15 days in Trabzon Province & Istanbul Itinerary

15 days in Trabzon Province & Istanbul Itinerary

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15 days in Trabzon Province & Istanbul Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Trabzon
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Caykara
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Istanbul
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Manama

5
nights
Trabzon

Trabzon ©
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Popular historic sites such as Atatürk Köşkü and Gulbahar Hatun Tomb are in your itinerary. Sumela Monastery and Yeni Cuma Camii are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Trabzon: Karaca Cave (in Torul), Gumushane (Artabel Golleri Tabiat Parki & Tomara Selalesi Tabiat Parki) and Tirebolu (Tirebolu Kalesi & Tirebolu Belediye Plaji). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Surmene Camburnu Tabiat Parki, identify plant and animal life at Hacka Yaylasi, and take in the exciting artwork at Karun Hazinesi El Sanatlari Ustasi.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Trabzon trip planner .

Manama, Bahrain to Trabzon is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Expect colder weather when traveling from Manama in August: highs in Trabzon hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Caykara.

Things to do in Trabzon

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Tirebolu, Gumushane, Karaca Cave
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Soumela Monastery ©
Soumela Monastery
Tirebolu Kalesi ©
Tirebolu Kalesi
Gulbahar Hatun Tomb ©
Gulbahar Hatun Tomb

3
nights
Caykara

Caykara ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Rize Kalesi and Ataturk House & Ethnography Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kackar Daglari Milli Parki and Hemsin Organik Vadisi. Get out of town with these interesting Caykara side-trips: Rize (Kible Dagi Camii, Rize Museum, & more).

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Caykara itinerary tool .

You can drive from Trabzon to Caykara in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Caykara

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Rize
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Pileki Magarasi ©
Pileki Magarasi
Rize Kalesi ©
Rize Kalesi
Ataturk House & Ethnography Museum ©

6
nights
Istanbul

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Bring the kids along to Eyup Sultan Mosque and Altinkemer Local Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Eriklitepe Tabiat Parki and Halic. Take a break from Istanbul with a short trip to Delmece Yaylasi in Cinarcik, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Istanbul Arkeoloji Muzesi, wander the streets of Eminonu Square, admire the landmark architecture of Rustem Pasha Mosque, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Pierre Loti Tepesi.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Istanbul vacation tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Caykara to Istanbul. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Delmece Yaylasi, Merkez Eyup Sultan Camii, Altinkemer Local Beach, Eriklitepe Tabiat Parki
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Istanbul Arkeoloji Muzesi ©
Istanbul Arkeoloji Muzesi
Yeni Camii ©
Yeni Camii
Rahmi M. Koc Museum ©
Rahmi M. Koc Museum

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