Seven Churches Tour
/ Per Person
This tour gives you an opportunity to see all the Seven Churches in just 3 days and offers to stay in Pamukkale which is a famous thermal water center and Kusadasi which is a famous coastal town.
Day 1: Fly to Izmir -Thyatira - Sardis - Philadelphia - Hierapolis
In the morning we will fly from Istanbul to Izmir airport. Firstly we will visit the Biblical Church in Thyatira. Continuing our 7 Churches visits, we will see the Biblical city Sardis which was the capital of the Lydian Kingdom. We will also visit the second Church in Philadelphia. In the afternoon we will be in another Biblical site, Hierapolis which is well known as a thermal spa centre and called Pamukkale today. Overnight in Pamukkale in a Thermal Hotel.
Day 2: Laodiciea - Ephesus - Church of Mary - House of Virgin Mary
Today we will visit the seventh and last Church at Laodiciea Then we will drive to Ephesus. We will have an extensive tour of this ancient site and sitting at the theater we will read the Acts of the Apostles, Chapter 19. Also in the site we will see the first church ever dedicated to The Virgin Mary where the 3rd Ecumenical Council met. Leaving Ephesus we will visit the house of The Virgin Mary situated on a hill nearby. After lunch we will visit the tomb and Church of St. John, where we will read his Gospel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 3 : Symirna - Pergamon
In Izmir we will see the Church of St. Policarp who was one of the first Martyrs of Christianity. We will drive to Pergamom where one of the 7 Churches was situated and will have lunch. Later we will visit the Acropolis of the Pergamon Kingdom and will see the Red Court. After the tour we will transfer to Izmir Airport. Fly to Istanbul. You will be picked up from the airport and will be transferred to your hotel.
- 1 Night accommodation in Pamukkale at 5 Star Hotel
- 1 Night accommodation in Kusadasi at 4 or 5 Star Hotel
- 2 Domestic flights (Istanbul-Izmir / Izmir-Istanbul)
- Luxurious, non-smoking & air-conditioned minivan or cars.
- All entrance fees to museums and sites mentioned in the itinerary
- All transfers mentioned in the itinerary
- Hotel and Airport extras
- Travel Insurance
- Tip to Guide and Driver
Min.% 50 of the total cost of the tour is to be paid at the time of purchase.