8 days in Samsun, Tokat & Ordu Itinerary

8 days in Samsun, Tokat & Ordu Itinerary

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Samsun
— 3 nights
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Tokat
— 2 nights
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Ordu
— 2 nights
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Samsun

— 3 nights
Samsun is a city on the north coast of Turkey with a population over half a million people. Change things up with these side-trips from Samsun: Amasya (Sultan II. Beyazit Mosque & Theological College & Amasya Kalesi). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Onur Anıtı, examine the collection at Samsun Kent Muzesi, browse the different shops at Piazza, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Amisos Mezarlari.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Samsun travel route planner.

Gaziantep to Samsun is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also fly. When traveling from Gaziantep in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Samsun, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tokat.

Things to do in Samsun

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Tokat

— 2 nights
On the 24th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Latifoglu Konagi Muze Evi, explore the fascinating underground world of Ballıca Mağarası, and then steep yourself in history at Mahperi Hatun Kervansarayi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Ataturk House & Ethnography Museum, then see the interesting displays at Tokat Mevlevihanesi, then see the interesting displays at Tokat Muzesi, and finally admire the striking features of Tas Han.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tokat online visit planner.

Getting from Samsun to Tokat by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Ordu.

Things to do in Tokat

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Ordu

— 2 nights
Ordu is a port city on the Black Sea coast of Turkey, historically also known as Cotyora, and the capital of Ordu Province with a population of 205,396 in the city center. On the 26th (Wed), get great views at Boztepe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Yason Kilisesi, and then visit a coastal fixture at Yason Burnu Feneri. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Millet Bahcesi, step into the grandiose world of Giresun Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haci Miktad Cami.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ordu journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Tokat to Ordu takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ordu

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip