”2 Days Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour from Istanbul Package” starts from Istanbul and returns to Istanbul and takes 2 Days & 1 Night. Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour from Istanbul Package covers the most famous destinations of western Turkey; Ephesus Ancient City and Pamukkale Natural Springs! Includes Airport Transfers, Return Flight Tickets, Entrance Fees to the Museums, Licensed Local Guide, and Lunch. This package makes your Turkey Tours easy, and make you enjoy your Travel to Turkey!
DAY 01: EPHESUS RUINS & HOUSE OF THE VIRGIN MARY TOUR
Around 04:00 – 05:00 am, we are going to pick you up from your Istanbul Hotel which should be located in the Sultanahmet or Taksim regions. Then, transfer to the airport for your flight to Izmir(Ephesus). When you arrive to the airport, you make your self-check-in with the flight informations provided to you after you booked this tour and take your flight to Izmir(Ephesus). Upon arrival at Izmir Airport, our team will welcome you at the exit gate inside the domestic terminal where you will see our team holding a sign which is your name on it. Then there will be approximately an hour transfer distance to Ephesus, meet your group, and start this life-time experience.
This Tour covers the sights below;
- Ancient Ruins of Ephesus / House of the Virgin Mary / Temple of Artemis
- Isabey Mosque (Panoramic View) / Basilica of St. John (Panoramic View) / Selcuk Castle (Panoramic View)
During the tour, you will also have a chance to explore local handicraft comes from Turkish Tradition and have lunch in of the local restaurant. At the end of the tour, we will transfer you to your Hotel. Overnight stay in Kusadasi Town.
Day Includes: Flight Ticket | Group Tour | Entrance Fees | Lunch | Hotel Accommodation | Airport Transfer |
DAY 02: PAMUKKALE HOT SPRINGS & HIERAPOLIS ANCIENT CITY TOUR
Breakfast at the hotel and departure around 07:30 – 08:00 am. Drive 3 hrs for a full-day tour of Pamukkale Hot Springs & Hierapolis Ancient City.
Upon arrival at Pamukkale Village, we will visit Pamukkale which means “cotton castle” in Turkish; and it is a natural site containing hot springs and travertines. While exploring the Pamukkale Hot Springs, we will also see some ancient artifacts from the Hierapolis Ancient City. Which is located by the side of Pamukkale. The natural sources of Pamukkale have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BC, and people come to get some cure. At the end of the explanation given by your guide, you will have free time to swim or take some individual time around the Pamukkale Terraces. During your time you may swim in the white terraces of Pamukkale(no extra cost), or in the Cleopatra Pool/Antique Pool(have an additional charge by the facility of 50 Lira per person) filled with marble columns from the Roman temple of Apollo & Agora of the Ancient City Hierapolis.
At the end of the tour around 15:30 – 16:30, we will transfer you to the Airport with an hour’s drive and you will have your flight back to Istanbul. When you arrive at Istanbul Airport, we will meet you at the exit gate of Istanbul Airport where you will see our team holding a sign with your name written on it. Then transfer back to your Hotel in Istanbul.
End of your Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour, hope to welcome you again!
Day Includes: Flight Ticket | Group Tour | Entrance Fees | Breakfast & Lunch | Airport Transfer |
1-) Tour Package with Standard Hotels
Kusadasi: Ilayda Hotel / Efe Boutique Hotel / Istankoy Hotel /
- Single Room: 380 EUR
- Double Room: 305 EUR – Per Person
- Triple Room: 285 EUR – Per Person
2-) Tour Package with Top-End Hotels
Kusadasi: Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel / Charisma De Luxe Hotel / Hilton Hotel / Lavista Hotel /
- Single Room: 445 EUR
- Double Room: 340 EUR – Per Person
- Triple Room: 315 EUR – Per Person
Return Flight Tickets from/to Istanbul (luggage allowance: 15kg check-in + 8kg cabin)
1 Night Accommodation in Kusadasi Town
All Airport Transfers
Small-Group Tours up to 15 Persons
Licensed Tour Guide
Entrance Tickets to the Museums mentioned at the itinerary
Transportation with A/C minivans
2* Lunch During the Tours and 1 Breakfast at the Hotel (vegetarian, vegan, or halal options available)
Drinks at Lunch (Optional)
Cleopatra Pool entrance fee (optional at request)
7+ Ages – Adult Priced / 4-7 Ages – 40% Discounted / 0-3 Ages – 70% Discounted.
Pick up and Drop off services available from the Hotels which is located in the Sultanahmet and Taksim Regions. While booking this package, please indicate your Istanbul Hotel. The travelers who stay out of the pick-up & drop-off regions may handle their own transportation to/from the Airport or can pay extra to arrange a private transfer.
The flights from/to Istanbul generally we use, listed below. However, this may vary due to the availability;
-From Istanbul – Departure around 07:00 – 07:30 am and arrive to Izmir (Ephesus) around 08:00 – 08:30 am
-From Denizli – Departure around 19:00 – 22:00 and arrive to Istanbul around 20:30 – 23:30.
Guests who are not willing to take an early morning flight to Ephesus may also check our 3 Days packages which have late afternoon flights.
Please note that your return flight from Denizli to Istanbul will arrive at either the Istanbul New Airport or the Sabiha Gökçen Airport depending on the availability of flights on the ticket purchase date.
If you are planning to get an international flight back to your home at the end of this tour(not recommended), and if you have a preference to return to a specific airport in Istanbul i.e. Sabiha Gokcen or Istanbul New Airport, you must inform our team about your choice of the airport & and departure flight details prior to your tour booking. So, we can book your return flight from Denizli to Istanbul according to your international flight. Any changes requested, once your booking is confirmed and the flight reservations ticketed will incur you booking a new flight ticket. Please be aware that the domestic flights are non-refundable or non-changeable!
This is a Small-Group Tour limited up to 15 persons. It is also available on a private basis, contact us to have price details if you wish to have this tour as all private to you or your party!
In the Small-Group Tours, there are stops where you may have demonstrations of the local products of the region and where you may have some time for shopping if you are interested. E.g: Rugs & Kilim Veawing Art-School, Hand-made pottery work-shop, or the Outlet of the Leather Producers. This is not shown in the itinerary since the tour guide arranges these stops according to the interest of the group, you may advise your tour guide if you have a special interest in one of those. In these places, you can get important information and observations about Turkish Culture and Modern Turkish art. In Private Tours, this can be skipped depending on the request of the travelers.
Running all year round with guaranteed departures!
You may obtain details about the payment process by clicking the link below; Payment of Turkey Travel Package!