EPHESUS PAMUKKALE TOURS

2 DAYS EPHESUS PAMUKKALE HIERAPOLIS TOUR BY FLIGHT

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HIGHLIGHTS: • The Temple of Artemis • Ancient City of Ephesus (Theatre, Celsius Library, Agora, Odeon, Domitianus Temple, Trajan Fountain, Roman Latrine) • Virgin Mary House • Pamukkale • Ancient City of Hierapolis (Necropolis, Domitian Gate, Byzantine Gate, Roman Bath)

Price: from 279 Euro per person

Included: Transfer to / from Istanbul Airport, round trip domestic flight tickets (economy class), shuttle from Izmir Airport, 1 night accommodation, 2 daily city tours, shuttle to Denizli Airport, 2 lunches, entrance fees, all local transportations, professional guides

Excluded: Drinks at lunch, personal expenses

We also offer an overnight bus option instead of flight in the same itinerary. Please check: 2 Days Ephesus Pamukkale Hierapolis Tour by bus

DAY 1 - EPHESUS - VIRGIN MARY HOUSE - THE TEMPLE OF ARTEMIS TOUR (L)
Transfer from your hotel in Istanbul to Istanbul Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport to catch an early flight (around 07:00am) to Izmir. Pick up from Izmir Airport and shuttle transfer to Ephesus.

We will start visiting the Virgin Mary‘s House which is located on the top of the "Bulbul" Mountain. After that, we will drive to Ephesus Ancient Site to see the Odeon, Agora, Domitianus Temple, Roman Latrine, Theatre, The Fountain of Trajan, the stream baths of Scholastic, the temple of Hadrian, impressive library of Ephesus (Celsius Library) and the Grand Theatre where Saint Paul preached.

After lunch, we will continue to the Temple of Artemis (Diana) to see little remains of the temple. Return to your hotel around 17:00.

Accommodation in Kusadasi

Pick up from your hotel around 08:00. Then, we will drive to Pamukkale. We will visit the north gate of Hierapolis ancient city, the Necropolis (cemetery) with over 1.200 graves, Roman Bath, Domitian Gate, the Main Street, and Byzantine Gate. After that, we will continue to natural part of Pamukkale. We walk down on walking path while 35ºC Spring water flowing around your feet.

You will have free time for relaxing in the ancient Cleopatra’s pool (entrance fee is not included in the tour price), where you can swim amongst Roman ruins. Please take your towel, sunglasses and swimming suit. The tour finishes around 16:00.

Ephesus, Pamukkale and Hierapolis are in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Shuttle transfer to Denizli Airport to catch an evening flight to Istanbul (if you prefer to book a flight ticket by your own, the flight time should be after 18:30pm).

Pick up from Istanbul Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport and transfer back to your hotel in Istanbul.

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PRICE DETAILS:

             Sozer Hotel - standard room           
or similar 
 279 Euro per person
single suppliment is 65 Euro 

            Ilayda Hotel - standard room           
 Derici Hotel - standard room
 or similar 
 295 Euro per person
single suppliment is 70 Euro  

Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel - standard room 
     Efe Boutique Hotel - standard room       
or similar 
 310 Euro per person
single suppliment is 80 Euro  

         Charisma Hotel - standard room        
Suhan 360 - standard room
 or similar 
 339 Euro per person
single suppliment is 90 Euro   

NOTES
• Hotels are based on bed and breakfast. Check in time is 14:00 and check out time is 11:00.
• All tours are regular. Please contact us for private tour options.
• You can make any change on the programme,  if our programs are not suitable for you. We can work together on your itinerary
• Programmes may change due to bad weather conditions.
• We may not offer these prices for last minute reservations and in festivals. The prices are subject to availability of economy class (V) domestic flight tickets for the requested tour date. Flight fares can be changed depending on the low / high season as well as making the reservations in advance. Please let us know your travel dates to check flight fares.


ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES
Balloon Tour in Pamukkale 
Tandem Paragliding in Pamukkale 

Temple of Artemis was a Greek Temple, dedicated to Artemis who was the daughter of Zeus and was the goddess of the hunt, wild animals, and wilderness. This temple was one of the Seven Wonders of The World.
Ephesus Theatre's capacity was 25.000 spectators, used for dramas in antique-greek times and gladiator combats in Roman times.
Celsus Library was built by Celsus' son. 12.000 documents (scrolls) had served in this Library in its time.
Odeon was a small theater which had 1.500 spectators capacity and built by Vedius Antonius and his wife for plays and concerts in 150 AD
Domitianus Temple was one of the largest temple in the city. There was the store rooms on the west side.
Trajan Fountain was built by Emperor Trajan. Giant statue of Emperor Trajan was located in the center niche
Roman Latrine was the public toilets which were in the same room without separation.
Virgin Mary House was believed by many Christians that Virgin Mary lived in this house as well as St John.
Hierapolis is located on the top of a hill. Since the ancient time, this city was the hot spring (spa) center. The ancient city of Hierapolis consists of the theatre, Temple of Apollo, Antique Pool, The Bath, Cleopatra's Pool, Necropolis and, Hierapolis Archeology Museum.
White Travertines is formed by Calcium Carbonate. When the thermal spring water is flowing, it leaves the Calcium Carbonate on the surface of the travertine. In the beginning it is like a gel, then it gets harder and becomes cotton-shaped white travertine.