Eastern Black Sea Trabzon Tour

4 Days Eastern Black Sea Trabzon Tour

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EASTERN BLACK SEA TRABZON TOUR SUMMARY:

Welcome to Turkey! A fantastic journey through the eastern Black Sea region of Turkey. Over the course of 4 days you will visit the 4th century Sumela Monastery and Altindere National Park, the 13th century church of St. Sophia, Ataturk's Mansion, we will visit kiwi and tea plantations in this very agricultural region, we will also visit countless villages through the Pontic Mountains and stay in a wooden bungalows high in the mountains in Uzungol along the journey we will also visit Camlihemsin, Konaklar, Senyuva Bridge, Zil Kale, and view the Georgian border on the Eastern Black Sea coast, after from Sarpi Gate. A short but truly mesmerising trip, though the Eastern Black Sea Region.

Day 1 - SUMELA MONASTERY, ZIGANA, KARACA CAVE

After arriving at Trabzon Int'l Airport, we begin our trip with visiting the 4th century Sumela Monastery and Altindere National Park. Later on we drive you up to Zigana Mountain, crossing the mountain with spectacular views of villages on Pontic Mountains. We arrive at Gümüshane to visit Karaca Cave, considered the most beautiful in Turkey for its colours and formations. Drive back to our hotel located at the centre of Trabzon. Overnight in Trabzon

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Sumela Monastery / Trabzon

Day 2 - TRABZON CITY TOUR, UZUNGOL

(Breakfast included)
Today we will explore the highlights of Trabzon city; study the extraordinary collection of Byzantine frescoes in the 13th century church of St. Sophia, visit Ataturk's Mansion on Soguksu hill facing Black Sea, Girls' Monastery on
Boztepe Hill, Sera Lakeon the way to Akçaabat, lunch at a seaside restaurant serving famous Akcaabat Meatball. In the afternoon we drive to Uzungöl (long lake). It's a hidden paradise in the Pontic Alps. We hike around the lake and village and check-in to our wooden hotel. Overnight in Uzungol

Day 3 - RIZE, CAMLIHEMSIN, ZILKALE, AYDER

(Breakfast included)
Today we are leaving from Uzungöl. Short break at Rize for panoramic view of the city from the Botany Garden, We visit kiwi and tea plantations here, then we arrive to Firtina (Storm) Valley which takes us to Ayder Plateau. Before arriving in Ayder we will see Camlihemsin, Konaklar, Senyuva Bridge, Zil Kale. Gentle trekking to Goksu Fall which is the highest and most beautiful in the region. we arrive in Ayder before sundown, check-in our wooden hotel. Overnight in Ayder

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Zilkale
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Day 4 - AYDER, TRABZON

(Breakfast included)
Today we have time to explore that beautiful Alpine Plateau is Ayder until noon. Traditionally dressed village ladies, thermal spring, waterfalls dropping down from hundreds metres and beautiful plateau houses are going to be interest of you. In the afternoon we drive to Turkish - Georgian border on Eastern Black Sea coast, after viewing Georgia from Sarpi Gate, we drive along the Black Sea coast back to Trabzon Airport for a homebound flight and say farewell.

Ayder

Tour Included… 

  • Return airport transfers

  • 4 star and Boutique Hotels in each area

  • 1 nights hotel in Trabzon including breakfast and dinner

  • 1 night hotel in Uzungol including breakfast and dinner

  • 1 night hotel in Ayder including breakfast and dinner

  • Guided Trabzon Sumela Monastery, Zigana and Karaca Cave Tour

  • Guided Trabzon Uzungol Tour

  • Guided Riza Firtina Valley and Ayder Tour

  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach

  • Professional English-speaking tour guides

TOUR NOT INCLUDE:

  • International flights

  • Personal expenses: Lunches, extras at hotel or additional meals

  • Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

  • Insurance: All types

What are the discounts for children?

What are the discounts for children?
Under 2 years of age, your child will travel free of charge by land. Flight ticket insurance cost will be 20 Euro only. Children under 6 years of age are charged at 50% of a full priced adult tour in Istanbul
Children 7-11 years of age are charged at 75% of a full priced adult tour in Istanbul. Children above 11 years are full priced adult fares.

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