3 Days Lake Van Tour from Izmir

3 Days Lake Van Tour from Izmir


3 Days





Pickup Point:



St. Bartholomeus Church, Cavustepe (Sardurihinili) Castle, Akdamar Island, Hosap Castle, Vanadokya, Muradiye Waterfall, Big Crater Lake, Volcanic Small Lake, Seljuk Cemetery, Ahlat Tombstones, Emir Bayındır Mosque, Van Castle (Tuspa Castle), The Cat House, Van Ethnography Museum, Van Archeology Museum, Van Savatlı Silverwork

  • Per person 1 pax

    € 1350
  • For 2 pax

    € 800
  • For 3 Pax

    € 640
  • For 4 Pax

    € 570

3 Days Lake Van Tour from Izmir

This is 3 days Short Eastern TurkeyTours, It is covering Van, Bitlis, and Lake Van. Lake Van is a beautiful Huge Blue Lake, with the Brown mountains in the background giving it A magic image, home to its interesting geological formation, history, fish species, natural beauty, and dozens of civilizations that settled around the lake...Its height above sea level is 1646 m.

The most important feature of the lake is that its water is salty and soda. In this 3 days program, you will have the opportunity to have a Van breakfast, You will visit The House of Van cats, Holly Cross Church, Van castle, Akadamar Island and Church, Hosap Castle, and Muradiye Waterfalls.

Day 1: Fly to Van - Akdama Island - Hosap Castle - Overnight in Van

  • Pick up From Izmir Hotels at 04:30 am
  • Drive to Izmir Adnan Menderes Airpot, Fly to Van at about 08:00 am
  • Arrive at Van Airport, Meet with your guide
  • St. Bartholomeus Church
  • Cavustepe (Sardurihinili) Castle
  • Akdamar Island
  • Local Lunch
  • Hosap Castle
  • Vanadokya
  • Overnight and dinner in Van

Day 2: Muradiye Waterfall -^Nemrut Mountain - Ahlat-Overnight in Van

  • Muradiye Waterfall
  • Big Crater Lake
  • Volcanic Small Lake
  • Seljuk Cemetery
  • Ahlat Tombstones
  • Local Lunch
  • Emir Bayındır Mosque
  • Overnight and dinner in Overnight in Van or Tatvan

Day 3: Van Castle (Tuspa Castle) - The Cat House - Fly to Izmir

  • Van Castle (Tuspa Castle)
  • The Cat House
  • Van Ethnography Museum
  • Van Archeology Museum
  • Local Lunch
  • Van Savatlı Silverwork
  • Drive to Van Airport. Fly to Izmir or Istanbul

Note: If you wish, you can extend your tour, or you may request a transfer service from us to other cities such as Diyarbakir, Mardin, Adana, Syria, and Ankara.

*3 Days Van Short Turkey Tour, runs every day and is available all year round. Also, documents with details and confirmations will be e-mailed to you after your booking.

We are moving towards the city center with our private vehicle waiting for us in Van. In Van, we first take our breakfast enriched with local products. Afterward, we move to Yavuzlar Village, which is the natural beauty of Van, where the volcanic panoramic formations are called Vanadokya, On the way visit the St. Bartholomeus Church. After a break in front of the fairy chimneys, we will see the Hosap Castle, one of the historical beauties of Van, and move to Cavustepe (Sardurihinili) Castle.

Seeing the artifacts from the Urartian period, then we move to lake Van. Here, we are moving to Akdamar Island in Lake Van with our boat. Akdamar Church and its surroundings, located on Akdamar Island and famous for its stonework, will be our itineraries at this point. After the pleasant time, we will spend by the lake, we move to our hotel in Van.

After breakfast, we go to the Muradiye district of Van and visit the Muradiye Waterfall, which pours from a height of approximately 20 meters. After the exciting minutes, we will spend on the bridge, we turn our direction to the Ercis. Here, we will watch the migration of the Pearl Mullet, which lives only in this basin in the world and tries to reach the river beds to lay its eggs like salmon. After watching this visual feast and taking pictures, we reach our Ahlat district via Adilcevaz, which is famous for its walnuts.

After seeing the Seljuk Cemetery and Tombstones, Ulu Vault, Emir Bayındır Mosque, and Vault, which are unique examples of Turkish art and culture in Ahlat, we take a panoramic tour in Tatvan city center and move to Nemrut Mountain, where Turkey's largest crater lake is located. When you reach the summit of Mount Nemrut, the vast and magnificent view of Lake Van on the one hand and the fascinating view of Crater Lake, on the other hand, will impress you. We descend from Mount Nemrut, fascinated by seeing the Big Crater Lake, Small Lake, Ilikgol, and Volcanic Stones and Lava Remains in the Nemrut Mountain Crater. Then we move to our hotel in Tatvan. Dinner and accommodation in our hotel.

After breakfast, we leave our hotel. We go to the skirts of Van Castle (Tuspa Castle) and get information about the castle from our guide. Afterward, we go to the newly opened Van Ethnography and Archeology Museum and crown our castle tour. After the beautiful photos we will take with these cute friends, we reach our store where silver and filigree embroideries unique to the region are exhibited.

Then we go to the Cat House, where we can see the Van Cats, one of the most important and cute creatures of the region. After getting information about the Van Savatlı silverwork, which gives the most beautiful ornament to silver, we go to the Maiden's Castle, where we can see Lake Van from above. After drinking our tired tea here, we depart for Van Airport. Fly to Izmir or Istanbul.

What’s Included?

  • Pick up From Izmir Hotels
  • English-speaking tour guide during the tours
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • 2 Night Accommodation in Van (3-4 Star)
  • 2 Dinner
  • Domestic flights
  • 3 Local Lunch (Vegetarian lunch option available upon request)
  • Entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Local taxes and service charges

What’s Not Included?

  • Personal expenses and Gratuities
  • Drinks

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