Zeugma, Halfeti and Rumkale Tour Gaziantep

  • Zeugma, Halfeti And Rumkale Tour Zeugma, Halfeti and Rumkale Tour
  • Zeugma, Halfeti And Rumkale Tour Zeugma, Halfeti and Rumkale Tour
  • Zeugma, Halfeti And Rumkale Tour Zeugma, Halfeti and Rumkale Tour
  • Zeugma, Halfeti And Rumkale Tour Zeugma, Halfeti and Rumkale Tour
  • Zeugma, Halfeti And Rumkale Tour Zeugma, Halfeti and Rumkale Tour
  • Zeugma, Halfeti And Rumkale Tour Zeugma, Halfeti and Rumkale Tour

Zeugma, Halfeti and Rumkale Tour

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A Magical Triangle Tour has been specially put together to allow you to visit the ancient settlements that lived along the Euphrates river. The main three settlements that used to be along this beautiful rivers are the; twin settlements that made Zeugma, Halfeti the partially submerged town, and Rumkale the statically important river fortress

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Your tour will begin at 9:30 am. You will be taken you see many sights along the Euphrates river.

Your first stop on the tour is to view and learn about the Zeugma Antique site, from here many beautiful mosaics were excavated and moved to Gaziantep’s Zeugma Mosaics Museum. After viewing what remains out of the water you will visit the Bald Ibis Sanctuary. This sanctuary offers home and protection for this species of Ibis which had dwindled, however thanks to the work in building the aviaries and birdhouses the number have risen to having over 100 breeding pairs. From watching these ancient birds to the town of Halfeti, partially submerged it offers a fantastic view. Halfeti is the main harbour for the lake that was created by the dam. The boat tour in Halfeti has become more popular as the number of tourists visiting the partially submerged old Halfeti has increased as well. 

A traditional lunch will be served at approximately 13:00.

Following lunch, you will depart for Rumkale where you will take a traditional boat to the ancient castle city of Hromla which now stands surrounded by water from the man-made lake after the construction. This position was strategically important when first bring built by the Assyrians. The city is considered a sacred play due to St. John the Apostle is supposed to have made copies of the new testament and hidden them in the castle walls. Here you can find the church of the Saint Nerse, it is said he served as the patriarch for the Armenia people in the 12th century. The ruins are said to make a shiver go down your back with how stunning the ruins are.

From here you will return to Gaziantep at approximately 17:30.


Tour Prices

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Departure Info
  • Tour Duration
    1 Days
  • Departing Cities
    Gaziantep
  • Returning Options
    Gaziantep
  • Departure days
    Please ask
  • Starting Time
    9:30 AM
  • End Time
    5:30 PM
  • Duration
    08:00 Hours
Essential Info
  • Pick-up Time
    To be confirmed
  • Tour Type(s)
    Private Tour
  • Language(s)
Transport
  • Private transfer