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Urfa to Mt Nemrut on a Fascinating 4 days Tour

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Day 1: Cappadocia - Gaziantep

Stop At: Kahramanmaras, Kahramanmaras, Kahramanmaras Province
After some breakfast at your hotel, you will depart from your hotel at approximately 08:00.

Your first stop will be at Kahramanmaras for lunch and a taste of its famous ice cream before continuing onto visit the world-famous Gaziantep Mosaic Museum.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Gaziantep Museum, Istasyon Caddesi, Gaziantep Turkey
This museum exhibits superb mosaics discovered on the Roman site of Belkıs-Zeugma before the Birecik Dam flooded and damaged most of the site.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Gaziantep Castle, City Center, Gaziantep Turkey
We will then visit the old city castle which is located in the centre of the city and copper bazaar which is one of the most special and oldest bazaars in Turkey, and you can find a variety of copper handicrafts.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gaziantep, Gaziantep, Gaziantep Province
We will also have the chance to taste famous baklava; a sweet pastry made of layers of filo full of chopped nuts and sweetened and held together with syrup or honey (Baklava is originally from Gaziantep). After visiting the city, drive to hotel and check-in. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in Gaziantep.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel in Gaziantep

Day 2: Gaziantep - Urfa

Stop At: Sanliurfa, Sanliurfa, Sanliurfa Province
After breakfast, check-out from your hotel and drive to Sanliurfa which has been occupied since the Babylonians were followed by the Hurrites, Hittites, Assyrians and Greeks.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sanliurfa Arkeoloji ve Mozaik Muzesi, Haleplibahce Mahallesi, 2372. Sk. Eyyubiye, Sanliurfa Turkey
Today we will visit Urfa Archaeological Museum that exhibits a vast collection, founded from Harran and Gobekli Tepe Area. We will also see the holy sites at the Ainzelha, which is a lake that has millions of domesticated fish.

We will also visit the cave where the prophet Abraham was born then, walk through the local, covered bazaar of Sanliurfa.

Walk through the town to discover the many hidden treasures then the evening is at your leisure.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel in Urfa

Day 3: Sanliurfa – Mt. Nemrut

Stop At: Harran Ruins, Harran Turkey
After you have had breakfast at the hotel, we will visit nearby Harran and see the incredible beehive houses. Harran which the Bible states were the place where prophet Abraham spent some years with his family before moving to Israel, the Promised Land. There are some exceptional photo opportunities in this area.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Potbelly Hill, Gobeklitepe Orencik Mahallesi, Sanliurfa 63290 Turkey
In the afternoon drive to Kahta city and on the way, you will see Gobekli Tepe, a hilltop sanctuary that is erected on the highest point of a mountain ridge 15 km northeast of the town of Urfa.

What makes Gobeklitepe different in its class is the date it was constructed, which is around twelve thousand years ago, in 10,000 BC.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Mount Nemrut, Adiyaman 50100 Turkey
In the afternoon take a hike to the summit of the mount Nemrut (one of the most popular UNESCO world cultural heritage sites) and watch the sunset, be in awe of the colossal heads and the statues of ancient deities, as you take a step into mythology. This magnificent landmark sits at an elevation of 8000 ft.

The mountain top complex is made up of two flat areas that are strewn with statues and are separated by a false peak of crushed rock. Antiochus constructed the entire complex around 2000 years ago as a dedication to his divine ancestry.

Also, you should take time to visit the old castle, Arsemeia, cross over the still functioning Cendere Bridge (Septimius Severus bridge) dating back to the 3rd century and Tumulus Tomb of Karakus.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel in Adiyaman

Day 4: Departure Day

Stop At: Adiyaman Airport, 02000 Adıyaman Merkez/Adıyaman, Turkey
After you have had breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Adiyaman Airport and fly back to Istanbul or any other destination.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up from your hotel in Gaziantep
Duration
4 days
Inclusions
  • 3x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional and experienced licensed guide during the tours
  • All accommodation
  • Entry fees to the sites and museums
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Entry/Admission - Gaziantep Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Gaziantep Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Sanliurfa Arkeoloji ve Mozaik Muzesi
  • Entry/Admission - Harran Ruins
  • Entry/Admission - Potbelly Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Nemrut
  • Entry/Admission - Adiyaman Airport
Exclusions
  • Other services not mentioned
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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