Mardin & Southeast Turkey Travel
DAY 1 – Istanbul flight to Diyarbakir – Hasankeyf – Mardin: Flight to Turkish Airlines from Istanbul at 07.00am. We arrive to Diyarbakir at 08:55am. Touring in Diyarbakir; visits to City Wallls (It comes 2th after The Great Walls in China) – Grand Mosque – Roma Bridge – Hasanpasa Caravanserail – Deliller Caravanserail. We have dinner in the Caravanserail. Depart to Hasankeyf Upon arrival to Hasankeyf we have visit to Castle of Hasankeyf – Little and Grand Serails – Grand Mosque. Arrive to Mardin. C/ in to hotel and Dinner. ON (B,L)
DAY 2 – Midyat – Mardin: After breakfast we depart for Midyat to visit Purple Barsovo Church, traditional Midyat houses and old streets before we move Mardin. Arrival to Mardin where visit to Church of Kirklar – Ulu Mosque and bazaar. C/ in to hotel and Dinner. ON (B,L).
DAY 3 – Mardin – Urfa : After breakfast, we have visits to Deyr-uz Zafaran Monastery – The Medrese of Soultan Isa – Kasimiye Medrese – Ulu Mosque and bazaar visits. After lunch we drive to Urfa. Arrival to Urfa we have visits to places; Abraham’s sacred fish pool – Halil-Ur Rahman Mosque – Rizvaniye Mosque and Urfa old bazaar. C/ in to our hotel and dinner. (B,L).
DAY 4 – Harran – Kahta – Gap Dam – Mt. Nemrut: After breakfast drive to Harran where visit to Castle of Harran – City Walls – Grand Mosque and visit to traditional Conic Houses, return to Urfa. After Lunch drive to Ataturk Dam (Gap), a short briefing about this great project and follows. We reach to Mt. Nemrud on the hill. At 18:00pm we have opportunity to see the best point of sunsetting in Mt Nemrut views of (times back to Empire of Commagene) King Antiochus with other kings heads/statues . Around 21:00pm we depart for Kahta where at our hotel. Dinner and ON. (B,L).
DAY 5 – Kingdom of Commagene Ruins-Gaziantep flight to Istanbul: After breakfast at our hotel in Kahta. We leave for we have visits to Tumulus of Karakus – Cendere (Roma times) Bridge – Arsemeia Summer city (ruines).Our lunch in Gaziantep, follows Archaeological Museum and Zeugma visits. We have transfer to Gaziantep airport for our 19:35pm flight to Istanbul. End of tour.