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Turkey Biblical Highlights Tour

Turkey, Istanbul
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Duration

9 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

12 people

Languages

English

Turkey Biblical Highlight Tour, provide a profound journey through the tapestry of history and the religious significance of this remarkable nation. As you delve into the past, you’ll explore ancient cities like Ephesus, where Saint Paul once preached, and marvel at the well-preserved ruins that bear testament to the early Christian presence. The cave churches of Cappadocia, where early Christians sought refuge and worshiped in secret, offer a captivating glimpse into their faith. Additionally, tracing the footsteps of the early Christians along the Seven Churches of Revelation route or visiting the birthplace of Saint Nicholas in Demre unveils the layers of Christian heritage in Turkey. These tours immerse travelers in a blend of cultural experiences, religious exploration, and historical discoveries, making Turkey an enticing destination for those seeking to deepen their faith and connect with the biblical heritage of the region.

Highlights

  • Istanbul - Hagia Sophia - Blue Mosque - Topkapi Palace - Hippodrome - Obelisk of Theodosius and Grand Bazaar
  • Izmir - Smyrna - Pergamon - Thyatira Tour - Ephesus Ancient City
  • Pamukkale - Hierapolis Ancient City - Philadelphia - Sardes - Leodecia
  • Cappadocia - Goreme Open Air Museum
  • Antakya - St. Pierre

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 from 4 to 6 4 6 $ 75,00
2 from 7 to 9 7 9 $ 100,00
3 from 10 to 12 10 12 $ 125,00

Day 1 Arrival to Istanbul / Meet and Pick up / Transfer to Hotel

After your arrival to Istanbul airport, you will be welcomed at the exit gate by the Turkey Istanbul Tours representative. Then you will be transferred to your Istanbul hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

DAY 2: Full day Istanbul Old City Tour BY walk (Breakfast & Lunch included)

Visited Sights: Hagia Sophia - Blue Mosque - Topkapi Palace - Hippodrome - Obelisk of Theodosius and Grand Bazaar

After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up from your hotel by the tour guide and start to full day Old City Tour. Istanbul is a city full of famous iconic sites that today you will experience for yourself from the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia with their breathtaking silhouettes that make the skyline so unique to the Topkapi Palace, a beautiful Ottoman palace once home to the Ottoman Sultans and the first president of Turkey. Spend some time where the gladiators of ancient Roman Constantinople, entertained the crowds at the site of the Hippodrome today you will see the Obelisks that have stood the test of time and are adorned with beautiful markings, taking us back in time. Our last station is the Grand Bazaar, Turkey’s the largest covered market at the heart of the Old City, offering excellent shopping. You will get the chance to wander through the Grand Bazaar and soak up the atmosphere of this incredible delight.

At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

DAY 3: Full day Smyrna - Pergamon - Thyatira Tour (Breakfast & Lunch included)

After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up from your hotel to take a beautiful Izmir (ancient Smyrna). After visiting the St. Policarp St. Paul Tour - Izmir Smyrna church in Izmir, continue to in Akhisar, ancient commercial place in connection with Troy & Sardes. Depart to Pergamum, visit to Asclepion, the ancient hospital, the Acropolis, the Church at the site of Serapium and the Red Court dedicated to St. John. Then visit Akhisar, the site of ancient Thyatira

At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Izmir.

DAY 4: Full day Philadelphia - Sardes - Leodecia - Pamukkale Tour (Breakfast & Lunch included)

After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up from your hotel by the tour guide and drive to Sardes and visit there one of the seven churches of the Apocalypse and the remains of the Cathedral.. Visit , capital of the ancient Lydia with temple of the Cybele & Diana, which became later a church, see the royal road and continue to in Alasehir, visit the remains of St. John church. Then continue to Laodicea, the smallest among all Seven Churches of Asia Minor. Then drive to Pamukkale, ancient Hierapolis - which name means sacred city, was believed by the ancients to have been founded by the god Apollo. It was famed for its sacred hot springs, whose vapors were associated with Pluto, god of the underworld. The city also had a significant Jewish community. In the first century it was part of the tri-city area of Laodicea, Colossae, and Hierapolis. This connection between the cities lies behind Paul’s reference to Hierapolis and Laodicea in his epistle to the Colossians.

At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.

DAY 5: Full day Ephesus Tour & Flight to Cappadocia (Breakfast & Lunch included)

After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up from your hotel and drive to Ephesus where St. Paul stayed a while, visit the ancient city, House of the Virgin Mary, the Basilica of St. John, and continue to Miletos where St. Paul gave a speech to spread Christianity.

At the end of the day, you will be taken to the Izmir Airport for your flight to Cappadocia. When you arrive at the airport, you will be welcomed by our representative at the first exit door. You will then be taken to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.

DAY 6: Full day Cappadocia & Goreme Tour (Breakfast & Lunch included)

Cappadocia, with its centre in Caesarea (Kayseri), was once the heart of the Hittite Kingdom of the Old Testament. This vast area is one of the most photogenic landscapes in the world. Extraordinary rock formations have become symbolic of this region, where you will enjoy the Valley of the Fairy Chimneys and Goreme Open Air Museum. Watch the potters at their craft, in the famous pottery producing town of Avanos. Finally, savor the natural wonders of the Citadel of Uchisar Valley.

At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.

DAY 7: Full day Underground City Tour & Depart to Adana (Breakfast & Lunch included)

After having breakfast at the hotel, we will visit one of the widest underground city of Cappadocia region; it was carved out underneath a rock hill. The first three floors were probably carved out by Hittites about 2000 B.C. There were those underground cities where the first Christians hid excaping the persecution of the Roman authorities. In war time about 5000 people found refuge in. Then we will drive to Adana, when we arrive, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Adana.

Day 8 Flight back to Istanbul / Tour Ends

With the first lights of the day, you will be picked from your hotel and depart to Antakya (Antioch). Here Jesus' followers were first called Christians (Acts 11:26) Peter, Paul and also Barnabas preached here. Visit St. Peter's Grotto and the exquisite Mosaic Museum

At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Adana.

DAY 9: Flight to Istanbul & End of Service (Breakfast included)

After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken to the Adana Airport for your return flight to Istanbul. This will be end of our tour. If you need additional service like, hotel reservation for following day or transfer services, please get in touch with us.

  • Domestic Flight Ticket
  • All Entrance Fees to the mentioned sites
  • All Flisht Tickets in the itinerary
  • Breakfasts mentioned in itinerary
  • Lunches mentioned in itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Dinners
  • Drinks
  • Tips to driver and guide

Multi day

English

Package Tours
Private Tours
Seat in Coach Tours

Cappadocia
Ephesus
Istanbul
Pamukkale
Turkey

Tour's Location

Turkey, Istanbul

What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during?

The policies on face masks and attendee health are: Face masks required for guides in public areas Face masks provided for travelers Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival

What is the policy on sanitization during?

The policies on sanitization are: Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas Gear/equipment sanitized between use Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

What is the social distancing policy during?

The policy on social distancing is: Social distancing enforced throughout experience

What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during?

The policy on staff health & safety is: Guides required to regularly wash hands

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