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Wonderful 2 day tour that visits Trabzon and Sumela
Small group or private tour

Program

- Day 1 - Istanbul to Trabzon - (L)
You'll be met at your Istanbul hotel and transferred to the airport for your 1.5 hour domestic flight to Trabzon.
Upon arrival you will be meet up with your driver guide and continue on to exploring Sumela Monastery, Gumushane and Karaca Cave.
Site you will visit;
Gumushane has a rich historical background so there are many historical places, mosques, churches, castles. The city was ruled by
the Hittites, Assyrians, Urartu, Persians, Pontic Greeks, Romans, and Byzantines.
Besides, there are numerous churches within Gümüşhane. Santa Çakallı, Santa Terzili, Kalur Rock, Samamoni, and Theodor Churches are some examples of historical churches in Gümüşhane.
There are numerous large and small caves due to the geological structure of Gümüşhane.
Karaca Cave is the most popular in Gümüşhane due to its some specific characteristics. The total length of the cave is 150 meters. It is a fossil cave and is located between Torul and Gümüşhane. The waters leaking from the crack system cutting each other. Formation of interesting stalactites, stalagmites, columns, and travertine pools are some features of Karaca Cave.
Sumela Monastery sits high up on the cliffs of Mela, southeast of Trabzon. It was founded in the 4th century by two Greek monks, Barnabas and Sophronius, who were guided to the site by an icon of a "black" image of the Virgin Mary, elegantly painted by St. Luke.
After their deaths, Sumela became a place of pilgrimage. Decorated with frescoes, Sumela's treasures include priceless manuscripts and silver plates.
Overnight in Trabzon.

- Day 2 - Trabzon to Istanbul - (B)

After breakfast we will then continue on the guided tour and you will visit Ataturk Mansion, Hagia Sophia Church,

In the afternoon, we'll transfer you to the Urfa airport and put you on a 1-hour, 45-minute flight to Istanbul,
Arriving in Istanbul will mark the end of this program.

Total cost $385.00 US Dollars per person in a double room
Contact us for price info and available dates

Price includes
* All hotels (Superior class centrally located hotels)
* All land transfers in comfortable vehicles ( All private transfers)
* All meals mentioned in the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch & D-dinner)
* Admissions to the ancient sites
* Domestic flight tickets from Istanbul to Trabzon
* Domestic flight tickets from Trabzon to Istanbul
* Al taxes and service charges

Excludes
* Drinks with meals

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trabzon

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