You will be met by your private guide at the Adıyaman airport and start the tour of Kahta area visiting Hittite sites of Karakus Tumulus and Arsemia as well as the stone Roman bridge of Cendere. After the tour check into your hotel on the footsteps of Mt. Nemrut National Park. After a short rest, you will be transferred to Mt. Nemrut to climb up for the sun set time in the mountain top. The burial place of the Commagene Kingdom, Mt. Nemrut has the impressive giant statues both on the east and west terraces of the mountain top. After the sun set , you will return back to your hotel and with the incredible fresh mountain air you will have your dinner and overnight in Mt. Nemrut -D
Mount Nemrut ; crowning one of the highest peaks of the Eastern Taurus mountain range in south-east Turkey, Nemrut Dag is the Hierotheseion (temple-tomb and house of the gods) built by the late Hellenistic King Antiochos I of Commagene (69-34 B.C.) as a monument to himself.
Roman Cendere Bridge – The bridge is constructed of 92 stones, each weighing about 10 tons as a simple, unadorned, single majestic arch on two rocks at the narrowest point of the creek. At 34.2 m (112 ft) clear span, the structure is quite possibly the second largest extant arch bridge by the Romans. It is 120 m (390 ft) long and 7 m (23 ft) wide.
Arsemia – Arsemia (the summer capital of the Commagene Kingdom) just to the east of the river are within 10 miles of Kahta. When you climb up to the top a statue of Harecles shaking hands with King Mithridatesof Commagene from around 50 BC will meet you.
Karakus Tumulus – ( Women’s Monumental Tomb ) Located at Adiyaman -Kahta entrance in the south west of the National Park. Tomb was built by Commagene’s King Mithradates II and was dedicated to his mother Isas. Because of the symbol of eagle on the top of the columns, it was named as Karakus(black bird) Tumulus.
After breakfast transfer to Adiyaman Airport to fly back to Istanbul.