South East Turkey is a melting pot of cultures, with influences from resident and neighbouring Arab and Kurdish populations, which both bring with them a wealth of history and tradition. You will meet people from all these rich cultures and the many ways they express and celebrate their identities.
Each site we visit has played an important role in shaping the history of Turkey and the wider region. We will explore the history of the many civilisations that have called this place home, and how they all fit together in the long timeline of this area - correctly known as the ‘cradle of civilisation’.
Turkey hosts some of the best archaeological sites; all the way from the Neolothic era, to the roman empire, the crusades, and the seljuk and assyrian empires. Many of these sites are little known, which means you have a rare access to immaculate and perfectly preserved locations.
This all-inclusive, private, guided tour is an easy add-on to any vacation in Turkey! We will pick you up from your hotel - no worries, no stress, with a knowledgeable guide that speaks your language. Don't visit the area without experiencing the local sights and sounds of historic Diyarbakir. See the following incredible sites: Diyarbakir Fortress, the Tigris River, Diyarbakir Archeological Museum, a beautiful and historical Caravan Saray, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Diyarbakir City Walls, the Grand Mosque of Mardin, and the Silk Road 10 Arches Bridge.
You will meet people from all the rich cultures and the many ways they express and celebrate their identities. Each site we visit has played an essential role they play in moulding the history of Turkey and beyond.
Explore the history of the several civilisations that have called this place home. See how they all join together in the long timeline that is correctly known as the ‘cradle of civilisation’.
It is a well-known fact that the majority of the best-preserved ancient Greek ruins are in Turkey and hosts some of the best archaeological sites. Most of these sites are little known, which means you have rare access to immaculate and perfectly preserved locations.
Discover the civilizations of Mesopotamia. This is where it all began, and the region has been inhabited ever since. Visit the ancient home of the patriarch Abraham, the cave of Job, and Jacob's well. See UNESCO World Heritage sights of Gobekli Tepe, the Diyarbakir Fortress, Hevsel Gardens, and Mount Nemrut. Explore Roman Cities, roads, and cisterns and see palaces and mosques from the Ottoman Empire.
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