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Roman Footsteps 3 Nights 2 Days
Type: Package Tour
Operated: Everyday
Guided in: English, Spanish
Departs From: Istanbul
Meeting Point: Company Office
Starting Time: 18:30
Duration: 3 Nights 2 Days
Ending Location: 07:30
Tour Code: TT1158
Highlights

Follow the footsteps of the ancient Greeks and Romans and discover the amazing ruins of Ephesus and the famous travertine pools of Pammukale.  Dream of ancient Roman civilizations, see how they lived, walk the cobblestone pathways to their immense libraries and amphitheaters, see how they buried their dead. Follow the steps of Cleopatra and bath in the same springs that she lay in. A fascinating trip for those who love history.

Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Istanbul (By Bus)

Tour Details

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Make your own way to our office by 20.00 for shuttle transfer to bus station for 21.30 overnight bus to Izmir (Ephesus). The bus journey will take approximately 9 hours.

You will arrive in the main bus station in Izmir at 07.30. Please take the free shuttle bus to Selcuk (Ephesus) where our guide will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name and organise the transfer to your hotel. After breakfast at your hotel you will depart at 09.30 for a full day Ephesus tour. The tour includes the iconic remains of Ephesus with its famous library and amphitheater and a visit to the House of the Virgin Mary, reputedly her final home. The tour will end at around 16.30 and we will transfer you to your boutique hotel in Kusadasi or Selcuk. You will have free time to discover the town and its many fish cafes.

After breakfast we will leave at 08.30 for Pamukkale (3 hours). After some lunch we will join our full day Pammukale Tour. You will have an unforgettable day wandering ancient Roman ruins and bathing in the natural heated mineral springs. You will have free time to spend in Cleopatra’s Pool, swimming between the sunken Roman columns, or looking around the town and having some dinner. At 21.00 we will transfer you from our office to the bus station for the trip back to Istanbul (approx. 10 hours).

The bus will arrive at approximately 07.30 at Istanbul’s main bus terminus. TOUR ENDS. You will be able to connect to the Metro system or take a taxi to the center.

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Please Note

Notes on bus travel in Turkey 

Travelling by bus is an affordable but comfortable option in Turkey. All buses are fully air-conditioned and include on-board entertainment and WIFI. Water, coffee, tea, cools drinks and complimentary snacks are provided at regular intervals. Buses stop on average every three hours at roadhouses for meal and toilet breaks. Roadhouses also sell snacks, small goods and other general items. Breaks will be between 15-30 minutes. Please note buses depart promptly. Toilets cost 1TL.

Hotels in Cappadocia;
Mystic Cave Hotel, Castle Cave Hotel, Roma Cave Suites, Göreme Village House Hotel
Hotels in Pamukkale;
Artemis Yörük Hotel, 4 Mevsim Hotel, Tripolis Hotel, Pam Thermal Hotel.


Tours for Max 17 pax

Inclusions

  • Professional English Speaking Guide
  • Hotels (B&B)
  • Lunch
  • Bus Tickets
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Air-conditioned transportation by Disinfected Tour Bus
  • V.A.T. (incl.)
  • Transfers,
  • Tax.

Exclusions

  • Dinner & Drinks
  • All personal expenses
  • All customary tips to drivers, guides and escorts are made at the travelers’ discretion
  • International airfare
  • Turkish Visa Fee

Booking Terms and Conditions

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 30 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Cancellations will be accepted in writing up to 48 hours before the tour departure with no charge,but last minute cancelations or no shows will be charged in full.Alternatively for any other services or for tailor-made itineraries and quotations, without obligation, just complete the Request Form or email us: info@travelinturkey.com - now for a fast response.