Enjoy an excursion outside of Istanbul and into the green hills and countryside of Bursa, the first capital of the Ottomans.



Istanbul, Bursa, Istanbul

Meet at the hotel lobby for a full day Bursa tour.

Travel by ferry to Yalova, then by luxury coach to Bursa, the first capital of the Ottoman Empire and one of the great treasure houses of Islamic architecture. Visit the Green Mosque and the neighboring Green Mausoleum, both world-renowned for their superb tile decoration. See Great Mosque, which has the largest indoor space within all the mosques in Ottoman architecture. Visit Kozahan, once the center of silk trade. Textile fabrics of silk obtained from cocoons of Bursa has played an important role in Bursa’s being the center of textile.

After enjoying a cable car ride up the slopes of Mount Olympus (Uludag).

Lunch at one of Bursa’s finest Turkish restaurants, the Daruzziyafe, where you will enjoy the finest Ottoman cuisine in a historic setting. This is also place where Sultan Murat the Second once dined.

After the tour, transfer back to your hotel in Istanbul.

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  • Pick up from and drop off at hotels.
  • Professional English speaking guide, entrance fees and transportation in air-conditioned & non-smoking vehicle.
  • Lunch in a local restaurant.
  • Local taxes.


  • Tips to staff, items of a personal nature.
  • Any drinks.


This tour operates every Monday, Thursday and Saturday all year round.


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