10 days

Black Sea Magic Tour

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Tour Overview

10 day Premium quality tour from $2,239

Turkey

Visiting - Istanbul, Safranbolu, Amasra, Sinop, Trabzon, Boztepe, Ordu, Uzungol

Activities -

Black Sea Magic Tour  map

Istanbul

Day 1
Saturday

Welcome to Istanbul! You will be transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is yours, free to explore.

Istanbul Old City

Day 2
Sunday
breakfast

After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. Cruise between two continents on the stretch of water that separates Europe from Asia in the afternoon with an optional 'Half day Bosphorous cruise'.

Aya Sofya - Istanbul - Escorted Tour

Akcakoca, Safranbolu

Day 3
Monday
breakfast

This morning we drive to the coastal town of Akçakoca. Its old town area, situated on a gentle hill is a well preserved neighbourhood of traditional houses of wood and firebricks, lining square-shaped blocks. We then drive to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Safranbolu.

Safranbolu, Amasra

Day 4
Tuesday
breakfast

After breakfast, we start our tour from Hidirlik Hill to get a city view then discover Safranbolu's well-preserved wooden houses, Cinci Inn and Bath, old goverment building, the clock tower and the Arasta Bazaar where we will learn about the traditional handicraft shops. In the afternoon we drive to Amasra and visit the Roman castle and walls, wood-carving handicraft bazaar and the outer and inner piers of the city.

Amasra - Escorted Tour

Kastamonu

Day 5
Wednesday
breakfast

After breakfast we will drive to Kastamonu, which is one of the rare cities where you can find great examples of traditional Turkish houses.

Inebolu, Sinop

Day 6
Thursday
breakfast

This morning we head for Inebolu with its wooden houses reflecting Rum (Byzantine or Ottoman Greek) architecture, dark green nature and excellent coastline which amazes visitors.

Sinop - Escorted Tour

Akliman, Hamsilos, Erfelek Waterfall

Day 7
Friday
breakfast

We depart from our hotel and visit Akliman Cove, Hamsilos Bay which offers rich natural beauty with green forests, colourful flowers and small inland bays where military ships took strategic advantage of the bays' hidden location during the First World War. Lastly we visit Erfelek Waterfall where you will be able to trek through the park and find many cascading waterfalls and other beautiful natural scenes.

Ordu, Trabzon

Day 8
Saturday
breakfast

Today we will drive towards the Black Sea coast to Trabzon, stopping on the way for a short visit to Yason Church which stands along one of the most picturesque locations on the Black Sea coast. Then you will have great photo opportnity at Boztepe before heading to Trabzon.

Carsi Mosque - Trabzon - Escorted Tour

Trabzon

Day 9
Sunday
breakfast

Today we tour Trabzon and surrounds, visiting the historical Trabzon Hagia Sophia Church Museum. Proceed to Uzungol, a picturesque lake surrounded by thick woods before returning back to the hotel.

Trabzon

Day 10
Monday
breakfast

After breakfast our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends before being transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

What's included

  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • Tips except driver and guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Meals as shown in the itinerary

Extras

  • Suggested optional activities
  • Tips - driver and guide
  • Compulsory Travel_Insurance.asp

Overnight Accommodation

Overnight StaysAccommodationComfort
TrabzonBuyuk Sumela Hotel4 star
SinopAntik Hotel SinopBoutique
KastamonuKursunlu HanBoutique
SafranboluHavuzlu Asmazlar KonagiBoutique
IstanbulKonak Hotel4 star

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