15 days in Trabzon, Uzungol & Rize Itinerary

15 days in Trabzon, Uzungol & Rize Itinerary

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Trabzon
— 6 nights
Drive
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Uzungol
— 1 night
Drive
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Rize
— 7 nights
Drive to Trabzon International Airport, Fly to Dubai

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Trabzon — 6 nights

Visiting Tomara Selalesi Tabiat Parki and Karaca Cave will get you outdoors. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Forum Trabzon and Trabzon Cevahir Outlet. Change things up with a short trip to Çal Mağarası in Duzkoy (about 1 hour away). Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Surmene Camburnu Tabiat Parki.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Trabzon day trip planning site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Trabzon is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Turkey Time (TRT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dubai in August, expect nights in Trabzon to be a bit cooler, around 27°C, while days are colder, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Uzungol.
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Uzungol — 1 night

Uzungöl is a lake situated to the south of the city of Trabzon, in the Çaykara district of Trabzon Province, Turkey. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Sarikaya Yaylasi and then explore the activities along Uzungol.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Uzungol trip tool.

Traveling by car from Trabzon to Uzungol takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rize.
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Rize — 7 nights

Rize is the capital city of Rize Province in the eastern part of the Black Sea Region of Turkey.NameThe name comes from Greek (riza) or Ριζαίον (Rizaion), meaning "mountain slopes". Escape the urban bustle at Ayder Yaylasi and Palovit Selalesi. Change things up with these side-trips from Rize: Mencuna Waterfalls (in Artvin), Ceceva Koyu-Haremtepe (in Cayeli) and Lazika Cay (in Ardesen). Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Kackar Daglari Milli Parki. Spend the 23rd (Tue) exploring nature at Handuzu Tabiat Parki. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Firtina Deresi, step into the grandiose world of Zilkale, delve into the distant past at Rize Kalesi, and admire the natural beauty at Ziraat - Botanik Cay Bahcesi.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rize trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Uzungol to Rize takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Rize are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
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