Biblical Tours /
Ephesus Meeting Tour
9 nights / 10 days
5, 4, 3 Stars Hotel or Tourist Class
2 nights Istanbul, 1 night Assos, 1
night Izmir, 1 night Pamukkale, 4 night
Professional licensed tour guide, all
entrance fees, private air-conditioned
transportation and VAT
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No extra hidden charges
Arrive Istanbul Airport. Our
representative will meet you after the
customs and baggage claim. Transfer to
the hotel. Afternoon visit to the
Topkapi Palace, the Imperial Residential
Palace of the Ottoman sultans between
the 16th and 19th centuries and the
oldest and largest of the remaining
palaces in the world. Its displays
include priceless world-class
collections of jewelry, porcelain and
costumes of the sultans. Dinner and
Full day Istanbul tour; the Roman
Hippodrome Square, Blue Mosque with its
beautiful blue tiles, St. Sophia Church,
built by Constantine the Great and
reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th
century, one of the world's greatest
architectural marvels and a designated
World Heritage site. Then visit the
important Istanbul Archaeological Museum
containing the Gezer Calender, the Titus
Inscriptions, City Walls from Babylon,
and other important items. Return to the
hotel for dinner and overnight. (B, D)
Istanbul - Troy
- (Acts 16:8-11; 20:5, 6, II Tim. 4:13
II Cor. 2:12) Assos.
Drive to Çanakkale. Cross the
Dardanelles Strait by car ferry. Proceed
to Troy to see the legendary city and
the replica of the Wooden Horse. Then
drive to Alexandria Troas founded by
Alexander the Great. Paul visited here
at least twice. Then drive to Assos,
this Hellenistic city where Paul
rejoined his companions. Dinner and
overnight in Assos. (B, D)
(Rev. 1:11; 2:12) - Thyatira (Acts
16:14, Rev. 1:11; 2:18-24)-Smyrna (Rev.
Leave for Pergamon. Visit the Acropolis
with the steepest theater of the ancient
world and the Temple of Trajan. Then
visit the Red Basilica which was an
Egyptian Temple, later converted to a
church in the 1st century. Continue to
Izmir for dinner and overnight. (B, D).
(Rev. 1:11; 3:1-4)- Philadelphia (Rev.
1:11; 3:7) - Pamukkale.
Drive to Sardis, the capital of the
ancient Lydia, where first coin of the
world is invented. See the ruins of the
early Church constructed next to the
Temple of Diana. Continue to Alasehir to
see the 1st century Philadelphia Church.
Dinner and overnight at Colossae Hotel
in Pamukkale. (B,D)
(Col 2:1; 4:13-16, Rev. 1:11; 3:14) -
Colossae(Col. 1:2)-Aphrodisias -
Morning tour of Pamukkale, noted ancient
spa, where pure white travertines form
frozen waterfalls. Drive to Aphrodisias,
the city of the Goddess of Love, see the
well preserved Stadium, the Odeon, the
Theater and the Agora. Continue to
Kusadasi for dinner and overnight. (B,
(Acts 18:19-24; 19:1-35; 20:16-17;
21:29, 1 Cor. 15:32; 16:8, I Tim. 1:3 II
Tim. 1:18; 4:12, Rev. 1:11,
Visit the famous ancient city of
Ephesus, the Ephesus Archaeological
Museum and the Basilica of St. John. The
visit of the House of Virgin Mary is
optional. Dinner at the hotel. Then JOIN
THE EPHESUS MEETING in the evening.
Overnight in Kusadasi. (B, D)
Miletus - Didyma - Priene - Kusadasi.
Visit the Greco-Roman city of Priene.
Then visit Miletus theater where Paul
spoke to the locals. Last visit to the
Apollo Temple in Didyma, the famous
oracle center of Asia Minor. Return to
Kusadasi. (B, D)
Today we will visit Saint John
Basilica, Virgin Mary House and Temple of
Artemis. Return to Kusadasi for
Early transfer to the Izmir Airport for
Airfare is not included in the tour
- 8 nights at good 4 star hotels in
- Sightseeing as per the itinerary.
- All escorted transfers.
- Daily breakfast and 8 dinners (B:
breakfast, D: dinner).
- Transportation by private A/C bus with
driver throughout the tour.
- Car ferry cost, tolls, parking fees,
- Bible Oriented English speaking
professional tour guide throughout the
- Entry fees to the sites & museums.
- Service charges & local taxes.
EPHESUS MEETING EXCLUDING
- Lunches and all drinks.
- Turkish Visa fee.
- Personal expenses.
- Any other service which is not