15 Days Biblical Tour


Starts: Istanbul
Finish: Istanbul
Departura Date : Private Tour – All Dates available (some exceptions)
Duration: 15 Days – 14 Nights
Accommodation Category: All categories available
Seven Churches Of Revelation

Day One Welcome To Turkey
Welcome to Turkey. Arrive in Istanbul Airport, meet your guide and transfer to your hotel. ( 15km ) After check into the hotel, meet at the lobby for welcome and info cocktail.
Overnight: Istanbul

Day Two Istanbul
Our journey begins in Istanbul, the only city in the world situated on two continents. Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul – its three names span more than 2600 years, nearly 1600 of them as the capital of two of the greatest empires the world has known, Byzantine and Ottoman. We visit the Topkapi Palace including treasury section, The Blue Mosque and Hippodrome, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place and free time in Grand bazaar with its 3.500 shops.
Overnight: Istanbul
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day Three Ankara
After breakfast drive to Ankara. Arrive in Ankara (Capital of Turkey), sight-seeing of Ankara: see the Anatolian Civilization Museum, the Temple of Augustus, Ataturk’s Mausoleum. drive to our Hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Ankara. Overnight: Ankara
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Day Four Cappadocia
After breakfast, Continue to Cappadocia with a lunch / rest stop in Aksaray before a short ride to Ihlara Valley, to see the impressive, Byzantine rock carvings and frescoes. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Overnight: Cappadocia
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Day Five Cappadocia
Full day excursion of Cappadocia to see the surreal landscapes of volcanic ash, formed 3 million years ago: spectacular red rock cones,. troglodyte churches and homes dating from 4000 BC Now visit Uchisar, Goreme and Zelve, then Avanos, to visit one of its famous, pottery workshops. Later return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Overnight: Cappadocia
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Day Six Tarsus & Adana
Visit Kaymaklı, a unique underground city. Then drive to Tarsus, birthplace of St. Paul. See St. Paul’s Well, Cleopatra’s Gate and the ancient city. It was near here that a Great Fish “vomited out Jonas upon the dry land” Next to Adana for dinner and overnight stay.
Overnight: Adana
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Day Seven Antakya & Mersin
Full day excursion 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. View the old city of Iskenderun before beginning the return drive to Mersin for dinner and overnight stay.
Overnight: Mersin
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Day Eight Anamur & Alanya
Depart westward along the Mediterranean shoreline, a famous coastal road. Take a lunch break in Anamur See City of the Monophystie Archbishop of Seleucia.
Overnight: Alanya
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Day Nine Antalya
Continue to the ancient city of Side, the old port where Paul, Barnabas and Mark landed during their missionary journeys. Later they sailed from here to Antioch. Than visit Perge, where St. Paul preached when arriving from Cyprus (Acts 13-14), and to Aspendos with its magnificent theater. Next drive to Antalya for dinner and overnight stay.
Overnight: Antalya
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Day Ten Pamukkale
Proceed to Leodicea which was condemned by St. John in Revelation Acts (4:15). Drive to Hierapolis, now called Pamukkale, St. Philip was martyred here in 1st AD. Walk the Necropolis and famous Avenue of Tombs. Overnight stay.
Overnight: Pamukkale
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Day Eleven Philadelphia, Sardis & Kusadasi
Visit there one of the seven churches of the Apocalypse and the remains of the Cathedral. Continue to in Alasehir, the remains of a church. Visit, capital of the ancient Lydia with temple of the Cybele & Diana, which became later a church, see the royal road. Continue to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Overnight: Kusadasi
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Day Twelve Ephesus
Drive to Selcuk. Visit the monastery of St. John and Ephesus, the best preserved city in the world. See the Library of Celsus, a Stadium where Paul Preached (Acts 19), and the Theatre. Return to Kusadasi. Then have dinner and overnight stay.
Overnight: Kusadasi
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Day Thirteen Izmir & Pergamum
This morning take a beautiful drive to Izmir (ancient Smyrna), After visiting the St. Policarp church in IZMIR , continue to in Akhisar , ancient commercial place in connection with Troy & Sardes. and visit Bergama (Pergamum) , the Acropolis, high above the plain. See the pagan Temples and Altar of Zeus.
Overnight: Pergamum
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner

Day Fourteen Nicea & Istanbul
After breakfast long drive to Istanbul through Iznik (Nicea) where the Nicean Creed was formed. Depart for Istanbul.
Overnight: Istanbul
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day Fifteen The end of our service
After breakfast transfer to Istanbul airport for flight back home. The tour ends and we hope you enjoyed our service.
Meals: Breakfast

Tour Includes:
Accommodation in special boutique and 3 & 4 star hotels based on double occupancy. Single occupancy surcharge.
Professional English speaking guide throughout the tour.
Breakfast (B), Lunch (L) and Dinner (D) as indicated in the itinerary.
Welcome coctail.
All sightseeing and admission fees on the above program.
Airport transfers plus all in country transport in new air-conditioned buses throughout the tour.

Tour Excludes:
Personal Expenses.
Any tipping you feel appropriate.
Meals unless stated.

Biblical Tours Turkey

Biblical Tours Turkey