Be Amazed by the beauty and rich history of Halfeti and Birecik (Euphrates)
Halfeti, a majority of which lies under the waters of Birecik Dam, used to be called as ''Hidden Paradise'' with the orchards at the hillside of the Euphrates, yard-type stone houses, and flower gardens.
When Halfeti was submerged under the water, the people living in the region migrated to Karaotlak Region, 7 km away from Halfeti. One of the most significant places in the history of Christianity, Rumkale carries architectural ruins of Late Roman and Middle Age characteristics. In the castle with its 3500 m2 field, you can find the ruins of columns and bushes, Aziz Nerses Church (1175), Barşavma Monastery (13th century), water cisterns, and spiral well and a ditch with 8 meters width and 75 meters depth
Famous for its bald ibis, Birecik is such a beautiful place with the attraction of Euphrates River and its natural and ancient structures. The history of Birecik dates back to BC 2000. Bearing the traces of Hittite, Assyrian, Persian, Byzantine and Arabic sovereignty
-- Pick up from the Hotels . .
-- Visitting Halfeti and having Boat tour on Euphrates
-- Visiting Birecik District and see there bald ibes and Euphrates
-- Coming back to the Hotels. . .
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 8 hours
By air-conditioned private vehicles, according to number of people minibus can also be offered.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
90 USD - Lunch and Boat Tour
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks