Tour Code : EN-094

Black Sea Turkey Tour - 5 Days/4 Nights

Upon arriving at Samsun Airport on an early morning flight, you'll be greeted by our guide. We will then board our buses and head to a restaurant for breakfast. After breakfast, we will start our exploration of Samsun, beginning at Tütün Iskelesi (Tobacco Pier), the site of Bandirma Ferry, which is the symbol of the Turkish War of Independence used by the founder of the Republic of Turkey, Atatürk. We will also visit the model village of the Amazon women of the Cimmerian tribe and take a city tour before setting off for Ordu.
En route to Perşembe, we will visit Cape Jason and the historical Church of Jason. Upon our arrival in Ordu, we will take the cable car to Boztepe, the city's highest hill, and enjoy a relaxing cup of coffee while taking in the views. Then, we will return to the town, have lunch at a local restaurant, and continue on to Giresun. We will see the Giresun Island and Giresun Castle, built during Pontus Ruler Farnakes's reign in Giresun.
Giresun is also famous for the world’s most oily and high-quality hazelnuts. We will then pass through Tirebolu, cross the Zigana, and reach Hamsiköy, a typical Black Sea village surrounded by nature. Hamsiköy is famous for its trekking, mountain biking activities, and delicious rice pudding.
We will finally reach Altındere Valley after passing through Coşandere and Maçka, known for their stony roads. Our next stop will be the Sumela Monastery (Panagia Soumela Monastery), a Greek Orthodox monastery and church complex built on the side of a mountain slope at 1150 meters above sea level by carving inside the rocks in 360-395 AD. The complex consists of priest chambers, a kitchen, chapels, and aqueducts adorned with frescoes.
Arrival in Trabzon, dinner, and overnight in Trabzon or Maçka.   ( Breakfast – Dinner )

Today promises to be unforgettable as we start with a delightful breakfast on the Ayder plateau, famed for its rich oxygen levels. Our journey continues as we make our way to the captivating Fırtına Valley. Embarking on minibuses from Çamlıhemşin, we'll ascend to visit Zilkale and Çinçiva (Şenyuva) villages perched at an impressive 750 meters above sea level. En route, we'll marvel at centuries-old historical stone bridges that span the picturesque Fırtına Deresi (Storm River) amidst the verdant forests and witness the awe-inspiring Palovit Waterfall. For the adventurous at heart, there's the option to partake in activities like rafting, ziplining, and the exhilarating Huge Swing (activities not included).

Following a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in Çamlıhemşin, our journey unfolds as we head for Artvin. Here, we'll delve into the beauty of the Borçka Karagöl Nature Park, explore the Georgian medieval Orthodox monastery of Dolishane (Doliskana), and admire the Yeni Rabat (Shetberdi) Church in Ardanuç, which boasts unparalleled views. Our route then leads us along the Çoruh River, renowned as Turkey's swiftest and most thrilling rafting river, setting the stage for an unforgettable experience.
Dinner and accommodation in Artvin   (Breakfast –  Dinner )


Today, we will have a delicious breakfast on the oxygen-rich Ayder plateau and head for the Fırtına (Storm) Valley. We will get on minibusses from Çamlıhemşin and visit Zilkale and Çinçiva (Şenyuva) villages 750 meters above sea level. We’ll see hundreds of years old historical stone bridges over the Fırtına Deresi (Storm River) flowing down the valley between the green forests, and the Palovit Waterfall. Here, you can join the Rafting, Zipline, or Huge Swing activities in the area (not included). 
Next, we’ll go to Badara and Gito plateaus. Here, you can enjoy the swings and the views in the most beautiful plateaus of the Black Sea. 
After having lunch at a local restaurant in Çamlıhemşin, we will drive to the city of Artvin. We will visit Borçka Karagöl Nature Park and Georgian medieval Orthodox monastery Dolishane (Doliskana), and Yeni Rabat (Shetberdi) Church in Ardanuç which offers views of rare beauty. Later, we will continue on our way to Artvin driving by the Çoruh River, Turkey's fastest flowing and best rafting river.  
Dinner and overnight in Artvin.   ( Breakfast – Dinner )

After an early breakfast in Artvin, we will head for the Georgian border. Upon clearing customs, we will drive to Batumi, passing by the Gonio Bridge and the Asparos Castle (Gonia), believed to be the tomb of St. Matthew the Evangelist, one of the 12 Apostles who wrote the Gospel. In Batumi, we will visit Europe Square, the Clock Tower, Batumi Boulevard on the seaside, the Statue of Poseidon, the Medea Statue, the Church of the Mother of God, the Orthodox Church, the Armenian Church, Batumi Piazza, and Batumi Sea Port with our guide. After this, you can enjoy cafes, shops, and casinos and try local dishes and Georgian wines.
Later, we will return to Turkey at the designated time, driving back to Trabzon through the picturesque Black Sea coastal road, which offers stunning views of the sea and forests.
Dinner and accommodation in Trabzon. ( Breakfast – Dinner )

If you take prescribed medication, you can take only one day of pills through Georgian customs.

After breakfast, free time, depending on your flight time. Our tour will end with your transfer to Trabzon Airport. Hope to see you on another Turkiye holiday. ( Breakfast )

People Per person in
Single Room Extra Bed Children Fee
1 Pax 0.00 3721.00 0.00
2 Pax 1994.00 2307.00 1994.00
7 - 11
3 - 6
3 Pax 1508.00 1821.00 1508.00
7 - 11
3 - 6
4 Pax 1293.00 1606.00 1293.00
7 - 11
3 - 6
5 Pax 1180.00 1493.00 1180.00
7 - 11
3 - 6
6 Pax 1086.00 1398.00 1086.00
7 - 11
3 - 6
7-9 Pax 991.00 1304.00 991.00
7 - 11
3 - 6
10-14 Pax 861.00 1174.00 861.00
7 - 11
3 - 6
15-19 Pax 791.00 1103.00 791.00
7 - 11
3 - 6
20-24 Pax 755.00 1068.00 755.00
7 - 11
3 - 6
25-29 Pax 720.00 1033.00 720.00
7 - 11
3 - 6
30-40 Pax 696.00 1009.00 696.00
7 - 11
3 - 6
People Per person in
Single Room Extra Bed Children Fee
1 Pax 0.00 3821.00 0.00
2 Pax 2095.00 2407.00 2095.00
7 - 11
3 - 6
3 Pax 1608.00 1921.00 1608.00
7 - 11
3 - 6
4 Pax 1394.00 1706.00 1394.00
7 - 11
3 - 6
5 Pax 1280.00 1593.00 1280.00
7 - 11
3 - 5
6 Pax 1186.00 1499.00 1186.00
7 - 11
3 - 5
7-9 Pax 1092.00 1404.00 1092.00
7 - 11
3 - 5
10-14 Pax 962.00 1274.00 962.00
7 - 11
3 - 5
15-19 Pax 891.00 1204.00 891.00
7 - 11
3 - 5
20-24 Pax 856.00 1168.00 856.00
7 - 11
3 - 5
25-29 Pax 820.00 1133.00 820.00
7 - 11
3 - 5
30-40 Pax 797.00 1109.00 797.00
7 - 11
3 - 5

Tour Type    : Private Tour
Price Policy : Price changes depending on people's number.
** Ask about price discount rates on particular dates.

Price includes

Private Transfers / Samsun Airport – Hotel – Trabzon Airport

4-night hotel accommodation, daily breakfast

4 dinners

All tours and entrance fees as per the itinerary

Experienced and professional tour guide

Private air-conditioned and non-smoking vehicle.

All Parking, Highways

VAT and City taxes.

Price Excludes

Personal expenses


Beverages during lunch and dinners

Travel insurance (highly recommended)

Tips and Gratuities

Cancellation Policy
- For cancellations made 60 days before the tour, 100% refund. (Except per person 175 € for register, bank commission, and domestic flight ticket cost)
- For cancellations made 59 - 45 days before the tour, 50% refund. (Except for the Bank Commission)
- For cancellations made 44 - 21 days before the tour, 20 % refund.
- No refunds will be made on reservations made 20 days before the tour. %100 Penalty is applied. 


- Please note that travel health insurance is mandatory.
- Our team confirms the selected hotels' availability on the booking date. However, if they are unavailable, we will book similar hotels for your stay.
- The guide may change the tour program due to bad weather, traffic jams, or similar situations.
- If any location in the itinerary is closed, we will arrange to visit other places.
During the tours, you will walk approximately 2 km daily on uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines, and steps.
- You should wear comfortable clothing, flat walking shoes, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen during summer. Please bring a raincoat, warm clothes, winter walking shoes, an umbrella, etc. to stay comfortable in winter.
- When visiting religious places like churches, mosques, and cathedrals, it is recommended to wear plain clothing, including closed and long skirts
- The order of the sites visited may change to avoid crowds.
Please ensure that you carry your passport for all domestic flights. Domestic flights are economy class, and the luggage limit is 15 Kg.



Standard Package  Hotels 
Trabzon (2)          - Funda Hotel 4*
Artvin  (1)             - Dergiz Hotel 4*
Ayder Yaylası (1) -  Keleş Hotel

Gold  Package Hotels 
Trabzon (2)          - Radisson Blue Trabzon 5*
Artvin  (1)             - Villa Da Butik Hotel
Ayder Yaylası (1) – Ayder Doga resort

Note: Sample hotels are confirmed on the date of booking if they are available. Otherwise, similar hotels are booked.


Sumela Monastery
Fırtına Valley
Çinçiva Village
Batum Georgia

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This tour starts from Samsun and ends in Trabzon. A 5-day Black Sea Turkey Tour offers a diverse tapestry of cultures, cuisines, and landscapes, from the bustling streets of Trabzon to the serene beaches of Batumi.
Whether you’re drawn to the ancient history of Sumela Monastery in Trabzon, modern architecture, or the allure of coastal vistas, this journey promises an enriching experience that celebrates the region’s rich heritage and natural beauty.
Discovering Borçka Karagöl Nature Park, which offers breathtaking views of the wild nature in Artvin. The Georgian Medieval Orthodox monastery Dolishane (Doliskana) and the New Rabat (Şetberdi) Church in Ardanuç await you.

  • Tour Code : EN-094
  • Duration : 5 Days
  • Start : Samsun
  • End : Trabzon
  • Tour Season : 1 April - 15 November
  • Transfer : Vehicle
  • Distance : 1280 Km
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