Tour Name: Ankara & Black Sea Tour

Type: Private and Group Tour

Start & End Point: Ankara & Trabzon

Operates: 01 April - till 15 October

Tour duration: 8 Nights / 9 Days

Transport: (According to size of your party) Minivan / Minibus / Coach

Stay: (Accommodations in your choice of hotels) Budget / 3 Star / Boutique / 4 Star / 5 Star & Deluxe Hotels

Size: Minimum 1 Person

Tour Code: Tour Code: 061

Ankara - Amasya- Samsun- Ordu-Giresun – Trabzon –Uzungol- Ayder

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival to IStanbul Ataturk Airport and transit flight to Ankara Esenboga Airport.
Pick up from Ankara Esenboga Airport and visit Ankara ,  Ankara Anatolian Civilisations Museum ( This musuem is housing artifacts from many civilizations and  archeological sites of Turkey)  , Ankara Castle and old houses of Ankara ( A great view of Ankara form the castle and the old wooden -brick houses ), Anitkabir (The founder of Turkish Republic Ataturk's Mousaleum) after tour, transfer to Hotel


Overnight in Ankara
Meal : Dinner
Hotel :4 Stars Hotel  Radisson Blu or Similar

 

Day 2 : Ankara - Hattusas - Amasya (335 Km)
Departure from Ankara at 08:00am and drive to Hattusas,
* Hattusas ( the capital of the Hittite Empire in between 16 C BC and 12 C BC . Here we see the ruins of The temples, Royal houses, the city walls and Yazilikaya where  the Hittites  Gods Reliefs  carved onto the rocks)
Transfer to Hotel in Amasya .

Overnight in Amasya
Meal :Breakfast , Dinner

Hotel 4 Stars Hotel or Boutique hotel beside the Green River  

Day 3 : Amasya - Samsun (125 Km)


Departure at 08:30am and  Amasya City Tour .
*Rock Tombs of Royal Family of Pontus Kingdom , Beyazit Mosque and its  complex , Hazeranlar Konak and the Green River District , Amasya Musuem ( here we see the finding from archeological sites of Amasya including the mummy of a royal family )
After Tourin Amasya transfer to Samsun. Upon arrival to Samsun we visit  Amisos Hill ( we ride on cable car and rich  Amisos  hill located on coasts of the black sea which has the Tumulus Type Royal tombs .we view the tombs and the black sea coasts), Amazons Village, Ilkadim Monument  and check in hotel


Meal :Breakfast , Dinner
Hotel 4 Stars Hotel  North Point Hotel or similar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Day 4 : Samsun - Ordu - Trabzon (325 Km)
Departure at 08:00am  and on the  way we visit :
* Yasun promontory (A promontory which is  12 km extending into the Black Sea and it was named after the Greek Mythological Hero Jason who was searching for the Golden Fleece . There is a church from chirstian era on the tip of the promontory ), Ordu Boztepe (We ride on cable car and go 2700 meters up to Boztepehill .Boztepe  Hill is 570 meters high and offers a speactacular view of Black sea and Ordu), A chocolate outlet store ( Black Sea region is famous for its hazel nut and tehre are chocolate factories . We stop at outlet store for chocolate taste and shopping ) , Giresun museum (The Musuem building is Greek church and today is used a musuem to exhibit the neighborhood archeological findings ) , Giresun Children Library ( A Catholic church of 19 C which was converted to libabry in recent years ) , Tirebolu Castle or Saint John Castle (This church first  was built around 10 C BC  and renovated in later centuries.Located on little hill on the Black Sea Coasts arrival to Trabzon and check in hotel

Meal :Breakfast , Dinner
Hotel 4 Stars Hotel Usta Hotel or similar

 

Day 5 : Trabzon - Sumela Monastery – Trabzon
Departure at 09.00am
* Sumela Monastery (The Sumela Monastery is a Greek Orthodox monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary at Mela Mountain's cliff viewing Altindere Valley , Hagi Sophia Church&Mosque (13th Century AD Church and nowadays still in use as a Mosque, Ataturk's House  ( Essentially a rich Greek businness man mansion from 20 C AD. Later it was used by Ataturk as a summer house and therefore it is called Ataturk House )


Meal :Breakfast , Dinner
Hotel 4 Stars Hotel Usta park hotel or similar

 

Day 6 : Trabzon - Uzungol  ( 85 km )
Departure at 08:00am and  drive between The Balck Sea and and the mountain slope which is planed with tea , in another word between blue and Green  on the way we stop to see  Tea Factory ( The tea is grown in Black Sea region in Turkey. Here we visit one of the factory and we can do some shopping upon arrival we see  Uzungol Lake (This lake is surrounded by mountains and forest  and it is famous for its unique land scape  and free afternoon to enjoy the nice walk around the lake.


Meal :Breakfast
Hotel Special Class Tree Hotel Kardesler Hotel or  similar

  

Day 7 : Uzungol –Ayder  (160 km )
On the way we stop tos ee  Rize Botanic and Tea Garden ( here we have a tea break and see the garden ) , Ayder Plateu and the waters falls ( Here we see  the waterfalls in Ayder and Zilkale Castle which dominates the fantastic valley of Firtinaderesi and Palovit waterfall


Meal :Breakfast , Dinner
Hotel :Special Class Tree Hotel  HAsimoglu hotel or similar

 

Day 8: Ayder - Borcka  - Trabzon (350 Km)
Departure at 08:00am and drive to Borcka. We pass trough green forest mountains and arrive to Borçka. Here we get on small minibuses and drive up to Karagol lake. the scenery on the way to Karagol Lake is just fantastic.  Karagol Lake  (A very picturesque small lake in the mountain surrounded by forests drive to Trabzon and overnight in Trabzon


Meal :Breakfast , Dinner
Hotel :4 Stars Hotel   Usta Park Hotel or similar

 

Day 9: Trabzon  Airport  transfer


Meal : Breakfast

Included in the tour price
08 Night Hotel accomodations ( 4 Stars Hotel )  )
08 Breakfast at hotel ,08 Dinner
All the musuem fee in the itinerary
Cable car Fee
Arabic or English Speaking guide
All the transfers from /to Airport  with luxery minibuses such as Mercdes Sprinter  or  Similar


Excluded The Tour Price
Lunch ,Drinks
Tip of the driver and guide ( Not cumpolsery but customery )
Dinner in Uzungol