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Step into the pages of the Bible and experience their meaning in whole new way with our Seven Churches of the Book of Revelation tour.  Starting and ending in Istanbul with time for shopping and exploring ancient Constantinople, our journey then takes us via the battle sites of Gallipoli to each of the cities whose churches were addressed by Jesus Christ in the revelation given to John on Patmos, where we take time to look at their history and delve into the meaning of Christ’s cryptic comments. 

7CHURCHES

Pergamum

Thyatira

Sardis

Philadelphia

Laodicea

Ephesus

Smyrna

Before the tour ends we fly to the heart of Anatolia to spend an unforgettable couple of days in Cappadocia, with its moon-like landscapes and hidden cities.

 

If you are interested in this tour and would like more information, please click on the button below and fill out the form to get in touch with us.

09 - 21 Oct 2019

fromNZ$3,250pp 

Double/Twin Share

                    NZ$600

Single Supplement*

Highlights

  • Guided tour of each of the sites of the historical Seven Churches addressed by Christ in the Book of Revelation, as well as Colossae and the House of Mary, possibly the last home of Jesus’ mother;

  • Guided tour of Istanbul’s historical Sultan Ahmet precinct including:

    • The Hagia Sophia, the magnificent church of 6th century Constantinople (now Istanbul) which was then turned into a mosque by the Ottomans and is today a museum;

    • The Hagia Irene, smaller than its sister church but distinguished as the first church built in the city when it was ruled by Constantine I, Emperor of Rome;

    • The 600 year old Topkapi Palace, from which the Ottoman Sultans ruled for nearly 400 years;

    • The Basilica Cistern, the largest of Istanbul’s underground cisterns that provided water first to the Byzantines and later to the Ottomans;

    • The colourful Spice Bazaar and the historical Grand Bazaar, one of the world’s largest covered markets;

  • A cruise on the Bosphorus, the dividing line between Europe and Asia;

  • Guided tour of Anzac Cove and the battlefields of Gallipoli;

  • Guided tour of Cappadocia, with its underground cities, hidden churches and intriguing landscapes;

  • Optional participation in local church worship.

Included

  • Accommodation at 4 star or special category hotels;

  • 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches and 10 dinners;

  • All transfers, including to and from Istanbul Ataturk airport;

  • Travel in air-conditioned coaches;

  • 2 domestic flights;

  • Local guide services;

  • All museum passes;

  • All highlighted activities.

 

Exclusions:

  • International flights are not included.

  • Travel insurance is not included.  Please feel free to talk to us about what considerations to bear in mind when looking at travel insurance options for Turkey.

* Single supplement is the additional cost applied by hotels to solo travellers who do not wish to share a room.  If you are travelling alone but are happy to share with another solo traveller of the same gender, we will do our best to accommodate you (we cannot guarantee that this is possible as it depends on the makeup of the group).

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