05 - 09/03/2014
Sevgi Tours -
Individual & group travel
Hall 3 2/201
ST.PAUL’S FIRST MISSIONARY
Day 1 - ADANA - ANTAKYA
|Arrival to Adana airport. After clearing customs will be transfered to your hotel in Antakya. Overnight in Antakya|
Day 2- ANTIOCH (todays Antakya)
Antakya played a big role during the Alexander the Great's period. The most important event accured in Christian era St.Paul and St.Barnabas visited Antioch. St.Peter lived here between 250 - 300 AD. Important ten Christian meetings took place here. ACTS 11, 19 Visit to St. Peter's Grotto.The followers of Jesus were first called Christians in Antioch. St.Paul and St.Barnabas were sent on their first missionary journey from this cave church. They sailed from Seleucia Peria.On request possibility to arrange a pray. Visit to world's second best important mosaic museum.
Day 3 - ISSOS - KARATEPE – TARSUS
Our visit starts from Issos, visit to Karatepe national Park (late Hittite Emp.) and Tarsus
Day 4 - TARSUS - CAPPADOCIA
In the morning visit to Cleopatra's Gate and Paul's Well. Continue, on route drive through the famous Cilician passage way used by the Romans, arrive to Cappadocia Visit the famous underground city of Kaymakli and Uchisar.
Day 5 - CAPPADOCIA
Numerous religious cave paintings display evindence of early Christiarity. This is a unique, fasinating region of Turkey with it's fairy chimneys carved out of volcanic rocks. Visit to open air museum of Göreme, Paşabağ and Red Valley.
Day 6 - SULTANHAN - DERBE - LYSTRA - ICONIUM
On rout to Konya, visit to Seljuk caravanseraı of Sultanhan built in 12.century. Continue over to Lystra and Derbe. St. Paul has visited both places in his first missionary journey. Possibility to pray. ACTS 14,8 / 14,20
Day 7- ICONIUM - ANTIOCHIA, PISIDIA
In the morning visit Konya Mevlana Museum and Ince Minare mosque. Iconium ACTS 14
Day 8- ANTALYA - PERGE - ASPENDOS
|Visit to antique site of Perge, where St. Paul gave a speach. ACTS 13,13 Visit to best preserved antique theater of Aspendos. National park of Kursunlu,Old City of Antalya.|
Overnight in Antalya
Day 9 -
|Transfer to the airport for your flight home.|