8D EXPLORING THE BLACK SEA
DAY 1 ARRIVAL ISTANBUL AIRPORT – TRABZON (L/D)
Following your arrival at the Istanbul Airport, you will take a 1.5-hour flight to Trabzon and then a further 1-hour-15-minute drive to Uzungol. As the Rize area is well-known for its tea, go visit the tea factory. Southern Trabzon’s Uzungol Lake will be our next stop. You will like this lovely lake, which has gained popularity among travelers. The day will come to an end with a trip to the Greek Orthodox Soumela Monastery, which is situated at an elevation of around 1200 meters. We’re going to spend the night in Trabzon.
DAY 2 TRABZON – ORDU – SAMSUN (B/L/D)
Following breakfast at the hotel, we will see Trabzon’s Hagia Sophia Mosque as well as the Ataturk Pavilion, which served as Kamala Ataturk’s former residence. Before making the 2.5-hour trip to Ordu, you may have a tour of the house’s interior and exterior. From Boztepe Hill in Ordu, you can take in a lovely view, and you can get there by cable car. From Ordu, we will go to Samsun, a significant Black Sea port, and spend the night there.
DAY 3 SAMSUN – AMASYA – CAPPADOCIA (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we’ll go to Amasya, the provincial capital of the lovely mountains-overlooking-the-sea Amasya Province. The Yesilirmak River, Amasya Castle, and the Riverside Ottoman Houses are also fantastic photo locations. Discover the King Rock Tombs, which were cut out of the rock as early as 266 BC. The day will come to a finish with a trip to Cappadocia after a drive of about 5 hours, where we will spend the night in a hotel.
DAY 4 CAPPADOCIA (B/L/D)
Take a hot air balloon trip in the early morning if you want to experience a flight-based tour of the whole Cappadocia region. We’ll also go to a carpet factory to examine how the business operates and learn why Turkey is known for producing top-notch carpets. The multi-level Subterranean City, one of the biggest underground cities that can house up to 20,000 people as well as diverse animals, is undoubtedly the highlight of this day. You may also visit the Derbent Valley to observe a variety of rock formations and the pottery center of Avanos. Goreme Town, home to the old Uchisar Citadel and Pigeon Valley, will provide some fantastic photo opportunities. We’ll round up the day by seeing the Turquoise Factory and spending the night in Cappadocia.
DAY 5 CAPPADOCIA – KONYA – PAMUKKALE (B/L/D)
The fifth day begins with a quick 3.5-hour drive to Konya and a picturesque photo stop at one of the biggest caravanserais, the Seljukian Caravanserai “Sultanhani”. You may also snap photos at the Mevlana Museum, which houses many of Rumi’s possessions and serves as his tomb. We’ll go to Pamukkale with a drive of around 5 hours and 30 minutes and spend the night there.
DAY 6 PAMUKKALE – KUSADASI (B/L/D)
After having breakfast at the hotel, we’ll explore the ancient city of Hierapolis after breakfast at the hotel. The ruins of the city may be seen all throughout contemporary Pamukkale. In the Hierapolis-Pamukkale Complex, you may also see the Cotton Castle and the well-known Cleopatra’s Ancient Pool. Before traveling to Selcuk, which is well known for the Ephesus Ancient – Greek Roman City, take some fantastic photos in the pool and stop at the outlet of a textile plant. Spend the night in Kuşadası and explore the Ancient City.
DAY 7 KUSADASI – BURSA – ISTANBUL (B/L/D)
Bursa has a variety of well-known tourist sites, including the Grand Mosque, Turkish Delight Shop, Silk Bazaar, and Green Mosque. Before going to Istanbul, you will be able to view all of these places and snap photographs of them over the Osman Gazi Bridge, the fourth-longest suspension bridge in the world. Istanbul will be where we spend the night.
DAY 8 ISTANBUL (B/L)
Istanbul and tourism both depend on sightseeing on Bosphorus cruises. You will get the opportunity to explore Istanbul’s well-known square, commonly referred to as the Hippodrome of Constantinople. We’ll also pay a visit to revered historical and religious landmarks, including the 1619-built Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia Mosque. Numerous sacred artifacts, including The Staff of Moses and the possessions of Prophet Muhammad, may be seen in Topkapi Palace. Enjoy your spare time shopping at the Grand Bazaar shopping.
- Hotel Accommodation
- All airport transfers
- Transportation by AC Coach with Wi-Fi
- Professional Tour Guide Service
- Meals as per itinerary
- Museum entrance fees as per itinerary
- Water service during meals and in the bus
- Portage in out at hotels and Parking fees
- All taxes of the services within the itinerary
- Bosphorus Cruise
- Domestic & International Flight Tickets
- Visa (in any)
- Airport tax & travel insurance
- Personal Expenses
- Drinks during meals except water
- Portage Service at Airport
- Hot Air Balloon Tour
- Optional Tour
- Gratuities (tipping) for guide and driver
TERMS & CONDITIONS
- Price valid until June 2023
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