Daily Bursa Private Tour from Istanbul

  • 12 Hours
Tour Type
  • Private Guided
Activity Level
  • Medium
  • All Year Round
Tour Theme
  • Historical
  • ·
  • Cultural
Perfect for
  • Family
  • ·
  • Couple
  • ·
  • Friends

Tour Description

Come on our Full-Day Bursa Tour from Istanbul with your friends or family and explore one of Turkey’s most significant cities. Bursa was the first capital of the Ottoman Empire and is now the third largest city in the country, attracting thousands of visitors each year. With a wide range of breathtaking landscapes, ancient monuments, and rich culture, Bursa offers an exciting and relaxing day.

Full-Day Bursa Private Tour from Istanbul

The Bursa Day Tour starts in the morning from the center of Istanbul. You’ll be picked up from your hotel in a fully air-conditioned bus and accompanied by a tour guide for interesting descriptions and assistance. The bus will take you to the harbor to board a car ferry and cross the Marmara Sea. Use this opportunity to take in beautiful views of the Bosporus and the Bosporus Bridge.

After crossing the Marmara Sea, the bus will take you to Bursa via Yalova, with several short stops for comfort. The first stop will be in Gemlik, near a lake, where you’ll have an hour of free time to relax and take in a natural beauty, have a traditional Turkish tea, or, for an additional cost, hire an ATV to explore the area.

The Bursa Day Tour can be modified to include a visit to a local artisanal candy shop, where you can discover the history and process of making traditional confections. You can sample a variety of flavors and purchase some to take home as souvenirs. After that, you can embark on a scenic drive to Bursa, with a brief stop at a centuries-old plane tree to admire its size and take some pictures. Upon arriving at the mountain, you can enjoy a delicious lunch at a restaurant with panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

Private Guided Tour to Bursa from Istanbul

After spending some time on the mountain, you will be transported to the heart of Uludag Mountain, where you can find a selection of hotels. During this time, you can take in the stunning natural surroundings and snap some pictures, or simply relax and recharge your batteries. Once you feel rejuvenated, you can join an exciting cable car ride down the mountain to the center of Bursa. This thrilling ride will provide breathtaking views of the landscape and allow you to end your day on a high note.

After the cable car ride, you will be transported by bus to the Green Mosque, a stunning architectural masterpiece that features tombs, a library, and other fascinating rooms to explore. The mosque takes its name from the beautiful green tiles that adorn its interior and is a must-see for anyone visiting Bursa. You can also visit a charming silk market located next to the mosque, where you can find unique souvenirs and gifts to take back home.

After a full day of exploring Bursa, you will be transported back to Istanbul by bus. As you travel back to the city, you can reflect on the memorable experiences you had and the unique sights you saw. When you arrive back at your hotel in the city center, you may feel a sense of satisfaction and fatigue from the day’s activities, but you will have the satisfaction of knowing that you made some truly unforgettable memories.

Join a full-day tour of Bursa, Turkey’s third-largest city, and immerse yourself in its rich history and culture. The Bursa Full-Day Tour from Istanbul offers a unique blend of breathtaking views, stunning landscapes, and important landmarks, all while providing an in-depth exploration of the local culture. Whether you are traveling with family or friends, this tour is sure to be a highlight of your holiday and provide you with lasting memories.

Full-Day Bursa Tour from Istanbul is designed for you and your friends or family. The displayed price is per person for a group of 4, but rates may vary for smaller or larger groups. Contact us for more information and to customize your tour. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to experience the unique and captivating history on a private tour.

Tour Details


  • Istanbul
  • ·
  • Bursa
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  • Turkey


Uludag Mountain
Green Mosque

Departure Location

Istanbul Hotels


Sightseeings in the Tour Program
Professional Official Tour Guidance
Entrance Fees
Transfers on a Private Basis
Local Taxes


Personal Expenses


Departure from Istanbul Airport
Departure from Sabiha Gokcen Airport

Tour Program

06:30 Pickup

On the day of the tour, you will be greeted by a professional driver and tour guide who will pick you up from your hotel in the city center of Istanbul. They will be your knowledgeable companions throughout the day, ensuring that you have a safe and enjoyable journey.

Car Ferry

To get to Bursa, you will board a bus and travel to a nearby port, where you will embark on a car ferry that will take you across the Marmara Sea. During the ferry ride, you will have the opportunity to take in the breathtaking views of the Bosporus and the majestic bridges that span the water, connecting Asia and Europe. This journey is sure to be an unforgettable experience that you will treasure for years to come


After the ferry ride, the tour will continue by bus to Gemlik. Along the way, you will stop at a picturesque location near a lake, where you will have one hour of free time to explore the area and take in the natural beauty. You can choose to simply walk around and enjoy the scenery, or you can participate in optional activities such as an ATV safari (for an additional cost). This is a great opportunity to tailor the tour to your own interests and make the most of your time in this stunning region.

Uludag Mountain

Upon arriving in Bursa, you will make a stop at a centuries-old plane tree to take some pictures and admire its impressive size. From there, you will be taken to Uludag Mountain, where you will have the chance to enjoy a tasty meal at a local restaurant set in a peaceful location. After lunch, you will have some free time to explore the mountain and take in the stunning surroundings at your own pace. This is a great opportunity to relax and soak up the beauty of the area.

Cable Car Ride

When your free time on the mountain is up, you will board a cable car for an exciting and thrilling ride down to the city center of Bursa. This is a unique way to end your day, with breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape as you make your way down the mountain.

Green Mosque

When you reach the city center, a bus will be waiting to transfer you to the Green Mosque, one of the most significant landmarks in Bursa. This breathtaking monument features a library, tombs, and other important rooms that you can explore. You will be struck by the beauty of the interior, which is adorned with stunning green tiles. This is a must-see destination for anyone visiting Bursa.

18:30 Return Back

The Green Mosque will be the final stop on your tour. Afterwards, the bus will begin the journey back to Istanbul, retracing the same route. You can expect to return to your hotel in the city late at night, after a full day of exploration and discovery.

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Tour FAQ

How can I change the tour itinerary?

Customizable itineraries where you may choose sightseeings as per your taste & comfort. The tour program listed is representative and may completely change to suit your wishes. Feel free to say hello to us!

What is the difference between Private and Regular SIC Tours?

Private tours only include your group, your guide, and your driver. We offer the most personalized and intimate experience for you and your friends/family in a private tour! Regular SIC tours stand for Seat-in-Coach Basis Tours, which means you will share an air-conditioned coach or van with other tourists and you will have an English-speaking tour guide to take you to all the scenic spots listed in the itinerary that day. While the prices of private tours may vary according to the number of people, the prices of regular tours are fixed.

What languages are available for tours?

Our private tours are operated in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Japanese. Feel free to contact us for any other languages.

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