It is a long day trip to one of Istanbul’s popular getaways, especially for nature lovers.
Your first visit is to Abant lake, approximately 270 Km from Istanbul. Abant lake is located above a mountain and surronded by lush hills. The lake is one of the most favoriye destinations for summer and winter ectivities. You can walk, rent a bike or get a horse drawn carriage ride around the lake. It is also excellent destination for nature fotographers.
The tour continues with visiting Yedigoller, you will find seven small lakes in a valley formed as the result of landslide. They are found to be diffirent height points from each other and at the same time connected with each other on foot. You will see 500 years-old monumental pine and Pythagorean Tree in Yedigöller. The area is also among the best known trekking places in Turkey.
After visiting fascinating waterfalls of Masukiye you will lastly visit Kartepe mountain, a famous ski resort in Turkey.