Islamic Konya Day Trip from Istanbul

Konya day tour from istanbul

Konya is one of the best Islamic sites in Turkey. It is the center of Sufism where Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi is lived. Islamic Konya Tour from Istanbul offers you to visit the Mevlana Museum and the oldest mosque of Anatolian. Also, It is very famous for Its Whirling Dervishes. During the Seb-i Arus Days which is remembered days of Mevlana in the first week of December. You are able to see a great performance of Whirling Dervishes in Konya.

Duration: Long Day
Tour Type: Regular
Departure Days: Everyday
Start: Istanbul
End: Istanbul
Transportation: +


05:00 You will be picked up from your hotel
Transfer to the airport.
07:35 Take a flight from Istanbul to Konya. Flight duration is 1 hour.
08:35 Arrive in Konya Airport
Upon arrival at Konya Airport, one of our staff will be waiting for you with the name signboard. You will meet with our staff then you will be transferred to Konya City Center for starting Konya Tour. Today you will enjoy with Konya Day Tour from Istanbul visiting the most important Islamic site of Turkey.
After meeting with your professional Konya tour guide, You will start the Konya tour. Our first visit will be to the Mevlana Museum. It is known as Tekke ( Dervish Lodge) where Whirling Dervishes were educated and grove up here. You will see all available section of Mevlana Museum such as the Quran Reading Room, Matbah-ı Şerîf (Kitchen), Semâhâne (Ritual Hall), and more.
When we completed visiting the Mevlana Museum and its section like Mevlana Tomb, Whirling Derwish, we will visit Selimiye Mosque was built 1558—1567 in the Ottoman style during the II. Sultan Selim was the governorship of Konya. That’s why when the mosque is completed in 1567, it was named Selimiye Mosque. It is one of the best examples of Classical Ottoman Architectural. The central area of the mosque is closed with one dome and the center of the mosque was enlarged with half domes.
After visiting Selimiye Mosque, we will have lunch in a local restaurant then we continue our Konya Tour by visiting Karatay Madrasha which is using Konya Tiles Museum was built during II. İzzeddin Keykâvus who was Sultan of Selcuklu Empire by Emir Celaleddin Karatay. Inside of Madrasha is covered with mosaics and brilliant tiles. Here is served the Islamic education center for a long time during the Selcuklu Empire.
Today we will also visit Ince Minaret Mosque as well. It is a typical architectural example of Seljuks. It is using as a Ston and wooden works Museum. Ince Minaret Mosque is built between 1258 and 1279 by Vizier Sahib Ata Fahreddin Ali. During the Turkish Republic, it is converted into a museum in 1956 and still using.
Also, we will visit the oldest Mosque of Seljuks, Alladin Mosque is located on top of Alaaddin Hill. It was starting to built by Seljuks Sultan I. Rukneddin Mesud and completed the ruling of I. Alaaddin Keykubat. You are able to visit some of Seljuks Sultans’ grave in the garden of the mosque.
In the end, we will enjoy the panoramic Meram and Konya City Tour then transfer to the airport.
20:00 We will take an evening flight from Konya Airport to Istanbul.
21:15 Arrive in Istanbul Airport.
Upon arrival at the airport in Istanbul, tour ends.
We hope you enjoy your day and it will be a memorable Islamic Konya day tour from İstanbul.


  • Internal flight tickets in the program
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sights in the porgram
  • Transportations as mentioned in program
  • Lunch in a local restaurant
  • Professional local tour guide during the tour
  • All necessary transportation for the tour
  • Local taxes and Service charges
  • Personal Expenses
  • Drinks at the lunch
  • Unmentioned meals
  • Tips to guides, driver and staff ( No obligation)


  • Flight ticket prices are increasing day by day during the high season. That’s why to avoid price differences you should make a decision early if it’s possible. The price may change at the time of booking because of the flight ticket price.
  • For this Konya Islamic Day Tour From Istanbul, all domestic flight companies and all Istanbul airport will be used according to flight availabilities.
  • Pick up time may change according to your hotel location in Istanbul.
  • Flight timing may change according to season and availability.
  • We would like to avoid giving exact time because of changeable time during the season and availability of flights. But we gave time above to provide you an idea about the tour time frame.


  1. David

    I am from America and was traveling alone in Turkey. Toursce tourism group was the best and took care of me as if I was family in Istanbul and Konya. They escorted me to many tourist points with an in-depth tour of Rumi’s shrine. The best part was I really wanted to take a class in whirling dervish but was discouraged as many locals said that it would be difficult for me to find a teacher in a short time. Toursce tourism group made my dream come true and I was able to have a whirling dervish lesson every day I was there. It was the best vacation ever. Thank you for everything…

  2. Samantha

    They took excellent care from the beginning to the end. The guide was very knowledgeable about the trip. They were able to have flexibility in our itinerary in Konya. The restaurant on the trip we were taken to was excellent. We would definitely recommend Coskun and will be going back again and hope you can help our trip to Cappadocia.

  3. Siyad

    Excellent trip with very learning and thoroughly enjoyed it. Hospitality was great also. We went to the Mevlana Rumi shrine as well as the Sufi museum in addition to seeing things outside Konya like ruins and early churches in Cappadocia. Loved all.

  4. Bushra

    Yes, this is Happily and a great daily tour to Konya. We absolutely loved working with this travel agency when we visited Istanbul and Konya. They were very nice and accommodating to us. We would highly recommend this company to anyone interested in a tour of Konya. Their services and tour guide were immaculate.

  5. Sulia

    My family and I had an enlightening tour of the famous Cappadocia and the must-see Rumi places in Konya with the very knowledgeable tour guides of Toursce travel services. Friendly company, personal attention, great information, and everlasting memories. We now have a dear friend in Turkey and highly recommend the Toursce travel group.

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