2 Days Pergamon Ephesus Package Tour
We present you our tour called 2 Days Pergamon Ephesus Package Tour, which is one of the Turkey package tours from Izmir
Duration: 2 days 1 nights
Tour Style: Private Tour
Pickup Point: Izmir-Turkey
Highlights: Pergamon Ancient City, Pergamon Museum, Asklepeion, Red Basilica (Kızıl Avlu), The Temple of Artemis, Ephesus Archaeological Site, The House of Virgin Mary.
WHY SHOULD YOU SEE PERGAMON AND EPHESUS?
The Ancient City of Pergamon, one of the most important cultural centers of the Hellenistic period, bears the traces of the Hellenistic period, especially in its libraries, temples, streets, waterways, fountains and cisterns, trade centers, theater and social areas. We recommend anyone interested in the Hellenistic Period to visit the Ancient City of Pergamon.
Also Pergamon was the home of Dr.Galen the founder of pharmacology. The Serapis Temple was converted into a church and was one of the first of the Severn Churches mentioned in the Bible. Pergamon is “throne of Satan,” referred to by St.John in the Book of Revelations.
Ephesus is one of the most chosen destination in Turkey. Also Ephesus has the most famous ruins of Turkey. Ephesus is the city that hosts the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Ephesus is one of the First Seven Churches of Christianity mentioned in the Bible. Also it is one the best preserved ancient Greek-Romans city of Turkey. The House of Virgin Mary was declared a place of pilgrimage by the Vatican in 1961.
DAY1: Pergamon Tour
You will be picked up from the Izmir city center and our tour begins. Our tour will start from the Pergamon Ancient City. We start our first visit from the Pergamon Ancient City, which was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2014. Afterwards, we complete our program by visiting the Pergamon Museum and the Asklepeion and go on the return journey.
End of the Tour we will drive to Kusadasi/Selçuk and take you the hotel where you will stay.
DAY2: Ephesus Tour
First, We will pass through the verdant and picturesque countryside before arriving at our first stop which is The House of Virgin Mary. Afterwards we reach House of Virgin Mary. It is known that St. John brought the Virgin Mary to Ephesus 4 or 6 years after the death of Jesus.
Second, After The House of Virgin Mary, we will then head on to the next destination which will be the Ancient City of Ephesus; the tour here shall be a walking tour and will take you through one of the most magnificent archaeological sites in the entire world. You will be able to see the Odeon, The Fountain of Trajan, the steam baths of Scholastic, the Temple of Hadrian, and course lets’ not forget the very impressive library of Ephesus.
The library is adorned with columns and statues. The Grand Theatre, where Saint Paul preached, is the largest in antiquity with a capacity of 24.000 seats. Then We will pass through the Arcadian Way where Mark Anthony and Cleopatra once rode in procession.
Finally, Then we will continue on the tour and head on for our next stop which is the Temple of Artemis (Diana), this outstanding temple was built in honor of the Greek Goddess of hunting, wild nature, and fertility, deemed as one of the Seven wonders of the ancient world. The temple of Artemis used to be the largest marble temple in the ancient Greek world since it was four times as big as the Parthenon in Athens, Greece.
We will end the tour about 4:30 pm. When our tour called 2 Days Pergamon Ephesus Package Tour, is completed, we will transfer you Izmir with private transfer.
If you wish, you can extend the Turkey Package Tour for 1 or 2 days.We can also arrange the Turkey Package Tour as a private tour upon your request.
Kusadasi: Korumar Hotel, Lavista Hotel, Pine Marina Hotel, Ilayda Hotel
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE TOUR?
- 1 day accomadation
- Private Transfers to and from Izmir
- English-speaking tour guide during the tours
- Entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Local taxes and service charges
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR?
- On personal expenses
- Tips to Guide and Driver