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THE SEVEN CHURCHES OF ASIA MINOR& PATMOS

9 Days
October 29 - November 7 2021
Image by Fatih Yürür
Mardin Turkey
Image by Jennifer Martin
Image by Anastasia Dimitriadi

BRING your Bible

HIKE the trails

ENJOY the local cuisine

LEARN from on-site experts

EXPERIENCE it yourself

A spectacular tour at a competitive price ...

Dr. Tim & Bernice Sigler and Wisdom Passages are happy to partner again with Mr. Nikos Chatzikonstantis, Owner/General Manager of Timothy’s Family travel agency, to provide a deluxe educational and spiritually encouraging journey of the ancient biblical sites of the seven churches of Asia Minor and the Isle of Patmos mentioned in Revelation 1–3. Prepare to study the Scriptures and enjoy the rich cultural heritage of modern Turkey and a taste of Greece. We have worked together on numerous tours and are happy to combine our efforts to offer an amazing tour at a competitive price. You can choose your own round-trip flight to Istanbul, transfer to our hotel, and we will take care of you from there! Perhaps you will want to layover for a night in a connecting city on the flight out or the return, or perhaps you will want to extend your stay. If you would like to fly with a group, we will also offer some suggested routes. Our complete tour itinerary is found below with all the details that will assure you of an unforgettable trip. The trip is available now for the first 23 people who register.

COST:

  • The cost for the LAND ONLY package is $3,800 USD based on a double-occupancy room.

  • If you wish for your own room, please indicate that preference on your registration form and purchase a SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT for $375 at the time of registration.

 

INCLUDED:

  • all breakfasts and dinners

  • three (3) nights' accommodation in Istanbul - The Marmara Taksim Hotel 5* or similar

  • round trip escorted transfers by your tour host

  • one (1) night accommodation in Izmir - Swissotel Buyuk Efes Hotel 5* or similar

  • two (2) nights' accommodation in Pamukkale - Richmond Thermal Resort 5* or similar

  • entrance fees, tickets for archaeological sites and museums (optional tours excluded)

  • two (2) nights' accommodation in Kusadasi - Charisma De Luxe Hotel 5* or similar

  • a luxury, air-conditioned tour vehicle

  • certified English-speaking tour guides

  • private charter boat / Kusadasi - Patmos & Patmos Kusadasi

  • entrance fees, tickets for archaeological sites & museums (excluding the optional tours)

  • insurance for the participants and professional liability

  • parking fees

  • port and service charges

  • checkpoint fees

  • accommodation taxes

  • city taxes

  • tolls

  • taxes/VAT

  • all customary tips to guides, drivers, and hotels

 

NOT INCLUDED:

  • air travel to Istanbul (airport code IST)

  • domestic air tickets Izmir - Istanbul (free bus ride available)

  • tickets for local transportation

  • extra meals, drinks, etc.

  • any optional service not mentioned in our included items

  • international travel insurance

  • souvenirs

  • any optional service not mentioned in our included items.

 

PAYMENT SCHEDULE:

  • A $500 per person non-refundable tour deposit is due upon registration.

  • You can pay through this website using a credit card.  If you need to pay in a different way, please contact us.

  • Final payment will be due October 1, 2021.

 

TRAVEL INSURANCE:

  • Travel insurance is not included in the tour price.  We recommend purchasing insurance within 10 days of the initial deposit to protect preexisting medical conditions. 

  • It is the passenger's responsibility to verify whether his / her local health insurance provides coverage outside of the USA. Please contact your insurance carrier for details. Wisdom Passages, LLC strongly recommends the purchase of a comprehensive travel insurance package, which covers health, luggage, and trip cancellation. Please note that we cannot accept responsibility for any losses or expenses, which you or any member of your party may incur as a result of failing to secure adequate coverage.

  • Call Chaim at 847.677.7550 or 630.961.3606 for more details.

 

BAGGAGE:

Luggage is the responsibility of the passenger and that of the airlines. For lost luggage claims, the passenger is responsible for notifying the airline directly.

 

PASSPORT AND DOCUMENTATION:

Your passport must be valid for at least six months following your entry date to your travel destination. For more specific visa requirements, please contact the relevant consulate for updated information.

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