Sumela Monastery Tour

Everyday Guarantee Departures
1 Day
1 City
20 Reviews

Places to Visit

  • Sumela Monastery
  • Zigana
  • Karaca Cave
  • Black Mountain
  • Hamsiköy
  • Torul Glass Terrace

Tour Program

Embark on a mesmerizing journey to some of Trabzon's most mysterious and awe-inspiring destinations. 

  • Our adventure begins with a visit to the still enigmatic Sumela Monastery, nestled in the captivating Altindere Valley on the Black Mountain. Capture picturesque moments as you take photographs on the edge of the monastery's road, with the stunning Sumela in the backdrop. 
  • A short 15-minute walk leads us to the monastery, where you can explore its intriguing history and marvel at its architectural marvel.
  • Next, we head to Zigana, where an hour's break amidst a pine forest awaits.
  • Relish in a delicious lunch at the nearby restaurants, refresh yourself with the pure breeze of nature, and take in the serene surroundings.
  • Our journey continues to the majestic Karaca Cave, where breathtaking views and cooler temperatures greet you. Don't miss the chance to explore this natural wonder and be captivated by the stunning vistas.
  • As we make our way back, a visit to the showroom allows you to purchase famous dried fruit pulps from the factory. 
  • Our next stop takes you to the exhilarating Torul Glass Terrace, offering adrenaline-pumping experiences with its height and magnificent views. 
  • Finally, we conclude our tour with a visit to the wondrous village of Hamsikoy, where you can savor the finest Sutlac (rice pudding) and capture the natural magic of the village while breathing in the pristine weather. 

Prepare for an unforgettable journey through Trabzon's hidden gems, with each destination leaving you in awe of the region's natural beauty and cultural treasures.

Tour Details Tour ID 59

Sumela to Hamsikoy: Exploring the Wonders of Trabzon's Natural Gems

Explore Trabzon's mystical wonders on our Sumela to Hamsiköy tour. Begin at the mysterious Sumela Monastery, perched on the Black Mountain. Capture stunning views before a short walk to the monastery. Next, enjoy an hour amidst a pine forest in Zigana, followed by a visit to the majestic Karaca Cave


Experience thrills at the Torul Glass Terrace and savor the best Sutlaç (rice pudding) in Hamsiköy. Join us for an unforgettable journey through nature's captivating beauty.
Prepare for an unforgettable journey through Trabzon's hidden gems, with each destination leaving you in awe of the region's natural beauty and cultural treasures.


✅ Everyday guarantee departures 
✅ Small groups max 8 person 
✅ Local Guides 
✅ Stress free tour 
✅ Skip-the-line express entry tickets to attractions.
✂ Fully customizable itinerary


Departures : Everyday


Departure Place : Trabzon


Duration : 7 Hours


Highlights

  • Trabzon
  • Sumela Monastery
  • Zigana
  • Karaca Cave
  • Black Mountain
  • Hamsikoy
  • Torul Glass Terrace

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 :

  • Professional licensed guide
  • Admission Fees in the itinerary
  • Transfers
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

❌Exclusions :

  • Personal Expenses
  • Drinks and meals
  • Optional additional tours or activities 
  • Tips for guide & driver

1. Question: How long is the Sumela to Hamsikoy tour?

Answer: The Sumela to Hamsikoy tour is a full-day excursion, allowing you to immerse yourself in the wonders of Trabzon's natural gems. The tour covers various destinations, offering a comprehensive experience of the region's captivating beauty.

2. Question: Are there any challenging activities during the tour, and is it suitable for all age groups?

Answer: The tour involves a short 15-minute walk to reach the Sumela Monastery and may include visits to places with cooler temperatures, such as Karaca Cave. However, the activities are generally moderate, and the tour is suitable for most age groups. Participants should be comfortable with short walks and mild temperature variations during the cave visit.

3. Question: What are the main attractions included in the Sumela to Hamsikoy tour?

Answer: The tour encompasses several main attractions. It starts with a visit to the mystical Sumela Monastery, followed by an hour's break amidst a serene pine forest in Zigana. The tour continues with a visit to the majestic Karaca Cave, offering stunning views and a unique experience. Thrills await at the Torul Glass Terrace, and the journey concludes with a visit to Hamsikoy, where you can savor the region's famous Sutlac (rice pudding) and enjoy the natural beauty of the village.

# 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

Comments
Kat G.

The tour encompassed a diverse range of attractions, allowing us to experience the beauty of nature, historical landmarks, and local culture. From the awe-inspiring Sumela Monastery to the adrenaline-inducing Torul Glass Terrace, every stop offered unique moments and photo opportunities. The tour concluded on a delightful note with the tasty Sutlaç in the enchanting village of Hamsiköy yes

Jimmy D.

This tour was a perfect blend of natural beauty, historical sites, and cultural experiences. The visit to Sumela Monastery was a highlight, with stunning views from the Black Mountain. The stop at Karaca Cave with its lower temperature and mesmerizing views added a touch of adventure. Hamsiköy provided a delightful end with its delicious rice pudding and idyllic surroundings.

Barrow J.

The tour to Sumela, Zigana, Karaca Cave, Torul Glass Terrace, and Hamsiköy was an absolute delight. The scenic Altındere Valley provided a picturesque journey towards the mystical Sumela Monastery. The stops at Zigana, Karaca Cave, and Torul Glass Terrace offered breathtaking views and unique experiences, while Hamsiköy showcased the charm of a traditional village.

Ivy G.

The tour to Sumela, Zigana, Karaca Cave, Torul Glass Terrace, and Hamsiköy was filled with breathtaking natural beauty and fascinating cultural experiences. From exploring the monastery to enjoying the stunning views, it was a memorable journey that offered a mix of adventure, tranquility, and culinary delights. heart

vanessa antinadis g.

The experience of visiting the Sümela Monastery in Turkey is absolutely unforgettable.
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bardie f.

Our tour guide was able to provide us with insight into the religious practices and customs of the monks who once inhabited the Sümela Monastery, which was both interesting and informative.
 

helen d.

The intricate and detailed architecture of the Sümela Monastery is truly impressive and must be seen in person to be fully appreciated.
 

jessica b.

The natural surroundings of the Sümela Monastery, including the lush green forest and the nearby Altındere National Park, add to the overall beauty and appeal of the area.
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charles

The peaceful and serene atmosphere of the Sümela Monastery provides a much-needed break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
 

rebecca mary f.

Our tour guide was able to provide us with interesting anecdotes and stories about the history of the Sümela Monastery, which made the experience all the more fascinating.
 

nicholas b.

Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable about the history and significance of the Sümela Monastery, which made the experience all the more enriching.
 

Anonymous

The hike up to the monastery was challenging but definitely worth the effort, as the views along the way were breathtaking.
 

Anonymous

The religious and cultural significance of the Sümela Monastery adds an extra layer of meaning and significance to the experience of visiting.
 

dorian heather p.

Our tour guide was able to answer all of our questions about the Sümela Monastery and its history, making the experience all the more engaging and educational.
 

paul

Overall, the experience of visiting the Sümela Monastery with a knowledgeable and informative tour guide was truly unforgettable, and it's a destination that should not be missed by anyone visiting Turkey.

euan m.

The Sümela Monastery is a perfect destination for those interested in history, architecture, and religious studies.
 

scott g.

The hike up to the Sümela Monastery can be challenging, but there are plenty of rest stops along the way and the view from the top is well worth the effort.yes
 

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Anonymous

Our tour guide was able to provide us with insight into the daily life of the monks who once lived at the Sümela Monastery, which was both interesting and enlightening.
 

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