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ÇILDIR, ANİ, KARS CULTURAL TOUR & SIGHTSEEING
20 October (All day)
EASTERN BLACK SEA REGION AND BATUMI TOUR
October 20, at 23:00 Departure from Ardahan University Yenisey Guesthouse
October 21, at 06:30 At sunrise, we arrive Rize Ayder Plateau where we enjoy fine views of the stunning nature and begin our trip.
At the summit where the Kaçkar Mountains meets with the sky, we take a walk in the Ayder plateau in the clouds. Literally!
08:30 (Ayder Plateau) We enjoy our breakfast consisting of regional Black Sea delicacies after our nature walking.
10:00 Departure from Ayder Plateau
10:30 Arrival at Fırtına Creek
(We offer exciting Rafting and Zipline pleasure in the fierce river waters at the Fırtına (eng. Storm) Creek)
A short coffee & tea break.
12:30 Departure from Fırtına Creek
14:00 Arrival to Trabzon
15:00 Visit to Atatürk Pavilion
The building, located in the pine forests on the Soğuksu ridge over Trabzon, was built by Kostantin Kabayanidis in 1890 as a summer residence. Large and ostentatious European symbols are used in the building, which carries the influences of European and Western Renaissance architecture. The exterior of the mansion shows stonework, and the interior is built with the Baghdadi technique. The floors were paved with tiles of the period. For further information: https://www.ktb.gov.tr/EN-103988/trabzon—ataturk-pavilion.html
* For those who are looking for souvenirs, the Pavillion gift shop offers the best variety of unique souvenirs from around the Black Sea region.
16:00 Departure from the Atatürk Pavilion
Trabzon Hagia Sophia Church, which is used as a museum today, was built during the reign of Manuel I Komnenos (1238-1263), the king of the Trabzon Empire. It is located to the west of the Bell Tower Church, which was dated to 1427 by the English traveller and researcher G. Finlay.
17:00 Departure from Hagia Sofia Church
18:00 Arrival at our Hotel in Uzungöl
20:00 – 21:00 Dinner
07:30 – 08:30 Breakfast
09:00 – 10:00 A short walking tour
10:30 Departure from Uzungöl
13:00 Arrival at Artvin Hopa Beach
14:00 Journey to Sarp Border Gate
(After Passport Control, we meet again at our vehicle waiting for us across the border).
CURRENTLY, OUR GUESTS WHO HAVE BEEN VACCINATED WITH 3RD DOSE COVID VACCINE MUST HAVE A PCR TEST ONE DAY BEFORE THEY ENTER TO THE COUNTRY.
TRT (Turkey Time Zone) 15:00 Arrival at Batum City Centre
Argo Cable Car
Batumi Archaeological Museum
Georgia Local Time (GET) 19:00 Dinner
* Local time in Georgia is 1 hour ahead of Turkey
GET 23:00 Departure from Batumi
GET 23:30 Arrival at the Sarpi Border Crossing
TRT 23:00 Departure from the Sarpi Border Crossing and move to Ardahan
TRT 06:00 Arrival to Ardahan
* These are estimated departure and arrival times.
MEGARON TOUR & TRAVEL AGENCY
TURSAB NO: A-12958
CLASS A AGENT ACCREDITED BY TURSAB
The cost includes:
1 NIGHT ACCOMMODATION
TRAVEL HEALTH INSURANCE
CERTIFIED TOURIST GUIDE
BORDER GATE TRANSACTION STAMP
UNLIMITED SMILE AND QUALITY SERVICE 😊
The cost does not include:
CITY TOUR IN BATUMI WITH CABLE CAR
RAFTING AND ZIPLINE IN THE FIRTINA CREEK
MUSEUM AND SITE ENTRANCE FEES
* The tour is organized by the tour agency.
* The current estimated fee for the tour is 120 USD. The final price will be announced on 30 July 2022.