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NET LAND TOUR RATES
(in US$)
please ask Double per person
please ask Single supplement
INCLUDING
● 13 nights at 4 star hotels in Turkey
● Sightseeing as per the itinerary
● All escorted transfers
● Daily breakfast and 13 dinners
  (B: breakfast, D: dinner)
● Transportation by private A/C bus with 
  driver throughout the tour
● Car ferry cost, tolls, parking fees, gasoline
● Bible oriented English speaking professional
  tour guide throughout the tour
● Entry fees to the sites & museums
● Service charges & local taxes
● 1 Person Free of Charge (land) for every
  15 paying passengers
EXCLUDING
● Lunches and all drinks
● Turkish Visa fee (to be paid at Istanbul
  airport upon arrival)
● Personal expenses
● Istanbul-Adana Domestic Flight
  ($120 per person)
● Any other service which is not mentioned
  above

St. Peter Church, Antioch

Ephesus Theater

Dark Church, Cappadocia

Assos

Pergamum
NET LAND TOUR RATES
(in US$)
please ask Double per person
please ask Single supplement
INCLUDING
● 7 nights at 4 star hotels in Turkey
● Sightseeing as per the itinerary
● All escorted transfers
● Daily breakfast and 7 dinners
  (B: breakfast, D: dinner)
● Transportation by private A/C bus with
  driver throughout the tour
● Car ferry cost, tolls, parking fees, gasoline
● Bible oriented English speaking professional
  tour guide throughout the tour
● Entry fees to the sites & museums
● Service charges & local taxes
● 1 Person Free of Charge (land) for every
  15 paying passengers
EXCLUDING
● Drinks and meals which are not listed at the
  itinerary
● All personal expenses
● Turkish Visa Fee is $20 per person for US
  citizens, to be paid upon arrival.
  Citizens of other countries must check the 
  Turkish Visa procedure available for them.
● Tips to the tour guide and driver

Pamukkale

Smyrna

BIBLICAL TOURS IN TURKEY


 

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF
PAUL IN TURKEY


Tour #1 - 15 DAYS

Day 01 Depart from USA or Canada

Day 02 Arrive Istanbul – Fly Adana Airport
Arrive Istanbul. Fly to Adana. Suggested flight from Istanbul to Adana is TK 466 dep.16:50. Arrive Adana Airport at 18:20. Meet and transfer to the hotel for dinner and overnight. (D)

Day 03 Antioch – Adana
Full Day Tour to Antioch (Acts 11:19-27; 13:1; 14:26, 15:22-35, Gal. 2:11, II Tim. 3:11) . Visit St.Peter’s Church and the Mosaic Museum. Return to Adana. Dinner at the hotel. (B,D)

Day 04 Adana – Tarsus – Cappadocia
Drive to Tarsus (Acts 9:11; 9:30; 11:25; 21:39; 22:3) , the birthplace of St.Paul. Visit the new St.Paul Church and Paul’s Well. Continue to Cappadocia, the land of the fairy chimneys and rock churches. (B,D)

Day 05 Cappadocia
Full day sightseeing in Cappadocia; visit the Underground city, Göreme Open Air Museum with painted rock churches, the pottery making town of Avanos and the citadel of Uçhisar. (B,D)

Day 06 Cappadocia – Lystra – Iconium (Konya)
Visit the Biblical site of Lystra (Acts 14:6-21; 16:1-2, II Tim. 3:11) . Then drive to Iconium (Acts 13:51; 14:1-21; 16:2, II Tim. 3:11), today’s Konya to visit the Mevlana Mausoleum. Dinner and overnight in Konya. (B,D)

Day 07 Iconium – Colossae – Laodicea – Pamukkale
Drive to unexcavated site of Colossae (Col. 1:2) . Then see the ruins of Laodicea (Col 2:1; 4:13-16, Rev. 1:11; 3:14). Continue to Pamukkale for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 08 Philadelphia – Sardis – Smyrna (Izmir)
Drive to Alasehir to see the 1st century Philadelphia (Rev. 1:11; 3:7) Church. Then visit Sardis (Rev. 1:11; 3:1-4) ; the Gymnasium, the 3rd century Synagogue, the Temple of Diana and the remaining of the 1st century Church. Drive to Smyrna (Rev. 1:11; 2:8) for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 09 Ephesus – Smyrna
Today, upon your request, you may join the Sunday prayer at the local Protestant Church in Izmir. Full day tour in Ephesus (Acts 18:19-24; 19:1-35; 20:16-17; 21:29, 1 Cor. 15:32; 16:8, I Tim. 1:3 II Tim. 1:18; 4:12, Rev. 1:11, 2:1) . Visit the famous ancient city, the Basilica of St. John and the Archaelogical Museum. Return to Izmir. Dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 10 Pergamon – Thyatira – Ayvalık
Drive North to Pergamon (Rev. 1:11; 2:12). Visit the Acropolis and the remaining of the 1st century Church called Red Basilica. Continue to Akhisar to see the 1st century Thyatira Church (Acts 16:14, Rev. 1:11; 2:18-24) . Drive to Ayvalık for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 11 Alexander Troas – Assos – Troy – Çanakkale
Visit Alexander Troas (Acts 16:8-11; 20:5, 6, II Tim. 4:13 II Cor. 2:12) to see only few stones covered by water today. Then visit Assos. Continue to Troy to see the ruins of the legendary city and the replica of the wooden horse. Dinner and overnight in Çanakkale. (B,D)

Day 12 Çanakkale – Dardanelles – Istanbul
Then take the car ferry to cross the Dardanelles strait. Drive to Istanbul. Visit St.Chora Church, famous for its beautiful mosaics in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 13 Istanbul
Visit the Hippodrome Square, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia Church, Underground Cistern and Grand Covered Bazaar. (B,D)

Day 14 Istanbul
Take a leisurely private boat tour along the Bosphorus seeing both Asian and European shores of Istanbul. Then visit the Topkapı Palace and the important Istanbul Archaeological Museum containing the Gezer Calender, the Titus Inscriptions, City Walls from Babylon, and other important items. Return to the hotel. Tonight, we will have a Farewell Dinner at an outside Sea Food Restaurant in Kumkapı district. (B,D)

Day 15 Departure
Transfer to Istanbul Airport for departure. End of our services. (B)


SEVEN CHURCHES OF THE REVELATION AND ISTANBUL

Tour #2 - 9 DAYS

Day 01 Depart from USA or Canada

Day 02 Arrive Istanbul Airport
Our representative will meet you after the customs and baggage claim. Transfer to the hotel. Afternoon Boat Tour along the Bosphorus visiting both Asian and European shores of Istanbul. Dinner and overnight. (D)

Day 03 Istanbul
Full day Istanbul tour; the Roman Hippodrome Square, Blue Mosque with its beautiful blue tiles, St. Sophia Church, built by Constantine the Great and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, one of the worlds greatest architectural marvels and a designated World Heritage site, Topkapi Palace, the Imperial Residential Palace of the Ottoman sultans between the 16th and 19th centuries and the oldest and largest of the remaining palaces in the world. Its displays include priceless world-class collections of jewelry, porcelain and costumes of the sultans. Then visit the Istanbul Archaeology Museum. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 04 Istanbul – Troy – Alexander Troas (Acts 16:8-11; 20:5, 6, II Tim. 4:13 II Cor. 2:12) – Assos
Drive to Çanakkale. Cross the Dardanelles Strait by car ferry. Proceed to Troy to see the legendary city and the replica of the Wooden Horse. Then drive to Alexandria Troas founded by Alexander the Great. Paul visited here at least twice. Then drive to Assos, this Hellenistic city where Paul rejoined his companions. Dinner and overnight in Assos. (B,D)

Day 05 Pergamon (Rev. 1:11; 2:12) – Thyatira (Acts 16:14, Rev. 1:11; 2:18-24) – Smyrna(Rev. 1:11; 2:8)
Leave for Pergamon. Visit the Acropolis with the steepest theater of the ancient world and the Temple of Trajan. Then visit the Red Basilica which was an Egyptian Temple, later converted to a church in the 1st century. It is also considered as one of the Seven Churches of the Revelation. Continue to Izmir for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 06 Sardis(Rev. 1:11; 3:1-4)-Philadelphia(Rev. 1:11; 3:7)-Pamukkale
Drive to Sardes capital of the ancient Lydia where first coin of the world is invented. See the ruins of the 1st century. Continue to Alasehir to see the 1st century Philadelphia Church which is another one of the Seven Churches of the Revelation. Dinner and overnight at Colossae Hotel in Pamukkale. (B,D)

Day 07 Laodicea (Col 2:1; 4:13-16, Rev. 1:11; 3:14) – Colossae (Col. 1:2) – Aphrodisias – Kusadasi
Morning tour of PAMUKKALE, noted ancient spa, where pure white travertine’s forms frozen waterfalls. Drive to APHRODISIAS, the city of the Goddess of Love, see the well preserved stadium, the Odeon, the theater and the agora. Continue to Kusadasi for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 08 EPHESUS (Acts 18:19-24; 19:1-35; 20:16-17; 21:29, 1 Cor. 15:32; 16:8, I Tim. 1:3 II Tim. 1:18; 4:12, Rev. 1:11, 2:1) –Kusadasi
Visit the famous ancient city of Ephesus, the Ephesus Archaeological Museum and the Basilica of St. John. The visit of the House of Virgin Mary is optional. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi. (B,D)


Day 09 Departure Back

Early transfer to the Izmir Airport for departure. End. (B)

 
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