Bursa Day Trip

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€60 Regular Ticket Value

A perfect getaway for a day to GREEN!

An amazing trip to Bursa, Turkey's fourth largest city, will surprise you with its magnificent nature, great weather, traditional culture and modern life! Bursa, is famous for its abundant green areas.  If you are tired of the crowds and you need a natural atmosphere, you should visit this city and feel the peace!

With informative guides from Istanbul Tourist Pass, visiting Bursa Day Trip will be a great experience for you! You will feel relaxed, peaceful and comfortable after your trip. You will be amazed by this green-filled city and you will always want to visit again! Plus, do not forget to visit famous shopping places!

About The Bursa Day Trip

Mobile ticketing - No need for printed voucher, we're digital!

Duration - Full day trip

Instant confirmation - Requires reservation at least 24 hours in advance.

Guide - English

 

Highlights

Discover one of the best cities in Turkey

Have an amazing 1 day getaway and relax

Be amazed by a 600 years old tree

Have the opportunity of shopping from one of the most famous manufacturing places in Turkey

Explore the most popular mountain; Uludag Mountain in Turkey

 

Includes

An amazing day trip to Bursa

Pick up and drop off available from specific locations.

Pick-up from your hotel within the Istanbul European side.

Lunch

Professional English-speaking tour guide

 

Covid-19 precautions

Safety - All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

Social - Distancing is maintained in bus

Mask - Wearing mask is mandatory during trip

Limited Visitors - To reduce crowds, the number of visitors is limited

 

The first capital city of the Ottoman Empire 

Take a break from the crowded streets of Istanbul with a day-trip to the city of Bursa! After a convenient hotel pick-up, scenic drive and ferry trip, you'll arrive in Bursa. Our guide will take you to see all the main sights including the Grand Mosque, the Green Tomb and its famous Iznik tiles, a 600 year old tree, and the Bursa Silk Market. There are many delicious treats you might like to buy too such as freshly made Turkish Delight, jams and honey. 

Next, take the chair lift up to the famous Uludağ Mountain and enjoy the view. Uludağ Mountain is 2,543 metres high and is a very popular place for winter sports in Turkey. If the cable car is closed due to bad weather, you'll be driven to our lunch spot in our tour vehicle. Lunch will be served at a restaurant 800 metres up the mountain! If the weather is fine, you'll have some free time to explore the beautiful National Park as well.

In the late evening, you'll be returned to your hotel in Istanbul with many wonderful memories of Bursa!


Tour itinerary:
  • Uludağ Mountain (During the Winter): The most advanced,  most popular winter sports and a most popular mountain of Turkey
  • Ferry trip: It takes 40 min to across İzmit gulf  
  • Chair lift: Climbing to the mountain by bus and chair lift at the peak of the mountain (2543m.) 
  • Old tree: More than 600 years old plane tree. 
  • Break for taking picture /selfie 
  • Green social complex (mosque, silk market, green mausoleum,) ottoman house 
  • Lunch: The restaurant is located at the skirt of the mountain  (800m) with delicious mixed grilled 
  • Shopping: Bursa is known with one of the largest manufacturing sectors of Turkey so for that reason, you may have opportunities to get things from manufacturing places  
  • Turkish delight manufacturing 
  • Honey manufacturing 
  • Jam preserved manufacturing 
  • Silk market (600 years old Antique Turkish bath )

Hours & Meeting

Where to Meet?

This is a day tour and starts from the morning to the night. Pick up from the hotel depending on location of the hotel will be around 8:30 AM. After your reservation you wil get pick up information.

Drop off to hotel will be around 10:30 PM - 11:30 PM

How To Get There?

This tour includes a pick-up from your hotel within Istanbul Europian side.

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Important Information

This day-trip must be booked in advance. Go to "Manage My Pass" or buy your Istanbul Tourist Pass today to book yourself on this memorable tour.

Lunch is included.

Since there are other passengers in the group Pick-Up proccess could be take 1 hour or more depending on your hotel's location.

Pick up and drop off available from/to from hotels in Sultanahmet, Eminönü, Sirkeci, Laleli, Beyoğlu, Beşiktaş and Şişli areas.

Drinks are not included.

Personal expenses are not included.

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All About Bursa Day Trip

ABOUT BURSA

Bursa, the fourth largest city in Turkey, is one of the rare cities where traditional culture meets modern life. As a city that has managed to preserve its identity for centuries, Bursa is famous for its friendly people and abundant green areas.

The city, which was the capital of the Ottoman Empire, continues to host thousands of visitors throughout the year with its historical heritage sites and green natural hotspots. Here are some of the places you should definitely see in Bursa:

  • Great Mosque
  • Tophane
  • Uludağ Mountain
  • Cumalıkızık Village
  • Green shrine
  • Turkish baths
  • The tombs of various Ottoman Sultans

The Great Mosque, which is a unique structure in Ottoman architecture in terms of its construction style, is a rectangular planned structure measuring 55 x 69 meters. Its total interior area is 3,165 square meters. The Great Mosque can be considered as the biggest tourist attraction of Bursa city and it welcomes thousands of visitors throughout the year.

Take a break from the crowded streets of Istanbul with a day trip to the city of Bursa! After a convenient hotel pick-up, scenic drive, and ferry trip, you'll arrive in Bursa. Our guide will take you to see all the main sights including the Grand Mosque, the Green Tomb and its famous Iznik tiles, a 600-year-old tree, and the Bursa Silk Market. There are many delicious treats you might like to buy too such as freshly made Turkish Delight, jams, and honey. 

Next, take the chair lift up to the famous Uludağ Mountain and enjoy the view. Uludağ Mountain is 2,543 meters high and is a very popular place for winter sports in Turkey. If the cable car is closed due to bad weather, you'll be driven to our lunch spot in our tour vehicle. Lunch will be served at a restaurant 800 meters up the mountain! If the weather is fine, you'll have some free time to explore the beautiful National Park as well.

In the late evening, you'll be returned to your hotel in Istanbul with many wonderful memories of Bursa!

The Green Shrine is one of the tourist attractions and it is heavily flooded by visitors throughout the year. The Shrine contains the tombs of many Ottoman Sultans and their families. This venue is especially visited by Muslim tourists to read prayers and wish good fortunes.

The Turkish bath has an important place in the Turkish culture. It attracts great attention from tourists visiting the country. Taking its culture from the palace baths of the Ottoman Empire, the baths have taken an important place in Turkish culture for centuries with their magnificent marble designs and steam rooms.

The Turkish Baths, which are frequented not only by foreign tourists, but also by those living in the city of Bursa, are one of the greatest examples of how traditional culture is still alive today.

Looking to plan a trip to Bursa? Istanbul Tourist Pass allows you to plan an unforgettable trip to the city. Cumalıkızık located in Bursa is a UNESCO certified village awaiting visitors with its historic houses and traditional lifestyle. The village offers a filling breakfast spread. Here you can spend time with your loved ones, take a walk in narrow cobblestone streets, and visit the tourist attractions in the village.

 

History of Bursa

Bursa is one of the rare cities in the world where nature is generous, offering some of the best sights in all seasons. The city has hosted two big empires and countless civilizations in the past. The city of Bursa, which takes its cultural structure from the unique Ottoman culture, has never lost its authentic beauty no matter how much it has developed.

Bursa is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Turkey and it has a very active life as well as diverse cultural richness. Uludağ Mountain attracts the attention of local tourists as well as foreign travelers thanks to its skiing options, winter festivals, and fun events.


Touristic Places You Must See in Bursa

Uludağ Mountain can be viewed from every point of the city. It is one of the places that receive the most tourist visits in the winter season, dazzling the eyes with its magnificence and nature. Uludağ Mountain, with its greenery in the summer months and an eye-catching appearance covered with snow in the winter, continues to host local and foreign tourists throughout the year.

There are various activities in Uludağ. The mountain hosts many festivals and entertainments, especially in the winter months. The cable car is just one of them. You can go to the top of the Uludağ Mountain with the cable car and have a pleasant time with your loved ones at the summit.

With the Istanbul Tourist Pass, you can get on the cable car instantly without waiting in line and save time. In addition, if you are one of those who love outdoor sports, you can learn to ski or snowboard in Uludağ and experience exciting moments. You can also benefit from the accessories rented with private instructors and equipment with the Istanbul Tourist Pass

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Bursa Day Trip Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Importance of the City of Bursa for the Ottoman Empire?

Bursa was the capital of the great Ottoman Empire for a long time. It continues to be flooded with visitors thanks to its historical buildings and touristic places that are still one with the modern city today. Discover the best of Ottoman architecture in

Which Sultans Have Tombs in Bursa?

Among the most important Ottoman Sultans whose tombs are in Bursa are Osman Gazi, Orhan Gazi, Murad Hüdavendigar, Yıldırım Bayezid, Sultan Çelebi Mehmed and Sultan II. Murad. In addition to them, the tombs of many important statesmen of the Ottoman Empire

Do I Have To Wait in Line to Enter Touristic Places in Bursa?

No, you can take advantage of the privileges of your Istanbul Tourist Pass card and enter the touristic places without waiting in line. You can complete your trip in a shorter time without missing any historical places.

Do I Have to Pay an Extra Fee When Entering the Touristic Places?

With the free trip opportunity, which is one of the advantages of Istanbul Tourist Pass, you do not need to pay an extra entrance fee.

Can I Visit the City of Bursa With a Guide?

Yes, with the Istanbul Tourist Pass, you can visit the city of Bursa with a private guide. Your guide will make sure you have the most fun discovering the city while getting to know the local culture, learn about its history and visit its top attractions.

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