Tour Code : EN-015
Turkey Islamic Tour by Silk Road - 11 Days/10 Nights

Arrival at Istanbul Airport. Transfer and check in to the hotel. Free time to Istanbul yourself. You can visit the magnificent Grand Bazaar. Muslim turkey tour package Singapore or other countries first arrival city is beautiful Istanbul city. Dinner and overnight stay in Istanbul hotel. (Dinner)

After breakfast, you’ll meet with your guide at the hotel lobby at 09:00 am. First, we’ll visit the grand Hagia Sophia Mosque ( Ayasofya-i Kabir Cami-i Şerifi). It was the world's largest Cathedral when it was built by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian in 537, was converted into a mosque after the conquest of Istanbul by Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror, and minarets were added. Later, it served as a museum and is now used as a mosque again. 
Afterward, we will visit Topkapı Palace, where the Sultans lived and ruled the Ottoman Empire with their families for 420 years. Valuable belongings, jewelry, weapons, and sacred relics of the sultans are exhibited here today. 
Later, we will visit the Sultan Ahmet Mosque ( Blue Mosque ), also known as the Sultanahmet Mosque, a 17th century Ottoman Mosque famous for its six minarets and magnificent interior with blue tiles. 
We will stroll the historical Hippodrome Square, and see the Theodosius Obelisk, the Serpentine Column, the Tombs of the Ottoman Sultans, and some Princes and the German Fountain of Wilhelm ll. 
Finally, we will visit the Grand Bazaar, one of the biggest and oldest markets in the world with over 4000 shops. It is one of the best places in town to shop for handicrafts, jewelry, carpets, leather, and clothing. 
End of the tour, return to your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Istanbul. (Breakfast)

After breakfast and we’ll leave the hotel early and drive to Bursa (180 km – 2,5 hrs). Upon arrival, we will visit the Green Mosque that was built in 1419, known 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. Located right across the mosque, we will then visit the Green Tomb, a mausoleum of the fifth Ottoman Sultan, Mehmed I. We will continue with a visit to the Grand Mosque of Bursa also known as Ulu Cami. It was built in the Seljuk style, during the reign of Ottoman Sultan Bayezid I between 1396 and 1399. The mosque has 20 domes and 2 minarets. 
After our tour, we will have lunch at a local restaurant and taste the delicious İskender Kebab of Bursa.  Afterward, you’ll have free time for shopping at the Old Silk Bazaar (Koza Han). 
Later, we drive back to Istanbul. Arrival and overnight stay in Istanbul . (Breakfast - Dinner.)

Transfer to Istanbul Airport for your domestic flight to Konya. Your guide will meet you at Konya Airport.
First, 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, Alaeddin Mosque, and Karatay Museum, also known as Karatay Madrasah. 
We will have lunch at a local restaurant and sample the delicious meat bread particular to the region. 
After lunch, we will drive to Cappadocia. Our next destination will be the 13th-century Seljuk-era caravanserai Ağzıkara Han on the way, which was built by the Anatolian Seljuk Sultan Alaeddin Keykubad in 1231 - 1239 on the Silk Road for the accommodation and safety of caravans. It is one of the most beautiful caravanserais built by the Turks. 
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, our tour starts at 09:00. First, we’ll visit the Pigeon Valley and the Uçhisar Castle, then continue with the Göreme Open Air Museum through Avcılar Valley and visit the early Christian churches (Dark Church, Apple Church, Serpent Church) decorated with unique frescoes depicting various scenes from the Bible. 
Our next stop is 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 so that they could continue their daily lives. 
We will have lunch at a local restaurant. 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.
We will watch an exquisite whirling dervish performance accompanied by mystical Mevlevi Sufi music.
End of the tour. Dinner and overnight stay in Cappadocia. (Breakfast - Dinner.)

Early departure from Cappadocia to Mount Nemrut in Adıyaman. After about 7 hours ( 500 Km ). We will arrive in Malatya city, take a lunch break at a local restaurant and continue on our way to Nemrut mountain.
This route will be engraved in your memories as one of the most special places of the tour as your tour guide will be telling the history of the region along the way. On arrival to Arsemia ancient city, we will see the Karakuş Tumulus and Cendere Bridge on the way to the top by minibus in Kahta town.  (Big buses and minibusses are not allowed to go up the hill.) After some climbing, we will see the Zeus, Apollon, Heracles, King Antiochus 1, Commagene, Eagle, and Lion sculptures on the eastern terrace of the Nemrut summit. The tumulus of the Commagene King Antiochus Antiochus I is at the top. We will see the altars and sculptures on the western terrace as well. It is impossible not to be impressed by the magnificent view and the beauty of the colossal statues at the top of Mount Nemrut. We will complete our tour by watching the magnificent sunset together with the gods of antiquity.
End of the tour. We will arrive at our hotel after a 75 km ride.
Dinner and overnight stay in Adiyaman. (Breakfast - Dinner.)

After breakfast, we will set off for Urfa (approx. 120 km from Adıyaman).  Urfa, a.k.a Şanlıurfa, is known as the city of prophets and a very important city for Muslim tours and travels. It is rumored to be the birthplace of Prophet Abraham, who is regarded as the "ancestor of the prophets" and the prophets of Prophet Eyyüp, Prophet Elyasa, and Hazrat Şuayp. It comes after Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem in faith tourism.

In Şanlıurfa, which stands out with its cultural values as well as religious tourism, the most popular attraction is Balıklıgöl, the place where Prophet Abraham, who is identified with the city and is considered the ancestor of three divine religions, was born and where he was thrown into the fire. 
The place we will see and visit here include Halil-ur Rahman Mosque, Rızvaniye Mosque, Balıklı Göl,  Ayn-el Zeliha Lake, and the pit where the Prophet Abraham was thrown into the fire. 
The city of Prophets has very fertile lands with great plains, and it is one of Turkey's most important agricultural centers. After our visits, we will have free time for shopping at Bedesten and Gümrük Inn.
Then we will have lunch at a local restaurant, sampling Urfa's famous kebab and local dishes. 
Afterward, we will admire the Urfa Archlologial Museum, where many historical artifacts from Anatolian civilizations are exhibited, and the mosaic museum. Lastly, we will visit Göbeklitepe Temple, the oldest temple in the world with a history of 12.000 years. In the mysterious atmosphere of the temple, you will feel the mysticism in your bones. Göbeklitepe is the oldest open-air temple in the world, dating back to the Stone Age, which started a new era in the history of world archeology, and even changed the world's human history.  
There are many ancient temple ruins in the Taş Tepeler region, where Göbeklitepe is located. One of them is Karahan Tepe, and it has been determined that it has an older history than Göbeklitepe during the ongoing archaeological excavations.
End of the tour. We will leave Göbeklitepe's mystical environment and head for our hotel.
Dinner and
overnight stay in Şanliurfa hotel. (Breakfast - Dinner.)
*** Optional events Sıra Gecesi ( Sira night ) musical program with traditional music, highly recommended.

After breakfast, we will depart for Mardin (195 km – 3 hrs). Mardin is a city where people of different religious beliefs have been living together peacefully for centuries. In addition, it houses mosques, tombs, churches, monasteries, and similar religious artifacts that have historical value. There are five inns and a caravanserai in Mardin, which is on the Silk Road route. 
Mardin is home to different religions and languages, offering a rich cultural mosaic and architectural structure that mixes Muslim, Syrian, Turkish, Arabian styles giving a mystical atmosphere to the city. Here, we will visit Ulu Mosque and Minaret, Kasimiye Madrasah (Mosque Kebir), Şehidiye Madrasah, and Old Post office . After our visits, we will have free time in Mardin and have lunch with traditional dishes in a local restaurant. We recommend local products, the amber prayer beads and amber jewelry of Mardin are famous. natural soaps, nuts, and Mardin-specialities like almond candies, dried fruits, sweets, rosary, and similar handmade accessories and souvenirs.
Dinner and overnight stay in Mardin.  (Breakfast - Dinner.)

Diyarbakır has been one of the most important cities of Northern Mesopotamia throughout history, it is the cradle of civilizations where many religions, languages, ​​and cultures have been integrated. 
First, we will visit the 5th Harem-i Sharif of Islam and Diyarbakır Grand Mosque, one of the first mosques in Anatolia. Then we will visit Diyarbakır City Walls, which is on the UNESCO Cultural Heritage List. Coffee break and shopping break in historical Sülüklü Han and Hasan Pasha Inn ( Hasan Paşa Hanı ) 
Later, we will see the Sheikh Muhattar Mosque, which was built during the Akkoyunlu period and was famous for its Four-Legged Minaret. You will be amazed by the architecture of the minaret that is built on four pillars. 
We will also visit the graves of the companions of the Prophet Muhammad and the Prophet Suleiman Mosque
After our visits, we will have lunch sampling the local specialties such as Adana Kebab at a local restaurant. 
Then, we will head for Diyarbakır Airport for our flight to Istanbul. 
Transfer from Istanbul Airport to your hotel. Dinner and 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 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 Bosphorus 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, Kuleli Military School, 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 an overnight stay in Istanbul. (Breakfast)

Free time until your transfer to the Istanbul Airport. Our tour concludes with your transfer to the Istanbul Airport for your departure flight. We hope to see you on another 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.

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Price includes

Private Transfer Istanbul Airport – Hotel – Istanbul Airport / 4 ways

Private Transfer Konya Airport – and  Diyarbakır Airport / 2 ways

10 night hotel accomodation with daily breakfast

7 dinners

Entrance fees as per  the itinerary

Hotel service fees and city taxes

Professional licenced tour guide for the duration of the tour

Private nonsmoking, air-conditioned vehicles with experienced drivers

Porterage at hotels

Highway, bridge, parking fees

VAT – City Tax

Price Excludes

Domestic Fight Istanbul – Konya Economy Class

Domestic Flight Diyarbakır &ndash; Istanbul&nbsp; Economy Class<strong> </strong>

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 (5)          - Golden Hill Down Town 5*
Cappadocia (2) - Perissia Hotel 5*
Adiyaman (1)      - Hilton Garden Inn 4*
Sanliurfa (1)        - El Ruha Hotel 5*
Mardin  (1)          - Raymar Mardin 5*  

Standard Package Hotels
Istanbul (5)          - The Biancho Pera Hotel 4*
Cappadocia (2) - Tassaray Hotel 4*
Adiyaman (1)      - White Star Hotel 4*
Sanliurfa (1)        - WE Hotels  4*
Mardin  (1)          - Mesopotamia Garden  4*
Note: Sample hotels are confirmed on the date of booking in case of availability. Otherwise, reservations are made in similar hotels.

Topkapi Palace
Sultanahmet Mosque
Suleymaniye Mosque
Ayasofya-i Kebir Camii
Sultanahmet Square
Bosphorus Cruise
Spice Bazaar
Eyup Sultan Masjid
Green Mosque
Bursa Grand Mosque
Silk Bazaar
Mevlana Museum
Göreme Open-air Museum
Kaymakli Underground City
Uçhisar Castle
Pigeon Valley
Love Valley
Paşabaği Valley
Devrent Valley
Mount Nemrut
Arsemia Ancient City
Cendere Romen Bridge
Karakuş Tumulus
Pool of Prophet Abraham
Halil ul Rahman Mosque
Urfa Castle
Sanliurfa Museum
Kasımiye Madrasah
Dara Ancient City
Deyrul Zafaran Monastery
Diyarbakır Grand Mosque
Hasan Pasha Han
Sheikh Muhattar Mosque

No route defined for this tour

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  • Tour Code : EN-015
  • Duration : 11 Days
  • Start : İstanbul
  • End : İstanbul
  • Tour Season : 10 April - 30 November
  • Transfer : Vehicle and Airplane
  • Distance : 2.100 Km
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