Private 2-Day Trabzon Tour from Istanbul

Everyday Guarantee Departures
2 Day
2 City
29 Reviews

Places to Visit

  • Trabzon
  • Rize
  • Sumela Monastery
  • Long Lake
  • Knife Artisan Street
  • Karaca Cave
  • Hamsi Village Tour

Tour Program

  • 04:30 AM - Pick up from Hotel for Trabzon Day Tour.
  • 06:00 AM - Fly from Istanbul to Trabzon.
  • 07:40 AM - Upon arrival to Trabzon Airport and met on arrival and transfer to meeting point for the day tour to meet with tour guide and other participants.
  • 17:30 PM - At the end of the tour, drive to hotel. Overnight in Trabzon.

Highlights of the Tour

  • Sumela Monastery: The Tour starts by a drive from meeting point to Sumela Monastery, (Turkish: Sümela Manastırı) is a Greek Orthodox monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary (Panagia, meaning “All Holy” in Greek) at Melá Mountain (Turkish: Karadağ) within the Pontic Mountains (Turkish: Kuzey Anadolu Dağları) range, in the Maçka district of Trabzon Province in modern Turkey. 
  • Lunch: After visiting the Sumela Monastery, continue to restaurant in Zigana to have local foods for lunch in Trabzon. 
  • Karaca Cave: Continue to Karaca Cave; (Turkish: Karaca Mağarası) is a network of caves located near the town of Torul in Gümüşhane Province, Turkey. Although the cave was known to the people living in that region, it became open to tourism as a result of the scientific research conducted by Sukru Eroz, a geological engineer from Cebeli Village, between the years 1983-1990 Prof. Dr. Remzi Dilek and his team from the Department of Geological Engineering at the (Karadeniz Technical University) contributed a lot of research and scientific studies of the cave. As a result of these studies, it was opened to tourism in 1996 after the Ministry of Culture and Tourism was informed and the cave was officially registered. 
  • Hamsi Village: After visiting the Karaca Cave drive to Hamsi Village: was known as a Hamse Village then the name changed to Hamsi (Anchovy), the village is famous with the food and mostly foods are from the anchovy that is why now a days it is called Hamsiköy (Hamsi Village). 

  • 10:00 AM - After breakfast, you will be picked up from hotel for Uzungol Tour and your tour will start.
  • 17:00 PM - Upon arrival in Trabzon, tour will be ended. 
  • 18:30 PM - Arrival to Hotel, take your luggages and continue to Airport.
  • 19:00 PM - Arrival to Trabzon Airport.
  • 21:30 PM - Fly from Trabzon to Istanbul.
  • 22:50 PM - Arrival in Istanbul and transfer to hotel. 

Highlights of the Day

  • Sürmene: Trabzon Tour starts by a drive from meeting point to knife artisans in Sürmene, the knife has sharp or round tip and the section between incisive part and handle is embroidered by carving. Built in Sürmene at least since Byzantine times. 
  • Tea factory: And then drive to the tea factory in Of. The tea is famous hot drink in Turkey and you will be see how it is going to be made and and the joy of tea and then drive to horse farm in Çaykara on the way of the Uzungol, watching the horses and the continue to Uzungol. 
  • Long Lake: Arrival to Long Lake (Uzungöl) and sightseeing around the artificial waterfalls and photography from the hill in Uzungöl 
  • Lunch and Free Time: Lunch time and after lunch it is a free afternoon to walk around the Uzungöl and discover the area personally and then return to Trabzon.

Tour Details Tour ID 303

Explore Trabzon: Private 2-Day Guided Tour from Istanbul

Switzerland-esque valleys and mountainscapes, Sri Lankan-style tea-covered hills, crumbling churches on the desolate grassy landscape of high steppe – these are the unexpected sides of Turkey. 

Marvel at Sumela Monastery, situated on top of Pontic mountains.

Enjoy the traditional black sea foods in Hamsikoy (Anchovy Village).

Breath the fresh airs from high steppes of Uzungöl (Long Lake).

✅ Everyday guarantee departures 
✅ Private Guides 
✅ Stress free travel package 
✅ VIP Entrance Fees to museums and attractions

✈ Travel by air instead of long bus journeys  
✂ If you want to customize this tour please contact, so we can offer you more options

Departures : Daily

Departure Place : Istanbul Airports / Hotels

Duration : 2 Days


  • Trabzon
  • Rize
  • Sumela Monastery
  • Uzungol (Long Lake)
  • Knife Artisan Street
  • Karaca Cave
  • Hamsi Village Tour

When you open the booking form ( after you click make reservation button) you will see optional activities, so you can add them in your tour and you can customize it as you wish.

✅ Inclusion :

  • VIP Entrance Fees to museums and attractions
  • 5 Stars or Boutique Hotels
  • Professional Guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism on the tours
  • English speaking tour guide
  • All mentioned city sightseeing tours on regular group guided basis
  • 1 Breakfast at hotel
  • All mentioned land transportations 
  • Hotel pick up and drop off and during the tours.
  • All mentioned airport transfers
  • Airport transfers in Istanbul, Trabzon
  • Mentioned domestic flight tickets
  • Flight ticket from Istanbul to Trabzon
  • Flight ticket from Trabzon to Istanbul
  • Local taxes and Service Taxes

Accomodation hotels are listed in "Tour Program", you can see them.

If you book 2 people your room will be double room, if you prefer seperated twin beds please use "Notes and Requests" part in the booking form and inform us.

If you book 3 people your room will be triple room, if you prefer 1 double + 1 single room please use "Notes and Requests" part in the booking form and inform us.

In cases other than the above situations, please submit your requests in the booking form use "Notes and Requests"

Q: What is the 2 Days Trabzon Tour from Istanbul?

A: The 2 Days Trabzon Tour from Istanbul is a guided tour package that includes a visit to the city of Trabzon and its surrounding areas.

Q: What are the highlights of the tour?

A: The highlights of the tour include a visit to the Hagia Sophia Museum, Sumela Monastery, Ataturk Mansion, Uzungol Lake, and the Boztepe Hill.

Q: How long is the 2 Days Trabzon Tour from Istanbul?

A: The tour is a 2-day package tour, with one night spent in Trabzon.

Q: What is included in the 2 Days Trabzon Tour from Istanbul package?

A: The package includes transportation between Istanbul and Trabzon, accommodation, breakfast,domestic flights, entrance fees to the sites visited during the tour, and a professional tour guide.

Q: What is not included in the 2 Days Trabzon Tour from Istanbul package?

A: The package does not include, lunches and dinners, and any personal expenses.

Q: Is it necessary to book the 2 Days Trabzon Tour from Istanbul in advance?

A: It is recommended to book the tour in advance to ensure availability, especially during peak travel seasons.

Q: What should I wear and bring on the 2 Days Trabzon Tour from Istanbul?

A: Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress according to the weather and cultural norms. Bring a camera, sunscreen, and any personal items that may be needed during the tour.

Q: Can the itinerary of the 2 Days Trabzon Tour from Istanbul be customized?

A: Yes, tour operators may offer the option to customize the itinerary to fit your preferences and interests, but additional fees may apply.

Q: Is the 2 Days Trabzon Tour from Istanbul suitable for families with children?

A: The tour is suitable for families with children, but it is recommended that children be at least six years old to fully enjoy the experience.

# For cancellations made more than 7 days prior to the scheduled activity or service, there will be %20 of the total amount as penalty.

# If you like to re-schedule the tour date instead of refund. You can re-schedule your tour without any penalty 1 time. And you can tell your new travel date until 15 days of your arrival date. And this re-schedule right is valid 2 years after postponing the actual tour date.

# For cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the scheduled activity or service, there will be no refund.

# If you like to re-schedule the tour date instead of refund. You can re-schedule your tour with only %10 penalty 1 time. And you can tell your new travel date until 15 days of your arrival date. And this re-schedule right is valid 2 years after postponing the actual tour date.

After you submit your reservation please send copies of passports of all participants, and your arrival/departure airport transfer informations via email [email protected] For further assistance please feel free to call +905434428069

Ellie A.

As the tour concluded, we reflected on the whirlwind of experiences sunrise over Cappadocia, the bustling markets of Istanbul, and the genuine smiles of locals heart This 5-day adventure was a tapestry woven with history, culture, and natural beauty, leaving us with lasting memories of Turkey's enchanting allure yes

Ethan G.

Uzungöl's tranquility is therapeutic. The stillness of the Long Lake, surrounded by nature's grandeur, provides a serene escape. It's a destination that rejuvenates the soul, making the 2-day Trabzon tour a holistic experience of culture, history, and natural beauty.

Leah Q.

Hamsikoy’s culinary offerings are a celebration of authenticity. From the distinct flavors of anchovies to the warmth of local hospitality, each meal felt like a journey into the heart of Black Sea culture. A delicious discovery in every bite heartwink

Daniel N.

Sumela Monastery's mystical aura left a lasting impression. The ancient ruins against the mountainous backdrop evoke a sense of wonder and reverence. A visit to Sumela is not just a tour; it's a spiritual and historical odyssey.

Victoria P.

Uzungöl is a masterpiece of nature. The picturesque landscapes, reminiscent of Switzerland, coupled with the crisp mountain air, created a haven for relaxation. It's a destination where time seems to stand still, allowing you to savor every moment heart

Alexander H.

Our tour guide for the two days in Trabzon, Mehmet from Turco Travel, was outstanding. Highlights were the historical significance of the Sumela Monastery and the culinary spectacular in Hamsikoy. Mehmet's knowledge and the tranquil landscapes of Uzungöl made our trip the ideal fusion of natural beauty and cultural exploration yes

Brooklyn M.

The food scene in Hamsikoy surpassed expectations. Every dish was a gastronomic adventure, from the savory anchovy-based meals to the delicious assortment of local seafood. An exploration of the core flavors of Black Sea cuisine through food.

William O.

Hamsikoy's charm lies not just in its culinary offerings but also in its coastal ambiance. Walking through the village, surrounded by the Black Sea, evoked a sense of nostalgia and a connection to the region's maritime history yes

Hazel K.

Sumela Monastery is a spiritual oasis. The ancient architecture against the backdrop of the Pontic Mountains creates a surreal atmosphere. Climbing up to the monastery felt like a pilgrimage, and the panoramic views were a reward worth every step heart

Christopher F.

Turco Travel, led by our guide Selçuk, orchestrated an awe-inspiring Trabzon tour. Sumela Monastery's majestic perch offered a glimpse into the past, while Hamsikoy's seafood feast satisfied our culinary desires smiley Uzungöl's high steppes, narrated by Selçuk, brought an unexpected blend of tranquility and adventure yes

Ellie J.

Uzungöl's serene Long Lake stole my heart. Surrounded by Switzerland-esque landscapes, the air was crisp, and the scenery, mesmerizing. This tranquil retreat in nature provided a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life yes

Carter W.

Hamsikoy's black sea delicacies were a gastronomic delight yes From fresh anchovies to unique seafood dishes, every bite was a journey into the rich culinary heritage of the Black Sea region. A true feast for the senses wink

Scarlett U.

The journey to Sumela Monastery was awe-inspiring. Perched atop the Pontic Mountains, the ancient monastery offers breathtaking views. The blend of nature and history is truly captivating, making this 2-day Trabzon tour an unforgettable experience.

James R.

Demet, our guide from Turco Travel, curated an extraordinary Trabzon experience. The Sumela Monastery stood as a testament to history's grandeur, and the culinary delights in Hamsikoy were a revelation. Uzungöl's picturesque beauty, guided by Demet's insights, created memories that will linger yes

Lucy I.

The tour through Trabzon unveiled a timeless charm that goes beyond the beaten path. From historic monuments to natural wonders, each moment was a discovery. Trabzon's blend of culture, history, and nature makes it a must-visit destination yes

Nathan S.

Our guide from Turco Travel showcased the hidden gems of Trabzon with finesse. The Sumela Monastery's serene setting and the delectable black sea foods in Hamsikoy left lasting impressions wink Uzungöl's fresh mountain air was rejuvenating, and our guide's anecdotes added a personal touch to the entire journey yes

Nova H.

Breathing the fresh air on Uzungöl's high steppes was invigorating. The crisp mountain air, coupled with breathtaking views, created a serene atmosphere. Uzungöl is a hidden gem that captivates with its natural beauty and refreshing ambiance yes

Benjamin A.

Hamsikoy's Anchovy Village was a culinary highlight. The freshness and flavors of the Black Sea's bounty were a gastronomic adventure. Trying local delicacies in this charming village provided a unique taste of Trabzon's rich culinary heritage.

Aurora G.

Marveling at the Sumela Monastery's architectural brilliance and enjoying black sea cuisine in Anchovy Village were exceptional. Guide's knowledge enriched every moment, making this 2-day exploration a truly immersive experience heartyes

Samuel C.

The journey to Sumela Monastery felt like a spiritual pilgrimage. The monastery's location atop the Pontic mountains added a sense of reverence. The combination of history, nature, and spirituality made this leg of the tour deeply enriching yes

Stella F.

The scenic beauty of Sri Lankan-style tea-covered hills in Trabzon brought a sense of tranquility. Surrounded by lush greenery, sipping tea while soaking in the views was a serene experience. Trabzon's diverse landscapes offer a refreshing escape heart

Matthew D.

Navigating through valleys reminiscent of Switzerland and sipping tea on Sri Lankan-style hills, our guide's anecdotes enhanced the journey. The Sumela Monastery's grandeur and the seafood feast in Hamsikoy were absolute highlights yes

Grace E.

Experiencing Switzerland-esque valleys and mountainscapes in Turkey was surreal. The unexpected beauty of Trabzon's landscapes, reminiscent of Switzerland, added a surprising and delightful twist to the tour. Nature's diversity in Turkey is truly awe-inspiring heart

Christopher J.

The crumbling churches on the desolate grassy landscape were a glimpse into Turkey's rich history. Exploring these historical gems was like stepping back in time. The tour offered a unique blend of natural beauty and cultural heritage yes

Penelope D.

The Sumela Monastery was a spiritual journey atop Pontic mountains, and the culinary escapade in Anchovy Village, our guided by Mehmet, showcased the region's authentic flavors. Uzungöl's high steppes brought tranquility, completing this two-day adventure.

Michael T.

Uzungöl's high steppes provided a breath of fresh air and picturesque landscapes. The serene Long Lake surrounded by Switzerland-esque valleys and tea-covered hills was a visual treat. Nature's beauty was at its peak, making this part of the tour truly rejuvenating.

Zoe P.

Indulging in the traditional black sea foods at Hamsikoy was a gastronomic delight. From the freshest anchovies to local specialties, every bite was a savory journey. The culinary experience added a flavorful dimension to the cultural exploration of Trabzon heart

Gabriel S.

Turco Travel exceeded expectations on the 2-day Trabzon tour. The breathtaking landscapes mirrored Switzerland, and savoring black sea delicacies in Hamsikoy was a gastronomic delight yes

Hannah V.

The 2-day Trabzon tour was a mesmerizing journey into Turkey's hidden gems. The Sumela Monastery atop the Pontic mountains left me in awe, a true marvel against the stunning backdrop. The historical richness and panoramic views made this trip unforgettable.

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