2 days Ephesus and Pamukkale tour from Istanbul
Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour from Istanbul,
Day 1: Istanbul to Izmir and Ephesus Tour(*L)
Around 05:00 am, pick up from your hotel in Istanbul and transfer to Ataturk Airport to take a flight (1hour) to Izmir from domestic terminal where you will do self check-in according to your flight time with your e-ticket just presenting your passport. On arrival in Izmir, you will be transferred to our agency and start full day tour of Ephesus tour with your guide joining your group. You will start your visit with one of the 7 wonders of ancient world; Artemis temple, city ruins of Ephesus as Hadrian Temple, Celcius library, theater, hamams, passing through old harbour path. Then you will feel the holy atmosphere of exceptional Isabey Mosque. You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant.
In the afternoon you will visit House of Virgin Mary where she spent her last 5 years, which is recognized by Vatican as pilgrimage destination for Christians, visited by Pope Leo XII and Benedict XVI.
End of the day transfer back to hotel and overnight stay in Kusadasi.
Day 2: Pamukkale and Hierapolis Tour(*B *L)
Around 08:00-08;30 am we will pick you up from your hotel and join your group for full day tour of Pamukkale meaning “cotton castle” in Turkish, is a natural site contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water with its temperate climate for most of the year. We will also visit the ancient city Hierapolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hot springs there have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BC, and people came to soothe their ailments, with many of them retiring or dying here. The large Necropolis is filled with sarcophagi, including the Sarcophagus of Marcus Aurelius. You will have also the chance to swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool.
You are going to have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. End of the tour we will transfer to Cardak Airport to take the flight (1hour 15min) to Istanbul. After arrival you will be transferred to your hotel in Istanbul.
End of our service.
If you would like to extend your stay with us, we will be happy to organize other beautiful destinations for you.
We hope to see you again!
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
Single traveler should pay 20 % extra for this trip.
Flights might be from Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen airport.
Connected flight to Izmir may land after midnight.
Due to weather conditions if your balloon tour is cancelled you will be totally reimbursed.
Kusadasi – Ilayda Hotel or Efe Boutique Hotel
Per person 275 euro with credit card and 260 euro with cash payment
Kusadasi Hotel- Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Per person 285 euro with credit card and 270 euro with cash payment
- All airport transfers
- Domestic flights
- 1 night hotel with breakfast
- 2 full day tour with entrance fees, guide and lunch
- Air conditioned vehicles
- Medical insurance
- Dinner and drinks
- Tip to guide or driver (Not obligation)