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Sanlıurfa Tour

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29.12.2020-31.12.2020
  1. Day 1 Istanbul - Sanlıufa

    07.35 am Departure for Sanlıurfa with Turkish Airlines flight no TK 2246
    We will start our Sanlıurfa tour, meeting t at the SOFOS counter at the Domestic Flights Hall of Istanbul Airport. We will take the Turkish Airlines flight TK 2246 at 07:35 am and land at 09:35 am. Taking the tour bus at the airport, we will start exploring Mesopotamia , visiting the landmarks of the city: the cave where Prophet Abraham was born, Baikli Gol (aka Halil-ur-Rahman Lake), Ayn Zaliha Lake and Rizvaniye Mosque. We will have lunch at one of the best restaurants of the region, known for its local dishes. After lunch, we will continue exploring other touristic attractions: Sipahi Bazaar, Kazaz Bazaar, Huseyniye Bazaar, Gumruk Han (Customs Caravanserai) and Urfa Bazaar.

  2. Day 2 Urfa - Gobeklitepe - Harran

    After having breakfast at the hotel, we will depart for Gobeklitepe, (~18 km northeast), the archaeological site that served as a breakthrough and changed the known history of the mankind. Following a video show we will leave the archeological site to have lunch at a restaurant known for its tastes. After having coffee, we will head to Harran, one of the oldest centers of the region. Through our trip, we will enjoy the magnificent panorama of the endless Harran Valley. We will make a quick stop at the cave of Prophet Job, the symbol of patience. At Harran, we will visit the well-known Harran Cultural Center, with its conic domed architecture, Harran Hoyuk, Harran Grand Mosque, the Citadel and the campus ruins. Afterwards, we will get back to Urfa. At our hotel, our dinner will be served with a traditional “sira night”, where a band perform singing local ballads and playing traditional instruments.

  3. Day 3 Urfa - Birecik - Halfeti - Istanbul

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    08:00 pm Departure to Istanbul with Turkish Airlines flight TK 2249

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SANLIURFA TOUR WITH SOFOS

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