Tour Code : EN-014

Islamic Tours & Travels Turkey – 9 Days/8 Nights

Arrival at Istanbul Airport. Transfer and check in to your hotel. You’ll have free time for the rest of the day. We highly recommend you to start exploring the streets of the city on your own if you have the time. Istanbul is a starting point for Islamic tours in Turkey. also other country tours. 
Dinner and overnight stay in Istanbul. 

Istanbul Tour and  Bursa  (150 km - 2 hrs)
Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel lobby at 08:30 am. We will visit Saint Sophia Museum (Hagia Sofia)  (Closed on Monday), and the Topkapı Palace (Harem is not included in the program, an extra entrance fee is required if you wish to see it.)  After our visits, we will have lunch in a local restaurant.
We will continue our tour at the Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque), Hippodrome, the German Fountain of Wilhelm ll, the Serpent Column brought from Delphi, the Egyptian Obelisk, Column of Constantine, and the Grand Bazaar (Closed on Sunday).  
Afterward, we will depart for Bursa (150 km 2,5 hrs)
Upon our arrival, we visit the Grand Mosque of Bursa also known as Ulu Camii. It was built by Ottoman Sultan Bayezid I. between 1396 and 1399. The Grand Mosque has 2 minarets and 20 domes. 
Dinner and overnight stay in Bursa. ( Breakfast - Dinner )

Distence Bursa – Eskişehir – Konya  (480 km - 6 hrs)
After breakfast, we will begin exploring the first capital of the Ottoman Empire. First, we will visit the Green Mosque that was built in 1419 and is famous for its valuable tiles that cover a great part of the structure. The interior of the mosque is decorated with a mosaic of blue-green tiles on the walls and ceilings. Next, we will visit the Green Tomb, a mausoleum of the fifth Ottoman Sultan, Mehmed I. 
Afterward, we’ll have lunch and enjoy some free shopping time at the Koza Han Silk Market and the Aynalı Bazaar. 
After shopping, we will drive to Konya via Eskişehir. Eskisehir is one of the most modern cities in Turkey. It holds an important place in the country's economy with its university and rich industry, agriculture, and tourism sector. Upon our arrival to Eskişehir, we will visit the Kurşunlu Mosque and Complex, built by Çoban Mustafa Pasha in 1525 during the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent. 
After a short city tour in Eskişehir, we will continue on our way to Konya. 
Arrival and overnight stay in Konya. (Breakfast - Dinner)

 Konya – Cappadocia (250 km – 3,5 hrs)
We will start our Konya tour after breakfast. First, we’ll visit the Alaeddin Mosque and the Karatay Museum, also known as Karatay Madrasah. Then, we’ll visit the Mevlana Museum, which houses the tomb of the great 13th-century Persian poet and founder of the Order of the Whirling Dervishes, Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi, also known as Mevlana or Rumi. It was also the dervish lodge (tekke) of the Mevlevi order, better known as the Whirling Dervishes. We will visit all available sections in the museum such as Matbah (Kitchen), tombs, Tilavet Chamber (Quran Reading And Chanting Chamber), and Semâ-Hâne (Ritual Hall). We will continue our tour with a visit to Selimiye Mosque, located next door to Mevlana Museum. Visit Karatay Madrasah, Ince minarat madrasah and Allattin Mosque and Tomb.  
We will have a lunch break and depart for Cappadocia. Our next destination will be the 13th-century Seljuk-era caravanserai Ağzıkara Han on the way.   Arrival and overnight stay in Cappadocia. (Breakfast - Dinner)

Optional Events  in Cappadocia    
Hot Air Balloon Tour: Per Person 150 - 350 USD
* Prices are not fixed, they may vary according to the season. (4:30 am to 9:00 am.)
Turkish Night Per Person 65 USD  
* Upon your request, we can make reservations in the evening for an amazing Turkish Night in a great music hall in a cave with traditional dance shows.
Whirling Dervishes Show :Per Person  30 USD

After breakfast in the hotel, our tour will start with a visit to Pigeon Valley near Uçhisar. Then we will proceed to the Göreme Open Air Museum through Avcılar Valley and visit the early Christian churches decorated with unique frescoes depicting various scenes from the Bible.

Lunch in a restaurant and then visit Kaymaklı Underground City. This amazing underground complex features fascinating tunnels, dwellings, and storage rooms built and carved by Christians in the underground to be used for protection against attacks. Then, we’ll visit Paşabağı Valley (Monks Valley) on the road to Zelve Valley. We will take a look at some of these huge fantastic chimneys, some of which were used as basilicas and chapels. Afterward, we will visit Avanos with its world-renowned potteries and ceramics.
After watching an exquisite Whirling Dervishes show with Sufi music, we return to our hotel.
Dinner and overnight stay in Cappadocia. (Breakfast - Dinner)

Early departure to Ankara after breakfast ( 280 Km - 3 hrs). Today we will visit the notable sights and landmarks of the city. We will start with the Anatolian Civilizations Museum, an incredible museum that offers many interesting artifacts showcasing the ancient history of Anatolia. 
We’ll have lunch at a local restaurant and then visit the Aslanhane Mosque, built-in 1289, a historical mosque that is worth seeing. We will continue our tour with the ancient Ankara Castle, a great viewpoint to enjoy the sights of the whole city. Afterward, we will visit the Temple of Augustus and the Hacı Bayram Mosque located nearby. We will head to Hamamönü district which offers some of the best-preserved historical mansions of Ankara and have a sightseeing tour in modern neighborhoods of Çankaya, Kavaklıdere, and Kizilay areas. We will end the day with a visit to Anıtkabir, the final resting place of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the leader of the Turkish War of Independence and the founder of the Republic of Turkey. 
Dinner and overnight stay in Ankara.   ( Breakfast - Dinner )

We will depart for Istanbul after breakfast. (440 km – 5 hrs) We’ll have a lunch break on the way to a local restaurant.  
Upon our arrival, we will visit the Çamlıca Hill on the Asian side which offers panoramic views of Istanbul. Here, we will also be visiting the Çamlıca Mosque featuring six minarets. We take a shopping break in a large shopping center with many famous brands' stores.
Overnight stay in Istanbul.  ( Breakfast )

After breakfast, you’ll meet with your tour guide in the hotel lobby at 08:30 am. We will first visit the Egyptian Bazaar (or Spice Bazaar) to admire its mystic atmosphere. Here, you can purchase delicious spices, Turkish Delight, and all types of different nuts. Then, we will visit the Süleymaniye Mosque, built by Mimar Sinan in the name of Suleiman the Magnificent between 1551-1557. Thanks to its magnificent architecture and spiritual atmosphere, all Muslims can find spiritual peace here. We will continue with Eyüp Sultan Mosque. In the complex of Eyüp Sultan Mosque, a holy place of worship for Muslims, there is the tomb of Abu Ayyub al-Ansari
Afterward, we will have free time for lunch, and enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Bosphorus. Our journey continues with magnificent views of the Istanbul Strait which separates Europe and Asia and connects the Black Sea with the inland Marmara Sea. Some of the important landmarks you’ll see on this trip are the Dolmabahçe Palace, Çırağan Palace, Ortaköy Mosque Beylerbeyi Palace, Rumeli Fortress, beautiful historic wooden mansions as well as the Maiden Tower on the sea.
End of the tour, transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Istanbul.   (Breakfast - Dinner)

Free time until your transfer to the airport. Our tour concludes with your private transfer to the Istanbul Airport for your departure flight. We hope to see you on another Turkey tour. (Breakfast)

Customized Tours
We can create a tour program upon your request and offer an itinerary that suits your personal, educational, cultural, and budgetary requirements. Please contact us with your requests.

People Per person in
Single Room Extra Bed Children Fee
Price includes

Private transfers Istanbul Airport – Hotel – Istanbul Airport / 2 ways

8-night hotel accommodation with daily breakfast

5 dinners

Entrance fees, as per the itinerary

Hotel service fees and taxes

Professional licensed tour guide for the duration of the tour

Private air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicles, experienced driver

Whirling Dervishes Show.

Highway, bridge, parking fees

Price Excludes

Travel Insurance (highly recommended)

Personal expenses

Private hotel spendings

Meals other than specified

Beverages during lunch and dinners

Tips for the guide and driver.

Cancellation Policy
- For cancellations made 30 days before the tour, 100% refund. ( Except for the % 15 Service Charge, Flight ticket, mandatory expenses, and Bank Commission,)
- For cancellations made 29 - 15 days before the tour, 50% refund. (Except for the Bank Commission, and mandatory expenses )
- For cancellations made 14 – 11 days before the tour, 30% refund.
- No refunds will be made on reservations made 10 days before the tour. %100 Penalty is applied.

- Travel health insurance is mandatory.
- Sample hotels are confirmed on the date of booking in case of availability. Otherwise,
  similar hotels are booked.  
- In the event of bad weather, time scarcity, traffic jams, and similar situations, the Guide may make changes to the tour program. 
- The locations given in the itinerary can be changed with other places if they are closed.  
- During the tours, you will be walking approximately 2 km every day on uneven and
   cobblestone surfaces, inclines, and steps. 
- You must wear comfortable clothing, flat walking shoes, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen. in summer months and raincoats, warm clothes, winter walking shoes, umbrella, etc. in winter.  
- The order of the sites visited may change to avoid crowds.  
- You will need your passport at check-in for all domestic flights.
- Domestic flights are economy class. Luggage limit 15 Kg.

Gold Package Hotels 
Istanbul (3)        - Golden Hill Down Town 5*
Bursa (1)            - MarigoldHotel 5*
Konya (1)           - Novotel Konya 5*
Cappadocia (2) - Perissia Hotel 5*
Ankara (1)         - CP Ankara 5*

Standard Package Hotels 
Istanbul (3)        - The Biancho Pera 4*
Bursa (1)            - Tiara Hotel 4*
Konya (1)           - Ozkaymak  Hotel 4*
Cappadocia (2)  - Avrasya Hotel 4*
Ankara (1)         - Radisson Blu Hotel 4*

Note: Sample hotels are confirmed on the date of booking in case of availability. Otherwise, reservations are made in similar hotels.

Blue Mosque
Topkapi Palace
Ayasofya-i Kebir Camii
Sultanahmet Square
Bosphorus Cruise
Spice Bazaar
Great Mosque
Eyup Sultan Masjid
Green Mosque
Bursa Grand Mosque
Silk Bazaar
Haci Bayram Mosque
Aslanhane Mosque
Ankara Castle
Anatolian Civiliziations Museum
Mevlana Museum
Kursunlu Mosque
Odun Pazarı
Göreme Open-air Museum
Kaymakli Underground City
Uçhisar Castle
Pigeon Valley
Love Valley
Paşabaği Valley
Devrent Valley

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Tour Code
Tour Name
Islamic Tours & Travels Turkey – 9 Days/8 Nights
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Start Date
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  • Tour Code : EN-014
  • Duration : 9 Days
  • Start : İstanbul
  • End : İstanbul
  • Tour Season : 1 April - 30 November
  • Transfer : Vehicle
  • Distance : 2.100 Km
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