Frontier Formalities, Passport and Visas: Nationals of the following countries can enter Turkey with a valid passport; a visa is required: Up to 3 Months Germany, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belize, United Arab Emirates, Denmark, Morocco, Fiji, Finland, France, Granada, Iran, Switzerland, Iceland, Jamaica, Japan, Canada, Qatar, Kenya, Kuwait, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Norway, Oman, St. Lucia, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Chile, Trinidad, Tobago, Tunisia, Vatican City, New Zealand, Greece, Ecuador, Sweden, Israel, South Korea, Uruguay. Up to 2 Months The Republic of Croatia, The Republic of Slovenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rumania, Macedonia, Indonesia. Up to 1 Month Bolivia, Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, The Republic of South Africa. For the countries mentioned above and Bulgaria, a transit visa is not required. Nationals of the following countries require a visa: U.S.A., Austria, United Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Holland, and Portugal can obtain a sticker visa at border gates (Up to 3 Months). Azerbaijan, White Russia, Armenia, Moldavia, Uzbekistan, Russia, Tadzhikistan Ukraine, Hungary, Poland, The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Georgia, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and Taiwan can obtain a sticker visa at border gates (Up to 1 Month). Nationals of Guatemala can obtain a visa for up to 15 days at border gates. Nationals of Jordan, up to 30 days. Nationals of all other countries require a visa, which can be obtained from the nearest Turkish embassy or consulate.
Note: Citizens of Germany, Belgium, France, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Spain, Italy, Malta, Switzerland, and Greece may enter Turkey with the proper identity cards in lieu of a passport.
East Mediterranean with Mesopotamia Turkey Tour (7 Days - 6 Nights)
DAY 1: Istanbul - Antakya: Our plane depart from Istanbul to Antakya airport. Upon arrival we get our seats on bus and depart to Samandag where visit to Selecuia ruines and arrive Seaside where visit to Romans ruines Titus Tunnel. Afternoon return Back to Antakya and visit to St Pier Church, Habib Neccar Mosque and Orthodox Church. Arrive our hotel, dinner and ON (L,D)
DAY 2: Antakya - Adana: After breakfast first visit to Catholic Church, Old Houses and our bus head to Adana direction. Follows we depart to Tarsus which is well known St. Paul's birthplace. Upon arrival visit to St Paul dwell and a mini museum, Cleopatra Gate and Depart back to Adana. C/in hotel, dinner and ON. (B,L,D)
DAY 3:Adana, Gaziantep: Breakfast follow we depart to We arrive to Kadirli where visit to Hittites Empires Rock Reliefs in a natural zone. Depart to Gaziantep, upon arrival we have lunch in atraditional Turkish kebab restaurant (Imam Cagdas) follows we start our visits; Antep Archaeological Museum which is very rich of Zeugma Excavations Collections of mosaics, Old Tower follows drive to Old Bazaar and transfer to Hotel we overnight. (B,L,D)
DAY 4: GaziAntep - Kahta - Nemrut: Follows breakfast we have avisi to Gaziantep Etnography Museum and depart to Adiyaman Kahta direction to visit Nemrut, where on the hill wellcome sunset and rocky carved god statues. After having our Lunch in Adiyaman. Arrive to Kahta then depart to Kingdom of Commagene's, Arsemeia Ruines, Karakus tumulus, Cendere Bridge (Builded on Roman Times) reach god statues on hill of Nemrut. Wellcoming sunset, evening retun back to our hotel in Kahta. Dinner and ON (B,L,D)
DAY 5: Gap Dam - Gobeklitepe - Harran - Sanliurfa: After breakfast we leave from Kahta and head to Urfa, on the way we have time a visit Gap Dam project and photo break session. Arrive to Gobeklitepe which is the oldest Humanity Temple excevated here and times back to 12.000 Year old cutted stones reliefs, figures, statues Arrive to Urfa downtown where have our lunch. Follows lunch Depart to Harran, once arrival visit to World oldest University builded here, City Walls, a mini visit of Bee Design traditional Houses and back to Urfa. We have visits at Holy TrautFish Pool, (known Prophet Abraham's Pool) Halil-Ül Rahman mosque etc. Arrive to our hotel Dinner and ON. (B,L,D)
DAY 6: Urfa - Mardin: Follows breakfast we drive to Mardin. Upon arrival we have visit to Deyruz-Zafaran Monastery and Mardin Houses and Have lunch. Follows lunch visit to Holy Mosque and İsabey Medreses after we depart to Midyat. Arrive our hotel, Dinner and ON. (B,L,D)
DAY 7: Mardin - Midyat - Batman to Istanbul: Breakfast and depart to visit Midyat's important Aramic Church, Mor Gabriel Church where also visit to important pre-christians Gabriel's grave. Having information about Church and visit Midyat typical and traditional stoned houses. Follows lunch we depart to visit Hasankeyf where visit to Bridge and Castle we depart to Batman where we have return flight back to Istanbul. Arrive İstanbul. End of tour and Our services. (B,L)
Our Services: Licenced Guided tours - Hotel stays as range 3* or 4*, or 5 range - Entrance fees where applicable - All Tranfers
Drinks on the meal - private expences minibar, phone etc in hotel room - Tips to guide or driver if appreciate - Self expences
It is time to tell a big thank you for your great servicies in Istanbul. Our group was happy to get a good hotel and perfect excursion, especially the excellent cruise!
Many thanks again. Jelena Dudina
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