- SAPANCA LAKE
- MASHUKIYE WATERFALL
- KARTEPE MOUNTAIN
After we pick you up from your hotels, we drive to zoo which is the biggest zoo in Turkey.
It has 170.000m2 acreage, and more than 2.600 kinds of animals.
Sapanca lake will be the second stop whose acreage is 42km2.
You can have a walk lakeside or pedalling on the lake with nice lake view. Then, we will drive to Maşukiye Village . Next, we will see Maşukiye waterfall. After finishing maşukiye, we will drive up to Kartepe Mountain(snowhill) and you can join winter activities on the mountain such as ski, snow bike. While we come back to Istanbul.
This special day tour takes you from the bright lights of Istanbul, starting with a visit to Darica Zoo. After time spent viewing the numerous animals the tour will travel to Sapanca Lake, here is a perfect place to enjoy a walk along the lake or even simply enjoy the view. After the breathtaking views, the tour will continue to Masukiye Village where you will partake in a stunning lunch of organic locally grown and produced, which will give an amazing taste them. After lunch, the tour heads to Masukiye waterfall.
Darica Zoo, with a variety of roughly 200 different species of animals and thousands of plant species. In the zoo, you will see mammals and reptiles, as well as 19 different species of fish. Within the zoo is roughly 100 types of birds. The large variety of creatures and flora have given this zoo the title of biggest zoo in Istanbul.
Sapanca lake is between the Adapazari Meadow and the Gulf of Izmit. Mountains all around offer a quiet and still air, where the sound of nature is dominant. The lakeside is a superb relaxing place for those who are getting away from busy cities like Istanbul.
Masukiye village is a fantastic place in this mostly nature landscape. The village has gained fame by over the traditional locally grown produce, one of the restaurants has made visitors remember the meal where you can eat behind the waterfall. The surrounding mountains offer a breathtaking frame to the area as well as a place to take a walk or hike.
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:
Please bring warm winter clothes in winter