Ephesus, one of the oldest cities in the world, is located between the boundaries of Selçuk district. Throughout the ages, the city has hosted many civilizations and has helped to create an incredible number of works. Since 2015, it has gained a reputation as one of the 7 wonders of the Old World. )t has succeeded in influencing people with his structures and history.
Pamukkale, Turkey is one of the most popular tourist centers and ruins which visit most domestic and foreign visitors to the area. Pamukkale, which is a natural archaeological site in the Menderes River Valley, welcomes its visitors with its white travertines. The city, which is a rare masterpiece, is located within the provincial borders of Denizli and 20 kilometers away from the city center.
# Note: This tour starts from Izmir, ends in Istanbul. If you want to finish this tour in Izmir, please inform us.
Meal: No Meal
Upon your arrival at the airport in Izmir, our staff will welcome you with a sign which is written your name.
You will be transferred to your hotels in Kuşadası.
Today is free. You can explore one of the most visited holiday center in Turkey.
Stay overnight in Kuşadası.
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch
08:00 am ─ After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the Ephesus Ancient City.
16:00 pm ─ The Ephesus tour will be ended.
You will be transferred to your hotels
Stay overnight in Kuşadası.
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch
08:00 am ─ You will be picked up from your hotels in Kuşadası after the breakfast and checkout from the hotel.
You will be transferred to Pamukkale.
12:00 am ─ Upon your arrival in Pamukkale, you will have a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Then, the Pamukkale tour begins.
It is possible to see Pamukkale Travertines, which are 100 meters high, on the banks of Menderes River from many points of Denizli. Pamukkale is composed of spring waters and travertine terraced hills. The terraces of the nature masterpiece, which has served as a spa for a thousand years, consist of carbonate minerals deposited from the spa water.
The hot springs here are becoming a typical attraction, especially in the summer months. The people who visit here include families, lovers and even newlyweds. The ancient city of Hierapolis, which is located in Pamukkale’s influence, is the most influential person after travertines. From the city that lived its most brilliant period in the Roman period, there are a few buildings that are quite imposing. It also made it more interesting to host important sacred ceremonies in the period when it was founded.
You can also explore the surroundings by yourself during the leisure time. You can also walk on the travertines without your shoes. If you want, you can see Hierapolis, Agora, and Necropolis, considered among the most magnificent buildings of ancient Rome, right next to the white paradise. You can find a cure in the Ancient Pool, which considered as a healing pool. The pool, which once welcomed Cleopatra, nowadays has thousands of people.
Cleopatra’s Pool in Pamukkale
This is the Ancient Pool in the city of Hierapolis from the 2nd century BC and the Cleopatra Pool. Under the protection of UNESCO, the site of the World Heritage List is located in the ancient city of Hierapolis, just above the Pamukkale Travertines. To experience such a precious legacy in such a special way will be a turning point for you. Please note that entrance to the pool is not included in the price, you need to pay extra in Pamukkale.
Calcium Cliffs of Pamukkale
Water saturated with calcium carbonate evaporates under the sun. After the cotton-like appearance of the white travertines in the form of the gel, the structure solidifies and the surface becomes crystallized rocks. Due to the softness of the first travertine and white like cotton, Pamukkale has 17 hot water areas in the temperature range of 35-100 ° C.Thermal water from the source, traversing a distance of 320 meters travertine is coming. From here, it is poured into the travertine layers and is going to be 240-300 meters further.
16:00 pm ─ The Pamukkale tour ends.
You will be transferred to the airport in Denizli.
19:30 pm ─ Flying to Istanbul from Denizli.
20:20 pm ─ Arrival at the airport in Istanbul.
You will be transferred to your hotels in Istanbul. (If you want to end this tour at the airport, please inform us.)
Ephesus and Pamukkale tour from Izmir is ended. Thank you for traveling with us!
Destinations: Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Pamukkale
Destinations: Ephesus, Pamukkale, Cappadocia
The mentioned price of this tour package covers hotel accommodations as mentioned above or in similar quality hotels.
Option 1: We can upgrade your hotel accommodation according to your request with an additional cost.
Option 2: If you would like to book your own hotel. We are able to cut mentioned hotel price out. And, we can quote a new tour package price without the hotel. By this way, you will get all the mentioned services in the itinerary except hotel accommodation.
P.S: If you book your own hotel, the location of the hotel has to be central for pick up and drop off for the tours.
If the mentioned hotels are suitable for you, you can book the tour directly online.
If you would like to change your hotel, please make a request then we will be glad to quote a new price accordingly.
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