Day 1: Your tour starts with an early morning departure from your hotel in Cappadocia. You will pass through the city of Kayseri before visiting the 13th century caravanserai ‘Karatayhan’ which was a main stopping point on the ancient Silk Road. The tour then continues through the Taurus Mountains stopping for tea and then for lunch. After lunch you travel onto Kahramanmaraş where you wıll stop to taste Turkeys best ice-cream, so thick you need to eat it with a knife and fork. You will overnight in a hotel close to Nemrut Mountain. (L,D)
Day 2: Wake early morning and take the bus to the base of Mount Nemrut, you will climb for about half an hour to reach the peak in time for sunrise. After sunrise you have the opportunity to walk amongst the giant statues of the Gods before descending down the mountain. You the return your hotel for breakfast stopping along the way at Arsemia, the ancient Commagene capital, here you will visit the Septimus Severage Bridge and the Karakus Tumulus where the Royal family are buried.
You will then be dropped to the local bus station for your return bus to Cappadocia. (B)
Departures: Every Monday and Thursday from April through to October
- Professional Guide
- Entrance fees
- Hotel pick-up/Drop-off
- Tips and Gratuities