Day 1- ISTANBUL
Fly to Istanbul, transfer to your hotel. Meet your guide there. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2- ISTANBUL
In the morning at 09:00 pick up from the hotel. You will be visiting the Topkapi Palace, Lunch, Hagia Sophia(St. Sophia), Sultan Ahmet Camii(Blue Mosque), Hippodrome(Roman and Byzantine era) and Grand Bazaar. Back to hotel.
Day 3- ISTANBUL
Azizi Mahmut Hudayi Tomb, Merkez Efendi Tomb, Galata Mevlevihanesi, Beylerbeyi palace, and a boat cruise on the Bosphorus . Fly to Konya in the evening. Overnight in Konya.
Day 4- KONYA
Mevlana Museum, Semsi Tebrizi Mosque & Tomb, Sadtettin-i Konevi (step-son of Ibni-I Arabi Tomb, Atesbazi Veli Tomb, Cemel Ali Dede Tomb, Tabip Ekmeluddin Tomb, Tavusbaba Tomb, Museum of Tile Works (Medresse of Karatay) and Maderi Mevlana Mosque. See the traditional Sema Ritual of the whirling Dervishes. Overnight in Konya.
Day 5- CAPPADOCIA
Today we depart for Cappadocia on the way we will stop at the Sultan hani(13th century Seljukian caravansaray on the silk road) and the Derinkuyu Underground City (Biggest underground city in the region, used as a shelter for great lenghts of time during invasions), Ihlara Canyon (Enjoy a pleasant and easy 4km hike through this sheeder-sided, lush canyon with a beautiful stream running all the way through), Belisirma Village (Authentic unspoiled village life), Selime (Surreal ancient monastic site, great panaromic view point of Ihlara Valley), and Agzikarahan (13th century Seljukian caravansaray on the silk road). Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 6- CAPPADOCIA
In the morning at 09:00. Devrent imagination valley(a lunar landscape), Zelve open air museum(houses carved in rock, Seljukian mosque & remains nearly from all the ancient civilizations), Pasabaglari(Fairy chimneys), Avanos(pottery demonstration with the Hittite tecnique), Lunch in the Pigeon valley(in a cave restaurant - open buffet), Uchisar rock-castle, Esentepe(panoramic view of Goreme valley) and Goreme open air museum(rock cut churches, frescos, monastery). Over night stay in Cappadocia.
Day 7- NEVSEHIR
Drive out to Hacibektas and visit the town. See the Museum of Hacibektas, which was the Houses of the Sufi order. It includes the shrine of Haci Bektas, the tombs, the door of the six saints, and many more interesting sights. We will also visit the Balim Evi (The house of a poor woman), Cilehane (place of suffering), Bektaslar (the 5 stones). After Lunch we will drive to visit the Kaymakli underground city, Mustafapasa (old Greek village Sinasos). Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 8- KAYSERI
Finish the tour in Kayseri with a visit to the Burhaneddin Tirmizi Tomb. Fly back to Istanbul in the evening or any other town in Turkey. Please Contact Us! to get more information about tours, prices and details.