Troy Ephesus and Pamukkale Tours
Pick up from your hotel and we depart from Istanbul early in the morning to Troy. On the same day, we are going to do Troy guided tour and continue to Izmir. You will be transferred to Kusadasi after to arrive in Izmir bus station. Your hotel will be in Kusadasi town. Which is only 15 km away from the ancient city. The second day, you will have Ephesus guided tour. Ephesus tour included Virgin Mary House, Ephesus ancient city, Temple of Artemis and Isabey Mosque. Drive to Pamukkale on the last day and do Pamukkale and Ancient City of Hierapolis tour. Finally, fly back to Istanbul.
3 Days Istanbul to Troia Ephesus and Pamukkale Tours
Day 1 – Istanbul – Troia Tour – Kusadasi
06.30 – Pick up from hotel in Taksim, Besiktas, Sisli, and Karakoy region
07:00 – Pick up from the hotel in Sultanahmet, Beyazid, Sirkeci, Laleli, and Aksaray.
07.15 – Pick up from the hotel in Ataturk Airport region.
08.30 – Have a stop for breakfast
11.45 – Arrive in Eceabat and have lunch.
12.50 – Depart for Troy Tour. Take a ferry to Canakkale on Dardanelles. Arrival to Canakkale and drive to Troia Ancient City.
Troy Ancient City Tour
On Troia tour you will visit and hear about:
The Trojan Horse which was used in the movie Troy
Helen of Troy
The Trojan Wars
Battle between Achilles and Hector
The Trojan Horse which is in the Ancient City
The 3200 years old city walls of Troy VI and VII
The East gate of VI (VIP entrance of Troy VI)
The Temple of Athena
Walls of Troy II and Megaron House
The ramp of Troy II
Walls of Troy I (The oldest ruins of Troy)
The trench of Schliemann
The Scaean Gate
Sanctuary (Sacrificing Altars)
Odeon (Music theater)
The Gate of Troy VI (Where possibly the tricky wooden horse was taken)
South gate of Troy VI
Ruins of Agora (Marketplace)
17.30 – End of the Troia tour. Transfer to Canakkale bus station for the bus to Izmir.
18.45 – Depart from Canakkale for Izmir.
23.30 – Arrival to Izmir bus station. Met on arrival at the bus station by our travel team and drive to Kusadasi. Check into hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 2 – Ephesus Tour
Breakfast at the hotel.
08.30 – Our Travel team will collect you right from the hotel for fully guided Ephesus tour.
Ancient City of Ephesus & House of 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 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 the end of the Ephesus tour, transfer you back to the hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 3: Pamukkale Tour – Flight to Istanbul
Breakfast & Check out from the hotel.
08:00 am – 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
After breakfast, pick up from the hotel then we will drive to Pamukkale. There 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 spring pool of Pamukkale is possible with extra charge if you are planning to swim please bring your swimming suites with you. At end of the Pamukkale tour, transfer to airport for the flight back to Istanbul.
19.40 – Flight to Istanbul
(Please note that flight departure time can be changed according to availability)
20.50 – Arrival back to Istanbul. You will be met at the airport in Istanbul by our travel team and transferred from the airport to your hotel. End of our tour services.