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Name of tour : Discover Trabzon and the Kaçkar mountains
Code of tour : Kackar301
Duration :

8 Days

          Day 1: ARRIVAL TRABZON
          You will transfer planes at Istanbul and continue to fly to Trabzon . At the airport of Trabzon one of our guides will be waiting to take you to your hotel in the centre of Trabzon . We will go sight-seeing in the city and visit amongst other things the church dedicated to St. Sophie.

          Day 2: ARTVIN - YAYLALAR
          The days trek shall start in Artvin en take us to the village of Yaylalar where we will spend the night in a pension.

          Departing from Yaylalar in the morning we walk in the direction of Denizigölü. On the way we pass through the village of Olgunlar and the valleys of Mustafa and Dilberdüzü before reaching the day's final destination of Denizgölü. Mules will help to transport the luggage and the night will be spent camping.

          Day 4: KAÇKAR ZIRVESI
          An early departure will enable us to see the peak of the Kaçkar Mountain (after walking approximately 1 - 1, 5 hours). It is possible to walk to the top of the Kaçkar which takes around 3 to 4 hours. It must be noted however that on the way up 300 meters of slippery surface must be crossed and that extreme care must be taken. The trek continues back to the village of Denizgölü where we return to the campsite for the night.

          We depart in the morning from Denizgölü. After passing through the village of Olgunlar we head northwards through the valley of Dobe to the passageway of Çaymakmur. An array of passageways will continue to lead us to the lake of Karadeniz where we shall spend the night camping.

          Day 6: THE LAKE DISTRICT
          The day will be spent exploring the Lake District. At the end of the day we will return to the campsite at Karadeniz Lake.

          Day 7: THE LAKE DISTRCT - AYDERE
          The days trek takes us through the bottom and top of the Çaymakmur Valley. At Aydere we stop for the night.

          Day 8: DEPARTURE
          Our guide will take you to the airport of Trabzon.

          Additional information
Period: April to the end of October.
Number of participants: Min. 6 - max. 14 people.
Circuit: Easy level, from 12 years.
Accommodation: 5 nights camping, 2 nights pension.
Note: The first and last day of the program can change according to weather conditions.
          What you must bring
* Walking shoes (preferably not too new to avoid blisters etc.)
* A second pair of comfortable shoes
* A small bag for the daytime treks
* A water bottle
* Sunglasses, suntan lotion and a hat
* Sleeping bag
* Warm clothing for in the evening
* A flashlight
* Toilet bag and towel
* Watertight coat
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