This is a 5-day in Mesopotamia tour which is in the region of Southwest Asia and the Tigris and Euphratesriver systems.
What to see during the 5-day Short Heritage Mesopotamia Tour?
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What to expect during the 5-day Short Heritage Mesopotamia Tour?
Day 1: Arrive Hatay
Welcome to Hatay. Upon our arrival at Hatay Airport, our professional tour guide will meet with you, greeting you with a board with your name on it. We will provide transportation, and take you to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to relax and discover the area.
Day 2: Hatay City Tour
We will pick you up from your hotel early in the morning. The first visit to Hatay Mosaic Museum is the world’s second-largest mosaic museum, home to one of the largest mosaic collections in the world. The symbols of the richness and magnificence of days in Antakya and unique mosaics are displayed here. After they depart to Habib-i Neccar Mosque the first mosque in Anatolia. This mosque is also beside a synagogue and a church, you can see people’s tolerance of each other in this city. And go to Saint Pierre Church is the first cave church in the world. The last station is Harbiye Waterfall. After the tour transfer back to your hotel.
Day 3: Gaziantep City Tour
After breakfast, we will depart for Gaziantep City. The first station is the Bayazhan City Museum renovated by The Mayor in the original style and repurposed rooms to tell about different aspects of the Turkish lifestyle, including home life and different works that took place in the region. The next one is Zeugma Mosaic Museum is the second-largest of its kind in the world. (The largest mosaic museum also is in Turkey). The outstanding artistic quality of the main exhibits as well as the collections of Late Antiquity Church Mosaics and Early Chaldean and Christian iconography attracts visitors to the museum. The third visit to Gaziantep Castle was originally built during the Hittite Kingdom era, later it was improved by the defense of the castle of the city. It was again renovated in 2000 to buy the Turkish, which gave the castle the shape it is now. Throughout the castle and ground, you will see some of the changes made, in differences between the different styles. The last station is Coppersmith Bazaar has narrow-cobbled streets that offer a look into the work of master craftsmen. As you walk through you will see all manner and sizes of copper items, from simple kitchen utensils to pans and pots so large you would think of brewing potions and not making food. After the end of the tour return to the hotel. Overnight in Gaziantep.
Day 4: Gobeklitepe Tour
After breakfast, we will depart for Sanliurfa. We will check in at the hotel in Sanlıurfa. After fresh up, we will go to Gobeklitepe The World’s First Temple. a pre-historic site, about 15 km away from the city of Sanliurfa, Southeastern Turkiye. What makes Gobeklitepe unique in its class is the date it was built, which is roughly twelve thousand years ago, circa 10,000 BC. Archaeologically categorized as a site of the Pre-Pottery Neolithic A Period (c. 9600–7300 BC) Göbeklitepe is a series of mainly circular and oval-shaped structures set on the top of a hill. Excavations began in 1995 by Prof. Klaus Schmidt with the help of the German Archeological Institute. There is archeological proof that these installations were not used for domestic use, but predominantly for ritual or religious purposes. Subsequently, it became apparent that Gobeklitepe consists of not only one, but many such stone age temples. After the end of the tour return to the hotel. Overnight in Sanliurfa.
Day 5: Sanlıurfa – Transfer to Airport
After breakfast check out from your hotel and transfer to Airport for your flight back home.
Extra Tour Details
- Everyday departure (All year round)
- Duration: 5 days
- Groups / Private
What is included during the Excursion?
- Accommodation BB
- All sightseeing & fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Lunch at a local restaurant
- Flight tickets
- Transfer service from Hotels & Airport
- English Guide
- Beverage during the tour
- Tips to the guide&driver(optional)
- Personal expenses