Eastern Black Sea Tour, 6 Days Starts from Trabzon
- Start your Eastern Black Sea Tour from Trabzon and enjoy accommodation in comfortable hotels in the city center.
- Spend wonderful time with nature in the highlands of the Eastern Black Sea for five days, renew yourself and refresh your energy.
- Stay at the city center at the end of the day, and benefit from all the city's activities within walking distance.
Day 1 - Arriving in Trabzon and Check-in to Hotel
Hello, welcome to Trabzon! When you arrive at Trabzon Airport, you will be met by our team and transferred to your hotel in the city center. You can spend the rest of the day relaxing at your hotel or have 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. If you arrive early, you can optionally join our Trabzon City Tour, which departs at 10:00 in the morning.
Day 2 - Trip to Uzungöl 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 to brewing the best tea, and then we take a shopping break at the factory outlet. As we start shopping, we take a short shopping break at Sürmene Bıçak factory outlet on the road. We set off for Uzungöl again along the Solaklı Valley and reach Uzungöl, accompanied by the beauty 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 in Trabzon. We arrive at your hotel at the end of a happy day and give free time until our departure tomorrow.
Day 3 - Ayder Highland and Storm (Fırtına) Valley
After breakfast at the hotel, we move to Ayder Plateau and after a pleasant journey along the coast, we arrive at 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.
By following the Fırtına Valley, one of the 200 ecological regions that need to be protected in the world, we first reach Çamlıhemşin and then Ayder Plateau. We visit the natural wonder Gelintülü Waterfall, which is located at the foot of Kaçkar Mountain, at an altitude of 1400m above sea level, and then we have free time on the Ayder Plateau. In your free time, you can take a pleasant walk in Ayder 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 way 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 our departure tomorrow.
Day 4 - Karaca Cave and Hamsiköy Tour
After breakfast at our hotel, we move to Karaca Cave by following the historical Zigana Pass route. After a pleasant journey of about an hour and a half, we arrive at Karaca Cave and visit the cave, which is almost an art gallery with its stalactites, stalagmites and travertines. Afterwards, we visit Torul Pine Terrace, which offers an excellent experience for adrenaline lovers as well as its wonderful view and we move to Zigana.
Zigana Pass has been the gateway of Silk Road and Spice Road to the West throughout history. The construction of the world's second and Europe's longest double-tube tunnel on the passage, which still maintains its importance today, is about to be completed. We take our lunch break at a local mountain restaurant in Zigana and then move on to Hamsiköy. Hamsiköy, which is famous for its natural beauties and rice pudding on the skirts of Zigana Mountain, offers different beauties to its visitors who want to spend time with nature. At the end of the day, we arrive at your hotel and give free time until tomorrow's departure.
Day 5 - Hıdırnebi Plateau, Çal Cave and Sera Lake Tour
After breakfast, we pick you up from your hotel and move to Çal Cave, which is considered to be the second longest cave in the world. The cave, which can be reached by a journey of approximately one hour, is located at an altitude of 1050 m above sea level and within the borders of Çal Village. After visiting the cave and taking a short break at the cafes next to it, we turn our route to Hıdırnebi Plateau.
In an hour's journey, we reach the Hıdırnebi Plateau with its magnificent view and nature, located at an altitude of 1600m above sea level. Hıdırnebi Plateau, which is like an oasis to take shelter close to the city to cool off in the hot summer months, has many activities to enjoy with its traditional highland life, mosque, restaurants, shopping and entertainment venues. We give you free time in Hıdırnebi for you to discover its natural beauties and take wonderful photos.
Before we realize how time passes in Hıdırnebi, we are moving to Sera Lake Nature Park, which is the next route of our tour. After walking around the lake and free time, we arrive at your hotel and give free time until tomorrow's departure.
Day 6 - Sumela Monastery Tour
After breakfast at our hotel, we depart for the Sumela Monastery tour. After a pleasant 1-hour journey, we reach Sümela Monastery by first using the National Park minibuses and then the 300m forest road. At the end of the pathway, historical aqueducts, stone stairs and visitor social areas welcome you. Before visiting the Sümela Monastery, which has a magnificence and inaccessibility unlike the medieval castles, we take a short rest break in the social area and enjoy the nature and the scenery.
Then we visit Sümela Monastery with its main rock church, chapels, student rooms, library, guesthouse, holy spring and many more. After the visit, our return starts from the same road. First, we arrive at Altındere National Park Social Facilities by the pathway in the forest, then the national park service. Here we give a short free time and then we move to Trabzon. At the end of the trip, we arrive in Trabzon and 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 book your flight tickets for the return flight for 20.30 and after.
You will be staying at one of the following hotels 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.
- 5 nights accommodation including breakfast at centrum hotel.
- All the transportation and excursions specified in the program with the new model comfortable vehicle.
- Free pickup and transfer from Trabzon Airport and intercity bus terminal.
- Park and National Park entrance fees
- VAT and othertaxes
- Hotel Extras
- Lunch and dinners
- Museum and historical sites entrance fees.
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.Open in Google Maps
Public bus station next by Intercity bus terminal at Değirmendere distric.Open in Google Maps
- 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.