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GRT-166 MARDIN - MIDYAT (TUR ABDIN)   (1 Night / 2 Days) !!!Please Ask!!!   
GRT-355 FOOT STEPS OF APOSTLES           (11 Days / 12 Days)    
GRT-505 BLACK SEA & EASTERN TURKEY   (14 Nights 15 Days)    
GRT-551 GRAND TURKEY   (23 Nights / 24 Days )    
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FOOT STEPS OF APOSTLES

11 Days / 12 Days




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 DAY 1 : ISTANBUL / ANKARA (D)
Arrival in Ankara. Meet & transfer to the hotel.

 DAY 2 : ANKARA - ADANA - TARSUS - ANTAKYA (ANTIOCH) (B,L,D)
Morning flight to Adana. Depart for Tarsus; Apostle Paul who was born there. Visit the Churche of Sen Paul. Lunch at Adana. Drive to Antakya. Overnight.

 DAY 3 : ANTAKYA - GAZIANTEP (B,L,D )
Antakya; the capital of the Roman province of Syria. Antioch, the mission center for early Christianity, was the scene of a number of important Church councils. The Apostle Paul used it as his base for many years. It was declared by the Council of Nicaea to be "on a level of spiritual equality" together with the patriarchates of Jerusalem, Alexandria and Rome. Visit the Church of St. Peter, one of the first four Catholic churches in the world, which is regarded as a place of pilgrimage for Christians, the Roman bridge and Mosaic Museum, the second biggest museum devoted to mosaics in the world and roman baths. Drive to Gaziantep and overnight.

 DAY 4 : G.ANTEP (B,L,D)
Drive to Hromgla (Rumkale); was a very important place during the 11th century. It is told that St. John copied the drafts of the New Testament and hid them in the castle and later the copies have been carried to Beirut. After lunch break, visit the Gaziantep Museum and sighseeing tour in Gaziantep city center. Overnight.

 DAY 5 : G.ANTEP - S.URFA (B,L,D)
After breakfast full day tour to Yesemek Magical Statues, which is one of the important points of late Hittite period. Yesemek’s open air sculpture workshop has the important masterpieces in the world with its 350 huge statues (3500 years old). visit Ancient Belkiz/Zeugma (2nd -3rd centuries AD) which provided barracks for the Roman Legions, laying along the quiet banks of the Euphrates River, the site has proven to be a treasure house. Drive to S.Urfa. Dinner and overnight.

 DAY 6 : S.URFA (B,L,D)
Drive to tradition relates that Abraham was born in a cave near where the Mevlid Halil Mosque now stands. The remains of a castle with two lone Corinthian columns rising above the ruined walls, stands atop a small crest. At the foot of the hills, the lovely Halil Rahman Mosque is built around a quiet pool in which sacred carp swim. Visit to the 17th century Ottoman Ridvaniye Mosque and the Firfirli Mosque, formerly the Church of the Apostles, are worth a detour. Walking tour Bazaar & handcraft workshops, Ceravanserai, Gumruk Hani. Dinner and overnight in S.Urfa.

 DAY 7 : S.URFA - MARDIN (B,LD)
Drive to Harran. Harran is known more now for its unusual beehive dwellings than as the place where Abraham spent several years of his life. The archaeological remains include those of the largest ancient Islamic University, city walls dating from the eighth century, four gates and a citadel. After lunch break, drive to Mardin. Halfday city tour. Dinner and overnight.

 DAY 8 : MARDIN (B,L,D)
Drive to Kirklar Monastry. Visit to only 7 km east of Mardin is the Syriac Jacobite Monastery Deyrulzafaran which once was a thriving religious community. After lunch break, half day ancient Mardin. Dinner and overnight.

 DAY 9 : MIDYAT (B,L,D )
Drive to Midyat. Midyat, famous for its silver objects known as telkari, has many elegant, historic houses. Visit to the eighteen kilometers east of town, the actively functioning Syriac Jacobite monastery, Deyrelumur (San Gabriel), dates from the beginning of the fifth century. Drive to Nusaybin, overnight at hotel.

 DAY 10 : NUSAYBIN - CIZRE (B,L,D)
Drive to Cizre and visit the tomb of Prophet Noah. Return to Nusaybin and visit the Monastry of Mar Yakup. Dinner - Overnight.

 DAY 11 : NUSAYBIN - DIYARBAKIR (B,D)
Drive to Diyarbakir. Visit Diyarbakir Museums and half day city tour.

 DAY 12 : DIYARBAKIR - ISTANBUL - HOME (B)
After breakfast , transfer to Diyarbakir Airport for final detarture to home.

Tour Includes :
  • Government licensed guidance
  • All tours in the program
  • Entrance fees
  • Daily buffet breakfast, set menu lucnh and dinner
  • A/C vehicle
  • Hotel tips
  • Service tax

    Tour Excludes :
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance of medical, accident and all personal effects
  • Domestic Airfare
  • Extras at hotels and meals


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