4 DAYS EASTERN BLACK SEA TRABZON TOUR ITINERARY:
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
Day 2 - TRABZON CITY TOUR, UZUNGOL
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
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
Day 4 - AYDER, TRABZON
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.
We hope you had a memorable tour and we look forward to seeing you in the future
on another TravelShop Turkey Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for
choosing TravelShop Turkey.
4 DAYS EASTERN BLACK SEA TRABZON TOUR INCLUDES:
4 DAYS EASTERN BLACK SEA TRABZON TOUR EXCLUDES:
- 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
- International flights
- Personal expenses: Lunches, extras at hotel or additional meals
- Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers
- Insurance: All types
If this hotel list is not available at the time of your booking then we will arrange similar hotels. If you prefer a different category hotel, there might be an additional cost.
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.