The name of Mevlana who lived in Konya is known better than the name of the city itself.Primary reason for it is the hospitality of him which calls everybody t[...]
3 Days Cappadocia & Konya Tour - 3/2
Day 1- Cappadocia
Early morning pick up from your hotel and transfer to airport.Fly to Cappadocia.Upon arrival transfer to Göreme.Then we start our day tour.
Our tour starts at the glorious landscape of Cappadocia, its an exceptionally beautiful journey to the magicland of Turkey, visit Göreme Panorama; is a panoramic point where we view over Goreme town with its wonderful cave houses.
Göreme Open Air Museum with its astonishing rock-hewn architecture, has several oldest churches of Cappadocia with great frescos.
Avanos is center of terra cotta work in center Anatolia, famous for turkish tiles.
Pasabag Valley which has some of the most stunning fairy chimneys in Cappadocia.
Devrent Valley has various type of fairy chimneys, lunar landscape.Have short walk among this amazing valley. Overnight in Göreme
Day 2- Cappadocia
We spend the day at the magical site of Cappadocia ,visit extraordinary volcanic landscape whole underground city; is the most amazing one in the region among 40 other ones.
Pigeon Valley is a panoramic view of thousands of pigeon houses lining step cliffs.
Cavusin Village is one of the oldest settlement of Christian times which has lots of cave rooms .
Love Valley is called originally white valley offers you a wonderfull view with its funny shaped fairy chimneys
Uchisar castle is the highest point of the town, top of the castle has a great panorama of the surroundings area.After tour at 17:00 bus to Konya which takes 3 hour.Transfer to hotel and overnight in Konya.
Hot Air Balloon in Cappadocia: Flying in a hot air balloon is the best way to discover the deep valleys and rock formation of Cappadocia.Our experienced professional pilots will be delighted to take you on an unforgettable journey over Cappadocia. A voyage beyond words over the most stunning landscape.
Cooking Class at Cappadocia: Cooking classes are taught by a local village woman who will guide you through the process of preparing and cooking a traditional Turkish 3 course meal.This will be include soup,at least 2 type of main dishes and a dessert.
Day 3- Konya
Great journey through the mainland of Turkey ,exploring spectacular city of Konya, the capital of Seljuk Empire. Mevlana Museum is Monastery of the dervishes, the founder of the order of Whirling Dervishes. Our guide explains the spiritual and religious basis of Sufism. When you arrive in the Dergah of Mevlana you will have an idea in the rough about it. Otherwise you will not be able to comprehend the perfect building plan of the Dergah which serves with it’s everything to the students of Mevlana. In today’s museum you will see the handicraft gifts of Ottoman Empires and other Holy Kur’an collections with different sizes. In the garden of Dergah you will see the spiritual dances of Dervishes just by their predecessors’ tombs in roses.Then continue to Karatay Medrese, its theological school now a museum displaying rich colored turkish tiles. Karatay Madrasah, where Mevlana Jalaleddin Rumi lectured.Exhibition of the mosaics from all the palaces around the Seljuk Empire will astonish you with its richness and variety. Ceiling and dome which is designed in the shape of Turkish triangle and the tile adornments bearing the names of in three divine religion will show you the source of Rumi's hospitality.In the sequel of a carved stone and a tile ornated examples of perfection it is time to compare them so we are going to a mixture of them, Sircali Madrasah.It is one of the oldest schools of Konya which made it an attractive city to be a capital for Seljuk Empire.That was such a good school that Sultan would come to talk with students and the lecturers about international issues.End of the day transfer to airport and fly to lstanbul.Upon arrival meet you at airport then transfer to hotel.
All airport transfers,
Professional english speaking tour guide,
2 nights Hotel
Museum entrance tickets,
3 days lunch at local restaurant
local bu sto konya
2 way domestic flight tickets