Konya Tour From Istanbul
Meal : Lunch
Konya Day Tour is available everyday from Istanbul by flight. This tour covers Mevlana Museum, Selimiye Mosque, Tavusbaba Tomb, Karatay Madrasah, Ince Minare Medrasah, Alaadding Mosque.
It is daily departure tour from Istanbul early in the morning by flight to Konya. Upon arrival in Konya, you will meet with our transfer men and tour guide at the airport who keeps your name as a sign. And then you will be taken to the first point of the tour to start Konya Daily Tour from Istanbul. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to Konya airport to fly back to Istanbul. Upon arrival in Istanbul. You will be transferred to your hotel in Istanbul. Tour tour ends.
Selimiye Mosque is 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.
Mevlana Museum 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).
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. The Madrassa continued to be one of the main venues of education in the Muslim World under the Ottoman Caliphate until 1924 when Ataturks’ law of 16 March 1924 abolished it in favour of modern schools and universities.
Tavusbaba Tomb is belongs to Seyh Tavus Mehmet El Hindi, a Seljuk Period holy man (Sufi saint) near the Meram area.
Ince Minaret Medrasahwhich 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.
- Transportation by non-smoking and air conditioned touristical vehicles
- Fly Tickets from Istanbul to Konya and Konya to Istanbul
- Professional local tour guide
- Parking fees
- Entrance fees
- Road Tools
- Extra Tour
- Personal Expenses