Istanbul,Cappadocia, Nemrut, Sanliurfa, Gobeklitepe, Harran, Cappadocia

Hotel in Cappadocia

Day 1 : Morning flight from Istanbul & Northern Cappadocia Tour (L)

Transfer to Ataturk Airport and early morning flight to Cappadocia.

Meeting assistance and transfer to the agency.  We will deliver your luggage to your hotel meanwhile. .

Fullday Northern Cappadocia tour including transfers, guide and entrance fee. This tour will cover the most famous parts of the region such as Goreme Open Air Museum, Avanos, Urgup, Dervent Valley and other sites. Lunch will be served during the tour in a nice Turkish Restaurant.

Transfer back & overnight in your Cappadocia hotel.

Day 2 : Drive to Kahta / Adiyaman by Bus (B/L/D)

Meet the guide and driver in the hotel at 08:00am, and depart from Cappadocia. After passing Kayseri, we visit the Seljuk Karatayhan Caravanserai on the famous Silk Road. We then drive for lunch through the Taurus Mountains, affording us the opportunity to observe the countryside and everyday life of rural Turkey. After lunch we drive to Kahramanmaras for a different experience-tasting best ice-cream in Turkey. We then drive to Kahta and check-in  to our hotel.

Half board hotel accommodation in Kahta or Adiyaman .

Day 3 :  Nemrut – Commagene – Urfa – Harran – Gobeklitepe (B/L)

Breakfast at your hotel included

Nemrud Mountain Sunrise & Urfa Tours:

We depart from hotel very early in the morning up to the Mount Nemrut. At the end of the road, we get off the van and walk twenty-five minutes until the summit. Here we watch the memorable sunrise between the colossal size statues and heads of the kings and Gods. We then visit Arsemia which was once the capital of the Commagene Kingdom before continues to the ancient Septimus Severus Bridge bridge over the Cendere stream, and the Karakus tumulus where members of the royal family were buried. We keep driving to Sanliurfa and Harran. We visit the Ataturk Dam which is the biggest dam in the Middle East, en route. We check-in the hotel in Sanliurfa and have lunch there. After lunch we visit Abraham’s Cave and the Pools of Holy Carp surrounding it. We then walk around oriental covered bazaar and Gümrükhan. We drive to Harran a village of Mud-Brick “beehive” houses mentioned in the book of genesis where Abraham spent the last years of his life. We also visit Gobeklitepe which is one of the earliest temples of the world. Dinner and overnight in Sanliurfa.

Lunch during the tour and dinner in your hotel included.

Hotel accommodation in Urfa.

Note: Nemrut tours are not operated in winter season because the mountain road is not used after snow fall, usually between mid October until the end of April.

Day 4 :  Return to Cappadocia by bus via Brecik (B/L)

Breakfast in your hotel (included)

Departure from Sanliurfa to Adana-Birecik which is famous for its bald-ibis (Kel aynak) birds. There is a breeding farm of Bald İbis birds in the area. Northern Bald Ibis is in the Red List of Threatened Species published by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources). These birds are almost being extinct as very few of them left in the world, in Turkey for example it can be seen only in the Birecik district of Sanliurfa. Having  lunch en route, drive up through Taurus Mountains and start the return journey to Cappadocia. Lunch included.

Hotel accommodation in Cappadocia.

Day 5 : Southern Cappadocia Tour – Evening Flight to Istanbul (B/L)

Full day Southern Cappadocia Tour including transfers, entrance fees and lunch. This tour will cover Pigeon (Guvercinlik) Valley, Uchisar Castle, Kaymakli Valley and some other major r sites. Lunch in a typical Turkish restaurant during the day tour is included.

Transfer to airport at the end of the tour.

Evening flight to Istanbul.Meeting assistance and transfer to your hotel.