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Black Sea & Eastern Turkey

Itinerary

2019 - 'Jewels of Euphrates Tour'
4 - Day itinerary

Day 1
 

Gaziantep

Upon arrival to Gaziantep Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Today you will be exploring the capital of Turkish cuisine, every corner has a different delicacy to taste. We will also visit the Mosaic Museum where you can see incredibly well-preserved highlights including the poignant Gypsy Girl and the Birth of Venus mosaics.

Overnight Gaziantep
TBA
Hotel to be advised
Day 2
 

Gaziantep, Euphrates, Sanliurfa

After breakfast, we will drive towards the ancient city of Zeugma where wonderful examples of mosaics are to be discovered. Then we will drive towards the Euphrates river, and reach to a hidden treasure Halfeti on the banks of the Euphrates. Here we will take a boat trip to Rumkale before heading to Sanliurfa.

Overnight Sanliurfa (Urfa)
TBA
Hotel to be advised
(B)
Day 3
 

Gobekli Tepe, Mardin

Today we drive northeast to Gobekli Tepe, recently designated a UNESCO World Heritage site, it is thought to be the world's first place of worship. The circle of Neolithic megaliths is estimated to date from 10,000 BC, around 7000 years before Stonehenge. Afterwards we drive towards to Mardin, a melting pot of Kurdish, Yezidi, Christian and Syrian cultures.

Overnight Mardin
TBA
Hotel to be advised
(B)
Day 4
 

Mardin

Today we will explore the highly addictive and unmissable Mardin. Minarets emerge from a baked brown labyrinth of meandering lanes, a castle dominates the old city, and stone houses cascade down the hillside above the Mesopotamian plains. We will visit Forty Martyrs Church, walk through the bazaar and Ulu Camii. In the afternoon you wil be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

(B)
(B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)
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Inclusions

Tour includes :-
  • 3 nights - accommodation.
    1 night
    TBA
    Gaziantep
    Hotel to be advised
    1 night
    TBA
    Sanliurfa (Urfa)
    Hotel to be advised
    1 night
    TBA
    Mardin
    Hotel to be advised
  • 3 Breakfasts
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Accommodation

This is intended to give an idea of the type of accommodation that may be expected. The actual hotels used for any given tour may change due to many reasons such as group size, availability, time of year, hotel standard has dropped or simply we found a better hotel. We update the website immediately if and when any changes take place. If and when we do change hotels it will be to a hotel of equal or higher standard and will be at no extra cost.

Where more than one hotel is shown for a given an overnight stop this means that one of those hotels will be used.

Turkey

Gaziantep
Hotel to be advised
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Gaziantep
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Mardin
Hotel to be advised
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Mardin
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Sanliurfa (Urfa)
Hotel to be advised
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Sanliurfa (Urfa)
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Departure Dates

This tour is an '
On Demand
' tour. This means it doesn't have fixed departure dates, can depart any day within the season, except where otherwise stated. Where the product includes accommodation, single travellers must pay Single Supplement (S.S.).