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8 DAYS SEVEN CHURCHES TOUR

Summary :Welcome to Turkey! Visit the seven biblical churches that paved a religion and a century of religion, now resting in the hart of Islamic Turkey.

Istanbul - Smyrna (Izmir) - Pergamon - Sardis - Philadelphia - Pamukkale / Hierapolis - Laodicea - Ephesus - Istanbul.




Itinerary

Day 1 - Istanbul - Arrival Day
Welcome to Turkey. Arrive in Istanbul airport, meet your guide and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2 - Istanbul
(Breakfast included)
Our journey begins in Istanbul, the only city in the world situated on two continents. We visit the Topkapi Palace including the Harem, St. Sophia, The Blue Mosque and Hippodrome, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3 - Smyrna - Pergamon
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
Transfer from hotel to Istanbul airport for flight to Izmir. Arrival in Izmir. Drive to ancient Smyrna, was the second one of the seven Christian churches in Asia Minor to which St. John the Divine wrote (Revelation l - 11). In the afternoon proceed to Thyatira, another one of the Seven Churches. See the remains of a Basilica and other ruins from the Roman Period. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 4 - Pergamon
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
Pergamon (Bergama). Visit the Acropolis with its pagan temples and Altar of Zeus. Continue to the healing center, Aesculapius. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 5 - Sardis - Philadelphia - Pamukkale
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
After breakfast depart for Sardes, another one of the Seven Churches mentioned by St. John. Continue to Philadelphia to, another one of the Christian congregations, and a city built in 2 BC by King Eumenos. Continue to Pamukkale (Hierapolis). Watch the sunset over the petrified waterfalls. Overnight in Pamukkale.

Day 6 - Laodicea - Ephesus
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
Visit Hierapolis and then Laodicea before continuing to Ephesus. See the final abode of the Virgin Mary where she spent her last years. Tour through ancient Ephesus to see the old synagogue, the theatre where St. Paul preached (Acts 10), the Library of Celsus and other sights. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 7 - Istanbul
(Breakfast included)
Transfer to the airport for the flight to Istanbul. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Free time in Grand Bazaar in the afternoon and overnight in Istanbul.

Day 8 - Istanbul - End of Tour
(Breakfast included)
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.

Including

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

Gallery

Flight - Turkish Airlines
Flight - Turkish Airlines
Flight - Turkish Airlines
Istanbul
Kusadasi
Ephesus
Pamukkale
Izmir
Hagi Sophia
Istanbul / Grand Bazaar

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