5 Days : Seven Churches of Asia Minor Tour Smyrna, Pergamon, Thyatira, Sardis...

Duration: 5 days
Destination: Turkey, Turkish Aegean Coast, Izmir
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  • Izmir
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Overview

Seven Churches of Revelation program includes Bible Oriented guide. Includes 4 and 5 star hotels, 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners, entrance fees, AC transportation,Visit Smyrna, Thyatira, Pergamum, Sardes, Philadelphia, Laodicea and Ephesus.

Itinerary

Day 1: Izmir Arrival

Stop At: Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, Dokuz Eylül, 35410 Gaziemir/İzmir, Turkey
Upon our arrival at Izmir airport , our representative will meet you with your name sign and assist and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Izmir.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4 star hotel in Izmir

Day 2: Pergamon – Thyatira - Izmir (Breakfast, Dinner)

Stop At: Pergamon Antik Kenti, Bergama Turkey
Drive to Pergamum, It is one of the sites of the Seven Churches of Asia [Rev. 1:11; 2:12]. Here we explore the impressive Acropolis, the Asklepieion, see the Altar of Zeus which is mentioned as the, Throne of Satan, in the book of Revelation,
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Tepe Mezari, Oren yeri, Akhisar Turkey
Then we continue our visit to Thyatira, Before we check in at the hotel in Izmir, we enjoy a panoramic ride of Smyrna, one of the sites of the Seven Churches of Asia [Rev. 2:12-17]. dinner and overnight.
Duration: 45 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4 star hotel in Izmir

Day 3: Izmir – Sardis – Philadelphia - Laodicea – Hierapolis (Breakfast , Dinner )

Stop At: Sardis (Sardes), Belediye Cd. No:124 Sart, Salihli 45300 Turkey
We depart early in the morning to one of the most picturesque areas of any of the Seven Churches of Asia [Rev. 1:11; 3:1-4], Sardis, presently Sart
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Philadelphia Siesean Kilisesi, Soguksu Mahallesi, Ismet Pasa Cd. No: 114, Alasehir Turkey
After Sardes we continue our journey to Philadelphia, nowadays called Alasehir, another church of the Seven Churches of Asia [Rev. 1:11; 3:7], and the only church not censured.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Laodicea, Just off Denizli - Pamukkale, Denizli Turkey
Proceed to Laodicea [Rev. 1:11; 3:14; Col. 2:1; 4:13-16]. We see the ancient theater, the remains of basilica and ancient stone water pipes.We visit the Gate of Domitian, the Arcadian Way, the 2nd century AD Theater, the Nymphaion, the Temple of Apollo, the Plutonium and the Necropolis.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hierapolis & Pamukkale, Pamukkale 20280 Turkey
We drive to the healing city of Hierapolis, the white (cotton fortress) where hot mineral water bursts from the earth and cascades over steep cliffs forming pools,
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4 star Thermal Hotel in Pamukkale

Day 4: Pamukkale - Ephesus - Kusadasi ( Breakfast, Dinner )

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey
Drive to Ephesus, one of the 12 cities of Ionian League (an ancient Greek district on the western coast of Asia Minor) is located near Izmir. As a port city it was a major departure point for trade routes into Asia Minor.

Walk through history along marble streets lined with wonderful public buildings, among them the Baths of Scholastica, the Library of Celsus; it was built in the beginning of the 2nd century A.D. by Gaius Julius Aquila to be a memorial to his father Gaius Julius Celsus Polemanus, the proconsul of Province of Asia. , the Temple of Hadrian and The Grand Theater are two of the most impressive buildings in Ephesus. Grand theatre was built in 3rd century B.C and it was later expanded to 24.000 spectators by the Romans in the 1st century A.D.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk 35100 Turkey
The House of Virgin Mary is located on the Aladag Mountains 5 miles away from Ephesus. At the third Ecumenical Council on 431 AD in Ephesus, it was claimed that Mary came to Ephesus with St. John in 37 A.D. and lived there until her death in 48 A.D. After the discovery of the house, the Archbishop of Izmir declared there as a place of pilgrimage in 1892. On July 26, 1967, Pope Paul VI visited this place and prayed there.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: The Basilica of Saint John, Isa Bey Mahallesi, 2013. Sk. No:1, Selcuk 35920 Turkey
After House of Virgin Mary, drive to St. John’s Basilica, it is believed that the evangelist St. John had spent his last years in the region around Ephesus and buried in the southern slope of Ayosolug Hill
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Ataturk, Park Ici Yolu No:12, Selcuk Turkey
We will stop at Artemis Temple where used to be one of the seven wonders of the ancient world as our last stop before drive back to Kusadasi
Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Kusadasi Gazi Begendi Park, Turgut Ozal Blv., Kusadasi Turkey
On our way back to Kusadasi we will drive through Gazibegendi Park. Arrival to our hotel and overnight in Kusadasi

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4 star hotel in Kusadasi

Day 5: Kusadasi - Izmir airport transfer ( Breakfast )

Stop At: Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, Dokuz Eylül, 35410 Gaziemir/İzmir, Turkey
Pick up from hotel and private transfer to Izmir airport
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions
  • 4x Breakfast
  • 4x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • 4 nights accommodation in 4 and 5 star hotels
  • Professional Bible-oriented guide
  • Hotel/port/airport pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entrance Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Pergamon Antik Kenti
  • Entry/Admission - Tepe Mezari
  • Entry/Admission - Sardis (Sardes)
  • Entry/Admission - Philadelphia Siesean Kilisesi
  • Entry/Admission - Laodicea
  • Entry/Admission - Hierapolis & Pamukkale
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
  • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
  • Entry/Admission - The Basilica of Saint John

Exclusions
  • Drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Flight tickets
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Visit to holy places of worship such as churches, monasteries, mosques, synagogues bare shoulders are not permitted, nor shoes in mosques.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Izmir airport

Ports

  • Izmir Airport or Kusadasi Port or Çesme Port


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Duration

5 days

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