REGULAR NEMRUT TOURS
Classic Nemrut Tour from Cappadocia (2 nights, 3 days)
Day 1 (Cappadocia - Nemrut Mountain)
We will pick you up from your hotel at 08:00am and depart from Goreme. After passing Kayseri city, we will visit the 13th century Seljuk Caravanserai "Karatayhan". Our next stop will be in Pinarbasi for a short tea break. Then we will keep driving to Tekir for Lunch. After taking pictures of the gorgeous scenery of the Tekir Valley we will drive to Kahta and check-in to our hotel. Dinner and overnight in Kahta
Day 2 (Nemrut - Harran)
We will depart from hotel very early in the morning up to the ruins. At the end of the road, we will get off the van and walk twenty five minutes until the summit. Here we will watch the beautiful sun rise between the colossal size statues and heads of the kings and Gods. After sun rise, your guide will give information about Commagene Kingdom and the statues while walking around and taking pictures. Then we will drive back to the hotel for breakfast. On the way to hotel we will visit the ruins of the Arsemia Roman bridge of Cendere and Tumulus Tomb of Karakus. We will keep driving to Sanliurfa and Harran. On our way, we will visit the Ataturk Dam which is the biggest dam in Middle east. We will check-in to our hotel in Sanliurfa and have our lunch here. After the lunch we will visit Abraham's Cave and the Pools of Holy Carp surrounding it. We will than walk around oriental covered bazaar and drive to Harran a village of Spellbinding Mud-Brick "beehive" houses mentioned in the book of genesis where Abraham spent the last years of his life. After visiting the ruins of Harran including city walls, oldest Islamic university and the castle dated to 18th century we will drive back to hotel. Dinner and overnight in Sanliurfa.
Day 3 (Sanliurfa - Cappadocia)
After breakfast we will depart from Sanliurfa to Birecik which is known with its bald-ibis (Kelaynak) birds. These birds are living only in Birecik in the world and there is a very limited population of them. We will visit the breeding farm of Bald Ibis birds. After our lunch, we will drive up to the Taurus Mountains. We will have a short tea break here and drive back to Goreme.
Nemrut Tours have guaranteed departure from Cappadocia on every Monday and Thursday. The tour starts at 08:00 on the first day and finish at 18:00 on the third day.