Tour Code : EN-111

The Seven Churches of Revelations – Cappadocia (Suitable Far East Country Flights) 8 Days/7 Nights

Istanbul Landing 14:25 passport and luggage claim,  check out the airport 15:30 meet with your guide, and get on the bus with our luggage.
Departure to Canakkale ( Distance 300 KM / 3,5 Hours )  Arrival Canakkale 17:50. 
Dinner and overnight in Canakkale  ( Dinner )

After breakfast, we’ll head to the ancient city of Troia or Troy, the real-life location of the legendary Trojan War described in Homer's Iliad. Next, we will be visiting the legendary Pergamon, the capital of the Kingdom of Pergamon Kings in 282-133 BC. We will visit the Pergamon Acropolis, which is the administrative center of the city, the Temple of Zeus, Dionysus, Athena, Demeter, and the famous Pergamon Library of 200,000 rolls. The Altar of Zeus, excavated during the Pergamon (Bergama) excavations, is now on display at the Pergamonmuseum in Berlin. The Great Theatre of Pergamon here is the world's steepest theater and it could entertain up to 10,000 spectators in ancient times the Red Basilica (St. John’s Church), which is one of the sites of the Seven Churches of Revelation.
Afterward arrival at Akhisar Visit Thyatira which is one of the sites of the Seven Churches
Arrival and overnight stay in Izmir.  ( Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner )

After breakfast, we will visit the ruins of ancient Smyrna, one of the Seven Churches that the Apostle John relays the promise from God: “Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life” (Rev 2:10). Visit Agora and St. Maria Church.
Smyrna is the second city of the seven churches  of Revelation, to receive the message from St. John was that of Smyrna. (Rev. 1:11;2:8)
Departure Ephesus (80 km from Izmir). The Church of Ephesus is the most important of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor. It is thought that the Gospel of John was written here. Apostle Paul preached to the Ephesians and lived here for three years. The Church of Ephesus also received an epistle from him.
Visit Ephesus ruins including the Baths of Scholastica, the Library of Celsus, the Temple of Hadrian, and the Grand Theatre with a capacity of 25,000.
Lunch at a selected local restaurant. Afterward, we will visit Artemis Temple, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and the Basilica of St. John.
Lastly, we will see the House of the Virgin Mary, a small modest stone house located in the forest on the side of a mountain 9 km from Ephesus. It is visited by Christian pilgrims from all over the world. St. John brought Mary to Ephesus, following the advice that Jesus Christ gave to his mother. (John 19:27)
At the end of the tour, we will be watching the special demonstrations in Turkish Delight and Leather Wear Factory stores in the area.  At the end of the tour, transfer to Izmir.
Dinner and overnight in Izmir or Kusadasi ( Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner )

After breakfast continues with Salihli city (Sardis). This was the capital of the ancient Lydian kingdom of the 6th century B.C., portrayed as a dying church. We visit the great Temple of Artemis and the Temple of Cybele, which was converted into a Byzantine Church. We will also visit the restored Sardis Gymnasium and reconstructed Synagogue.
Then we continue our journey to Philadelphia, nowadays called Alaşehir, one of the Seven Churches of Asia [Rev. 1:11; 3:7], and the only church that wasn’t censored. There, we will see the remains of a Byzantine basilica built of brick, with a high arch and 11th-century frescoes. After our tour, we will drive to Pamukkale. 
we will visit the ancient Laodicea (present name Denizli) yet another of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor [Rev. 1:11; 3:14; Col. 2:1; 4:13 - 16]. 
Laodicea thrived as a major center of worship for the pagan goddess Aphrodite for about 500 years after Christ. In the famous scripture from Revelation (3: 20-21), Jesus says to the Laodicean Church: "Behold, I stand at the door and knock...".  
we’ll have lunch at a local restaurant in Pamukkale.
We will be visiting the Hierapolis first. Here, we’ll see Martyrium of the Apostle Philip where he was martyred during the persecutions ordered by Domitian. We will see the Gate of Domitian, the Arcadian Way, the ancient 2nd century Roman Theater, the Nymphaion, the Temple of Apollo, the Plutonium, and the Necropolis.
We will pass through the Roman Gate, admire the ancient Pamukkale Theater, walk around the grave monuments built to honor heroes. Each tomb is a small work of art telling a different story. Then, we will have a relaxation on the travertine terraces.
Overnight in a thermal hotel in Pamukkale.  ( Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner )

Pamukkale Cappadocia distence 650 Km.  The first stop is at Konya. Visit Mevlana museum,  the Mausoleum of Rumi it is a must-see destination in Konya and there is the tomb of the famous mystic / sufi / thinker Rumi or with the full name Mawlana Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi-Rumi in English literature.
We take Lunch in a Local restaurant in Konya.  Visit Agzikarakan Caravaserail in Aksaray.
Arrival and accommodation in Cappadocia ( Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner )

Optional event Hot Air Balloon Tour:   04:30 – 09:00  
The and of the Balloon tour take breakfast in the hotel and start to Cappadocia Tour
First, we will visit the Uçhisar Castle, which consists of volcanic rocks, and is the highest point of Cappadocia. From here, we will watch the fairy chimneys, valleys, and the wonderful view of the region. Next, we will visit the Pigeon Valley, and have a sightseeing tour of Goreme Village which has very interesting cave houses and an authentic atmosphere. Then, we’ll visit Goreme  Open Air Museum, Paşabağı Valley (Monks Valley), and Devrent Valleyfamous for its rock formations resembling different animal figures Afterward, we’ll have lunch in Avanos. After lunch, we’ll visit a pottery workshop to see how potteries are made by hand.)
Visit Kaymaklı underground city. Accommodation in Cappadocia ( Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner )

After breakfast, we’ll start our Istanbul tour at 08:45 am. First, we will visit the great Hagia Sofia (Saint Sophia) which was built by the emperor Justinian in the 6th century AD as a church and was later converted into a mosque. Afterward, we will visit the Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque) a 17th-century Ottoman mosque famous for its six minarets and magnificent interior with blue tiles. Visit Topkapi Palace, and we’ll explore Hippodrome Square which was used as a meeting place and for chariot races during the Byzantine period. Here, we will see the Serpent Column brought from Delphi, the Egyptian Obelisk, and the German Fountain of Wilhelm ll.
Finally, we’ll visit the Grand Bazaar, for shopping, one of the biggest and oldest markets in the world, home to more than 4000 shops full of hidden treasures and authentic items. 
We take lunch in a restaurant and, Transferred to Istanbul Airport 3,5 hour before the flight.
( Breakfast – Lunch )

Number of people Per person in
Single Room Extra Bed Children Fee
Price includes

 8 night hotel accomodation with daily breakfast

1 Pax free in dbl for tour lieder.

1 Istanbul – 1 Canakkale -  2 Izmir – 1 Pamukkale – 2 Cappadocia

7 Lunches –  7 dinners

Entrance fees, as per  the itinerary.

All tours as per itinerary

Professional licensed  tour guide, for the duration of the tour.

Private air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle with experienced driver

All parking, highway, bridge fees.

VAT,  City Tax

Price Excludes

Personal expenses

Travel Insurance (highly recommended)

Beverages during lunch and dinners

Tips for the guide and driver.

Cancellation Policy

- For cancellations made 45 days before the tour, 100% refund. (Except per person 125 € for register, bank commission, and domestic flight ticket cost)
- For cancellations made 44 - 30 days before the tour, 50% refund. (Except for the Bank Commission)
- For cancellations made 29 - 15 days before the tour, 20 % refund.
- No refunds will be made on reservations made 14 days before the tour. %100 Penalty is applied.

- Travel health insurance is mandatory.
- Sample hotels are confirmed on the date of booking in case of availability. Otherwise,
  similar hotels are booked.  
- In the event of bad weather, time scarcity, traffic jams, and similar situations, the Guide may make changes to the tour program. 
- The locations given in the itinerary can be changed with other places if they are closed.  
- During the tours, you will be walking approximately 2 km every day on uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines, and steps. 
- You must wear comfortable clothing, flat walking shoes, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen. in summer months and raincoats, warm clothes, winter walking shoes, umbrella, etc. in winter.  
- The order of the sites visited may change to avoid crowds.  
- You will need your passport at check-in for all domestic flights.
- Domestic flights are economy class. Luggage limit 15 Kg.

Closing Days of Sites in Istanbul
Sunday                 - Grand Bazaar
Monday               - Dolmabahçe and Beylerbeyi Palaces, Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum
Tuesday               - Topkapı Palace, Military Museum
Wednesday        -  Chora (Kariye) Museum, Yedikule, Rumeli Fortress
Thursday             - Dolmabahçe and Beylerbeyi Palaces

Standard Package Hotels 

Canakkale (1)      :  MD Barbaros Boutique
Istanbul (1)          :  Grand Yavuz hotel 4* /  Askoc Hotel 4*
Izmir (2)               : Blanka Hotel 4* /  Armis Hotel 4*
Pamukkale (1)      :  Adem Pira Thermal 5* / Richmond Thermal  5*
Cappadocia(2)     : Dinler 5 / Suhan Hotel 5

Note: Sample hotels are confirmed on the date of booking in case of availability. Otherwise, reservations are made in similar hotels.

Hagia Sofia
Topkapi Palace
Grand Bazaar
Blue Mosque
Chora Church
Tekfur Palace
Pergamon; The Christian congregation in Pergamon also included one of the Seven Churches of Asia mentioned in the New Testament Book of Revelation by the Apostle John.
Acropolis of Pergamon
Red Basilica
Thyatira - the fourth of the seven Churches of Revelation, at Akhisar town. Thyatira Church, one of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor
Smyrna; The Christian community of Smyrna, mentioned in the Apostle John's Book of Revelation, was one of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor
Sardis Gymnasium
Martyrium of the Apostle Philip
Laodikiea; Laodicea Basilica, one of the seven holy churches. Paul’s letter addressing the church in Laodicea is the sternest of the seven letters, containing many reprimands but no praise.
Laodicean Church
Artemis Temple
The House of Virgin Mary
St. John Church
Isabey Mosque
Celsus Library
Terrace Houses
The Temple of Hadrian
Baths of Scholastica
Curetes Street
Dominitian Square
Temple of Domitian
Hercules Gate
Fountain of Trajan
Mevlana Museum
Sirince Village

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7 Churches of Revelation tour

The Seven Churches of Revelation are the places where St. Paul preached and built the first church in the 7 important central cities of some communities that lived in the Aegean region.
Ephesus is the most famous of the Seven Churches as it is the place where St. Paul wrote his letters to the Ephesians. In addition, the Evangelist St. John brought the Virgin Mary to Ephesus and the Vatican recognizes the Virgin Mary's house located near Ephesus as a shrine.

** The Seven Churches of Revelations – Cappadocia Tour  8 Days – 7 Nights  ( EN-111 )  itinerary is suitable for Far East countries flights such as Malaysia - Indonesia - Singapore - Taiwan. 

  • Tour Code : EN-111
  • Duration : 8 Days
  • Start : İstanbul, Türkiye
  • End : İstanbul, Türkiye
  • Tour Season : 1 April - 30 November
  • Transfer : Vehicle
  • Distance : 2500 km
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