4 days in Rize Province Itinerary

4 days in Rize Province Itinerary

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Fly to Trabzon International Airport, Drive to Cayeli
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Drive to Trabzon International Airport, Fly to Hamad International Airport

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On the 24th (Fri), appreciate the views at Ayder Yaylasi and then explore the activities along Firtina Deresi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Zilkale, then take in nature's colorful creations at Ziraat - Botanik Cay Bahcesi, and then explore the historical opulence of Rize Kalesi.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cayeli route builder tool.

Doha, Qatar to Cayeli is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Doha in August, expect nights in Cayeli to be slightly colder, around 27°C, while days are cooler, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cayeli

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Rize Province travel guide

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Valleys · Castles · Bodies of Water
Rize Province is a province of north-east Turkey, on the eastern Black Sea coast between Trabzon and Artvin. The province of Erzurum is to the south. it was formerly known as Lazistan, the designation of the term of Lazistan was officially banned in 1926, by Kemalists. Its capital is the city of Rize. The province is home to Laz, Hemshin, Turkish people and Georgian communities. Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spent his early childhood in Rize, where his father was a member of the Turkish Coast Guard.EtymologyThe name comes from Greek (riza), meaning "mountain slopes". The Georgian name is Rize (რიზე), Laz name is Rizini (რიზინი) and the Armenian name is Rize (Ռիզե).GeographyRize is located between the Pontic Mountains and the Black Sea. It is considered to be the "wettest" corner of Turkey and is the country's main tea producing region. In addition to tea, the region is also known for growing kiwi fruit. The province is largely rural and very scenic, containing many mountain valleys and elevated yaylas (meadows). The district of Çamlıhemşin is one of Turkey's most popular venues for trekking and outdoor holidays. Roads are scarce in some of the more remote regions, so electrical powered cable cars have been installed to transport people and supplies into the mountains.Summers are cool (July average 22 °C) and winters are mild (January average 7 °C) with high levels of precipation all year long.

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