In The Footsteps Of St. Paul, Seven Churches and Patmos

Number of days: 14

Departs from: Istanbul

Tour departures: All year round

Tour ends: Istanbul

only for groups


Tour Overview

3 nights Istanbul, 1 night Bursa, 1 night Ayvalik, 2 nights Izmir, 2 nights Kusadasi, 1 night Pamukkale, 2 nights Cappadocia, 1 night Antakya

** On Mondays, when St. Sophia is closed, we visit the Chora Church, famed for its mosaics.
** On Tuesdays, when Topkapi Palace is closed, this tour is not offered.

Tour Program

Day 1 : Istanbul
Arrive Istanbul. Meet and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon orientation tour in Istanbul, if time permits (according to the arrival time). Overnight in Istanbul.


Day 2 : Istanbul
St. Sophia, Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, St. Irene and St. Chora Museum. Overnight in Istanbul. (B)


Day 3 : Istanbul - Bursa
Drive to Iznik (Nicea), the site of the First and Seventh Ecumenical Councils. Drive to Bursa, visit the Green Mosque and the Green Mausoleum. Overnight in Bursa. (B,L,D)


Continued...

Tour Highlights

  • St. Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, St. Irene and St. Chora Museum
  • Iznik (Nicea), Bursa Green Mosque and Green Mausoleum
  • Canakkale Gallipoli, Troy, Alexandra Troas
  • Pergamon, Asclepion, Acropolis, ancient Serapium, Red Court, Akhisar Thyatira
  • Sardes, Philadelphia, Izmir St. Policarp Church
  • Ephesus, Virgin Mary`s House, Basilica of St. John, Miletos
  • Greek Island of Patmos, Cave of Revelation and St. John`s Monastery
  • Aphrodisias, Laodicea and Hierapolis
  • Pisidian Antioch, Konya the Mevlana Mosque and Mausoleum
  • Goreme, Zelve Valley, Underground City
  • Tarsus and Antakya
  • Museum of Antioch, the Cave Church

Tour Inclusions

  • 13 nights hotel accommodation at the above mentioned hotels
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • All escorted transfers
  • Daily breakfast, 10 lunches, 8 dinners
  • Transportation by A/C bus, or A/C van depending on the size of the group
  • English speaking professional tour guide throughout the tour
  • All Entry fees to the sites & museums
  • All entry fees to the sites & museums
  • Portage at hotels
  • Tips to the hotel and restaurant staff
  • Service charges & local taxes

Itinerary Outline

  • Day 1: Istanbul
  • Day 2: Istanbul
  • Day 3: Istanbul - Bursa
  • Day 4: Bursa - Troy - Ayvalik
  • Day 5: Pergamon - Thyatira - Izmir
  • Day 6: Sardis - Philadelphia - Izmir
  • Day 7: Ephesus - Kusadasi
  • Day 8: Kusadasi - Patmos (Greek Island) - Kusadasi
  • Day 9: Aphrodisias - Laodicea - Pamukkale
  • Day 10: Pisidian Antioch - Iconium - Cappadocia
  • Day 11: Cappadocia
  • Day 12: Cappadocia - Tarsus - Antioch
  • Day 13: Antioch - Fly Istanbul
  • Day 14: Istanbul

Excludes

  • Flights
  • Drinks and meals which are not listed at the itinerary
  • All personal expenses
  • Turkish Visa fee
  • Tips to the tour guide and driver

The difference…

Click here to learn more


Why TURKEY.TO ?

* Powered by Ramtur Travel and has been organising daily tours, package tours and other shore excursions since 1981. We have been adding all those years of unique experience into the satisfaction of our thousands of happy guests.

* For us, most important thing is our guests satisfaction. Our Guarantee; the most kind and helpfull guides and high quality services. We guarantee your satisfaction, this is our aim...

* We are very competitive on our tour prices. Also, if you are a group of 10 or over people, please just contact us and you will see how good prices you will get from us.

* We offer you more and other tours options. We have more tour options than anyone else, such as : Biblical Tours, Archaeological Tours, Private Tours, Cappadoccia Tours, Istanbul Tours, etc.

* On your trips, knowledgeable, licensed guides connect the history, geography and theology of the places you’ll be visiting - in a friendly, and intimate atmosphere that we create for you.

* Comfortable modern coaches transport you through expertly planned itineraries.

* You are insured with us. All of our tour cars, vans and buses are fully insured and our guests journeying on our vehicles are insured as well.

* And of course, first class accommodations await you each evening.
Turkey Expert Tour (Istanbul, Troy, Pergamon, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Cappadocia, Ankara, Bursa Tours) Ephesus Sightseeing Tour (From Izmir or Kusadasi) West Turkey and Cappadocia Tour (Izmir, Ephesus, Pergamon and Cappadocia Tours) Mini Istanbul Stay Affordable Turkey (Istanbul, Izmir, Ephesus, Pergamon, Cappadocia and Antalya Tours) Heaven of Cappadocia Istanbul Treasures and Aegean Coast with 7 Days Gulet (Istanbul and Ephesus Tours) Ottoman Relics and Western Civilizations (Istanbul, Ephesus, Pergamon Tours) Ottoman Treasures and Cappadocia (Istanbul and Cappadocia Tours) Turkey Treasures with Turkish Riviera (Istanbul, Ephesus, Pergamon, Cappadocia and Antalya) Turkey Treasures (Istanbul, Ephesus, Pergamon and Cappadocia Tours) Bosphorus And Asia Tour (Istanbul Tour) Seven Churches Of The Revelation Pergamon Tour Pamukkale Tour (Hierapolis) Historical Istanbul Tour Istanbul by Night Tour Istanbul Shore Excursion 8hrs Istanbul Shore Excursion 7hrs Istanbul Shore Excursion 5hrs Istanbul Shore Excursion 4hrs Izmir Shore Excursion 8hrs (Ephesus) Izmir Shore Excursion 7hrs (Ephesus) Izmir Shore Excursion 5hrs (Ephesus) Izmir Shore Excursion 4hrs (Ephesus) Kusadasi Shore Excursion 6hrs Kusadasi Shore Excursion 5hrs Kusadasi Shore Excursion 4hrs Kusadasi Shore Excursion 3hrs Mini Izmir Stay Mini Cappadocia Stay Miletus – Didyma – Priene Tour Jewish Heritage Izmir Tour Pamukkale And Aphrodisias Tour Izmir City Tour Troy Tour Cappadocia Highlights Tour Cappadocia Surroundings Prince`s Island Tour (Istanbul Tour) Jewish Heritage Istanbul Tour In The Footsteps Of St. Paul, Seven Churches and Patmos Istanbul and Seven Churches Tour Daily Ephesus Tour from Istanbul 2 Days Ephesus Tour from Istanbul 2 Days Ephesus and Pergamum Tour from Istanbul 2 Days Ephesus Tour from Izmir 2 Days Ephesus and Pergamum Tour from Izmir Jewish Heritage Tour Pergamum Shore Excursion 2 Days Pamukkale Tour (Private Tour) 2 Days Pamukkale and Aphrodisias Tour (Private Tour) 2 Days Pamukkale - Aphrodisias - Ephesus Tour (Private Tour) 2 Days Pergamon - Troy - Istanbul Drop (Private Tour)