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CAPPADOCIA-KONYA TOUR EVERY SATURDAY WITH DERVISH CEROMONY

We will pick you up from your hotel at 09:00 in Cappadocia. We will drive Konya. On the way to Konya, we will visit Sultanhani  Caravanserai which was an old trade center and accomadation center on the Silk Road.

This is one of the well preserved caravanserai in Anatolia. You will see there resting area of traders, sleeping rooms,stable for animals. After that, we will drive Konya. When we arrive Konya, we will have lunch in Konya. After lunch, we will go to Mevlana Museum.

Konya was the homeland of whirling dervishes. Mevlana museum was used as an islamic and sufism school during 13’th century. We will see tomb of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi,books of Mevlana,old costumes of dervishes and instruments of sufi music. Also you can have some informations about life style of whirling dervishes. Then, we will go to Alaaddin Hill which is the highest point of Konya city center and panoramic vista point of Konya. Konya was the capital city of Seljuk Turk between 11’th century to 13’th century. We will walk around the hill. We will see Alaaddin Mosque which is the one of the well preserved Seljuk Style Mosque in Anatolia. Also we will see some traces of old Seljuk Palace on the hill. After Alaaddin Hill, we will Karatay Museum. This is the place Mevlana started to give some islamic lessons and some islamic preaches  to his followers.  Also people use here as an old islamic school. But today, this school use as a “Tile Museum”. You can see different tiles which were brought different part of Konya and different historical places of Seljuks Turks.

After historical things, you can have some free time in Konya. You can look around by yourself. Then, we will meet again our meeting point which was determined our guide. Then we will go to dinner. We will have dinner in Konya. After dinner, we will go to Konya Cultural Center and we will have chance to see Real Whirling Dervish Ceramony during 1-2 hours. Our Tour finish around 22:00. After whirling dervish ceramomy , we will turn back Cappadocia around 01:00 midnight. But if you like to go other touristic destination from Konya, you can stay there. Then next day morning, you can go different part of Turkey from Konya.

CAPPADOCIA-KONYA TOUR RATE IS 325 EURO FOR 2 PEOPLE
*** IF GROUP SIZE IS OVER 2 PEOPLE,WE ADD 50 EURO PER PERSON

WHAT IS INCLUDING THIS RATE
* LUNCH
* GUIDE
* TRANSPORTATION
* ENTRANCE FEES
* DINNER IN KONYA
* WHIRLING DERVISH CERAMONY IN KONYA


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