5 days in Rize Province Itinerary

5 days in Rize Province Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Rize Province trip planner

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Camlihemsin
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Camlihemsin

— 4 nights
Often shrouded in mist and drizzle, the tiny town of Camlihemsin sits high in the lush Fırtına Valley, which slopes all the way down to the Black Sea coast.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Camlihemsin: Rize (Gelin Tulu Selalesi, Taka Rafting, &more). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Zilkale, take in the awesome beauty at Pokut YaylasI, explore the activities along Sal Yaylasi, and take in the dramatic natural features at Huser YaylasI.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Camlihemsin journey planner.

Trabzon to Camlihemsin is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Camlihemsin

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Adventure

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Rize Province travel guide

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Valleys · Castles · Bodies of Water
Rize Province is a province of north-east Turkey, on the eastern Black Sea coast between Trabzon and Artvin. The province of Erzurum is to the south. it was formerly known as Lazistan, the designation of the term of Lazistan was officially banned in 1926, by Kemalists. Its capital is the city of Rize. The province is home to Laz, Hemshin, Turkish people and Georgian communities. Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spent his early childhood in Rize, where his father was a member of the Turkish Coast Guard.EtymologyThe name comes from Greek (riza), meaning "mountain slopes". The Georgian name is Rize (რიზე), Laz name is Rizini (რიზინი) and the Armenian name is Rize (Ռիզե).GeographyRize is located between the Pontic Mountains and the Black Sea. It is considered to be the "wettest" corner of Turkey and is the country's main tea producing region. In addition to tea, the region is also known for growing kiwi fruit. The province is largely rural and very scenic, containing many mountain valleys and elevated yaylas (meadows). The district of Çamlıhemşin is one of Turkey's most popular venues for trekking and outdoor holidays. Roads are scarce in some of the more remote regions, so electrical powered cable cars have been installed to transport people and supplies into the mountains.Summers are cool (July average 22 °C) and winters are mild (January average 7 °C) with high levels of precipation all year long.

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