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Konya Mevlane Museum & Beysehir Lake Tour from Istanbul by Plane

Duration:Full Day

Departure:Everyday

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This tour is a daily departure tour from Istanbul to Konya. It is a full day tour including a professional tour guide. A chance to see Beysehir lake and the museum of Mevlana the founder of sufism.

Tour Itinerary

05:00 Our driver will come to your hotel for picking you up and take you to airport. (Time can be change according to available  flights departure time)

07:05 You will fly from Istanbul to Konya. (Please note that flight time can be chage according to avalibilty)
08:15 You will arrive in Konya Airport then our staff will be waiting at the Konya Airport with name sign. You will be picked up and dirve to Konya. The tour starts by visiting, Mevlana Museum, where is located in Konya City Center. Today, it is the mausoleum of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, a Sufi mystic also known as Mevlâna or Rumi. It was also the dervish lodge (tekke) of the Mevlevi order, better known as the Whirling Dervishes.You will visit all available section in Mevlana Museum such as Matbah (Kitchen), tombs, Tilavet Chamber (Quran Reading And Chanting), Semâ-Hâne (Ritual Hall). After visiting continue the tour by visiting Selimiye Mosque is located next door to Mevlana Museum. The mosque was commissioned by, and named for, Sultan Selim II (1566-74) in the Ottoman style. Construction began in 1558 when Selim was still a prince and was completed shortly after he became sultan, in 1567. Afterwards, you will have lunch in an authentic restaurant. After having lunch you will do Panaromic Meram tour. Then drive to the Beysehir Lake. It carries the same name as the principal urban center of its region, Beysehir. Water level in the lake often fluctuates by year and by season. Lake Beysehir is used for irrigation, although it is also a national park. There are thirty-two islets in varying sizes in the lake. Lake Beysehir is also an important site for many bird species. While you are on the Beysehir Lake Tour, you will be able to visit, Esrefoglu Mosque is the only wooden mosque where several decorative techniques of stone, brick, ceramics and painting were used together. It is still a mystery how the wooden portions of the mosque, built in 1299, lasted until today without decay Esrefoglu Mosque, built in 1299 in the Beyşehir district of the central Anatolian province of Konya, is an architectural mystery. Afterwards, visit Eflatun Pinari means "violet spring", and is the location of a Hittite shrine dating back to the 13th century BCE. Its layout is quite different, a large, walled basin dominated by a wall of relief figures in one end. The figures symbolizes winged sun disks carried by semi-human monsters.
At the end of the tour, drive back to Konya Airport 
23:05 You will take flight from Konya to Istanbul (Please note that flight departure time can be chage according to avalibilty)
00:20 Arrive in Istanbul. When you arrive in Istanbul airport, you will meet with our staff at the airport then be transferred to your hotel.

Includes

  • Airport transfer in Istanbul and Konya.
  • Roundtrip flight tickets
  • 1 Full Day Beysehir Lake, Esrefoglu Mosque, Eflatun Pinari, Konya City Tour and visit Mevlan Museum
  • Transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches
  • Professional Guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism
  • All entrance fees to the archaeological sites and museums, parking and road tolls
  • 1 Lunch in the tour at local restaurant
  • Local taxes

Excludes

  • Drinks at lunches
  • Personal expences
  • Tips to guide and driver

Notes

You are kindly requested to present yourself at the pick up point 15 minutes prior the pre advised pick up time
Remember to take sunscreen & a hat if you're not fond of direct sunlight as there is minimal shade available

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