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East Anatolia Tour

East Anatolia Tour

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You are welcome to the east part of Turkey. With its unique culture, geography, and people, you will have an amazing trip in this area. Comparing the western part of the country, east part has its own style with a mixture of east and west cultures. You will discover history, culture, and local life style in this tour as well as delicious food culture of the region. The tour mainly highlights the popular destinations of the east part of the Turkey.

This tour is available for both private and small group tours. If you want to be flexible and enjoy your extensive private services, you are welcome to ask a free quote for this tour from our travel experts.

Please click here if you want to customize this tour.

If you are a group of travellers, please also contact us to get a special price for your group.

This tour is also available as small group tour with a limited number of travellers. The maximum number of travellers in a group is 10 pax. So, please contact us to reserve our limited slots for this tour. Please also note that the tour route and program may differ based on weather conditions.

Pricing of the Tour

Please note that pricing of this tour is set based on small group tours in a double/twin shared room. Single supplement for this tour is 100 USD. The price of private tour may differ based on the number of travellers. Please also note that small group tours might be cancelled if there won’t be minimum number of travellers for any departure date. We have 10 slots for this small group tour.

Confirmation and Payment of the Tour

You can confirm this tour by booking through our website. Please note that the tour price is set for full payment for small group tour. However, you don’t have to make full payment to confirm the tour. We have flexible booking system because of COVID situtaiton. We ask only 10 % down payment from the customers to confirm the tour. Please contact us to make down payment. We can provide a secure payment link, Paypal Payment, or bank info. Once we receive a down payment, we will send a confirmed itineray to the customer. We ask the rest of the payment when the customer arrives in Turkey until the second day of the tour. We provide full refund if the customer has to cancel the tour 48 hours prior to their departure. However, we may exclude the amount of the services which we cannot refund such as bank transfers, non-refundable hotel or flight bookings (if applicable). You need to contact us through email or telephone in order to confirm your tour by making down payment or asking quote for a private tour.

At our company, we strive to offer you the best travel experiences, including our group tours. However, we would like to emphasize that these group tours are subject to a minimum requirement of four travelers in order to proceed as planned.

While we always make every effort to gather a sufficient number of participants, there are instances where we may not reach the minimum threshold. We need minimum 4 pax to depart for the group tour. In such cases below 4 pax, we regretfully have to inform you that the group tour will not be guaranteed.

We understand that this may cause some inconvenience or disappointment, especially if you have already made arrangements or have been looking forward to the tour. Please be assured that this decision is not taken lightly, and we explore all possibilities to secure the necessary number of participants.

In the event that a group tour is not guaranteed, we will promptly notify you and discuss alternative options. These may include rescheduling the tour, joining another existing group, or exploring individual tour arrangements. Our aim is to accommodate your preferences and ensure you still have a memorable and enjoyable travel experience.

We greatly appreciate your understanding and flexibility in this matter. Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to our customer service team. We are here to assist you and provide further guidance.

5 Days
13+ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Van Airport / Kars Airport
  • Departure Time
    Any time
  • Return Time
    Any time
  • Dress Code
    Casual, comfortable and light
  • Included
    Airport Transfer
    Museum/National Park Fees
    Travel Health Insurance
  • Not Included
    2 Domestic Flights
    Domestic Flights
    Tips to tour guide and driver

Tour Plan


Welcome to East!

We welcome you at Van Airport and transfer to the hotel. If you arrive earlier we can have a short walk in Van streets, stopping by local cafes and local markets.

Discover Akdamar Island and Van

Van breakfast is very popular in Turkey. Have a nice Van breakfast at hotel and leave for Akdamar Island tour. Driving 30 km to Gevaş we will reach to ferry terminal. Take a boat trip on Van Lake through Akdamar Island. Van Lake is the biggest one in the country. Discovering the beauty of Van Lake, we will reach to Akdamar Island after an enjoyable boat trip. Visit historical Armenian Church of the Holy Cross which is originated through 915 -921 AD. Discover the rest of the island. Stop by cafe to have coffee. Then, let’s move to Van. Have a city tour in Van. Visit historical van Castle whcich was built between 9th to 7th Century BC by Urartians. Then, let’s drive to Duğubayazit. On our way to Doğubayazit, stop by Muradiye Waterfall. See amazing nature of the waterfall. Overnight in Doğubayazit.

Explore Noah’s Ark around Dogubayazit

Today, lets first visit amazing Ottoman palace Ishak Pasha Palace which is 7 km away from Doğubayazit. It was built by Armenian architect in 17th century. Then, let’s stop by a small mosque from Ottoman era and visit historical Urartian castle which are located by the palace. Then, let’s move to the Tomb of Ahmedi Hani who was the first Kurdish philosopher, Sufi, and poet. Afterwards, we will move to Noah’s Ark National Park, driving breathtaking hills, and crossing small Kurdish villages. Visit museum of Noah’s Ark. See a canoe-shaped area on the hill near to the museum. Some people believe that it is Noah's Ark’s foot trip. Then, let’s visit the second largest meteor crater in the world which is located on the border of Iran. After all, let’s drive back to Doğubayazit. If you wish you can goto a traditional Turkish hamam or go to Diyadin hot springs facilitiy to relax. Overnight in Dogubayazit.

Discover history in Ani ruins and Kars

Today, our tour will continue through north to Kars. Let’s drive to Kars (3 hour drive). Visit Kars Castle which was built by Selcuks as a fortress in 12th century. Then, visit Kumbet Mosque which was originally built as a Church of Apostles in the 10th century. Then, let’s will walk to old stone bridge which was built in 1725. Then, let’s move to Ani Ruins which was originally ancient Capital City of Armenian Kingdom. This ancient site was also a very significant point of Silk Road for the trade. You will be amazed with churches, walls, mosques, and lodges. Then, we will drive to Kars. Overnight in Kars.

Transfer to Kars Airport

Have a nice breakfast at hotel. We will transfer you to the airport based on your flights schedule. If you still have time before moving to airport, we can stop by at local market for shopping. Then, move to airport.

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  • Adnaan

    Amazing and highly professional.

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    31/12/2021 at 10:47

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