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BLACK SEA FROM ISTANBUL

4 Days / 3 Nights
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Samsun, Ordu, Trabzon, Karaca Cave and much more...

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What is included in this tour

  • 1-night accommodation in Samsun in 4* hotel.
  • 2-night accommodation in Trabzon in 4* hotel.
  • Air ticket Istanbul - Samsun(15 kg + 8 kg).
  • Air ticket Trabzon - Istanbul (15 kg + 8 kg).
  • Pick Up from the Hotel to the Istanbul Airport.
  • Transfer Airport - Hotel at Samsun
  • Transfer Hotel - Airport at Trabzon
  • 24/7 Emergency phone line.
  • Half Pension.

Not included & Optionals

  • Personal expenses & Gratuities
  • Transfer Istanbul Airport - Hotel the last day.
  • International air tickets.
  • Add extra nights in Istanbul by clicking on "Customize your Program" or in step 1 of the reservation.
  • Access our FAQs section for more information on selected hotel categories and properties.
  • 10% discount for groups of more than 10 travelers

Hotel pickup

The tour includes pick up and drop off from/to the majority of the hotels. Upon reservation, we will advise you about the pick up time from your hotel or the closest pick up point.

Approximate duration

This tour lasts 4 days and 3 nights.

When to book?

Greca manages its own services but we always recommend that you book as early as possible in order to ensure availability.

Payment Method

Reservations can be paid by credit and debit card via our website.

Cancellations

Full refund for cancellations at least 31 days in advance. In case you want to modify the date, check that the tour is operative on the desired date.

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Once the reservation is made you will receive an email with your booking number or receipt. Printed vouchers are not essential for this tour.

How to make a reservation?

Enter the desired date, the number of travelers and book in 3 simple steps. When the reservation is processed, our agents will send you an email with all the details!

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Excursion Itinerary: Black Sea From Istanbul

FROM ISTANBUL TO SAMSUN
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FROM ISTANBUL TO SAMSUN

At the agreed time, one of our personal guides will pick you up at the hotel, to transfer you to the Istanbul Airport to take the domestic fligth to Samsun, on the north of Turkey at the Black Sea coast this is the biggest city of this coast and an ancient Greek colony called Ámiso.

After our arrival to the city you are going to visit the amazing Sahinkaya Canyon the perfect place to take a boat ride to see the Magnificent scenery and wonderfull views the Black sea gives you.  

After this unforgettable welcome of the north of Turkey you´ll be transfer to the hotel to have dinner and accomodation.

Greca Tip: From this city Kemal Atatürk started the war of Independence against the allies at 1919.

FROM SAMSUN TO TRABZON
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FROM SAMSUN TO TRABZON

After a delitfull breakfast at your hotel, you will start the route firstable visiting the center of the modern city of Samsun, located at the black sea coast, and the famous historical Bandirma Vapuru boat where Atatürk got to the city for the beginig of the independece war of the country.

You will continue the tour going to Ordu, one of the most beautifull cities of Turkey, where it says, you can find every colour of the nature, not only offers a cute landscape but it also is a cosmopolitan and modern city, you´ll visit the Jason´s Church at the cape Yason, which thanks to its strategic location is a reference for locals and visitors. It offers you beautiful reliefs carved in pink stone that make it stand out among the cornfields that border it.

You will go up to Mount Boztepe by cable car where have wonderful views of the Black Sea and the city. After delighting our eyes with the beautiful landscapes of the Black Sea from above, we will continue the trip to Giresun, a city known as the homeland of the cherry, capital of the hazelnut, where you will enjoy ideal views for a photograph to remember from the Castle of Giresun, At the end of the afternoon you will arrive to Trabzon where you will stay and have dinner.

Greca Tip: The Church of Jason´s was created as a Pagan Temple to take care of the sailors of the rough waters of the black sea, if you look close enough you could find the multicolored stones blocks that were the original pieces of the temple scattered along the coast.

TRABZON, SUMELA MONASTERY AND MORE
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TRABZON, SUMELA MONASTERY AND MORE

At the pacted time after a delicious breakfast in the hotel you shall start the route meeting Trabzon o Trebisonda  one of the most extraordinary places in Turkey, at the black sea coast, also is one of the ancient cities, there´s known its history since at least two thousand years, the birth city of Süleyman el Grande, famous sultán and there is the biggest port of all the black sea coast, you will start the rout with the visit to the Hagia Sophia Museum, it was built between 1238 and 1263, is considered as the most important structure of the bizantine era; it was transformed to mosquee at 1670 and completly restored in the middle of the 10th century. 

You will continue the tour to the Sumela Monastery the most ancient temple of the black sea and located in a natural space with incredible beautifullnes, it was founded at 386 aC. douring the reign of the Teodosio emperor, then you will visit Hamsikoy a picturesque town typical of the Black Sea, where you will have the opportunity to try Rice Pudding, a very famous local dish, you will also visit the Karaca Caves, a network of caves and a natural wonder formed over millions of years.

At the end of the day you will go back to Trabzon for dinner and overnigth.

Greca Tip: The real name of the Sumela Monastery is "Pabagia Monastery" which means Monastery of "the all holy" name given to the Virgin Mary in Greek Orthodox tradition.

FROM TRABZON TO ISTANBUL
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FROM TRABZON TO ISTANBUL

After the breakfast, and at the appointed time you will be drive to the Trabzon airport to take the domestic fligth to Istanbul.

Undoubtedly, after spending a few fantastic days with Greca, we hope to see you again soon to create more and extraordinary moments that will be etched in your memory forever.

Have a nice trip! Or as the locals say: "Iyi yolculuklar!"

Greca Tip: If you think that your stay in Istanbul was too short, you can add additional nights at the time of your booking.

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