Turkey Gaziantep Tours

Gaziantep, in southeastern Turkey, is listed as the UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy and features a Culinary Museum. Most probably, Gaziantep baklava is the first thing when it comes to visiting Gaziantep. You have a right because its reputation goes beyond borders; however, Gaziantep still has so much to offer visitors. Halfeti village, with half of it submerged by the Birecik Dam and the remaining part abandoned, along with Belkis-Zeugma in the Sakcagozu area, are two must-visit places in Gaziantep. Don't miss the opportunity to try the world-famous Turkish dish, Gaziantep baklava recipe. The best time to visit Gaziantep is in the spring and summer for more favorable weather.

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7 Days Southwestern Turkey Tour7 Days Southwestern Turkey Tour

7 Days Southwestern Turkey Tour

We warmly welcome you to our captivating Anatolia package, the 7-Day Southwestern Turkey Tour. This presents a splendid opportunity to discover the southwest of Turkey. Along with other well-known locations, the itinerary includes stops from Diyarbakir to Tarsus, the renowned Mount Nemrut, and the exquisite old-Arabic-style cities of Mardin and Urfa.

Tour TypePrivate
DepartureScheduled
DestinationsDiyarbakirMardinSanliurfaNemrut MountKahtaGaziantepAdana
Stars inDiyarbakir
Ends inAdana
Operated inEnglish
7 Days Southwestern Turkey Tour
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7 Days, 7 Destinations
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28 Days Complete Turkey Tour28 Days Complete Turkey Tour

28 Days Complete Turkey Tour

A very interesting and detailed tour package. A perfect way to see and experience Turkey from east to west and from south to north with a full comprehensive and complete 28-day tour.The glory of Istanbul, joy of Aegean Region, sea, sun, sand of south, deep history and culture of the east, unique nature of Black Sea, they are all waiting for you. A wonderful Full Turkey Tour that you cannot afford to miss.

Tour TypePrivate
DepartureScheduled
DestinationsIstanbulAbant Lake National ParkSafranboluAnkaraCorumAmasyaTrabzonErzurumKarsDogubeyazit TourVanBitlisDiyarbakirMardinSanliurfaNemrut MountKahtaGaziantepAdanaCappadociaKonyaAntalyaPamukkaleKusadasiBergamaCanakkaleIstanbul
Stars inIstanbul
Ends inIstanbul
Operated inEnglish
28 Days Complete Turkey Tour
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28 Days, 27 Destinations
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12 Days Eastern Anatolia Tour12 Days Eastern Anatolia Tour

12 Days Eastern Anatolia Tour

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.

Tour TypePrivate
DepartureScheduled
DestinationsTrabzonArtvinErzurumKarsVanTatvanMardinDiyarbakirNemrut MountSanliurfaGaziantepIstanbul
Stars inTrabzon
Ends inIstanbul
Operated inEnglish
12 Days Eastern Anatolia Tour
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12 Days, 12 Destinations
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Turkey Eastern Tour 16 DaysTurkey Eastern Tour 16 Days

Turkey Eastern Tour 16 Days

If you are looking for something special and extraordinary then look no further. Enjoy first-class service and guided transportation through the historical and picturesque sites of Istanbul-Cappadocia - Gaziantep – Sanliurfa - Mt. Nemrut - Mardin - Tatvan - Van - Dogubeyazit - Kars - Erzurum – Trabzon and domestic flight back to Istanbul. This an exquisite tour for you with all the bells and whistles.

Tour TypePrivate
DepartureGuaranteed
DestinationsIstanbulCappadociaGaziantepSanliurfaNemrut MountMardinTatvanVanDogubeyazit TourKarsErzurumTrabzonIstanbul
Stars inIstanbul
Ends inIstanbul
Operated inEnglish
Turkey Eastern Tour 16 Days
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16 Days, 13 Destinations
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2 Days Nemrut Sunset Tour2 Days Nemrut Sunset Tour

2 Days Nemrut Sunset Tour

Mount Nemrut is a UNESCO World Heritage site in the Adiyaman province of Southeastern Turkey, featuring the temple-tomb of the famous king Antiochus, which is considered one of the finest constructions of the Hellenistic period, built in the first century BC. The burial mound is 145 metres in diameter and 50 metres high and is surrounded by statues of lions, eagles, Greek gods such as Zeus and Hercules, as well as Antiochus himself. The highest point in the region at an altitude of 2134m, Mount Nemrut provides a spectacular viewpoint for sunrise or sunset, with the scattered heads of the statues lending a mystical essence to the scene. Also on this tour, you will visit the old and new castles at Kahta, the Black Bird Burial Mound, which is the final resting place of Antiochus, one of Antiochus' daughters, and the old Roman bridge over the Gendere River. Important: Mt. Nemrut tours are available from April to end of November. December to March is not possible due to weather/snow conditions. Minimum 2 people required to open departure for this tour.

Tour TypePrivate
DepartureScheduled
DestinationsIstanbulAdiyamanGaziantepIstanbul
Stars inIstanbul
Ends inIstanbul
Operated inEnglish
2 Days Nemrut Sunset Tour
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2 Days, 4 Destinations
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8 Days South Anatolia Tour8 Days South Anatolia Tour

8 Days South Anatolia Tour

A perfect tour to discover the Southeast of Turkey. An amazing 8 Day South Anatolia Tour. In this tour you will have the opportunity to explore unique Cappadocia, taste the worldwide known Gaziantep Cuisine, visit the one of the most prominent archeological sites in the world, Gobeklitepe, visit mesmerizing Nemrut Mountain and more. An exciting tour with the best prices.

Tour TypePrivate
DepartureScheduled
DestinationsCappadociaNemrut MountGaziantepSanliurfaMardin
Stars inCappadocia
Ends inMardin
Operated inEnglish
8 Days South Anatolia Tour
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8 Days, 5 Destinations
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10 Days Turkey South Eastern Tour10 Days Turkey South Eastern Tour

10 Days Turkey South Eastern Tour

10 Day Turkey South Eastern Tour. Experience the nature, culture and millions of years of history throughout this tour.

Tour TypePrivate
DepartureScheduled
DestinationsIstanbulMardinSanliurfaAdiyamanGaziantepHatayAntakyaAdanaIstanbul
Stars inIstanbul
Ends inIstanbul
Operated inEnglish
10 Days Turkey South Eastern Tour
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10 Days, 9 Destinations
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Daily Gaziantep City Tour from MardinDaily Gaziantep City Tour from Mardin

Daily Gaziantep City Tour from Mardin

We are picked up from your hotel in Gaziantep in the morning and heading towards Mardin. We start the Gaziantep city tour. We are going to Zeugma Mosaic Museum, which is indispensable for Gaziantep tours.

Tour TypePrivate
DepartureScheduled
DestinationsMardinGaziantepMardin
Stars inMardin
Ends inMardin
Operated inEnglish
Daily Gaziantep City Tour from Mardin
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Daily, 3 Destinations
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Daily Gaziantep City TourDaily Gaziantep City Tour

Daily Gaziantep City Tour

We will pick you up from your hotel early in the morning. We are going to Zeugma Mosaic Museum, which is indispensable for Gaziantep tours.

Tour TypePrivate
DepartureScheduled
DestinationsGaziantep
Stars inGaziantep
Ends inGaziantep
Operated inEnglish
Daily Gaziantep City Tour
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Daily, 1 Destination
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Daily Halfeti Tour from GaziantepDaily Halfeti Tour from Gaziantep

Daily Halfeti Tour from Gaziantep

Most of the villages were submerged in the 1990s under the waters behind the dam on the Euphrates at Birecik. The town was therefore removed to the village of Karaotlak, the building of the new town is now complete.

Tour TypePrivate
DepartureScheduled
DestinationsGaziantepGaziantep
Stars inGaziantep
Ends inGaziantep
Operated inEnglish
Daily Halfeti Tour from Gaziantep
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Daily, 2 Destinations
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Discover Best Gaziantep Tours&Excursions 2024/2025

Gaziantep, a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy, is known for its rich culinary heritage and captivating attractions. The city is home to the renowned Gaziantep baklava, a sweet delicacy that tantalizes taste buds worldwide. Gaziantep also boasts a wealth of cultural and natural treasures, including the Culinary Museum, where centuries-old recipes and culinary traditions come to life. Explore Halfeti village, a hauntingly beautiful locale where half of the village lies beneath the Birecik Dam, and Belkis-Zeugma, located in the Sakcagozu area, where ancient ruins stand as silent witnesses to Gaziantep's storied past. Marvel at the well-preserved mosaics and archaeological wonders that offer a glimpse into the region's rich history and cultural heritage. Gaziantep's baklava recipe, a true testament to its culinary craftsmanship, is a must-try for any visitor. Spring and summer offer the perfect opportunity to explore Gaziantep's treasures under the warm embrace of the sun, making it an unforgettable experience for food enthusiasts, history buffs, and nature lovers.

  • Turkey Gaziantep Culture & Historical Tours

Turkey Gaziantep Culture & Historical Tours will take you on an exciting trip through the city's cultural and historical sites. Explore the rich history of Gaziantep with the help of knowledgeable guides who will show you the city's old sites, busy markets, and secret gems. Gaziantep is a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy where you can enjoy delicious food like the famous baklava, kebabs, and traditional Turkish coffee. Enjoy the vibrant environment of the Culinary Museum, where recipes and cooking traditions that are hundreds of years old come to life, giving you a delicious look into Gaziantep's culinary history. From the hauntingly beautiful Halfeti village, which is partly flooded by the Birecik Dam, to the old ruins of Belkis-Zeugma, every attraction on the tour guarantees to show you more about Gaziantep's history and culture. 

  • Turkey Gaziantep City Sightseeing Tours

With Turkey Gaziantep City Sightseeing Tours, you can see the beauty of Gaziantep from a different angle. As you walk through the city's charming streets and see its famous buildings, knowledgeable guides will tell you about its history. Admire the beauty of old mosques and medreses, like the Gaziantep Grand Mosque and the Zincirli Medrese, and learn about the detailed work that goes on in workshops that are hundreds of years old. You can get a feel for Gaziantep's cultural scene by walking through its busy bazaars, which are full of bright colors and delicious smells. Turkey Gaziantep City Sightseeing Tours take you on a memorable trip through the heart and soul of this lively city, where you can explore ancient ruins and enjoy delicious local foods.

Best Places to visit in Gaziantep

  • Gaziantep Toy Museum: The Gaziantep Toy Museum has a lot of toys and games from different countries and times that will make you feel like a kid again. This museum has fun things for people of all ages, like old toys, model trains, and hands-on displays. 
  • Zincirli Bedesten: Zincirli Bedesten is a busy covered market that dates back to the 18th century and is full of history. Enjoy the sights and the sounds of this busy market as you look at the many shops selling different kinds of goods, such as clothes, spices, and handmade items.
  • Visit the Gaziantep Defense and Heroism Panorama Museum to learn about the brave people who fought back in Gaziantep through the Turkish War of Independence. Explore interactive exhibits and video shows that draw to life the city's important role in protecting Turkey's independence. 
  • Yesemek Open-Air Museum: The Yesemek Open-Air Museum is a historical place near Gaziantep where you can see statues and other items from the past. Enjoy the beautifully cut stone figures and reliefs from the Hittite era as you discover about the skills of the people who lived in ancient Anatolia. 
  • Hasan Süzer Ethnography Museum: The Hasan Süzer Ethnography Museum is a great place to learn about Gaziantep's culture history. It has displays of traditional crafts, clothes, and everyday items from the area. Visit re-created rural scenes and workshops to learn about the habits and customs of Gaziantep's many different groups. 
  • Almaci Market: Almacı Market is a lively street market where people sell a lot of different things, like fresh food, spices, clothes, and items to take home. Enjoy tasty treats from the area and get lost in the sounds, smells, and tastes of Gaziantep's food scene. 
  • Gaziantep Park of Democracy: The Gaziantep Park of Democracy is a large green area right in the middle of the city where you can clear your mind and relax. You can take long walks, have picnics, and do other outdoor activities, or you can just relax and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of this urban escape. 
  • Hasanbey Mosque: The Hasanbey mosque, which was built in the 1400s, is a beautiful piece of architecture. Its domes and minarets are very beautiful, and the inside is very ornately designed with beautiful tilework and writing. 
  • Visit Martyrs' Park to honor Gaziantep's lost heroes. It is a peaceful memory park for those who gave their lives for their country. Walk through the beautifully designed parks and statues and think about how important they are to Gaziantep's past. 
  • Gaziantep Castle: Lying on a hill above the city, Gaziantep Castle has a wide view of the city and its surroundings. Learn about this famous fortress's role in Gaziantep's long past as you walk around its walls and towers that were built by the Romans. 
  • Visit the Gaziantep Zeugma Mosaic Museum, which has one of the best collections of Roman mosaics in the world. The museum displays very detailed works from the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD. Be amazed by these old works of art's bright colors and masterful workmanship.
  • Visit the Gaziantep City Museum to learn about the history of Gaziantep. The museum has displays and items that show the city's history from old times to the present day. Find out about Gaziantep's history and culture, such as how it was a hub for trade and craftsmanship. 
  • The Bakircilar Bazaar (Copper Market) is a place where people have been making things out of copper for hundreds of years. It's like stepping into a world of craftsmanship. You can look through a lot of different copper things, from beautifully designed pots and pans to jewelry and home decor. 
  • Gaziantep Zoo: This zoo has many different species from all over the world and is great for children. You can visit special areas like the African Savannah and the Amazon Rainforest, and you can also watch educational shows and meet animals. 
  • The Tahtani Mosque is known for its unique black-and-white striped tower, which is a beautiful piece of architecture. This mosque, which was built in the 1600s, is a famous feature in Gaziantep and a reminder of the city's rich cultural history. 
  • Gaziantep Botanik Bahcesi (Botanical Garden): Get away from the noise and chaos of the city to the Gaziantep Botanical Garden, where lush plants and bright flowers make a quiet haven. Walk through themed parks with lots of different plant types, and have fun with picnics and other outdoor activities. 
  • Rumkale: Rumkale is a beautiful castle on the Euphrates River that has a long past that goes back to prehistoric times. Discover the decaying remains of this once-powerful fortress that has been important to many societies over the years. 
  • The Gaziantep Archaeology Museum has a huge collection of items from thousands of years ago that will take you on a journey through Gaziantep's past. You can find statues, pots, and tools from ancient sites all over the area. 
  • Sirvani Mosque: The Sirvani Mosque is a famous site that dates back to the 16th century and has beautiful architecture. This mosque is a great example of Gaziantep's rich culture history. It is famous for its beautiful tilework and decorations. 

Top 10 best dishes of Gaziantep: 

1. Gaziantep Baklava: Baklava is a famous treat from Gaziantep. It is made with layers of thin dough filled with nuts and honey or syrup for sweetness. People love Gaziantep's pistachio baklava because it has delicate layers and a rich taste.

2. Ali Nazik is a traditional Turkish food from Gaziantep. It is made with grilled eggplant mashed with yogurt and garlic, and then chunks of lamb or beef cooked in a tomato and pepper sauce are placed on top. 

3. İcli Kofte: These tasty meatballs and bulgur are filled with chopped meat, onions, and spices for extra flavor, and then they are fried until golden brown. Most of the time, İcli Kofte is served with fresh salads and dips as a starter or main dish. 

4. Kunefe is a rich treat made with shredded phyllo dough, sweet cheese, and syrup. It is baked until brown and crispy, and then nuts are crushed on top. This sweet and spicy treat is a hit with both locals and tourists. 

5. Lahmacun, which is sometimes called "Turkish pizza," has thin, crispy dough with a spicy mix of ground meat, onions, tomatoes, and herbs on top. Fresh herbs, lemon wedges, and sliced veggies are often served with it to give it a burst of flavor. 

6. Antep Kebabi: This classic kebab from Gaziantep is made with chopped, perfectly cooked chunks of lamb or beef that have been prepared and then grilled. Most of the time, it comes with grilled veggies, rice pilaf, and a sour yogurt sauce. 

7. Meftune is a hearty stew made with tomatoes, peppers, onions, spices, and soft pieces of meat (usually lamb or beef). It is cooked slowly until the flavors blend, making a rich and soothing food. 

8. Beyran Soup: This is a famous dish in Gaziantep. It is a spicy and tasty soup made with lamb or beef, rice, and a mix of spices. To make it taste better, it's often served with lemon wedges, fresh herbs, and pickled veggies. 

9. Simit Kebabı: This is a special kebab dish from Gaziantep. It is made with spiced ground meat that is cut into rings and cooked on skewers. Most of the time, it comes with bread, fried veggies, and yogurt sauce. 

10. Fistikli Kebap: This unique kebab from Gaziantep is made with soft pieces of lamb or beef cooked with peppers, onions, tomatoes, and a lot of nuts. The nuts give the dish a special taste and texture that makes it a real treat from the area.