7 Days 7 Churches of the Bible Excursion From Istanbul

Welcome to Turkey! Visit the seven biblical churches that paved a religion and a century of religion, now resting in the heart of Islamic Turkey. Istanbul – Smyrna (Izmir) – Pergamon – Sardis – Philadelphia – Pamukkale / Hierapolis – Laodicea – Ephesus – Istanbul.

What to see during the 7 Days 7 Churches of the Bible Excursion From Istanbul?

What to expect during the 7 Days 7 Churches of the Bible Excursion From Istanbul?

Day 1: Istanbul – Arrival

You will arrive at Istanbul Airport, meet your tour guide and you will have a trip to your hotel.
You will stay the night in Istanbul.

Day 2: Visit Istanbul

The journey begins in Istanbul, a city that bridges the two continents of the world. You will see Topkapı Palace, Aya Sophia, Blue Mosque, and Hippodrome. You will visit the places where the Byzantine riots took place.

Day 3: Visit Smyrna

You will be transferred from your hotel to Istanbul airport for a flight to Izmir. You will be welcomed from the airport in Izmir. You will go to ancient Smyrna. You will see St. Divine, the second of the seven Christian churches in Asia Minor. In the afternoon, you will visit the Thyatira, one of the seven churches. You will see the remains of a Basilica from the Roman Period and other remains. You will stay the night in Izmir.

Day 4: Visit Pergamon

You will visit the Acropolis with Pagan temples and Zeus Altar in Bergama. You will go to the healing center, Aesculapius. You will stay the night in Izmir.

Day 5: Visit Sardis – Philadelphia

After breakfast, you will move to Sardis, one of the Seven Churches mentioned by St. John Sardes. It was built in 2 BC, according to Philadelphia, one of the Christian communities. You will go to Pamukkale (Hierapolis). You will be able to watch the sunset. You will stay the night in Pamukkale.

Day 6: Laodikya – Ephesus

You will visit Hierapolis and then Laodicea before continuing to Ephesus. You will visit The Virgin Mary’s house where she spent her last days. The historical discovery will continue with the old synagogue, the theater where Paul preached, the Celsus Library, and other places. You will stay the night in Kusadasi.

Day 7: Kusadais- Izmir

After breakfast, we do give you the time for doing your last shopping in Kusadasi. Depending on your flight we will transfer you directly to Izmir Airport.

Extra Tour Details

  • Everyday departure (All year round)
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Private/ Group

What has been included during the 7 Days 7 Churches of the Bible Excursion From Istanbul?

Included:

  • Accommodation BB 
  • All sightseeing & excursions mentioned in the itinerary
  • Lunch during the tours
  • Transfer service from Hotels & Airport
  • English Guide

Excluded:

  • Beverage during the tour
  • Tips to the guide&driver(optional)
  • Personal expenses

Which extra activities can you do during this excursion?

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7 Days 7 Churches of the Bible Excursion From Istanbul