Day 1 – Cappadocia – Tarsus – Antakya
Departure from Goreme 08:30 in the morning and visit Eski Gumus Monastery near Nigde.
Stop in Pozanti for facilities then drive to Tarsus and visit Kleopatra Gate & Saint Paul’s House.
Lunch and drive to Antakya. Arrival, dinner, and overnight. (L.D)
Day 2 – Antakya – Gaziantep – Şanlıurfa
Departure after breakfast at 08:30 and visit Mosaic Museum, St. Peter church and town them drive to Gaziantep, on the way visit Yesemek a Hittite sculpting school.
Lunch in Gaziantep then drive to Sanliurfa. On the way stop in Birecik to visit Kelaynak (bald ibis), now on the verge of extinction. In Birecik, this is a bald ibis feeding and protection station.
Arrival in Sanliurfa, dinner, and overnight. (B.L.D)
Day 3 – Urfa – Harran – Urfa
Departure after breakfast at 08:30 and drive to Harran, visit the ruins of Harran and village. Return back to Urfa, Gobeklitepe, lunch and visit Urfa Castle, Abraham’s cave and holy pools, old bazaar.
Dinner and overnight. (B.L.D)
Day 4 – Urfa – Nemrut Mountain
Departure in the morning and drive to Kahta. Visit Ataturk Dam on the way. Arrival in Kahta and lunch by the Ataturk Dam’s lake, then drive to Mt. Nemrut, arrival at the mountain hotel check-in, Then drive and climb up the mountain. Visit the ruins and watch the sunset.
Dinner and overnight (B.L.D)
Day 5 – Nemrut Mountain – Cappadocia
Very early departure and drive up to the mountain to watch the sunrise. Then back to the hotel and breakfast. After breakfast drive to Kahta and on the way visit Karakus Tumulus Tomb, Roman Bridge of Cendere and ruins of Arsemia. Arrival in Kahta.
Enjoy some local lunch, and then drive back to Cappadocia. (B.L)