From Istanbul to Konya and Cappadocia

Unveiling Turkey’s Spiritual and Magical Wonders in a 4 Day Adventure!

Istanbul – Konya by fast train
Konya and Cappadocia overland tour
and Cappadocia to Istanbul by plane.

Including
* Accommodations in a 5-star hotel in Konya & deluxe cave hotel in Cappadocia.
* All admissions, transfers, guiding and logistics, flighty tickets from Izmir included
* Option to customize and return to different city at the end is available.

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Tour Program

Day 1 – Traveling to Konya – (L/D)
After breakfast, we will depart from Istanbul on the fast train ride towards South East to into Anatolia,
Arrive in Konya, Meet up with the guide and Enjoy a welcome lunch at a local restaurant, tasting local cuisine.
After check in to the hotel, free time to rest and refreshing.
Begin your tour by visiting the Mevlana Museum, also known as the Mevlana Mausoleum or the Whirling Dervishes Museum. Discover the life and teachings of the renowned Sufi philosopher and poet, Rumi, whose tomb is housed within this magnificent complex. Witness the mesmerizing whirling dervish ceremony and gain insight into the mystical traditions of the Mevlevi Order.
Rest of the day and evening at leisure
Dinner at the hotel
Overnight in Konya.

Day 2 – Traveling to Cappadocia – (B/L)
After breakfast, we will depart from, travel further East for about 3-hour drive to Cappadocia.
After arrival, check into your Deluxe Cave Hotel and enjoy rest of the day at leisure and getting oriented with the town you will be for the next few days.
Overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 3 – Exploring Cappadocia – (B/L)
05:30 AM: (Optional) Experience the magical sunrise on an unforgettable hot air balloon ride over the breathtaking landscapes of Cappadocia (additional cost)
Breakfast at the hotel
Morning:
Upon arrival, we will meet you at the airport then transfer you to the region.
Will then continue on the guided including following sites;
Visit the Goreme Open Air Museum, an enchanting complex of rock-cut churches adorned with stunning frescoes depicting biblical scenes.
Explore the fairy chimney formations in the Pasabag Valley and marvel at their unique shapes
Discover the ancient cave dwellings in the Cavusin Village and learn about the fascinating history of the region
Lunch Break:
Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, savoring traditional Turkish cuisine.
Afternoon:
Visit the Uchisar Castle, a natural fortification offering panoramic views of Cappadocia
Explore the Devrent Valley, also known as “Imagination Valley,” with its whimsical rock formations resembling various shapes and animals
Rest of the evening at leisure
Overnight in Cappadocia.

Optional adds on your request:
Participate in a pottery workshop and create your own unique Cappadocian pottery piece
Stop by the Three Beauties viewpoint to capture stunning photos of the iconic fairy chimneys
Evening: Join an optional Turkish night show, featuring traditional music, dancing, and entertainment.

Day 4 – Exploring Cappadocia – (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel
AM : Meet up with the guide for a full day tour exploring;
The underground city of Kaymakli or Derinkuyu, marveling at the intricate network of tunnels, rooms, and ventilation systems.
Discover the Ihlara Valley, a picturesque canyon with rock-cut churches and a flowing river, where you can enjoy a leisurely hike
Indulge in a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, savoring the flavors of traditional Turkish cuisine
Afternoon:
Visit the Selime Monastery, the largest rock-cut monastery in Cappadocia, boasting impressive architectural features
Stop by the Pigeon Valley, adorned with pigeon roosts and ancient cave dwellings
Explore the charming town of Avanos, famous for its pottery craftsmanship
& transfer to Cappadocia Airport and put you on a short domestic flight back to Istanbul

Note: This itinerary can be customized to suit your preferences and interests.
You may choose to add additional stops or extend your time at any particular site.

Program ends

From $….. US Dollars per person
Contact us with your travel dates & number of guest, to get accurate price information

Includes
* Hotel accommodation in Konya – (Deluxe 4-star hotel) 1 night
* Hotel accommodation in Cappadocia (Deluxe Cave hotel) 2 nights
* All land transfers with comfortable vehicles
* All of the meals mentioned in the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch & D-dinner)
* Professional, English-speaking tour guides during the tours
* Admissions to Konya and Cappadocia sites
* Fast Train tickets from Istanbul to Konya
* Domestic flight tickets from Cappadocia to Istanbul
* All the fuel, toll roads, parking fees during all the transfers
* All taxes and service charges

Excludes
* Optional tours in Cappadocia
* Drinks with meals
* Travel Insurance
* Tips to the Guide, Driver and Hotel Bellboy Staff

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