Eastern Turkey Tour (14 nights) - Draft – For Discussion & Comment

Day 1: Departure from London/Istanbul - Thursday, June 4th, 2020 OR Thursday, September 3rd 2020
Day 15: Return to London/Istanbul - Thursday, June 18th, 2020 OR Thursday, September 17th 2020

Last Update: 8 May, 2019

 

Day

 

Action

Travel

Details

Overnight

1

Thursday

UK>Istanbul > Van FLIGHTS

Hotel

Van

2

Friday

   

Van explorations, Tushpa, Citadel, etc.

Van

3

Saturday

  Ferry, 30Km

Ahkdamar Island, Armenian Churches
Chavustepe & Hoshap Kalesi

Van

4

Sunday

Van > Dogubayazit

170Km

Ishak Pasha Saray and mosque

Mt Ararat in Distance

Dogubayazit

5

Monday

Dogubayazit to Tatvan 180Km

Ahlat Selcuk tombs, Adilcevaz, Volcanos etc..

Tatvan

6

Tuesday

Tatvan > Malatya TRAIN

VanGolu Express – Train to Malatya – 07:30>16:30)

Malatya

7

Wednesday

Malatya to Adiyman 50Km

Aslan Tepe, Malatya Historic Buildings

Kahta

8

Thursday

Adiyman > Urfa 10KM

AM: Trip up mountian to Nemrut Dag
PM: Urfa visit

Urfa

9

Friday

  10KM

AM: Gobekli Tepe
PM: Urfa

Urfa

10

Saturday

Biricek/Zeugma 80Km Biricek, Zeugma – Gaziantep:Mosaic Museum Gaziantap

11

Sunday

   

Historic Buildings, Other Museums & Town etc.

Gaziantap

12

Monday

Gaziantep > Istanbul FLIGHT

AM: Bazaar etc.
PM: Flight depart

Istanbul

13

Tuesday

Istanbul Local Day in Istanbul - Bosphorus Istanbul

14

Wednesday

Istanbul Local Day in Istanbul - Istanbul farewell dinner Istanbul

15

Thursday   FLIGHT Istanbul>UK