Istanbul & Seven Churches Tour

Tour Duration

7 Days

Max People




Tour Type

With Accommodation


Embark on a captivating journey through the historical and spiritual heart of Turkey with the Istanbul & Seven Churches Tour. This meticulously curated itinerary combines the rich cultural tapestry of Istanbul with a pilgrimage to the Seven Churches of Revelation, offering a unique blend of ancient history, religious significance, and modern charm.

The tour begins in Istanbul, the only city in the world that spans two continents. Immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of the Hagia Sophia, a masterpiece of Byzantine architecture, and marvel at the intricate designs of the Blue Mosque. Navigate the bustling Grand Bazaar, where vibrant colors and the scent of exotic spices fill the air, and stroll along the Bosphorus to witness the seamless fusion of European and Asian influences.

As the journey progresses, delve into the spiritual realm with visits to the Seven Churches of Revelation, as mentioned in the biblical Book of Revelation. Explore the ancient city of Ephesus, a site that once rivaled Rome in grandeur, and visit the House of Virgin Mary, believed to be the final residence of the mother of Jesus.

Journey through Smyrna, Pergamon, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea, each carrying its own historical and religious significance. Uncover the stories of the early Christian communities and witness the archaeological wonders that stand as testaments to a bygone era.

Beyond the religious landmarks, the tour offers opportunities for cultural immersion. Experience the warm hospitality of local communities, savor traditional Turkish cuisine, and engage with the vibrant traditions that have been passed down through generations.

For those seeking a spiritual pilgrimage, the Istanbul & Seven Churches Tour provides moments of reflection and contemplation at the sacred sites. Connect with the ancient roots of Christianity and gain a deeper understanding of the historical context that shaped the early Christian communities.

A minimum of 5 people is required to organize the tour.

Single Supplement charge is €180.

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  • 6 Nights of accommodation at 4-stars hotel
  • Tour Guide English or Spanish Guide
  • 6 Breakfasts and 1 Dinner (in Pamukkale)
  • Entrance Fees
  • Transportation
  • Lunch
  • Personal Expense
  • Tips

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Istanbul Tour 📌

Suleymaniye Mosque, Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople and Sultanahmet Mosque will be seen at the first day. (As an option, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Hippodrome and Lunch can be added with an €50 extra charge)

Day 1: Istanbul Tour (Bosphorus) 📌

Church of St. Anthony of Padua, Bosphorus Tour by Boat and Spice Bazaar will be visited.

Day 3: Bursa - Denizli Tour 📌

We will drive to Bursa to see Green Mosque, Central Mosque of Bursa then we will drive to Denizli. After visit Hierapolis Ancient City, overnight in Pamukkale.

Day 4: Laodicea & Ephesus Tour 📌

We will visit Laodicea and Ephesus, overnight in Izmir City Center.

Day 5: Pergamon Asklepion Tour 📌

We will visit Pergamon Asclepion & Red Basilica. Drive to Izmir and St. Polycarp Church will be visited. Overnight in Izmir.

Day 6: Philadelphia, Sardis and Thyatira 📌

Philadelphia, Sardis and Thyatira Churches will be seen that day. Overnight in Istanbul

Day 7: Transfer from Hotel to Airport 📌

We will arrange your transfer from hotel to Istanbul Airport. Time to say goodbye...

What do I need to bring?
  • You should bring comfortable walking shoes
  • Raincoat in winter season
  • Sun Care products in summer season
Cancellation policy
  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 1 day or less before the event
  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 0% if booking is cancelled 1000 days or less before the event
  • star ratingGreat day out - Our tour guide Esra is very knowledgeable and incredibly friendly. We had a smaller tour group which always great because it gave us the flexibility to ask questions and move around more freely. We were in no way rushed and were given ample time to view all the sites. All in all, an incredible day out and I really would recommend.

    avatar thumb wayde v
    November 20, 2023

    star ratingWe really enjoyed our trip to Pergamon Asklepion and Acropolis It eas a great experience Erman our tour guide was fantas - We really enjoyed our visit to Pergamon Asklepion and Acropolis
    Beautiful views, rich in history.
    The lunch was fantastic true Turkish cousine.
    Erman our guide was the kindest and very knowledgeable.
    He took his time to explain the history behind all the places and sites we visited.

    avatar thumb Celso T
    November 16, 2023
  • star ratingHistorical tour - Our tourist guide was not quite engaging during the whole tour and quite difficult to understand her narrative. But she was pleasing and personable.

    avatar thumb dralfredo
    November 16, 2023

    star ratingAmazing ! - It was an excellent tour! We had a lot of fun and a lot of swimming. There was no problem in the pick-up and drop-off part.

    avatar thumb FarAway29869417508
    November 21, 2023
  • star ratingJourney through time to Asia Minor’s ancient empire… - Well managed, punctual and comfortable tour. Our lovely guide, Esra, was knowledgeable, amicable and engaging. Ephesus itself naturally needs no endorsement because it’s, well, Ephesus. Land of gods, warriors, scholars, priests and royalty

    avatar thumb DominionSon
    November 25, 2023

    star ratingBook with confidence, wonderful trip! - Fantastic trip to Ephesus! Tour guide- Esra, was on time, kind and well spoke about the places we visited. Van was new, clean, and the driver took very good care of us. Took us for a lunch stop, which was very good food. Trip is worth the money. Book with confidence!

    avatar thumb ocptmicpt
    November 25, 2023
  • star ratingEphesus Tour  - I was picked up promptly in Izmir and driven to and from Ephesus by an experienced driver. Erman was an excellent guide with a wealth of knowledge of all things to do with Ephesus and other nearby archealogical sites.

    avatar thumb Callum M
    November 18, 2023

    star ratingViews and warm water was amazing but don’t expect blue water as we see in pictures.our guide tour selim was very knowledgeable and helpful

    avatar thumb 622salmaw
    November 21, 2023
  • star ratingVery good tour of ephesus with our guide Esra. Would reccomend the tour. Very interesting and included virgin mary, lunch ( not great) and a trip to a pottery factory.

    avatar thumb Paul A
    November 26, 2023

    star ratingExcellent tour experience - Turkish people are very friendly. I love how they communicate with us.
    My friends and I had an excellent tour experience. We did a lot of shopping and walked around the stone houses. We recommend this tour to everyone!

    avatar thumb morgane j
    November 21, 2023
  • star ratingA must to visit if you come to Ephesus thank you! Great blessing  - Thank you for this fantastic tour!
    It was definitely worth visiting the Virgin Mary’s House and Basilica of St John
    A great blessing to have visited.

    avatar thumb Celso T
    November 17, 2023

    star ratingAwesome time - Thank you Selim for the awesome tour last Sunday 19Nov. Selim was knowledgeable and had lots of stories to tell. He was patient and was thorough in his explanation. I would truly recommend Selim!

    avatar thumb cloudsahoy
    November 21, 2023


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