[Please note that this day stage from Yuvacli to Gollu is currently inaccessible; the full route is accessible beginning at Gollu on stage 2.]
Visit a holy grave and a mysterious fortress. Step back in history in the timeless sweeping landscape and arrive at the luscious Garden of Eden at the Gollu homestay.
Time: 4-6 hours
Challenge: easy-moderate, good footing with a few small inclines and declines
Sites & Highlights: Haci Omer Yazidi shrine, Roman fortress, Kurdish village culture, big sky views
Notes & Tips: The village of Balki (about half way through the day) offers water and a toilet stop. Numerous lovely orchards are available for a picnic lunch or snack break in the shade.
Transportation: Public bus from Urfa to Hilvan or private taxi. No public transport to Gollu.
Tour packages for this region are offered by Nomad Tours Turkey
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