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TOUR SCHEDULE
 tour                  Alexandra of Troas   1 B  daY 1                          visit Blue Mosque, Photo Stop at hippodrome
                                                                                                      WD
                                                   arrive to istanbul international airport
 Hagia Sophia                                  L   Meet & Greet with local Guide at airport  visit topkapi Palace
                                               D   Departure to city tour       visit St.Sophia Museum
 HAGIA SOPHIA MUSEUM   Istanbul             2    daY 2                  OVERNIGHT IN ISTANBUL            WD
 Now only a museum, once a   q                 B   Departure to Canakkale 366km 5,5hr  visit alexandria of troas
 Pagan temple, converted to   Troy             L   visit troy ancient City      Departure for ayvalik  140km 2,5hr
 first Church by Constantine   Ancient         D   Departure for troia 35km 45hr
 the Great, later restored in   City
 the 6th century by Justinian   Alexandra   3    daY 3                OVERNIGHT IN AYVALIK OR AKCAY     WD
 I as the largest basilica in the   of Troas
 Christian world. The building   aYvalIk       B   Departure to Bergama 66km 1hr  visit red Basilica
 is a great architectural   Acropolis of   Troya Ancient City  L  visit acropolis of Pergamon  Departure to izmir 110km 2,5hr
 beauty and an important   Pergamon  Thyateira  D  visit thyateira
 monument both for   q                      4    daY 4                 OVERNIGHT IN IZMIR             WD
 Byzantine and for Ottoman   Red Basilica  nevsehIR
 Empires. Once a church,   St. Policarp Church  Sardes  B  Departure for ephesus 20km 30min  visit virgin Mary house
 later a mosque, and now   IZMIR  Philadelphia  kaYseRI  L  visit ephesus ancient City   Departure to izmir 80km 1,5hr
 a museum at the Turkish   h  Cappadoccia      D   visit leather factory and enjoy the-  visit Smyrna; St.Polycarp Church
 Republic, Hagia Sophia has   Ephesus  Sultanhani  fashion show
 always been the valuable   Hierapolis  Caravansarai
 of its time.This church was   Virgin Mary   h  paMukkale  5  daY 5    OVERNIGHT IN IZMIR             WD
 House
 rebuilt three times on the
 same place.   Laodicea                        B L  Departure to Sardes 120km 2hr  Departure for Pamukkale 97km 1,5hr
                                                   visit Sardes
                                                                                visit laodicea
                         ALExANDRIA            D   Departure to Philedelphia 90km 1,5hr  visit hierapolis ancient City ruins and-
                         TROAS Alexandria          visit Philadelphia           Cotton Castle
                         Troas  played an
                         important role     6    daY 6                OVERNIGHT IN PAMUKKALE             WD
                         in the spread of
                         Christianity. Saint       Departure to Cappadocia 590km 8hr  on the way visit Sultanhani Caravansarai
                         Paul visited the city   7  daY 7             OVERNIGHT IN CAPPADOCIA         WD
                         on his second and
                         third journeys.       B   optional: hot air Balloon tour  visit underground City
                                               L   Departure for Cappadocia tour   visit Devrent valley, Pasabag valley
                         TROIA ANTIQUE         D   visit Goreme open air Museum  During the day, we will visit Pottery, Carpet and-
                         CITY Troia, which         Photo stop uchisar Castle    turkish Jewelery workshops.
                         is one of the most        visit Pigeon valley          optional:turkish night Show
                         important ancient
                         settlements of     8    daY 8                 OVERNIGHT IN CAPPADOCIA          WD
                         the world, and its
                         history dating        B   Departure to nevsehir or Kayseri airport  visit Grand Bazaar
 7 Nights 8 Days         back to 3000 BC,      L D  fly to istanbul             free until departure
                                                                                transfer to istanbul international airport
                                                   Bosphorus Cruise with Private Yacht
 Seven ChurCheS          Turkey’s most               WALKING DISTANCE (WD) :          LESS THEN 2 HOURS /                BETWEEN 2 AND 3,5 HOURS /                         MORE THAN 3,5 HOURS
                         is at the head of
                                                   visit Kariye Museum
                         important cultural
                                                                           ON BOARD
                         and touristic list.
 with CaPPaDoCia            CaPPaDoCCia




                            GOREME OPEN AIR MUSEUM
                            Goreme Open Air Museum,
                            houses many painted frescoes
                            cave-churches.


                                                                                                     PASABAGI VALLEY
 Topkapi Palace  Chora Museum  Blue Mosque                                                           Pasabagi Valley, the
                                                                                                      best place to see
                                                                                                     three-headed fairy
 TOPKAPI PALACE Topkapi Palace - the   CHORA MUSEUM “Chora Museum” (Kariye                              chimneys.
 wondrous royal residence of Ottoman   Müzesi) is a church building that constitutes
 sultans for 400 years & one of the main   the center of the Chora Monastery, which
 attractions in Istanbul. Topkapi is full of   was a great building complex in the Eastern
 mystery and charm, also has a splendid   Roman Empire period, and it was dedicated
 display of artworks & Its collections. Holy   to Jesus Christ. Since it stood outside of the   DEVRENT VALLEY Devrent Valley, called also Pink or   UNDERGROUND CITY Underground City, a complex of joint
 Relics ( with Abraham’s Pot, Joseph’s   city walls built by Constantine, the building   Imagination Valley. We hike and see the Volcanic Huge   caves built by the Christians awhich was a shelter for the
 Turban, Moses’s Staff, David’s Sword,   was called “Chora”, which means “in the   Rocks. Devrent Valley, called also Pink or Imagination   early christians and the church & missionary School which
 scrolls belonging to St.John.)   country” or “outside of the city” in Greek.   Valley. We hike and see the Volcanic Huge Rocks.   is up to 40 meters underground
 Hagia Sophia
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