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2 Days Ephesus and Pamukkale Tours from Istanbul

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  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide
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Overview
Combine the exploring local life & Greco - Roman period of the region which last to 10 century B.C. Experience the importance of the places which in the UNESCO World Heritage List (Ephesus Ancient City & Pamukkale Travertines-Hot Springs) with a professional licenced tour guides.
• Stars from your Istanbul Hotel - returns to your Istanbul Hotel
• Return Flight Tickets, Accommodation, Transfers and many other things included
• Experience the local life as much as we may provide to you
• Small-group tour limited to 12 people ensures a more personalized experience
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Day 1: Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary Tour from Istanbul

Pass By: Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul Turkey
Start your tour with an early pick up from your hotel in Istanbul, and transfer to the airport for your flight to Izmir. Upon arrival to Izmir Airport, our team will welcome you at the exit gate inside of the domestic terminal in the Izmir Airport where you will see your name written on a board. You will be transferred to the Tour zone, approximately an hour driving distance. Then your tour starts after meeting with the rest of the group.

Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk 35100 Turkey
House of the Virgin Mary where mother of Jesus Christ spent her final years. Pope Paul VI visited the shrine in 1967, and 'unofficially' confirmed its authenticity. Pope John Paul II also visited the shrine in 1979. Pope Benedict XVI visited this shrine in 2006. While their visiting, they gave some gifts for this shrine what you can see during your visit.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey
UNESCO listed place Ancient City of Ephesus that is one of the best well-kept Greco- Roman ancient city in the world, famous with Odeon where the music concerts were organized; Domitian Temple that is one of the first temple dedicated for a human; Celcus Library which was the third biggest library in the ancient time; Amphitheatre where is one of the biggest amphitheatre in the world with 24.000 people capacity and St. Paul preached to Ephesians; Marble Street; Roman Baths ; Fountains; Temples; Agora; Love House; Public Toilets and more...
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Selcuk Turkey
Artemis was the Greek goddess, the virginal huntress and twin of Apollo, who replaced the Titan Selene as Goddess of the Moon.
The ancient temple was built around 650 BC to the cult of Artemis, was constructed on a site already sacred to the Anatolian Mother Goddess,Cybele. The temple was financed by the wealthy king of Lydia and marshy ground was selected for the building site as a precaution against future earthquakes.
Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: İlayda Avantgarde, Türkmen Mahallesi, Atatürk Blv. No:42, 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey
At the end of the tour we will give you some time as optional to explore local goods and around 16:00 – 16:30 we will drop you to your centerally located Hotels. Enjoy you overnight stay in Kusadasi.

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel - Kusadasi
Ilayda Hotel - Kusadasi
We only work with centerally located Hotels

Day 2: Pamukkale Terraces & Hierapolis Ancient City Tour

Stop At: İlayda Avantgarde, Türkmen Mahallesi, Atatürk Blv. No:42, 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey
Breakfast at the hotel and departure around 07:45 and drive 3 hrs for a full day tour of Pamukkale & Hierapolis.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Pamukkale Thermal Pools, Pamukkale Turkey
Cappadocia and Pamukkale are the only places that looks for surrealist sites which is not from this world.
Today, we will visit Pamukkale which means “cotton castle” in Turkish, and it is a natural site containing hot springs and travertines; terraces of mineral carbonates left by the water flowing with its temperate climate throughout the years. After your guide completed giving informations then you will have free time (1 to 2 hours) to take your time in the terraces of Pamukkale.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hierapolis & Pamukkale, Pamukkale 20280 Turkey
We will also visit the ancient city of Hierapolis, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The natural sources have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BC, and people came to get some cure. In the Hierapolis ancient City you will exlore; Gymnasium, Theatre, Hierapolis City Museum, Apollon Temple any many things more...
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cleopatra Pools, Pamukkale Turkey
You will also have the opportunity to swim in the Cleopatra pool with an additional charge(by the facility), filled with marble columns from the Roman temple of Apollo & Agora of the City.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Denizli Airport, Cumhuriyet Mah., Küme Evler Sok. No:1, 20350 Çardak/Denizli, Turkey
At the end of the tour around 16:00 – 17:00 we will make our way back to Airport for an hour drive and you will have your flight back to Istanbul. When you arrive to the Istanbul Airport, we will meet you at the exit gate of the domestic terminal in the Istanbul Airport where you will see our crew holding a sign with your name written on it. Then transfer back to your Hotel in Istanbul.
End of our service, hope to see you again!
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the two day tour of Ephesus and pamukkale. The booking process was very smooth with timely response from the team who can be contacted through WhatsApp and email. I was very impressed with the prompt shuttle service and also the tours guides provided...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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kikuscu, Yönetici at Best Turkey Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, We are honoured you chose to spend time with us and we hope that you will be with us the next time. Best Wishes Fatima

Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely efficient trip advisors and trip guide who offered a truly effective and friendly service from the word go. Superb communication and organising skills at our service at each step. We flew from Istanbul to Pammukkale spent the day touring the Roman heritage sites, and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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kikuscu, Yönetici at Best Turkey Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Salman, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Our company values put customer satisfaction as top priority and we are committed to our customers. Its customers like you that make our job wonderful. Thank you for your countless kind acts and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent two Great days with Fatima from Iglesias tours in Pamukkale and Ephesus. Very informative and ready to answer all questions. We can recommend them any time

Date of experience: June 2019
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kikuscu, Yönetici at Best Turkey Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thanks so much for your review. I’m delighted you found that booking our tour was the right decision.Thanks again for the feedback and choosing our tour. Best Wishes Fatima

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good tour and Fatima the tour guide was very nice and give us a lot of information about the places we visited.

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kikuscu, Yönetici at Best Turkey Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thanks so much for your review. I’m delighted you found that booking our tour was the right decision.Thanks again for the feedback and choosing our tour. Best Wishes Fatima

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel accomodation including the food is very good. Fatima, our tour guide is so friendly and easy to talk to because of her ability to speak English fluently. She is very pretty, too.

Date of experience: May 2019
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kikuscu, Yönetici at Best Turkey Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Normie, Thank you for leaving a review. It was a pleasure showing you around. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts about services. Best Wishes Fatima & Ismail

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Dear Guest, Due to distances, it is not possible to make tour the same day for Pamukkale and Ephesus. However, you can think about daily tours from Istanbul to Ephesus or Pamukkale by plane. If you want to get information... More
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