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Highlights of Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour From Izmir Port or Hotels

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What to Expect
You will meet with your  tour guide  at  the reception or in the airport of Izmir to begin the tour of this enjoyable 3 days tour of Ephesus and Pamukkale 

1st Day , EPHESUS

First, you will have a panoramic drive from Izmir to Selcuk town. The town has many historical places in its own border.

You will explore the site and remains of the Temple of Artemis, also known as the Temple of Diana.

Once considered one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world, this grand temple was destroyed in the 5th century.

Explore the ancient ruins of magnificent Ephesus, as an optional you can enter and visit the history,life and living in the terraced houses (optional )

Come see this incredible city founded by the Carians and Lelegs, which later was to become the honeymoon playground of Anthony and Cleopatra.

On your walk visiting, the famous Celsus Library façade as well as the Grand theater of Ephesus that holds more than 25,000 people.

The Theater is the site where St Paul preached to the Ephesians in the 1st century AD, and where rocker Elton John held an unforgettable concert 2,000 years later—it's truly a venue for the ages. 

Next on our itinerary is the House of the Virgin Mary. This Christian shrine is believed to be the stone house that Mary was taken to by Saint John, and where she lived until her death.

Lunch is recommended in a local restaurant.

Then, you can visit the Basilica of St. John(optional).

After exploring other historical sites, you will be driven to your hotel in Kusadasi.

Overnight at Kusadasi Hotel. You will have a chance to discover city center in the evening .

2nd Day, PAMUKKALE

The Pamukkale Overnight tour will provide you with the experience of UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pamukkale Travertines and Hierapolis ancient city

Leaving your hotel you will be meet your guide for a 3-hour drive to Pamukkale.

Prepare to be dazzled by the fantastic UNESCO World Heritage Site at Pamukkale, where geo-thermally heated water cascades down immense slopes, leaving a residue of calcium carbonate that hardens into travertine.

You can walk through the terraces pools with broad stretches of bright white and golden mineral deposits. 

 Lunch is recommended in a local restaurant.

After lunch, we will continue to Hierapolis—a therapeutic bath center founded in 190 BC by Eumenes II, King of Pergamum. The necropolis here is the most significant ancient cemetery in Anatolia, with approximately 1,200 graves, and the theater is a 2nd-century AD building in Roman style. Its many relief scenes depict the Emperor Septimus Severus and the life of Dionysus. 

After the enjoyable site visit you will be taken to your hotel in Pamukkale

Overnight at Pamukkale

3rd Day

DEPARTURE 

Early in the morning you will meet your tour guide and depart to Airport or Hotel in Izmir
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Important Information
Departure Point
Izmir port,Izmir airport or hotels.
Departure Time
Depends on guest preference.
Duration
3 days
Return Details
Izmir port,Izmir airport or hotels.
Inclusions
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Professional tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Accommodation (2 nights)
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Drinks
  • Meals
  • Personal Expenses
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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