Bursa Day Tour From Istanbul, Visit the city of Bursa, once the capital of the Ottoman Empire, on this day trip from Istanbul that starts with a 2-hour ferry ride. Enjoy the views during the trip, and visit Tophane for a panoramic look at Bursa. Enjoy a local lunch, and ascend Mt. Uludag, the ancient Olympus, by cable car to take in the scenery. Other activities include a silk market and covered bazaar.
You will be picked up from your hotel at 8:00 AM and taken to the harbor, where you will board the ferry to Bursa. The ferry will take you across the Marmara Sea and dock in Yalova. From there, you will take a bus to Bursa. When you arrive, you will stop for lunch at a local restaurant known for its Iskender Kebabs. After lunch, your guide will take you on a tour of The Green Tomb Mausoleum and The Green Mosque. You will also visit The Covered Bazaar and The Silk Market. From there, you will take a cable car up Uludag Mountain for a stunning scenic view. At the end of the tour, you will take the ferry back to Istanbul and then be transferred back to your hotel. Note: In the event of poor weather conditions, the cable car does not operate. As a replacement, you will go up the mountain by bus.