Duration: 1 day
Tour starting point: Your Istanbul hotel
Tour ending point: Same with departure point
Includes: Private tour, officially licensed local tour guide, private transportation, domestic flight tickets, all mentioned airport transfers, entrance tickets
Excludes: Lunch, drinks, gratitudes ( recommended)
Sights to see: Gobeklitepe Archeologica Site, Abraham Pools and Cave of Abraham (Ibrahim), Mosaic Museum of Sanliufa, Local Bazaar of Edessa
Private Tour in English
Professional Local Guide
Transportation With Private Van
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
For this Private Gobeklitepe Tour, you will be picked up from your hotel by our private van and you will be transferred to Istanbul Airport for a flight to Sanliurfa. Upon arrival in Sanliurfa, you will be met by our private tour guide at the airport holding a name sign with your name on it.
You will be transferred to the Gobeklitepe Archeological site with a private van. During this journey, you will be informed about the history of Gobeklitepe before the tour of Urfa city and the archeological site of Gobeklitepe.
History Gobeklitepe dates back to the early period of mankind (about 12,000 BC – 9000 BC), even earlier than Stonehenge. The Discovery of the oval-shaped temples in 1996 by German archeologists created a new perspective in the history of humans with God. Today you will visit the Oldest Temple of the world and the site of ongoing archeological excavations, then we will drive to the Archeology Museum and Mosaic museum where the relics are displayed.
Sights to see: Gobeklitepe Archeologica Site, Abraham Pools and Cave of Abraham (Ibrahim), Mosaic Museum of Sanliurfa, Local Bazaar of Edessa.
After the tour, you will be transferred to SanliurfaAirport for a flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival in Istanbul, you will be met by our representative at Istanbul Airport holding a name sign with your name on it. You will be transferred to your Istanbul hotel with a private van and overnight stay in your hotel. Our service ends here, we hope to have you as our guest again.
Q: Are these sites near to Syrian Border?
A: We would like to inform you that Sanliurfa is a city on the Syrian border however according to the current stability in the region it can be said that it's good time to visit the city. In case of any problem in the region you will be informed by your tour consultanat. Please contact us for other language options.
Q: What is the pick up time from my Istanbul hotel?
A: Depending on the flight time, hotel pick up changes however in order to make a satisfying tour program and not to spend your day on the road, you can fly to Sanliurfa with an early morning flight.
Q: How is the weather there?
A: We would like to inform you that Sanliurfa is one of the hottest cities of Turkey in summer season and it's below 0 during the winter so dressing appropriately will be good for your personal health..
Q: Can we add another site to our program?
A: Please advise us in advance if you would like to add another site of visit in Sanliurfa to your tour itinerary, so we can revise it before completing your booking.
Q: How to meet my tour guide?
A: Your tour guide will be waiting you at the airport with name sign to meet you fort he tour. Also you will see our represantative with name sign at Istanbul airport to meet you for transfer back to your hotel.
Q: Are we alone with the guide or will there be a group?
A: As this is a private tour service, you/your family will be alone with your tour guide.
Q: What kind of vehicle is used for transportation?
A: Depending on your number vehicle choice is managed however our tours are generally operated with Mercedes vito or Mercedes Sprinter for larger groups. All of our vehicles are air conditioned non smoking cars.