You will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul early in the morning and transferred to Atatürk Airport for İzmir Flight. In Izmir, you will be met at the airport for a daily tour of Ephesus: Ephesus Ancient City and the House of Virgin Marry. You will visit Temple of Artemis (Diana), the site of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, Ephesus which is known to be the Commercial, the Religious and the Social Center of Antiquity, and one of the Highlights of any Visit in Turkey.
After lunch we will visit House of Virgin Mary, probably where She spent recent years of Her life; Isa Bey Mosque, this impressive mosque from XIV. Century A.D. is unlike any other you will see in this country.
Day 2: We will visit Pamukkale Travertines and Hierapolis Ancient City which is the center of natural thermal spring waters with healing properties. Due to the chemical properties in the water, pure white colored travertines and stepped water terraces have been created on the mountain slope. It is for its resemblance to cotton piles that it is called ´Cotton Castle´ in Turkish.
We stop on the way at a 4-star hotel for lunch and swimming thermal red waters. Then Visit the travertines and the ancient city of Hierapolis which has the biggest Nekropol with 1200 gravestones in Anatolia. The sacred pool also is one of the highlights of the site. Their shallow thermal waters ripple over a wonderful scattering of ancient roman ruins that lie beneath.
After the tour, you will be transferred to the airport for Istanbul flight. In Istanbul, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Highlights: Ancient city of Ephesus, Ephesus Museum, House of Virgin Marry, Temple of Artemis, Isa Bey Mosque, Pamukkale Cascades, Ancient City of Hierapolis
Departure point: Pick up from centrally located hotels in Istanbul
Departure time: 5:00am
Duration: 39 hours (approx.)
Return details: Returns to original departure point at approximately 11:00pm
Cancellation is not possible in the last 24 hours. There will be no refund for any unused portion or any tour program.