Tour Code : EN-082

Göbeklitepe, Karahantepe, Urfa, Gaziantep Tour 3 Day

Visits to Göbeklitepe and Karahantepe can be done on the same day. The oldest settlements in the world, located in the Taştepeler region, have a history of 14,000 years.
After arriving at Urfa Airport with an early morning flight, our guide will meet you at the exit and we will start the tour of the day.

First, we will visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Göbeklitepe. Known as the oldest temple in the world, Göbeklitepe is an attraction center as one of the greatest discoveries of our day. With a history of 12,000 years, Karahantepe 14,000 years, dating back to the Stone Age, it holds many mysteries. During our tour here, our guide will answer the following questions surrounding the area: Who built Gobeklitepe 12,000 years ago and why? Why was Göbeklitepe, the oldest temple in the world, abandoned and buried with soil on purpose? The technology and mathematical knowledge used to build the Temple with rock megaliths weighing 16 tons is still a mystery.
After the Göbeklitepe trip, we will visit Karahantepe, which is 60 km away in the Tastepeler region. On 24 September 2024, a human statue said to be 14,000 years old was found in the Karahantepe archaeological excavation.

After our visit, we will have a lunch break, and visit the sacred parts of Şanlıurfa,  the City of Prophets. We will visit Halil-Ür Rahman Mosque, Rızvaniye Mosque, Mevlid-i Halil Mosque, Ayn-el Zeliha Lake, and the Balıklıgöl, where Prophet Abraham is said to have been thrown into the fire, and the burning logs turned into fishes, whereas the fire was turned into water. We will also visit the cave where Prophet Abraham was born. Other historical places to visit in Urfa are the Sipahi Bazaar, Kazzaz Market, Hacı Kamil Han, Hüseyiniye Bazaar, Naccar Bazaar, Tarihi Gümrük Inn and Ulucami (Grand Mosque). Afterward, we will visit the Urfa Archeology Museum and the Haleplibahçe Mosaic Museum, where many historical artifacts from Anatolian civilizations are exhibited in an indoor area of 29,000 square meters.  At the end of the tour, we’ll go to our hotel and check in.
Accommodation in Sanliurfa. ( Dinner )

 Traditional Sıra Night: On our Urfa trips, we attend Sıra Nights (Sıra Gecesi), which is a dinnertime entertainment with music and dances that is synonymous with Sanlıurfa. 


After having breakfast at our hotel, we will travel for 45 km to Harran. On the way, we will pass through some of the most fertile agricultural lands in Mesopotamia.
The 3000-year-old Harran houses with conical roofs, designed specially to keep cool in the extreme heat in summer months, were built with adobe and stone masonry techniques. We will visit a Harran house in the village. The first university in the world, Harran University, was also established here. After visiting the ancient ruins of the University of Harran, the historical Harran Castle and city walls from the period when Harran was the capital of the Umayyads, and the tomb of the famous sheik of the region, Hayat al-Harran, we will go to Halfeti, which was called Shitamrat in the Assyrian times.

Upon our arrival, we will have lunch at a local restaurant and start our exploration of the area. Halfeti, founded by the Assyrian King Shalmaneser III in 855 BC, was ruled by many civilizations throughout its history including Hittites, Assyrians, Meds, Persians, Seleucids, and Parthians. Many parts of ancient Halfeti, the only region in the world where black roses are grown, have been flooded by the Bilecik dam. During our boat trip on the lake, we will see, Rumkale (Roman Castle) which is thought to be the place where the apostle of Jesus, Johannes, reproduced copies of the Bible. The ruins in Rumkale have Late Roman and Medieval characteristics. Rumkale itself presents a magnificent view of the remains of old water cisterns, St. Nerses Church, and Barşavma Monastery. We will end our boat tour after seeing the sunken minaret and the village.
Accommodation in Gaziantep. ( Breakfast )

Gaziantep tour starts after breakfast visit the second largest mosaic museum in the world, Zeugma Mosaic Museum, where the mosaics unearthed in the ancient city of Zeugma (Belkıs) on the Euphrates, the world-famous Gypsy Girl mosaic, and the statue of the god of war, Ares, are exhibited. The ancient city of Zeugma on the Euphrates, which lived its heyday around 256 AD during the Roman period, was utterly destroyed by the Sassanid. Today, the mosaics that decorated the house floors and walls of the wealthy Roman Nobles living in Zeugma are exhibited in this mosaic museum.

Zeugma, founded around 3000 BC, was an important strategic center of commercial caravans in Asia Minor. It was rebuilt in 300 BC by Seleucus, one of Alexander the Great's commanders. It was later ruled by Rome and the Kingdom of Commagene. Zeugma experienced its golden age during the Roman period, with a land of 20,000 acres and a population of 80,000. The mosaics exhibited in the Zeugma Mosaic Museum were removed from  Ancient Zeugma. Belkis 55 Km from Gaziantep  
After our museum visit, we will have a lunch break. The other historical places we will visit in Gaziantep are the Antep Castle, Zincirli Bedesten, the old Coppersmiths' Bazaar, the Gümrük Han, and the oldest coffee house in the region Tahmis, where we’ll give a coffee break. You may shop in the meantime; we recommend that you try the Antep favorite, Baklava with pistachio filling.  
At the end of our Gaziantep tour, you’ll be transferred to Gaziantep Airport. (Breakfast)

* In the event of bad weather, time scarcity, traffic jams, and similar situations, the guide may change the tour program.
* Incidental expenses will be incurred by us in case of a change by the Guide in the itinerary in Turkey.
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1 Pax 0.00 2340.00 0.00
2 Pax 1380.00 1500.00 1380.00
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3 - 5
3 Pax 1080.00 1200.00 1080.00
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3 - 5
4 Pax 960.00 1080.00 960.00
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3 - 5
5 Pax 919.00 1039.00 919.00
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6 Pax 806.00 926.00 806.00
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7-9 Pax 696.00 816.00 696.00
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10-14 Pax 676.00 796.00 676.00
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15-19 Pax 575.00 695.00 575.00
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20-24 Pax 551.00 671.00 551.00
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25-29 Pax 524.00 644.00 524.00
6 - 11
3 - 5
30-40 Pax 508.00 628.00 508.00
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1 Pax 0.00 2400.00 0.00
2 Pax 1440.00 1560.00 1440.00
6 - 11
3 - 5
3 Pax 1140.00 1260.00 1140.00
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3 - 5
4 Pax 1020.00 1140.00 1020.00
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5 Pax 979.00 1099.00 979.00
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6 Pax 866.00 986.00 866.00
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7-9 Pax 756.00 876.00 756.00
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10-14 Pax 736.00 856.00 736.00
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15-19 Pax 635.00 755.00 635.00
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20-24 Pax 611.00 731.00 611.00
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25-29 Pax 584.00 704.00 584.00
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30-40 Pax 568.00 688.00 568.00
6 - 11
3 - 5
Price includes

Private airport transfers

2-night accommodation Daily Breakfast

1- night Sanliurfa - 1 night Gaziantep

All tours as per itinerary

Professional English tour guide for the duration of the tour

Private air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle

Travel Insurance ( Highly Recommended )

Sıra Night. ( Sira Gecesi) Traditional dinner party with music.

Price Excludes

Personal expenses

Breakfast on the arrival day

Domestic flight tickets

Entrance fees to museums and excavation areas

Hotel minibar expenses

Lunches and dinners

Tips for the guide – driver


Cancellation Policy  
- For cancellations made 45 days before the tour, 100% refund. (Except per person 175 € for register, bank commission, and domestic flight ticket cost)
- For cancellations made 44 - 30 days before the tour, 50% refund. (Except for the Bank Commission)
- For cancellations made 29 - 15 days before the tour, 20 % refund.
- No refunds will be made on reservations made 14 days before the tour. %100 Penalty is applied.

- Please note that it is mandatory to have travel health insurance.
- Our team confirms the selected hotels' availability on the booking date. However, in case they are not available, we will book similar hotels for your stay.
- The guide may change the tour program due to bad weather, traffic jams, or similar situations.
- In case any location in the itinerary is closed, we will make arrangements to visit other places.
- During the tours, you will be walking approximately 2 km every day on uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines, and steps.
- It is recommended that you wear comfortable clothing, flat walking shoes, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen during the summer months. In winter, please bring a raincoat, warm clothes, winter walking shoes, an umbrella, etc. to stay comfortable.
- When visiting religious places like churches, mosques, and cathedrals, it is recommended to wear plain clothing, including closed and long skirts
- The order of the sites visited may change to avoid crowds.
- Please ensure to carry your passport for all domestic flights. Domestic flights are economy class, and the luggage limit is 15 Kg.z




Silver Package  Hotels 
Şanlıurfa (1)     : Narlı ev Boutique – Alahan Boutıque - Grand Gulizar Hotel 4*
Gaziantep  (1)  : Divares Hotel 4- Safir Hotel 4

Gold  Package Hotels 
Şanlıurfa (1)     : Nevali Hotel 5*
Gaziantep  (1)  : Grand Hotel Gaziantep 5*

Note: Sample hotels are confirmed on the booking date,  in case of availability. Otherwise, reservations are made in similar hotels.

Mevlid-i Halil Mosque
Urfa Museum
Prophet Abraham Lake
Halil-ul Rahman Mosque
Urfa Castle
Zeugma Mosaic Museum

Şanliurfa Airport Transfer:  Urfa GAP Airport to Urfa Center distance is 60 Km.

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A wonderful Gobeklitepe Mesopotamia tour awaits you where you will discover the mystery of Mesopotamia's oldest civilizations. The sitting human statue found in the Karahantepe Archaeological excavations on September 24, 2023, was made 13,000 years ago and is the oldest human statue in the world. The discovery of Gobeklitepe and Karahantepe has overturned all that the world of archaeology has known so far. The artifacts in the Sanliurfa Museum are evidence of the traces of life in the region. In Sanliurfa, known as the city of prophets, the cave where Prophet Abraham was born in the sacred region, the ancient Harran with its conical houses, and the oldest university in the world await you. 
The Gaziantep Zeugma Mosaic Museum tour offers a magnificent mosaic view.  The Gypsy girl mosaic is exhibited here. Gobeklitepe tour is the most interesting region in Mesopotamia.

Karahantepe Human statu

  • Tour Code : EN-082
  • Duration : 3 Days
  • Start : Şanlıurfa
  • End : Gaziantep
  • Tour Season : All year round
  • Transfer : Vehicle
  • Distance : 490 Km
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