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10 days with Antiochia

10 days with Antiochia

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10 days: Antiochia, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Ephesus, and Istanbul

Itinerary

First day: Istanbul and Antioch;

Second day: Antioch and Tarsus;

Third day: Tarsus and Cappadocia;

Fourth day: Cappadocia;

Fifth day: Cappadocia, Konya and Pamukkale;

Sixth day: Pamukkale, Laodicea and Kusadasi;

Seventh day: Kusadasi, Ephesus and Istanbul;

Eighth day: Istanbul;

Ninth day: Istanbul;

Tenth day: Istanbul and return.

Detailed itinerary

First day: Istanbul and Antioch

Arrival in Istanbul at 9:55 pm (local time in Turkey). We proceed directly to our boarding lounge for the connecting flight scheduled for 11:55 pm. Arrival in Antioquia at 1:40 am and transfer to the hotel.

Second day: Antioch and Tarsus

After breakfast in the hotel, we will departure to visit the first center of Christianity, passing through the Grotto of São Pedro sightseeing.

In the afternoon, we will follow toward Tarsus, where Saint Paul was born. Also, according to a legend, the region was founded by the third son of Adam and Eve, Seth.

Accomodation In Adana.

Third day: Tarsus and Cappadocia

After breakfast in the hotel, we will continue through the mountains of Touro Claro until we reach the region of Cappadocia.

Also, we will visit the underground city of Kaymakli, built as a warehouse of cereals, dormitories, and ventilation wells.

Accommodation in Cappadocia.

Fourth day: Tour in Cappadocia

Around 6 am, we will do the balloon ride activity (optional). Then; we will back to the hotel and had breakfast.

Around 9 am, we will meet you at the hotel with our local guide and private van to visit the following sightseeing:

–   Dervent Valley;

–  Göreme Open Air Museum;

–  Paşabağ Valley;

–  Göreme village;

– Uçhisar;

– Karlik Sokagi.

Accommodation in Cappadocia at Dere suites hotel.

Fifth day:  Cappadocia, Konya and Pamukkale

After breakfast, we will follow toward Konya during the early morning.

During this day, we will celebrate in the Church of São Paulo.

In the afternoon, we will stop for lunch. Then, we headed toward Antioch of Pisidia.

Accommodation in Pamukkale.

Sixth day:  Pamukkale ,Laodiceia, and Kusadasi

After breakfast in the hotel, we will departure to visit Pamukkale, famous for its thermal waters.

Also, we will visit the following sightseeing:

– The ancient city of Hierapolis;

– Laodicea.

Accommodation in Kusadasi.

Seventh day: Kusadasi, Ephesus, and Istanbul

After breakfast in the hotel, we will visit Ephesus, founded in the 11th century BC. Its great temple dedicated to Goddess Artemis, is one of the Seven Wonders of the world. Also, we will visit the following sightseeing:

– The Roman Baths;

– Library of Celsius;

– Temple of Hadrian;

–  Church of the Virgin Mary;

–  Basilica of St. John;

–   House of the Virgin Mary

Night flight to Istanbul and accommodation in the city.

Eighty day: tour in Istanbul

We will pick you at the hotel with the local guide with our private van at 9 am (or another time of your preference). Then, we will visit the following sightseeing:

– Ancient Roman Hippodrome;

– Blue Mosque                  

– Hagia Sophia;

– Basilica Cistern;

– Great Bazaar.

Accommodation at the hotel.

Ninth day: Tour in Istanbul

We will pick you at the hotel with the local guide with our private van at 9 am (or another time of your preference). Then, we will visit the following sightseeing:

–  Suleymaniye Mosque;

–  Spice Market;

–   Boat trip on the Bosphorus canal;

–  Topkapı Palace.

Accommodation at the hotel.

Tenth day: Return flight

At the scheduled time, transfer to the airport for boarding to fly to home.

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