Two days in Ephesus and Pamukkale tour from Istanbul
If you want to visit the ancient city of Ephesus and Pamukkale Hierapolis during your holiday in Istanbul, Turkey, then two days from Ephesus and a tour of Pamukkale are the best option to discover the historical side of Turkey with our travel experts.
Day 1: Istanbul to Ephesus. The stay at Kusadasi.
Transfer from Istanbul hotel to airport to travel to Ephesus.
Meals included: lunch - dinner
05:00 You will be transferred from your hotel early morning to the airport in Istanbul.
07:00 Travel from Istanbul to Izmir for an Ephesus tour.
08:00 You will arrive at Izmir airport, our representative will meet you and transfer you to the ancient city of Ephesus to join Ephesus tour group.
09:00 The tour of Ephesus will begin after the meeting with the group and the tour guide.
Ephesus will take place as follows:
Ephesus tour, covering the remains of the Temple of Artemis, is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Next, we'll move on to the stunning main site of Ephesus, where the Roman-Greek city is nicely preserved. Highlights still existing among the ruins include the Centennial Library, the Agora, a theater, Odeon, Trajan's Fountain, the Domitianos Temple, and Roman baths. After lunch break, we will visit the house of the Virgin Mary. Where she spent her last days, and then we will go to the beautiful old village of Sirince, Sirince is a beautiful Ottoman city on top of a hill. After the tour, we will return to the hotel and the bed and breakfast at the 4 * hotel in Kusadasi.
Day 2: Pamukkale tour and Herpolis tour, transfer to Denizli airport.
Meals included: breakfast and lunch
After check-out, you will be taken from the hotel at 08:30 AM and directed (duration 3 hours) to Pamukkale and the old city of Hierapolis.
Today we will visit Pamukkale, the ancient city of Hierapolis, the Temple of Apollo, the picturesque theater, the fascinating Necropolis, and the last baths of the ancient city of Hierapolis where St. Philip was martyred. Saint Philip is associated with the ancient church in Hierapolis where he played an important role in Pamukkale in the city's history. We will also visit the city of Karahayt, known for its red waters and healing thermal springs. Finally, we will visit calcium balconies and swimming pools, and you will have time (about 1 hour) to swim in Cleopatra pool at an additional cost.
After the tour, transfer to Denizli Airport to travel from Denizli to Istanbul.
19:30 We fly from Denizli Airport to Istanbul.
20:40 Arriving in Istanbul, the staff will meet you at the airport and transfer to the hotel. End of services.
Ephesus package and Pamukkale tour from Istanbul are available by bus.