• Daily Akdamar Island & Van Lake Tour From Bitlis
  • Daily Akdamar Island & Van Lake Tour From Bitlis
  • Daily Akdamar Island & Van Lake Tour From Bitlis
  • Daily Akdamar Island & Van Lake Tour From Bitlis
  • Daily Akdamar Island & Van Lake Tour From Bitlis
  • Daily Akdamar Island & Van Lake Tour From Bitlis
  • Daily Akdamar Island & Van Lake Tour From Bitlis

Tour overview

Van Lake is the largest lake in Turkey, located in the far east of the country in Van district. It is a saline soda lake, receiving water from numerous small streams that descend from the surrounding mountains. Lake Van is one of the world's largest endorheic lakes (having no outlet). The original outlet from the basin was blocked by an ancient volcanic eruption.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Akdamar Island-Akdamar Church-Van Lake

Itinerary

Pick up from your hotel in Bitlis and depart for Akdamar Island & Van Lake Tour. We will drive about 2 hours to before we reach Gevas district where we will take the boat to AKDAMAR ISLAND. After about 30 minutes sail on VAN LAKE, which is the largest in Turkey and the second largest in Middle East, we will reach the island. The significance of the island comes from being the biggest island in the lake. In the island we will visit the AKDAMAR CHURCH that was built in 10th cent AD. Also the church was included in UNESCO’S list in 2015. The church was renovated and opened to visitors in 2007. And of course during the tour we will have a walk on the island where you can enjoy the nature and the beautiful panorama of the lake. Next, will take the boat back to Gevas where you will have free time. After the tour transfer back to your hotel. 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.

VISITED PLACES

Akdamar

Routes

Included

Professional English - speaking tour guides

Pick up from your hotel in Bitlis

Drop back to your hotel in Bitlis

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

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Guided Akdamar Island & Van Lake Tour

All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Tours & Transfer Taxes

Excluded

International and Domestic Flights

Insurance: All types

Lunch

Daily Turkish Bath Tour

Daily Cooking Lesson & Shopping Tour

Personal expenses: Lunch, extras at hotel or additional meals

Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

Availability

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