Seven Churches of Revelation including Istanbul

Seven Churches of Revelation and Istanbul Tour

8 Days / 7 Nights

No Age Limit


Best Deals

  • 7 nights accomodation at hotels mentioned above


  • Sultanhan Boutique Hotel / A Morgans Original 5*– Istanbul
  • Swissotel IZMIR –Izmir
  • Hotel Charisma 5* –Kusadasi
  • Hotel Colossae 5*- Pamukkale
  • 8 breakfasts & 5 dinners at hotels indicated on the itinerary with B,D .
  • Admission fees, tax and service charges
  • Complete program of tours as specified in day by day itinerary but not limited
  • Services of a Professional English-speaking tour guide who is licensed by the Turkish Ministry of Tourism and an expert on Turkey’s history and culture.
  • Local transportation by a private chauffeur driven deluxe van with A/C
  • All transfers and touring as per itinerary from arrival to departure
  • Airfare for the flight from İstanbul to Izmir
  • Flight for guide from İstanbul to Izmir
  • Accomodation for guide and driver at a lower category hotel including their meals
  • VAT
  • Airfare of international flights and related taxes,
  • Customary end-of-tour gratuities to guide and drivers,
  • Bottled beverages or alcohol,
  • Travel insurance and visas, laundry and personal items.
Day 1: İstanbul

Arrival Istanbul airport. Meeting and transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 2: İstanbul

Today will be dedicated to visiting this ancient and exciting city. Our tour will include the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Underground Cistern and the Church of St. Sophia with its world famous mosaics and architecture. After lunch at the Topkapi Palace complex, we’ll continue our tour of the palace, one-time residence of the Ottoman emperors and now a world-famous museum housing extraordinary collections of jewellery, armor and imperial costumes. We’ll complete our tour with a visit to the Grand Bazaar. Dinner and overnight in our hotel.

Day 3: İstanbul / İzmir

Drive to the airport for the morning flight to  Izmir. Arrival and transfer to hotel. Visit the Church of St. Policarp which is the oldest church in ancient Smyrna, it symbolized the community of the Seven Churches of the Apocalypse. Then visit Alexander the Great’s Velvet Castle overlooking the bay of Izmir. Dinner and overnight in Izmir

Day 4: İzmir / Pergamon / Thyatira / İzmir

Leave hotel for our visit of the ancient city of Pergamum (modern Bergama), and center of the Attalid dynasty. The oldest portion of the city io the acropolis that rises steeply to a height of nearly 1.300 feet above the plain of the Caicus River. The library on the acropolis became in the second century B.C. one of the great centers of learning of the ancient world. Here are also found the famous temples of Athena, Trajan, the famous Altar of Zeus, as well as the steepest theatre in the ancient world. At the base of the acropolis, we’ll visit the Asklepion, an important center of healing in Asia Minor and dedicated to the god of healing Asklepios. Here the famous physician Galen was not only born but taught medicine early in his career. From Pergamum, we continue our trip southeast for Biblical Thyatira, which is one of the Seven Churches of Revelation. St. Paul may have visited on his missionary journeys (Ants 19-10) Drive hack to Izmir and check into the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: İzmir / Sardes / Philedelphia / Pamukkale

Drive to Sardes which is one of the ancient cities of Turkey whose true history cannot be separated from myth. It was the capital of the Lydian Kingdom and known as the richest city of western Asia Minor. Our tour of Sardes includes the famous temple of Artemis, the Byzantine Church, the Synagogue, and the famous Roman Gymnasium with it’s beautiful facade. After lunch, continue to Philadelphia, the city of Brotherly Love and visit the Church of St. John. Walk the streets of Philadelphia, then proceed to Pamukkale. Pamukkale is famous for its medicinal pools and hot mineral springs that overflow so as to cover the rocks beneath with

white deposits of lime that give the appearance of a frozen cascade. It is to these formations that the Turkish name Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) is probably due. We’ll explore the ancient city of Hierapolis overlooking the Lycus river valley with its well-preserved theatre and large necropolis. The Martyrium of St. Philip the Apostle is also here. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.

Day 6: Pamukkale / Laodicea / Aphrodisias / Kuşadası

In the morning, we’ll explore the ancient city of Laodicea, one of the Seven Churches of Revelation. From Pamukkale we’ll journey through the famous Meander River Valley to the seacoast city of Kusadasi. En route we’ll visit Aphrodisias dedicated to Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love. Known for its white marble, Aphrodisias was the site of the most sophisticated school of classical sculpture iri Asia Minor. We’ll also visit a local museum dedicated to the preservation of artifacts from this ancient city, a famous and well-preserved stadium and the Temple of Aphrodite. Afternoon arrival at Kusadasi; dinner and overnight at our hotel.

Day 7: Kuşadası / Ephesus / Kuşadası

Morning tour of Ephesus, one of the best-preserved Greco-Roman cities in Asia Minor. A major center of Paul’s missionary activity, it was also the home of the Temple and cult of the goddess Artemis. During Paul’s day, the temple was regarded as one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Our tour of Ephesus includes the impressive Library of Celsus, the Great Theatre seating over 25.000 people, the Temple of Hadrian, the Marble Street and a special visit to the elegant Roman villas with their famous mosaics and wall painting. Time and circumstances permitting, we’ll also celebrate a liturgy at the site of the ancient Basilica of St. Mary where the Third Ecumenical Council was held. We’ll also visit the House of Virgin Mary, where according to tradition, she spent her last years. Following lunch at a local restaurant, we’ll visit the Museum of Ephesus and the ruins of the Basilica of St. John. Dinner and overnight at our hotel in Kusadasi.

Day 8: Kuşadası / İzmir

Transfer to Izmir aiport. End of our services


2 Participants :

2.690.00 $

4 Participants :

1.890.00 $

6 Participants :

1.650.00 $

8 Participants :

1.550.00 $

10+ Participants :

1.490.00 $