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.

Day 01 - Istanbul - Arrival Day


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

Day 02 - Istanbul

Breakfast Included
Our journey begins in Istanbul, the only city in the world situated on two continents. We will visit the Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, The Blue Mosque and Hippodrome, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 03 - 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 Izmir.

Day 04 - 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 Izmir.

Day 05 - 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 06 - 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 07 - Istanbul

Breakfast Included
Transfer to the airport for flight to Istanbul. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Free time at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 08 - 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.

8 DAYS SEVEN CHURCHES TOUR Photos

Satue of Virgin Marry Pamukkale Hierapolis

Tour Includes

Arrival airport transfer from Ataturk airportDomestic flight tickets from Istanbul to IzmirDomestic Flight tickets from Izmir to Istanbul3 nights hotel in Istanbul2 nights hotel in Izmir1 night hotel in Pamukkale1 night hotel in Kusadasi7 open buffet breakfasts4 lunches4 dinnersGuided Istanbul city tourGuided Pergamon tourGuided Pamukkale tourGuided Ephesus tourAll entrance fees mentioned in the itineraryTransportation in a fully air
conditioned, non
smoking coachProfessional English
speaking tour guidesReturn airport transfer

Tour Not Includes

International flightsInsurance: All typesTurkey entry visaItems of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundryAny others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section

Tour Highlights

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.

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