As one of the most experienced and reliable travel companies in the country, Travel Booking Turkey by Imperial Travel Turkey based in Istanbul has the principle of %100 customer satisfaction. With that principle in mind, our team works with zero error in travel planning and all of our guides are professional licenced, distinguished and and master ones with the vast knowledge of the whole country. We always aim to organize unforgettable Turkey Tours for our precious guests by combining Turkey’s both natural and historical beauties with our knowledge and experiences. Our Biblical Turkey Tour Experience which we will be talking about in today’s travel blog post is just a sample in our website as a unique package from our Special Turkey Tours category that will make you spend unforgettable time in country’s diverse destinations, also tailored with the comfort of a private excursion in mind.
Our ultimate Biblical Tour Turkey offers you an immersive passage through history itself. It begins from the city of Hatay as you take flight from Istanbul and greeted by our crew once you arrive in the lands of Hatay. You will then be transported to your hotel in Antioch for check-in. After you have settled in, our guide will meet you in person to deliver your envelope with your official itinerary, vouchers and tickets over a cup of Turkish coffee or tea while you are briefed shortly about your tour. The rest of the day will be yours to chill out before your overnight stay in Antioch as the beginning of our Biblical Turkey Tour Experience. On day 2, You will be picked up by our guide early in the morning, for the first part of Biblical Tour Turkey in the mythical Antioch. Due to its unique situation bordering both Mediterranean Sea and Middle East, Antioch has always been defined as the cradle of civilizations. Founded in 4th Century BC by one of Alexander the Great’s generals, it bears the mark of many nations from throughout history, as will be shown in your extensive narrative throughout the city. Afterwards, we will move to the Church of St. Peter, believed to be one of the first churches of Christianity. Later on, we will take a thorough trip to the Mosaic Museum, exhibiting countless well-preserved pieces explaining the history and culture of the region. Our final stop will be the Titus Tunnel in Seleucia Pieria, where many stories and myths regarding early Christian-Roman relations will be solved. After the ending of the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Adana for an overnight stay. On the following day, you will get picked up from your hotel after breakfast fort the beginning of an epic trip with one of the most historically-rich cities of Turkey. Adana as a long-standing province, has seen the rise and fall of many empires and states; including Urartian, Roman, Seljuk and Ottoman. Although it is home to many sites, settlements and artifacts to show for it, our main focus will be particularly epic biblical locations such as St. Paul’s house and Church. After our excursion here, we will head to Tarsus province of Mersin – where we will visit a multitude of spots from Roman, Persian, Greek and even pre-historic periods like Cleopatra’s Gate, Roman Road and Ancient Trail before our evening arrival in Cappadocia. Then, you will be transferred to your authentic cave hotel for an overnight stay. After check-in to the authentic cave hotel, you may have a couple of hours of free time to visit the town center for an amazing dinner. Bear in mind that the next day’s departure for the hot air-balloon trip will be quite early, so you will need as much sleep as you can get! You will be having a life-time experience on the next day as you fly above the moon-like, peculiar landscape of Cappadocia for an hour. Once you are done with that unique organization with a special celebration party after landing, you will be heading back towards your cave hotel and get picked up once more by our crew after having your breakfast to depart for a full day Cappadocia Tour where we will go through biblical destinations such as Goreme Open-Air Museum, Pasabag, Avanos, Uchisar Cave Houses and Goreme Panorama. On day 5, we will transfer you to Egirdir via Konya for a short break for lunch and explore the tomb of Rumi. Later on, you will move on to Pisidian Antiochwhere you will be narrated through a marvellous ancient settlement that bears numerous reminders from Seleucid, Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk and Ottoman periods like the theatre, central church, Tiberia Platea, Propylon, Nympheum and Grand Basilica among others. We will arrive in Egirdir in the evening and you will be transferred to your hotel near the beautiful Lake Egirdir for an overnight stay. After breakfast, we will get going towards Collosae, the home city of Epaphras who is believed to have served time in prison with Saint Paul, which is known through his letter addressed to the city. Later on, we will move to Laodicea, one of the seven churches mentioned by Saint John. Finally, we will arrive at our final destination Pamukkale to visit the marvellous travertines along with Hierapolis Ancient City and tomb & church of Saint Philip where he was martyred. After check-in to your hotel, you will stay overnight in Pamukkale on the 6th day of our Biblical Turkey Tour Experience. Next day, Early in the morning you will get picked-up from the hotel in Pamukkale and transferred to Ephesus for the full-day Ephesus Ancient City tour with epic inclusions like Temple of Hadrian, inner parts of Ephesus Ancient City, Celsus Library with its mythically emblazoned exterior, House of Virgin Mary as a place of pilgrimage and Saint John’s Basilica – a homage to the saint by an Eastern Roman emperor. We will also visit the House of Virgin Mary, which is believed to be the place of her stay after she escaped from Jerusalem with Saint John. Another history-fulled adventure will be waiting for the on the 8th day with Smyrna, Sardes, Philadelphia & Thyatira Tour after which you will be transfferred to the downtown of Canakkale city for the overnight. Next day, You will be picked up from your hotel by our guide early in the morning, and transferred to the tour site in order to visit Nicea – which was the meeting place for the first and second ever Ecumenical councils. After an extensive tour of Nice and the nearby Hagia Sophia Church (i.e not the one in Istanbul), we will take a 4,5-hour drive to Istanbul to get checked into the hotel for your overnight stay. For the last 3 days of your journey, you will discover the biblical and historical spots in Istanbul by your professional guide and farewell Istanbul at the end of day 13, hopefully with a big smile on your face, fully satisfied.
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