First Day – Pamukkale and Ephesus Tour Starts – Pamukkale
Firstly, in Pamukkale and Ephesus 2 Day Tour from Istanbul, early in the morning on the day of the flight, our car will pick you up from your Istanbul hotel and transport you to the airport.
You will land in Denizli airport after a 1-hour journey in the sky.
Then, guides will welcome you and the adventure will begin!
The Cotton Castle’s travertines will be the first stop on this journey.
One of Turkey’s most remarkable natural wonders is this white gigantic mountain. There are terraces overflowing with thermal water on the mountain’s cliffs. Such a view!
Also, thousands of visitors visit Pamukkale each year to bath in the hot springs and profit from their healing properties.
Be one of them!
Next, you’ll go on to see some of the attractions in the city. You will specifically visit the ancient city of Hierapolis and discover fascinating things about its past thanks to our guides.
Due to the hot springs in the region, Hierapolis was once a healing and spiritual center in ancient civilizations’ era.
You will also see the ancient theater, a necropolis, the Roman baths, and other fascinating structures.
Karahayit Red Springs – Thermal Center
After spending some time in Hierapolis, you’ll go to Karahayit’s thermal springs to continue your discovery.
The water is warmer than the water temperature in Pamukkale’s hot springs. So, inthere, you can relax and admire the tranquility of the environment while taking stunning landscape shots.
Lunch & Going to Hotel in Kusadasi
After your exploration, you’ll take a lunch break at a nearby restaurant to enjoy a tasty menu and chill.
Then, the bus will take you to Kusadasi in the afternoon, where you will stay. In the afternoon in Kusadasi, you are free to do anything you want.
Second Day – Visiting Ephesus
The excursion’s second day starts with a nutritious and delicious breakfast at the resort. Then, prepare for a thrilling and dynamic tour of Ephesus.
The ancient city of Ephesus will be the first stop of the day. Ephesus was the second most populous city in history, after Rome, and one of the most important in terms of harbor cities.
There are many amazing buildings and monuments to see throughout the district. So you will.
The tour guide will have an informative overview on the origins and significance of Ephesus when wandering through the remains. You’ll also visit amazing places. For example, Artemis Temple…
The Temple of Artemis used to be there in ancient times, which is a fascinating feature. The temple is one of the ancient world’s wonders, but today’s tourists can only see a few ruins.
House of Virgin Mary
After this trip, you will go to the House of Virgin Mary, which is a significant historical spot.
This home, surrounded by nature’s tranquility, was where Virgin Mary spent her final days. It is one of the most popular Christian pilgrimage locations, attracting thousands of tourists each year.
Next, we’ll see our final stop.
Famous Isabey Mosque will be the last stop on this second day.
The tour guide will clarify all you need to learn about this mosque, which is one of the most important in the world. It’s also a major highlight of Turkish Anatolian architecture, with an unusual and striking style.
So, take photos!
End of Pamukkale and Ephesus 2 Day Tour from Istanbul
At the end, a completely air-conditioned vehicle will transport you to Izmir airport in the afternoon.
After that, you’ll have a nice flight to Istanbul.
You will be moved to your hotel after you arrive. This Pamukkale and Ephesus 2 Day Tour from Istanbul will ends with a return to your hotel in the evening, full of wonderful experiences.
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