15 Day St. Pauls Biblical Tour

TST9-3642019
Highlights
Istanbul Tour, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand bazaar, Ankara Tour, Anatolian Civilization Museum, Cappadocia Tour, Ihlara Valley, Uchisar, Zelve, Goreme, Avanos, Kaymakli, Adana / Mersin, St. Pauls Well, Christians, Peters Grotto, Mosaic Museum, Iskenderun, Antalya, Side, Perge, Aspendos, Monophystie Archbishop of Seleucia and St. John in Revelation, Pamukkale tour, Hierapolis and Necropolis, Izmir, Manisa and Kusadasi, Ephesus tour, St. John, Paul Preached, Alasehir Pergamon Tour, Acropolis, the steepest, Asklepieion, Altar of Zeus
Day 1 : Istanbul - Arrival Day
Welcome to Turkey. Arrive in Istanbul airport, met by your guide and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 : Istanbul
Breakfast Included Our journey begins in Istanbul, the only city in the world situated on two continents. Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul - its three names span more than 2600 years, nearly 1600 of them as the capital of two of the greatest empires the world has known, Byzantine and Ottoman. We visit the Topkapi Palace including treasury section, The Blue Mosque and Hippodrome, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place and free time in Grand bazaar with its 3.500 shops. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 : Ankara
Breakfast and Dinner Included A fter breakfast drive to Ankara. Arrive in Ankara (Capital of Turkey), sight - seeing of Ankara: see the Anatolian Civilization Museum, the Temple of Augustus and Ataturks Mausoleum. drive to our hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Ankara.
Day 4 : Ankara - Cappadocia
Breakfast and Dinner Included After breakfast, Continue to Cappadocia with a lunch / rest stop in Aksaray before a short ride to Ihlara Valley, to see the impressive, Byzantine rock carvings and frescoes. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Day 5 : Cappadocia
Breakfast and Dinner Included Full Day excursion of Cappadocia to see the surreal landscapes of volcanic ash, formed 3 million years ago: spectacular red rock cones, troglodyte churches and homes dating from 4000 BC Now visit UCHISAR, GOREME and ZELVE, then AVANOS, to visit one of its famous, pottery workshops. Later return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 6 : Tarsus - Adana
Breakfast and Dinner Included Visit Kaymakli, a unique underground city. Then drive to Tarsus, birthplace of St. Paul. See St. Pauls Well, Cleopatras Gate and the ancient city. It was near here that a Great Fish "vomited out Jonas upon the dry land" Next to Adana for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 7 : Antakya - Antioch - Mersin
Breakfast and Dinner Included Full Day excursion to Antakya (Antioch). Here Jesus followers were first called Christians (Acts 11:26) Peter, Paul and also Barnabas preached here. Visit St. Peters Grotto and the exquisite Mosaic Museum. View the old city of ISKENDERUN before beginning the return drive to Mersin for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 8 : Anamur - Alanya
Breakfast and Dinner Included Depart westward along the Mediterranean shoreline, a famous coastal road. Take a lunch break in Anamur. See City of the Monophystie Archbishop of Seleucia. Overnight in Antalya.
Day 9 : Antalya
Breakfast and Dinner Included Continue to the ancient city of SIDE, the old port where Paul, Barnabas and Mark landed during their missionary journeys. Later they sailed from here to Antioch. Than visit PERGE, where St. Paul preached when arriving from Cyprus (Acts 13 - 14), and to ASPENDOS with its magnificent theater. Next drive to Antalya for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 10 : Pamukkale
Breakfast and Dinner Included Proceed to Laodicea which was condemned by St. John in Revelation Acts (4:15). Drive to Hierapolis, now called Pamukkale, St. Philip was martyred here in 1st AD. Walk the Necropolis and famous Avenue of Tombs. Overnight stay in Pamukkale.
Day 11 : Philadelphia - Sardes - Kusadasi
Breakfast and Dinner Included Visit there one of the seven churches of the Apocalypse and the remains of the Cathedral. Continue to in ALASEHIR, the remains of a church. Visit, capital of the ancient LYDIA with temple of the CYBELE and DIANA, which became later a church, see the royal road. Continue to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 12 : Ephesus - Kusadasi
Breakfast and Dinner Included Drive to Selcuk. Visit the monastery of St. John and Ephesus, the best preserved city in the world. See the Library of Celsus, a Stadium where Paul Preached (Acts 19), and the Theatre. Return to Kusadasi. Then have dinner and overnight stay.
Day 13 : Izmir (Smyrna) - Pergamon
Breakfast and Dinner Included This morning take a beautiful drive to Izmir (ancient Smyrna), After visiting the St. Policarp church in Izmir, continue to in Akhisar, ancient commercial place in connection with TROY and Sardes. and visit BERGAMA (Pergamon), the Acropolis, high above the plain. See the pagan Temples and Altar of Zeus. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 14 : Pergamon - Nicea - Istanbul
Breakfast Included After breakfast long drive to Istanbul through Iznik (Nicea) where the Nicean Creed was formed. Depart for Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 15 : Istanbul - End of Tour
Breakfast Included

After breakfast check out from the hotel. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Turkey Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing us.

Includes

  • 1 night hotel in Ankara
  • 2 nights hotel in Cappadocia
  • Guided Istanbul city tour
  • Guided Ankara City tour
  • Guided Cappadocia Goreme Open Air Museum Tour
  • Professional English - speaking tour guides
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach
  • Guided Ephesus tour
  • Guided Pamukkale tour
  • 1 nights hotel in Pamukkale
  • Return airport transfer
  • 2 nights hotel in Antalya
  • Guided Antalya Old City tour with waterfalls
  • 3 nights hotel in Kusadasi
  • Arrival airport transfer from Istanbul airport
  • Guided Acropolis of Pergamon tour
  • 3 nights hotel in Istanbul
  • 1 night hotel in Mersin
  • 14 open buffet breakfasts
  • 11 dinners
  • Guided Adana tour


Excludes

  • 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

TRAVELSHOP TURKEY NEW TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
We would like to offer you our updated cancellation policies due to Corona Virus issue.

TravelShop Turkey and Murti’s Tour; cares for the well-being of its guests and its partners very much. As a company, we keep guests’ satisfaction, health & wealth as our priority.

In order to pre-book your tours and benefit from your bookings until the last day, we have made some alterations to ease the process. As a result of this process, you will save time and money and no risk taken when you book to travel with us.

BOOKING PAYMENT CONDITIONS:

TravelShop Turkey and Murti’s Tour; makes it easy to book the tours with an advanced payment of only 25% with the rest of 75% payable on arrival. You can cancel your new bookings anytime until 15 May 2020 up to 2 working days prior to your departure. If you will prefer to make bank transfer for the remaining balance of 75%, you need to make sure that it is received by our side by the tour start date. If through a credit card, you can always make the payment our online service only to be withdrawn by the tours start date.


CANCELLATION PROCEDURES:

TravelShop Turkey and Murti’s Tour; will not apply any penalties to you if you cancel before 2 working days of tour departure date until 15 May 2020, your deposit of 25% to be refunded. This way, our guests will be on the safe side and will not worry about penalties. In case that you have informed us of your arrival/departure flight details and received related confirmations for accommodation and tour programs, yet haven’t showed up for the tour, 25% deposit to be non-refundable. With the exception of ready-made packages, if you require different accommodation venues like any international brand name hotels, your tours would fall under “customized/tailor-made tours” category and hotels’ regulations to be applicable and to be announced within the itinerary. Our aim is not to charge guests’ for a penalty and care for the benefit of the guests that we will comply from here on end. 

 

DOMESTIC FLIGHT PAYMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS:

As we strive to refund our guests fully, we haven’t included our domestic flights. Each domestic flight has its own set of regulations applicable. Therefore, to cover you and keep from a no-show penalties, we will provide our tours without the calculation of domestic flights. Domestic flight price for adult travelers is approximately Euros: 50,00 for one way and for under 2 years old, approximately Euros: 20,00 as an insurance policy. When your booking is ascertained, we will require flight ticket price in full. If cancelled, we will comply by Airline Company’s cancellation policy. This way, we would be able to ease the process and provide a comfortable and worry-free travel.  

 

WE TRULY APPRECIATE YOUR COOPERATION

We would like to again underline that our purpose is to cover you from any harm due to this virus issue and help as best we can. You may direct this information to your guests with a comfort and the fact that no loss on their part that, this may help you to travel to Turkey as a popular destination that TravelShop Turkey caters for. TravelShop Turkey has over 1.000 tours in 30 different categories that you can book and purchase with a comfort and confidence as no cancellation fees will be deducted from you.

 

Please let us know in case of any further assistance required by yourselves that we are willing to help in every way that we can.

 

P.S. Besides from the Updated Terms & Conditions, Cancellation Procedures and Domestic Flights Regulations as listed above, all current terms and conditions  on the itineraries still valid and applicable respectively.


Available On Dates

1 April, 2019 - 15 October, 2019 Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday Book Now
16 October, 2019 - 15 March, 2021 Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday Book Now
Istanbul - Ankara
Ankara - Cappadocia
Cappadocia - Adana
Adana - Icel
Icel - Antalya
Antalya - Pamukkale
Pamukkale - Kusadasi
Kusadasi - Pergamon
Pergamon - Istanbul
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