2 Days Ephesus Pamukkale Tour From Istanbul
2 Days 1 Night
Departs Every Day
Ephesus and Pamukkale
Day 1 - Ephesus Tour (Lunch included)
Early morning you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the airport to take your flight to Izmir. When you arrive at Istanbul Airport, self-check-in is required. After self-check-in, you will take your boarding pass to take your flight. Upon your arrival at Izmir Airport, you will be picked up by our driver who waits for you at the exit gate. You will be directly transferred from the airport and join your Ephesus Tour. Here, you will start your tour by visiting Artemis Temple which is also known for being one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. After that, you will be visiting Ephesus Ancient City, Celcius Library, Hadrian Temple, Hamams, Theater, and Old Harbor one by one. At midday, you will have a lunch break in the restaurant. Your last visiting stop will be the House of the Virgin Mary. This is the place where the Virgin Mary spent her last years of life. The Vatican recognized this place as a pilgrimage centre. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to your Kusadasi hotel to enjoy your free time and overnight stay.
Day 2 - Pamukkale Tour (Breakfast & Lunch included)
After you had your breakfast at the hotel, our guide will pick you up around 07:30-08:00 am to get you to join your Pamukkale-Hierapolis Tour. Pamukkale area has hot water resources, and travertines are one of these sources. Travertines have terraces of carbonate minerals as a result of the flowing water. Because this beauty seems like cotton, it is called ‘Cotton Castle- Pamukkale’ by native people. After experiencing the beauty of travertines, you will visit Hierapolis Ancient City which is also categorised as a Unesco World Heritage Site. This place used to be visited by people who want to soothe their ailments during their retirement and even die there. If you want to boost your mood and refresh yourself, you can walk on terraces or swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool. This swimming experience you will have in Cleopatra Swimming Pool is optional. Afternoon, you will have a break for lunch in the restaurant.
At the end of the tour, you will be picked up by our driver and transferred to the airport for your flight to Istanbul. Upon your arrival at Istanbul airport, you will be transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Hotels with breakfast
Domestic flights (15kg baggage allowance)
Airport transfers mentioned on the itinerary
Lunch on tours (Besides standard Turkish meal, special meals as vegetarian, vegan, halal options are also available)
Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
Professional English-speaking guide
Drink during lunch
Economical Hotels Kusadasi Hotel: Istankoy Hotel / Sözer Hotel
Price: Per person 310 USD
Comfort Hotels Kusadasi Hotel: Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel / Carina Hotel / Efe Boutique Hotel
Price: Per person 345 USD
High Class Hotels Kusadasi Hotel: Double Tree by Hilton / Carisma Deluxe Hotel / La Vista Boutique Hotel
Price: Per person 395 USD
Hot air ballon is optional extra
Max group size is 15 people
The quoted price of this tour covers accommodations in hotels as mentioned above or in similar quality hotels.