6 Day Kastamonu City & Cooking Tour
In Kastamonu, 6 days
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By staying in Kastamonu city center, it is possible to have daily trips both in the center and in the vicinity. Besides many various West Black Sea region tour programs may be accomplished focusing on Kastamonu.
HighlightsInebolu-Safranbolu-Loc Valley-Liva Pasha Mansion
We will pick up from your hotel. Early in the morning heading toward Kure, a pretty district of Kastamonu having great economic importance due to its copper mines being operated since hundreds of years. We have a break at Ecevit Han, which is on the way of ammunition road during the War of Independence, in its renewed style as a tourism facility. Then, heading toward old Küre copper mines. Examining a mine dated back to the times of Genoese. Visiting restored Aksemsettin Mosque dating from the 15th century at the center of the district. Then heading toward Inebolu and arrival after a travel of 30 minutes. Visit to “Gazi Inebolu” district. Inebolu, with its wooden houses reflecting Rum (Byzantine or Ottoman Greek) architecture, dark green nature and excellent coastline, amazes the visitors. Visit to the Turkocagi Building where Ataturk had read his famous “Hat Oration”. After the lunch heading toward Abana. Opportunity to have a walk at the amazing coast and to have a tea at the seaside (it is possible to swim at summer). At evening return to Kastamonu via Bozkurt. On this route “Yaraligoz Passage” takes breath away thanks to its wonderful pattern of forests and the mist which is present four seasons.After we will visit district we head toward Cide, and when there are 23 km still left before arriving at Cide we depart from the main road and diverge to Loc Valley. At the point the detour extends 8 km we arrive at Loc Valley. Before walking towards the valley, we may have a break at Firin Giran bend at Hamitli Village which is a place to be seen before arriving at the valley, then we may take pics in order to document the beauties of Loç valley. We may have our lunch consisting of traditional food at the village thanks to the hospitality of the inhabitants of Loc. After we will visit a half hours arrival at Safranbolu. Walking around in the city: castle (Old Governmental Residence, clock tower), bazaar and bazaar square, Kazdagli Mosque, Köprülü Mehmet Pasa Mosque and Izzet Mehmet Pasa Mosque, Yemeniciler Arastası (Kerchief Producers Bazaar), House of the District Governor, Hidirlik Hill. After we will visit Kastamonu House Liva Pasha Mansion of 100 years old and the Archeological Museum. Thereafter, visit to the Mimar Vedat Tek Culture Center which encompasses the first and only hat museum of Turkey and many collections. Finally, we spend our time to learn the traditional handicrafts of Kastamonu.Overnight in Kastamonu.
(Breakfast and Lunch included)
After breakfast,we will go to a local restaurant to get a cooking class by the chef of Restaurant. The guide will explain us also all the details about things. You will prepare the lunch with Chef and after the prepartion you will at that lunch at restaurant. In our food menu we will learn local dishes from Kastamonu Cuisine which inspire of Turkish cuisines. Ofcourse some deserts and the salads will be in the menu. After the lunch we will return to hotel.Overnight in Kastamonu.
We will pick up from your hotel. We head toward the Pınarbaşı district .With a small break we see the Candaroglu Ismailbey Complex, the masterpiece of 15th century, on the way. Then, we see Candaroglu Mahmut Bey Mosque, one of the few surviving mosques with woodwork pillars (the original woodcraft and dyestaff is preserved from 14th century). At noon we arrive at Pinarbasi district. Our lunch break at a facility at Pinarbasi with traditional products. After lunch we will go to Valla Canyon, we will have a pleasant walk in the forest and we will arrive at a point where we may see the canyon from birds’ eye view. Then, having a run we’ll reach Ilıca waterfalls and after a short walk we take pictures at the waterfalls. At evening return to Kastamonu. Lodging. (This tour may be organized at spring and summer where days are long, during autumn and winter Valla Canyon may be dropped from the program, instead Horma Canyon, at a very short distance to Pınarbaşı, may be visited). It is possible to organize this program at summertime with a fast tempo by including Çatak Canyon in Azdavay and Valla Canyon in Pınarbaşı. After we will visit to Abana. Opportunity to have a walk at the amazing coast and to have a tea at the seaside (it is possible to swim at summer). At evening return to Kastamonu via Bozkurt. Overnight in Kastamonu.
After breakfast check out from your hotel and transfer to Airport for your flight back home. We hope you have enjoyed our 6 Days City Tour of Kastamonu. We hope this was a memorable tour for you and looking forward to see you again on another tour of ours. Thank you for joining us.
5 nights hotel in Kastamonu-Armoni Park Hotel
PS: If This hotel list not available at the time of your booking then we will arrange smilar other hotel for your group.
Professional English - speaking tour guides
Arrival transfer from Kastamonu Airport to Hotel in Kastamonu
Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach
Return transfer to airport in Kastamonu
Guided Kastamonu City Tour
Guided Cooking Lesson Tour
Guided Turkish Bath Tour
Guided Kastamonu Cultural Tour
All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary Hotel Room Taxes , Tours& Transfer Taxes
International and Domestic Flights
Insurance: All types
Turkey entry visa
Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section
Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers
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