Cultural Tours Fall 2011 2nd Leg – Konya-Istanbul

28 09 2011

•    Departure Day



Cultural Tours Fall 2011 2nd Leg Cappadocia-Konya

27 09 2011

•    Departure via private bus for Konya
•    Sultanhan Caravansaries on our way to Konya
•    Lunch in Konya
•    Visit to Mevlana Museum
•    Visit Karatay Museum (from outside), Ince Minareli Medrese and the Alaadin Mosques
•    Check-in to hotel; dinner & overnight in Konya.



Cultural Tours Fall 2011 2nd Leg Cappadocia

26 09 2011

•    Visit Underground city of Kaymakli & Goreme Open Air Museum
•    Lunch
•    Visit Fairy Chimneys in Pasabagi
•    Attend pottery workshop in Avanos
•    Whirling Dervishes performance at Saruhan Kervansaray
•    Check-in to hotel; dinner & overnight in Cappadocia.



Cultural Tours Fall 2011 2nd Leg Sivas-Kayseri-Cappadocia

25 09 2011

•    Departure via private bus for Divrigi
•    Grand Mosque, Sifahane and old Divrigi Houses
•    Lunch in Sivas
•    Depart for Kayseri
•    Visit Surp Krikor Lusarovis Armenian Church
•    Visit Mahperi Hunat Hatun Complex, Cifte Medrese, Seljuk era Medrese (from outside)
•    Arrive in Cappadocia. Check-in to hotel; dinner & overnight in Cappadocia.



Cultural Tours Fall 2011 2nd Leg Tokat-Sivas

24 09 2011

•    Visit Latifoglu House
•    Visit Tokat Museum (Gok Medrese)
•    Visit Tas Han, the Handicrafts Bazaar
•    Arrive in Sivas, visit Atatürk Congress & Ethnography Museum in Sivas
•    Visit Buruciye Medrese, Sifaiye Medrese, Cifte Minareli Medrese
•    Check-in to hotel; dinner & overnight in Sivas.



Cultural Tours Fall 2011 2nd Leg Ankara-Amasya-Tokat

23 09 2011

•    Departure via private bus for Amasya
•    Lunch at Emin Efendi Mansion
•    Visit Amasya Museum
•    Sultan Beyazit Kulliyesi (Complex)
•    Gokmedrese Mosque
•    Torumtay Tomb
•    Visit Bimarhane (Hospital)
•    Arrive in Tokat. Check-in to hotel; dinner & overnight in Tokat.



Cultural Tours Fall 2011 2nd Leg – Ankara

22 09 2011

•    Visit Mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
•    Haci Bayram Mosque, the Column of Julian, the Temple of Augustus and Rome
•    Lunch Briefing at Ankara Castle
•    Visit Museum of Anatolian Civilizations
•    Visit Turkish Folklore Club of Middle East Technical University (METU)
•    Return to hotel
•    Dinner Briefing at the hotel
•    Overnight in Ankara.



Cultural Tours Fall 2011 2nd Leg – Istanbul-Beypazari-Ankara

21 09 2011

•    After breakfast check-out & departure via private bus for Beypazari & Ankara
•    Lunch in Bağevi & Sightseeing in Beypazari
•    Arrive in Ankara. Check-in to hotel; dinner & overnight in Ankara.



Cultural Tours Fall 2011 2nd Leg – Istanbul

20 09 2011

•    Check-in to hotel for rest and leisure