the world-famous ski resort Uludağ, with its insatiable chestnut sugar and its magnificent history.

Bursa: Silk production started in the region around 555 AD and a small spa town was established due to the richness of natural hot water resources.

City of Bursa (Green Bursa)
The city of Bursa is located in the southern part of the Marmara Region. Bursa, which has a coast of approximately 20 km in the Marmara Sea, has a population of 2,901,396. The city has an area of ​​10,882 km2 and the population has increased considerably in recent years.

Green Bursa (1326), which was the first capital of the Ottoman Empire and has always been an important city center since then, dates back to ancient times.

Bursa is the 4th largest city after Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir.
Bursa means; the first capital of the Ottoman empire, Green mosque and Uludag, Turkey's most important ski resort. In addition, delicious peach, chestnut dessert, silk, automotive industry and heavy industry are other important features of Bursa.

Bursa has been named as 'Green Bursa' because of the abundance of greenery in the city. There are many things to see in this city. It is a center that attracts the attention of tourists with its historical places, camping areas, ski center, quaint towns and quiet villages.

In addition, one of the important beauties in Bursa is to take the 9 km long cable car and enjoy the nature view is a type of excursion that you will not see in many countries or cities.

Bursa cuisine has an important place in Turkish cuisine. İskender (Döner) Kebab, liver wrap, chestnut dessert, mangalic cheese, mihalic cheese, pide meatballs, Inegol meatballs, Kemalpasa dessert, walnut delight are important examples of Bursa cuisine.

İnkaya village and 600 years old İnkaya Plane Tree
Incaya village is one of the first villages of the Ottoman Empire.

600-year-old plane tree - İnkaya plane tree
Incaya plane tree has 13 main branches. The length of the İnkaya plane tree is 35 meters. The thickness of the branches to around 4 meters and is one of Turkey's oldest sycamore tree with 9.2 meter radius.

Uludag Mountain and Ski Resort
Uludağ Ski Center is located on 2 hills, Fatintepe and Kuşaklıkaya, in the southwest of Bursa. Uludağ ski resort has a national park of 11 338 hectares. It is half an hour away from Bursa city center.

Uludağ Ski Center, declared as a national park in 1961 and located 36 km from Bursa city center, is the center of the country's winter tourism with its modernity and quality. The ski center, which starts with an altitude of 1800 meters, has ski resorts up to 2200 meters altitude and has a peak at 2543 meters, and receives visitors from both our country and many countries of the world for 12 months.
Green Mosque
This mosque, located in Yeşil district, was built in 1419 by Çelebi Sultan Mehmed. "Inverted T" letter that the mosque was built with the architectural design Green Mosque, Bursa, Turkey, just as it is one of the most beautiful historical buildings. The architect of the mosque is Hacı İvaz Paşa. Some Byzantine building materials were also used in the building. The structure was covered with domes and the walls were built with cut stone. The last congregation site was considered but not made. There are also allegations that the building was built as a government agency.

Bursa Cable Car - The longest of the roped roads in the sky
With 140 cabins, each of which can accommodate up to 8 people, it can carry 1500 passengers per hour and is the longest ropeway in the world with 9 kilometers. Cabins come in every 20 seconds.

  • Pick-up from hotels
  • Transfer to Bursa
  • Visit to sweet production center
  • İnkaya village and 600-year plane visit
  • Visit to the Green Mosque
  • Lunch
  • Transfer to Uludag
  • Return from Uludağ by cable car
  • Return to hotels in Istanbul

Price included

  • Pick-up from hotel - back to hotels
  • Entrance fees
  • Cable car ticket
  • Lunch
  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • Service fees and local taxes
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses

Know before you go

Pick Up Place

Centrally located Istanbul hotels. Pick-up and drop-off from the airport and hotels far from the center are subject to an extra charge.

Pick up Point

Lobby in hotels

Important information

This tour includes a visit to the production center of sweet products unique to the city of Bursa. Shopping is possible.

Main course: Doner kebab with chicken or meat
and desserts such as baklava and other traditional Turkish dishes.


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Price list

Başlangıç: 01/01/2020 Bitiş: 31/12/2020

Location Adult 12+ Child 00-02 Child 03-07 Child 08-11
Istanbul € 79 € 0 € 49 € 69

Başlangıç: 01/01/2021 Bitiş: 31/12/2021

Location Adult 12+ Child 00-02 Child 03-07 Child 08-11
Istanbul € 79 € 0 € 49 € 69

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