2 Days Ephesus and Pamukkale From Istanbul

2 Days Ephesus and Pamukkale From Istanbul
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$480
Duration: 2 days
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Description

The tour programme allows you to live your Aegean experience in a shorter time, you would be fitting the cultural legacy of millennia in 48 hours, visiting the ancient Cities of Ephesus and Hierapolis (Pamukkale).

Day 1
Early morning transfer to the airport with a private vehicle. Upon your arrival at İzmir airport, your car and guide will be ready for you for a drive to Ephesus. The tour of this Roman capital of Asia Minor includes the Odeon, the Marble Street, the Hadrian Temple, the Celcius Library and the Great Theatre.
You may opt for lunch in a local fish restaurant, before paying a pilgrimage visit to the House of Virgin Mary. This Christian and Muslim shrine is located in the vicinity of Ephesus; and it is believed by many that Virgin Mary was taken to this stone house by Saint John and lived there.
After the tour of Ephesus, you will be driven to Pamukkale town for dinner and overnight stay (the thermal bath always at your disposal).
Day 2:
A “White” day begins; as you will visit the famous “cotton castle” and witness the amazing level of mastery by the skilled sculptors of Aphrodisias have demonstrated while creating marble statues. You will visit Pamukkale, the ancient Hierapolis, the Necropolis, the Roman Baths and the Theatre.
After an optional lunch, you will drive to another land of dreams; this time to Aphrodisias. The Antique city of Aphrodisias was an autonomous city during the time of Roman Empire. The city was especially well – known with the temple dedicated to its protecting Goddess Aphrodite and its sculptures. Your tour of the ancient city will include the Theater, the Basilica, the Roman Baths; and the biggest stadium of the ancient time. Aphrodisias museum with its magnificient marble statues will be visited as well.

Your car will then take you back to İzmir Airport for the flight to Istanbul. The tour will end with a private transfer from to your hotel.

The tour programme allows you to live your Aegean experience in a shorter time, you would be fitting the cultural legacy of millennia in 48 hours, visiting the ancient Cities of Ephesus and Hierapolis (Pamukkale).