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Black Sea Adventure Tour

Black Sea Adventure Tour

$800 / per person
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Turkey Black Sea Adventure Tour is a mix of nature, culture, and history. Black Sea Tours attract travellers for amazing experiences. Its peaceful nature with forests, waterfalls, rivers, mountains and highlands takes you away from the stressful environment of the citiy. You are welcome to learn about Black Sea people and culture with their unique style and colorful culture in Turkey Balck Sea Tours. Listen to their special kemence (local string instrument) and tulum (Bag pipe). Practice horon (local dance) and enjoy unique culture of Black Sea at local level.

Uzungol gives natural insights to visitors. Turkey Black Sea ToursClick here to learn more about Trabzon

This tour highlights the most popular and authentic areas of Trabzon, Rize, and Artvin area. You will be exploring history in Sumela Monastery and Zilkale Castle and you will be enjoying nature in Uzungol, Ayder, Karagol, and Balck Sea Highlands, especially Pokut Highland. Moreover, paragliding over Uzungol, rafting over Firtina river, and swing over the clouds are some of the adventure options for your condsideration. You are welcome to have a lifetime experience in Turkey Black Sea.

Pure nature of Ayder higland provides peaceful environment for visitors. Turkey Black Sea ToursClick here to learn more about Rize

Turkey Black Sea Adventure Tour is available for both private and small group tours. If you want to be flexible and enjoy your extensive private services, you are welcome to aks a free quote for this tour from our travel experts.

Colorful nature of Artvin Bocka Uzungol Lake in autumn season. Turkey Black Sea ToursClick here to learn more about Artvin

 

Please note that the tour route and program may differ based on weather conditions.

This tour is available for both private and small group tours. If you want to be flexible and enjoy your extensive private services, you are welcome to ask a free quote for this tour from our travel experts.

Please click here if you want to customize this tour.

If you are a group of travellers, please also contact us to get a special price for your group.

This tour is also available as small group tour with a limited number of travellers. The maximum number of travellers in a group is 10 pax. So, please contact us to reserve our limited slots for this tour.

2022 Departure Dates of the Small Group Tour

Black Sea Adventure Tour is available for small groups in the following dates:

  • 18-24 Apr. 2022
  • 16-22 May 2022
  • 13-19 June 2022
  • 11-17 July 2022
  • 8-14 Aug. 2022
  • 12-18 Sept. 2022
  • 10-16 Oct. 2022
  • 7-13 Nov. 2022
  • 5-11 Dec. 2022

Pricing of the Tour

Please note that pricing of this tour is set based on small group tours in a double/twin shared room. Single supplement for this tour is 160 USD. The price of private tour may differ based on the number of travellers. Please also note that small group tours might be cancelled if there won’t be minimum number of travellers for any departure date. We have 10 slots for this small group tour.

Confirmation and Payment of the Tour

You can confirm this tour by booking through our website. Please note that the tour price is set for full payment for small group tour. However, you don’t have to make full payment to confirm the tour. We have flexible booking system because of COVID situtaiton. We ask only 10 % down payment from the customers to confirm the tour. Please contact us to make down payment. We can provide a secure payment link, Paypal Payment, or bank info. Once we receive a down payment, we will send a confirmed itineray to the customer. We ask the rest of the payment when the customer arrives in Turkey until the second day of the tour. We provide full refund if the customer has to cancel the tour 48 hours prior to their departure. However, we may exclude the amount of the services which we cannot refund such as bank transfers, non-refundable hotel or flight bookings (if applicable). You need to contact us through email or telephone in order to confirm your tour by making down payment or asking quote for a private tour.

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Trabzon-Rize Airport/Trabzon-Rize Airport
  • Dress Code
    Casual, comfortable and light (Hiking boots or sport shoes advised)
  • Included
    Accommodation
    Airport Transfer
    Breakfast
    Guide
    Museum/National Park Fees
    Travel Health Insurance
  • Not Included
    Dinner
    Domestic Flights
    Lunch

Tour Plan

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Day 1: Welcome to Turkey Black Sea

Peaceful environment around Uzungol Welcome to Black Sea! We will pick you up form Trabzon Airport and transfer to hotel. In the evening, experience local life in Trabzon in Meydan Park. Listen local music “kemençe” and walk along Uzun Street. Have rest and be ready for the tour tomorrow. If you arrive earlier, we can have tour program for today as well. (Sera Lake-Çal Cave-Boztepe) Overnight at TS Park/TS Gold Hotel Trabzon or similar, in Trabzon
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Day 2: Trabzon-Sumela-Uzungol

Let’s first visit Hagia Sophia Museum. Then, drive up Ataturk Kiosk. Then, visit Sumela Monastary which is like hidden inside the mountain. We will also discover beautiful nature of Altindere Valley through Sumela. We will stop by Macka and have popular Hamsikoy Sutlacı there. Then, we will drive to Uzungol, the most beautiful and popular lake in Turkey. Hike around Uzungol Lake. Dicover beautiful waterfalls along the Uzungol. You will see Uzungol from the terrace view up to the mountain and have lunch from a terrace viewed restaurant up to the Uzungol. If the weather is clear drive up to Kerester Highland. Experinece local life in highland. See beautiful terrace view of Uzungol from the highland. Overnight at Uzungol Kar Hotel/Yeşil Köşk Boutique Hotel (Luxury room with Lake view) or similar in Uzungöl, Çaykara, Trabzon
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Day 3: Rize-Fırtına-Çamlıhemşin-Ayder

Ayder is one of the most popular highland in Black Sea.Have a nice breakfast at the hotel. Then, drive to Fırtına Valley. We will spend our day in world's paradise. First, we will move along Fırtına Valley. Stop by Ottomans bridges over Fırtına River. Visit Çamlıhemşin. After, we will go upper to the mountains. Then, let’s move to Tar River and Bulut Waterfall then which has 2 km walking way (4 km in total) through the peaceful nature. We will continue to discover the most popular destination in Turkey, Ayder highland. Walk around the highland as much as you can. Enjoy beautiful snow in Ayder.  See the Gelintülü Waterfall. Stop by local restaurant to have popular local food “Muhlama”. Go higher to Gallerdüzü to see the beautiful forest. Overnight at Şimşir Hotel/Ayder Koroğlu Hotel or similar in Ayder Highland, Çamlıhemşin, Rize
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Day 4: Arhavi- -Borçka-Karagöl-Macahel

Colorful nature of Artvin Borcka Karagol lake. Today, we will first visit Seslikaya Village. Experience local village life. Collect tea in the tea gardens. Then, move to Arhavi historical Double Bridges and take some photos there.  Then, we will move to Mençuna Waterfall for refreshing. We will have short hiking (2km Easy). Then, we will continue tour from Borçka Karagöl Lake, which is surrounded with colourful forest. We will have a short hiking (2,5 km Easy) around the lake in beautiful nature. Take beautiful pictures in nature. Then, drive to pure Macahel Valley. Stop by Camili village and move to Maral Waterfall. Enjoy beautiful pure nature around! Then, drive back to Fırtına River. Overnight at Macahel Greenroof Hotel or similar in Maralköy,Borçka, Artvin.
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Day 5: Çamlıhemşin- Ortanköy- Şenyuna-Pokut-Sal

Breakfast in Pokut highland is a must experience!Have a nice breakfast in Macahel. Then, drive to Çamlıhemşin and Şenyuva Village. See historical bridges there. Visit Ortanköy and see historical wooden houses in the village. Then, drive up to Pokut and Sal Highlands. First, stop by Sal Highland. See original wooden highland houses in peaceful environment. Stop by highland cafe and taste their original sucuk or yayla sütlacı (highland puding). Then, hike to Pokut Highland inside the forest. Walk up to the top of the mountain. Swing over the clouds. Then, hike around the Pokut, discover the other side of the valley in Pokut. Spent time in peaceful nature! Watch beautiful sunset from Sunset Cafe! Meet with local highland shepherd, local villagers, etc. Stay at very nice family run highland wooden hotel! Have Ms. Ayse’s delicious local dinner. Taste delicious Yayla Sütlaç there as well. Listen local music instrument bagpipe (gayda), called tulum from local people and practice local dance “horon” with them. Overnight at Pokut Orion Boutique Hotel or similar in Pokut Highland, Çamliıhemşin, Rize
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Day 6: Zilkale-Palovit-Elevit-Çiçekli-Gito-Badara

Amazing Elevit Highland in Kackar MountainsAfter a nice highland breakfast at hotel. Today we will discover Çad valley. We will stop by Senyuva Village and have tea/coffee at fameous Cinciva Cafe. Then, we will visit historical Zilkale (Zil Castle) and then see beautiful Palovit Waterfall.  Then, lets drive to Elevit Highland. Then, drive back to Çad Village and see beautiful nature of Çad Valley. See popular Çad Arch Bridge, walk along the river, stop by cafe near the river and have coffee. (Optional to Elevit: Then, let’s move to Çiçekli Highland. Visit historical castle Kale-i Bala. Then, drive back to Çad valley and move to Boxwood Forest on our way to Gito. Walk inside the foredt and relax with the peaceful river. Then, drive up to Gito and Badara Highland. First, stop by Badara Highland. Hike around highland and see Badara lake. Then, move to Gito Highland. Participate in local dance (horon) and bagpipe (tulum) activity at night. Interact with locals there. See beautiful cloud sea and sunset from the top of Gito. (Covering Gito, Elevit, and Çiçekli is impossible in this day. We will pick one based on yor preferences) Overnight in Hanedan Suite Hotel or similar in Ardeşen, Rize
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Day 7: Fırtına-Rize-Trabzon

Tea plantation in Rize   Have your breakfast, pack up and ready to go! Stop by Firtina River to see historical ach bridges. Involve in natural sport activities if you wish (Zipline, rafting, swing etc.) Then, drive to Çeçeva Village to see tea gardens. Then, movve to Trabzon. On our way, stop by special Rize Cloth Workshops and Trabzon Surmene Knife Manufacturing. You can both experience the art and enjoy shopping there. The Blacksea is the homeland for the tea producers as well. We will have a Tea Factory trip as well. We transfer you to airport based on your departure flight.

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TRIP PREPARATION

  • Passport: Turkey requires passport valid for six months beyond your travel dates. However, there are some countries whose citizens are allowed to enter Turkey with their national ID’s. Click here for country list whose citizens can enter Turkey with their ID’s.
  • Visa: Visa requirements for Turkey differs from country to country. Some travelers may be exempt from visa for touristic visit to Turkey, while others need to obtain through online e-visa or apply for visa through Turkish Representations in abroad. You need to contact us if your country is eligible to obtain e-visa or not. Or, you can check visa requirements for your country through online system from ths link.
  • Covid Requirements: Turkey welcomes tourists from all around the world. However, some restrictions might apply for countries and these restrictions may differ over time. You need to contact us to find out updated info regrading restrictions for your country. Or, you can check Turkey’s updated effective rules, quarantine, vaccination, and PCR test requirements for your country from this link.Travelers will not be required to quarantine or submit a negative PCR test result if they submit a document issued by the relevant country’s official authorities stating that they have been vaccinated at least 14 days before entrance to Turkey and/or have had the disease and were cured within the last 6 months. Travelers who test positive for COVID-19 on landing flights will be referred to a private hospital by the Ministry of Health.
  • Turkey Entry Form: You need to fill out an online "Form for Entry to Turkey '' from this link within 72 hours prior to your scheduled departure flight. You will be asked for your passport info, countries visited in the past 10 days and address in Turkey while filling out the online form. You will obtain a document, called HES Code, after submitting the form. Your HES code will be automatically generated in this form. You need to keep a printed or online version of this form since you may be checked at the border. You will also need that HES code later on during hotel check in, restaurants, and museum entrance.
  • Welcome at the Airport: Welcoming info may differ from time to time and from airport to airport. Our team may welcome you or our welcoming partner company may welcome you at the airport. We will be in contact with our customers prior to their departure and provide detailed info regarding welcome info.
  • Insurance: Everyone in the tour is insured by the Travel Health Insurance required by TURSAB-Association of Turkish Travel Agencies, official tour authorization service in the nation and it is included in tour prices. This insurance only covers liability for medical and health issues such as illness, accident, repatriation in case of death, emergency medical transportation, and medical consultancy during the tour. This insurance doesn’t cover flight miss, cancellation etc. We encourage our customers to have full coverage travel insurances to secure their flight tickets, unexpected circumstances etc. So, we need following info of you or you can send a copy of your passport: 1) Name and surname as in the passport 2) Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY) 3) Country of Citizenship 4) Passport Number 5) Emergency Contact Number in your hometown
  • Money Exchange/ATMs:We suggest our customers to exchange money in city center exchange offices with good rates. We will assist you to take city exchange offices. You may also withdraw money from ATM is different currencies such as TL, USD, and EUR. However, a commission rate may apply and the rates may change from bank to bank. In order to withdraw foreign currency other than TL, you need to find an ATM machine which functions for multiple currencies.
  • Cell Phones/Sim Card: You can use your cell phone in Turkey during the tour. You can use your own service provider to make phone calls and internet data. You need to check with service provider if your service plan is covered to use in Turkey. If not, you may buy a local sim card from Turkey. We can assist you to provide a sim card in advance for you if you let us know the service plan coverage.
  • Meals: We are delicate about meals for our customers. If meal is covered by us, we arrange nice, reliable local restaurants. If you pay your meal, we arrange restaurants based on your preferences. We make sure that you taste popular local food at different destinations. We offer Vegetarian and Vegan food options on request. Simply let us know the food option that you prefer. We are also sensitive about Halal and Kosher based on your preferences. For all meals we offer standard menu with different choices for the customers. Alcoholic beverages and any demands out of the menu are subject for extra.
  • Weather:Turkey has four seasons with all kinds of climates geographically. This creates an advantage for visitors to experience all four seasons with different type of holiday in different parts of the country. While swimming in the west, you may be skiing in the east part of the country! While you are freezing in the north part, you may be warm in the south. So, timing is important to travel Turkey to arrange your trip based on the activities and destinations you want to cover. Best season for expeditions is from the end of June to end of September. The sailing tours in the Mediterranean are best from the beginning of May to the end of October. Winter tourism starts mid-December and lasts till mid-March. Springtime is good for all activities except swimming and mountaineering. Summer time is not good for South East part of Turkey since it’s so hot. The best time to visit this part is spring or autumn. Black Sea has different beauties in four seasons. The best time to visit Black Sea starts from April and ends by November if you are not interested in winter tourism. Here are temperature ranges during the seasons:
    • Autumn: 12°C -24°C
    • Winter: 4°C -12°C
    • Spring: 10°C -20°C
    • Summer: 20°C -35°C
  • Clothing: There is no obligatory dress code for the tour . Smart casual or any other desired codes would be fine. Just for our visits to mosques, women need to wear headscarf and skirts or cropped pants that fall below the knee, men should not wear shorts (Long or half long type pants is ok.). However, the officials provide relevant clothes at the entrance of the mosques for free. The wearing code may differ from season to season. You will need comfortable walking shoes, all-weather coat, a sweater, and clothes you can layer.
  • Shopping: If you wish to buy some souvenirs or popular Turkish products such as carpet, leather, ceramics, jewelry etc., our team will assist you to arrange first-hand quality locally crafted shopping. We take you to local shops by ensuring the quality and authenticity of their products with reasonable prices. Please let us know if you want to do shopping and we will provide most reasonable options for you at local level.
  • Meals: I would like you to experience different styles of Turkish food culture. So, I would suggest not going to fancy tourist restaurants which are unreasonably expensive. Instead, I would suggest going to nice local restaurants. Please let me know if you have any specific preference for restaurants and also food preference throughout the tour.
  • Emergency Contact: Please feel free to call me 7/24 hours from +90-536-290 8221 for any emergency cases or if you need any assistance. We also encourage our customers to provide an emergency contact number for us just in case any need during the tour.
  • Use of Drones: The use of drones in Turkey are subject to take permission in most of the areas from local authorized entities. The rules and regulations about drones may differ in different areas. We may provide suggestions and assist to take permissions but we, as travel agency, do not take any responsibility about use of drone.
   

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