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  • 12 Day Eastern Anatolia Tour
  • 12 Day Eastern Anatolia Tour
  • 12 Day Eastern Anatolia Tour
  • 12 Day Eastern Anatolia Tour
  • 12 Day Eastern Anatolia Tour
  • 12 Day Eastern Anatolia Tour
  • 12 Day Eastern Anatolia Tour
  • 12 Day Eastern Anatolia Tour
  • 12 Day Eastern Anatolia Tour
  • 12 Day Eastern Anatolia Tour

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Duration
12 days
Tour languages
English
Guiding type
Fully guided
Group size
1 - 100
Hygiene protocol
Included
Budget Class
Comfort
Physical Rating
Relaxing
Suitable ages
0 - 99
Pickup Location
Trabzon Inte...
Dropoff Location
Gaziantep In...
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Tour overview

Beginning in Trabzon – the ancient city of Trebizond- taking in such sights as Ani, the palace of Ishak Pasha, Ararat, the soon to be sunken ruins of Hasankeyf, the astounding mountain top monument to man’s folly on Nemrut and finishing up at the ancient home of the patriarch Abraham before returning to Istanbul, the capital of ancient empires past. This really is Eastern Turkey travel at its best.


Itinerary

(Lunch and Dinner included) Arrive Trabzon. Visit to the 14th century Byzantine church of Hagia Sofia overlooking the Black Sea before proceeding to the cliff side monastery of the Virgin Mary at Sumela in the Altindere national park. From Sumela, we drive along the coast of the Black Sea to Hopa on the Georgian border where we will spend the night. Dinner and overnight Artvin.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) We depart Hopa for Erzurum via Artvin after the breakfast, Ishan and the spectacular Georgian Valleys. Dinner and overnight in Erzurum.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) First the breakfast and then the sightseeing in Erzurum before departing for Kars via the Aras River valley and the First World War battlefield site of Sarakimis. After arriving at Kars, we will continue to visit the ancient Armenian city of Ani on the Arpacay River. Dinner and overnight in Kars.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) On to Dogubeyazit after the breakfast and passed the Biblical mountain of Ararat to visit the Ishak Pasha Saray and then on to the city of Van where we will spend the night. Overnight Van.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) Sightseeing in the Van region upon breakfast including a visit to the 17th century fortress of Hosap, sitting astride the ancient Silk Road into Persia and the Orient. In the afternoon, we will visit the island of Akdamar in Lake Van to visit the 10th century Church of the Holy Cross. Dinner and overnight in Van.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) After the breakfast, we depart Van along the southern shore of Lake Van for Tatvan and then to visit the great Volcano Crater of Nemrut and the Seljuk monuments of Ahlat. Dinner and overnight in Tatvan.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) After the breakfast, we continue down the Bitlis Gorge, via the city of Batman, to the town Hasankeyf for lunch. In Hasankeyf (soon to be submerged under the lake of a new dam on the Tigris) we will visit some of the many caves and the ruins of the medieval Byzantine City. On our way west to Mardin, we will stop in Midyat to see the Silver Bazaar. Arrive to Mardin visit Kasimiye Medrese. Dinner and overnight in Mardin.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) After breakfast, we visit Deir-Al-Zafaran (Saffron Monastery). The Saffron Monastery was once the ancient center of the Syriac Christian Patriarchy. This site has been the center of religious worship for many centuries, the monastery itself is built over an ancient temple, built in 1000 BC and dedicated to the worship of the sun and which now provides the foundations to the main part of the monastery buildings – it is a fascinating structure as the roof of the temple to the sun is, essentially, a flat arch! From Mardin, we will travel northwest to Diyarbakir to see the 10 Arches Bridge on the Tigris River. Dinner and overnight Diyarbakir.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) Sightseeing in Diyarbakir after breakfast: the Ulu Cami (Mar Thoma)(Mosque and Church), then visit the Great wall. Leave for Nemrut via the ferry over the Euiphratesry arriving in Narlice Village in Nemrut National Park. We will travel to the top of Mount Nemrut, Tombs of Commagene Kingdom and the Colossal Statues of Gods. Climbing up to Tumulus of Antiochos, the capital of Kommagene, we will watch the sun set from the summit of Nemrut. This ancient funerary monument at the peak of Mt Nemrut was forgotten and lost to memory for nearly 2000 years. Dinner and Overnight near Nemrut in Adiyaman.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) After breakfast, you will see Karakus Tumulus, a burial sanctuary and the Cendere Bridge, erected by the XVI Legion in the honour of Roman Emperor Septimus Severus, before proceeding to for Urfa. Via Urfa, we will visit Ataturk dam a part of the giant South East Anatolia Project. Arriving in Urfa, we will visit the Holy Pools of Abraham and the cave where, tradition tells us, the Prophet Abraham was born. Visit the Bazaar. Overnight Sanliurfa.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) After breakfast, we will visit the on-going archaeological dig at GobekliTepe. The most important archaeological dig currently being undertaken anywhere in the world – this site represents a major shift in our understanding of man’s early history. Here lie the remains of the earliest religious structures built by man yet to be discovered. At about 11000-13000 years old and pre-dating pottery, writing, Stonehenge and the Pyramids! We, then, depart for Gaziantep where we will visit the stunning mosaic museum which houses a priceless collection of mosaics from the now sunken city of Zeugma. We will visit the citadel and the Old Town of Gaziantep. Dinner and overnight in Gaziantep.

VISITED PLACES

(Breakfast included) Today, we depart for Gaziantep airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul and then back to home after breakfast. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Booking.

VISITED PLACES

Routes

Included

1 night hotel accommodation in Artvin - Villa Da butik & Hotel

1 night hotel accommodation in Erzurum - Bora Park Hotel

1 night hotel accommodation in Kars - Katarina Sarayı

2 nights’ hotel accommodation in Van - Moonlight Hotel Van

1 night hotel accommodation in Tatvan - Taşar Royal Hotel

1 night hotel accomodation in Mardin - Kaya ninova Hotel

1 night hotel accommodation in Diyarbakir - Novotel Hotel Diyarbakır

1 night hotel accommodation in Nemrut - Zeus Hotel

1 night hotel accommodation in Sanliurfa - Elruha Hotel

1 night hotel accommodation in Gaziantep - BEST WESTERN Ravanda Hotel


PS: If This hotel list not available at the time of your booking then we will arrange smilar other hotel for your group. If you prefer a Different category hotel, there might be an additional cost

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Domestic flight ticket from Gaziantep to Istanbul

Professional English - speaking tour guides

11 open buffet breakfasts

11 local dinners at hotels

11 local lunches during to tours

Arrival Airport transfer from Trabzon airport

Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non - smoking coach

Return Airport transfer

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Guided Trabzon tour

Guided Arvin tour

Guided Erzurum tour

Guided Kars tour

Guided Van tour

Guided Diyarbakır tour

Guided Tatvan tour

Guided Mardin Tour

Guided Numrut tour

Guided Gobekli Tepe & Sanlıurfa tour

Guided Gaziantep Tour

Guided Sirince village tour and wine tasting

All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

THINGS TO BE CHECKED PRIOR THE TOUR;

Please check the information below before your departure

1- International Flight Tickets

2- Tour itinenary

3- Confirmation received from us to include Hotel reservations etc.

4- Domestic Flight Tickets if any (Please check your title/name spelling printed correctly)

5- Passport Validation Terms

6- Visa if needed (check before your trip for the dates on your visa )

7- If visa needed, please ask us for invitation letter to ease the visa application process

8- Flight details for on time Airport transfer services

9- Observe the luggage limitation by Airlines for domestic flights ifa ny

10- Obtain emergency contact details from our office

Excluded

Insurance: All types

Personal expenses: extras at hotel or additional meals

Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

International or Domestic flights

City Tax

Turkey entry visa

Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry

Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section

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TravelShop Booking Credits can be collected and spent within certain rules as a discount for its products

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  • 3. 1 Credit is equal to 1 € (for USD please check the exchange rates).
  • 4. Every member receives 20 € Welcome Credits regardless of how they joined the system.
  • 5. Any kind of credit can not be used on the first bookings. You can use them on your second and next bookings as a discount.
  • 6. Travelshopbooking can arrange campaigns about gaining and spending Credits at certain times and keep the right to change the rules of the campaigns.
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  • 8. All the Credits have to be used within the next year from the first booking. Unused credits are automatically deleted from the system after 1 year.
  • 9. Only travelshopbooking.com members can collect and use credits.
  • 10. The credits are assigned to your account after your first booking on the system. They can be used as a discount starting with your second and next bookings.
  • 11. Each product/tour listed in our online store, has its own credit. Credits have been shown in the price information section on the right side of the product detail page. Every product that has been ordered earns you credits equal to the quantity of your order. So as you shop, your credit will increase.
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  6. • Book your next trip.
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Attention:

  1. • Invitation credits cannot be earned by married couples, parents, and children, or those who live together and are younger than 18 years old. No problem with the cousins, co-workers, second-degree relatives, and else…
  2. • As mentioned on the main page 'Lowest Price Guarantee’ section, if you find a better price for the same services within 24 hours of booking, the difference is refunded as a credit to your account.

Travelshopbooking holds the right to cancel travel credit if suspected of any abuse, gaming, or misuse that is contrary to the principles of all kinds of Credit programs.

Regards.