6 Days Ankara Ephesus Pamukkale Istanbul Tours
Tour from Ankara to Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Istanbul
Day 1: Ankara – Izmir – Kusadasi
Fly from Ankara capital to Izmir. Upon arrival to Izmir. Met on arrival at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport and transfer to hotel in Kusadasi. Rest of the day is free. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 2 – Pamukkale Tour (Breakfast, Lunch)
Breakfast & Check out from the hotel.
08.00 – 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 suits with you.
At the end of the Pamukkale tour, return back to the hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 3 – Ephesus Tour – Fly to Istanbul (Breakfast, Lunch)
Pick up from the hotel early in the morning and transfer to airport. You fly to Izmir. Arrival to Izmir airport and met by our travel team. Transfer to Ephesus and meet with our local tour guide.
Ancient Ephesus & Virgin Mary 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 airport and fly to Istanbul. Arrival to Istanbul and transfer to hotel. Check into the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4: Istanbul Byzantine & Ottoman Tour (Breakfast, Lunch)
Breakfast at hotel. You will be collected from the hotel for historical Istanbul Old City Tour.
Visiting: Hagia Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace Museum, Sultans Tombs. At the end of the historical tour, transfer you back to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 5: Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise Tour (Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel. You will have free morning and leisure.You are going to be picked up from the hotel at 13:30 pm for Istanbul bus, boat cruise sightseeing, and cable car tour combination. Istanbul Bosphorus cruise tour is covering the natural part by boat cruising on the coastline of Istanbul to discover the Asia and Europe shores together. Continue to drive to Golden Horn to the top of Pierre Loti Hill for the very nice view of Golden Horn and take Cable Car down. At the end of the tour, transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 6: Transfer to Airport for Fly Home (Breakfast)
Breakfast & Check out before 12:00 pm, free Time. According to your flight departure time, pick you up from the hotel and transfer to the airport. Tour ends. End of our services.