Private Gobeklitepe Day Tour from Istanbul

Everyday Guarantee Departures
1 Day
1 City
50 Reviews

Places to Visit

  • Sanliurfa
  • Abraham Cave
  • Gobeklitepe
  • Istanbul
  • The World's Oldest Temple
  • Full-Day Tour

Tour Program

  • 5:00 AM: Meet your guide at your Istanbul hotel and transfer to the Istanbul Airport.
  • 7:00 AM: Board your flight to Sanliurfa, the nearest airport to Gobeklitepe.
  • 9:00 AM: Arrive at the Sanliurfa Airport and meet your local guide and driver.
  • 9:30 AM: Begin your drive to Gobeklitepe, the world's oldest temple site, which dates back over 11,000 years.
  • 11:00 AM: Arrive at Gobeklitepe and start your guided tour of the site. Learn about the history and significance of the ancient temple and see the fascinating T-shaped pillars that still stand today.
  • 1:00 PM: Enjoy a traditional Turkish lunch at a local restaurant.
  • 2:00 PM: Continue your tour of Gobeklitepe.
  • 4:00 PM: Drive back to the Sanliurfa Airport.
  • 6:00 PM: Board your flight back to Istanbul.
  • 8:00 PM: Arrive at the Istanbul Airport and transfer back to your hotel.

Tour Details Tour ID 351

Explore the Ancient Marvel of Gobeklitepe: Private Guided Day Tour from Istanbul

Gobeklitepe, located in the southeastern part of Turkey, is the oldest known temple in the world, dating back to 10,000 BC. This incredible site was only discovered in the 1960s and is considered a turning point in our understanding of human history. Visitors to Gobeklitepe can witness massive stone pillars, which are some of the largest and oldest architectural structures in the world. 

 

The pillars are decorated with intricate carvings and depict a variety of animals and symbols, giving us a glimpse into the beliefs and rituals of the early human communities that built this site.In addition to visiting Gobeklitepe, the tour also includes a visit to the nearby town of Sanliurfa, known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and delicious cuisine. 


✅ Everyday guarantee departures 
✅ Private Local Guides 
✅ Stress free tour 
✅ VIP Entrance Fees to museums and attractions

✅ Travel by luxury minivan ensures a personalized experience

✂ Fully customizable itinerary

✈ Travel by air instead of long bus journeys 


Departures : Everyday


Starting Point : Istanbul Hotels


Duration :  15 Hours (Flexible)


Language : English


Highlights

  • Istanbul
  • Sanliurfa
  • Gobeklitepe

When you open the booking form ( after you click make reservation button) you will see optional activities, so you can add them in your tour and you can customize it as you wish.

✅ Inclusion :

  • Private professional licensed tour guide
  • VIP Entrance Fees to museums and attractions 
  • Pick up from Hotel
  • Transfers with luxury minivan
  • Domestic Flight Fees 


❌ Exclusion:

  • Meals
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional additional tours or activities

Q: What is Gobeklitepe and why is it significant? 
A:
Gobeklitepe is an ancient temple located in southeastern Turkey and is considered the oldest temple in the world, dating back to 10,000 BC. It is significant because it represents a turning point in our understanding of human history and is considered a key site for those interested in history, archaeology, and ancient civilizations.

Q: What is included in the Gobeklitepe Day Tour from Istanbul? 
A:
The Gobeklitepe Day Tour from Istanbul includes a visit to the ancient temple site, a guided tour with a knowledgeable guide who will share stories and information about the history and significance of the site, and a visit to the nearby town of Sanliurfa.

Q: How long does the tour last? 
A:
The tour typically lasts for approximately 15 hours, starting and ending in Istanbul.

Q: What is the cost of the tour and what is included in the price? 
A:
The cost of the tour varies depending on the tour operator and the size of the group. The price usually includes transportation, guide services, entrance fees to Gobeklitepe and Sanliurfa.

Q: How do I book a Gobeklitepe Day Tour from Istanbul? 
A:
You can book a Gobeklitepe Day Tour from Istanbul through a tour operator or a travel agency. You can also book online through a travel website or directly through the tour operator's website.

Q: Is the Gobeklitepe Day Tour suitable for all ages? 
A:
Yes, the Gobeklitepe Day Tour is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. The tour involves some walking and standing, so it is recommended to wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Q: Can I purchase souvenirs at Gobeklitepe or Sanliurfa? 
A:
Yes, you can purchase souvenirs and local crafts at the bazaar in Sanliurfa. The bazaar is a great place to find traditional items such as textiles, ceramics, and jewelry.

# For cancellations made more than 7 days prior to the scheduled activity or service, there will be %20 of the total amount as penalty.

# If you like to re-schedule the tour date instead of refund. You can re-schedule your tour without any penalty 1 time. And you can tell your new travel date until 15 days of your arrival date. And this re-schedule right is valid 2 years after postponing the actual tour date.

# For cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the scheduled activity or service, there will be no refund.

# If you like to re-schedule the tour date instead of refund. You can re-schedule your tour with only %10 penalty 1 time. And you can tell your new travel date until 15 days of your arrival date. And this re-schedule right is valid 2 years after postponing the actual tour date.

After you submit your reservation please send copies of passports of all participants, and your arrival/departure airport transfer informations via email [email protected] For further assistance please feel free to call +905434428069

Comments
Samantha B.

Göbeklitepe is a true wonder, and this tour provided a deep dive into its historical significance. It's an archaeological site that challenges our understanding of early human civilizations and their complex belief systems.

Justin P.

Standing in the presence of structures that are over 12,000 years old is a profound reminder of the enduring quest for spiritual connection throughout human history yes

Emily H.

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William S.

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Melissa R.

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Jessica A.

It was a sobering experience to see the old stone monoliths of Göbeklitepe up close. It serves as a reminder of the vast amount we still don't know about our past and the incredible feats of our predecessors yes

David D.

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Mary S.

The tour to Göbeklitepe was like stepping back in time. The site's significance in human history is mind-boggling.

Jonathan B.

Exploring Göbeklitepe with a knowledgeable guide was a fantastic experience. I learned so much about the history and symbolism of the site. It's a must visit for anyone interested in archaeology and our shared heritage.

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Jessica G.

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Natalie H.

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Stephanie T.

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Christopher P.

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The trip to Sanliurfa was a great way to round off the Göbeklitepe tour. The town's charm and cuisine are a perfect complement to the historical exploration. This tour provided an enriching experience filled with history and culture heart

Nicholas T.

Exploring Göbeklitepe, with its enigmatic symbols and massive stone pillars, was like stepping into a time machine. It's a site that challenges and reshapes our comprehension of early human societies and their spiritual beliefs.

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Jonathan W.

The tour to Göbeklitepe was like stepping back in time. The site's significance in human history is mind-boggling yes

Kelly R.

I was captivated by the intricate carvings at Göbeklitepe, and the tour provided valuable insights into the ancient beliefs and practices of early human communities.

Matthew R.

Witnessing the massive stone pillars at Göbeklitepe is a humbling experience. This tour is a journey through the depths of history.

Samantha S.

Göbeklitepe is a true archaeological wonder, and this tour made it accessible and informative. The ancient carvings are a testament to human creativity heart

Justin B.

The visit to Sanliurfa provided a nice contrast to the ancient marvel of Göbeklitepe. The town's vibrant culture and cuisine were a delightful addition to the trip.

Victoria C.

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Benjamin G.

Exploring Göbeklitepe with a knowledgeable guide was a fantastic experience. I learned so much about the history and symbolism of the site.

Erin S.

The Göbeklitepe tour was an eye-opening experience. It's incredible to think that this site predates the pyramids and Stonehenge.

Daniel T.

Göbeklitepe's ancient carvings left me in awe of the artistic skills of our ancestors. This tour is a must for anyone interested in history and archaeology.

Mary B.

The trip to Sanliurfa was a perfect addition to the Göbeklitepe experience. The town's rich history and delicious cuisine added depth to the overall journey.

Christopher W.

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