Day 1 - Trabzon City Tour
After your arrival and joining your group, we start our Eastern Black Sea Tour. We make our first visit to the Hagia Sophia Museum / Mosque which is a 13th-century Byzantine work and then we move to the Atatürk Mansion, one of the most beautiful examples of Trabzon's civil architecture in the 19th century. After we see Trabzon Botanical Garden, which was opened in 2018, we are moving to Akçaabat for lunch. After lunch, we continue our tour to Trabzon city, Trabzon Castle, historical Zagnos Bridge and Suleyman the Magnificent, the house in which Suleyman the Magnificent was born, Ortahisar and Fatih Mosque. Then, we continue to visit Kemeraltı Bazaar, Bedesten, Alacacihan, Semerciler Bazaar, Kunduracılar and Long Street. After our pleasant walk, we enter our hotel and give you free time until tomorrow's departure.
Day 2 - Trip to Uzungöl and Haldizen Valley
We will move to Uzungöl after breakfast at our hotel. On our way, we will visit Surmene Knife factory store and a tea factory. We continue our tour along the Solaklı Valley; arrive at Uzungöl, and we give free time until 5 pm after visiting cruise hill, dam lakes and artificial waterfall. Those who wish can walk around the lake in this free time, take a boat ride in the lake or explore Uzungöl with a rented bike. At the end of the day, we arrive at our hotel in Trabzon and we give you free time until tomorrow's departure.
Day 3 - Rize, Fırtına Valley , Çamlıhemşin and Ayder Plateau Trip
After breakfast we move to Ayder Plateau. The first visit of the day is on our way to the Rize Botanical Garden. We will continue our journey after the visit to the Botanical Garden and Rize city center where the city will be seen. We follow the coastal road up to Ardeşen, then Fırtına Valley, which is one of the 200 ecological regions to be protected in the world, and we visit Çamlıhemşin and then Şenyuva Village and Zilkalesi. We visit one of the most famous historical stone arch bridges. After the lunch break at Çamlıhemşin, we arrive at Ayder Plateau. We give free time to meet again at 17.00 after a panoramic trip with our vehicle around the plateau. You can go for a pleasant walk during your time there, sip your tea or coffee facing the waterfall. Accompanied by the sound of bagpipes coming from all around, you can watch people playing horon and you can join if you wish. After hours of sightseeing and free time, we meet in our car and leave Ayder Plateau. We stop at the Rize Cloth Factory Store on the way and visit the traditional weaving workshop and the sales department. At the end of the day, we arrive at our hotel in Trabzon and give you free time until tomorrow's departure time.
Day 4 - Sumela Monastery, Zigana, Karaca Cave and Hamsiköy Trip
After breakfast, we move to Sumela Monastery which is within the boundaries of Altındere National Park. From the valley to the slope of Black Mountain it's at a height of 300m. We visit the monastery which was found in 385. After our visit to Sümela Monastery, our transfers are made according to our flight hours. We start our tour by moving to Altındere National Park from your hotel or from the address you want. We give our first break at the National Park Social facilities which is 50 km away from Trabzon and 1000m above sea level. The impressive view of Sumela, built on the steep hillside of the Black Mountain, rises from the valley, then we continue our journey through the valley after the time spent in the magnificent natural beauties of the surrounding Altındere (Meryem Ana Deresi) with the peaceful sound of the surrounding national park. If we cannot enter Sumela Monastery due to the restoration, we take a souvenir photo from the View Point in front of the unique view of both the monastery and the valley. We leave the National Park and move to the Historical Zigana Passage. After taking a lunch break in a local restaurant on the road, we pass through Zigana Tunnel and we arrive at Karaca Cave located at Gümüşhane province. After visiting Karaca Cave which is an art gallery with stalactites, stalagmites and travertines, we go to Torul Glass Terrace and then we move to Hamsiköy. Hamsiköy, which is an important stopover point of the historical (old) Zigana Road, fascinates visitors with its natural beauty and its famous rice pudding. At the end of the day, after we arrive in Trabzon, we transfer you according to your transportation preference and we wish to meet you on another trip.