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Mardin - Hasankeyf Tour


  1. Day 1 Istanbul - Mardin - Midyat - Hasankeyf - Mardin

    05.30 am  Meeting at the Domestic Flights Departure Hall of Ataturk Airport
    07.25 am Departure with Turkish Airlines TK 2674 to Mardin
    After arriving in Mardin in early morning, we will get on our rides to take a city tour around the city. After having breakfast, we head to Midyat, laying 68 km east of Mardin. In Midyat, we first visit St. Gabriel Monastery (aka Deyr-Ul-Umur), a Syriac orthodox monastery. Then we walk around Midyat streets to take a look at the old mansions and churches. We take a short free time for shopping, especially, the well-known silver filigree works by local craftsmen. Afterwards, we will have lunch and leave Midyat for Hasankeyf, where we will see the antique city, soon to be flooded under the Ilısu Dam reservoir. Later, we will get back to Mardin. We will have dinner and spend the night at our hotel in Mardin.

  2. Day 2 Mardin

    After the breakfast, we will start touring around Mardin, and visit Mor Behnam (Kırklar / 40 Martyrs) Church, Mardin Museum, Mardin Grand Mosque, Ancient Arcaded Bazaar (Sipahiler) and Zinciriye Madrasah. After having lunch in downtown, we will walk around the old narrow streets to see the old Post Office, Sehidiye Mosque, Sbanci City Museum, passageways and Sitti Rayyiye Madrasah. Then we will have some free time to rest at the hotel. The dinner will be served at a local restaurant. we will spend the night in Mardin.

  3. Day 3 Mardin - Dara Antique City - Istanbul

    After the breakfast, we will check-out from the hotel and head to Deyr-Ul Zefaran (aka Saffron / St. Ananias, Mor Hanonyo) Monastery. Then we will visit the Antique City in Dara, circa 34 km away from the monastery, where we will see the antique necropolis, cisterns and dungeons. After having lunch back in Mardin, we will visit Kasimiye Madrasah, laying on a hilltop overlooking Mesopotamian plain. Later, we will be transferred to Mardin Airport, in Kızıltepe country, to take our flight in the afternoon.
    05.00 pm Heading to Mardin Airport
    07.20 pm Taking Turkish Airlines TK 2677 flight to Istanbul
    09.40 pm Arrival 

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