4 Days Kusadasi Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour
We present you our tour called 4 Days Kusadasi Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour, which is one of the Turkey package tours from İstanbul.
Duration: 4 days 3 nights
Tour Style: Small Group Tour.
Pickup Point: Istanbul-Turkey
Highlights: Pigeon Island,Ataturk Statue, Kadi Castle, Gazi Begendi Hill,Old Town, Kusadasi Port,Kale Kapisi, Kusadasi Caravanserai, The Temple of Artemis, Ephesus Archaeological Site, The House of Virgin Mary, Pamukkale (Cotton Castle), Hierapolis, The Cleopatra Pool (extra), Hierapolis-Pamukkale Archaeological Museum, Calcium Terraces and Travertines
WHY SHOULD YOU SEE THIS TOUR?
Kusadasi, with its natural beauties, is one of the leading holiday destinations not only in Turkey but also in the world; It promises you a holiday beyond your dreams with its clear sea, sparkling beaches and the sun shining 300 days a year. 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 The historical Hierapolis Ancient City and unprecedented travertines are on the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List. You can swim in Cleopatra Pool, healing thermal waters, and snow-white travertines.
White Travertines contain calcium carbonate, sulfate, sodium, iron, potassium, and magnesium in their composition. With the healing properties of water, it also cures many diseases. You will have the opportunity to see Pamukkale-Hierapolis. Pamukkale is currently located within the territory of the Republic of Turkey.
DAY1: Kusadasi City Tour
You will be picked up from the hotel or pick-up point at 05:00 am, and we’ll be on our way to the airport. You will travel towards Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport with a 07:00 flight from Istanbul. After landing at the Izmir Adnan Menderes airport, our transfer staff will meet you. Afterwards, Our Kusadasi City Tour begins.
We start our tour by picking you up from Kuşadası Port. Afterwards we are going to Pigeon Island. After visiting Pigeon Island, we go to the Ataturk Statue. Here you have the opportunity to see the city from a bird’s eye view. You can take pictures if you want, or enjoy the view.
From here, we pass to Ladies Beach, which is famous for its beach. You can swim here if you want, or you can enjoy the beach sand. After taking a 40-minute rest break, we end our tour by visiting Gazi Begendi Hill, Old Town and Kusadasi Caravanserai, respectively.
When the tour ends at 4 pm.We will take you the hotel in Kusadasi. Overnight in hotel.
DAY2: Ephesus Tour
We will pick you from the hotel around 10 am and our Our Tour begins. 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.
End of the tour, we will transfer you to the hotel in Kusadasi.Overnight in Hotel.
DAY3: Free day in Kusadasi
On the Third Day We will let you free.There are options(Diving etc) to do in the center of Kusadasi. Overnight in Hotel.
We will pick you from the hotel around 10 am and We will drive to Pamukkale. The Pamukkale entrance consists of 2 gates, North and South. We start our tour from the North gate. First, we visit the Ancient City of Hierapolis with our Tour Guide. In this magnificent city, our tour guide will tell you about the development of this ancient theater, and you will have the opportunity to see the place we call the Grand Theatre.
We will visit The Temple Of Apollo, and you will hear Its history from our guide. Afterwards, You will have a chance to see -The Nymphaeum (Monumental Fountain), Plutonium, Christian Basilica, Necropolis, and Martyrium of St. Philip. The history of those places will be mentioned by our tour guide properly.
When we finish to see Hierapolis, Our Tour guide will set you free for about 3 hours.During this time, we recommend you to see White Travertines which are magnificent as it is a Natural Wonder of the World.You can walk and swim there.Afterwards, There is also a pool named Cleopatra pool where you can swim and enjoy it with giving small amount of cost.
We end the tour about 4pm.
When our tour called 4 Days Kusadasi Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour completed,we will take you to the Denizli airport to take a flight to Istanbul.Afterwards we arrange a transfer to your hotel.
- Tours are maximum with 12 people
- 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.
- Please make a note that there will be a short shopping break during the tour where you will have the chance to see and buy some handmade traditional souvenirs, carpets and seramic to take back home according to the tour destinations mentioned.(For our group tours.)You can enjoy your tour hassle free with no shopping stops in private tours.
We will offer you suitable hotels among our contracted hotels.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE TOUR?
- 3 days accomadation in Kusadasi
- Domestic Flight Tickets
- Shuttle and Bus transfers(air-conditioned vehicle)
- English-speaking tour guide during the tours
- 4 Local Lunch (Vegetarian lunch option available upon request).
- 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