Program

2nd Global Smyrna Meeting
on the Seven Cities of Revelation

Ongoing archaeological excavations in Turkey help to uncover more every day, and help us to better understand the Revelation.
“Can I take a trip to the actual sites of these seven churches?” is a common question. “Yes” you can.
This one-week program is the most comprehensive meeting and visitation of the Seven Cities of Revelation ever organized.
All tours are led by expert scholars.
Pre or post meeting tours to Patmos, Miletus and Gulet Boat, available on request.

  • Patmos
    Jun 2 Fri
    Arrive Izmir Airport – Transfer to Aria Claros https://www.ariaclaros.com 19:00 Dinner at the hotel.
    Jun 3 Sat
    06:00-19:00 Daily Patmos Tour. Return to Kusadasi with transfer to Aria Claros for dinner and overnight.
    Jun 4 Sun
    Breakfast & Dinner at the hotel. Main program starts.
    Rates

    $390 Per Person in Double Occupancy $140 Single Room Supplement

    Including

    2 nights hotel accommodation at 4* hotel Roundtrip ferry ticket between Kuşadası-Patmos Sightseeing as per the itinerary Roundtrip escorted transfers Daily breakfast and 2 dinners at hotel Transportation by A/C bus, or A/C van depending on the size of the group English speaking professional tour guide throughout the tour All Entry fees to the sites & museums Portage at hotels Tips to the hotel and restaurant staff Service charges & local taxes

    Excluding

    Flights Drinks and meals which are not listed at the itinerary All personal expenses Turkish Visa Fee www.evisa.gov.tr Tips to the tour guide and driver

    Registration

    Groups: Mrs. Erin Dailey erin@tutkutours.com Individuals : Ms. Sema Ankaralı info@tutkutours.com You can also register through this link: https://secure.tutkutours.com/tours/GSM2023

     
  • Miletus
    Jun 2 Fri
    Arrive Izmir Airport – Transfer to Aria Claros https://www.ariaclaros.com 19:00 Dinner at the hotel.
    Jun 3 Sat
    08:30-17:00 Miletus, Didyma, Priene Daily tour. Dinner at the hotel.
    Jun 4 Sun
    Breakfast & Dinner at the hotel. Main program starts.
    Rates

    $290 Per Person in Double Occupancy $140 Single Room Supplement

    Including

    2 nights hotel accommodation at 4* hotel Sightseeing as per the itinerary Roundtrip escorted transfers Daily breakfast and 2 dinners at hotel Transportation by A/C bus, or A/C van depending on the size of the group English speaking professional tour guide throughout the tour All Entry fees to the sites & museums Portage at hotels Tips to the hotel and restaurant staff Service charges & local taxes

    Excluding

    Flights Drinks and meals which are not listed at the itinerary All personal expenses Turkish Visa Fee www.evisa.gov.tr Tips to the tour guide and driver

    Registration

    Groups: Mrs. Erin Dailey erin@tutkutours.com Individuals : Ms. Sema Ankaralı info@tutkutours.com You can also register through this link: https://secure.tutkutours.com/tours/GSM2023

     
  • Jun 4 Sun
    Arrive Izmir Airport (airport code ADB) *Please give us your arrival flight information.

    Our representative will meet you at Izmir Airport with a “TUTKU” sign.
    Transfer to Aria Claros Resort Hotel in Ozdere, near Ephesus, Izmir.

    17:30-18:30

    Worship Service

    18:30-18:35

    Opening Ceremony – Levent Oral, President of Tutku Educational Travel

    18:35-18:45

    Erin Dailey – Director of Operations, Tutku Educational Travel

    18:45-18:50

    Welcome - Dr. Mark Wilson, Program Director

    18:50-18:55

    Introduction of the groups, churches, and countries

    18:55-19:00

    Welcome from a local pastor

    19:00-20:00

    Dinner at hotel

    20:00-20:45

    The Messages to the Seven Churches

    Jun 5 Mon
    Half Day Presentations & Afternoon Smyrna Agora visit

    07:00-08:30

    Breakfast

    08:45-09:00

    Worship Songs

    09:00-09:45

    Patmos among the Seven Churches

    09:50-10:35

    Ephesus among the Seven Churches

    10:35-11:00

    Coffee break

    11:00-11:45

    Smyrna among the Seven Churches

    12:00-13:00

    Lunch

    13:00-14:30

    Drive to Izmir for Smyrna visit

    14:45-16:20

    Smyrna Agora visit *Dr. Mark Wilson will accompany the groups to point out the Christian graffiti

    16:30-17:40

    Return to hotel

    19:00-20:00

    Dinner

    20:00-20:45

    Presentation

    Jun 6 Tue
    Ephesus Tour

    07:00-08:00

    Breakfast

    08:00-08:30

    Departure from hotel and drive to Ephesus

    08:30-11:30

    Ephesus

    11:45-12:30

    St. John’s Basilica

    12:45-14:15

    Lunch & shopping opportunity at the Handmade Carpet Center

    14:30-15:45

    Ephesus Museum

    16:00-16:30

    Return to hotel

    19:00-20:00

    Dinner

    20:10-20:55

    Presentation

    Jun 7 Wed
    All Day Presentations

    07:00-08:30

    Breakfast

    08:45-09:00

    Worship Songs

    09:00-09:45

    Thyatira among the Seven Churches

    09:50-10:35

    Pergamum among the Seven Churches

    10:35-11:00

    Coffee/Tea Break

    11:00-11:45

    Sardis among the Seven Churches

    11:45-12:30

    Thyatira among the Seven Churches

    12:30-13:30

    Lunch at hotel

    13:30-13:45

    Worship songs

    13:45-14:30

    Philadelphia among the Seven Churches

    14:30-15:00

    Coffee break

    15:00-15:45

    Laodicea among the Seven Churches

    16:00-17:30

    Optional tour to Claros (tell us in advance if you wish to join this tour)

    19:00-20:00

    Dinner at hotel

    Jun 8 Thu
    Pergamum & Thyatira Tour

    06:45-07:45

    Breakfast

    07:45-09:45

    Drive to Bergama

    09:45-12:15

    Pergamum tour of Acropolis and Red Basilica

    12:15-13:45

    Lunch in Bergama or Akhisar

    13:45-14:45

    Drive to site

    14:45-15:45

    Thyatira tour

    16:00-17:30

    Main Tour participants return to Aria Claros hotel for dinner.

    19:00-20:00

    Dinner at hotel

    20:15-21:00

    Closing ceremony – Mark Wilson, Levent Oral, sharing of memories by participants

    Jun 9 Fri
    Sardis – Philadelphia – Laodicea– Izmir or Pamukkale

    06:00-06:50

    Breakfast

    07:00-08:15

    Departure from hotel

    08:15-10:15

    Sardis tour

    10:15-11:00

    Drive to Alaşehir

    11:00-11:30

    Philadelphia tour: Church of St. John

    11:30-12:45

    Drive to Denizli

    12:45-13:45

    Lunch

    14:00-16:00

    Laodicea tour

    16:00-19:30

    GSM participants and post-tour participants return to Aria Claros hotel for dinner.

    16:00-18:00

    Gulet Boat participants visit Hierapolis.

    19:00-20:00

    Dinner and overnight at Doğa Thermal Hotel in Karahayıt

    Jun 10 Sat
    Departures for return home

    07:00-09:30

    Breakfast - Transfer to Izmir airport for departure *Please give us your departure flight information

    Rates

    $1,590 Per Person in Double Occupancy $300 Single Room Supplement

    Hotel
    Aria Claros
    Beach & Spa Resort

    İzmir Avenue, No:104
    Ozdere - İzmir
    Turkey

    www.ariaclaros.com

    Including

    6 nights at First Class hotel in Ozdere-Izmir Daily breakfast and 6 dinners 5 Lunches Entrance fees to all sites as per itinerary English–speaking licensed tour guide throughout the itinerary Transfers & transportation by private motorcoach with A/C Personalized certificate of participation Attendance to all meetings Service charges and local taxes

    Excluding

    All flights Drinks (other than bottled water) Tips to tour guides and drivers All personal expenses, Travel and Health Insurances, any otheritem not mentioned above TURKISH VISA: Participants are responsible for checking theirown countries’ visa regulations to Turkey at www.evisa.gov.tr Optional Pre-Tour and Optional Post-Tour PCR test necessary for return flight

    Registration

    Groups: Mrs. Erin Dailey erin@tutkutours.com Individuals : Ms. Sema Ankaralı info@tutkutours.com You can also register through this link: https://secure.tutkutours.com/tours/GSM2023

     
  • Gulet Extension
    Jun 10 Sat
    Pamukkale – Colossae - Myra – Embark Gulet Boat

    07:00-08:00

    Breakfast

    08:00-09:15

    Stop at Colossae

    09:15-13:15

    Drive to Demre

    13:15- 14:30

    Lunch

    14:30-16:30

    Visit Myra’s St. Nicholas Church and theater; then synagogueand museum of Andriake

    16:30

    Board GULET BOAT at Andriake Harbor - Kekova area

    June 11 Sun
    Underwater city and Simena visits; travel to nearby anchorage
    June 12 Mon
    Travel to Kas, Antiphellos
    June 13 Tue
    Travel to Kalkan - visit to Patara-Xanthos-Letoon
    June 14 Wed
    Travel to Gemiler Island also called St. Nicholas Siland
    June 15 Thu
    Visit St. Nicholas island; travel to anchorage in Gulf of Fethiye
    June 16 Fri
    Hike to Lydai and Kleopatra baths; overnight at anchorage
    June 17 Sat
    Disembark in Fethiye, drive to Izmir. Visit a site on the way. Overnight Izmir.
    June 18 Sun
    Transfer to Izmir Airport (ADB) for departure.
    Rates

    $1,990 Per Person in Double Occupancy $590 Single Room Supplement

    Including

    7 nights at GULET BOAT - a private sailing vesse 1 night at Moevenpick Hotel Izmir Sightseeing as per the itinerary Roundtrip escorted transfers Daily breakfast, 8 dinners and 8 lunches at Gulet Boat Transportation by A/C bus, or A/C van depending on the size of the group English speaking professional tour guide throughout the tour All Entry fees to the sites & museums Portage at hotels Tips to the hotel and restaurant staff Service charges & local taxes

    Excluding

    Flights Drinks and meals which are not listed at the itinerary All personal expenses Turkish Visa Fee www.evisa.gov.tr Tips to the tour guide and driver

    Registration

    Groups: Mrs. Erin Dailey erin@tutkutours.com Individuals : Ms. Sema Ankaralı info@tutkutours.com You can also register through this link: https://secure.tutkutours.com/tours/GSM2023

     

Produced by: BlueGospelScripts.org

Current, Past & Future Meetings
This one-week program is the most comprehensive meeting and visitation of the Seven Cities of Revelation ever organized.
Participant Countries
  • canada
  • peru
  • france
  • guatemela
  • philippines
  • south africa
  • south korea
  • switzerland
  • turkey
  • ukranine
  • UK
  • USA
  • john doe
Who is Invited?

Everyone! This meeting aims to promote the Seven Cities of Revelation to the Global Church. World-class scholars and Christian ministers will share their wisdom at a level accessible to students, and church members alike. If you are interested in visiting and learning more about the Seven Cities of Revelation, then you are invited to the Global Smyrna Meeting.

Izmir (ancient Smyrna) is located in the heart of the Seven Cities. By staying in Izmir, we can visit all the Seven Cities on day trips.

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Seven Cities of Revelation

Ancient City Plans

Souvenirs

Silk Carpet

Silk Carpet

Material: Silk, Width: 23” x Height 10”
Price: $6,000 by special order
(delivery in 6 months)

T-shirt

Premium Unisex T-shirt

Colors white; 100% Cotton; Machine wash cold with like colors, dry low heat, Size:Medium, X-Large, 3XL
Price: $6

Fish Plaque

Seven Churches Fish Plaque

This is a hand crafted and laser cut Seven Churches Logo made of wood. Material: Composite Wood, Width: 6.7". All participants get a free plaque.

Certificate

Global Smyrna Meeting Certificate

All participants get a free certificate.

Backpack

Backpack

All participants get a free backpack.

maps

Maps

All participants get free Archaeology Map of Turkey and Izmir Tourist Map

Contact

Groups: Mrs. Erin Dailey erin@tutkutours.com
Individuals: Ms. Sema Ankaralı info@tutkutours.com