- Natural landmarks sightseeing
- Cultural, religious and historic sites
- Young Adults
- Experience the local culture of of Turkey's Black Sea region
- Visit Trabzon, where Mustafa Kemal Ataturk stayed twice, in 1924 and 1937
- Discover countless lakes, waterfalls and valleys
- Travel through the Ayder Highlands. Enjoy amazing scenery
This tour starts from Trabzon, a historic city on the Black Sea coast that is known for its Hagia Sophia Mosque and Church as well as the villa where Mustafa Kemal Atatürk stayed in 1924 and 1937. Then move on to Rize, known for the Ayder Highlands, where you will find countless waterfalls and rivers. We will then take you to Artvin, where you will take a trip to Borcka Karagol Lake.
This tour comes to an end in Rize from where we will drive you to Trabzon Airport on the last day. Please scroll down to go through the itinerary.
Day 1: Trabzon arrival
Day 2: Trabzon
Day 3: Rize
Day 4: Artvin
Day 5: Artvin
Day 6: Artvin – Rize
Day 7: Rize – Trabzon Airport & departure
- 7 Breakfasts
- Pickup and drop-off transfers
- A professional, English-speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees to the museums and natural parks mentioned on the itinerary
- International/ domestic flight tickets
- Activities (rafting, ziplining, ATV, etc)
- Anything mentioned optional on the itinerary
- Expenses that are personal in nature, like laundry, phone calls, etc
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