4 Day Ardahan City & Cooking Tour

From Kars to Ardahan, 4 days

Tour Overview

Tour Language(s):
Group Size:
1 - 100
Suitable Ages:
0 - 99
Tour Provider:
Travel Shop Booking

Ardahan is located in Eastern Anatolia Region, you can explore nature and beauties of city; Archeology, Arcitechture and lots of things.If you would like to see something different in your life and if you like cooking or want to learn how to cook, we offer you very special itinerary to learn very good Turkish cuisines with smiley and friendly Turkish people. In this tour package you will not only have a chance to taste local foods but also you will learn how to cook them.

Tour route map


Ardahan Castle-Seytan Castle-Kinzi Castle-Kalecik Castle-Kurtkale-Kirnav Castle-Akcakale Island-Cildir Lake-Cooking Lesson


Meet at the Kars Airport and transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Ardahan. Overnight in Ardahan.

(Breakfast included)

Pick up from your hotel and depart to Ardahan City tour. There are many castles in Ardahan. We will visit castles of city. First stop will beArdahan Castle. Ardahan Castle, which was built in the Ottoman era under the order of Sultan Suleyman in the mid-16th century, has managed to reach the present day. In the prehistoric studies carried out around castle, findings from the ancient Bronze Age were obtained. Continue to Seytan(Devil) Castle, The castle was used continuously from the Hellenistic era to the Ottoman period, and was renovated or modified by each of its occupiers. It hosts cisterns, a staircase that descends to the water and a chapel. ThenKinzi Castle,It is a Castle thought to have been built before Christ. Then head toKalecik Castle, It is a castle thought to have been built by the Urartians in the 8th century BC.After Kalecik Castle we will visit to Kurtkale(Wolf’s Castle),next to border of Georgia. Then continue to Kirnav Castle, The exact construction date of this castle is also unknown. However, it is remarkable that today's ruins have the same wall technique as the ruins of Ardahan Castle.Then we will visit toCildir Lake, is a large freshwater lake in the Ardahan Provinceandwe will see Akcakale Island. After the tour transfer back to your hotel in Ardahan.Overnight in Ardahan.

(Breakfast and lunch included)

After breakfast, we take our guests from the hotel and depart to a local restaurant for your professional cooking lesson. You participate in your first Turkish cooking lesson: During our Ardahan cooking tour, you will taste various flavors of Ardahan Region and you will enjoy to cook & taste local food like Ayran Soup, Katmer, Feselli and Pisi. After lunch you will depart to city center for free time and shopping before returning to your hotel. After the tour drop back to your hotel. Overnight in Ardahan.

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast the day is yours till your departure transfer to Kars Airport. We will transfer you to Airport and you will flight back home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Booking Tour. Thank you for choosing TravelShop Booking.


3 nights accommodation at Ipekyolu Hotel

Professional English - speaking tour guides

3 Breakfasts

1 Lunch

Arrival transfer from Kars Airport to Hotel in Ardahan

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

Return transfer from Hotel in Ardahan to Kars Airport

Guided Ardahan City Tour

Guided Cooking Lesson & Shopping Tour 

All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Hotel Room Taxes, Tours& Transfer Taxes


International and Domestic Flights

Insurance: All types

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

Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers



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