Seven Churches Tour
Istanbul, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Izmir and Manisa: Pergamon, Smyrna, Asia Minor, John the Divine, Thyatira, cropolis, Altar of Zeus and Philadelphia, Pamukkale: Hierapolis, Waterfalls, Celsus, Kusadasi: Ephesys, Virgin Mary House, St. Paul
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 will visit the Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, The Blue Mosque and Hippodrome, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place. Overnight in Istanbul.
Galata Tower / 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 Izmir.
Pergamon Ancient City
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 Izmir.
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 – Izmir to Istanbul
(Breakfast included) Transfer to the airport for the flight to Istanbul. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Free time at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 8 - Istanbul - End of Tour
(Breakfast included) After breakfast check out from the hotel.
Celsus Library / Ephesus
Arrival airport transfer from Ataturk airport
Domestic flight tickets from Istanbul to Izmir
Domestic Flight tickets from Izmir to Istanbul
3 nights hotel in Istanbul
2 nights hotel in Izmir
1 night hotel in Pamukkale
1 night hotel in Kusadasi
7 open buffet breakfasts
4 lunches • 4 dinners
Guided Istanbul city tour
Guided Pergamon tour
Guided Pamukkale tour
Guided Ephesus tour
All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach
Professional English - speaking tour guides
Return airport transfer
TOUR NOT INCLUDE:
• International flights
• Insurance: All types
• Turkey entry visa
• Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
• Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section
What are the discounts for children?
0- 6 Year: Free of Charge
6 - 11 Year: Charged at 50% of a full priced