Elmas Burnu (Dıamond Point) Excursion Area
Elmas Burnu is a precious coverformed from black rocks jutting out of the Black Sea. This is more a holiday resort with its long beach, pine forest, and calm ambiance. It is possible to champ here and greet the rising sun to the sound of the sea. The rocks from the cliffs to the depths of teh sea re ideal for spear fishing. This place is extremely populer with fisher men. Righ across from the cove, Martı Adası (Seagull Island) is home to various sea birds and dolphins add to the beauty of the island. Once you re in Riva, do not forget to walk along the river and enjoy the surroundings.
Getting here: You can reach the excursion area in 20 minutes by the TEM connection; this lies between Kavacik and Riva. Also, one can go though Mahmut Şevket Pasha Village near Beykoz.
Phone: (212) 651 9891
Fatih Forest Excursion Area
The word “fatih” means “conqueror” and this area took its name from Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror, who was well known for his love forests. This forest is quite close to urban center and it covers a large area. In the depths of the forest there are sitting areas where you can have a great picnic. Fatih Excursion Area is frequently visited by cycling enthusiasts. It is also preferred by families because of the large playground.
Getting here: Fallow the Bahçeköy signposts on the Sarıyer route of Maslak Büyükdere Street. Is is on the left side after three kilometers. Its other entrance is from the Şişli – Ayazağa direction.
Phone: (212) 299 8475