Duration: 2 Day / 1 Night Region: Kahramanmaras/Nemrut Comments: Nemrut Mountain is a significant attraction. At the top of Mt. Nemrut, King Antiochus I Theos of Commagene built his tomb-sanctuary along with huge statues (8-9 meters high). Visit the Commagene Kingdom with it’s sunrise and sunset to see the monumental stones in the best possible light. It has been designated a World Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO, and is one of the most important National Parks in the country.
Day 1: Cappadocia – Kahramanmaras – Kahta
Meet the guide and driver in the hotel at 08:00am, and depart from Goreme. After passing Kayseri, we visit the Seljuk Karatayhan Caravanserai on the famous Silk Road. We then drive for lunch through the Taurus Mountains, affording us the opportunity to observe the countryside and everyday life of rural Turkey. After lunch we drive to Kahramanmaras for a different experience-tasting the best ice-cream in Turkey. We then drive to Kahta and check-in our hotel. Overnight in Kahta.
Day 2: Nemrut – Cappadocia
We depart from hotel very early in the morning up to the Mount Nemrut. At the end of the road, we get off the van and walk twenty-five minutes until the summit. Here we watch the memorable sun rise between the colossal size statues and heads of the kings and Gods. We then visit Arsemia which was once the capital of the Commagene Kingdom before continues to the ancient Septimus Severus Bridge over the Cendere stream, and the Karakus tumulus where members of the royal family were buried. After having your breakfast, we will drop you in the bus station, to take the bus to Goreme. You will be back in Goreme or other towns of Cappadocia around 19:00.
Professional English speaking guide
Lunches and Dinners
Accommodation and private AC transportation
Hotels are 3*
Group size is usually between 4 and 14 people.