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Mevlane Museum & Catalhoyuk 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 included a professional tour guide and a chance to visit the most important Hitities ancient city while visiting the founder of Sufi culture in Konya the Mevlana Rumi.

Tour Itinerary

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

07:05 You will fly from Istanbul to Konya. (Please note that flight time can be changed 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 Catalhoyuk is located overlooking wheat fields in the Konya Plain, southeast of the present-day city of Konya (ancient Iconium) in Turkey, approximately 140 km (87 mi) from the twin-coned volcano of Mount Hasan. Catalhoyuk was a very large Neolithic and Chalcolithic settlement in southern Anatolia, which existed from approximately 7500 BC to 5700 BC. It is the largest and best preserved Neolithic site found to date. Afterwards, continue to visit Archaeological Museum in Konya. Konya Archaeological Museum has an excellent collection of ancient artifacts ranging from the Bronze Age to the Byzantine Era. The museum opened in its present location in 1962. Among the displays are many ancient Roman sarcophagi, Greek altars and pottery, important inscriptions in Latin and Greek, Byzantine mosaics, and more
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 changed 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 Konya City Tour, Mevlan Museum Tour, Catalhoyuk Tour and Archaeological 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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