Arrive IZMIR. Meet
our Guide and transfer to your central city Hotel. Izmir (ancient
SMYRNA) was the second of the seven Christian churches in
Asia Minor to which St. John the Divine wrote (Revelation l-11).
Dinner and overnight. BD
Day 2. City sightseeing of Izmir, then proceed to
PERGAMUM (Bergama). Visit the Acropolis with its pagan temples
and Altar of Zeus which is mentioned as the Throne of Satan.
Continue to the healing center, Aesclepion. In the afternoon
proceed to THYATIRA, another of the Seven Churches. See the
remains of a Basilica and other ruins from the Roman Period.
Return to Izmir for overnight. BD
Day 3. After breakfast depart for SARDIS, another of
the Seven Churches mentioned by St. John. Continue to
PHILADELPHIA, another of the Christian congregations, and a city
built in 2 BC by King Eumenos. Continue to PAMUKKALE (Hierapolis).
Watch the sunset over the petrified water-falls. Overnight in
Day 4. Visit HIERAPOLIS and then LAODICEA
before continuing to EPHESUS.See the final abode of the Virgin
Mary where she spent her last years. Tour thorough ancient
Ephesus to see the old synagogue, the theater where St. Paul
preached (Acts 10), the Library of Celsus and other sights.
Later return to Yzmir for dinner and overnight. BD
Day 5. After breakfast, board your luxury motor coach
for a return transfer to IZMIR Airport Some time for duty free
shopping, return flight home, arriving the same day with fresh
memories and souvenirs. BL
Arrival and departure airport transfers
Accommodation in specified category
Meals as mentioned (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
Museums and sites entry fees
Transportation in non-smoking a/c coach with professional
English (other languages are possible) speaking guide and
Sightseeings as mentioned in tour plan.
International or domestic flights, portage at airports, drinks,
tips to guide and driver and items of a personal nature.
Domestic flights with associated transfer are optional and extra
if needed; overnight coach transportation price is included in
the tour price.