You have only one day and want to visit Pamukkale & Ephesus, do not miss this chance. Spend it with knowledgeable guides and professional crew, this is the best option you can get. Fly to Denizli and enjoy on white calcium terraces of Cotton Castle and discover the ancient city of Hierapolis then continue to drive to explore the ancient Amazon city of Ephesus. Afterward, visit the Virgin Mary House and flight back to Istanbul.
06:30 – Flight from Istanbul to Denizli. (Please note that flight details may change according to season) 07:30 – Land at Denizli Cardak Airport and our travel team will pick you up with your name sign signboard then transfer to Pamukkale center. Meet with your experienced and well knowledgeable local tour guide and start to explore Pamukkale.
In Pamukkale region, you’ll see the Cotton Cliffs, one of the natural wonders of the world formed by deposits of calcareous salts. Also, you are going to visit the ancient ruins of the Hierapolis with its basilica, Frontinius Street, the Necropolis, Bath and Basilica, Frontinius Gate, Latrina, Northern Byzantine Gate, Fountain of the Tritons and the Temple of Apollon. At the end of the guiding tour, you will have some free time to explore the area and enjoy the white travertines pools on your own. As an option, you may choose to swim in the Pamukkale Cleopatra Antique Thermal Pool (at own expense) during this free time. Our local tour guide will inform you about the exact meeting point and time. At the end of the Pamukkale tour, drive to Ephesus. It takes 2,5 hours. Upon arrival to Ancient Ephesus.
In Ephesus region, you will visit the ancient ruins of the Ephesus with its the Great Amphitheatre, Marble streets, Odeon, the Temple of Hadrian, Monumental Fountains, Agora, Roman Baths, The Library of Celsius and more in the ancient city. One of the most important regions of the Aegean & Turkey. It is the most famous Greek city of the ancient times with a heritage dating back to 6000 BC. Afterward, continue to the House of Virgin Mary. The belief that Mary spent her last days here. She came to this area with Saint John. The belief that Virgin Mary spent her last days here. This house is known as a sacred place for Christians and Muslims. Then visit the Temple of Artemis. It has been known for centuries as a famous pilgrimage site, and in ancient times it is the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the World (Artemision). Our final stop will be to visit the Isabey Mosque. It was built in 1375 on the western slope of the Seljuk municipality, which has been home to many civilizations and is also a religious center. At the end of the tour, transfer to Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport to the flight back to Istanbul. 20:40 – Take you’re a flight from Izmir to Istanbul. (Flight departure time can be changed according to availabilities and season) 21:55 – You will land in Istanbul.