2 Day Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour from Istanbul by Plane

You can discover one of the most popular travel ancient cities with 2 Days Ephesus and Pamukkale tour from Istanbul.

  • Visit the best-preserved ancient city of Ephesus.
  • Walk on the cotton castle (Pamukkale Travertines) protected by UNESCO.
  • Flight tickets and airport transfers will be arranged in advance.
  • Enjoy a tasty meal in a local restaurant.
  • Learn about all the history of Ephesus and Pamukkale.
  • Stay in a clean, comfortable hotel located near the seaside in Kusadasi.
  • If you want to start the tour from Pamukkale, you can check 2 days Pamukkale and Ephesus tour from Istanbul.

Highlights of 2 Days Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour From Istanbul

Duration: 2 Days
Tour Type: Regular
Departure Days: Everyday
Starting Place: Istanbul
Ending Place: Istanbul
Transportation: +
Ephesus: Ephesus Ancient City ➝ Marble streets ➝ The Odeon ➝ The Agora ➝ The Temple of Hadrian ➝ The Monumental Fountains ➝ The Library of Celsius ➝ The Great Amphitheatre ➝ The Roman Baths ➝ House of Virgin Mary ➝ Temple Of Artemis ➝ Isabey Mosque
Pamukkale: Famous Pamukkale ➝ White Calcium Terraces ➝ Hierapolis Ancient City ➝ The Necropolis ➝ Bath and Basilica ➝ Frontinius Gate ➝ Frontinius Street ➝ Latrina ➝ Northern Byzantine Gate ➝ Fountain of the Tritons ➝ The Temple of Apollon ➝ Cleopatra Antique Thermal Pool


Day 1 - Fly from Istanbul to Izmir ➝ Ephesus Tour

Meal: Lunch

04:00 am ─ Our staff will come to your hotel and they will transfer you to the airport in Istanbul.
07:00 am ─ Flying to Izmir Airport.
08:30 am ─ Landing at the Izmir Airport.
Our staff will welcome you with your name sign.
Transfer to the Ephesus Ancient City.

2 days Ephesus and Pamukkale tour from Istanbul starts.

  1. Ephesus Ancient City is one of the main port cities of ancient times. It is also the center of culture, art, science, and faith. There are many archaeological remains dating back to various periods and great civilizations since the Neolithic Stone Age. Ephesus contains many architecturally unique structures.
  2. The Temple of Artemis was built by the richest king Croesus, Lydia at that time, and the construction lasted for 120 years. In addition, they made and filled the temple with bronze and marble statues. The temple attracting the most attention during the tours is one of the 7 wonders of the world.
  3. The House of Virgin Mary was discovered in Ephesus after lengthy research. According to Christian beliefs, after Jesus’ crucifixion, Mary came to this area with St Jean known as Apostle John. She spent his last years there.
  4. Another essential place to visit on the Ephesus tour is Isa Bey Mosque. It was built in 1375 by Isa Bey, a member of Aydinogullari. Many architectural pieces used in the mosque were brought from the ruins of Ephesus. It is one of the most memorable works in the history of Turkish art.

16:30 ─ Ephesus tour ends.
Transfer to your hotels in Kusadasi.

Staying overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 2 - Pamukkale Tour ➝ Fly to Istanbul

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

08:00 am ─ After having breakfast and checkout from the hotel, we will transfer you to Pamukkale.
12:00 ─  After having lunch at a local restaurant, the Pamukkale tour begins.

  1. You will have the opportunity to visit the white mountain which looks like steps. You can relax in one of the many big and small pools along the mountain while enjoying the view. You will also find healing with its mineral-rich in mineral.
  2. The length of the white zone formed by the thermal is included in the World Cultural and Natural Heritage List by UNESCO. You start to forget the time between the Pamukkale travertines that resemble the mountain. You will experience a fantastic adventure of Pamukkale on the hot waters without shoes.
  3. And also, you can see the Cleopatra Antique Thermal Pool in Pamukkale. Scientists say that the pool is good for health. Please note that swimming is extra. In addition, you should bring your swimming suits or you can buy one there.
  4. Another destination is Hierapolis Ancient City. It is wrapped in the bosom of Pamukkale. It is so good for it that history and nature that hold hands for more than 2 thousand years; in this corner of Anatolia, which created a unique beauty.

16:00 ─ Pamukkale tour ends.
Transfer to the airport in Denizli.
19:30 ─ Flying to Istanbul.
20:20 ─ Arrival at the airport in Istanbul.

2 Day Ephesus and Pamukkale tour from Istanbul ends.


  • Round trip flight tickets
  • Airport pickup and drop off as mentioned in the program
  • 1-night hotel accommodation with breakfast
  • Professional tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • 2 Lunch & 1 Breakfast
  • Transportations
  • Local Taxes
  • Personal Expenses
  • Drinks at the Lunches
  • Dinner
  • Entrance to the antique pool in Pamukkale


Hotel in Kusadasi

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Efe Boutique Hotel info tripadvisor
Sozer Hotel info tripadvisor
Karaaslan Hotel info tripadvisor
Derici Hotel info tripadvisor
Sunday Beach Hotel info tripadvisor
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel info tripadvisor

The price of the tour covers hotel accommodations as mentioned above or similar quality hotels.

Option 1: We can upgrade your hotel accommodation according to your request at an additional cost.

Option 2: If you would like to book your hotel, we can cut mentioned hotel price out. And, we can quote a new tour package price without the hotel.

You can book the tour directly online if the mentioned hotels are suitable for you. If not, please make a request.


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  • The exact pickup time will be given at the time of booking.
  • You are kindly requested to present yourself at the pickup point 15 minutes prior to the pre-advised pickup time.
  • Comfortable shoes and a hat is recommended as shade is limited in the summertime.
  • The order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion.
  • Swimming in the Cleopatra Pool is extra.
  • You can join the Paragliding tour in Pamukkale for an extra fee. You can tell it to your tour guide.


  1. Magsino

    Absolutely, one of the best tours we have ever joined all around the world. It is worth every penny. We had a group of 6, including one elderly person. Ertugrul was our tour guide and everything was better than we could have hoped. Ertugrul was able to not only give us all of the information from a historical perspective but as a local, was able to describe the impacts and views of other locals. The travel package accommodation was nice and stellar. We decided to join the private tour for just our group since we had an elderly person with us on this trip. Ertugrul was gracious enough to allow all of us to move at our own pace, spend more time at every part we had questions about, and wait when we needed breaks. Thank you very much for your kindness. If we ever come back to Turkey again, we will join their other tours and continue to visit the country with them. Thank you very much.

  2. Stephanie

    For me best time for visit turket march and april. Specialy people like me with ultra white skin sun shine can be dangerous =) Was very lucky with weather. Also lucky with flight and tour days. days. They matched perfectly. Ephesus was one of the places i wanted to see for very long time. But unfortunately i didnt know a place called pamukkale exist. Was amazing. Hard to believe that place is real. Thank you guys for arrange me this tour and make good discount 🙂 Stef

  3. Eileen

    First, we really enjoyed our entire time in Turkey. We found Turkey to be an interesting and fun learning experience offering a wide variety of opportunities. We were surprised at how little I knew about the cultural and religious history of the area. And these guys really know what to do. The areas we visited were great for a first timer: Istanbul, Pamukkale, and Ephesus. Each is so different from the others which made it a nice combination. We will book a Cappadocia tour as soon as we can.

  4. Russell

    I talked to a lot of travel agents before booking with this agency. Know one really knew exactly how to structure an itinerary that best suited our needs. They created the most amazing itinerary for for us. All tour guides who were so knowledgeable and really gave us a flavor of each spot. We visited what we wanted and we determined the pace. Leave it to the experts and go with this travel agency. You won’t regret it.

  5. Richard

    This was our favorite tour itinerary of our entire Turkey vacation. Absolutely loved the tour programme, organization and travel company. Our guides were fabulous in Ephesus and Pamukkale Hierapolis. Hierapolis. This tour gave us more and allowed us more than we could ever imagine. 7 person of our group learned so much about Ephesus, Pamukkale and truly enjoyed our time there. We highly recommend Toursce.com to everyone. They were professional in all dealings in Turkey and communications we had with them. You can contact them online and you can do tailor made programe together or you can just pop into their office in Istanbul and organize your Turkey holiday tours face to face. You can hust call them or send an email. Thank you very much Mr. Erdogan

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