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20 DAYS ST. PAULS MISSIONARY TOUR

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Triple Room:  from Euro 2812.00   Single Room:  from Euro 3275.00

TOUR ROUTE:
Ankara - Cappadocia - Adana - Mersin - Antalya - Pamukkale - Kusadasi - Ephesus - Izmir - Pergamon - Iznik - Istanbul - Kavala - Thessaloniki - Kalambaka - Athens

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
Ankara: Anatolian Civilization Museum, Cappadocia: Ihlara Valley, Uchisar, Goreme, Zelve, Avanos, Adana: St. Pauls Well, Kaymakli, Mersin: Mosaic Museum, Antalya: Side, Perge, Aspendos, Pamukkale: Hierapolis, Avenue of Tombs, Kusadasi: Alasehir, Cybele and Diana, Ephesus: St. John and Ephesus, Library of Celsus, Izmir: Ancient Smyrna Troy and Sardes, Pergamon: Altar of Zeus, Acropolis, Bergama, Istanbul: Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Bosphorus cruise, Kavala: Alexandroupolis, Strong Church, Thessaloniki: Byzantine mosaic, monument, Byzantine monasteries, Kalambaka: Delphi, Sanctuary of Apollo, Bronze Charioteer, Athlete Aghias, Athens: Saronic Gulf, Corinthian Canal, Arthenon Erechtheum

20 DAYS ST. PAULS MISSIONARY TOUR SUMMARY:


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20 DAYS ST. PAULS MISSIONARY TOUR ITINERARY:

Day 1 - Ankara - Arrival Day
(Dinner included)
Arrive in Ankara (Capital of Turkey), Meet your guide who will transfer you to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Ankara.

Day 2 - Ankara - Cappadocia
(Breakfast and dinner included)
After breakfast, sight - seeing of Ankara: see the Anatolian Civilization Museum, the temple of Augustus and Ataturks Mausoleum. 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 3 - 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 B.C. 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 4 - 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 5 - 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. Peterss 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 6 - 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 7 - 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 8 - Pamukkale
(Breakfast and dinner included)
Proceed to Laodicea which was condemned by St. John in Revelation 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 in stay

Day 9 - 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 10 - Ephesus
(Breakfast and dinner included)
Drive to Selcuk. Visit the monastery of St. John and Ephesus, the best preserved ancient city in the world. See the Library of Celsus, a Stadium where Paul Preached (Acts 19), and the Theatre. Depart for Kusadasi, a port near Ephesus. Then have dinner and overnight stay.

Day 11 - Izmir (Smyrna)
(Breakfast and dinner included)
This morning take a beautiful drive to Izmir (ancient Smyrna), After visiting of the St. Policarp church in) Izmir. Continue to in Akhisar, ancient commercial place in connection with TROY and Sardes. Overnight in Izmir.

Day 12 - Pergamon
(Breakfast and dinner included)
Early departure to BERGAMA (Pergamon), to visit the Acropolis, high above the plain. See the pagan Temples and Altar of Zeus. Proceed to BURSA, first capital of the Ottoman Empire. Overnight in Izmir.

Day 13 - Iznik (Nicea) - Istanbul
(Breakfast included)
Drive to Iznik (Nicea) where the Nicean Creed was formed. Depart for Istanbul by ferry. Ancient Hippodrome, Blue Mosque. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 14 - Istanbul
(Breakfast included)
Start for Istanbul city tour. Visit Hagia Sophia and then Topkapi Palace. Following the lunch, we start cruising the Bosphorus. Return to the hotel for Overnight in stay.

Day 15 - Kavala
(Breakfast and dinner included)
At noon we are meet by our Greek guide and we drive from the Greek/Turkish borders to Kavala passing by Alexandroupolis. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.

Day 16 - Kavala - Philippi - Thessaloniki
(Breakfast and dinner included)
After breakfast at hotel, we drive to Philippi, the site where the apostle Paul came and worked, establishing a strong church. We see the river where Lydia is thought to have been baptized, the ruins of a Prison where Paul and Sylas had been kept, the Agora, 5th and 6th century Basilica and the Theater. Late that afternoon we arrive at Thessaloniki for dinner and overnight.

Day 17 - Thessaloniki - Veria - Meteora - Kalambaka
(Breakfast and dinner included)
In the morning, after a short city tour of Thessaloniki, we drive to Berea. We see the Byzantine mosaic in the monument commemorating his preaching. Lunch on your own.Then we proceed our drive to Meteora where we visit in the afternoon the fantastic and breathtaking Byzantine monasteries. Monks seeking isolation and spiritual salvation first built those monasteries in the 14th century. Dinner and overnight at Kalambaka.

Day 18 - Kalambaka - Delphi - Athens
(Breakfast and dinner included)
After breakfast at Hotel drive to Delphi, we visit the archaeological site of Delphi: the Sanctuary of Apollo, the Treasury of the Athenians, and the Museum containing such masterpieces of ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. Lunch on your own. Drive to Athens for dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 19 - Athens - Corinth
(Breakfast and dinner included)
At 08:00 a.m. our excursion out of Athens takes us by the Saronic Gulf, where in 480 BC historys root was changed. We stop at the historic Corinthian Canal where we take pictures. We arrive at ancient Corinth Here, we see all of the sites associated with his ministry: the Agora, the Temple of Apollo, the Roman Odeon, the Bema and Gallios Seat. We see the ruins of early Christian 5th century basilica in Cenchreae before returning to Athens. In the afternoon we enjoy our half - Day sightseeing tour of Athens. We climb up to the marble - capped Acropolis and visit among the other buildings the famous Parthenon and the Erechtheum. We now have become time travelers! Then, we go to nearby Mars Hill (Areopagus) (Acts 17:22) where the Apostle Paul delivered his soul - stirring sermon to the giants of philosophy, logic and learning. Our tour continues with the highlights of modern Athens. In the evening optional dinner in Greek traditional restaurant with music and dance. Return to hotel late at night and overnight.

Day 20 - Athens - 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 TravelShop Turkey.



20 DAYS ST. PAULS MISSIONARY TOUR INCLUDES:
  • Arrival airport transfer from Ankara airport
  • 1 night hotel in Ankara
  • 2 nights hotel in Cappadocia
  • 1 night hotel in Adana
  • 1 night hotel in Mersin
  • 2 nights hotel in Antalya
  • 1 night hotel in Pamukkale
  • 4 nights hotel in Kusadasi
  • 2 nights hotel in Istanbul
  • 2 night hotel in Kavala
  • 1 night hotel in Thessaloniki
  • 1 night hotel in Kalambaka
  • 1 night hotel in Athens
  • 19 open buffet breakfasts
  • 16 dinners
  • Guided Ankara tour
  • Guided Cappadocia tour
  • Guided Adana tour
  • Guided Antakya /Mersin tour
  • Guided Antalya tour
  • Guided Pamukkale tour
  • Guided Ephesus tour
  • Guided Izmir / Smyrna tour
  • Guided Pergamon tour
  • 2 half day Istanbul City tour
  • Half day Istanbul Bosphorus tour
  • Guided Kavala tour
  • Guided Thessaloniki
  • Guided Kalambaka tour
  • Guided Athens tour
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Return airport transfer

TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
  • 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

Please Note: Hagia Sophia is open on every day, Topkapi Palace closed on tuesdays, Grand Bazaar closed on sundays. If your tour is on one of these days we would offer you to visit Underground Cistern instead of Topkapi palace museum, instead of Grand Baazar you will visit Spice Bazaar.



20 DAYS ST PAULS MISSIONARY TOUR
REGULAR SUMMER PRICES IN EURO:
Summer Season: from 10.03.2016 - 10.11.2016
Room Type Triple Room Shared Double Single Room
4 star hotels €  3059.00 €  3142.00 €  3631.00
5 star hotels €  3541.00 €  3785.00 €  4625.00


20 DAYS ST PAULS MISSIONARY TOUR
REGULAR WINTER PRICES IN EURO:
Winter Season: from 11.11.2015- 11.03.2016
Room Type Triple Room Shared Double Single Room
4 star hotels €  2812.00 €  2887.00 €  3275.00
5 star hotels €  3038.00 €  3171.00 €  3836.00


If there are more than 4 travellers, we can provide you a special discounted price. We have special rates for private tours if you are interested in doing your tour on private basis. Please contact us for requests and more information.

If you are a travel agency or tour operator, please register at our agency section for special B2B rates.


4 STAR HOTELS LIST
HOTEL LIST - ANKARA:
5 Star Berga Hotel
HOTEL LIST - CAPPADOCIA:
4 Star Tassaray Hotel
HOTEL LIST - ADANA:
4 Star Senbayrak Hotel
HOTEL LIST - MERSIN:
4 Star Sultasa Hotel
HOTEL LIST - ANTALYA:
4 Star Best Western Khan Hotel
HOTEL LIST - PAMUKKALE:
4 Star Tripolis Hotel
HOTEL LIST - KUSADASI:
4 Star Marina Hotel
HOTEL LIST - IZMIR:
4 Star Anemon Ege Hotel
4 Star Izmir Palas Hotel
HOTEL LIST - ATHENS:
4 Star Portheon Hotel


5 STAR HOTELS LIST
HOTEL LIST - ANKARA:
5 Star Hilton Hotel
HOTEL LIST - CAPPADOCIA:
Gamirasu Boutique Cave Hotel
HOTEL LIST - ADANA:
5 Star Hilton Hotel
5 Star Surmeli Hotel
HOTEL LIST - MERSIN:
5 Star Radisson Blu Hotel
HOTEL LIST - ANTALYA:
5 Star The Marmara Hotel
HOTEL LIST - PAMUKKALE:
5 Star Colossae Hotel
HOTEL LIST - KUSADASI:
5 Star Charisma Deluxe Hotel
HOTEL LIST - IZMIR:
5 Star Swissotel Grand Efes
5 Star Hilton Hotel
HOTEL LIST - ATHENS:
4 Star Titania Hotel


OPTIONAL TOURS
Princes Island Cruise Transfer included
Bosphorus Cruise Transfer included
Dolmabahce Palace Transfer included
Turkish Bath Tour Transfer included
Istanbul by night
1001 Nights Dinner Show Transfer included
Bosphorus Dinner Cruise Transfer included
Whirling Dervishes Show Transfer included


What are the discounts for children?
Children 0-6 years are free of charge.
Children 6-11 years are charged at 50% of a full priced adult tour.

Hotels:
The hotel options we have provided may have different pricing policies for some dates, and we have limited room numbers for each hotel. If you could please inform us about the hotel you are requesting, we will be happy to Check this hotel for availability and confirm accordingly. If above listed hotels are not available, we will book another hotel of the same standard.
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