Welcome to Konya

An economic powerhouse that is religiously inspired and a busy university city that's as conservative as they come: Konya treads a delicate path between its historical significance as the home town of the whirling dervish orders and a bastion of Seljuk culture, and its modern importance as an economic boom town. The city derives considerable charm from this juxtaposition of old and new. Ancient mosques and the... Read More

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10 Day Private The Best of Turkey Tour

Day 1 – IstanbulYou will be met and taken to your hotel for a welcome briefing. Day 2 – IstanbulVisit several of Turkey’s most famous museums and mosques including; Topkapi Palace, St Sophia, the Blue Mosque and Grand Bazaar (Breakfast and Dinner).Day 3 – Gallipolli, Dardanelles and CanakkaleVisit the Rustem Pasha Mosque with its exceptional tiles and the spice market in the morning. On the way to Canakkale, you will visit the Gallipoli to explore the World War I memorial and battlefields such as; Anzac Cove, Chunuk Bair and Lone Pine Cemetery. (Breakfast and Dinner).Day 4 – Troy and Pergamon (World Heritage Site)This morning, you will visit the legendary city of Troy. Afterwards, you will be driven to Pergamon to see the Asklepion, an ancient hospital complex of Romans. Continue on to Kusadasi where you will stay for two nights. (Breakfast and Dinner).Day 5 – Ephesus (Kusadasi)Today you will travel to the incredible city of Ephesus and see its colossal Greek Theater, which is still used for performances today. Among the many things you'll be seeing are the Marble Road, the Celsus Library and the Temple of Diana. You will also visit the house, where the Virgin Mary lived her final days. Overnight in Kusadasi (Breakfast and Dinner).Day 6 – Pamukkale (World Heritage Site) – HierapolisToday you will be driven to Aphrodisias, the city of art dedicated to the Goddess Aphrodite. Afterwards, you will continue to Pamukkale, which is also called “Hierapolis”, this city has an incredible necropolis, the city of the dead, and is world famous for its calcium-travertines. You will stay in a spa hotel. At the hotel, you can swim in the heated pools of enriched mineral water. Overnight in Pamukkale. (Breakfast and Dinner)Day 7 – Konya and CappadocciaStart your day with a drive to Konya to visit the Whirling Dervish Museum, a very holy place for Turkish Muslims. There are exhibits of Dervish costumes, instruments, illuminated manuscripts and various ethnographic artifacts. Head on to Cappadocia for overnight (Breakfast and Dinner).Day 8 – Cappadocia (World Heritage Site)Tour the amazing underground churches and cities carved into the rocks by early Christians. Going off the tourist track, you will have wonderful strolls where you'll visit small villages and discover the unknown Cappadocia. Visit Goreme, Pasabagi, Uchisar and Kaymakli underground city (Breakfast and Dinner).Day 9 – Cappadocia and flight to IstanbulToday you will fly back to Istanbul and be transferred back to your hotel (Breakfast).Day 10 – IstanbulToday you will be transferred to the international airport and the end of the tour (Breakfast).

$74.06 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Cappadocia Tour from Side

Day 1:The tour starts early in the morning - 05:00 is the pick up time for the hotels in Side city center. About 7 a.m. you will stop for breakfast. If you do not get a lunch box from the hotel, you can buy some snacks, tea, coffee there in a cafe. There are some other breaks on the way to Cappadocia to make the long journey more easy and comfortable for you. On arrival to Cappadocia you will be amazed by this natural wonder with incredible shapes, rock houses and fairy chimneys. First you are going to visit the Saratli underground city (Kirkgoz). Explore its rooms and corridors with your tour guide and learn about the history of this interesting place. After drive to the Pigeon Valley, have photo break there and be ready for a lunch at a scenic view restaurant. You will enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the Uchisar valley and then explore the Uchisar castle. After you are going to visit a rock house and drive to the Goreme Valley to enjoy the stunning panoramic view of Cappadocia. In Cavusin village you will visit the rock-cut churches and learn about the religious past of this area. On the way to the hotel you will visit onyx fabric where you can buy nice souvenirs if you wish. Overnight accommodation arranged at the hotel in Urgup town. After the open buffet dinner in hotel you can rest, look around the city or visit the 'Turkish Night' - folk dance show (optional for an extra charge). Day 2:Early in the morning you can join a hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia (optional, organized by your tour guide). The Second day starts with an open buffet breakfast in the hotel. Don't forget to take all belongings with you as we make check out from the hotel and continue the tour. You are going to visit 'The three beauties' near Urgup town - amazing fairy chimneys considered to be the symbol of Cappadocia. Then discover the most popular and the most beautiful valleys of Cappadocia - Devrent (Imagination), Pasabag and Lovers valleys. Feel yourself like in a fairy tail walking through the different shaped rocks (mushrooms, camel, etc.). You will have enough time to explore these amazing volcanic rocks and make great photos there. On the way back to Side there are some stops for rest (in Aksaray) and for lunch (near Konya). Arrival time to Side city center is 6 p.m.

$815.75 Multi-day & Extended Tours

8 Day Turkey Tour With Istanbul, Cappadocia and Pamukkale Ephesus Domestic Flight Included

Day 1SaturdayIstanbul and the BosphorousWelcome to Istanbul. You will be transferred to your hotel and at 13:00 we will have a short visit to the Egyptian Spice Bazaar and a cruise along the European and Asian shores of the Bosphorous.Overnight Istanbul5 starHilton Double Tree Piyalepasa or similar Day 2SundayAnkara, CappadociaAfter breakfast we drive towards the nation's capital, Ankara to visit Anitkabir, the Mausoleum of the famed Mustafa Kemal Ataturk before continuing on to the surreal landscape of Cappadocia.Overnight CappadociaBoutique CaveBlue Valley Hotel (B, D)Day 3MondayGoreme, Underground CityToday we tour the Goreme Open Air Museum, Pasabag, Uchisar Castle and Kaymakli Underground City. Photo opportunities are everywhere so have your cameras ready! Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at a carpet village we learn how carpets are made by hand and what determines their value. Tonight, don’t miss the optional Turkish folklore evening featuring folklore and belly dancers… a night you won’t forget!Overnight CappadociaBoutique CaveBlue Valley Hotel (B, D)Day 4TuesdayKonya, PamukkaleLeaving Cappadocia we head south along the ancient Silk Road just as the ancient traders did. Along the way we visit Sultanhani Caravansary, before stopping at Konya to tour the Mevlana Museum.Overnight Pamukkale5 starColossae Thermal Hotel (B, D)Day 5WednesdayPamukkale, AphrodisiasVisit the ruins of Hierapolis, the Temple of Apollo, Necropolis, and stroll over the magnificent white calcium terraces of Pamukkale. We then drive to Aphrodisias, the famous city of Aphrodite.Overnight Kuşadası5 starSuhan 360 (B, D)Day 6ThursdayEphesusAbsorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre. This afternoon we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before driving back to our hotelOvernight Kuşadası5 starSuhan 360 (B, D)Day 7FridayIzmir to Istanbul Old CityAfter breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your morning flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival, tour the exotic city that spans both Europe and Asia visiting the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. (Optional Bosphorous By Night Dinner Cruise )Overnight Istanbul5 starHilton Double Tree Piyalepasa or similar(B)Day 8SaturdayIstanbulYour day is free until your return transfer to the airport where your tour concludes.(B)

$74.06 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-Day Cappadocia Tour from Alanya

Day 1:The tour starts early in the morning, 03:30 is the pick up time for the hotels in Alanya city center. About 7 a.m. you will stop for breakfast and if you do not get a lunch box from the hotel, you can buy some snacks, tea, coffee there in a cafe. There are some other breaks on the way to Cappadocia to make the long journey more easy and comfortable for you. On arrival to Cappadocia you will be amazed by this natural wonder with incredible shapes, rock houses and fairy chimneys. First you are going to visit the Saratli underground city (Kirkgoz). Explore its rooms and corridors with your tour guide and learn about the history of this interesting place. After drive to the Pigeon Valley, have photo break there and be ready for a lunch at a scenic view restaurant. You will enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the Uchisar valley and then explore the Uchisar castle. After you are going to visit a rock house and drive to the Goreme Valley to enjoy the stunning panoramic view of Cappadocia. In Cavusin village you will visit the rock-cut churches and learn about the religious past of this area. On the way to the hotel you will visit onyx fabric where you can buy nice souvenirs if you wish. Overnight accommodation arranged at the hotel in Urgup town. After the open buffet dinner in hotel you can rest, look around the city or visit the 'Turkish Night' - folk dance show (optional for an extra charge). Day 2:Early in the morning you can join a hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia (optional, organized by your tour guide). The Second day starts with an open buffet breakfast in the hotel. Don't forget to take all belongings with you as we make check out from the hotel and continue the tour. You are going to visit 'The three beauties' near Urgup town - amazing fairy chimneys considered to be the symbol of Cappadocia. Then discover the most popular and the most beautiful valleys of Cappadocia - Devrent (Imagination), Pasabag and Lovers valleys. Feel yourself like in a fairy tail walking through the different shaped rocks (mushrooms, camel, etc.). You will have enough time to explore these amazing volcanic rocks and make great photos there. On the way back to Alanya there are some stops for rest (in Aksaray) and for lunch (near Konya). Arrival time to Alanya city center is 7 p.m.

$108.23 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Cappadocia 2 Day Tour from Belek

Day 1:The tour starts early in the morning, 06:00 is the pick up time for the hotels in Belek city center. About 7 a.m. you will stop for breakfast and if you do not get a lunch box from the hotel, you can buy some snacks, tea, coffee there in a cafe. There are some other breaks on the way to Cappadocia to make the long journey more easy and comfortable for you. On arrival to Cappadocia you will be amazed by this natural wonder with incredible shapes, rock houses and fairy chimneys. First you are going to visit the Saratli underground city (Kirkgoz). Explore its rooms and corridors with your tour guide and learn about the history of this interesting place. After drive to the Pigeon Valley, have photo break there and be ready for a lunch at a scenic view restaurant.You will enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the Uchisar valley and then explore the Uchisar castle. After you are going to visit a rock house and drive to the Goreme Valley to enjoy the stunning panoramic view of Cappadocia. In Cavusin village you will visit the rock-cut churches and learn about the religious past of this area. On the way to the hotel you will visit onyx fabric where you can buy nice souvenirs if you wish.Overnight accommodation arranged at the hotel in Urgup town. After the open buffet dinner in hotel you can rest, look around the city or visit the 'Turkish Night' - folk dance show (optional for an extra charge). Day 2:Early in the morning you can join a hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia (optional, organized by your tour guide). The second day starts with an open buffet breakfast in the hotel. Don't forget to take all belongings with you as we make check out from the hotel and continue the tour. You are going to visit 'the three beauties' near Urgup town - amazing fairy chimneys considered to be the symbol of Cappadocia. Then discover the most popular and the most beautiful valleys of Cappadocia - Devrent (Imagination), Pasabag and Lovers valleys. Feel yourself like in a fairy tail walking through the different shaped rocks (mushrooms, camel, etc.). You will have enough time to explore these amazing volcanic rocks and make great photos there.On the way back to Kemer there are some stops for rest (in Aksaray) and for lunch (near Konya). Arrival time to Belek city center is 7 p.m.

$97.75 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Arrival Transfer Konya Airport to Konya City Center Hotels

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