Sapanca & Masukiye

Are you thinking about a tourist trip to Sapanca and Masukiye? These destinations, perfect for nature lovers, offer green hills, lakes, and more. Located just 130 km from Istanbul, they make for an enjoyable getaway. The weather in Sapanca and Masukiye is heavenly. From the fragrance of lilies and jasmine in spring to the picturesque autumn leaves, each season brings its charm. Winter, with raindrops over green hills, creates a romantic atmosphere.

Updated Date : 26.12.2023


Sapanca, a dream city, is in Sakarya, Marmara Region. Masukiye, a hilly village north of Sapanca Lake, is 20 km away. Both are strategically located, just 130 km from Istanbul and 60 km from Sabiha Gokcen Airport.

Embark on a Sapanca-Masukiye trip with Istanbul E-pass. The 12-hour tour begins at 9 AM, taking you through Sapanca, Masukiye Waterfalls, Sapanca Lake, Gol Park Sapanca, and Masukiye Village. Click here to see more details. 

Highlights of the tour include the breathtaking Masukiye Waterfalls, crystal-clear Sapanca Lake, and the scenic Kartepe Mount. Gol Park Sapanca, an 11 km drive from Sakarya city center, boasts walking tracks, sports zones, and captivating sunset views.

Masukiye, meaning "love" in Arabic, is a charming village with green farms, dense forests, and beautiful waterfalls. Join this full-day excursion for a mix of adventure, fun, and relaxation. Maşukiye, once a village, gained municipality status in 1986 and later became a neighborhood.

The tour kicks off with a 9 AM pick-up from your hotel in a fully air-conditioned bus. Explore Sapanca Lake, visit Sapanca Zoo, enjoy lunch in Masukiye Village, marvel at Masukiye Waterfall, and shop at a local outlet. The day ends with a drop-off at your hotel in the afternoon.

Extend your stay to explore nearby regions like Izmit and Sakarya. Masukiye, close to the Black Sea, offers various daytime excursions with its restaurants, picnic spots, and natural beauty.

Wondering where Masukiye is? Located in the south of Sapanca Lake, at the foot of Kartepe and Samanlı mountains, it belongs to Kocaeli. Accessible from Istanbul, Pendik, Gebze, and Bursa, Masukiye is a nature lover's paradise.

A paradise for nature enthusiasts, Masukiye offers free and paid picnic areas, hiking trails, and fresh air. Sapanca, nearby, is known for its nature walks, barbecue places, and photography spots.

In Sapanca, explore Derpent Sapanca, have dinner at barbecue places, and capture stunning nature photos. Visit Sapanca Aygır Creek and enjoy lakeside meals at creekside restaurants.
Kartepe, connected to Masukiye, is a Kocaeli district attracting tourists with its ski centers. It takes around 30 minutes to reach Sapanca Kartepe by car.

Sapanca and Masukiye offer a perfect blend of nature, adventure, and relaxation. For those seeking a quick escape, this day tour promises excitement, fun, and laughter. Don't miss the chance to explore a charming village, a serene lake, a mesmerizing waterfall, an interesting zoo, and indulge in some shopping. Suitable for all ages, the Sapanca Lake & Masukiye Tour promises a joyful and pleasurable day. Istanbul E-pass provides this daily tour. Join us for an unforgettable experience!

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