3 Days Ephesus, Pergamom & Pamukkale Tour by Plane :
Day 1: Flight to Izmir, Full Day Ephesus Tour 05:00 Pick up from your hotel in Istanbul and transfer to Ataturk domestic airport.
05:30 Arrival at Ataturk Domestic airport for flight from Istanbul to Izmir
07:00 Flight from Istanbul to Izmir
07:55 Arrival at Izmir airport. Upon arrival you will be picked up at the Izmir airport and transferred to Selcuk. In Selcuk you will meet your professional tour guide to begin your Ephesus full day tour You will first visit the Temple of Artemis which was once one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world.
Next you will visit the world famous ancient Greco- Roman City of Ephesus, the most well preserved example in the world. After visiting this impressive site, you will have a break for lunch. After lunch you will visit the House of Virgin Mary, where it is believed she spent her last days. This is a holy place for both Christians and Muslims. Afterwards you will visit the Isabey Mosque. After the tour transfer to your hotel in Kusadasi .
Day 2: Full Day Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour, Flight to Istanbul
After breakfast at 08:30am pick up from your hotel. We will drive to Pamukkale about 3 hours. In Pamukkale, we will see the Cotton Cliffs, one of the natural wonders of the world formed by deposits of calcareous salts. Also you will visit the ancient ruins of the City of Hierapolis with its basilica, theatre and Roman Baths. As an option, you may choose to swim in the Pamukkale antique pools.
Overnight in Kusadasi…
Day 3: Full Day Pergamon Tour with overnight in Kusadasi
After your breakfast, around 09:00 am pick up from your hotel for Pergamon tour. Visiting the Acropolis which was once the cultural center of the Hellenistic Period. It had a very famous library, as big as the one in Alexandria. It also had a famous school of architecture, perfect government buildings and monuments, including the world famous Zeus Altar.
It also played an important role during the beginning of Christianity in the Roman Period, and one of the Seven Churches of the Revelations is located here.
After the Acropolis you will visit the Ascelepion, which was dedicated to the God of Good Health, “Asklepion”. This was an important medical center where people received medical treatments such as massages, mud baths, drinking of the sacred waters and the use of herbs and ointments.
Diagnosis was often by dr At the end of the tour around approximately 5:00 pm, transfer to Izmir or Denizli airport for your return flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival you will be picked-up from the airport and transferred to your hotel in Istanbul.
- All airport transfers in Istanbul / Izmir / Istanbul
- Round trip domestic flight tickets
- 3 full days tour (private)
- 2 night accommodation in a Hotel with breakfast
- English speaking tour guide (private)
- A/C mercedes minibus (private)
- Museum Tickets