Uzungöl – Sultan Murad Tableland Full Day Tour
Departing from Trabzon we will proceed to Uzungol, a picturesque lake surrounded by thick woods. visit the Yedi Goller & Sultan Murad Tableland.
In Haldizen Tableland located in Uzungöl within the Çaykara town, there are crater lakes called as Urfa Lake with Fish, Aygir Lake, Pir Ömer Lake, Saricicek Lake, Dipsiz Lake and Cifte Goller. This region called Yedi Göller attracts the interest of visitors with its green nature and great water resources.
Sultan Murad Tableland:
Sultan Murad Tableland which is located 100 km far from Trabzon Airport and 25 km away from Çaykara district is a central tableland used by several villages. Hosting the accommodation facilities, restaurants and other work places, the tableland receives thousands of local and foreign tourists every year. Afternoon we drive back to Trabzon.
Trabzon City Tour
Depart from the hotel and explore the coastal city of Trabzon. The city has lived under the reign of many civilizations throughout centuries, until it eventually became a city of the Republic of Turkey when it was founded in 1923. Byzantine and Ottoman monuments sit side by side along cobble stone streets. During the day we will visit and explore -
Akçaabat Orta Neighbourhood Houses:
This district carries the historical and cultural features of Akçaabat. It is reputed to be built by Komnen (Greeks). It is located at 15 km far from Trabzon city center.
Sera Lake is a landslide lake located within the Akçaabat district of Trabzon. The lake has around 150-200 meters width which is located within a forested land, there is a rest and service area.
Atatürk’s Mansion was built by Konstantin Kabayanidis as a summer house in the beginning of 19th century at the crests of Soğuksu in Trabzon. In the building, which carries European and West Renaissance architectural influence, big and ostentatious European symbols were used. In addition to this, exterior walls of the mansion were formed through stonemasonry and its garden is surrounded by pine trees. Interior stairs which were made of bricks are timber. It was open as museum in 1942. Atatürk’s Mansion is a historical place which is visited mostly by the visitors coming to Trabzon.
Hagia Sophia Museum:
The historical Hagia Sophia Church with its splendid frescos was built in the 13th century during the reign of King Manuel I. After Sultan Mehmet II conquered the city in 1461, the Church was converted into a Mosque and its frescos covered in whitewash.
Ayder Full Day Tour
Ayder Tour departing from Trabzon, the first stop on the tour will be Surmene; famous for the making of handmade knives. Next, we explore a local clothes factory in Rize Tekpa renowned for its sale of handmade items consisting of pure cotton. After stopping for a tea break near the Old Ottoman Stone Bridge on the Storm stream, set amidst the Storm Valley, we continue to the unique waterfalls situated at the summit of the Ayder Highland. Enjoy some lunch and free time from here to discover the Ayder highland.
Depart from Ayder at 17:00 and return to Trabzon where the tour ends.