İstanbul Sightseeing Tours
BLACK SEA TOUR
All natural beauties of Eastern Black Sea can be seen on this tour such as Sumela Monastery,KaracaCave,Uzungol,Camlihemsin,Ayder,Rize and Trabzon cities.
 
Price per Adult
675,00
Price per Child (1-0)
0,00
Price per Child (0-0)
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Tour Itinerary

 

3 nights / 4 days Trabzon (1), Uzungöl (1), Ayder (1)

 


 

Day 1:  SUMELA MONASTERY, ZIGANA, KARACA CAVE

   

We will come to pick up you from your istanbul Hotel for your istanbul - Trabzon Domestic Flight.

(Flight Time 1H.45 min.)

After arriving at Trabzon Int'l Airport, we begin our trip with visiting the 4th century Sumela Monastery ( it's under restauration ; we will see it from outside ) 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 .

Check-in to hotel, dinner and overnight at Hotel Usta **** (D) 



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, dinner and overnight at Inan Kardesler Hotel & Bungalows (S) (B,D)

 


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, check-in our wooden hotel, dinner and overnight at Hasimoglu Hotel (S) (B, D)   

 

 

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



 

Tour Price Includes :

 

    - 3 Nights Half Board accommodation,

    -  Airfare of domestic flights (istanbul - Trabzon - istanbul),

    -  Modern, spacious, air-conditioned, vehicle for land transportation.

    -  Professional English speaking tour guide,

    -  Admission fees to sights and museums,

    -  6 meals : 3 Breakfasts (B) and 3 dinners (D).

    -  Parking, portage, tipping (except guide, driver), tolls

    -  V.A.T.

 


Tour Price Excludes :

 

    -  Airfare of int'l flights,(from your country to istanbul)

    -  Air and departure taxes,

    -  Bottled beverages or alcohol,

    -  Travel insurance,

    -  Visas, laundry, and personal items.

 

 

 


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