Mount Nemrut Miracle from Cappadocia

Mount Nemrut Miracle from Cappadocia

By Robert | Updated Mar. 17, 2023

2-Day Mount Nemrut Miracle Tour

Enter the highest open-air museum in the world, stand on the top of Mount Nemrut, witness the miracle of the sanctuary temple — tomb of King Antiochus I of Commagene, and enjoy sunset and dawn there.




US$729 p/p

Best For

History Lovers

Best Time

Apr. to Oct.

Tour Highlights

The Seljuk Caravanserai in Kayseri
Visit a well-preserved staging post on the ancient Silk Road in Kayseri.
The ice cream at Kahramanmaraş
Try the ice cream at Kahramanmaraş — "the Turkish capital of ice cream".
Sunset on Mount Nemrut
Experience a sunset on Mount Nemrut.
Local foods in Turkey
Admire the Arsameia Ruins.
The Severan Bridge
See the ancient Roman Cendere Bridge that was built in the 2nd century AD and is still being used today.

Itinerary Details

The itinerary below is only a typical sample and you may alter any aspect of it. Tell us your needs and our travel advisors will tailor-make it to meet your requirements.

Day 1
Depart Cappadocia for Sunset at Nemrut

Meals provided: lunch

First, we would leave Cappadocia and head east, through Kayseri, where you could see a well-preserved staging post on the ancient Silk Road called Seljuk Caravanserai.

Also en route are Pinarbasi, a small town famous for its spring water; Tekir, where photographers love to take pictures of the stunning valley scenery; and Kahramanmaraş, hometown of the well-known Turkish ice-cream.

Finally, you would arrive at Kahta, where you could check in and freshen up at your hotel, then take a bus to the base of the footpath, climb Mount Nemrut, and enjoy its glorious sunset.

Mount Nemrut, located in the east of Turkey and rising to 2,150 meters (7,050 feet) of altitude, has the highest open-air museum in the world. You would see a number of huge statues erected around what is assumed to be the royal tomb of King Antiochus I of the 1st century BC.

Day 2
Sunrise, Calls from Ancient Times, Back to Cappadocia

Meals provided: breakfast and lunch

Get up early if you would like to witness a spectacular sunrise. Enjoy a stroll, nothing too strenuous, and wonder how the giant stone carvings could be formed on the top of the mountain. Have impressive photos taken there, which you could treasure with your memories.

Then, head back to your hotel, have a late breakfast, and pack for your journey back to Cappadocia.

A visit to the ruins of Arsameia, once the capital of the Commagene civilization almost 2,500 years ago, as well as the ancient Roman Cendere Bridge, which is still used today, would be arranged on the way.

Your historical journey would end in Cappadocia in the evening of the day. We hope this trip will allow you to make enviable and indelible memories.

Trip Notes

Each part of the itinerary above can be customized. Feel free to let us know your preferences and we will be pleased to adjust the elements for you.


Many types of accommodation are available including 5-star hotels, superior 4-star hotels, the best value 3-star hotels, or popular boutique hotels in various Turkish styles. We will select the perfect one for you.


You will have a private vehicle with air-conditioning for transfers between attractions, hotels, and airports. Shuttle bus transfer would be arranged for particular attractions


Lunches are prepared in local restaurants for you to taste authentic Turkish food. Please tell us your special dietary requirements, such as vegetarian, Indian, gluten-free, or halal. Your guide will take care of it for you.

Price Includes

Price from: $729 (tour code: gh-tk-9)

One-to-one consultancy
One-to-one consultancy
Knowledgeable local guides
Knowledgeable local guides
Private drivers/driver guides and vehicles as listed
Private drivers/driver guides and vehicles as listed
Hand-picked hotels
Hand-picked hotels
Breakfasts and meals as listed
Breakfasts and meals as listed
Entry to all attractions on the itinerary
Entry to all attractions on the itinerary
Transportation as listed
Transportation as listed
A 24/7 helpline while traveling
A 24/7 helpline while traveling

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