Kackar Summit Tour

Kackar Summit Tour

Kackar Mountain has become popular as one of the most beautiful hiking/trekking route in the world. Rising above the Black Sea with a 3,937 m (12,917 ft), Kackar attracts professional hikers and tourists all around the world for both natural beauty and amazing routes through its peak. Besides reaching to highest summit, crossing route from Artvin side to Rize side is also enjoyable for the tourists. The hiking route is enjoyable and mid-level difficulty. You will not only enjoy hiking through beautiful nature but also experience local highland life of Black Sea.

Please note that we run this tour just for professional hikers. Summit part of this tour is difficult and requires professional background. We may change the tour route and program based on weather conditions. Please contact us before boking this tour.

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome Black Sea, Discover Trabzon

Stop At: Trabzon, Trabzon, Ortahisar, Turkish Black Sea Coast
We welcome you at Trabzon Airport.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sumela Monastery, Trabzon, Ortahisar Turkiye
We welcome you at Trabzon Airport. From the airport we will directly drive to Maçka to visit Sumela Monastery located in Altınerde Valley National Park, about 50 km from Trabzon, on the steep cliff of the Zigana Mountains. This stunning Greek Orthodox monastery is also known as the Virgin Mary (Meryemana). Sumela Monastery was built in 4th century AD and is one of the oldest monasteries in the Christian world.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum, Fatih Mah.Ayasofya Sok. Merkez Karadeniz manzarali, sahil karşisi., Trabzon, Ortahisar 61080 Turkiye
We will visit Trabzon Hagia Sophia.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Trabzon Meydan Parki, Uzun Sk. İskenderpaşa Mh., Trabzon, Ortahisar 61100 Turkiye
Experience local culture in Trabzon Meydan Park in the evening.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-4 star hotel in Trabzon

Day 2: From Trabzon to Artvin, Yusufeli, Olgunlar

Stop At: Olgunlar, Olgunlar, Artvin Province, Turkish Black Sea Coast
Today, we will drive to Olgunlar Highland at an elevation 2200 m. (Yusufeli; Artvin). On our way we will enjoy beautiful landscape: forests, rivers, and crystals clear lakes. When we reach our hotel, we will have rest to be ready for next day and our hiking tour.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:


Accommodation included: Overnight at pension in Olgunlar Highland

Day 3: Hiking: Olgunlar-Nasdaf-Dilberdüzü

Stop At: Yaylalar, Yaylalar, Artvin Province, Turkish Black Sea Coast
We will have a nice breakfast and then we will pack our bags on mules and start to hike from Olgunlar to Dilberdüzü.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dilber Düzü Mevki, 08890 Yaylalar/Yusufeli/Artvin, Türkiye
Hike to Dilber Düzü camping site. On our way we will stop by Nastaf Highland at 2400m. Then we will reach to campsite at Dilberdüzü at 2900m. We will set our tents at the campsite and have a lunch. Then we will have time to hike around and enjoy the beauty of the nature. At the evening we will have dinner prepared by our cooking staff.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:



Accommodation included: Overnight in tents at Dilberdüzü campsite

Day 4: Hiking from Dilberdüzü, through Deniz Gölü, to Kackar Peak

Stop At: Kackar Daglari Milli Parki, Rize Turkiye
We will get up very early and have a quick breakfast. Then we take our lunch boxes and personal equipment and start our adventure about 5:00 am in the early morning. After 45 min walking we should reach beautiful Deniz Gölü (Sea Lake) at 3450 m. From the lake we will continue our ascent to the top of Mount Kackar (3937 m), the highest point of Kackar Range. After reaching the Kackar Peak we will spend 30-40 minutes there, take pictures and rest. Then, we will slowly descent to Dilberdüzü for camping.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:



Accommodation included: Overnight in tents in Dilberdüzü.

Day 5: Dilberdüdü-Olgunlar-Trabzon Airport

Stop At: Olgunlar, Olgunlar, Artvin Province, Turkish Black Sea Coast
In the morning, hike from Dilberdüzü to Olgunlar.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Trabzon, Trabzon, Ortahisar, Turkish Black Sea Coast
In the afternoon, drive to Trabzon Airport. Take an evening flight to fly out.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:

No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"



Start Time: 08:00 AM
Duration: 5 Days
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Trabzon Airport, Trabzon, Ortahisar Turkiye


Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • 4x Breakfast
  • 3x Dinner
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Sumela Monastery

Not Included

Facilities


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