Ephesus and Pamukkale tour from Istanbul to discover two best-preserved Roman cities in Agean Cost of Turkey. You will be accompanied by our professional tour guide to visit Ephesus Ancient City, Celsus Library, the Great Theater, Artemis Temple, Virgin Mary House, Cascade Pool, Travertines, Hiarepolis, Ancient Theatre
- Things to see: Ephesus Ancient City, Celsus Library, the Great Theater, Artemis Temple, Virgin Mary House, Cascade Pool, Travertines, Hiarepolis, Ancient Theatre.
- Learn about the history of the ancient site from a professional guide.
- See Pamukkale’s bright white travertine terraces with your guide
- Explore the best-preserved classical city in the Eastern Mediterranean.
- Includes tour from Istanbul, two ways air ticket from/to Istanbul, lunch, transportation, guide, entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
What to Expect
Day 1 – Istanbul to Ephesus ( Ephesus Tour )
Pick up from your hotel in Istanbul by air-conditioned non-smoking tour coaches early in the morning. Transfer to airport in Istanbul. Fly to Izmir, Pick up from Izmir Airport. Start to Full day Ephesus Tour.
Visiting the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Following this, we will make our way to Ephesus which was one of the most important cultural centers of the ancient word. Visiting Ephesus ruins, Odeon, Library of Celsus and the Theatre which is still in use today for concerts. As we walk through this ancient site you will notice the streets paved with marble which gives a hint to this city`s great wealth many years ago. Our last stop is House of the Virgin Mary where it is believed that she arrived with Saint John 4-6 years after the death of Christ and spent her final days. Return back to the hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 2 – Pamukkale Tour
08:00 am pick up from the reception and depart for the tour. Visiting Pamukkale “Cotton Castle”, once known as Hierapolis, famous for healing thermal/ mineral baths and beautiful snow-white “petrified waterfalls”. After lunch, visiting Hierapolis, including the magnificently preserved Necropolis, the Main Street and Gates, the Thermal Baths, the Devil`s Hole, and the Masterpiece Theater.
After the tour transfer to airport. Fly back to Istanbul. After arriving transfer to your hotel in Istanbul. End of Service.
Services Included for Tour
- Domestic flights from/to Istanbul
- 1 Night hotel accommodation with breakfast
- Services of professionally licensed tour guide and service fee
- Lunch at the local restaurant
- All transfers from/to airport and your hotel mentioned in the itinerary
- All Entrance fees & Museum fees mentioned by the itineraries
- All local taxes and services
Tips and gratuities
Drinks at lunch