Visit the former Ottoman Empire capital, Bursa, on this ferry ride excursion from Istanbul. Enjoy the 2-hour boat ride to Bursa, taking in the scenery. Once in town, tour historic Bursa, visiting Tophane for an amazing view, ascending Mt. Uludag via cable car, strolling around a silk market and a covered bazar and feasting on a classic Turkish lunch.
After getting picked up at your hotel in Istanbul, head to the ferry terminal. Sit back and relax on the boat during the 2-hour ride, as the Turkish countryside reveals itself for all its natural beauty.
Once in Bursa, ascend to the top of Mt. Uludag, the historic Mount Olympus, and learn about the history of the games as well as the long history of Bursa itself. Visit the Green Mosque and the Green Mausoleum, stroll through an old silk market, and take in the bustling atmosphere of a covered bazar.
Take a break for lunch to indulge in a typical Turksih meal. And then, after some more exploring, board the ferry ride in the afternoon for the peaceful 2-hour journey back to Istanbul.