Cilicia-Kilikia, Upper Mesopotamia, Nemrut-Commagene and Historical Western Armenia (9 days)
9 days, 8 nights
Explore Western Armenia and Cilicia, a marvelous land on the Mediterranean, ✔️ Mount Nemrut by the Euphrates (a UNESCO site), hosting huge statues of Hellenistic gods. Tour the city of ✔️ Urfa – the birthplace of Abraham. Visit the churches of the first Christian communities, the town where Apostle Paul was born, the church, where Apostle Peter preached. Walk through the gate where ✔️ Cleopatra met Mark Antony. Explore ✔️ fortresses of the Crusaders, Urartians and Byzantines that have rock-carved inscriptions of Armenian kings.
Narekavank has been organizing tours to Cilicia since 2008.
Tour cost includesa) Quality hotel accommodations 3* and 4*,b) Comfortable, air-conditioned vehicles (van, minibus, bus)c) Local tasty meals - half board (breakfast and late lunch),d) Entrance fees to cultural and historical monuments (including ferry boat to Akhtamar Island and Corycus Castle),e) Travel Insurance,f) Professional services of a multi-lingual Tour Guide who accompanies the group.
HotelsErzurum / SarikamisNemrut / Siverek / AdiyamanAdana / Sis / KorikosMusaler / IskenderunMusVanDogubayazit / Muradiye