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Biblical Tour Izmir – 5 Days

Created with Sketch. İzmir, Turkey
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Duration

5 Days/4 Nights

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

8 people

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Languages

English

Overview

Turkey Tours 5 days is a Perfect Package to spend your holidays in Turkey.  Because it covers all main destinations in Turkey. Additionally covers the sightseeing of Izmir, Pergamon, Sardis etc. So This is a complete package at that you can explore in the such of time period. So If you want to know about Turkey please visit our you tube channel BOOKRUMZ.

Turkey: Turkey is a country straddling eastern Europe and western Asia with social associations. With antiquated Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman domains. Cosmopolitan Istanbul, on the Bosphorus Strait, is home to the notable Hagia Sophia, with its taking off arch and Christian mosaics, the enormous seventeenth century Blue Mosque and the around 1460 Topkapı Palace, previous home of sultans. Ankara is Turkey’s cutting edge capital.

Izmir: Izmir is a city on Turkey’s Aegean coast. Known as Smyrna in classical times, it was established by the Greeks, taken over by the Romans and remade by Alexander the Great before winding up some portion of the Ottoman Empire in the fifteenth century. Today, its far reaching archeological locales incorporate the Roman Agora of Smyrna, presently an outside exhibition hall. The peak Kadifekale, or Velvet Castle, worked amid Alexander’s rule, sits above the city.

Sardis: Sardis or Sardes was an old city at the area of present day Sart, close to the Salihli in Turkey’s Manisa Province.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Pergamon tour
  • Acropolis
  • Asklepion
  • Altar of Zeus
  • Temple of Trajan Horse
  • Temple of Hadrian
  • Red Basilica
  • St. Johns Church
  • Mount Pagus
  • Clock Tower
  • Pamukkale tour
  • Byzantine Church
  • River Pactolos
  • Philadelphia
  • Cotton Fortress
  • The Arcadian Way
  • Nymphaion and Asia Minor
  • Ephesus tour
  • Great Amphitheater
  • Marble Way and Library of Celcus
  • Temple of Artemis
  • Ephesus Ancient sites
  • Virgin Mary and the Temple of Diana of the Ephesians

Itinerary

Itenirary
Day 1 - Izmir - Arrival Day
(Dinner included)
Upon our arrival at Izmir airport or Kusadasi port or Cesme Port, our guide will meet you with your name sign and assist and transfer to hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to Explore Izmir. Overnight in Izmir.
Itenirary
Day 2 - Pergamon - Thyatira - Izmir
(Breakfast and dinner included)
After breakfast we drive to Pergamum, actually called Bergama. It is one of the sites of the Seven Churches of Asia [Rev. 1:11; 2:12]. Here we explore the impressive Acropolis, the steepest theatre in the world, the Asklepion, famous medical centre of classical times, see the Altar of Zeus which is mentioned as the «Throne of Satan» in the book of Revelation, the marble columns of the Temple of Trajan and the Library which was foremost in the world and was long a rival of the equally famous Library of Alexandria in Egypt. Its wealth of volumes was estimated at over 200, 000. It inspired the invention of parchment.
We also visit the Red Basilica (St. Johns Church). Then we continue our visit to Thyatira, now called Akhisar, another one of the Seven Churches of Asia [Rev. 1:11; 2:18 - 24; Acts 16:14]. It was a city famous for purple dyes. We visit the remains of a basilica and some architectural fragments from the Roman period. Lydia, the seller of purple in Philippi, was from Thyatira.
We enjoy a panoramic ride of Smyrna, the third largest city in Turkey and one of the sites of the Seven Churches of Asia [Rev. 2:12 - 17]. Smyrnas is a city scarred with a bloody history of trade and warfare. We ascend to Mount Pagus where we visit the Citadel of Lysimachos, commander of Alexander the Great, erected in the 4th century BC. We will also see the Clock Tower. Check in at the hotel for dinner and overnight in Izmir.
Itenirary
Day 3 - Izmir - Sardis - Philadelphia - Laodicea - Hierapolis
(Breakfast and dinner included)
Today we depart early in the morning to one of the most picturesque areas of any of the Seven Churches of Asia [Rev. 1:11; 3:1 - 4], Sardis, presently Sart. This was the capital of the ancient Lydian kingdom of the 6th century BC, portrayed as a dying church. We visit the great Temple of Artemis and the Temple of Cybele, which became a Byzantine Church. We will also visit the restored gymnasium and reconstructed Synagogue. We also see the last several meters of the royal Persian Road from Susa to Sardis built by Cyrus the Great and the «golden» river Pactolos. Lunch en route.
Then we continue our journey to Philadelphia, nowadays called Alasehir, another church of the Seven Churches of Asia [Rev. 1:11; 3:7], and the only church not censured. There we see the remains of a Byzantine basilica built of brick, with a bit of high arch and some 11th century frescoes. We drive to the healing city of Hierapolis, actually Pamukkale, the white «cotton fortress» where hot mineral water bursts from the earth and cascades over steep cliffs forming pools, channels and stalactites. The therapeutic waters were known to the founders of Hierapolis and of Laodicea in 190 BC. In Hierapolis [Col. 4:13] we visit the Martyrium of the Apostle Philip where he was martyred during the persecutions ordered by Domitian. Proceed to Laodicea (present name Denizli) yet another of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor [Rev. 1:11; 3:14; Col. 2:1; 4:13 - 16]. We see the ancient theatre, the remains of basilica and ancient stone water pipes.
We visit the Gate of Domitian, the Arcadian Way, the 2nd century AD Theatre, the Nymphaion, the Temple of Apollo, the Plutonium and the Necropolis. Check in at hotel for dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.
Itenirary
Day 4 - Ephesus - Kusadasi
(Breakfast and dinner included)
Drive to Ephesus visit to the ancient city of Ephesus including the Basilica of St. John. The Apostle Paul preached to the Ephesians and lived here for three years. This church also received an epistle from him. We tour the spectacular ruins where excavations still continue in this once great and important city, which was founded in the 10th century BC. Temple of Artemis, Ephesus ancient sites and Virgin Mary. Walk through history along marble streets lined with wonderful public buildings, among them the Baths of Scholastica, the Library of Celsus, the Temple of Hadrian and the Theatre. The Temple of Diana of the Ephesians, another of the seven wonders of the ancient world, was built in this city. We visit the Basilica of St. John. Visit The House of Virgin Mary. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Itenirary
Day 5 - Izmir - End of Tour
(Breakfast included)
After breakfast you will have free time shopping in Cappadocia. Today we depart for Kayseri airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul and then back to home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing us.

Included/Exclude

  • Arrival airport transfer from Izmir airport
  • 2 nights hotel in Izmir
  • 1 night hotel in Pamukkale
  • 1 night hotel in Kusadasi
  • 4 open buffet breakfasts
  • 4 dinners at hotels
  • Guided Thyatira Pergamum tour
  • Guided Philadelphia, Sardes and Smyrna tour
  • Guided Laodicea and Hierapolis Pamukkale tour
  • Guided Ephesus tour
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach
  • Professional English - speaking tour guides
  • Return airport
  • International flights
  • Insurance: All types
  • Turkey entry visa
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section

Tour's Location

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FAQs

Is Airfare included in this package?
No, International air tickets are not included in this package but Domestic flights are included in this package.
Which airline is operating from India to Turkey?
There are many air lines are operating from India to Turkey like Etihad Airways, Gulf air and some others.
Is visa required for Turkey?
Yes, visa is required to visit in Turkey.
What is the visa fee for Turkey Visa?
Turkey tourist visa fee is approximate 4500 rs.
Is Turkey safe to travel for Indians?
Yes, Turkey is a safe country to visit there.
Why is Turkey famous?
Turkey is famous for its amazing sightseeing like Ephesus, Cappadocia, Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Gallipoli city and many other things to do in Turkey.
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