Day Trip to Bursa from Istanbul
Bursa is definitely an ideal city close to Istanbul full of touristic importance with a day trip as it was the first capital of the Ottoman Empire if you are intending to base in Istanbul during your holiday in Turkey. It is located in the Marmara region, northwest of Turkey and is now the forth largest city in the country and has some of the most popular Ski resorts in Turkey from November till the end of March.
Pick up from your hotel in Taksim, Sultanahmet or Sirkeci area and drive to car ferry station to cross the sea of Marmara on ferry. Bursa is also known for its mass green areas within and around the city. City contains interesting points of attraction for all kinds of travellers from history to ski resorts and to hot spring areas. Today we will visit the highlights such as the Green Mosque, the Green Mausoleum, the tomb of Sultan Mehmet I, Ulu Camii. Trade is also very popular since Ottoman era in the famous Silk market-Kozahan and Covered Bazaar. The quality and beauty of the products they sell would make you want to buy everything!
Continue to the top of Uludag by cable car if weather permit with some 30 km from the city you can see some amazing views of it and agree why its called ‘green city’. Return to Istanbul and arrival to our hotels around 21h00 at night. End of our services.