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Day Tour to Green Bursa from Istanbul

1. Day Tour to Green Bursa from Istanbul

If you are visiting Istanbul in Turkey and would like to see some other historical locations that are not too far away, then a trip to Bursa is the perfect solution. Be sure not to miss out on this fascinating city. The tour begins in the morning when our representative guide conveniently picks up visitors by bus from their hotels. A short but beautiful ferry trip is then necessary to take passengers from the port of Yenikapi to the town of Yalova. From this point, visitors travel comfortably by bus to the final destination of Bursa. The name of “Bursa” originates from Purissias, the king of antique Bithynia. It is a large city center located North-East of Uludag. This dynamic city, which is often renowned for its many soothing hot water spas, is at the same time a significant center of winter sports in the Marmara region. When visitors arrive in Bursa they will first visit the famous covered bazaar to browse the countless possible souvenirs on display and afterwards they will experience the impressive architecture of the sacred Ulu Cami (Grand Mosque). The city of Bursa itself is absolutely full of historical works of art. Following a well-deserved break for lunch, visitors will then take a fascinating trip to the captivating Green Mausoleum and richly decorated Green Mosque, which takes its name from the green-blue tiles of the interior. At this point in the day and then we will return to Istanbul. BOOKING TOURS TURKEY looks forward to hearing from you!

From Istanbul: Daily Green Bursa Tour

2. From Istanbul: Daily Green Bursa Tour

Start with being picked up from the comfort of your hotel in Istanbul. Journey in an air-conditioned vehicle to the historical Green Bursa mosque by taking a scenic ferry to Yalova. Visit a traditional covered Bazaar and got to Ulucami and the grand mosque of Bursa. Climb up Uludag Mountain, vantage point where the Greek gods were said to have watched the Trojan war. After a lunch break, continue to the Green mosque to see its stunningly masterful execution of the Ottoman architectural style. Stop at the Green Mausoleum to see its intricate decoration before returning to Istanbul.

Istanbul: Private Bursa, Inkaya Tree & Uludag Mountain Tour

3. Istanbul: Private Bursa, Inkaya Tree & Uludag Mountain Tour

Drive to Bursa, which was the first capital of the Ottoman Empire, from 1335 to 1363. The city’s nickname is Yesil Bursa (“Green Bursa”), in reference to the many parks and gardens dotted throughout the city, and the rich forests of the surrounding region. First stop in the city is the Green Mosque, built at the request of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmet Celebi and completed in 1419. Visit the mosque’s mausoleum, madrasah (Islamic school) and Turkish baths, before learning how candy is made at a local factory. Then head to the village of Inkaya, famous for an enormous tree that has stood for over 600 years. Stop for lunch where you can enjoy a traditional Turkish kebab and a desert such as baklava. After lunch, head to Uludag Mountain, a popular center for winter sports. Enjoy free time to go walking or join a jeep safari. You’ll then take the cable car from Uludag Mountain back to Bursa, admiring the breath-taking panoramic views on the way.

From Istanbul: Private Full-Day Bursa Tour

4. From Istanbul: Private Full-Day Bursa Tour

Enjoy a full-day tour from Istanbul to Bursa, the former capital of the Ottoman State and one of the most industrialized metropolitan centers in the country. After departing your hotel at 7:00, take the ferry from Yenikapi to Yalova, after which you will be escorted by bus to Bursa. When you arrive in Bursa you will visit the historical covered bazaar and Ulu Cami, the Grand Mosque. Bursa is full of historical works of art and you will also have the chance to see the magical beauty of Bursa by cable car, an optional excursion that depends upon the weather conditions. After a lunch break, you will visit Green Mosque and Green Mausoleum before beginning the return journey back. You will arrive in Istanbul around 23:00.

From Istanbul: Private Guided Tour to Bursa

5. From Istanbul: Private Guided Tour to Bursa

Enjoy a full-day private tour to the most famous sights of Bursa from Istanbul. Explore the former capital of the Ottoman State and one of the most industrialized metropolitan centers in the country with a professional guide. After getting picked up from your hotel, experience a scenic drive to the harbor to board a ferry. Enjoy a beautiful ferry trip across the Marmara Sea and dock in Yalova. From there, travel comfortably by bus to the final destination of Bursa. Once you arrive, stop at a local restaurant for lunch. Savor delicious Iskender kebabs and other local dishes to fill up your stomach. After lunch, take a tour of the famous Green Tomb Mausoleum and the Green Mosque. Admire the beauty of the stunning architecture of the Ottoman Empire.  Visit the famous covered bazaar to browse the countless possible souvenirs on display and the Silk Market. See the main landmarks of the city and listen to expert commentary from your guide.  The city of Bursa is synonymous with the mountain Uludag which is also a famous ski resort. Climb up the Uludag Mountain by a cable car or a bus, depending upon the weather conditions. Soak in the mesmerizing views of the vast forests and thermal baths surrounding the region. Finally, after the whole day trip take the return ferry to return to Istanbul.

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What people are saying about Bursa

Overall rating

2.6 / 5

based on 5 reviews

Excellent experience, very good activities, they made us a stop to ride an QUAD that was very good, the Guide Kivanç was an excellent person, very kind and attentive and concerned about the whole group at all times.

This was the highlight of my trip to turkey, very organized, very enjoyable, the tour guide mohammad was very friendly and kept checking on us, very beautiful schedule,

excellent! from the guide to the activities! excellent Q/P ratio and unforgettable moments! thank you also to the guide Yacoub, who did it like a chef!

It was great for a first discovery of snow. wonderful guide. Thanks to Ahmed from Graphic Travel.

It was great experience, group tour was managed very well