Mt. Nemrut : The Throne of the Gods... (1 Night 2 Days)

Duration: 2 days
Destination: Turkey, Cappadocia, Goreme
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  • Goreme
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Overview

Southeastern Turkey will offer you a complete different experinces. Not only by those sites on the itinenary but also the food and the culture. You'll see the oldest temple of the world, Göbeklitepe ( 10 000 BC ) and the tumuli of Nemrut at the top of the mountain ( 2200 m ). Besides these, the unique pieces of mosaic depicting Amazon Queens hunting lions, the cave where Prophet Abraham was born.

Moreover, you'll taste the best kebabs in Turkey. Of course, we'll stop on the way to taste the best Baklava in its origin city, Antep, where we grow pistachios.

Itinerary

Day 1: Mt. Nemrut : The Thrones of The Gods

Stop At: Mount Nemrut, Adiyaman 50100 Turkey
Mt Nemrut is the national park of the neighbouring area of the tumuli including the tumuli of Karakuş and Arsemia, summer palaces of the kings, on the way to the top of the mountain.

Mt. Nemrut is a monumental burial site of King Antiochos of Kommagene Kingdom. On the top of Mt Nemrut, a site of three terraces around the tumuli, the remains of the statues of Gods, Goddesses and of course the king still are there to welcome and offer you a perfect view of his Kingdom.

Besides the history of the site, Mt Nemrut is one of the best sites to see the sunset in Turkey and We'll be there on time and the wine will be our offering.

After sunset, we will drive to the Hotel in the City of Adıyaman.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Karakus Tumulusu, Kahta Turkey
Karakuş is the small tumuli in the national park of Nemrut as the grave of King's mother and the sister. It'll be the first to visit on the site.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cendere Bridge, Kahta Burmapınar, Adiyaman Turkey
One of the best examples of Roman Bridges, Cendere Bridge was constructed by the Roman Legions 2.Century AD in the reign of the Emperor Septimus Severus.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Arsemia Antik Kenti, Kahta Turkey
Arsemia is site of Mt Nemrut as the summer palace area of the Kingdom Kommagene. Today, you can see some examples of reliefs of the palace and the longest inscription.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast: On the way to Nemrut, breakfast will be provided. On the 2nd day, Breakfast will be in the hotel.
Accommodation included: 3 or 4 Star Hotel in Adıyaman City Center

Day 2: The City of Prophets : URFA

Stop At: Potbelly Hill, Orencik, Sanliurfa 63290 Turkey
Göbeklitepe, potbelly hill, is an excavation site where we found the oldest temple of the world, 10 000 BC. It's changed the whole history of the world because we thought people of the age were small groups of hunters and gatherers but these monolit, 7 tones and T-shaped pillars of Göbeklitepe changed and still making us ask many other questions because of the carving of animals and other figures on the pillars.

It'll change more than we expected because we've recently found 2 more sites of these temples in the neighbouring region of Southeastern Turkey.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sanliurfa, Sanliurfa, Sanliurfa Province
As one of the most holiest part of Turkey, The City of Prophets, Şanlıurfa is where you will visit Prophet Abraham's Lake and the cave where he was born. Still you can see the pillars of Abraham on the top of the hill where the castle of Urfa was constructed.

Haleplibahçe Mosaic Museum will offer you one of the rarely found pieces of mosaics, Amazon Queens Hunting Lions. Besides, another rare piece, the ground mosaic of a Assyrian Family Grave can be seen.

Moreover, Urfa is one of the best for Kebabs. You'll have the chance to taste some local meals.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: After the visits in Urfa City, We begin our drive to Cappadocia.

(Apox. 6 Hours )

Inclusions
  • 2x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Nemrut
  • Entry/Admission - Karakus Tumulusu
  • Entry/Admission - Cendere Bridge
  • Entry/Admission - Arsemia Antik Kenti
  • Entry/Admission - Potbelly Hill

Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Tips for the staff
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick you up from any Hotel in Cappadocia

Airports

  • Kayseri Erkilet Airport, Hoca Ahmet Yesevi, Mustafa Kemal Paşa Blv., 38090 Kocasinan/Kayseri, Turkey
  • Nevsehir Kapadokya Airport, Tuzköyü, Nevşehir Kapadokya Havaalanı Girişi, 50900 Gülşehir/Nevşehir, Turkey



Departure Time

7:00 AM

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You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

2 days

If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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