• 8 Day Black Sea Eastern Turkey Tour
  • 8 Day Black Sea Eastern Turkey Tour
  • 8 Day Black Sea Eastern Turkey Tour
  • 8 Day Black Sea Eastern Turkey Tour
  • 8 Day Black Sea Eastern Turkey Tour
  • 8 Day Black Sea Eastern Turkey Tour
  • 8 Day Black Sea Eastern Turkey Tour
  • 8 Day Black Sea Eastern Turkey Tour
  • 8 Day Black Sea Eastern Turkey Tour
  • 8 Day Black Sea Eastern Turkey Tour

Tour overview

Here is a perfect 8 Days East of Turkey Tour package that will excite you by Eastern Turkey's impressive culture & nature. This Black Sea Tour Package, for sure, offers one of the best prices. 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Zigana Mountains, Sumela Monastery, Mount Ararat the resting place of Noah's Ark, , The Medieval Armenian City of Ani, The Church of the Holy Cross, Hosap Castle near the Iranian Border.

Itinerary

(Dinner included)

Welcome to Turkey Trabzon 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 Trabzon. Dinner and overnight in Trabzon.

VISITED PLACES

Trabzon

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

After breakfast, we depart for St. Sophia (Ayasofya), a 13th century church and study its extraordinary collection of Byzantine frescoes, depart for Gulbahar Hatun Mosque, Castle and Ataturk's Mansion (a picturesque hillside retreat), visit Ortahisar Mosque (a Comneni cathedral in the old town). Lunch at a seaside restaurant in Akcaabat for famous meatballs. Afternoon, we explore the cobbled stone streets of Trabzon. Drive to Boztepe; enjoy our tea from samovar with the panoramic view of the city. After the tour drop back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Trabzon.

VISITED PLACES

Trabzon

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

After breakfast, we depart for Sumela Monastery, visit the 4th century Sumela Monastery which clings to a sheer cliff face in a deep forest, relax beside a fast flowing stream at Altindere Valley National Park, lunch and keep on traveling along the Silk Road through the Zigana Mountains (Pontic Alps) that will take us to Karaca Cave, considered to be the most beautiful in Turkey for its colors and formations. Drive to Erzurum via Bayburt. Dinner and overnight in Erzurum.

VISITED PLACES

Erzurum Trabzon

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

An early morning departure upon breakfast from Erzurum that will take us on a beautiful drive to Kars passing on the way Sarikamis, the coldest spot in Turkey. We will arrive in Kars and visit Ani at the Turkish-Armenian border. We will take a 45-minute drive to the medieval Armenian City of Ani which lies mostly in ruins. Impressive fortified walls still encircle the ruins of numerous churches, mosques and caravansaries. Enjoy a walk around the ruins and see the beautiful view to the Armenian border imagining it as a city with one million people rivaling Bagdad in its time! This city has experienced the cultures of Urartians, Armenians, Georgians, Mongols, Russians and finally the Turks. Dinner and overnight in Kars.

VISITED PLACES

Erzurum Kars

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

This morning after the breakfast, we will drive for 3 1/2 hours along the "Silk Road" to Dogubeyazit. At the Iranian border, we will see a site known as the Crater Hole. This is a beautiful, yet rugged area. We will have the opportunity to see Mount Ararat from all sides. It is believed by some to be the resting-place of Noah's Ark; but to date no one has found anything that has been verified as the Ark - yet the search is still on. In the afternoon, we will stop and see the Ishak Pasa Palace. This complex is a combination of a mosque, a fortress and a palace which originally had a room for every day of the year! Below, you can also see the remains of Eski Bayazit and Urartian City which flourished in 1000 BC. Dinner and overnight in Dogubeyazit.

VISITED PLACES

Kars Dogubeyazit

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

After breakfast and after visiting the Iranian border, Murtis Tour will take you for Van journey in the early morning, a drive of approximately three hours. This city has been established 13th century BC, when the Hurrites arrived. Then the Hittites, Urartians, Persian, Armenians, Macedonians, Romans and finally in 11th century the Turks came here. From here, we will visit the finest Armenian architectural wonder of the Church of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island. We'll also visit the wonderful Kurdish castle of Hosap very close to the Iranian border as well as the Urartian citadel. Dinner and overnight in Van.

VISITED PLACES

Van Dogubeyazit

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

After visiting the Eerie 12th century Selcuk cemetery in Ahlat in the morning upon breakfast, we will head to Bitlis for lunch and a good walk around Bitlis otherwise known as Alexander's town. It’s a unique medieval town! Dinner and overnight in Diyarbakir.

VISITED PLACES

Bitlis Diyarbakir Van

(Breakfast included)

Today your tour is over. Please make your own arrangements for departure remembering that your hotel will need you to check out before midday. After check out transfer to Diyarbakir Airport. We hope you had a memorable tour and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Booking Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Booking.

VISITED PLACES

Diyarbakir

Routes

Included

2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Trabzon - Grand Vuslat Hotel

1 night hotel accommodation in Erzurum - Dedeman Palandoken Hotel

1 night hotel accommodation in Kars - Karot Hotel

1 night hotel accommodation in Dogubeyazit - Tehran Boutique Hotel

1 night hotel accommodation in Van - Avalon Hotel

1 night hotel accommodation in Diyarbakir - Mitannia Regency 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

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

Arrival transfer from Trabzon Airport

Hotel to Airport transfer in Diyarbakir

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Guided Tour in Trabzon

Guided Tour in Erzurum

Guided Tour in Kars

Guided Tour in Dogubeyazit

Guided Tour in Van

Guided Tour in Diyarbakir

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 Itinenary

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

If you have any further information that is not listed above, please contact us by the details below:

Please email us at [email protected]

Excluded

International flights 

Domestic flights

7 breakfasts

7 dinners

Insurance

City tax

Turkey entry visa

Personal expenses: Lunches, extras at hotel or additional meals

Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

 Insurance: All types

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

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