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Sumela, Karaca Cave, Skywalk Terrace and Hamsiköy - Group Tour

From $ 7.46  per person

See the highlights of the world-famous Sumela Monastery,the Historical Zigana Pass, Karaca Cave, Torul Glass Terrace and Hamsiköy that are located in the magnificent natural beauty of Altındere National Park, and be astounded by them.

From $ 7.46  per person

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Duration 9 hours
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  • Discover the natural beauty of Altındere National Park
  • Take a tour in Sumela Monastery.
  • See and photograph the Sümela Monastery from outside
  • Travel through the historical Zigana Pass and cross the Zigana Tunnel
  • Visit the Torul SkyWalk Terrace and enjoy the scenery
  • Visit Karaca Cave and let its natural beauty fascinate you
  • Take a break at Hamsiköy and taste the famous rice pudding
Full description

We start our tour to still mysterious Sumela through Altındere Valley until we reach the mountain where the Monastery is situated; the Black Mountain, where you take pictures on the edge of the monastery's road as a fenomena with Sumela in the view, and then we depart from the vehicle. In 15 minutes we reach the monastery by feet, after break, we get back calmly to our seats and hit the road to Zigana; there will be an hour break in the pine forest where you can eat lunch at the restaurants, take pictures and get refreshed with the pure breeze of pure nature. 

After that, we are getting on the way for Karaca Cave. Be careful, in karaca temparature will be lower and wievs will be amazing. We start our way back by stopping at showroom where you can buy famous dried fruit pulps at the factory. Our third spot will be at Torul Glass Terrace. At Glass Terrace, you will feel the adrenaline because of the height. And for our last visit we are stopping by the wonderous village of Hamsiköy where you can have the best made Sutlaç (rice pudding) and picturing the natural magic ,breathing neat weather of the village. At 8:00 pm we end our tour in front of our office.

  • Transportation by new model air conditioned vehicle
  • Admission fee for Altındere National Park
  • Museum and Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Shuttle service fee

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Meeting point

Zenofon Holidays Office: We meet at Zenofon Holidays Head Office before the tour start. Address:Cumhuriyet Mahallesi, Yavuz Selim Bulvarı, No.167/C, Ortahisar-Trabzon

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Intercity Bus Terminal: Public bus station next by Intercity bus terminal at Değirmendere distric.

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Forum Trabzon Mall: Opposite the Forum Mall, Under Overpass Kalkınma Dist. Devlet Karayolu St.

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Important informations
  • Due to restoration work, it is not possible to enter into the Sumela. Aya Varvara Church, which is 300m away from the monastery, provides visual and audio presentation of the Sumela Monastery. 
  • Before departure we will contact you for the list of participants.
  • Guests at the meeting places and the hotel must be ready at the requested time. Otherwise the tour will move without you.
  • Depends on weather conditions our guide/agent can change by the course of a program.
  • After arriving to Altındere, due to the restriction for tour vehicles to go up the Monastery, our guests should take the Shuttle Services to the monastery..
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.5 / 5
based on 2 reviews
Review summary
Very Good


This was one of my favourite trips because it was like 5 trips in one day. We got to experience many different places all in one day! It was just so beautiful and mesmerizing! I definitely recommend it!

"Very nice"

It was a very good experiance. The nature and the views on the way are just amazing. Also the guides were very friendly and helpful explaining me everything in English.