3 Days Istanbul to Ephesus and Pamukkale Tours
Istanbul to Ephesus and Pamukkale
1. Day – Flight from Istanbul to Izmir – Kusadasi
13:00 / 15:00 Flight from Istanbul to Izmir.
Please note that you are flexible on this day. According to your travel time frame, we can arrange your flight in the morning, noon, afternoon or late night from Istanbul to Izmir.
14:05 / 16:05 Upon arrival to Izmir. Met on arrival at the Izmir airport with your name sign by our travel team and drive to Kusadasi. Check into hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
2. Day – Ephesus Tour
Breakfast at the hotel.
You will be picked up right from your hotel by our travel team for guided Ephesus tour.
Ancient Ephesus & Virgin Mary House Tour
You will firstly visit the Temple of Artemis which was once one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Our next stop will be Ephesus ancient city. You are going to visit the world famous ancient the Greco-Roman City of Ephesus, the most well-preserved example in the world. After visiting this impressive site, we are going to have a break for lunch. After the lunch, you are going to visit the House of Virgin Mary, where it is believed she spent her last days. That is a holy place for both Christians and Muslims. Afterward, you are going to visit the Isabey Mosque. At end of the Ephesus tour, transfer to hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
3. Day – Pamukkale Tour – Istanbul
Breakfast at the hotel and Check out.
07:30 – Pick up from the hotel and meet with the local tour guide. Drive to Pamukkale for Pamukkale Calcium Terraces & Ancient City of Hierapolis tour.
Ancient Hierapolis & Pamukkale Tour
We will visit Pamukkale (Hierapolis), one of the most interesting places in the world, justly famous not only for the entrancing beauty of its unique geological formations but also for its historical remains. Hierapolis Ancient City, the Necropolis (cemetery) of Hierapolis which is one of the biggest ancient cemeteries in Anatolia with 1.200 graves, Roman Bath, Domitian Gate, the Main Street, Byzantine Gate.Calcium Terraces, The terraces were formed by running warm spring water, at a temperature of 35 °C / 102 °F containing calcium bicarbonate.
** Swimming in ancient thermal spring pool of Pamukkale is possible with extra charge if you are planning to swim please bring your swimming suites with you.
At the end of the Pamukkale tour, transfer to airport for flight back to Istanbul.
18:45 / 19:55 – Flight to Istanbul
(Flight departure time may change according to season and availability)
19:55 / 21:15 – Upon arrival to Istanbul. Tour Ends.
Return Flight Tickets from Istanbul
Ephesus Guided Tour
2 Nights Hotel Accommodation with Breakfast
Pamukkale Guided Tour
Guiding Service on the Tours
Entrance Fees to the sights in the tours
Lunches at the local restaurant
Transportations as mentioned in program
Parking and Road tolls
Drinks at the lunch
Entrance Fee to Thermal Pool in Pamukkale
Optional Istanbul Activities
Exact pickup time will be given at the time of booking.
You are kindly requested to present yourself at the departure point 30 minutes prior the pre-advised departure time.
Comfortable shoes and a hat is recommended as shade is limited in summer time.
The order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion.