Duration: 6 Nights – 7 Days (Blacksea Tour) Cities to see; Istanbul – Trabzon – Rize
Sites to See; (Blacksea Tour Turkey) 1- Topkapi Palace 2- Blue Mosque 3- Hagia Sophia 4- Bosphorus Cruise 5- Altındere National Park / Sumela Monastry 6- Uzungol 7- Pavillion of Ataturk in Trabzon
8- Highlands of Ayder 9- Zilkale 10- Palovit Waterfall And More beautiful places from Blacksea Tour
6 Nights -7 Days
Arrive in Istanbul. After Dinner rest at the Hotel. Transfer to your Hotel. Overnight in Istanbul
Visit Topkapı Place where was the administration center of Ottoman Empire for 4 centuries. We will visit the exhibitions such as ; Weaponary, Clocks , Kitchen , Sacred Trusts and more. Then we will visit St Sophia where was built in 537 AD as the greates church of christianity. After fall of Constantinople, it was converted in to a Mosque. Since 1934, it is being used as museum. We will continue to Blue Mosque which was built in 1616 AD. It has been decorated over 20thousand imperial İznik Tiles. After our Lunch , we will continue to for Cruise on Bosphorus. You will see the both sides of Istanbul from sea. You will see the Bosphorus Bridge and beautiful seafront Palaces, Houses and Mosques. Overnight in Istanbul
After your breakfast, you will have your airport transfer for the domestic flight to Trabzon. Upon your arrival, you will have a drive for lunch. After lunch, you will drive for Altındere National Park. Altındere National Park is the home of the world famous SUMELA Monastry. It was an active Monastery Complex from 4th Century till 1923. We will have our Photo break. Depends on the ongoing restorations, we may have inside visit or Panaromic visit. After that, we will drive to our Hotel . Overnight in Trabzon Area
After breakfast, you will drive for Hagia Sophia in Trabzon. It was built in 1204 AD as a church and was converted in to a mosque by Mehmet II . Then you will visit Ataturk’s House/PAvillion where he stayed during his visits in Trabzon. Also, one of the most famous art work of Trabzon is hand made silver jewellery. We will stop for jewellery. After Lunch, you will drive for Uzungöl. Uzungol means long lake. It was naturally existed because of land sliding. It is about 1000 meters high from sea level. After seeing Uzungöl, you will drive to your Hotel. Overnight in Trabzon or Rize Area
After breakfast, you drive for Ayder Area. On our way we will stop for Rize Fabric. Rize is famous for its fabrics and they make textile products. Then we will continue for Firtina River. On the Firtina River, we will stop for Lunch. Also you have a chance to experience Zipline on the River. Firtina River is one of the most famous rivers of Turkey for Rafting. After lunch, you can enjoy your free time by the River or experience the Zipline or Rafting. Then we will go to Ayder Highland/Plateu. We will stay in Ayder or Ardesen Area.
In the morning, we will drive up to Kackar Mountains National Park with minivans. On our way we will stop at Zilkale Fortress where was built to control the access of the silk road in to Black Sea. The we will drive to see Polavit Waterfall. After Lunch, we will drive for Airport. Upon our arrival we will stop for dinner then we will go to our Hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Transfer to Airport for your flight back home.