Detailed Tour Program

8 DAYS/7 NIGHTS

Tour Description:

DAY 1: WELCOME AT THE AIRPORT AND SETTLING IN THE HOTEL
* REST AND FREE TIME
* PANORAMIC CITY TOUR
MARDIN TOWN CENTER

THEN WE GO TO THE PLACE WHERE WE WILL TASTE THE FAMOUS LOCAL FLAVORS OF MARDIN... VERY TASTY VERY NUTRITIOUS AND OF
COURSE WE START WITH THE WARM LEBENIYE SOUP

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AND THEN WE CONTINUE WITH APPETIZERS, ONE OF THE MARVELOUS FLAVORS OF MARDINI. (FIRIK SALAD, DRIED TOMATO SALAD,
WALNUT OLIVE SALAD, HUMUS, MUAMMARA, PEPPERED YOGURT, EGGPLANT SALAD WITH TAHINI, MOLDY YOGURT WITH DRIED
TOMATOES, , BULGUR MEATBALLS WITH YOGURT, CARROT SALAD WITH POMEGRANATE WALNUT)

WE CONTINUE TO TRY THE WONDERFUL FLAVORS ACCOMPANIED BY THE FAMOUS YAYIK AYRAN WHICH YOU WILL DO WITH YOUR OWN
HANDS AT THE YAYIK AYRAN WORKSHOP IN MARDIN

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WE TASTE THE FAMOUS STUFFED RIBS BY THE REGION.

STUFFED RIBS, APPROVED BY THE TURKISH PATENT INSTITUTEIN THE OFFICIAL DESCRIPTION; THERE ARE MANY HIGHLIGHTS SUCH AS
MASTERY, KNOWLEDGE-SKILLS, SPECIAL SKILL, SPECIAL CLIMATIC CONDITIONS OF MARDIN..
MARDIN IÇLI KOFTESI

SEMBUSEK WITH MEAT, ORUK ETC.

AFTER THIS NICE MARDIN MEAL, WE ARE GO TO THE HOTEL..
DAY 2: WE ARE MAKING A WONDERFUL TRADITIONAL BREAKFAST..

AFTER THIS BEAUTIFUL LOCAL BREAKFAST, WE WILL DİSCOVER THE MYSTERIOUS BEAUTY OF MARDIN.
WE TRIP THE MARDIN FORTRESS, MARDIN SAKIP SABANCI CITY MUSEUM AND THE HISTORICAL ZINCIR MEDRESE.

MARDIN SAKIP SABANCI CITY MUSEUM HISTORICAL ZINCIRIYE MEDRESESI

AFTER DISCOVERING THIS BEAUTIFUL MARDIN, WE ARE REUNITED WITH LOCAL MARDIN DISHES AT LUNCH.
LOCAL MARDIN DOBO DINNER AND RICE PILAF: AN ENORMOUS FLAVOR MADE WITH LAMB LEG AND ALMONDS.

FIRKIYE

AT SEMBUSEK BOREĞI WORKSHOP, YOU WILL EXPERIENCE SEMBUSEK BOREĞI, ONE OF THE FAMOUS DELICACIES OF MARDIN, BY YOUR
OWN HANDS

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AND LASTLY, WE ARE TASTING THE HARIRE DESSERT..

AFTER THIS DELİCİOUS MEAL, WE ARE TRIP MARDIN AGAIN.
WE ARE GOING TO THE HISTORIC ŞEHIDIYE MOSQUE

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WE ALSO VISIT KASIMIYE MEDRESE

THEN OUR GUESTS WILL HAVE A TASTE OF MARDIN MIRRA COFFEE IN THE WORKSHOP WITH YOUR OWN HANDS TO COOK AND DRINK THE
FIRE OF THE EMBERS WILL EXPERIENCE.

AFTER THIS NICE COFFEE BREAK, WE ARE AGAIN WITH THE AMAZING HISTORY OF THE MARDIN.
DARA ANCIENT CITY DUNGEON

DARA ANCIENT CITY DUNGEON

AFTER THIS MYSTERIOUS TOUR, WE MAKE A RETURN FOR DINNER
WE MAKE THE OPENING WITH A TASTE OF MARDIN .MARDIN CASSEROLE

AFTER THAT MARDIN KIŞKEK DINNER MARDIN KILIÇE

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WE END OUR MEAL WITH THE KAHIYE DESSERT

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DAY 3: WE START THE DAY WITH BREAKFAST AT THE LOCAL, GROUND TABLE. FIRST OF ALL, WE WILL WITNESS THE PRODUCTION OF THE IT
TANDIR BREAD WORKSHOP IN A BELONGING TO THE REGION. AND OUR GUESTS WILL EXPERİENCE DOING IT WITH THEIR OWN HANDS.

AFTER THIS FINE BREAKFAST WE WILL GO TO COLLECT THE CHERRIES IN THE FAMOUS CHERRY GARDENS OF MARDIN.

OUR GUESTS WILL COLLECT MARDIN CHERRY .WE WILL EXPERIENCE THE CHERRY HARVEST.
AFTER THAT WE'RE GOING TO THE SUNFLOWER FIELD.

THEN WE WILL GO TO THE PLACE WHERE WE WILL TASTE LOCAL FLAVORS FOR LUNCH.
ALLUCIYE: VERY DIFFERENT A FLAVOR MADE FROM LAMB AND GREEN PLUM

ACCIN: AN EXQUISITE LOCAL DISH MADE FROM VEAL, BULGUR AND EGG . DAHUDIYET: A DISH MADE OF RICE AND PATTIES

ZINGIL: FRIED DOUGH AND SHERBET MAGNIFICENT DANCE...

AFTER THIS UNIQUE TASTE, WE CONTINUE TO VISIT THE MYSTERIOUS CITY OF MARDIN.

THEN WE GO TO THE VIRGIN MARY CHURCH

WE'RE GOING TO SEE THE HISTORIC MARDIN MANSIONS.

AFTER EXPLORING THE CITY, WE ARE A GUEST OF MARDIN'S TRADITIONAL QUEUE NIGHTS.

YOU WILL TASTE THE LOCAL FLAVOUR IN THE ANCIENT FORTIFICATION IN OF MARDIN.AFTER THIS FUN WE WILL RETURN TO THE HOTEL..

DAY 4: WE MAKE A LOVELY BREAKFAST IN ONE OF THE HISTORIC MANSIONS OF MIDYAT WITH WONDERFUL TEA BREWED IN THE COPPER
TEAPOT.

AFTER BREAKFAST WE DISCOVER THE BEAUTIES OF MIDYAT. FIRST WE START WITH THE HISTORIC MIDYAT STREETS.

MIDYAT CLOCK TOWER

MIDYAT JEWELERS BAZAAR

MIDYAT'S HAND-MADE JEWELRY DESIGN WORKSHOP, HAND-MADE, JEWELRY DESIGNS WILL SEE CLOSELY.

SPICE AND COPPERSMITHS BAZAAR TOUR

AFTER THIS NICE MIDYAT TOUR, WE WILL EAT LOCAL MIDYAT DISHES FOR LUNCH. THE MOST FAMOUS FOOD OF MIDYAT ,MUMBAR

CARROT RICE

WE TASTE BAKED ONION WITH EGGPLANT KEBAB AND ROSE DESSERT

AFTER THIS NICE MIDYAT DINNER, WE CONTINUE TO DISCOVER THE CITY THAT UNITES MANY OF THESE CIVILIZATIONS, WHERE CHURCH
BELLS AND PRAYER SOUNDS ARE MIXED
IN THE FIRST PLACE WE VISIT THE PURPLE GABRIEL MONASTERY.

THE PURPLE GABRIEL (DEYRULUMUR) MONASTERY IS THE OLDEST SYRIAC ORTHODOX MONASTERY STANDING IN THE WORLD.

AFTERWARDS, WE ARE GOING TO DRINK TURKISH COFFEE IN THE SAND WHICH IS A TASTE OF MIDYAT. TURKISH COFFEE:

AFTER THIS FINE TURKISH COFFEE, WE ARE GOING TO EXPERIENCE THE CONSTRUCTION AND TASTE OF THE FAMOUS SYRIAC WINE MADE
BY THE LOCAL PEOPLE IN MIDYAT.

AFTER ENJOYING THE WINE IN THE HISTORICAL MANSION OF MIDYAT, WE WILL WITNESS THE MYSTERY OF HASANKEYF WITH THE BEAUTY
AND HISTORY OF THE TWELVE THOUSAND YEAR

HISTORIC HASANKEYF

AFTER WE WITNESSED THIS MILLENNIUM HISTORY OF HASANKEYF, WE ARE SITTING IN A MAGNIFICENT TRADITIONAL TABLE.
AFTER THIS TRIP, WE RETURN TO MIDYAT DINNERS..
ONION KEBAB: A DELICIOUS DISH MADE WITH ONIONS AND KOFTE

STUFFED LEAF WITH ALMOND

SEMOLINA MIDYAT COOKIE

AFTER THIS NICE DINNER WE WILL RETURN TO MARDIN.
DAY 5: WE ARE MAKING THE 5TH DAY BREAKFAST IN MARDIN.
AFTER BREAKFAST, OUR ROUTE WILL BE FROM NEIGHBORING PROVINCE

OUR NEXT ROUTE AFTER BREAKFAST IS NEIGHBORING PROVINCES WE ARE HEADING TOWARDS OF SANLIURFA ONE OF THE MOST
DELICIOUS CITY IN TURKEY. AFTER TWO HALF HOUR A JOURNEY, WE ARRIVE IN ŞANLIURFA

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AFTER THE FISH LAKE, WE ARE GOING TO THE GRAND BAZAAR OF SANLIURFA.

SPICE BAZAAR TOUR
THEN WE GO TO URFA CIGERCI FOR LUNCH. OUR GUESTS WILL COOK THEIR OWN MEALS. WE WILL COOK LIVER FOOD, THE MOST
FAMOUS DISH OF URFA.

WE’LL TASTE OF THE AYRAN WITH A LOCAL COPPER BOWL.AFTER THAT THE UNIQUE DESSERT OF URFA: SILLIK DESSERT ...

PEANUT BUTTER ŞILLIK DESSERT

AFTER THESE DELICIOUS URFA DISHES, WE CONTINUE TO VISIT THIS CITY OF HIGH SPIRITUALITY WITH ŞANLIURFA TRADITIONAL CUISINE
MUSEUM.

IN THE TRADITIONAL KITCHEN MUSEUM, THE OLD KITCHEN MATERIALS FROM THE PAST TO THE PRESENT DAY ARE DISPLAYED IN
ŞANLIURFA.. YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO MAKE LOCAL DISHES IN THE LOCAL CUISINE COURSE OF HOUSEWIVES WHO KNOW THE KITCHEN
OF URFA IN ŞANLIURFA KİTCHEN MUSEUM

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AFTER THAT, WE HEAD TO THE MUSEUM OF ŞANLIURFA MOSAIC

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AFTER THIS TRIP, WE RETURN TO THE PLACE WHERE WE WILL HAVE DINNER TO TASTE THE DELICIOUS FLAVORS. WE START WITH THE
FAMOUS URFA CIG KOFTE AND LAHMACUN

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HARRAN PICKLE IS BITTER AND DELICIOUS TASTE AND BULGUR MEATBALLS

WE EAT A GREAT URFA DINNER WITH HOT SESAME PIDE

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AFTER THIS FINE DINNER, WE ARE HEADING TO THE HOTEL WHERE WE WILL BE STAYING IN ŞANLIURFA.
DAY 6: WE AWAKE A BEAUTIFUL TO MORNING IN SANLIURFA. AND WE ARE HEADING WHERE WE WILL HAVE BREAKFAST FOR A LOCAL
BREAKFAST.. IN THE TRADİTİONAL GROUND TABLE, THE GUESTS WILL MAKE THEIR OWN DISH . ''SAC BOREGI WORKSHOP''

AFTER THIS BREAKFAST WE GO TO OUR FIRST ROUTE TO GOBEKLITEPE.
GOBEKLITEPE IS THE OLDEST KNOWN ARTWORK GOBEKLITEPE; 7500 YEARS BEFORE THE TEMPLE.GOBEKLITEPE, KNOWN THE FIRST AND
LARGEST TEMPLE IN HISTORY
HISTORICAL HARRAN HOUSES

AFTER THİS TRİP, WE TASTE LOCAL FLAVORS AT LUNCH.
WE START WITH THE TRADITIONAL SOUP OF THE REGION
EAR SOUP: MADE WITH LAMB MEAT, CHICKPEA OR MANTI

THEN WE CONTINUE OUR MEAL WITH OTHER URFA FLAVORS.
AGZI YUMUK BOREGI GARLIC BULGUR MEATBALLS

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BAKED EGGPLANT KEBAB: THE MAGNIFICENT COMBINATION OF EGGPLANT AND MEATBALLS...

DOVMEC LETTUCE STUFFED

AND THE LOCAL BUT VERY DEMANDING DESSERT, HIRTLEVIK DESSERT.

AFTER THİS NİCE LUNCH WE CONTINUE OUR TRIP.
HAN EL-BABUR CARAVANSERAI SUAYB ŞEHRI HARABELERI

AFTER THIS MAGNIFICENT TOUR, WE WILL BE A GUEST AT A LOCAL URFA SIRA NIGHT.

OUR GUESTS WILL TRY TO MAKE CIG KOFTE WITH THEIR OWN HANDS

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BY ACCOMPANIED TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT KEBABS AND CIG KOFTE

AFTER THIS NICE NIGHT, WE'RE GOING BACK TO THE HOTEL.
DAY 7: WE ARE A GUEST OF A TRADITIONAL DINNER TABLE FOR URFA BREAKFAST.

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UNDERWATER LIVES, TOMBS, SCHOOLS, MOSQUES, HOUSES, ROADS, DREAMS, SORROWS, JOYS; ON THE ONE HAND, IN A VERY SPECIAL
CLIMATE, IN A REGION WITH MANY STORIES, YOU WILL FEEL LIKE YOU ARE IN A MOVIE
WE ARE GOING ON A BOAT TOUR TO DISCOVER THE BEAUTY OF VIEW

TRADITIONAL DINING TABLE IN HALFETI

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AFTER LUNCH WE RETURN TO URFA AND FIRST WE GO TO THE HALIL-U RAHMAN MOSQUE- HAZRETI IBRAHIM CAVERN.

WE TASTE THE TURKISH COFFEE OF URFA REGION AT THE HISTORICAL CUSTOMS HOUSE.

URFA BITTER COFFEE

AT DINNER, WE'RE HEADING TO TASTE DIFFERENT LOCAL FLAVORS.
TIRIT

SINI TARAKLIĞI KAZAN KEBAB

BOSTANA SIRE BULAMACI

WE ARE GOING TO OUR HOTEL AFTER THESE DELICIOUS TASTES
DAY 8: LAST DAY IN URFA.WE START DAY BY MAKING A DELICIOUS URFA BREAKFAST. THEN TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT.

WHAT WILL YOU EXPERIENCE?
• YAYIK AYRANI WORKSHOP
• MIRRA COFFEE WORKSHOP
• SEMBUSEK BOREGI WORKSHOP
• CIG KOFTE WORKSHOP
• TANDIR BREAD WORKSHOP
• CHERRY HARVEST
• SPICE MARKET TOUR
• WINE TASTING
• LIVER WORKSHOP
• KITCHEN MUSEUM TOUR
• URFA LOCAL COOKING COURSE
• SAC BOREGI WORKSHOP
• STREET FOOD TOUR
• EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONALS WHO WILL GUIDE YOU
• THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN THE SECRETS OF TURKISH CUISINE FROM THE BEST MASTERS
• DELICIOUS DISHES ONLY AT LOCAL AND HIGH QUALITY RESTAURANTS
• LOCAL BREAKFASTS
• AIRPORT TRANSFERS

WHAT FLAVORS WILL YOU TASTE?
• FIRIK SALAD
• DRIED TOMATO SALAD
• OLIVE SALAD WITH WALNUT
• HUMUS
• MUAMMARA
• LEBENIYE SOUP
• RIBS STUFFED
• IÇLI KOFTE
• ORUK
• DOBO DINNER
• RICE PILAF
• FIRKIYE MEAL
• HARIRE DESSERT
• CASSEROLE FOOD
• KIŞKE FOOD
• SCALLOPS
• ALLUCIYE
• ACCIN
• DAHUDIYET
• ZINGIL
• STUFFED MUMBAR
• CARROT RICE
• EGGPLANT KEBAB WITH ONIONS
• BREAD WITH MEAT
• ROSE DESSERT
• TURKISH COFFEE
• ONION KEBAB
• ALMOND STUFFED LEAVES
• SEMOLINA MIDYAT COOKIE
• YAYIK AYRAN
• SILLIK DESSERT
• URFA ÇIG KÖFTE
• LAHMACUN
• HARRAN PICKLE BULGUR MEATBALLS
• SESAME PIDE
• EAR SOUPAĞZI
• YUMUK BOREGI
• GARLIC BULGUR MEATBALLS
• BAKED EGGPLANT KEBAB
• DOVMEC
• LETTUCE STUFFED
• HIRTLEVIK DESSERT
• KEBAP
• TIRIT
• KAZAN KEBABI
• BOSTANA
• SIRE BULAMACI
AND OTHERS ... YOU WILL NEVER FORGET THESE FLAVORS
FESTIVALS BASED ON TOUR TIMING
15TH MARDIN CHERRY FESTIVAL
MARDIN YEŞILI
DATE: 16.06.2019
2. ISOT FESTIVAL
SANLIURFA
DATE:14.09.2019