Kackars trekking tour | Blacksea Turkey trekking

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Getting out of the big cities is one of the best ways to spend holidays. Luckily Turkey has loads of incredible places, where outdoor lovers can rest.

One of those places is Kackar Mountain Range, one of the best hiking areas in the world, known for its lush landscapes.

Black Sea region, where Kackar Mountains rise, is the greenest region of Turkey, where nature is still untouched. It is fantastic destination for everyone who wants to take a break from the hustle and bustle of civilization and enjoy the beauty of nature.

Join our Kackar trekking tour and explore this stunning place. You will be impressed by the wildlife and the hospitality of the local people.

During our 5-days Kackar trekking tour we will hike through the pine forests, highland villages, mountain pastures and crystal clear lakes. We will also climb the highest point of Kackar Range - peak of Mount Kackar (3937 m).

Day 1: Transfer from the airport to Olgunlar Highland
Our guide will meet you at the airport in Trabzon and 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.
Overnight in Olgunlar Highland Hotel.

Day 2: Hiking through Olgunlar, Nastaf and Dilberdüzü Highlands
We will have a nice breakfast and then we will pack our bags and camping equipment on mules and start to hike from Olgunlar to Dilberdüzü. 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.
Overnight in tents at Dilberdüzü campsite.

Day 3: Hiking from Dilberdüzü, through Deniz Gölü, to Kackar Peak
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 and hike to beautiful Dibedüz for camping.
Overnight in tents in Dibedüz.

Day 4: From Dibedüz to Yukarı Kavron and Ayder
That day we will move from the South side of Kackar range to the North side. We will start from Dibedüz, hike across Kackar Mountains and see beautiful lakes and pure nature around. Then we will reach Yukarı Kavron and be transferred to Ayder Highland. At the evening we will enjoy traditional Turkish bath (Hamam) in Ayder and hot springs facilities.
Overnight at the hotel in Ayder.

Day 5: Transfer from Ayder to Trabzon airport
We will have breakfast at the hotel and short sightseeing of Ayder. Then we will drive to Trabzon airport.
Based on departure time, we can stop on the way by Rize Cotton Factory Shop and Sürmene Knife Factory Shop.

Included in full service option

  • 2 nights: hotel accommodation
  • 2 nights: camping accommodation
  • 4 Breakfasts, 4 lunch boxes, 4 dinners
  • National Park Entrance Fees
  • Airport transfers
  • Highland transportation
  • Mules to carry camping materials from Olgunlar to Dilberdüzü, from Dilberdüzü to Dibedüz
  • Camping in Dilberdüzü and Dibedüz (tents, foam sleeping pads, etc.)
  • Cooking staff for dinners and breakfasts
  • Travel health insurances
  • 5 days local trekking guide in English

Not included

  • Domestic flights
  • Alcoholic beverages

Photos from our tours

Do you have any questions ? Please feel free to contact us.