2 Days Tour
Konya is one of the oldest urban centers in the world and now a major city in Central Anatolia. Historically, Konya was the capital of Seldjouk of Rum. The city in classical antiquity was called "Ikonion". Konya was the final home for Mevlâna, the world known poet and theolog who pursued the divine truth and secrets. The Mevlevi Sufi order of Islam’s known as the "Whirling Dervishes".
Early morning transfer to highspeed train station for Konya, city of Mevlâna the world famous theolog of the Sufi Sect. whose doctrines advocates unlimited tolerans, goodness, charity, awarenes through love. Meeting at train station in Konya. Transfer to hotel and free time until dinner.
Mevlâna Museum and his Theological Campus for Derwishes. Aziziye Mosque, Historical Bedesten (The Bazaar), Tomb of Shams Tebrizi, fellow of Rumi. Lunch of traditional cuisine tastes of Konya. Alâaddin Hill & Alaaddin Keykubat Mosque, ince Minaret Madrasah, Archaeological Museum, Ethnography Museum. Dinner at hotel.
Sama Performance at Mevlâna Cultural Center every Saturday at 19:00
Drive to Çatalhöyük, the oldest neolithic village discovered in the world listed on UNESCO Heritage List and dates back to 7500 BC. Butterfly Valley, Sille Village, the religious city from early Christianity, St. Helena Church, Milk Church, Cave Monasteries, Satan Bridge, Sille Dam, Ak Mosque . Lunch of typical tastes of the region. Kilistra & Lystra, ruins of the ancient residentials from early Christianty. Transfer to Konya train station for return to İstanbul.