1 Day.: Fly from Istanbul to Trabzon & Sumela Monstery, Karaca Cave, Hamsi Village Tour. Overnight.
04:30 AM Pick up from Hotel for Trabzon Day Tour.
06:00 AM Fly from Istanbul to Trabzon.
07:40 AM Upon arrival to Trabzon Airport and met on arrival and transfer to meeting point for the day tour to meet with tour guide and other participants.
Trabzon Day Tour I. (Sumela Monstery, Karaca Cave, Hamsi Village Tour) starts by a drive from meeting point to Sumela Monastery, (Turkish: Sümela Manastırı) is a Greek Orthodox monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary (Panagia, meaning "All Holy" in Greek) at Melá Mountain (Turkish: Karadağ) within the Pontic Mountains (Turkish: Kuzey Anadolu Dağları) range, in the Maçka district of Trabzon Province in modern Turkey. After visiting the Sumela Monastery, continue to restaurant in Zigana to have local foods for lunch in Trabzon. And then continue to Karaca Cave; (Turkish: Karaca Mağarası) is a network of caves located near the town of Torul in Gümüşhane Province, Turkey. Although the cave was known to the people living in that region, it became open to tourism as a result of the scientific research conducted by Sukru Eroz, a geological engineer from Cebeli Village, between the years 1983-1990. Prof. Dr. Remzi Dilek and his team from the Department of Geological Engineering at the (Karadeniz Technical University) contributed a lot of research and scientific studies of the cave. As a result of these studies, it was opened to tourism in 1996 after the Ministry of Culture and Tourism was informed and the cave was officially registered. After visiting the Karaca Cave drive to Hamsi Village: was known as a Hamse Village then the name changed to Hamsi (Anchovy), the village is famous with the food and mostly foods are from the anchovy that is why now a days it is called Hamsiköy (Hamsi Village). After visiting the Hamsi Köy, transfer to hotel. Overnight in Trabzon.
17:30 PM At the end of the tour, drive to hotel. Overnight in Trabzon.
2 Day.: Uzungöl (Long Lake) Tour & Transfer to Airport fly to Istanbul.
10:00 AM After breakfast, you will be picked up from hotel for Uzungol Tour.
Trabzon Day Tour II. (Knife Artisan Street, Tea Factory in Of, Horse Farm, Uzungöl Tour) starts by a drive from meeting point to knife artisans in Sürmene, the knife has sharp or round tip and the section between incisive part and handle is embroidered by carving. Built in Sürmene at least since Byzantine times. And then drive to the tea factory in Of. The tea is famous hot drink in Turkey and you will be see how it is going to be made and and the joy of tea and then drive to horse farm in Çaykara on the way of the Uzungol, watching the horses and the continue to Uzungol. Arrival to Long Lake (Uzungöl) and Sightseeing around the artificial waterfalls and photography from the hill in Uzungöl and then lunch time, after lunch it is a free afternoon to walk around the Uzungöl and discover the area personally and then return to Trabzon. Upon arrival in Trabzon, you will be transferred to Airport to fly back to Istanbul.
17:00 PM Tour will be ended.
18:30 PM Arrival to Hotel, take your luggages and continue to Airport.
19:00 PM Arrival to Trabzon Airport.
21:30 PM Fly from Trabzon to Istanbul.
22:50 PM Arrival in Istanbul and transfer to hotel. The end of the Trabzon Day Tour from Istanbul.
All mentioned hotel accommodations in preferred class hotel
Professional Guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism on the tours
- English speaking tour guide
All mentioned city sightseeing tours on regular group guided basis
- 1 Full Day Trabzon Tour I.
- 1 Full Day Trabzon Tour II.
Mentioned entrance fees to sights by the itinerary
- Entrance fees to various sites
Meals mentioned by the itinerary - (B: Brakfast - L: Lunch)
- 1 Breakfast at hotel
- 2 Lunch during the tours
All mentioned land transportations
- Hotel pick up and drop off and during the tours.
All mentioned airport transfers
- Airport transfers in Istanbul, Trabzon.
Mentioned domestic flight tickets
- Flight ticket from Istanbul to Trabzon
- Flight ticket from Trabzon to Istanbul.
Local taxes and Service Taxes.