Biblical Turkey Tour- 8 days

Biblical Turkey Tour- 8 days
Biblical Turkey Tour- 8 days
Biblical Turkey Tour- 8 days
Biblical Turkey Tour- 8 days

Reservation Requirements:
Complete flight information (flight number, time of arrival and departure, and airport) must be provided at the time of the booking
Departure Point:
Centrally located Istanbul Old Town and Taksim area or centrally located meeting point.
!Detailed address information will be provided on your confirmation voucher
Departure Time:
Upon your arrival to Istanbul.
!Complimentary hotel pick up service is before this time. Additional information will be provided on your confirmation voucher.
Service Basis:
Individual
Season:
Everyday (All year round)
Hotel Info:
Istanbul: Best western the president hotels or smilar (4* BB)
Cappadocia: Dilekkaya Hotel or smilar(4* BB)
Pamukkale: Tripolis Hotel or smilar(4* BB)
Bergama: Akropolis Hotel or smilar(3* BB)
!Price are per person in double room
Additional Info:
•Contact our dedicated Custom Team for tailor-making your tour with special rates even for small groups of 4 people, availability for the supplement of being guided in your own language and last minute bookings.
•For the days which lunch is not included in the tour price, optional recommendation of an a la carte restaurant and transfer service will be provided by the tour guide

 


Available Language(s):
•Tour guide throughout the tour (Monolingual)
•English
Whats Included:
•2 nights accommodation in Istanbul,
•1 nights accommodation in Bergama,
•3 night accommodation in Cappadocia,
•1 night accomadation in Pamukkale,
•Economic class Domestic flight from Ist-Izmir,
•Economic class Domestic flight from Cappadocia-Ist,
•Admission fees for all sightseeings mentioned in the itinerary,
•Licensed local tour guide throughout the tour,
•Meal plan as mentioned in the itinerary,
•Transfer service from/to Airport on private.
•Land transportation by air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle.
Excluded Services:
•Visa for Turkey if needed,
•Meals other than stated,
•Optional excursions (you can added into the basket),
•Beverage at lunches,
•Tips to the guide and driver (optional),
•Personal expenses,

Day 1 Arrival to Istanbul

Upon arrival to Istanbul Ataturk Airport you will be greteed and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

(No Meal)

Day 2 Churches of Istanbul

Upon breakfast at the hotel,depart for first visiting place to St. Sophia(The church of Divine Wisdom) One of the greatest marvels of architecture,hagia Sophia was founded as basilica in the 6th century. Built by the order of Byzantine Emperor Justinianus, St Sophia was largest cathedral in the world for nearly thousand years;it is considered the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture.

Proceed to Hippodrome Its a former center of sportive events(chariot races for example) and political activities of the old city. Continue to the Mosque of Suleyman the Magnificent.

After lunch at the local restaurant proceed to afternoon visit to the Kariye Museum, the old church of St. Savior in Chora treasuring the marvelous mosaics and frescoes that represent scenes drawn from, the cycle of the life of the Virgin and of Christ that have been restored under the guidance of the Byzantine Institute of Boston.

Next;Grand Covered Bazaar One of the largest covered markets in the world with more than 60 streets and 5000 shops,where you will find in an authentic oriental atmosphere,all kind of gifts,leather clothing, rugs, antiques,jewellery, hand-woven fabrics etc… Overnight in Istanbul.

(Breakfast-Lunch)

Day 3 Ancient Ephesus & Laodicea

Upon early pick up from your hotel at 5am transferred to Ataturk Airport for early flight to Izmir. You will be meet with your guide and transfer to first visiting place to Ancient Ephesus, the UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven churches of Apocalypse. walk on the remarkably preserved wide marble streets,flanked by colomns,temples and fountains. We look at all the famous highlights like the, Celsus Library, Great Theater  which is still used for performances and special events today. Next; St John basilica and House of Virgin Mary, beautifully situated in the solmissos Mountains,is considered by the vatican to be final resting place of the Virgin Mary.

After lunch at the local restaurant restaurant continue to Laodicea a Crossroads of the ancient world. Overnight in Pamukkale.

(Breakfast-Lunch)

Day 4 Hierapolis, Sardis, Philadelphia and Thyatira

Upon breakfast at the hotel depart for first visitng place to Ancient city of Hierapolis, home of Philip the Evangelist than swim in Pamukkale hot springs(calsium terraces). Next; Philadelphia, the youngest of the Seven Churches of Revelation and visitng early church and city walls.

After lunch continue to ancient city and ruins of the famoust church of Sardis the ancient Lydian capital. After reminds of the church of Thyatira drive to Pergamon. Overnight in Bergama.

(Breakfast-Lunch)

Day 5 Pergamon

Upon breakfast at the hotel depart for first visitng place to Pergamon, the place where wrote St John to the church of Pergamon, ‘’Satan’s throne is sited. Visit the church of Pergamon, the red-court, Acropolis. After lunch drive to Smyrna, recipient of a letter from St. Paul praising the early believers for their faithfullness. Visiting St Polycarp church and city tour. After tour drive you to the Izmir Airport for your domestic flight to Cappadocia. Open arrival Cappadocia greeted and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.

(Breakfast-Lunch)

Day 6 Cappadocia Fair Chimenys

Upon breakfast at the hotel depart for first day tour of Cappadocia. The First contact with rock-formation is in Devrent valley,where the geopraphical formations remind us a place of another world.Then further to Pasabagi, we will be walking among the amazing fair chimneys of Cappadocia. Your next station is Avanos for lunch and demonsration in a pottary workshop. Next, Goreme Open Air Museum,where you can discover many differently rack-cut churches with frescoes on wall painting of Byzantine Art(10th till 13th century). Then you will visit Uchisar Castle, the highest point of the region,where we have a unique panaromic view over Cappadocia. On the way back,you will visit the three beauties(fairy chimneys)in near Urgup. Overnight in Cappadocia.

(Breakfast-Lunch)

Day 7 Cappadocia Underground City

Upon breakfast at the hotel depart for second day tour of Cappadocia. First visiting place is Underground City Kaymakli or Derinkuyu. After then you will visit Selimiye Monastry in Selimiye Village. Ihlara canyon-hike 4km along the Melendiz River. Along this way you will reach the local restaurant in Belisirma and will enjoy your lunch under trees and in green. On the way back will stop at Panoramic Pigeon Valley for take pictures from the unique Cappadocia and then to esentepe Panorama(view over Goreme Village). Overnight in Cappadocia.

(Breakfast-Lunch)

Day 8 Flight to Istanbul

Upon breakfast at the hotel check out and transferred to Cappadocia Airport for your domestic flight to Istanbul. End of the service.

(Breakfast)

•Rates are valid with minimum 4 people booking Please contact our customer representatives for group reservations.
•Children under age of 8 (including 7 years old) not allowed to join this tour.
•Hotels offered may not be valid during fair congresses and blackout dates and are subject to change with similar
•Children must be at child rate range at time of travel and rates are available for 1 child when staying with 2 adults in the same room
•Amendments are upon availability and may require supplement fee
•Full cancellation applies in the event of No-Show.
•In the rare event of lack of availability due to special events an alternative day or service may be advised
Tax: Included
Cancellation Policy: This service can be cancelled without any penalties 15 day(s) prior to first service date.

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