Tour Duration: 6 nights / 7 days
Days of Operation: Private Tour - Regular Tour
Hotel's Class: 5, 4, 3 Stars Hotel or Tourist Class
Season: All Years 2022
Scheduled / Operates on: Jan 1st 2022 - Dec 31st 2022. All years Biblical Tours Turkey
Domestic Flight Included: Yes
Tour Customizable: Yes
1 night Izmir, 1 night Pamukkale, 1 night Kusadasi, 1 night Ayvalik, 2 night Istanbul.
Day 1: Izmir.
Upon arrival in Izmir, your local guide will take you to your hotel. An afternoon tour of Izmir (old Smyrna) includes a visit to the Church of St. Polycarp. Overnight in Izmir. Including: Dinner
Day 2: Izmir - Hierapolis (Pamukkale).
Depart for Sardes to visit the Church of Sardes. Continue to Alasehir, home to the ancient Philadelphia Church. Continue Pamukkale, famous for its its lime cascade Roman spa. Finish the day in the ancient city of Hierapolis where you see the martyrium of St. Philip the Apostle. Overnight in Pamukkale. Including: Breakfast / Dinner
Day 3: Hierapolis - Kusadasi.
This morning, you visit the Churches of Laodicea and Colosea en route to Ephesus. Walk the streets of this excavated city where Apostle Paul ministered for 3 years and see the Forum, the Odeon, the Library of Celsus, and the Temple of Diana. Also included are visits to the Thermal Baths and the Great Theatre. We stop at Aphrodisias before arriving at the beautiful harbor town of Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in the hotel overlooking the bay. Overnight in Kusadasi. Including: Breakfast / Dinner
Day 4: Kusadasi - Ayvalik.
This morning, you visit Thyatira, the smallest of the seven churches, for a short visit and the proceed to Pergamum. Visit the Asclepion (ancient healing center), stroll through Acropolis and visit the Archaeological Museum before driving to the coastal city of Ayvalik. Overnight in Ayvalik. Including: Breakfast / Dinner
Day 5: Ayvalik - Istanbul.
Drive along the coast to Alexandria Troas where Apostle Paul had a vision for taking the gospel to Europe. Visit Troy, site of the great Greek legend of the Trojan horse. Drive to Istanbul with a stop at Bursa where Ecumenical Councils met. Overnight in Istanbul. Including: Breakfast / Dinner
Day 6: Istanbul.
A morning city tour features including Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, the Roman Hippodrome and a brief visit to the Topkapi Palace. Afternoon is free to explore the Grand Bazaar or Spice Market on your own. Overnight in Istanbul. Including: Breakfast
Day 7: Departure.
You will be taken to the airport for your flight home. Including: Breakfast
- 6 Nights, 4 Star or 5 Star Hotel Accommodation including breakfast and Dinner.
- All sightseeing tours as described in the itinerary.
- Travel Insurance.
- All Entrance Fees.
- All admission fees to the visited sites.
- Biblical expert English speaking professional tour guide.
- All meals as stated in the itinerary. Breakfast and Dinner.
- Transportation with New brand Mercedes Luxury Van.
- All Taxes and service fees.
- Any tips to guide.
- Driver or staff at hotels.
- Items of a personal nature.
- Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast) and medical services.