Black Sea Explorer Tour

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Black Sea Explorer Tour By Bus From Cappadocia

Before Travel
  Price : 995 €

Black Sea Explorer Tour Overview

On this Black Sea Explorer Tour, you will enjoy a fully guided tour of the Hattusa, Yazilikaya, Alacahoyuk. We visit Corum and Amasya Hit the Vezirkopru, Duragan, Sinop. Visit Akliman Cove, Hamsilos Bay that offers rich natural beauty with green forests, colorful flowers and small inland bays, Hamsilos, Erfelek Waterfall Visit the village of Ayancik, Abana, Inebolu, Kastamonu we tour from Hidirlik Hill to get a city view and discover the well-preserved wooden houses in Safranbolu. Akcakoca and then turn back to Istanbul

Extra Note

  • This tour starts in Cappadocia. You can get to Cappadocia by bus, there are regular departures from Istanbul. The trip is approx 10 hours. We recommend a domestic flight.
  • Highlights

  • Hattusa - Ancient Site
  • Alacahöyük - Ancient Site
  • Amasya, Erfelek Waterfall
  • Sinop, Kastamonu
  • Safranbolu - UNESCO Heritage site, Akçakoca
  • Included Services

    • Bus tickets mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Accommodation mentioned in the itinerary.
    • All tours with transportation, lunch and entrance fees.
    • All tours with professional tour guide, Full travel insurance, All domestic taxes.

    What is not Included

    • Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast)
    • Any tips to guide, driver or staff at hotels.
    • Items of a personal nature
    • Medical services.

    Tour Itinerary

    Morning pick up from your Cappadocia hotel, and we drive via Kozakli to the city of Hattusa, the capital of the Hittite Empire in the late Bronze Age. First we visit Yazilikaya, the ruins of the open air temple where there are rock carvings of Hittites gods. Then we go to Hattusa, ‘the Great Temple’, the city ruins including the Lions’ Gate and the Royal Gate and the summer palace of Hitites. Then we drive to Alacahoyuk seeing the Sphinx Gate and the Royal Tombs. Overnight Corum
    After breakfast, we drive to Amasya, is in the mountains beyond the Black Sea coast, in a narrow valley along the banks of the Yesilirmak River. It's a fortified city high on the cliffs above the river. It has a long history as a provincial capital, a wealthy city producing kings and princes from the kings of Pontus, through Strabo, the geographer to many generations of the Ottoman imperial dynasty. Overnight Amasya
    This morning, we are driving to Sinop via Duragan and Vezirkopru, At the breakup of Alexander's empire the Vezirköprü region became part of the kingdom of Pontos with its capital at Amaseia (Amasya), later at Sinop. Overnight Sinop
    We depart from our hotel and visit Akliman Cove, Hamsilos Bay, which offers rich natural beauty with green forests, colorful flowers and small inland bays. Military ships took strategic advantage of the bay’s hidden location during the First World War. Lastly, we visit, Erfelek Waterfall where you will be able to trek through the park and find many cascading waterfalls and other beautiful natural scenes. Overnight Sinop
    Early in the morning heading Ayancik town, a pretty district of Sinop, than driving to Abana. Opportunity to have a walk at the amazing coast and to have tea at the seaside. Heading toward Inebolu and visit “Gazi İnebolu” district. Inebolu, with its wooden houses reflecting Rum (Byzantine or Ottoman Greek) architecture, dark green nature and excellent coastline, amazes the visitors. Lastly drive to Kastamonu and overnight. Overnight Kastamonu
    After touring Kastamonu city center, where is one of the rare cities where you can find great examples of traditional Turkish houses, we drive to Safranbolu via town of Arac. Overnight Safranbolu
    After breakfast, we start our tour from Hidirlik Hill to get a city view and discover the well-preserved wooden houses in Safranbolu. Cinci Inn & Bath, Old government building, Clock tower, Arasta bazaar. Then we will get to know about traditional handicraft shops. In the afternoon, we drive to Amasra and visit the Roman Castle & Walls, wood-carving handicraft bazaar and outer & inner piers of the city Overnight Safranbolu
    Today, we drive to Akcakoca and visit Old town of Akçakoca on a gentle hill is a well preserved neighbourhood of traditional houses of wood and firebricks, lining square-shaped blocks. Before driving to Istanbul, we visit the castle, which is one of the series of castles built by the Genoese along the coast of Black Sea. Overnight Istanbul
    After breakfast, our tour ends, we transfer you to the airport for your onward flight.

    Notes

    • Can be customized according to your wishes
    • This tour is available all year round.
    • There is no hidden cost.
    • Departs daily
    • Single supplement + 380 €

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