Brief Itinerary

 

Day 1 Arrive Istanbul.Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul

Day 2 Explore Old City. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3 Visit Dolmabahce Palace and Bosphorus cruise tour. Fly to Izmir .Overnight in Izmir.

Day 4 Visit Church of Smyrna and Pergamon. Overnight in Pergamon.

Day 5 Visit church of Thyatira, Sardis and Philadelphia. Overnight in Hierapolis.

Day 6 Visit church of Laodicea and Hierapolis ancient city. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 7 Visit church of Ephesus. Fly to Istanbul. End of the Service.

 

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Istanbul Airport
TYPE OF TOUR Private or Small Group Tour
You can join our small group tour (max.16 people) or we can organize a private tour for only your party.
FLEXIBLE DEPARTURE TIME Every day, all year around
CUSTOMIZABLE You can change our tours as you like or we can organize your desired tour.
INCLUDED
All accomodation B&B at choise of selected 4-5 star, boutique or cave hotels
All seightseeing tours of the places mentioned in the program
All meals where shown in the itinerary with this legend (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
Domestic flight tickets (May be operated by Turkish Airlines, Anadolu Jet, Atlas Jet, Sun Express, Onur Airlines or Pegasus Airlines)
All tours with English speaking guidance licenced by ministry of culture and tourism
All transport with new & AC vehicles
All airport transfer throughout the trip
All parking fees, ferry tools and petrol
All entrance fees and taxes
EXCLUDED
International airfare to Turkey
Drinks, travel insurance, visas, personel expenses, posters, tips

 

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Day 1: ISTANBUL

Welcome to Istanbul. Your guide meet with you at the airport. Depends on your arrival time you may explore the city or transferred to your hotel.

Overnight Istanbul

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Day 2: ISTANBUL

After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided private tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque,Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar.

Overnight Istanbul

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Day 3: ISTANBUL-SMYRNA

Today you visit Dolmabahce Palace and then have a Bosphorus Cruise (public boat) experience. Afternoon you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Izmir (Smyrna).

Overnight Izmir

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Day 4: SMYRNA-PERGAMON

Today you visit Church of St. Polycarp whose early faithful were praised in a letter fromSt Paul and then head to Pergamon. Visit Church of Pergamon where  John wrote of Satan’s throne being sited.

 

Overnight Pergamon

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Day 5: THYATIRA-SARDIS-PHILADELPHIA-HIERAPOLIS

Today you visit three churches which Thyatira , Sardis and Philadelphia. Thyatira set in an ancient commercial town with strong ties to Troy and Sardis. Sardis the capital of the ancient kingdom of Lydia. Philadelphia the youngest of the Seven Churches. Each sites one hour distance from each other.

 

Overnight Hierapolis

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Day 6: CAPPADOCIA

Today get a good breakfast there is a a canyon and a underground city awaiting for you. You itinerary includes Derinkuyu Underground City , Ihlara Canyon and Selime Monastery.

Overnight Cappadocia

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Day 6: HIERAPOLIS-LAODICEA-EPHESUS

After breakfast you visit Laodicea to which John addressed his letter concerning the city’s waning faith. After Laodicea visit Hierapolis Ancient City whereSt. Philip was martyred in 1AD. You can have a great time with magnificent White calcium terraces, known as Cotton Castle (Pamukkale). This city was used in Roman time for their therapeutic Powers.

 

Overnight Kusadasi

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Day 7: EPHESUS

Today you visit Ephesus, which the most important of the Seven Churches of Revelation and Capital of Asia Minor, Temple of Artemis , House of Virgin Mary & Basilica of St.Jean. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient times.

 

After visits our tour concludes and we say goodbye and transferred to the airport. Fly to Istanbul. End of the service.