Ancient Anatolia Tour

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Duration 📅

6 Days

Flights ✈️

International flights are NOT included

Airport Transfer 🧳

Drop-Off, Pickup

Accommodation 🛏️

3 Star Hotel

Tour Size 🧑🏻‍🤝‍🧑🏻


Transport 🚍

Airconditioned Vehicle

Language 🌐

Arabic, English, French, German, Turkish

Difficulty 🚥


Visa 🛂

NOT Included


5 Nights Accommodation
Tour Guide
Entry Fees

From: $1,100.00

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💎 Why we love it ?

Most tourists neglect to visit hidden beauties in the southeast part of Turkey. This region is full of history and culture. If you still have time to visit Turkey, you are welcome to our Ancient Anatolia tour. You will have amazing experiences in our Ancient Anatolia tour. Since summertime is so hot, we just arrange this tour through April-June and September-November. Starting from Adiyaman, we will be covering the most essential destinations in Diyarbakir, Mardin, Sanliurfa, and Gaziantep. The program ends in Gaziantep.

🏁 Tour Itinerary: Ancient Anatolia Tour

Day 1 – Welcome to the Southeast Part of Turkey

We welcome you to Adiyaman or Malatya Airport for this tour. Both airports are fine to pick you up. If you are a group in Cappadocia, we can also pick you up from your hotel. We transfer you to the hotel. Have a rest and be ready for the tour the next day!
🏚️ Accommodation: Overnight in Adiyaman.

Day 2 – Explore Mount Nemrut in Adiyaman (B)

Having a nice breakfast at the hotel, let’s drive to Mount Nemrut which is listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO. Climbing the mountain and watching the sunrise is a truly spiritual experience in Mount Nemrut. You will see huge statues that have been witnessing the wonder of the universe for thousands of years. Visit Arsemia which was the capital of the Commagene Kingdom. See mausoleum of the King there. Also, see the amazing Severan Bridge which is the roman Bridge of Cendere. After discovering this ancient site, let’s drive to Diyarbakir and overnight there.
🏚️ Accommodation: Overnight in Diyarbakir.

Day 3 – Conquer the City Walls in Diyarbakir (B)

Welcome to the hearth of the east to Diyarbakir. Diyarbakir is considered as the leading biggest city in the east part. You can see a summary of the east culture here in Diyarbakir. First, let’s visit the city walls of Diyarbakir, which has been a symbol of the city. Then, visit Great Mosque, Hasanpasa Han, Suluklu Han, Old Bridge on Tigrits River, and Behrampasa Mosque to discover local life in Diyarbakir. Afterward, let’s visit St. Giragos Armenian Church, Virgin Mary Ancient Assyrian Church, Mar Petyun Keldani Catholic Church, and Diyarbakir Archeology Museum. Meanwhile, let’s visit Diyarbakir’s local market and Zerzevan Castle. After all, let’s move to Mardin (1-hour drive).

🏚️ Accommodation: Overnight in Mardin.

Day 4 – Experience Different Cultures in Mardin (B)

Today, we will discover Mardin where different cultures and religions meet and live together. Let’s visit Deyrulzafaran Monastery, Dara Mesopotamia Ruins, Kasimiye Madrasha, Great Mosque of Mardin, Mardin Museum, and Zinciriye Medrasha. Shop at local markets and taste delicious local food in Mardin. Also, discover Mardin castle, Sabanci City Museum, Kirklar Church, Saint Hirmiz Chaldean Church, and Latifiye Mosque. Then, move to Sanliurfa (a 2-hour drive).

🏚️ Accommodation: Overnight in Sanliurfa.

Day 5 – Visit Zero Point of Humanity at Gobeklitepe in Sanliurfa (B)

Our tour will start from Harran ruins. Then, we will move to Gobeklitepe’s ancient site which has changed the history of humanity. Discovered in the 21st century and listed in UNESCO’s world heritage site, Gobeklitepe has been considered as the zero points of humanity. Then, let’s visit the cave of Abraham where the Prophet Abraham lived. Afterward, let’s see Urfa Castle, Balikligol, Halilul Rahman Mosque. Also, stop by the local market in Sanliurfa and taste local food there. Then, move to Gaziantep (1.5-hour drive).

🏚️ Accommodation: Overnight in Gaziantep.

Day 6 – Discover Zeugma in Gaziantep (B)

Today, let’s first visit the Zeugma Mosaic Museum. Then let’s have a city tour of Gaziantep. Visit Roman Castle. Stop by traditional spice merchants and the old market. See Gaziantep Castle. Experience and taste Turkey’s popular Gaziantep cuisine. Taste delicious Gaziantep baklava and Katmer with pistachio. This is the end of our tour. We will transfer you to the airport based on your flight schedule. If you are willing to go to Cappadocia, you can also customize your trip to be transferred to Cappadocia as well.

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  1. hakan n

    Alican is an expert on communication and understanding the needs of customers. Impression on the first meet is like the same when our tour got ended.

    I am sure that we will be in contact in future.

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