You Cycle individually but in a group setting, you cycle at your own pace, You prepare your own food, You make your own reservations, You put up your own tent.
You make your own travel arrangements to your Istanbul and from Konya.
Total individual freedom.
In case of medical conditions, required medicines you are responsible to take and have the correct medicines for your travel.
Sufi Trail is NOT a travel organization, you travel at your own risk and responsibility. Sufi Trail and the organizing committee will provide the following services as it is.
The organization make sure that your tent and luggage arrives at the designated campsite on time;
The organization provides a contact phone number and a contact person for each area where we cycle;
The organization make sure that safety measures are taken by the local authorities;
The organization provides information about the food and the camping sites;
The organization has a basic first aid kit;
The organization has Turkish, English, and Dutch-speaking contact persons.
Bike date: 10 – 25 September 2021
Number of biking days: 14
Average cycling day around 45-65 kilometers.
We will start in Yalova and bike Sufi Trail to Konya. It’s to promote the pilgrimage lifestyle and also to submerge ourselves into the deeper meaning of the Sufi Trail.
During the 14 nights with the Sufi Trail on bike, we will mainly camp outside. The philosophy of this caravan is to revive the old way of traveling on a bike, to Rumi in Konya.
As it’s a camping caravan bring your tent, only in big city’s we might have simple accommodations if needed.
Who can join:
Everyone can join the caravan and pays for his/her own daily expenses.
This can be food, accommodation, and other personal costs.
You need to have at least basic health conditions.
For major calamities and unforeseen problems, you are obliged to have travel- and health insurance valid in Turkey.
What we expect from you when you join the caravan:
Fee for organization and welcome package € 435,-
Postage is not included.
The fee is divided into two sections:
Welcome package of €95 (Non-refundable)
Rest payment of €340 14 days prior to departure
- Sufi Trail Passport
- Sufi Trail Bike Guidebook
- Sufi Trail GPX
- Sufi Trail wish stone (you receive it in Yalova)
- Sufi Trail Patch
- Sufi Trail T-Shirt
- Sufi Trail Cap
- Sufi Trail Postcards
- Sufi Trail Stickers
- Luggage transport and assistance car
- Famous Dutch biker Frank van Rijn is accompanying the bike group
- English, Dutch and Turkish language contact persons and guides
Please send us a separate e-mail with your arrival date, your insurance information, contact person in case of emergency, and any additional (Medical) information which might be useful.
Join us at Rumi.