Experience the Treasures of Turkey

2 Day Program, Ephesus and Pamukkale

Travel from Istanbul to the rich history and stunning architecture of Ephesus, to the surreal landscapes of Pamukkale and Hierapolis.

Including
* Accommodation in a 4-5-star sea-front hotel & deluxe cave hotel in Cappadocia.
* All admissions, transfers, guiding and logistics, all domestic flight tickets included
* Option to customize and return to different city at the end is available.

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Daily Tour Program

Day 1 – Exploring Ephesus / Overnight in Kusadasi – (L/D)
Early in the morning, meet up with the driver, transfer to Istanbul airport
– 1 hour flight to Izmir
Upon arrival, meet your knowledgeable guide who will accompany you throughout the day.
Depart for Ephesus, a remarkable ancient city that was once a thriving center of Roman civilization. As you enter the site, step back in time and explore its well-preserved streets, grand monuments, and intricate architecture. Marvel at the intricate mosaics, admire the towering facade of the Library of Celsus, and imagine life in this bustling city.
Visit the Great Theater, the largest ancient theater in Anatolia, where performances and gladiator fights once entertained the masses. Stand at its center stage, envisioning the crowds that once filled the seats.
Afterwards, make your way to the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Learn about the historical and cultural importance of this awe-inspiring sanctuary dedicated to the Greek goddess Artemis. Admire the remnants of this magnificent structure, which now serve as a testament to the past.
Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, savoring traditional Turkish cuisine and local flavors.
After lunch, explore the Ephesus Museum, where you can admire a collection of artifacts and sculptures that were discovered in and around Ephesus. Gain a deeper understanding of the society and culture that once thrived in this ancient city.
Finally, return to your hotel in Kusadasi, check in,
Dinner served in the hotel from 19:30 to 21:30 pm
Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 2 – Pamukkale, and Hierapolis / Flight to Istanbul – (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel (Served from 07-09 am )
Begin your day with a convenient pickup from your hotel & Depart for Pamukkale, known as the “Cotton Castle” due to its dazzling white terraces formed by mineral-rich water cascading down the mountainside. Enjoy a scenic drive through the picturesque Turkish countryside, capturing stunning views along the way.
Upon arrival, explore the unique natural wonders of Pamukkale. Take off your shoes and stroll barefoot on the calcium terraces, experiencing the warm healing waters. Marvel at the surreal landscape of terraces and travertine formations, which have been shaped over thousands of years.
Next, visit the ancient city of Hierapolis, located on top of Pamukkale. Discover the fascinating history of this UNESCO World Heritage Site as you explore its well-preserved ruins. Visit the Roman amphitheater, the Temple of Apollo, and the Necropolis, with its impressive collection of sarcophagi.
After lunch, you’ll have free time to relax and leisurely explore Pamukkale further.
You can take a dip in the thermal pools or visit the Hierapolis Archaeology Museum to gain a deeper understanding of the ancient city’s rich history.


After the tour we will provide a transfer to Pamukkale/Denizli Airport and put you on a short domestic flight back to Istanbul.
Transfer to your hotel
Arriving in Istanbul will mark the end of this program.


Note: This itinerary can be customized to suit your preferences and interests.
You may choose to add additional stops or extend your time at any particular site.

Program ends

From $….. US Dollars per person
Contact us with your travel dates & number of guest, to get accurate price information

Includes
* Hotel accommodation in Kusadasi (Deluxe 5-star Sea-side hotel) 1 night
* All land transfers with comfortable vehicles
* All of the meals mentioned in the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch & D-dinner)
* Professional, English-speaking tour guides during the tours
* Admissions to Ephesus and Pamukkale sites
* Domestic flight tickets from Izmir to Cappadocia
* Domestic flight tickets from Pamukkale to Istanbul
* All the fuel, toll roads, parking fees during all the transfers
* All taxes and service charges

Excludes
* Drinks with meals
* Travel Insurance
* Tips

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