1st day Monday
Morning flight to Diyarbakir from Istanbul. Pay a visit to the gorgeous city walls of Diyarbakır , Keldani Church and Ulu mosque. Drive to Hasankeyf. Visit Ilısu Dam, marvelous bridge of Hasankeyf, El Rizk Mosque and the Hasankeyf Castle . Lunch on the banks of Tigris, Sightseeing tours in Midyat and Mardin.Walking tour on old brick roads of Mardin to see Temple of Deyr-ul Zaferan, Mardin Marketplace, and Ulu Mosque. You will admire the marvelous stone mansions of Mardin all day long. Dinner and overnight at a traditional mansion.
2nd day Tuesday
After breakfast at the hotel Depart to Sanliurfa, the ancient city of Ur. In this land lying between the Euprathes and the Tigris rivers, lived Abraham, the patriarch claimed by three world religions. Drive to the ancient city of Harran which is mentioned in the Holy Bible.( The river watering the garden flowed from Eden.The LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.( Gen 2 :10 -15 NIV )), Sightseeing tour of the ruins of the oldest Islamic University, Castle of Harran, and authentic Harran houses. Back to Sanliurfa, paying a visit to the cave where Abraham is believed to have been born,visit the sacred fish pool and the fortress that overlooks both these holy sites. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
3r day Wednesday
After breakfast depart to Gobeklitepe, which is one of the famous ancient mystery in the world. After a brief information we will have depart to Nemrut. On the way, we will be informed about Karakus Tumulus, Cendere Bridge, and Arsemia Antique Settlement. We will visit the Marvelous Mausoleum of Antiochus I, King of Kommagene Kingdom. This mausoleum has a very distinguished feature; sun rises and sets from the foot level of the gigantic sculptures. After getting information about the moseloum, we will watch the spectacular sunset view. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
4th day Thursday
After breakfast at the hotel , depart to Gaziantep "The oldest living settlement on earth!. After a panoramic city tour, we will have lunch ( extra cost) at an authentic restaurant. A large , rich , delicious varity of kebaps and desserts will be served . At the center of the district is the Bayaz Han, the largest and grandest of the city's hans, or travel lodges, featuring kitchens, animal stalls, and guestrooms that welcomed both wealthy merchants and refugees.We will visit the City Heritage Museum in the Han. During World War I, Tepebasi was a destination for Armenian refugees, whose craftsmanship is still visible in intricate Ironwork, carved stone arches and columns, basalt ornamentation, and colorfully tiled courtyard fountains.
The missionary hospital and school constructed at the request of Tepebasi's merchants still stand alongside a collection of synagogues, mosques, and Roman Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox churches in the historical district of Gaziantep.Sightseeing tour and overnight .
5th day Friday
After breakfast , paying a visit to the widest Mosaic Museum of the World: Gaziantep Zeugma Museum we will get the chance to see the spectacular mosaics saved from Zeugma Antique Site. After lunch ( extra cost), visit the Hamam Museum, Culinary Museum , Citadel of Gaziantep and free time for shopping in the Copper and Mother of Pearl Workshop Bazaar. In the afternoon depart to the airport, end of our tour.