Explore two of Turkey’s most famous Greco-Roman/Byzantine cities – Ephesus and Hierapolis. Travel in the footsteps of Cleopatra and soak in the same waters she bathed in. Marvel at the iconic city of Ephesus , a superb example of Roman architecture and town planning. Prepare to be bedazzled by the glistening terraces of Pammukale, one of nature’s triumphs.
Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Istanbul (By Plane)
Our private car will pick you up from your hotel at around 5.00 am and transfer you to the airport for your flight to Izmir(Ephesus). Flights may leave from either Ataturk or Sahiba Gokcen Airports depending on day of departure at approximately 07.00. Flights will arrive at approximately 8.00 at Izmir Airport. Our guide will be waiting for you holding a sign as you exit the arrivals hall. They will transfer you to our office in Selçuk (Ephesus) where you will have breakfast. After breakfast at your hotel, and check-out, 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, and check-out, we will leave will join our full day Pammukale Tour. You will have an unforgettable day wandering ancient Roman ruins, Heiropolis, and bathing in the natural heated mineral springs at Pammukale. 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. We will then transfer you to Denizli Airport (Private transfer takes 1 hour) for the flight back to Istanbul. The flight time will be dependent on your program and will be between 19:00 -22:30. Please contact us if you would like us to organise connecting flights on your behalf. Arrive in Istanbul (Sabiha or Atatürk) and transfer back to hotel.
B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner