Tour Route: Istanbul Izmir Pergamum Thyatira Sardis Philadelphia Pamukkale Hierapolis Laodicea Colossae Kusadasi Ephesus Istanbul
Embark on a private tour to explore the Seven Churches of Revelation over 3 nights and 4 days. Begin your journey in Istanbul and travel to Izmir, where you’ll visit the ancient city of Pergamum, known for its fascinating ruins and historical significance. Continue to Thyatira, Sardis, and Philadelphia, each with their own unique historical and biblical importance. Explore the mesmerizing travertine terraces of Pamukkale and the ancient city of Hierapolis. Journey to Laodicea and Colossae, two cities mentioned in the biblical texts. Visit Kusadasi, a charming coastal town, and explore the well-preserved ancient city of Ephesus. Conclude your tour in Istanbul, where you’ll reflect on the spiritual and historical significance of your journey. Discover the profound connection between these biblical sites and the rich heritage of Turkey on this captivating tour.
Your adventure begins with an early morning flight from Istanbul to Izmir. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in Izmir. Begin your pilgrimage by immersing yourself in the historic city of Pergamum, one of the Seven Churches mentioned in the Book of Revelation. Explore the remains of this ancient city and witness its grandeur firsthand. Continue to Thyatira, another significant location among the Seven Churches, and reflect upon its historical and spiritual significance. After the tour transfer back to your hotel.
Overnight stay in Izmir
Legend: L – D
After breakfast, we will drive you to Sardis. Delve deeper into the spiritual legacy of the Seven Churches as we visit Sardis and Philadelphia. Explore the ruins of Sardis, once a thriving center of trade and commerce, and discover the remnants of its early Christian community. In Philadelphia, reflect upon the messages conveyed in the Book of Revelation and appreciate the enduring faith of its believers. After the tour we will drive you to Pamukkale (Hierapolis). Overnight stay in Pamukkale
Legend: B – L – D
After breakfast our full day tour will start. Uncover the treasures of Hierapolis, where one of the Seven Churches stood, and marvel at its well-preserved ruins. Journey to Laodicea, known for its spiritual significance and mentioned prominently in the Book of Revelation. Reflect upon the messages conveyed to the early Christian community of Laodicea. Conclude the day at Colossae, an important center of early Christianity, and gain insights into its historical and religious context. After the tour we will drive to Kusadasi for overnight.
Overnight stay in Kusadasi
Legend: B – L – D
After breakfast, Embark on a captivating exploration of Ephesus, one of the most revered cities in early Christianity and home to one of the Seven Churches. Marvel at its well-preserved ancient ruins, including the grand Library of Celsus and the Great Theater. Visit the Basilica Church of St. John, where the apostle is said to be laid to rest, and immerse yourself in its spiritual ambiance. Conclude your journey at the Artemis Temple, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and reflect upon its historical and cultural significance. After Ephesus tour, transfer to the airport. Flight from Izmir to Istanbul. Transfer to Istanbul center. TOUR ENDS!
Legend: B – L
Please note that; this itinerary is fully customizable, allowing you to personalize your trip according to your preferences. You have the flexibility to adjust the pace of the trip by incorporating rest days in the destinations of your choice. Additionally, you can extend your journey by adding extra sightseeing days at any point along the route. This way, you can fully tailor the trip to meet your specific needs and make the most out of your travel experience. Let us know your preferences, and we will be happy to assist you in creating a unique and memorable itinerary!
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