Experience the captivating wonders of Turkey’s ancient past with our 2 Days Private GobekliTepe & Urfa Tour from Istanbul. Start on a journey that takes you back thousands of years to Göbekli Tepe, the world’s undoubtedly oldest temple complex.
Explore the intricate T-shaped pillars and delve into the mysteries of this archaeological marvel though. Discover the enchanting city of Şanlıurfa, known for its rich history, sacred sites, and vibrant bazaars.
You will find yourself in local culture, indulge in delicious cuisine. Then we will have time to visit iconic landmarks like the Pool of Abraham and the Cave of Abraham. Let us create a personalized and luxurious experience that unveils the ancient treasures of Turkey. We can change Private Gobeklitepe & Urfa Tour and cover other cities of the region depending on your time and preference.
Morning Flight from Istanbul:
Your 2 Days Private Göbekli Tepe & Şanlıurfa Tour begins with a morning flight from Istanbul to Şanlıurfa. Our professional driver will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport for a convenient domestic flight.
Arrival in Şanlıurfa and Transfer to Luxury Accommodation:
Upon arrival in Şanlıurfa, our representative will greet you and escort you to your luxurious accommodation i.e. Take some time to relax and refresh in the comfort of your lavish surroundings before beginning your extraordinary journey.
Discover Göbekli Tepe – The Oldest Temple in the World:
Embark on a fascinating excursion to Göbekli Tepe, the world-renowned archaeological site that dates back over 11,000 years. Explore the ancient temple complex and witness the intricately carved T-shaped pillars that offer a glimpse into humanity’s early religious practices. Marvel at the sheer magnitude of this prehistoric wonder though. And then, learn about its significance in rewriting our understanding of human history.
Lunch at a Local Restaurant:
Indulge in a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, savoring the flavors of authentic Şanlıurfa cuisine. Sample local specialties, such as the famous Urfa kebab and the flavorful Şanlıurfa lahmacun, while immersing yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the city.
Visit the Pool of Abraham and the Cave of Abraham:
Continue your exploration with a visit to the Pool of Abraham, believed to be the birthplace of the prophet Abraham according to local legends though. Learn about the fascinating stories associated with this sacred site and witness the mesmerizing carp swimming in the pool’s crystal-clear waters.
Next, venture to the Cave of Abraham, a place of worship and pilgrimage where Abraham is said to have been born. Marvel at the ancient architecture and soak in the spiritual ambiance of this revered location though.
Day 2 : Şanlıurfa City Tour and Return to Istanbul Private (Gobeklitepe & Urfa Tour)
Şanlıurfa City Tour:
Start your day with a comprehensive city tour of Şanlıurfa. Visit the Şanlıurfa Castle, an impressive fortress that offers panoramic views of the city though. Explore the bustling local bazaars, where you can immerse yourself in the vibrant colors, scents, and sounds of traditional Turkish markets. Discover the rich cultural heritage of the city as you stroll through the historic streets and encounter architectural gems like the Rızvaniye Mosque and the Şanlıurfa Museum.
Lunch at a Local Restaurant:
Indulge in a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, savoring the regional flavors and specialties of Şanlıurfa one last time.
Explore Harran – City of Ancient Mesopotamia:
In the afternoon, venture to Harran, an ancient city known for its well-preserved beehive-shaped houses. And its historical significance as a center of trade and learning in Mesopotamia. Explore the ancient ruins, including the Harran Castle and the city walls. And especially immerse yourself in the captivating history of this ancient civilization.
Return to Istanbul:
In the evening, our driver will transfer you to the airport for your return flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival, our chauffeur will be waiting to take you back to your hotel, marking the end of your 2 Days Private Göbekli Tepe & Şanlıurfa Tour.
Book your 2 Days Private Göbekli Tepe & Şanlıurfa Tour from Istanbul today e.g. And then, embark on a captivating journey that unravels the mysteries of ancient civilizations. Let us curate a personalized experience that combines luxury, history. And cultural immersion, ensuring an extraordinary exploration of Göbekli Tepe and Şanlıurfa’s treasures i.e.
The Trip Cost Includes
- Private Tours
- Professional Tour Guide Service
- Museum Tickets & Admission Fees
- Round-trip Domestic Flight Tickets
- Transportation to and from sites during the trip
- Lunches in local restaurant, Cup of coffee or Tea
- Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to airports in AC Van
- 1 Night Accommodation in Luxurious hotel
- Private transportation for dinner
The Trip Cost Excludes
- Dinner and drinks
- Room service and minibar expenses
- Your travel and medical insurance
- Personal Expenses such as shopping, alcoholic drinks etc
- Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
- Emergency expenses such as expenses