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JASON ODEN - Biblical Turkey

October 13-22, 2024
Rev. Jason Oden
Itinerary Details Hosts & Guide Policies Contact Useful Information

Oct 13 Sun          Depart -on your own flights 

Oct 14 Mon         Istanbul Arrival
Arrival to Istanbul. Meet and greet and transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight Ist. (D) 

Oct 15 Tue          Istanbul City – FLY Izmir
Visit Hippodrome Square, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar and the Istanbul Archaeology Museum. Early evening flight to Izmir.  Dinner and overnight at hotel. (B,D) 

Oct 16 Wed         Smyrna (Rev 1:11;2:8-11)-Pergamon (Rev. 1:11;2:12)- Thyatira (Rev 1:11; 2:18)- Izmir
Early morning visit to Ancient Smyrna agora and on to Pergamon. Visit the Acropolis with the steepest theater of the ancient world and the Temple of Trajan.  Then proceed to Akhisar to visit the remaining of Thyatira church.  Return to Izmir for Dinner and overnight Izmir. (B,D) 

Oct 17 Thu             Ephesus- Pamukkale
Visits the famous ancient city of Ephesus (Acts 18:19-24;19:1-35;20:16-17;21:29,1 Cor. 15:32; 16:8,ITim.1:3 II Tim. 1:18;4:12, Rev. 1:11, 2:1), its Terrace houses, the Ephesus Archaeological Museum and the Basilica of St. John. Drive to Pamukkale for dinner and overnight. (B,D) 

Oct 18 Fri               Philadelphia(Rev. 1:11;3:7)- Sardis (Rev.1:11; 3:1-4)- Pamukkale
Drive to Alasehir to see the remains of the Philadelphia Church.  Continue to Sardis, capital of Ancient Lydia where the first coin of the world was minted.  See the remains of the massive Artemis Temple, gymnasium and Synagogue. Proceed to Smyrna, modern Izmir to see the Smyrna Agora. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale. (B,D) 

Oct 19 Sat           Laodicea(Col 2:1;4:13-16, Rev. 1:11; 3:14)-Hieropolis (Col 4:13)- Antalya
Drive to Lycus River Valley. First, tour Laodicea to see the latest excavations.  Then drive to nearby Hieropolis to see the newly found Tomb of Philip.  Also visit the UNESCO world-heritage site of Pamukkale its necropolis, theater and basilica. Drive to Antalya for Dinner and overnight. (B,D) 

Oct 20 Sun          Antalya
Visit Antalya, you will see Hadrian’s Gate and the Roman mausoleum of ancient Attalia. After a visit to the St. Paul Cultural Center, you will visit Antalya’s renowned archaeological museum. Later in the afternoon you will take a boat ride from the port that Paul and Barnabas sailed from at the end of the first journey (Acts 14:25). Dinner and overnight in Antalya. (B,D) 

Oct  21 Mon        Antalya
After breakfast we head southeast to the city of Myra (Modern-day Demre) where we visit the well preserved Byzantine basilica of St Nicholas, a place of pilgrimage to this day. In the afternoon, we visit the nearby Lycian cliff-tombs and Roman theatre, and the ancient port of Andriake. Dinner and overnight in Antalya. (B,D) 

Oct 22 Tue          Departure from ANTALYA Airport.

Including
  • Domestic flight from Istanbul to Izmir one way
  • 1 Night Movenpick Golden Horn Istanbul or similar
  • 2 Nights at Movenpick Izmir or similar
  • 2 Nights at Doga Thermal Pamukkale or similar
  • 3 Nights at Best Western Khan Hotel in Antalya or similar
  • Daily breakfast & dinners at the hotels
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees – to sites as per the itinerary
  • Licensed Tour Guide during all tours & transfers
  • Headsets for each participantthroughout
  • 1 group Arrival & 1 group Departure airport transfers- individual transfers are extra cost
  • Transportation in private air-conditioned tourist coaches during tour
  • Portage at airport and hotels, service fees and local taxes.
  • Service charges and local taxes

Excluding
  • International airfare to ISTANBUL(IST) arriving OCT 14- and departure from ANTALYA on OCT 22 (AYT)
  • Tips to guide & driver (suggested $5 per person per day for guide, and $2 per person per day for driver)
  • Beverages with meals
  • All Personal expenses
  • Travel and Health Insurance (insurance is available upon request at extra cost)

Including
  • Domestic flight from Istanbul to Izmir one way
  • 1 Night Movenpick Golden Horn Istanbul or similar
  • 2 Nights at Movenpick Izmir or similar
  • 2 Nights at Doga Thermal Pamukkale or similar
  • 3 Nights at Best Western Khan Hotel in Antalya or similar
  • Daily breakfast & dinners at the hotels
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees – to sites as per the itinerary
  • Licensed Tour Guide during all tours & transfers
  • Headsets for each participantthroughout
  • 1 group Arrival & 1 group Departure airport transfers- individual transfers are extra cost
  • Transportation in private air-conditioned tourist coaches during tour
  • Portage at airport and hotels, service fees and local taxes.
  • Service charges and local taxes

Excluding
  • International airfare to ISTANBUL(IST) arriving OCT 14- and departure from ANTALYA on OCT 22 (AYT)
  • Tips to guide & driver (suggested $5 per person per day for guide, and $2 per person per day for driver)
  • Beverages with meals
  • All Personal expenses
  • Travel and Health Insurance (insurance is available upon request at extra cost)

Hosts
Rev. Jason Oden

Land Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations made prior to 60 days of departure: Full refund
Cancellations made 59-45 days prior to departure: 90% refund
Cancellations made 44-30 days prior to departure: 75% refund
Cancellations made 29-15 days prior to departure: 50% refund
Cancellations made 14 days of departure: NO refund

 In addition to the above cancellation policy, we charge a 5% processing fee for all refunds, no matter the date of cancellation. This fee is necessary to cover the costs associated with processing refunds, including bank fees and administrative expenses.
We understand that sometimes travel plans change, and we appreciate your understanding of this policy.

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