KONYA,TURKEY

SACRED SITES + POETRY

SEPTEMBER 20 - 25, 2019* LIMITED SPACES

 
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WHAT THIS TRIP IS ALL ABOUT

 

 

Discover Turkey’s renowned art forms, including, music, poetry and the ancient tradition of music mediation, during a selection of music & movement meditation workshops, and poetry nights.

We will also experience a mesmerising live performance of the Whirling Dervishes and their spiritual Sama ceremony.

Our trip will also include visits to some of Konya’s sacred sites, including the Alâeddin Mosque and the tomb of Rumi and the antique village of Sille.

 
Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.
— Lyndon B. Johnson
 
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THE DATES


September 20 - 25

Future Dates:Please contact us for dates and details of future trips to this destination

Group bookings: Exclusive trips throughout the year can be booked for groups of six or more.

THE LOCATION


As one of the most diverse destinations in the world, Turkey’s rich history makes it a truly inspiring country to explore.

Our trip will take us to a variety of Turkey’s interesting towns and cities, where you will have the opportunity to experience the fascinating culture and history of the sacred sites we visit along the way.

As part of our trip, one of our main highlights will be a visit to the city of Konya in the south-west of Turkey. With excavations dating from the 3rd millennium BCE, Konya is known as one of the oldest urban centres in the world and forms part of the road pilgrims have taken throughout history on their way to Jerusalem.

THE PRICE


$1,250.00 PER PERSON – Payment can be made in full or alternatively, in three instalments.

Please note: A non-refundable deposit of $500.00 is required for this trip upon booking.

 
Friendship has always belonged to the core of my spiritual journey.
— Henri Nouwen
 
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WHAT’S INCLUDED

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED


  • In-Country Transportation: Transport from Konya airport and for all excursions during this trip are included.
  • Meals: Three meals per day are included as part of this trip and will feature a variety of dishes, inspired by local cuisine. Please contact us if you have any dietary requirements, prior to your trip.
  • Accommodation: Accommodation in a local, boutique hotel is included as part of this trip. All rooms are double occupancy and you will be required to share if you are travelling with someone else, or another person on this trip. If you would prefer to book a room to yourself, please be aware that there will be an additional cost of $300. Please make us aware of you room requirements upon booking.
  • Excursion: At least two excursions are included as part of this trip and will be announced before you travel.
  • Guides: Throughout this trip you will be accompanied by two guides, one American and one local, who will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.

  • Airfare: Flights are not included as part of this trip to Konya. Flights from the U.S. start at around $380 one-way. Please contact us for further advise on choosing and booking your flights.
  • Travel Insurance: Travel health insurance is required for this trip. We can recommend insurance providers is required.
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    Friendship has always belonged to the core of my spiritual journey.
    — Henri Nouwen
     
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    GOOD TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

     

     
    • Vaccinations: routine vaccinations, specifically for Tetanus are recommended. Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Rabies and Typhoid vaccinations are advised for some travellers.

    • Visa: Passport holders are required to obtain a visa to enter Turkey. This will cost $20 and can be applied for up to three months in advance of your travel date. You visa will be valid for multiple stays of up to 90 days during a 180 period.

    • Passport Validity: It advised that your passport is valid for at least six months, from your arrival date in Turkey.

     
     
     
     
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