Bike Ride along İzmit Bay
Revel in the beauty of nature and enjoy each other's company as you cycle along the picturesque İzmit Bay. This low-budget, intellectual date idea is sure to set your hearts racing and bring you closer together.Add to favorites
- Begin your journey in the morning, feeling the cool November breeze on your face as you cycle along the flat terrain of the İzmit Bay. Stop by at the nearby cafes and enjoy a cup of Turkish tea, taking in the beautiful views of the bay.
- As you move further along the bay, enjoy the tranquility around you. Feel the warmth of the sun, the gentle sound of water, the peacefulness of nature which will make you lose the sense of time.
- By late afternoon, find a quiet spot along the Bay and watch the sun set. As the day draws to a close, share your favorite moments from the day and toast to many more moments yet to come.
- First, make sure your bikes are in top condition. Check the tires, the brakes and the gears. Remember, safety comes first. If you do not own bikes, there are plenty of rental bikes available at affordable prices.
- Secondly, pack light. Too much baggage will slow you down and make your ride less enjoyable. However, do bring essentials like sunscreen, first-aid kit, water bottles and snacks for energy.
- Lastly, check the weather forecast before you set off. The best time to ride is in the morning when it's cooler. Avoid roads that are busy with traffic.
You may need
- Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Jeans and trainers are usually a good choice. Don’t forget to use sunscreen and stay hydrated.
- Keep a map handy. You should find bicycle paths on most online maps. Knowing these paths will help you avoid heavy traffic and find the most scenic routes.
- Lastly, take breaks. It’s not a race. Enjoy the process. Pause occasionally, take pictures, have snacks, and enjoy the view.