Urfa Tour – Tour Info:
Tour Days: All year round
Duration: 2 Days
Status: Only in Private basis
Pick up time: To be confirmed
Note: This tour can be customized upon your request
Your Flight to Adiyaman & Full Day Mount Nemrut Tour
Your journey to Adiyaman will start picking you up from your hotel and transferring to Istanbul Airport for your flight to Adiyaman, on your arrival, we will pick you from Adiyaman Airport and depart our full-day tour.
On the way to Mount Nemrut, we will visit the Karakus Tumulus (Black Bird Burial Mound), then the Roman Bridge at Cendere, followed by the old castle (Asemia) and the new castle at Kahta.
We will then head to the summit of Mount Nemrut.
Before the sun sets, we will explore this fascinating UNESCO World Heritage site, featuring the tomb of the famous king Antiochus, surrounded by dozens of statues, as well as reliefs depicting the oldest known images of humans shaking hands.
We will watch the sunset from the summit of Mount Nemrut from west and east terraces.
End of the tour, we will drive back to Kahta and check in to your hotel.
Overnight in Kahta
Full-Day Gobekli Tepe, Harran & Sanliurfa Tour & Flight to Istanbul
After an early breakfast at your hotel, we will depart for Urfa, on our way, we will have a short break on the panoramic hill next to Ataturk Dam which is the 3rd biggest dam in the world. In our boat trip departing from Halfeti, we will visit Daughter of King Cave, sunken city Savasan Koyu, and Rum Kale.
After disembarking, we will drive to historical Harran one of the world’s oldest cities, the home of the prophet Abraham/Ibrahim, and later an important stop on the Silk Road. You will have ample to take pictures of the “beehive houses”, which have survived for over 3000 years despite being built only from the mud.
After our visit to the first and the biggest Islamic University, we will drive to Urfa to see the ongoing archaeological excavation at Gobekli Tepe, which is the oldest known temple in the world, pre-dating Stonehenge by 6000 years.
Upon arrival in Sanliurfa, our first stop is the ongoing archaeological dig at Gobekli Tepe, which is the oldest known temple in the world, pre-dating Stonehenge by 6000 years.
After a guided tour and photo opportunity at Gobekli Tepe, we return to Sanliurfa, where we will visit the Archaeology and Mosaic Museum, which is the largest museum complex in Turkey. Here you can see life-size replicas of the megaliths from Gobekli Tepe.
After the museum, we visit Abraham Pool. This is a highly sacred site for Christians and Muslims, as it is thought to be where Abraham/Ibrahim was thrown into the fire before God turned the fire to water and turned the burning logs to fish.
Following a short tour in Urfa Bazaar, we will transfer you to Urfa Airport for your flight to Istanbul, on your arrival we will pick you up from Istanbul Airport and transfer you to your Istanbul hotel.
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