Tour Information

You will be picked up from your hotel at 05:45 to be transferred to Sogutlucesme Train Station to take 07:10 High-speed Train to Konya. You will arrive in Konya at around 12:00, be greeted by partners of Efendi Travel and have lunch first. After lunch, you will visit the Tomb of Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi in the Museum of Mevlana, an important place of pilgrimage for Muslims. Then, you will visit the Ottoman-era Sultan Selim mosque and you will drive to Alaeddin Hill (a prehistoric tumulus) to visit the 1000-year-old Alaaddin Mosque. In its courtyard are the tombs of many of the Seljuk Turkish sultans. Walking down the north side of the Alaaddin Hill we pass the remains of the Seljukian Sultans' palace, then cross the street for a view of the elaborate portal of the Ince Minareli Madrasah, theological college. After the tour, you will be transferred back to Konya Train Station to take 18:25 train to Istanbul, arriving at around 23:12 at Sogutlucesme Train Station. Then you will be greeted by Efendi Travel representatives and get transferred to your hotel.

The price is 940 EUR for 2 people, including roundtrip train tickets, transportation w/ A/C vehicles, entrance fees to sites visited, lunch (except drinks), and guidance in English.

This is a private arrangement only, and the pricing changes depending on the number of people attending.