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Sapanca Lake and Masukiye Full-Day Tour from Istanbul

About the Event

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

  • COVID-19 precautions. Learn more

    Special health and safety measures apply.

  • Duration Full-Day


  • Skip the ticket line


  • Instant confirmation


  • Live tour guide


  • Pickup included

    Following a pick-up from your hotels in the city center.



  • Discover a popular weekend getaway at Sapanca Lake from Istanbul
  • Hike on Kartepe Mountain
  • Enjoy lunch under the shade of the trees in Maşukiye
  • Admire the views of Adapazarı Meadow and Izmit Bay

Full description

Enjoy a full-day tour away from the hustle and bustle of Istanbul on a day trip to Izmit Bay and the freshwater lake of Sapanca Lake.

After being picked up from your hotels in the city center, transfer to Sapanca Lake for trekking. Located in a tectonic hole between Izmit Bay and Adapazarı Meadow, Sapanca Lake is known for its natural beauty. Continue to the picturesque village of Maşukiye to enjoy lunch under the shade of the trees.

Then, go to the waterfall before climbing Kartepe Mountain. Hike in the mountains or take the cable car if you wish. Explore a popular area for picnics in the summer and ski breaks in the winter. Transfer back to your hotel in Istanbul for the end of the tour services.


  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation from European side city center hotels by modern, non-smoking air-conditioned bus
  • Lunch (drinks not included)
  • Entry fee
  • Guide
  • Drinks at lunch
  • Tips and personal expenses

Not suitable for

  • Suitable for everyone

COVID-19 precautions

Safety measures in place

  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

Traveler requirements

  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

Prepare for the activity

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Please bring a coat and hat during the winter months