HISTORIC CILICIA NEMRUT WESTERN ARMENIA MESOPOTAMIA CAPPADOCIA
Visit wonderful Cilicia, magnificent Nemrut, fantastic Mesopotamia, mystic Cappadocia and Western Armenia where You can discover rich Armenian (and not only) cultural and historical heritage. 10 day tour to Cilicia, Western Armenia and Nemrut will let you discover all the beauty of Cilician Armenia, Cappadocia, Musaler, Portasar / Gobeklitepe, Hromkla, Antep, Mardin, Diyarbekir, Mush, Kars, many other wonders. During this tour you can enjoy your time in the beaches of ancient Korykos, just in front of Korykos Sea Fortress. Hamshen Tour is a professional travel agency focused on tours to Historical Armenia and our company is doing its best to provide quality service, the best in Armenia. We have English-speaking experienced guides (on demand).
5։30AM, Arrival: 11:00PM, Starting point: 8 Tumanyan
Accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels
Transportation in new minibuses (15-18 people, Mercedes Sprinter/Volkswagen Crafter)
2 meals in a day (breakfast-lunch or breakfast dinner)
Tour guide in English or Armenian (well-known Armenian Turkologists and Historians)
Entrance Fees for all sights
Ship ticket in the Mediterranean sea.
Visa Fee for Turkey,
DAY 1 | Sweet Mush
Tsovakn Hyusiso (Childir) Lake,
Basen. Araks River and Hoviv Bridge,Lunch in Mush Hotel in Mush.
DAY 2 | Old Gods
Mush: Old Armenian Quarter, St. Marine Church, Aratsani (Eastern Euphrates) River, Mush Valley, Sulukh Bridge,
Bingol (Byurakn) Mountains,Lunch in Diyarbakir
Nemrut: Statues of Gods,Hotel in Siverek.
DAY 3 | Ancient cities
Diyarbakir (Tigranakert): City Walls, Armenian Churches of St Kirakos and St Satrgis, Tigris Bridge and Tigris River,Lunch in Mardin
Mardin: City Tour,Hotel in Mardin.
DAY 4 | The oldest places
Urfa: Pool of Abraham,Lunch in Urfa
Hromkla Fortress *,hotel in Antep.
DAY 5 | To heroes
Antep: Armenian Church of Holy Mother,
Musaler: Armenian Vakif Village and Moises Tree,Lunch in Musaler
Hotel in Musaler or Samandag.
DAY 6 | Castles of Cilicia
Alexandretta (Iskenderun): Armenian Church,
Anarzaba Fortress (panorama),
Passing the city Adana,Dinner in Korykos Hotel in Korykos.
DAY 7 | Exploring wonderful Cilicia
Korykos, Cilicia, Mediterranean Sea,
Visiting Korykos Land and Sea Fortresses,Dinner in Korykos Hotel in Korykos.
DAY 8 | Mystic Cappadocia
Morning in Korykos,
Tarson (Tarsus): Armenian Church and Gates of Cleopatra,
Cappadocia,Lunch in Cappadocia
Free time in Cappadocia,Hotel in Cappadocia.
DAY 9 | Ancient Cities
Early in the morning: Balloons in Cappadocia (on your own budget),Breakfast at hotel
Kesaria (Kayseri): St Gregory the Illuminator Church,Lunch in Sebastia
Yerznka (Erzincan) Waterfall,Hotel in Yerznka or in Erzurum.
DAY 10 | Roots
Erzurum (Karin): Armenian Church, Sanasaryan College, Erzurum Fortress,
Sarighamish Forests,Lunch in Kars
Kars: Kars Fortress, St Apostles Church, Vardan Bridge, House of Yeghishe Charents,Back to Yerevan.