5 days in Trabzon, Uzungol & Rize Itinerary

5 days in Trabzon, Uzungol & Rize Itinerary

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Trabzon
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Rize
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Trabzon

— 2 nights
Trabzon, historically known as Trebizond is a city on the Black Sea coast of northeastern Turkey and the capital of Trabzon Province. Your list of things to see and do now includes Altındere Vadisi Milli Parkı, Soumela Monastery, Karaca Cave, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum, contemplate the long history of Atatürk Köşkü, appreciate the views at Zagnos Vadisi, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Boztepe, then contemplate the long history of Gulbahar Hatun Turbesi, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Forum Trabzon. On the next day, Head underground at Karaca Cave, pause for some serene contemplation at Soumela Monastery, and then walk around Altındere Vadisi Milli Parkı.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Trabzon road trip planning website.

Hurghada, Egypt to Trabzon is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Hurghada to Trabzon due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Hurghada in June, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Trabzon: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Uzungol.

Things to do in Trabzon

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Uzungol

Uzungöl is a lake situated to the south of the city of Trabzon, in the Çaykara district of Trabzon Province, Turkey. Your day by day itinerary now includes Sultan Murat Plateau as well as Sarikaya Yaylasi. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Sarikaya Yaylasi and then look for all kinds of wild species at Sultan Murat Plateau.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Uzungol trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Trabzon to Uzungol in 1.5 hours. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rize.

Things to do in Uzungol

Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Rize

— 2 nights
Rize is the capital city of Rize Province in the eastern part of the Black Sea Region of Turkey.NameThe name comes from Greek (riza) or Ριζαίον (Rizaion), meaning "mountain slopes". Firtina Deresi has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Firtina Deresi and then take in the dramatic scenery at Agaran Selalesi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): hike along Gito YaylasI and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gelin Tulu Selalesi.

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Getting from Uzungol to Rize by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rize

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip