Day 1 Izmit - Adapazari - Bolu - Mengen
Meeting early in the morning and depart for our journey.
Continue to Izmit via Devrek destination. Visiting Kus
Kayasi monument, photo break at Bakacak Hill which is
at the enter of Amasra that was very popular place in
the Ottoman period. Continue to visit Amasra Castle,
Kemer bridge, Old City centre, Kilise mosque, Harbour,
Carpenters bazaar, Cekiciler Bazaar. We have lunch at
a nice fish restaurant. Continue to Safranbolu via Yoruk
village for over night stay. (L,D)
Day 2 Safranbolu - Sinop
After breakfast, We have a walk for historical Safranbolu
Bazaar. Then visiting Cinci Hodja Caravanserai, Cici
Hodja Bath, Kaymakamlar House (Museum), Izzet Mehmet
Pashamosque and more.. Continue to Kastamonu, we visit
government house, Kaya tomb, Seyh Saban-i Veli Mausoleum,
Nasrullah Seyh Mosque and more. Depart for Sinop via
Kure Mountains. Over night stay in Sinop. (B,L,D).
Day 3 Sinop - Samsun - Fatsa (Ordu)
Today, first visit is city walls of Sinop. Then, visiting
a shipyard, and historical Sinop prison. Continue to
Samsun which is one of the biggest city of Northern
Black Sea. We have a sightseeing in Samsun and drive
to Fatsa for overnight stay. (We can continue to Ordu
for over night stay.) (B,L,D).
Day 4 Ordu - Trabzon
After breakfast, we will watch the city Ordu bird's-eye
view from Boztepe (485m). After visiting Ordu Pasha
House, drive to Giresun. We will have a nice break at
summer camping ground of Giresun called Kumbet (as additionally
we will visit Aymac and Koc plateau). After this nice
experience we visit Ordu Castle, then visiting the church
which is built by King of the Pontus Farnakes I. The
Amazons has been used the church, as well. ( As an optional
alternative we can visit the tomb of The Lame Osman
who was the one of the famous person of the City Ordu
during World War I). Drive to Trabzon which is the Center
of Black Sea. Over night stay in Trabzon. (B,L,D).
Day 5 Trabzon
After breakfast, We visit Ayasofya Church, Zagnos Pasha
Bridge. Continue to Cosan River and Altin River National
Park. Visit Sumela Monastery which built on the rocky
place. Drive to Rize for over night stay. (B,L,D).
Day 6 Rize
After visiting Rize castle we drive to Caykara to visit
Uzun Lake. After lunch we have a trekking in the plateau
Uzun lake, Karaster, Lustra, Yayla Onu. Over night stay
in Rize. (B,L,D)
Day 7 Sarp Border - Ayder Plateu - Ordu
After breakfast we drive to Sarp boreder via Ardesen,
Arhavi, Hopa. We take a photo near the border as a memory.
Continue to Ayder Plateau, visit small and big waterfalls.
Drive to Tirebolu, visit St John Church which built
18. century and a castle ruin which was belong to Greek
and Turkish nationality. Over night stay in Fatsa. (B,L,D)
Day 8 Amasya - Istanbul
Early in the morning we depart for Amasya via Unye,
Samsun. Visiting Hazeranlar Mansion, Amasya Castle,
Rock Tombs, Cilanbolu well and nature along the Yesil
River. We see the water walls which is belong to a legend
of Ferhat and Sirin's love story. Visit Beyazit II mosque,
Twisted minaret, Sky Dome ( which is belong to Seljuk
period) and museum. Depart to Istanbul. Arrival in Istanbul
around next morning. (B,L,D).