• 10 Day Western Black Sea Tour Turkey
  • 10 Day Western Black Sea Tour Turkey
  • 10 Day Western Black Sea Tour Turkey
  • 10 Day Western Black Sea Tour Turkey
  • 10 Day Western Black Sea Tour Turkey
  • 10 Day Western Black Sea Tour Turkey
  • 10 Day Western Black Sea Tour Turkey
  • 10 Day Western Black Sea Tour Turkey
  • 10 Day Western Black Sea Tour Turkey
  • 10 Day Western Black Sea Tour Turkey

Tour overview

Here is an alternative Black Sea Tour that covers the western side of the region. The quite affordable vacation package includes all the highlights of the Western Black Sea such as Abant Lake, Safranbolu and even more.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Istanbul Old City, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Seven Lakes & Abant Lake, Waterfalls, Caves, Canyons, Valleys, Horse Riding.

Itinerary

(Dinner included)

Welcome to Turkey Istanbul Airport. Meet with TravelShop Booking staff and transfer to your hotel & check in. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

After breakfast, we depart at 09.00 for the Istanbul City Tour. We will begin with the ancient Hippodrome, which was the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments: The Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. We will then continue with Sultanahmet Mosque across from the St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet. It is also known as the Blue Mosque because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. We will then arrive at our last stop, which is the famous Hagia Sophia. This ancient basilica was built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, it is one of the architectural marvels of all time. After the tour, you have the option to experience The Bosphorus Cruise. You will have the chance to enjoy magnificent views of Bosphorus which connects Asia to Europe. Visit Grand Spice Bazaar and the rest of the evening is yours to enjoy Istanbul. Dinner and overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

After breakfast, we will start visiting 7 lakes which are found to be different height points from each other and at the same time connected with each other on foot. You find seven small lakes in a valley formed as the result of a landslide: Buyukgol (Big Lake), Seringol (Cool Lake), Deringol (Deep Lake), Nazligol (Elegant Lake), Kucukgol (Small Lake), Incegol (Thin Lake) and Sazligol (Reedy Lake). The lakes are on an area of 550 hectares, while the National Park they are located in is 2019 hectares. The area is among the best-known trekking places. There are only small bungalows belonging to the Forestry Ministry where visitors who want to linger can stay. Deer and trout production farms are also in the area. An entrance fee is paid according to the type of vehicle and the number of visitors. Tables, firepits and fountains are available for picnickers. Fishing is available in Yedigoller between April 1st and September 1st. We will then have some lunch and depart for Abant Lake. Abant is most probably the most famous lake in Turkey. It is 30 kilometers away from Bolu, and you can reach it from the crossing on the Ankara-Istanbul highway. The lake is at the end of a 22-kilometer drive. The seven-kilometer walk around the lake offers a great opportunity to enjoy the area. Those who don't wish to walk can ride horseback or complete the tour on a horse cart. Abant lake is surrounded with pine trees. The manner in which the lake was formed is a topic of discussion. Its deepest point is 45 meters. The countryside is pleasantly different in each season. Water lilies embellish the surface in summer. It is also famous for its trout. Later, we will have free time for shopping at the bazaar in the village. Dinner and overnight near Abant in traditional village house.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul Abant Lake

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

After breakfast, we have a walk to the historical Safranbolu Bazaar. We, then visit Cinci Hodja Caravanserai, Cici Hodja Bath, Kaymakamlar House (Museum), Izzet Mehmet Pasha mosque and more. Continue to Kastamonu, we visit government house, Kaya tomb, Seyh Saban-i Veli Mausoleum, Nasrullah Seyh Mosque and more historical sites. Dinner and overnight in authentic wooden houses in Safranbolu.

VISITED PLACES

Safranbolu Abant Lake

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

Today, we will depart for Ilgarini Cave after the breakfast which is in the region of Pinarbasi (northwest of Kastamonu), it is one of the largest caves in Turkey. It is a wonderful place for trekking and exploration off the beaten path. The cave had been composed by two sections. The cave is an active one and the stalactite and stalagmite activity still continues. A chapel and a burial ground was found in this cave. Ilgarini Cave was chosen as the 4th biggest cave in the world. There are no roads to IIgarini Cave so we will be trekking to the Cave therefore please make sure you bring suitable footwear. Dinner and overnight in Pinarbasi.

VISITED PLACES

Safranbolu Pınarbaşı

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

After breakfast, we will visit Ilisu Waterfall which is at Kure national Park, near Pinarbasi which is in the town and district of the Kastamonu Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. After lunch, you can either relax in the surroundings of this beautiful natural Turkish village or you can take a walk to the Varla Canyon. The walk to the Canyon is about 4km. Dinner and overnight in Pinarbasi.

VISITED PLACES

Pınarbaşı Comlekciler

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

After breakfast, we depart for Comlekciler Village. This village has fantastic horse riding facilities which you can do as an optional activity. Horse riding is not only for the advanced riders they have lessons and treks for beginners also. This village is rich in natural beauty. All meals are homemade and the farm produce all their own vegetables, butter and milk. If you are interested in doing a horse riding adventure, then this can also be arranged. Dinner and overnight in Comlekciler Village.

VISITED PLACES

Comlekciler

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

After breakfast, we depart for Halacoglu Valley. We will visit this valley by different methods of transport such a horses or tractors and a little bit of walking. This is one of the best valleys in this area. You can smell and breath in the fresh mountain air. We will have a fantastic bbq lunch set in luscious green surroundings. On the way you will get to see many farms and shepherds who still work in this area. You will see how friendly everyone is in this area. Dinner and overnight in Comlekciler Village.

VISITED PLACES

Comlekciler

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

After breakfast, you will depart from your hotel to the ancient city of Amasra. A beautiful 1-hour scenic drive through the mountains, canyons and little villages where we will stop along the way so you can take pictures of this beautiful region. Once you get there, you will have free time to discover Amasra. Visit Ceneviz (Genoese) Castle, historical streets and houses of Akcakoca. Akcakoca is one of the most beautiful places on the Western Black Sea coast. It is famous for its fish and over 20 different Turkish vegetable dishes. Make sure you sample the local dishes before you leave. Akcakoca is the last stop of the tour before we depart back to Istanbul. We will meet for one last time to get together at one of the restaurants. Dinner and overnight in Amasra.

VISITED PLACES

Comlekciler Amasra Akçakoca

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast, we depart for Istanbul. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Booking.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul

Routes

Included

• 2 nights hotel in Istanbul - Ramada Hotel Golden Horn Hotel or Pullman Hotel or Westside Arjaan by Rotana Hotel

• 1 night hotel in Abant - Buyuk Abant Hotel

• 1 night hotel in Safranbolu - Hanedan Konak Safranbolu

• 2 nights hotel in Pinarbasi -Sarımese Hotel

• 2 nights hotel in Comlekciler- Iksir Resort Town Hotel

• 1 night hotel in Amasra -Ceylin Hotel

Please Note: If the above hotels are not available we will provide the similar category hotels.

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• Professional English-speaking tour guides

• 9 breakfast

• 8 dinners

• Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach

 • Arrival transfer from Istanbul Airport

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• Guided Tour in Istanbul

• Guided Tour at Seven Lakes

• Guided Tour at Abant Lake

• Guided tour in Safranbolu

• Guided tour in Ilgarini Cave

• Guided tour in Ilisu Waterfall

• Guided tour in Varla Canyon

• Guided tour in Pinarbasi

• Guided tour in Comlekciler Village & Horse Riding

• Guided tour in Halacoglu Valley

• Guided tour in Amasra

• Guided tour in Akcakoca

• All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Please check the information below before your departure

1- International & Domestic Flight Tickets

2- Covid-19 PCR Test

3- Tour Itinerary

4- Confirmed Documents are sent by us to include Hotel reservations etc.

5- Domestic Flight Tickets if any (Please check your title/name spelling printed correctly)

6- Passport Validation Terms 7- Visa if needed (check before your trip for the dates on your visa)

8- If visa needed, please ask us for invitation letter to ease the visa application process

9- Flight details for on time Airport transfer services

10- Observe the luggage limitation by Airlines for domestic flights if any

11- Obtain emergency contact details from our office

Excluded

• International Flights 

• Domestic Flights

• Insurance : All Types

• 1001 Nights Dinner Show

• Bosphorus Dinner Cruise

• Whirling Dervishes Show

• Isfanbul (Vialand) Tour

• Turkish Bath Tour 

• Istanbul Aquarium Tour

• Guided Istanbul Prince's Island Tour

• Guided Istanbul Miniaturk Museum and Shopping Tour

• Guided Istanbul Dolmabahce Palace Tour

• City tax

• Turkey entry visa

• Personal expenses: Extras at hotel or additional meals

• Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

• Any others expenses which are not mentioned in the "included" section

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