Private Tour to The Seven Churches
Duration: 3 days
Pick Up Time
Plane, Coach, Foot
PRIVATE SEVEN CHURCHES OF REVELATION
Izmir-Pamukkale Tour(Meals, Lunch, Dinner)
Transfer from the hotel at 07:00 for flight departure at 08:30 to Izmir
Seven Churches at Ephesus & Laodicea:
Visit the city of Ancient Ephesus, the most important of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor.
See the great Library of Celsus, Agora, Odeon, Trajan Fountain, Domitianus Temple, Roman Latrines, Theater, and Stadium in which St. Paul preached the gospel.
Also visit the House of Virgin Mary, where she is said to have spent her final years, and St. John's Basilica, a Byzantine church marking his burial place.
After lunch, drive to Eskihisar, site of the Church of Laodicea, to which St. John addressed his letter concerning the city’s waning faith. Overnight in Pamukkale.
Day 2 - Pamukkale-Bergama (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Seven Churches at Sardis, Philadelphia, Thyatira & Pamukkale:
Pick up to visit the ancient city ruins of Hierapolis, where St. Philip was martyred in 1AD. See the Necropolis, Avenue of Tombs, and Thermal Baths. Enjoy a break at Pamukkale with snow-white terraced cliff pools. Then we proceed to the ancient PhiladelphiaChurch at Alasehir, the youngest of the Seven Churches of Revelation, visiting the remains of an early church and the city walls. After lunch, visit the site of Sardis - the capital of the ancient kingdom of Lydia. Walk the Royal Avenue and see the site of the Church of Sardis built on the foundations of the Temple of Artemis. Finally, at Akhisar we visit the Church of ancient Thyatira, another one of the 7 churches, set in an ancient commercial town with strong ties to Troy and Sardis. Drop off at the hotel. Overnight in Selcuk
Day 3 - Bergama
Pergamon - Smyrna - St. Polycarp:
Drive to Pergamon, site of one of the Seven Churches, where St. John wrote of Satan's throne being sited. Visit the Church of Pergamon, the famous Red Court, and the Acropolis. After lunch, proceed to Smyrna (Izmir), whose early faithful were praised in a letter from St Paul. Finally, visit the Church of St. Polycarp and enjoy a short tour of Izmir city. Transfer to Izmir Airport. Transfer to Izmir Airport to depart.
20:00 Departure from Izmir Airport and arrive at Istanbul Airport and Transfer to hotel. End Of Service
• Professional English speaking guide on tours
• Transportation by comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
• Full day guided tours mentioned in the itinerary
• All transportations and transfers
• All local taxes, admission fees to the museums and sites
• No hidden cost