➤ Day 1: Izmir - Pergamum - Thyatira - IzmirMeeting at Izmir Airport or Hotel (Smyrna, REv. 2:8-11). Drive to Pergamum (Rev. 2:12-17), and Asclepion; then continue to Thyatira (Rev. 2:18-29; Acts 16:14), a city of artisans’ guilds during St. Paul's time. Return to Izmir for overnight (Lunch)
➤Day 2: Ephesus - St. Mary’s House - PamukkaleThis morning we explore Ephesus with its expansive synthesis of Greco-Roman and Christian remains (Ephesians; Rev 1:11: 2:1-7: Acts 18:19-28: 19:1-4). It was the home of St. Paul between 54 and 57 AD. We visit nearby Virgin Mary’s House on a wooded hilltop where it was miraculously discovered. After a short visit to St. John's Basilica continue to Pamukkale for overnight and dinner (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
➤ Day 3: Hierapolis - Laodicea - Philadelphia - Sardis - IzmirMorning visit Hierapolis. This was Philip the Evangelist’s home. We will tour the extensive necropolis, churches and baths. Then stop at nearby Laodicea (Rev. 3:14-22: Col 2:1: 4:13-16). In the afternoon continue to Philadelphia (Rev 3:7-13), a favorite city of Paul and John. Thereafter visit Sardis with its beautiful gymnasium and marble paved synagogue. Transfer to the airport or hotel and end of the services (Breakfast, Lunch).