• 6 Day Hatay City & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Hatay City & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Hatay City & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Hatay City & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Hatay City & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Hatay City & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Hatay City & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Hatay City & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Hatay City & Cooking Tour
  • 6 Day Hatay City & Cooking Tour

Tour overview

Hatay, also called Antakya, is the southernmost city of Turkey and neighbors to the Mediterranean Sea, Syria, Gaziantep,and Adana. Hatay is a culturally diverse city and attracts more than half a million local and international tourists annually. Its history dates back to ancient civilizations with remarkable monuments all around. Hatay’s spectacular cuisine shines with its uniqueness, attracting all food lovers.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Hatay Mosaic Museum-Habib- i Neccar Mosque -Saint Pierre Church-Harbiye Waterfall-Cooking Lesson-Turkish Bath-St. Simon Monastery-Mosas Tree-Hidirbey Village

Itinerary

Meet at the Hatay airport. Transfer to Hatay City and check-in to the Hotel. Overnight in Hatay.

VISITED PLACES

Hatay

(Breakfast included)

We will pick you up from your hotel early in the morning. The first visit to Hatay Mosaic Museum is the world's second-largest mosaic museum, home to one of the largest mosaic collections in the world. The symbols of the richness and magnificence of days in Antakya and unique mosaics are being displayed here. After then depart to Habib-i Neccar Mosque is the first mosque in Anatolia. This mosque also beside a synagogue and a church, you can see people’s toleration of each other in this city. And go to Saint Pierre Church is the first cave church in the world. The last station Harbiye Waterfall. After the tour transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Hatay.

VISITED PLACES

Hatay

(Breakfast and Lunch included)

After breakfast, we will go to a local restaurant to get a cooking class by the chef of the Restaurant. The guide will explain to us also all the details about things. You will prepare the lunch with Chef and after the preparation, you will at that lunch at the restaurant. In our food menu, we will learn local dishes from Hatay Cuisine which inspire Turkish and Arabian cuisines. Of course, some desserts and salads will be on the menu. After lunch, you will depart to the city center for free time and shopping before returning to your hotel. Overnight in Hatay.

VISITED PLACES

Hatay

(Breakfast included)

We will pick you up from your hotel and go to Hamamı (Turkish Bath). This Hamam culture dates back Roman empire ages. Today Turkish Bath has three sections as cold part, warm part, and hot part like a Roman Bath. Also, Turkish Baths have special staff for scrub (peeling) rituals. Female staff called as natır, male staff called as told in the Turkish Language. We will get relax and chill. After this local relaxing ritual return to the hotel. Overnight in Hatay.

VISITED PLACES

Hatay

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast picks up from the hotel and departs to Samandag. The first visit to St Simon Monastery is the center of pilgrim for early Christianity in 6. Century. The Monastery of St. Simon, set on the highest peak of Samandağ is a 5th-century refuge for Stylites- a kind of anchorites living on top of pillars. Its founder St. Simon closed himself in a cell outside the city for three years after completing his religious studies in a monastery. Later, he climbed a mountain near the city and spent long years on top of a natural stone-carved pillar. According to popular belief, the pillar grew taller with each sitting and reached a maximum height of 13 meters. As word of Simon's patience, faith, and endurance spread through the Christian world, people suffering from illness or physical defect flocked here in the belief that he had the power to cure them. Located on the slopes of Mountain Musa in the Samandag District of Hatay, Vakifli Village is mostly populated by Armenians and maintains good neighborhood relations with the villages in its environs. The cultural diversity here adds more and more to the colorfulness of this region. The culinary specialty of Hatay is sumptuous prawns. Gourmets must try kunefe, a hot dessert of sweetened shredded wheat filled with melted cheese, and hummus, an appetizer of pureed chickpeas, garlic, and paprika. You can buy good souvenirs like hand-carved wooden tables and chairs and other objects of wood. We will visit also Hidirbey Village is one of the unique Armenian villages in Turkey and Moses Tree. After the tour, we will return to the hotel. Overnight in Hatay.

VISITED PLACES

Hatay

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast check out from your hotel and transfer to Airport for your flight back home. We hope you have enjoyed our 6 Day City Tour of Hatay. We hope this was a memorable tour for you and looking forward to seeing you again on another tour of ours. Thank you for joining us.

VISITED PLACES

Hatay

Routes

Included

5 nights at the Hatay-Liwani Hotel

6 Day Hatay City & Cooking Tour Accommodation 6 Day Hatay City & Cooking Tour Accommodation 6 Day Hatay City & Cooking Tour Accommodation

Professional English - speaking tour guides

5 open buffet breakfasts 1 Lunch

Arrival transfer from Hatay Airport to Hotel in Hatay Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non - smoking coach Return transfer to the airport in Hatay

6 Day Hatay City & Cooking Tour Transport 6 Day Hatay City & Cooking Tour Transport 6 Day Hatay City & Cooking Tour Transport

Guided Hatay City Tour

Guided Cooking lesson& Shopping Tour

Guided Turkish Bath Tour

Guided Samandag Tour

All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Hotel Room Taxes, Tours& Transfer Taxes

Excluded

International and Domestic Flights

Insurance: All types

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City Tax

Turkey entry visa

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

Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the included section

Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

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