Eastern Black Sea Tour, 5 Days Starts from Trabzon

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Start your Eastern Black Sea tour from Trabzon. Visit the unique natural beauties and highlands of the Eastern Black Sea during the day and stay at your comfortable and modern hotel within walking distance of the city's activities at the end of the day.
About this activity
Duration 5 days 4 nights hotel accommodation
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Ticket confirmation within 48 hours Once purchased, you’ll receive booking confirmation from the Zenofon Tours.
Easy cancellation Cancel up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund.
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Accommodation Up to 4 stars hotel / city center
Highlights
  • check_circle_outlineStart your Eastern Black Sea Tour from Trabzon and enjoy accommodation in comfortable hotels in the city center.
  • check_circle_outlineSpend wonderful time with nature in the highlands of the Eastern Black Sea, renew yourself and refresh your energy.
  • check_circle_outlineStay at the city center at the end of the day, and benefit from all the city's activities within walking distance.
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Day 1 - Arrival in Trabzon and Hotel Check-in
Hello, welcome to Trabzon! When you arrive at Trabzon Airport, you will be welcomed by our team and transferred to your hotel in the city center. Hotel check-in is at 14:00 and after. After checking in to the hotel, you can spend the rest of the day relaxing at your hotel or spend a pleasant time in the city center (Meydan), which is full of restaurants, cafes, and shopping opportunities. If you want to extend your stay in Trabzon, you can contact us before or during the tour.

Day 2- Uzungol and Haldizen Valley 
After breakfast at our hotel, we move to Uzungöl and make our first visit to a tea factory on the way. We learn the story of tea making and the secrets of brewing the best tea, and then we take a shopping break at the factory outlet. While we are ready to start shopping, we take a short shopping break at Sürmene Knife factory outlet on the road. We set off for Uzungöl again along the Solaklı Valley and arrive in Uzungöl, accompanied by the beauties of traditional village houses, tea, and hazelnut gardens.

We start our visit in Uzungöl with the Observation Terrace, then visit the Artificial Waterfalls built to protect the lake from floods. We give you free time to participate in many activities in Uzungöl and its surroundings, and to spend pleasant time in decent restaurants and cafes with lake and nature views. We depart from Uzungöl at 16.00, arrive at your hotel at the end of a happy day, and give free time until tomorrow's departure.

Day 3 - Ayder Plateau and Storm Valley 
After breakfast at our hotel, we move to Ayder Plateau, and after a pleasant journey along the coast, we arrive in Fırtına Valley. After the break in Fırtına Valley, where we can participate in many activities such as rafting, zipline and swing, we move to Ayder Plateau.

Storm Valley, which is one of the 200 ecological regions in the world that needs to be protected, follows the stormy Stream, and after the Çamlıhemşin road, we arrive at Ayder Plateau. We visit the natural wonder Gelintülü Waterfall, located at the foot of Kaçkar Mountain, at an altitude of 1400m above sea level, and then we have free time on the plateau. In your free time, you can take a pleasant walk in Ayder Plateau and sip your tea or coffee in front of Gelintülü Waterfall.

After sightseeing and free time, we meet in our tour vehicle at 16.00 and leave Ayder Plateau. After a necessary break on the road and at the end of the day, our Ayder Plateau Tour ends in Trabzon. We arrive at your hotel at the end of a happy day and give free time until tomorrow's departure.

Day 4- Sumela Monastery, Karaca Cave and Hamsiköy Village 
For the first visit of the tour, we move to Sumela Monastery located in Altındere National Park. After about an hour's journey, we arrive at Altındere National Park. We continue our journey in the national park with shuttle vehicles. For the last 300 meters, we arrive at Sümela Monastery by using a path through the forest. If you wish, you can take a short break in the cafeteria right next to the monastery, or you can start visiting the Sumela Monastery immediately by using the tickets you bought from the national park toll booths.

After your visit to the Sumela Monastery, which consists of guard rooms, library, kitchen, guest and student rooms, holy spring and the main rock church, we return to our tour vehicle with the National Park services. 

After visiting the Sümela Monastery, we set off for our first destination, Karaca Cave. During our journey, we pass through the New Zigana Tunnel, which holds the title of Europe's longest tunnel at 14.5 km opened on April, 2023. Arriving at Karaca Cave, reminiscent of an art gallery with its stalactites, stalagmites, and travertines, we savor the unique atmosphere. After enjoying Karaca Cave, we proceed to our next stop, Torul Glass Terrace. Following the breathtaking view of Torul offered by the Glass Terrace experience, we hit the road again for our next visit.

Following a break for lunch in Hamsiköy, renowned for its natural beauty and rice pudding, we return to Trabzon to conclude our tour.

At the end of a happy day, Sumela Monastery, Karaca Cave and Hamsiköy Village Tour ends at your hotel and we give free time until tomorrow's departure.

Day 5- Trabzon City Tour
We start the Trabzon City Tour with a visit to the Atatürk Mansion, which is one of the most beautiful examples of the city's civil architecture and where Atatürk stayed during his visits to Trabzon. We visit the Villa, which is decorated with the most luxurious and original furniture of the period, and then, after spending time in its wonderfully designed garden, we move to Trabzon Botanical Park.

Trabzon Botanic Park, established on 103 decares of land, is the first and only botanical garden of the Black Sea Region. After the joyful time we spent in the park with its rich plant variety and social areas, we move to Trabzon Aquarium. The project, which has the distinction of being the first aquarium in a tunnel in the world, was planned to connect the Zagnos and Tabakhane Valleys. Along the way, you can see the panoramic view of Trabzon Castle, Gülbahar Hatun Mosque and Tomb, Zağnos Valley, Historical Zağnos Paşa Bridge and Ortahisar (Kaleiçi) District. After the aquarium visit, we are moving to Trabzon City Museum.

After visiting the Trabzon City Museum, which presents the history, folklore and trade of the city from ancient times to the present in chronological order, we move to the Hagia Sophia Mosque.

Hagia Sophia, which is used as a mosque today, was built as a Byzantine church in the 13th century and has a unique value with its early Renaissance frescoes. After seeing the Hagia Sophia Mosque, historical frescoes and many historical artifacts in its garden, we move to Sera Lake Nature Park for lunch. After a lunch break at a local restaurant in Sera Lake, we move to Boztepe Observation Terrace for a bird's-eye view of the city. You can have a great time on the Boztepe Observation Terrace with its 1200m walking path and 3 glass viewing terraces and watch the city's exquisite sunset view.

At the end of the day, our tour ends, we transfer you to the airport (or your hotel). We bid farewell with the hope of meeting in another trip.

Our tour will end at Trabzon Airport and Trabzon City Center between 18.00-19.00. Airport transfers will be made between 19:00 and 23:00. We recommend that you buy your flight tickets for the return flight at 20.30 and after.

Hotels:
You will be staying at the following hotel or similar, subject to availability. Our hotels are in the city center. After a day of adventure and fun alone with nature, you will have the opportunity to benefit from all activities within walking distance of your hotel in the city center.

Includes
  • check_circle_outline 4 nights accommodation including breakfast at centrum hotel
  • check_circle_outlineAll the transportation and excursions specified in the program with the new model comfortable vehicle.
  • check_circle_outlineFree pickup and transfer from Trabzon Airport and intercity bus terminal. Travel insurance
  • check_circle_outlineTravel insurance
  • check_circle_outlineVAT and othertaxes
  • highlight_offLunch and dinner.
  • highlight_offMuseum and historical sites entrance fees.
Meeting point
Atatürk Square (Meydan)

We arrive 10 minutes before the tour departure time, across McDonald's in Atatürk Area (Square). The tour vehicle will meet you shortly after its departure.

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Important informations
  • Before departure we will contact you for the list of participants.
  • Pick-up and pick-up service is available from Trabzon Airport and intercity bus terminal and city center hotels. Please contact us for your different requests.
  • Zenofon Holidays has the rights to change the timeline of itinerary regarding places for example in tour package Uzungol first and Hidirnebi is second sometimes we can replacing to be mention.,
  • Zenofon Holidays transfer guides will inform the customer about tour departures and transfer times. All our customers should be ready in the lobby approximately 15 minutes before the transfer/tour bus coming. If the bus gets late they should wait the bus without leaving elsewhere.

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COVID-19 safety measures
done Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff.
done Face masks provided for travelers.
done Social distancing enforced throughout experience.
done Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.
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