Tour Route: Istanbul Trabzon Rize Istanbul
Embark on a captivating 3 days private Black Sea tour of the picturesque Black Sea region and immerse yourself in its natural beauty, rich culture, and historical treasures. Begin your journey in Trabzon, where you’ll explore the city’s highlights, including the renowned Ayasofya Museum. Marvel at the stunning Uzungöl Lake, nestled amidst the green mountains, and soak in the tranquility of this breathtaking setting. Continue to Rize, a charming city known for its tea plantations and scenic landscapes. Visit the enchanting Macka district and discover the mesmerizing Sumela Monastery, perched high on a cliffside. Explore the majestic Fırtına Valley and be captivated by its lush greenery and cascading waterfalls. This private tour offers an unforgettable experience of the Black Sea region, where nature’s beauty meets rich cultural heritage.
Early morning transfer to the Trabzon airport by private car. Flight from Istanbul to Trabzon. Private transfer to Trabzon city and hotel c-in.
Our adventure begins with a visit to the Trabzon Ayasofya Museum, a true architectural gem. Marvel at the intricate details and grandeur of this Byzantine-era masterpiece, which was converted into a mosque during the Ottoman period. Next, we’ll venture to Uzun Lake, a tranquil oasis nestled amidst lush greenery. The serene ambiance and picturesque surroundings make it the perfect spot to relax and soak in the natural beauty. Take a leisurely stroll along the lake’s shore, breathe in the fresh air, and appreciate the stunning reflections cast by the surrounding mountains. During the tour, you’ll have the opportunity to savor the unique flavors of the region. Indulge in the delectable local cuisine, known for its fresh seafood, flavorful regional dishes, and mouthwatering desserts. After tour ends, transfer back to the hotel. Overnight stay in Trabzon
Legend: B – L
After breakfast, meet your guide for Trabzon second day tour. Our second day takes us to Maçka, a charming town nestled amidst the stunning natural beauty of the region. Here, we’ll visit the famous Sumela Monastery, perched on a cliff overlooking the breathtaking Altindere Valley. Explore the intricate frescoes, wander through the tranquil courtyards, and soak in the spiritual ambiance of this ancient religious site. Let your taste buds embark on a culinary journey as you sample the authentic flavors of Trabzon. As we explore Trabzon and Macka, you’ll also have the chance to immerse yourself in the local culture. Engage with friendly locals, explore bustling markets, and browse through traditional handicrafts. Experience the warm hospitality of the people and gain insights into their way of life. After Trabzon tour, transfer back to the hotel. Overnight stay in Trabzon.
Legend: B – L
After breakfast, meet your guide and we will drive to Rize. On the third day, we’ll journey to Rize, a province known for its lush green landscapes and tea plantations. Our first stop is Ayder Plateau, a picturesque mountain retreat surrounded by stunning alpine scenery. Take in the fresh mountain air, immerse yourself in the beauty of cascading waterfalls, and relax in the therapeutic hot springs. Next, we’ll visit Huser Plateau, a hidden gem nestled amidst dense forests and rolling meadows. Explore the scenic trails, encounter grazing cows, and indulge in a picnic amidst the idyllic surroundings. Finally, we’ll venture to Fırtına Valley, known for its rushing river and dramatic landscapes. Marvel at the cascading waterfalls, lush vegetation, and towering cliffs as you stroll along the riverbank, capturing unforgettable moments. After the tour transfer to the airport. Flight From Rize to Istanbul. Transfer from the airport to the hotel in Istanbul. TOUR ENDS!)
Legend: B – L
P.S: You can also customize this trip with additional days! Slow the pace with rest days in locations of your choice, or add additional sightseeing days along the route!
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