TURKEY BLACK SEA PACKAGE TOURS

4 DAYS SAFRANBOLU AMASRA YORUK VILLAGE INCEKAYA AQUEDUCT CRYSTAL TERRACE YENICE FOREST TOUR

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HIGHLIGHTS: • Safranbolu • Cinci Turkish Bath • Clock Tower • Bakizadeler Mansion • Arasta Bazaar • Cinci Hodja House • Incekaya Aqueduct • Crystal Terrace • Bulak Cave • Yoruk Village • Yenice Forest • Seker Canyon • Amasra

Price: 289 Euro per person

Included: Round trip overnight public bus tickets from/to Istanbul, 2 nights accommodation, 1 golf cart sightseeing tour, 2 daily city tours, 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, entrance fees, all local transportations, professional guides

Excluded: Drinks at lunch, personal expenses

DEPARTURE FROM ISTANBUL: Shuttle from Sultanahmet around 22:30 to the bus station where you will get the overnight public bus from Istanbul to Safranbolu around 23:59. The road takes about 7 hours.

DAY 1 - GOLF CART SIGHTSEEING TOUR IN SAFRANBOLU
Pick up from Safranbolu bus station to old town of Safranbolu. You can join our Golf cart sightseeing tour anytime in the day; it takes about one hour and a half. We will drive through the narrow streets and stop at some important places (old wooden houses, bazaars, hamams, squares, mosque, etc) to take photos and get some information about them. We will see Cinci Turkish bath, Clock Tower, Arasta Bazaar, Bakizadeler Mansion, Topcu Bridge, Cinci Hodja House, the old government building, blacksmiths bazaar during the tour. Free time for the rest of the day.

Accommodation in a historical Ottoman house in Safranbolu

DAY 2 – INCEKAYA AQUEDUCT – CRYSTAL TERRACE – BULAK CAVE – YORUK VILLAGE (B, L)
Meeting at our office in Safranbolu around 11:00am. We will start visiting Incekaya Aqueduct and Crystal Terrace overlooking Tokatli Canyon which is an amazing hiking trail. Then, we will drive to Bulak Cave which is famous for its unusual geology, rare formations, and pristine condition. Our last stop will be Yoruk Village. It is an original Turkish-Ottoman village similar to an open air museum at the moment, where we can visit Sipahiler Museum and Laundry Museum. Return to Safranbolu around 15:00.

Accommodation in a historical Ottoman house in Safranbolu

DAY 3 – YENICE FOREST – SEKER CANYON TOUR (B, L)
Meeting at our office in Safranbolu around 11:00am. Today, we are going deep into the forest of Yenice which has a very rich structure in terms of flora. After a picnic lunch, we will enjoy a short hiking in the Seker Canyon. Return to Safranbolu around 15:00.

Accommodation in a historical Ottoman house in Safranbolu

DAY 4 - AMASRA TOUR (B, L)
Meeting at our office in Safranbolu around 10:00am. Today, we will drive toward the Black Sea coast to visit Amasra. We will visit the museum before lunch. After having lunch at a fish restaurant, we will continue our tour seeing the Roman Castle and Walls, wood-carving handicraft bazaar, and outer and inner piers of the city. Return to Safranbolu around 17:00.

Overnight public bus to Istanbul around 23:59. The road takes about 7 hours (if you will not return to Istanbul, we can arrange bus from Safranbolu to any other cities in Turkey).

ARRIVAL TO ISTANBUL:
You will arrive to Istanbul main bus station early in the morning. You will have your own way to your hotel or airport. 

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Safranbolu is in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

NOTES
• Please ask for a single supplement.
• Hotels are based on bed and breakfast. Check in time is 14:00 and check out time is 11:00.
• All tours are regular. Please contact us for private tour options.
• You can make any changes on the programme, if our programs are not suitable for you. We can work together on your itinerary.
• Programmes may change due to bad weather conditions.

Safranbolu is a town boasting a glorious collection of old Ottoman-Turkish houses, with a rich collection of art masterpieces which represent the traditional Turkish life and culture.
Yoruk Village is close to Safranbolu. It looks like a small Safranbolu, but more authentic and untouched. People in the village are living as they did in the past.
Incekaya Aqueduct was built by Izzet Mahmet Pasha to provide water from the source to the town of Safranbolu. It is a magnificent structure with 6 arches on the bridge.
Crystal Terrace was built by steel and resistant glass with a bearing capacity of 70.000kg overlooking Tokatli Canyon which is an amazing hiking trail.
Bulak Cave is the fourth longest explored cave in Turkey with 6.042m in length. It is famous for its unusual geology, rare formations, and pristine condition. About 450meters can be visited.
Yenice Forest are one of the 9 strict preservation zones in Turkey. The forests which consist of special types of oak trees add distinction to the region such as: old beech hornbeams, yews and sycamores.