Day 1: SMYRNA, PERGAMON - AKROPOLIS & ASKLEPIOS
Stop At: Pergamon Antik Kenti, Bergama Turkey
We meet you at the Izmir Airport at around 08:00 - 08:30 or pick you up from your centrally located Hotels in Izmir or Kusadasi Town(Please check the location of your Hotel and contact us if it is in the pick-up zone). Then, we start our Seven Churches of Revelation Tour. Drive to Pergamon for 2 hrs. Talk about the Smyrna, recipient of a letter from St Paul praising the early believers for their faithfulness, while driving to Pergamon. Upon arriving to Pergamon visit the Akropolis Ancient City, the place where St. John wrote to the church of Pergamon, “Satan’s throne is sited. Visit the Church of Pergamon, the red-court, Acropolis & Asklepios. At the end of the tour, we will drop you to your hotel to relax. Overnight stay in Pergamon.
Duration: 3 hours
Accommodation included: Hera Boutique Hotel or Similar
Day 2: SARDIS, PHILADELPHIA, THYATIRA AND HIERAPOLIS
Stop At: Hierapolis & Pamukkale, Pamukkale 20280 Turkey
After breakfast at the hotel, departure for visiting the remains of the church of Thyatira, ancient city and ruins of the famous church of Sardis, the ancient Lydian capital. Having Lunch and after the Lunch, we will visit the Philadelphia (Alasehir), the youngest of the “Seven Churches of Revelation”, visiting the still-standing remains of an early church and the city walls. At the end, we visit the ancient city of Hierapolis home of Philip the Evangelist. Have a break at the calcium terraces of Pamukkale.
At the end of the tour, we will drop you to your hotel to relax. Overnight stay in Pamukkale.
Note: this is a long day with at least 6-8 hours driving on the way.
Duration: 7 hours
Accommodation included: -Venus Suite Hotel
-Melrose Viewpoint Hotel
-Hierapark Hotel or similar
Day 3: LAODICEA AND EPHESUS ANCIENT CITY
Stop At: Ephesus Museum, Selcuk Turkey
Breakfast at the hotel and early departure for visiting Laodicea, a crossroads of the ancient world. Then drive to Selcuk and visit; Ephesus Ancient City, one of the “Seven Churches of Revelation” and the most important of the “Seven Churches of Asia Minor”. Then we will visit St. John Basilica and the Last abode of Virgin Mary at Mount Solmissos, where St. John brought Mary in fulfillment of his pledge to Jesus to protect her, she is believed to have taken into heaven.
At the end of the tour, transfer you back to the Izmir Aiport or any centrally located Hotels in Izmir or Kusadasi Town.
Important Note: If you are going to take a flight from Izmir Airport, should be later than 20:00.
Duration: 7 hours
No accommodation included on this day.