TURKEY TOURS #9F
Tour #9F - Eastern Turkey Tour bys Plane
Gay & Lesbian Friendly Turkey Package Tours from Istanbul.
5 Days & 4 Nights Tour by Plane - On Sundays & Wednesdays in Summer !
Day 1 - (Sunday / Wednesday)
Morning Flight to Cappadocia (L)
Our tour will start with a private transfer to airport
from your hotel in Istanbul. Please note early morning
departure. You will fly to
Cappadocia with a morning
flight, slightly longer then 1 hour. Upon arrival you
will be picked up from airport to join the unforgettable
tour of Northern Cappadocia tour. This tour will cover
the most famous parts of the region such as Goreme Open
Air Museum, Red valley, Urgup and Dervent Valley. There
will be a lunch break in a lovely local restaurant,
which is included in tour price. You will be transferred
to your hotel at the end of the tour in early evening.
Hotel accommodation in Cappadocia is included in the
Day 2 - Drive to Nemrud via Kahramanmaras (B - L - D)
After breakfast in the morning you will be transferred
to the tour bus for a very enjoyable journey with
several visits along the way. You will visit the 13th century
Caravanserai on the way shortly after passing the city
of Kayseri. The next stop will be in Pinarbasi for a short tea break, then continue to Tekir
Valley for lunch break. The view of the valley is
wonderful from this lunch point. Drive to Kahraman Maras to
have world famous ice-cream peculiar to this lovely
eastern Turkey city, than drive on to Kahta town near the
mountain slope. transfer to hotel. Overnight in Adiyaman
Day 3 - Nemrud Sunrise Tour & Urfa & Harran & Gobekli Tepe (B - L)
In accordance with the sunrise time we will depart very
early at dawn time for
Nemrud Mountain, After some 40 minutes
drive and 20 minutes climbing on foot you will reach to
mountain top where you will observe one of the most
beautiful sunrise in the world between the
colossal size statues and heads of the kings and Gods.
After sun-rise you will have time to walk around and
take pictures we will drive back to the hotel for
breakfast, on the way back visiting the ruins of the Arsemia,
Roman bridge of Cendere and Royal Tomb of Karakus. After
some time for resting in Kahta we will drive to Sanli Urfa visiting Ataturk Dam
on the way which is the biggest dam in Middle East. C/in
to hotel in
Sanli Urfa, after lunch visit Abrahams Cave
and the Pools of Holy Carp surrounding it, than walk
around oriental covered bazaar of Urfa. Then drive to
Harran, a village of
authentic houses built by mud-bricks. According to Book of
Genesis this is where prophet Abraham spent the last years of his life. After that we will be visiting the
ruins of Harran including city walls, oldest Islamic
university and the castle dating back to eighteen
century we will drive back to the hotel, dinner.
We also visit
Gobekli Tepe which is
one of the earliest temples of the world. Dinner and
overnight in Sanliurfa.
Overnight in Urfa.
Note: Nemrud tours are not operated in winter season because mountain road is closed by snow fall, usually after latest October until early May.
Day 4 - Return to Cappadocia (B - L)
After breakfast in your Urfa hotel we will return to Cappadocia via Adana province,
shortly visiting Birecik town on the way. Birecik is the
well-known with its Bald Ibis birds. These
birds are endemic to this region, living only in Birecik
in the whole world. There is a breeding farm of these
birds in Birecik which are in danger of extinction. After lunch,
drive up to the
Taurus Mountains. Tea break and drive
back to Cappadocia, expectedly arriving by 6 pm.
Day 5 - Tour of Northern Cappadocia Tour (B/L)
After breakfast in your hotel (included) you will be
picked up from your hotel at around 09:00 a.m to join
Southern Cappadocia Tour. This tour will cover other
wonders of the regions such as Mustafapasa, Uchisar,
Esentepe Pigeon Valley and Kaymakli underground city.
Lunch during the tour will be included. You will be
transferred to airport at the end of the tour fly to
Istanbul with an evening flight. The tour package will
end upon your arrival to Ataturk Airport.
Optional Balloon Tour : You can join the Hot Air Balloon tour at sunrise before the standard Cappadocia tour. This will cost you extra 130 Euro per person if you book it as a part of this package. Please note that average rates of this tour is 160-170 Euro for this if booked independently.
PS: The order of Southern / Northern Cappadocia tours may be interchanged.
1: The price of this tour is dependent on flight costs and can be higher from day to day and season to season; so higher prices may apply based on flight costs, especially on special days or weekends. Early reservation is highly recommended to secure these prices. Tour program can also be changed because of flight rates / times/ availabilities.
2: This tour is available only in summer season (May to September)
1 x 695 Euro pp for 1 person staying in single rooms.
2 x 590 Euro pp for 2 people staying in double rooms
3 x 565 Euro pp for 3 people staying in triple rooms
Tour prices will include:
VAT and other taxes.
Mentioned tours guided in English
Entrance fees for museums during the tours.
All connecting transfers in between the tour period as mentioned.
Some meals indicated as B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D= Dinner
Accommodation in 3 / 4 Star Hotels - Click here for the list of possible hotels we book for these package tours.
Tour prices do not include:
Anything not mention in this itinerary clearly.
Compulsory local (TURSAB) travel ageny insurance.
Small surcharges may apply for credit card payments.
We will request some 25-30% of the total service cost in advance to finalize reservation procedures. We will send you a very detailed information with payment options when we receive your request.
Click here for the list of possible hotels we book for these package tours.
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