Eastern Black Sea Tour, 6 Days Starts from Trabzon

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Start and end in 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 6 days 5 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 for five days, 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 accommodation in the hotel
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 - Sumela Monastery and Trabzon City Tour
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. You can take your lunch break in Altındere National Park or Trabzon City Center.

After visiting the Sümela Monastery, we explore the Hagia Sophia Mosque. On the way, we see Trabzon Castle, Gülbahar Hatun Mosque and Tomb, Zağnos Valley and Historical Zağnos Pasha Bridge and Ortahisar (Kaleiçi) District and arrive at Hagia Sophia. Built as a Byzantine church in the 13th century, the building has a unique value with its rare frescoes. After seeing the building used as a mosque today and the works exhibited in its garden we visit one of the finest examples of the city's civilian architecture, the Atatürk Mansion, where Atatürk stayed during his visits to Trabzon. Experiencing the mansion adorned with luxurious and unique furniture of the period, we then proceed to Boztepe, where the panoramic view of the city will be seen.

At the end of a happy day, Trabzon City Tour ends at your hotel and we give free time until tomorrow's departure.

3.Day- 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 4- 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 5- Karaca Cave, Zigana and Hamsiköy Village 
We set off for our first destination, Karaca Cave. During our 1.5-hour 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.

On our way to Zigana Pass, considered the most important pass of the historic Silk Road and a route traveled by many famous explorers, including Marco Polo, we ascend to an altitude of 2300 meters, witnessing the stunning panorama of the Black Sea from a different perspective. After spending time in the enchanting embrace of nature, we head to Hamsiköy.

Following a break for lunch in Hamsiköy, renowned for its natural beauty and rice pudding, we return to Trabzon to conclude our tour. We arrive at your hotel at the end of a happy day and give free time until tomorrow's departure.

Day 6- Hıdırnebi Plateau and Çal Cave 
Today is the last day of our tour; After breakfast, we complete our check-out process from our hotel. Then we start our tour today. We are moving 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 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.

After sightseeing and free time, we meet in our tour vehicle at 16.00 and leave Hıdırnebi Plateau. 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 book your flight tickets for the return flight for 20.30 and after.

 

Hotels:
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.

Includes
  • check_circle_outline5 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.
  • check_circle_outlinePark and National Park entrance fees
  • check_circle_outlineVAT and othertaxes
  • highlight_offHotel Extras
  • highlight_offLunch and dinners
  • 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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event Earliest availability: 25 May 2024
COVID-19 safety measures
done Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff.
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done Social distancing enforced throughout experience.
done Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.
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