Ephesus&Pamukkale Tour - 3ng/4days
Starting From EUR 225

Tour Information

This is a 2 day tour package from Istanbul to visit Ephesus and Pamukkale. The tour include return bus tickets with major companies, 2 full day tours with lunch, 4 star hotel stay and all land transport. The tour is available through the whole year.

This is a 2 day tour package from Istanbul to visit Ephesus and Pamukkale. The tour include return bus tickets with major companies that run A/C intercity buses w/ semi-reclining seats, 2 full day tours with lunch, 4 star hotel stay and all land transport. The tour is available through the whole year. The tours are in English with small groups at sites. The tours including visits to Ephesus ancient city, Diana Temple, House of Virgin Mary, Isa Bey Mosque, Pamukkale Travertines and Hierapolis ancient city . 

 

Day 1: Departure from Istanbul: You will take the bus company’s shuttle service to Esenler Bus station departing at around 20:00, then take the overnight bus to Selcuk Bus Station departing at around 21:30. The journey takes around 9 hours. 

 

Day 2: Ephesus Ancient City and Virgin Mary's House Tour: Upon your arrival at Selcuk, you will be greeted at the bus station and transferred to meet the rest of the group for full day Ephesus Ancient City and Virgin Mary´s House Tour. You will visit Temple of Artemis (Diana), the site of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, Ephesus which is known to be the Commercial, the Religious and the Social Center of Antiquity, and one of the Highlights of any Visit in Turkey. After lunch, you will visit House of Virgin Mary, probably where She spent recent years of Her life; Isa Bey Mosque, this impressive mosque from XIV. Century A.D. is unlike any other you will see in this country. After the tour, at around 16:30, you will be transferred to your hotel in Kusadasi. Accommodation in Kusadasi. (lunch on the tour)

 

Day 3: Pamukkale Travertines and Hierapolis Ancient City Tour: (check out from hotel in the morning) You will be picked up from your hotel at around 08:15 for the tour of Pamukkale Travertines and Hierapolis Ancient City, which is the center of natural thermal spring waters with healing properties. Due to the chemical properties in the water, pure white colored travertines and stepped water terraces have been created on the mountain slope. It is for its resemblance to cotton piles that it is called ´Cotton Castle´ in Turkish.  Then Visit the travertines and the ancient city of Hierapolis which has the biggest Necropolis with 1200 gravestones in Anatolia. Also, The Sacred Pool also is one of the highlights of the site. There, shallow thermal waters ripple over a wonderful scattering of ancient Roman ruins that lie beneath. After the tour, you will be transferred to Denizli Bus station to take 20:00 overnight bus to Istanbul which takes around 12 hours. (breakfast at hotel, lunch on the tour)

 

Day 4: Arrival to Istanbul: You will arrive at Istanbul Esenler Bus station at around 7:00. Upon your arrival, you may use the public transportation to get to Ataturk Airport or Sultanahmet area.

 

Price :
240 EUR per person in double/twin room.

We offer a 5% discount for cash payments.

 

Tour Price Includes
Accommodation in 4* hotels or similar boutique hotels
Meal services during the tour noted in the itinerary above
Transportation with A/C vehicles
Professional licensed guidance services
Entrance fees to the sites visited during the tours
Round trip bus tickets

 

Tour Price Excludes
Personal expenses
Dinner
Tips (optional)