6 Day-Cappadocia, Gobekli Tepe, Mt.Nemrut and Antep Private Tour from Istanbul

Duration: 6 days
Destination: Turkey, Adiyaman Province, Southeastern Anatolia
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  • 6 days
  • Southeastern Anatolia
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Overview

This 6 days fully customizable private tour cover Cappadocia, Mt.Nemrut, Gobekli Tepe, Sanliurfa and Gaziantep.
This tour offers you comfortable, safe, fast and unique travel experience among the southern east of Turkey.

After you amazed in Cappadocia with hot air balloons and unique geography, you will have chance to see visit the World's first temple which is older than Stonehenge, UK.

The statues of gods placed in three directions of the tumulus are so fascinating that they are enough to be included in the UNESCO world heritage list.Statues at Mt. Nemrut's terraces will take you back to 109 BC – 72 AD

After you visit the cave where the prophet Abraham was born you will not regret to taste delicious kebabs.

Fascinating mosaics of Zeugma Museum will impress you as much as baklava.Gaziantep also known as capital of gastronomy.

Itinerary

Day 1: Flight to Cappadocia & Red Tour

Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia
Our driver will be ready at your Istanbul hotel and transfer you to Istanbul Airport for Cappadocia flight.
Istanbul hotel pick up time is between 04.15 am and 6.30 am, depend on exact flight time.
Departure time, which is specified as 9.00 am, is approximately the time of the flight.
When you landed to Cappadocia we will welcome you to Kayseri or Nevsehir airport and transfer to Cappadocia.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Uchisar Castle, Uchisar Turkey
Our first stop is the fantastic view point of Uchisar Castle where you will receive information about the rich history of Cappadocia and the unique rock formations.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Goreme Open-Air Museum, Merkez, Muze Cd., Goreme 50180 Turkey
After the panoramic view point, we visit the Goreme Open Air Museum. Your guide will explain the meanings of frescoes covering the walls of thousand-year-old cave churches as you explore this spectacular UNESCO World Heritage site.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Avanos, Avanos, Cappadocia
We will visit Avanos, one of the oldest settlements in Cappadocia. We're having a rich lunch here. Then we will visit the pottery workshop, one of the most important handicrafts of Cappadocia. We will also take a short walk along the banks of the Red River, Turkey's longest river.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Fairy Chimneys, Goreme Turkey
Here we will explore Pasabag, where is also commonly known as Monks Valley. You will have chance to see the famous mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys as well as St. Simeon’s monk cell carved into the rock.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Devrent Valley, Devrent Mevkii No:1 Urgup Yolu, 50500 Turkey
After Pasabag, we will drive to Devrent Valley is well known as imagination valley where you can take fantastic pictures with animal-shaped rock formations.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia
We will make a short visit to a cooperative where world-famous Turkish carpets are produced and learn the intricacies of this thousands of years of art.
Duration: 20 minutes

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight in cave- stone hotel (Alfina Cave Hotel, Cappadocia Inn Hotel or similar)

Day 2: Optional Hot Air Balloon Ride & Green Tour

Stop At: Goreme, Goreme, Cappadocia
If you wish, you can join the hot air balloon flight at sunrise.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Goreme Panorama, Uchisar Yolu uzeri 1.km, Goreme 50180 Turkey
With your guide picking you up from your hotel, you'll get a chance to watch the iconic town of Goreme from a panoramic hill.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Red Valley, Nevsehir Ortahisar, Nevsehir 50650 Turkey
We will start our hike in the beautiful Red/Rose Valley which will take approximately 4 km and slightly more than one hour. We will see fairy-chimneys, local farms, pigeon houses and cave chapels. Your guide will give information about the history and the unique formations of Cappadocia during the hike. At the end of the hike we will have a quick stop at Cavusin Old Greek Village
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Love Valley, Goreme 50180 Turkey
After hiking in Red Valley , we will drive to Love Valley to take amazing pictures of pillar-shaped rock formations of Cappadocia
Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Goreme, Goreme, Cappadocia
In the historic town of Goreme, we will have a rich lunch with great Turkish kebabs.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Kaymakli Underground City, Derinkuyu Turkey
After lunch we will visit carved Kaymakli Underground City which was used by early Christians as a shelter to hide themselves against their enemies.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Pigeon Valley, Uchisar KasabasI Nevşehir Kapadokya, Goreme 50240 Turkey
After our visit to the underground city, we will visit The Pigeon Valley, the oldest and most popular valley in Cappadocia. Your guide will give you information about pigeon houses and its importance to Cappadocia.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Uchisar, Uchisar, Cappadocia
Cappadocia is a volcanic region and is home to many semi-precious stones. We're going to make a short visit to a workshop where these stones are processed.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia
At the end of the tour we will drop you off to your hotel.
Duration: 15 minutes

Meals included:


Accommodation included: Overnight in cave- stone hotel (Alfina Cave Hotel, Cappadocia Inn Hotel or similar)

Day 3: Private Transfer to Mt.Nemrut from Cappadocia

Stop At: Mount Nemrut, Adiyaman 50100 Turkey
After breakfast at hotel, check out and drive to Adiyaman. Stop at Kahramanmaras for lunch and a taste of its famous ice cream.

Upon arrival to Kahta, check in to hotel and take a rest.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:


Accommodation included: Overnight in Adiyaman (Hilton Garden Inn or similar)

Day 4: Sunrise at Mt. Nemrut & Arsemia Old City

Stop At: Mount Nemrut, Adiyaman 50100 Turkey
Early morning drive to the summit of the mount Nemrut (one of the most popular UNESCO world cultural heritage sites), watching the sunset, be amazed by the colossal heads and statues of ancient deities, as you step into mythology. This extraordinary landmark rests at an elevation of 8000 ft. The mountain top complex is composed of two flattened areas strewn with statues and separated by a false peak of crushed rock. Antiochus built the entire complex approximately 2000 years ago as a monument to his divine ancestry. Also definitely take time to visit the old castle, Arsemeia, cross over the still functioning Cendere Bridge (Septimius Severus bridge) dating all the way back to the 3rd century and Tumulus Tomb of Karakus.

After visiting Nemrut and Arsemia we will drive to Sanliurfa and Harran. On the way to Sanlıurfa we will have a tea break at Ataturk Dam, which is the biggest dam in Middle east.

Upon arrival, check in our hotel and take a rest.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:


Accommodation included: Overnight in Sanliurfa (Hilton Garden Inn or similar)

Day 5: Göbeklitepe & Abraham’s Cave Tour

Stop At: Sanliurfa, Sanliurfa, Sanliurfa Province
After breakfast, start exploring Sanliurfa. Urfa has been occupied since the Babylonians followed by the Hurrites, Hittites, Assyrians, Greeks. We will visit Urfa Archaeological Museum. This museum exhibit a huge collection, founded from Harran and Gobeklitepe Area. We will also visit the holy sites at the Ainzelha, a lake with millions of domesticated fish. While in Urfa we will visit the cave where the prophet Abraham was born. Then, walk through the local covered bazaar of Sanliurfa. Walk through the town to discover the many hidden treasures.

We will have a delicious lunch with kebabs. After lunch we will visit nearby Harran and see the incredible beehive houses. Harran- according to the Bible- was the site where prophet Abraham spent a few years with his family before moving on to Israel, the Promised Land. There are exceptional photo opportunities in this area.


Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Gobekli Tepe, Dağeteği Mahallesi, Sanliurfa 63290 Turkey
In the afternoon you will see Gobekli Tepe, a hilltop sanctuary erected on the highest point of an elongated mountain ridge some 15 km northeast of the town of Urfa. Gobekli Tepe which is believed the first temple of the World. It was built roughly twelve thousand years ago, circa 10,000 BC.

Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:


Accommodation included: Overnight in Sanliurfa (Hilton Garden Inn or similar)

Day 6: Gaziantep City and Zeugma Mosaic Museum & Flight Back to Istanbul

Stop At: Zeugma Mosaic Museum, Mithatpasa Mahallesi Haci Sani Konukoglu Bulvari Sehitkamil, Gaziantep 27500 Turkey
After breakfast at hotel, check out and drive to Gaziantep. We will first visit Gaziantep Mosaic Museum. This museum exhibit superb mosaic discovered at the Roman site of Belkis-Zeugma before the Birecik Dam flooded most of the site. We will visit the old city castle which is located in the center of the city and copper bazaar. This bazaar is one of the most special and oldest bazaars in Turkey. You can find variety of copper handcrafts. We will also have the chance to taste famous baklava; a sweet pastry made of layers of filo filled with chopped nuts and sweetened and held together with syrup or honey (Baklava is originally from Gaziantep).


Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Gaziantep, Gaziantep, Gaziantep Province
After visiting the city, drive to airport for your evening flight back to Istanbul.

Upon your arrival to Istanbul, we will meet you and transfer to your hotel.

End of our services
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:


No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions
  • 5x Breakfast
  • 6x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Private transportation
  • Private guide
  • Entrance tickets to museums and sights as shown on itinerary
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Domestic flight tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Goreme Open-Air Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Fairy Chimneys
  • Entry/Admission - Kaymakli Underground City
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Nemrut
  • Entry/Admission - Gobekli Tepe
  • Entry/Admission - Zeugma Mosaic Museum

Exclusions
  • Dinners
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips (optional)
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick you up from airport or any hotel in İstanbul

Ports

  • Istanbul Airport


Departure Time

08:30 AM

Voucher info

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

Duration

6 days

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

AbrahamF144

15 May, 2022

Everything was perfect in the trip. A private high class van picks you up from all places. The drivers are very professional. I was travelling with Turan (the guide). He is native from Cappadocia and knows all secrets of the area. He is high-qualified and a great person. The trip is flexible and they follow all your requirements. Highly recommended.

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