* Visited Sights: Konya – Mevlana Museum – Selimiye Mosque – Panaromic Meram tour – Tavusbaba Tomb – Ince Minaret Medrasah – Karatay Madrasah – Alaaddin Mosque
05 : 30 Am – Pick up from your hotel and drive to Sabiha Gokcen Airport or Istanbul Airport Domestic Flight to Konya. 07 : 10 Am – You will fly from Istanbul to Konya. 08 : 10 Am – You will arrive to Konya and then our staff will be pick you up in front of the exit door of Konya Airport with your name sign .
You will be picked up and drive to Konya. The tour starts by visiting, Mevlana Museum, 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. Afterwards, you will have lunch in an authentic restaurant. After having lunch you will do Panaromic Meram tour. Then continue the tour by visiting Tavusbaba Tomb of belongs to Seyh Tavus Mehmet El Hindi, a Seljuk Period holy man (Sufi saint) near the Meram area. After visiting these places go to Karatay Madrasah was usually founded and maintained by the sultan, princes and other nobles as well as the Wakf, who could afford to meet the expenses needed for free education to students. Then visit the Ince Minaret Medrasah which dates from the 13th century. Originally a medrasa, an islamic school, it is now a museum of wood and stone carving. It is named for its elegant tiled minaret. The minaret was originally much taller than the section that survives today, and had an unusually slender appearance in comparison to the minarets of other contemporary Seljuk mosques, hence the name of the structure. Alaaddin Mosque which was built up at the hill is still surviving intact with its impressive beauty. The construction of the oldest and the biggest mosque of the period of Anatolia Seljuk in Konya was begun in the time of Seljuk Sultan Rukneddin Mesut I (1116-1156), was continued at the time of Kılıçarslan II, and was complated in 1221, during the time of Alaaddin Keykubat.At the end of the tour, drive back to Konya Airport.
22:50 Pm – You will take flight from Konya to Istanbul (Please note that flight departure time can be changed according to avalibilty) 00:20 Am – Arrive in Istanbul. When you arrive in Istanbul airport, you will meet with our staff at the airport then be transferred to your hotel.