Religious Tours

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF PAUL, SEVEN CHURCHES OF THE REVELATION & AMP
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Title

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF PAUL, SEVEN CHURCHES OF THE REVELATION & AMP

Duration

14 Days

Description

Day 01 Depart USA

Flight to Istanbul

Day 02 Arrive Istanbul

Arrive Istanbul Airport. Meet with your guide and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon you will have orientation tour in Istanbul, if time permits (according to the arrival time). Overnight and dinner in Istanbul.

Day 03 Istanbul

You will start your day with visit of St. Sophia, Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, St. Irene and St. Chora Museum. Overnight and dinner in Istanbul.

Day 04 Istanbul – Bursa

Early morning, we will drive to Iznik (Nicea), the site of the First and Seventh Ecumenical Councils. Than drive to Bursa to visit the Green Mosque and the Green Mausoleum. Overnight and dinner in Bursa.

Day 05 Bursa – Troy – Ayvalik

We will drive to Canakkale after our breakfast. Will start to visit Gallipoli, Troy, Alexandra Troas where St. Paul met Luke. Overnight and dinner in Ayvalik.

Day 06 Pergamon – Thyatira – Izmir

We will depart to Pergamon in the morning to visit the Asclepion, the ancient hospital, the Acropolis, the Church at the site of ancient Serapium and the Red Court dedicated to St. John. Then visit Akhisar, the site of ancient Thyatira. Overnight and dinner in Izmir.

Day 07 Sardis – Philadelphia – Izmir

Starting the day with visiting Sardis, the capital city of the ancient Kingdom of Lydia, visit the Church built on the foundations of the Temple of Artemis. Continue to drive to Alasehir, ancient Philadelphia. Returning back to Izmir for visiting St. Policarp Church. Overnight in Izmir.

Day 08 Ephesus – Kusadasi

Let’s drive to Ephesus where St. Paul stayed a while for visiting the ancient city and then House of the Virgin Mary, the Basilica of St. John. Will continue to Miletos where St. Paul gave a speech to spread Christianity. Overnight and dinner in Kusadasi.

Day 09 Aphrodisias – Laodicea Pamukkale

Will drive to Pamukkale to visit Aphrodisias, Laodicea and Hierapolis. Overnight and dinner will be in Pamukkale.

Day 10 Pisidian Antioch – Iconium – Cappadocia

Today we will visit Pisidian Antioch, Konya (Iconium), the Mevlana Mosque and Mausoleum while our drive to Cappadocia. Overnight and dinner in Cappadocia.

Day 11 Cappadocia

Let’s start our full day visit to Goreme, Zelve Valley and Underground City. Overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 12 Cappadocia – Tarsus – Antioch

Early in the morning departure for Tarsus, the birthplace of St. Paul, continue to Antakya (Biblical city of Antioch) where St. Paul and St. Barnabas stayed. Overnight in Antakya.

Day 13 Antioch – Fly Istanbul

Will start our day for visiting the Museum of Antioch with its famous mosaics and St. Peter’s Grotto, the Cave Church where early Christians met in secret. Drive to Adana airport for late afternoon flight to Istanbul. Transfer to hotel and overnight in Istanbul.

Day 14 Istanbul – Departure

Transfer to Istanbul airport for departure.

Contact Us

Istanbul DMC

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