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Treasures of Armenian Heritage 

This tour is guided by Graham Umit Dogan who was born/raised in Eastern Turkey, received his university degrees in chemical engineering and economy  in Germany, has been guiding tours throughout Turkey in the last 32 years and has great knowledge about the region in general but specially Armenian history and culture in that part of the World.

Treasures of Armenian Heritage

Suggested Travel Itinerary 

Day 1
Depart the USA. Overnight flight to Istanbul.

Day 2 ~ Adiyaman (Kahta)
After arrival in Istanbul you will proceed to domestic terminal to take connecting flight to Adiyaman. Once in Adiyaman you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

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Treasures of Armenian Heritage in Turkey

Based on 21 days/ 19 nights

Imagine walking through Anatolia, modern Turkey with ever-changing landscape of 2,800 years Armenian heritage and history. Walk in the footsteps of their most famous kings, religious leaders, craftsmen, architects to see their most holy places, cities such as  Ani, Sourp Khatch Cathedral in Aghtamar, the site where St. Gregory baptized King Dertad on the Aradzai River, near Diyadin, Palu fortress where St. Mesrob Mashdots created the Armenain Alphabet. These are just a few treasures you are going to see and experience.

Best seasons to travel to this destination are spring or fall.

NOTE: This tour is not offered as a pre-planned group tour. We would be delighted to meet the expectation of the interested individuals and/or groups with the below example outline of the trip, based on the treasures of Armenian Heritage in Turkey, or change and custom design one working around the offered itinerary according to your special  interest and desire to make it unforgettable experience of your own.

Trip Includes:

Accommodation for 19 nights at selected 3 & 4 star hotels, and/or restored Ottoman mansions and special boutique hotels


Breakfast daily


10 dinners


Daily private sightseeing  by comfortable air-conditioned  minibus or van including professional driver


English speaking and knowledgeable guide


Entrance fees to sites indicated in bold on the itinerary


Two domestic flights in Turkey (Istanbul-Adiyaman / Sivas-Istanbul)


Ferry to the Akdamar Island


Bosporus cruise in Istanbul


All arrival and departure transfers


Baggage handling


Complete information package with itineraries, travel and visa information, and luggage tags


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