Once you've booked your cruise, click on "Log In to My NCL" and enter your user name and password. If you are a new user, create an account. Once you're logged in, you should see a summary of your booked cruise(s). Click the button for "Shore Excursions". If this button is not clickable, you may need to wait at least 60 days prior to your vacation date. Once you get to the Shore Excursions shopping page, you should see each port city offering Shore Excursions for every day of your cruise itinerary. Click through each port city to get more info and pre-book excursions for each guest you’re traveling with. You can also call 1-866-625-1167 if you have any questions.
Drive through the Turkish countryside along a hilly road to arrive at the House of Virgin Mary, the site where the Blessed Virgin is reputed to have spent the last years of her life. Your guide will read related Bible pages in the courtyard and you’ll spend time at this holy pilgrimage shrine. After this special experience, you’ll visit the site where the Temple of Artemis once stood. This wonder of the Ancient World is today considered as a place for holy pilgrimage.
You'll also visit the ruins of the Basilica of St. John. Here you’ll find many frescoes, mosaics, and graceful columns to attest to the glory that marked the place where St. John the Evangelist, lived and died. Before returning to your ship, you’ll stop at a small Turkish village where you can learn about and shop for Turkish handicrafts and art, as well as enjoy a Biblical lunch of foods cited in the Bible.
Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods of time; can involve uneven or steep terrain or swimming in a light current. Recommended only for physically fit and adventurous travelers.