Biblical Sites in Turkey

Biblical Sites in Turkey Includes:
- Pick-up from the Izmir/ Izmir Hotels or from your airport.
Start City : Izmir hotels, Izmir Airport
End City :Izmir hotels, Izmir Airport
Scheduled / Operates on : Jan 1st 2017 - Dec 31st 2017: Daily
Tour Highlights : 2 nights Izmir, 2 nights Kusadasi, 1 night Pamukkale.

 

Biblical Sites in Turkey tour program

Biblical Tours in Turkey and the tour Itinerary

Day 1: Izmir.
Meet and transfer to hotel.Visit the church of St. Policarp which the oldest church in ancient Smyrna, it symbolized the community of the Seven Churches of the Apocalypse. Then visit Alexander the Great’s "Velvet Castle" overlooking the bay of Izmir.

Day 2: Izmir-Pergamum-Thyatira-Pamukkale.
Visit Pergamum, the Acropolis and the Asclepion, then drive to Akhisar to visit the Church of ancient Thyatira. Return to Izmir.

Day 3: Izmir-Sardes-Philadelphia-Pamukkale.
Drive to Sardes, ancient capital city of the Lydians and the visit Church of Sardes. Continue to Alasehir where the ancient Philadelphia Church is located. Walk the streets of Philadelphia, then proceed to Pamukkale, the white “Cotton Castle” with lime cascades of the Roman spa, see the ancient city of Hierapolis. The Martyrium of St.Philip the Apostle is here. Enjoy a leisurely bath in the hot spring pool of your hotel.

Day 4: Pamukkale-Laodicea-Miletos-Kusadasi.
Morning visit to Eskihisar, the ancient Laodicea, then drive to Miletos, where St. Paul gave a speech to Christianity. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 5: Kusadasi-Ephesus-Kusadasi.
Full day visit to the unforgettable remains of Ephesus, the House of the Virgin Mary, the Archaeological Museum and the Basilica of Saint John.

Day 6: Kusadasi-Izmir.
Transfer to Izmir Airport.End of our services.

Biblical References: The Seven Churches mentioned by St. John in the Book of Revelations (The Apocalypse) are all found in Turkey and each was a founding community of Christianity.

Included in the package
- Hotel accommodation in superior tourist class hotels.
- Accommodation based on twin with private facilities.
- Continental breakast (B), Lunch (L) and course dinners (D) as per the itinaries.
- Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers.
- Modern air conditioned coach with reclining seats.
- Welcome drink.
- Hotel tips, local taxes and service charges.

Not included in the package
- Travel insurance.
- Any item of a personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls etc.
- Passport & Visa Costs.
- Airport taxes.
- Any items not mentioned in above-mentioned itinerary.

 

Take with you

  • Camera.
  • Hat.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Water.

Included in price
Professional English speaking guide (tour in other language is available).
Air conditioned vehicle with the driver
All entrance fees stated in the program.
All local taxes.
Lunch (optional)
No extra or hidden costs!

Excluded in price
Tipping and drinks.

 

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