Daily Gobekli Tepe and Sanliurfa Tour from Istanbul

Code: TCH 502
Daily

Product Description

A fantastic journey to Gobekli Tepe ancient city that dates back to 9000 bC to 10500 bC is 6,000 years older than Stonehenge. Incredible architecture changes the entire known history of advanced civilizations. Gobekli Tepe This private tour will let you discover the region and the testimony of excavation that is currently running on the site.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Istanbul / Istanbul
DEPARTURE TIME 07:00
Return TIME 19:00
WEAR
INCLUDED
-Hotel Pick up and Drop off,
-All local tax and insurance,
-Entrance fees to the scheduled museums,
-All transportations and transfers with non-smoking, A/C deluxe vehicle,
-Professional Licensed speaking tour guide,
-Parking fees,
-Lunch ( for regular tour ).
NOT INCLUDED
-Personal expenses,
-Domestic Flight Tickets,
-Gratuity to the guide and driver,
-Drinks.

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Daily Gobekli Tepe and Sanliurfa Tour from Istanbul

Early morning pick up at your hotel and transfer to airport for flight 2 hours to Sanliurfa, formerly known as Edessa. Edessa was always known as one of the most important holy places in the world. The discovery of Gobekli Tepe is strong evidence that changed the entire known history of advanced civilizations. Upon arrival at the airport in Sanliurfa, you will meet your guide that will lead to Gobekli Tepe to visit the site. You’ll be surprised how people built this structure 10,000 years BC using stone tools.


After walking at the site of the excavation, it will be taken back to Sanliurfa for lunch at a local restaurant where you can taste the delicious flavours of southeast Turkey. After lunch, we will visit the Sanliurfa Archeological Museum, The Sanliurfa Archaeology and Mosaic Museum is a great place to experience the history of this biblical land. Located close to the sacred pool, following its rebuild in 2015 it became one of the largest museums in Turkey. The museum offers recreation beside explore the 34,000 square metre interior with restaurant, library, market, and even a playground for children. After that, we will visit Abraham Lake, Legend has it that Abraham was born and raised here and that he incurred the wrath of King Nimrod when he not only declared war on idolatry but also won the heart of the king’s daughter, Zeliha. Nimrod sentenced Abraham to death, and a huge pyre was built in the middle of the city. Miraculously, just as Abraham was tossed into the fire, the flames were transformed into water and the logs into fish.


After the tour and time, transfer to Sanliurfa airport to take the flight back to Istanbul where one of our representatives will be waiting to transfer to the hotel in Istanbul.

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