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Black Sea & Eastern Turkey Tours

Itinerary

This 3 day tour starts and ends in Cappadocia, Turkey. Highlights include :- - Göbekli Tepe - Kahramanmaraş - Kahta - Karatay Caravansaray - Mt. Nemrut - Ancient Site - Sanliurfa (Urfa)

2019 - 'Mt Nemrut Eastern Classics Tour'
3 - Day itinerary

Day 1
 

Mt Nemrut, Karatay Caravansaray, Kahramanmaras

Departure in the morning from Cappadocia, we we cross the Tekir plateau towards Adiyaman and Mt Nemrut. Along the way our first stop will be the Seljuk Karatay Caravansaray. The next stop will be Pinarbasi for a short tea break than onto Kahramanmaras which produces Turkey's best ice cream! From here we pass through Adiyaman and visit Arsemia, once the capital of the Commagene Kingdom, before continuing to the ancient Severus (Cendere) Bridge and the Karakus Tumulus where members of the royal family were buried. This evening we will go to Mt Nemrut, ascend the mountain, watch the magical sunrise over the plateau, and visit the massive ancient rock statues. After the sunset we return to Adiyaman.

Overnight Adiyaman
4 star
(L, D)
Day 2
 

Gobekli Tepe, Sanliurfa, Harran

Today we drive to Sanliurfa, visiting Ataturk Dam, Turkey's largest, along. After short break we drive to Gobekli Tepe, predating Stonehenge by some 6,000 years, some believe it is the site of the world's oldest temple. Lunch will be in Sanliurfa and after lunch we visit the Harran, a village of Mud-Brick "beehive" houses mentioned in the book of Genesis where Abraham spend last years of his life. we will visit the ruins of Harran including city walls, oldest Islamic university and the castle dated to eighteen century. We then drive back to Sanliurfa where we will stay and you will have chance to see Mevlid-i Halil Mosque, where you can see the Prophet Abraham Cave and the Pools of the Holy Carp surrounding it, then wander around oriental covered bazaar.

Overnight Sanliurfa (Urfa)
Special
(B, L, D)
Day 3
 

Gaziantep, Istanbul

Departure from Sanliurfa for Gaziantep where you can see the famous Mosaic Museum, the largest in the world and home to the famous 'Gypsy Girl' mosaic. This museum exhibits superb mosaics discovered at the roman site of Belkis - Zeugma before Birecik Dam flooded most of the site. After lunch, we drive across the Taurus Mountains and back to Goreme, Cappadocia.

(B, L)
(B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)
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Notes

Please Note:
1. Single travellers are obliged to pay Single Supplement and will have the hotel room to themselves.
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Inclusions

Tour includes :-
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • Tips except driver and guide
  • Entrance fees
  • 2 nights - accommodation.
    - 1 night
    4 star
    Adiyaman
    - 1 night
    Special
    Sanliurfa (Urfa)
  • 2 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Tour does not include :-
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Highlights

  • Arsemia
  • Ataturk Dam
  • Gaziantep - Mosaic Museum
  • Göbekli Tepe
  • Harran
  • Kahramanmaraş
  • Karakuş Tümülüsü
  • Karatay Caravansaray
  • Mt. Nemrut - Ancient Site
  • Sanliurfa - Mevlid-i Halil Mosque
  • Sanliurfa (Urfa)
  • Severus (Cendere) Bridge
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Accommodation

This is intended to give an idea of the type of accommodation that may be expected. The actual hotels used for any given tour may change due to many reasons such as group size, availability, time of year, hotel standard has dropped or simply we found a better hotel. We update the website immediately if and when any changes take place. If and when we do change hotels it will be to a hotel of equal or higher standard and will be at no extra cost.

Where more than one hotel is shown for a given an overnight stop this means that one of those hotels will be used.

Turkey

Adiyaman
White Star Hotel
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
Yunus Emre Mah.
Atatürk Bulvarı No:384
Merkez
Adiyaman
Ph. :
+90 416 225 01 01
White Star Hotel
White Star Hotel
White Star Hotel
Sanliurfa (Urfa)
Manici Hotel
Standard : Special
Address :-
Balikligöl Civari
Surkav Alisveris Merkezi No. 68
Sanliurfa (Urfa)
Ph. :
+90 (414) 215 99 11
Manici Hotel
Manici Hotel
Manici Hotel
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Prices

Prices
per person in twin share accommodation
From
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Currency:- USD
Cost
S.S.
Single Supplement explanation
14 Apr 2019
31 Dec 2019
255.00
74.00
Deposit Option available for Mt Nemrut Eastern Classics Tour :
 
Booked between
Departing
Deposit
01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2020
01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2020
$ 250.00
Child Discounts available for Mt Nemrut Eastern Classics Tour :
 
Departing between
From Age
To Age
Discount
01 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2020
8
12
25.00 %
* Conditions apply. Please refer to the 'Child Discount Rates' section of our Terms and Conditions.

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