- TOURS & SIGHTSEEING
- TOURS FROM ISTANBUL
- TURKEY PACKAGE TOURS
- PRIVATE TOURS
- SHORE EXCURSIONS
- SPECIAL TOURS
- TOUR ACTIVITIES
- BLUE CRUISES
Pick up from your hotel in Istanbul and transferred to meeting point. We will meet with other tour participents and tour guide, drive to port where we will take car ferry from Eskihisar. We continue to Yalova by car ferry. Ferry takes about 30 minutes. We will drive to Bursa from Yalova ferry station by tour bus. We will enjoy the lovely country and seaside. You will have an opportunity to see local products of the region like ches nut, honey, olive oil, Turkish delight and outlet center.
Then we drive to Olympos mountain, join to included teleferique (cable car) for climbing through to the mountain than barbecue lunch, free time for Atv safari or ski motor and skiing (with extra charge), 600 hundreds old plane tree,. Visit Yesil Camii ( Green Mosque & Tomb), Silk House Bazaar. At the end of the tour we will drive to ferry station and car ferry from Yalova to Eskihisar than drive to Istanbul.
Late evening return to Istanbul and transfer to your hotels. It will be end of the Green Bursa day trip from Istanbul.
Brief Info about the sites :
Mount Uludag ( Misios Olympos ) : Uludag (2543 m), 36km south of Bursa, is one of the country’s favorite winter sports centers and as well as skiing, its richness of flora and fauna has made it into a National Park and summer activities like trekking and camping are also popular. Uludag was previously known as Olympus Misios in ancient times, and is known in mythology as the place where the gods watched the Trojan war.
Bursa : The First Capital of Ottoman Empire. Osman Bey, who was born in a town of Bursa, conquered the towns around Bursa in 1299 and this is the year regarded as the founding of the Ottoman Empire, which was to survive for over six hundred years. (The word Ottoman is derived from his name, Osman) Bursa is located in the northwest of the Anatolian peninsula and southeast of the Marmara Sea. The shores of the Marmara Sea are 135 km away. The most important peak in the province is Uludag (Legendary Mount Olympus), which is a ski resort and national park.
Green Mosque & Tomb : The mosque was built by prominent architect Hacı Ivaz Pasha at the request of Ottoman Sultan Celebi Mehmet between 1415 and 1419 years in Bursa, Turkey. Its ornamentations and handiworks were made by the period of great painters Haci Ali, Ilyas Ali. Also the grand artist Mehmet Mecnun furnished that spectacular mosque with the splendid tiles.
Located on the city named Green (Yesil in Turkish), Bursa, Green Mosque composes of mausoleum (Tomb) , madrasah, cultivation and Turkis Baths.