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Rize
Washington
Day 11
11:59 pm
14h 57m
Estimate time
01:56 pm
Plane
10,048 km
Day 12
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Travel Tips

Absolutely! Turkey's Ankara, Amasya, Trabzon, and Rize are places with beautiful landscapes and rich history. Here are some travel tips:

Best Time to Visit:
Ideally, the best time to visit these Turkish cities is from April to June (spring) when the weather is pleasant and comfortable.
Avoid winter season due to severe cold, especially in the northern region.

Route and Accessibility:
You can fly into Esenboğa International Airport in Ankara from where you can travel to the other cities using buses, cars, or domestic flights. Trabzon also has an international airport if you want to start from there.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
Ankara is slightly elevated but shouldn't cause problems. Trabzon and Rize, are coastal cities, which means no issues with altitude sickness. But Amasya, resting in a mountainous area, may need a little bit of acclimatization.

Accommodation and Booking:
Book your accommodations in advance via hotel booking websites. All these cities have a range of accommodations to suit various budgets.

Clothing and Essentials:
Pack according to the season of your visit. Lightweight clothes for summer, warm for winter. Always bring comfortable shoes for sightseeing. A travel adapter might be necessary for your electronics.

Health and Safety:
Turkish cuisine is generally safe to eat. Be aware of your allergies, if any. Tap water is not recommended for drinking. Always have travel insurance for emergencies.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
Turkish people are very hospitable. While visiting religious sites, wear modest clothing. Use greetings like "Merhaba"(Hello) and "Teşekkür ederim"(Thank you). Enjoy the Turkish tea which is a very important part of their culture.

Also, make sure to visit the Ataturk monument in Ankara, the famous Amasya Castle, Trabzon's Hagia Sophia, and the beautiful Firtina Valley in Rize. The Black Sea region has a lot to offer! Enjoy your trip!