Duration: 3 days
Departure: Istanbul Port or Airport or Hotel
Visiting: The House of Virgin Mary, The Ancient City of Ephesus, Hierapolis, Cotton Cliffs, Pergamum, Acropolis, Asclepion
Highlights: The House of Virgin Mary, The Ancient City of Ephesus, Hierapolis, Cotton Cliffs, Pergamum, Acropolis, Asclepion.
Â DAY 1 – FULL DAY TOUR OF EPHESUS & THE HOUSE OF VIRGIN MARY
After breakfast pick up from your hotel and transfer to Ataturk Airport for your morning flight to Izmir. Arrive in Izmir you will meet with your guide and transfer to Ephesus. 1 hour drive from Izmir to Ephesus
First you will visit the world famous ancient Greco-Roman City of Ephesus, the most well preserved example in the world. After visiting this impressive site, you will have a lunch break. After lunch, you will visit The House of Virgin Mary, where it is believed she spent her last days. This is a holy place for both Christians and Muslims. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 2 – PAMUKKALE AND HIERAPOLIS TOURÂ
08:30 You will be picked up from your hotel for Full day tour of Pamukkale and Hierapolis. In Pamukkale, you will see the Cotton Cliffs, one of the natural wonders of the world formed by deposits of calcareous salts. Also visit the ancient ruins of the City of Hierapolis with its basilica , theatre and Roman Baths. At the end of the day, we will drive to your hotel for your overnight stay in Kusadasi.
DAY 3 – PERGAMUM TOURÂ
Check out from the hotel and meet with your guide for your full day tour to Pergamum. In Pergamum, you will be delighted to visit the Asclepion and Health Centre. As you make your to Acropolis, the Red Basillica, originally a temple of Serapis, can be viewed. The most spectacular structure is certainly the theatre, a remarkable piece of engineering built into the steep hillside. After the tour, you will be transferred to Izmir Airport for your evening flight to Istanbul. Arrive in Istanbul you will transfer to your hotel. End of our services.
– Licensed professional guide in English or other preferred language for all sightseeing.
– Air-conditioned luxury vehicle with a professional driver
– Entrance fees to museums and sites according to the above itinerary
– Domestic flight tickets
– All transfers from hotel to airport and airport to hotel.
– Two night accommodation
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
– Gratuities to guide and driver
– Items of a personal nature
– Any items not specifically mentioned as included
To bring a camera, a sunhat, and to prefer comfortable walking shoes are highly recommended.