Istanbul - Seven Churches of Asia Minor - Istanbul 4 Nights in 4-Star Hotels

Istanbul - Seven Churches of Asia Minor - Istanbul 4 Nights in 4-Star Hotels
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$649
Duration: 5 days
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Istanbul to Seven Churches of Revelation program includes Bible Oriented guide. Includes  domestic flights, transfers in Istanbul, 4 and 5 star hotels, 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners, entrance fees, AC transportation,Visit Smyrna, Thyatira, Pergamum, Sardes, Philadelphia, Laodicea and Ephesus.

Day 1 : Istanbul - Izmir (Dinner)
Pick up from Your Hotel in Istanbul and Private Transfer to Istanbul airport for flight to Izmir. After 1 hour flight arrival to Izmir . Our guide will meet you with your name sign at the airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Izmir

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

Day 3 : Izmir – Sardis – Philadelphia - Laodicea – Hierapolis (Breakfast, Dinner) 
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.Then 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. 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, 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. Dinner and overnight in a Thermal Hotel.

Day 4 : Ephesus (Breakfast, Dinner) 
Drive to  Ephesus  visit to the ancient city of Ephesus including the  Basilica of St. John. The Apostle Paul preached to the Ephesians and lived here for three years. This church also received an epistle from him. We tour the spectacular ruins where excavations still continue in this once great and important city, which was founded in the 10th century BC.
Walk through history along marble streets lined with wonderful public buildings, among them the Baths of Scholastica, the Library of Celsus, the Temple of Hadrian and the Theatre. The Temple of Diana of the Ephesians, another of the seven wonders of the ancient world, was built in this city. We visit the Basilica of St. John. Visit  The House of Virgin Mary before drive to Kusadasi Overnight in Kusadasi

Day 5 : Izmir  - Istanbul (Breakfast) 
Transfer to Izmir airport for flight back to Istanbul. After 1 hour flight arrival to Istanbul and private transfer to your hotel.

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