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15 DAYS ST. PAULS BIBLICAL TOUR

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Duration:
15 days 14 nights
Depart From:
Istanbul
Tour Ending:
Istanbul
Route:
Istanbul, Ankara, Cappadocia, Adana, Mersin, Alanya, Antalya, Pamukkale, Philadelphia, Kusadasi, Ephesus, Pergamon, Istanbul

Itinerary

Day 1 - Istanbul - Arrival Day

(Dinner included)
Start Time: 06:00 PM - End Time: 06:00 PM
Welcome to Turkey. Arrive in Istanbul Airport, met by your guide and transferred to your hotel. After check into the hotel, meet at the lobby for welcome and info cocktail. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2 - Istanbul

(Breakfast and dinner included)
Start Time: 06:00 PM - End Time: 06:00 PM
Our journey begins in Istanbul, the only city in the world situated on two continents. Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul - its three names span more than 2600 years, nearly 1600 of them as the capital of two of the greatest empires the world has known, Byzantine and Ottoman. We visit the Topkapi Palace including treasury section, The Blue Mosque and Hippodrome, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place and free time in Grand bazaar with its 3.500 shops. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3 - Ankara

(Breakfast and dinner included)
Start Time: 06:00 PM - End Time: 06:00 PM
A fter breakfast drive to Ankara. Arrive in Ankara (Capital of Turkey), sight-seeing of Ankara: see the Anatolian Civilization Museum, the Temple of Augustus and Ataturk's Mausoleum. drive to our Hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Ankara.

Day 4 - Ankara - Cappadocia

(Breakfast and dinner included)
Start Time: 06:00 PM - End Time: 06:00 PM
After breakfast, Continue to Cappadocia with a lunch / rest stop in Aksaray before a short ride to Ihlara Valley, to see the impressive, Byzantine rock carvings and frescoes. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay in Cappadocia.

Day 5 - Cappadocia

(Breakfast and dinner included)
Start Time: 06:00 PM - End Time: 06:00 PM
Full Day excursion of Cappadocia to see the surreal landscapes of volcanic ash, formed 3 million years ago: spectacular red rock cones, troglodyte churches and homes dating from 4000 BC Now visit UCHISAR, GOREME and ZELVE, then AVANOS, to visit one of its famous, pottery workshops. Later return to your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 6 - Tarsus - Adana

(Breakfast and dinner included)
Start Time: 06:00 PM - End Time: 06:00 PM
Visit Kaymakli, a unique underground city. Then drive to Tarsus, birthplace of St. Paul. See St. Paul's Well, Cleopatra's Gate and the ancient city. It was near here that a Great Fish "vomited out Jonas upon the dry land" Next to Adana for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 7 - Antakya - Antioch - Mersin

(Breakfast and dinner included)
Start Time: 06:00 PM - End Time: 06:00 PM
Full Day excursion to Antakya (Antioch). Here Jesus' followers were first called Christians (Acts 11:26) Peter, Paul and also Barnabas preached here. Visit St. Peter's Grotto and the exquisite Mosaic Museum. View the old city of ISKENDERUN before beginning the return drive to Mersin for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 8 - Anamur - Alanya

(Breakfast and dinner included)
Start Time: 06:00 PM - End Time: 06:00 PM
Depart westward along the Mediterranean shoreline, a famous coastal road. Take a lunch break in Anamur. See City of the Monophystie Archbishop of Seleucia. Overnight in Alanya.

Day 9 - Antalya

(Breakfast and dinner included)
Start Time: 06:00 PM - End Time: 06:00 PM
Continue to the ancient city of SIDE, the old port where Paul, Barnabas and Mark landed during their missionary journeys. Later they sailed from here to Antioch. Than visit PERGE, where St. Paul preached when arriving from Cyprus (Acts 13-14), and to ASPENDOS with its magnificent theater. Next drive to Antalya for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 10 - Pamukkale

(Breakfast and dinner included)
Start Time: 06:00 PM - End Time: 06:00 PM
Proceed to Laodicea which was condemned by St. John in Revelation Acts (4:15). Drive to Hierapolis, now called Pamukkale, St. Philip was martyred here in 1st AD. Walk the Necropolis and famous Avenue of Tombs. Overnight stay.

Day 11 - Philadelphia - Sardes - Kusadasi

(Breakfast and dinner included)
Start Time: 06:00 PM - End Time: 06:00 PM
Visit there one of the seven churches of the Apocalypse and the remains of the Cathedral. Continue to in ALASEHIR, the remains of a church. Visit, capital of the ancient LYDIA with temple of the CYBELE & DIANA, which became later a church, see the royal road. Continue to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 12 - Ephesus - Kusadasi

(Breakfast and dinner included)
Start Time: 06:00 PM - End Time: 06:00 PM
Drive to Selcuk. Visit the monastery of St. John and Ephesus, the best preserved city in the world. See the Library of Celsus, a Stadium where Paul Preached (Acts 19), and the Theatre. Return to Kusadasi. Then have dinner and overnight stay.

Day 13 - Izmir (Smyrna) - Pergamon

(Breakfast and dinner included)
Start Time: 06:00 PM - End Time: 06:00 PM
This morning take a beautiful drive to Izmir (ancient Smyrna), After visiting the St. Policarp church in Izmir, continue to in Akhisar, ancient commercial place in connection with TROY & Sardes. and visit BERGAMA (Pergamon), the Acropolis, high above the plain. See the pagan Temples and Altar of Zeus. Overnight in Bergama.

Day 14 - Pergamon - Nicea - Istanbul

(Breakfast included)
Start Time: 06:00 PM - End Time: 06:00 PM
After breakfast long drive to Istanbul through Iznik (Nicea) where the Nicean Creed was formed. Depart for Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 15 - Istanbul - End of Tour

(Breakfast included)
Start Time: 06:00 PM - End Time: 06:00 PM
After breakfast check out from the hotel. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Turkey Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Turkey.

Highlights


Istanbul Tour, Topkapi Palace , Blue Mosque , Hippodrome , Grand bazaar
Ankara Tour, Anatolian Civilization Museum
Cappadocia Tour, Ihlara Valley , Uchisar , Zelve , Göreme , Avanos, Kaymakli
Adana / Mersin, St. Paul's Well, Christians , Peter's Grotto , Mosaic Museum , Iskenderun .
Antalya, Side , Perge , Aspendos , Monophystie Archbishop of Seleucia and St. John in Revelation
Pamukkale tour, Hierapolis and Necropolis
Izmir, Manisa and Kusadasi, Ephesus tour, St. John , Paul Preached , Alasehir Pergamon Tour, Acropolis, the steepest, Asklepieion, Altar of Zeus, Throne of Satan Library of Alexandria in Egypt

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Including

  • Arrival airport transfer from Istanbul Ataturk Airport
  • 14 nights special Boutique and 4 star hotels including breakfast and dinner
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
  • Professional English-speaking tour guides

Excluding

  • International flights
  • Personal expenses: Lunches, extras at hotel or additional meals
  • Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers
  • Insurance: All types
 

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