CAPPADOCIA, in other words katpatuka , Land of Beautiful Horses. Cappadocia is one of the flowers of world with history, oneof the most amazing geography, and [...]
9 Days Biblical Tours - 9/8
9 Days Biblical Tour
Day 1 lstanbul
After arrival Istanbul Ataturk Airport , We will pick you up from airport and transfer to hotel , free time and Overnight in Istanbul
Day 2 lstanbul Old City Walking Tour ( B-L )
Istanbul, once constantinople is surely one of the most exciting cities in the world
Your day begings with a guided tour exploring the ancient city with highlights including,
Ayasofya is one of the greatest masterpieces of Byzantine architecture.Today its is one of the best museums of the world.
Blue Mosque is one of the most prominent landmarks of Istanbul.It takes its name from the exquisite tiles and only imperial mosque with six minarets.
Hippodrome, it was the centre of sporting and social events during the Byzantine Empire.The Serpintine Column, The Obelisk of Theodosius,The german Fountain are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome.
Grand Bazaar; The oldest and largest shopping centre in Turkey is situated in the centre of old city.
Topkapi Palace is symbol of Ottomans power.Main residence of Ottoman sultans for nearly 400 years.Now its museum and houses fabulous collection of crystal, silver, chinese porcelain,jewels and costumes.
Overnight in lstanbul
Day 3 Bosphorus Tour ( B )
Today we travel by boat up to the bosphorus,the jewel of Istanbul, the majestic waterway that seperates Asia and Europa. Continue to unforgattable cruise along the Bosphorus and enjoy the wonderful surroundings, like palaces, grandiose waterfront mansions,imposing fortresses.
Spice Bazaar: One of the lstanbuls most colorful bazaars with different aromas of various spices.
Golden Horn is part of Bosphorus and a natural harbours of the historical peninsula that seperates the old and newer parts of old city.Late afternoon transfer to airport and fly to Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 4 Cappadocia ( B –L )
Our tour starts at the glorious landscape of Cappadocia, its an exceptionally beautiful journey to the magicland of Turkey, visit Göreme Panorama; is a panoramic point where we view over Goreme town with its wonderful cave houses.
Göreme Open Air Museum with its astonishing rock-hewn architecture, has several oldest churches of Cappadocia with great frescos.
Avanos is center of terra cotta work in center Anatolia, famous for turkish tiles.
Pasabag Valley which has some of the most stunning fairy chimneys in Cappadocia.
Devrent Valley has various type of fairy chimneys, lunar landscape.
Day 5 Capadocia tour ( B –L )
We spend the day at the magical site of Cappadocia ,visit extraordinary volcanic landscape whole underground city; is the most amazing one in the region among 40 other ones.
Pigeon Valley is a panoramic view of thousands of pigeon houses lining step cliffs.
Cavusin Village is one of the oldest settlement of Christian times which has lots of cave rooms .
Uchisar castle is the highest point of the town, top of the castle has a great panorama of the surrounding area.End of the day fly to lzmir.Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 6 - Pergamum, Asclepion, Acropolis, Red Basilica, Thyatria
After breakfast at hotel we drive to Pergamon, you will visit Acropolis & Asclepion and red Basilica. After a delicious lunch continue with drive to Akhisar, visit the remains of the church Thyatria. After all visits you will drive to Kusadasi.Overnight in Kusadasi
Day 7 - Kusadasi, House of Virgin Mary, Ephesus, Basilica of St.John
Early morning drive to magical ancient city of Ephesus, cradle of early Christianity, visit the house of Virgin Mary where she spent her last days. After visiting the tomb of St. Luke, continue to the spectacular remains of Ephesus from the period of St.Paul, visit the Basilica of St.John and his tomb. After all the visits you will drive to Pamukkale.Overnight in Thermal hotel in Pamukkale
Day 8- Pamukkale ,Hierapolis, Laoedicea, Philadelphia, Sardis
Early morning after breakfast at the hotel we start with the tour of the ancient city of Hierapolis, the Theater and the well preserved Necropolis. Then see the ancient city of Laodicea, visit one of the seven Churches and the remains of the Cathedral still exist. Continue to Philadelphia in Alasehir, visit the scanty remains of the Cathedral. Drive to Sardis,where was capital of the ancient Lydia, see the Temple of Cybele & Diana, which later became a church, the golden River Pactalos and the royal Road. Our service ends in lzmir airport and fly to lstanbul at 20:30 Arrival to lstanbul then transfer to hotel.
Day 9- lstanbul
After breakfast we transfer you to international airport.Our tour concludes here then we say good bye to our new friends.
All airport transfers,
Professional tour guide,
Hotels with breakfast,
Lunch during tour,
2 way domestic flight tickets,