The Natural Beauties of the Black Sea Tour - 5 Days

 Spend a great time in the natural beauties of Trabzon, Rize, and Uzungöl for 7 days.

Overview

The Natural Beauties of the Black Sea Tour – 6 days

  • Discover more demands in your limited time
  • Flexibility with and without a tour guide
  • Regular tours, with no hidden costs

Additional activities to do during the tour with extra payment.

  • Trabzon City Tour

TRIP TYPE:  Private Tour / Regular Tour

STARTS: Trabzon

ENDS: Trabzon

DEPARTS: Daily Full Year

GROUP SIZE: Min 2 / Max 30

HOTEL RATING: 4- star

TOUR GUIDE / LANGUAGE: Yes – English

MEALS: Breakfast: 5 / Lunch: None / Dinner: 4

GOOD TO KNOW:

  • Please wear comfortable clothes, a hat, sunglasses, and shoes.
  • Take your camera (without professional equipment)

ADDITIONAL INFO

  • Clients must be ready at the departure point 15 minutes before the exact pickup time.
  • Please do not forget to carry a headscarf with you for the visit to religious places.
  • If you cannot find the service you need please contact our dedicated team to advise of your requirements.
  • Please take always a passport

Itinerary

Day 1

When you arrive at Trabzon Airport, you will be met by our team and transferred to your hotel in the city center. You can spend the rest of the day relaxing at your hotel or have a pleasant time in the city center (Meydan), which is full of restaurants, cafes and shopping opportunities. If you arrive early, you can optionally join our Trabzon City Tour.

Day 2
Trabzon City Tour

After a delicious breakfast at your hotel, we start our today’s tour with a private tour by visiting the Atatürk Mansion, one of the most beautiful examples of Trabzon civil architecture. We visit the mansion decorated with the most luxurious and original furniture of the period, and then its wonderfully designed garden, and then move on to Trabzon Botanical Park. After a pleasant time in the botanical park with its rich plant variety and social areas, we move to Trabzon City Museum. Along the way, you can see Trabzon Castle, Gulbahar Hatun Mosque and Tomb, Zağnos Valley, Historical Zağnos Pasha Bridge, and Ortahisar (Kaleiçi) District.
We visit the Trabzon City Museum, which presents the history, folklore, and trade of the city in chronological order from ancient times to the present,
We complete our preferred city tour, we move to Trabzon marina for a private boat tour according to your preference.

With a private boat tour (extra payment), you can swim in the clear waters of the Black Sea or enjoy the unique view at sunset under the management of an experienced captain away from the crowds.

Day 3
Ayder Highland and Storm Valley

After breakfast we depart from our hotel, we move to Ayder Plateau and after a pleasant journey along the coast, we arrive at Fırtına Valley. After the break-in in Fırtına Valley, where we can participate in many activities such as rafting, zipline, and swinging, we move to Ayder Plateau.

By following the Fırtına Valley, one of the 200 ecological regions that need to be protected in the world, we first reach Çamlıhemşin and then Ayder Plateau. We visit the natural wonder Gelintülü Waterfall, which is located at the foot of Kaçkar Mountain, at an altitude of 1400m above sea level, and then we have free time on the Ayder Plateau. In your free time, you can take a pleasant walk in Ayder 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 way and at the end of the day, our Ayder Plateau Tour ends when we arrive in Trabzon at your hotel later in the evening.

Day 4
Karaca Cave and Hamsiköy Tour

After breakfast at our hotel, we move to Karaca Cave by following the historical Zigana Pass route. After a pleasant journey of about an hour and a half, we arrive at Karaca Cave and visit the cave, which is almost an art gallery with its stalactites, stalagmites, and travertines. Afterward, we visit Torul Pine Terrace, which offers an excellent experience for adrenaline lovers as well as its wonderful view and we move to Zigana.

Zigana Pass has been the gateway of Silk Road and Spice Road to the West throughout history. The construction of the world’s second and Europe’s longest double-tube tunnel on the passage, which still maintains its importance today, is about to be completed. We take our lunch break at a local mountain restaurant in Zigana and then move on to Hamsiköy. Hamsiköy, which is famous for its natural beauties and rice pudding on the skirts of Zigana Mountain, offers different beauties to its visitors who want to spend time with nature. Tour ends when we arrive in Trabzon at your hotel later in the evening.

Day 5
Uzungöl Tour

After breakfast, we check out from your hotel and move to Uzungöl with a private tour. On the way, we visit a tea factory and learn the story of tea production and the secrets of brewing the best tea. Then we take a short break in Sürmene for a visit to the factory knife store and move to Uzungöl again. Along the Solaklı Valley, we arrive at Uzungöl, accompanied by traditional village houses, tea, and hazelnut gardens. We visit Uzungöl on the Observation Terrace and then visit the Artificial Waterfalls, which were built to protect the lake from floods.

You are checking in to your hotel in Uzungöl. We give you free time to relax at the hotel and participate in many activities in Uzungöl and its surroundings during the rest of the day and spend a pleasant time in decent restaurants and cafes with lake and nature views.

Day 6
Transfer to Trabzon Airport

Today is the last day of our tour. After breakfast, we check out from your hotel in Uzungöl and transfer to Trabzon Airport according to your flight time.

Included Services

  • • Accommodations
  • • All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary in private
  • • Transfer service during tours
  • • Airport transfers
  • • Transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking vehicle
  • • Accommodation included dinner

Excluded Services

  • • Tips to the guide and driver
  • • Personal expenses
  • • Visits and services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • • National Flights
How Can I Book This Tour ?

Please fill out the booking request form. Our team will get back to you. The tour will be confirmed by the Excursions Finder sales department at the reception of the online booking or online payment. Please provide always all the correct information for easy processing.

Reservations and payments?

For Direct Customers
There are so many adventures waiting for you, by reservation, 50% of the total cost is due once the trip and cost have been approved by both parties. The full amount may also be paid at this time. The remaining balance is due upon arrival/check-in. This applies to any of the seasons and guarantees the trip.

For Travel Agencies
We require full payment of the tour at the time of reservation once the trip and cost have been approved by both Excursions Finder and the Travel Agency. This applies to any of the seasons and guarantees the blocking of the trip.

Cancellation Policy

The deadline for canceling a reservation is as follows:
If payment is made and the customer, due to outside circumstances, cannot make the trip, the reservation can be postponed, without penalty charges, and can be rescheduled at a later date. No changes can be made to the original reservation upon rescheduling.

Deadlines for cancellation with a refund: One (1) week prior to the date of your tour
Last Minute Cancelations
Full payments or deposits will not be reimbursed for last-minute cancellations by either direct customers or travel agencies.
No Show
In the event of a No-Show by either a Direct Customer or Travel Agency, no refund shall be given.
In case of fortuitous events or Acts of God, management will assess the situation and decide upon a course of action. If a reimbursement or discount is agreed upon, the amount will return within the time specified by management. The Direct Customer or Travel Agency is responsible for all/any bank charge that may apply to the transaction.

Methodes of Payment

Reservations will be guaranteed within the down payment for Direct Customers or full payment for Travel Agencies. We accept electronic money transfers, bank deposits, and all major credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Discover, and Diners Club.

Payment can be made by sending a scanned copy or clear photo of the deposit slip to [email protected] or WhatsApp at +905323959925 along with the following information:
Company Name or Individual holder of the reservation
Names of those in party
NIT or identity card
City of issue of the document
Residence address
Telephone number
E-mail

After verifying the information, our sales staff will book the reservation.
For reservations during High Season, fifteen (15) business days are required to allow for payment processing after the final quote is agreed upon.
For reservations during the Low Season, five (5) business days are required to allow for payment processing after the final quote is agreed upon.
All confirmed reservations with our office, for both Travel Agencies and Direct Customers, will be sent an e-mail containing the trip description, the total cost with the down payment reflected, and a copy of our company policy in regards to cancellation, no show, date changes, etc.

Refunds

The process for refunding a deposit is as follows:
In the event of a refund, the Direct Customer or Travel Agency is responsible for covering any bank charges. 10% of the total payment will be withheld to cover this cost.
The Customer or Travel Agency must submit a written request for a refund along with the reason(s) for the reservation cancellation. Please specify the account number to which the money shall be refunded and the name under which the reservation was made.
Please allow 5 to 8 business days to process the refund request.
If the cancellation of the reserve corresponds to an event, it will be done according to the specifications and conditions agreed by both parties in the contract.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

The Natural Beauties of the Black Sea Tour