Nemrut, Throne of Gods and Upper Mesopotamia: Day 1: Early morning pick up for transfer to stanbul Atatürk Airport for flight to Adyaman. Meeting at Adyaman Airport and drive to Kahta. Lunch by the waterside restaurant after a short walk at the shores of Atatürk Dam. Visit the KARAKUS TUMULUS, the 35m. high monumental tomb which was built as a mausoleum for the royal family by Commagene's King Mithradates II in 36 BC, dedicated to his mother
A handful of columns, another is topped by a lion, and a third one is around the mound holding the female relatives of the king. Roman CENDERE BRIDGE 120m. long and 7m. wide, one of the oldest bridges on the world being used today, closed to the vehicles, was contructed of 92 stones, each weighing 10 tons on Cabinas stream. Continue visiting the antique city of ARSEMIA, from the beginning of 200 BC, the summer capital and management city of the Commagene Kingdom. Drive to view the world famous sunset at NEMRUT MOUNTAIN (2150 m. ) amongst the mass-stone statue-monuments unbelievably erected at the summit. Return back to hotel for dinner and a short overnight.
Day 2: Very early wake up and reach the NEMRUT summit to watch the most striking view of the sun-rise among the statues. Descent to Kahta. Breakfast at hoteland transfer to Adyaman Airport for flight back to stanbul.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel between 5am and 5.30am.