Departure From: Istanbul
Duration: 4 Days 3 Nights
Operating: Daily Departure Guaranteed
Visiting Attractions: Ephesus – Pamukkale – Antalya
DAY 1: Flight to Pamukkale & Full day Pamukkale Tour (Lunch included)
Visiting Attractions: Calcium spring terraces, Hierapolis museum, Hierapolis Theatre, Roman Bath, and Temple of Apollo, Cleopatra hot spring thermal pool
In the morning, you will be picked from your Istanbul hotel and transfer to the airport. Your flight will last about one hour and when you arrive in Denizli airport, you will be welcomed by our representative at the first exit gate with a sign your name on it. Then drive to Pamukkale where you will explore beautiful nature and fascinating history. Pamukkale has hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing and cooling water. It seems like cotton that’s why it is called Cotton Castle. Visit to Hierapolis Ancient City as a Unesco World Heritage Site and used to be visited by people to soothe their aliments during the retirement and also die there. As a refreshment, you can walk on terraces or swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool. (Optional)
At the end of the tour, we will drive to Kusadasi. When we arrive at Kusadasi, you will be transferred to your Kusadasi hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 2: Full day Ephesus – Virgin Mary House – Artemis Tour & Flight to Antalya (Breakfast and Lunch included)
Visiting Attractions: Ephesus – The House of Virgin Mary – The Temple of Artemis
After having breakfast at the hotel, we will pick you up and drive to Ephesus. We will visit to Ephesus Ancient City, Hadrian Temple, Celcius Library, Theater, Hamams and Old Harbor. Then we will visit the Temple of Artemis which used to be one of the 7 wonders of ancient World. After lunch we will visit House of Virgin Mary where Virgin Mary spent her last 5 years before she died and recognized as a pilgrimage place by Vatican.
At the end of this priceless day, you will be taken to the Izmir Airport for your Antalya flight. After your arrival to airport, you will be welcomed by our representative at the first exit door. Then you will be transferred to your Antalya hotel. Overnight in Antalya.
DAY 3: Full day Perge – Aspendos – Side Tour Tour (Breakfast and Lunch included)
Pickup from hotels depart for Perge, one of the largest ancient cities in the Pamphylia region. Perge was the capital of Pamphylia. The Roman Baths, the Agora, Colonaded Street, Nympharium and the stadium are all on the visit. Then we depart for the Aspendos Ancient Theatre. This incredibly well preserved ancient theatre was built in the 2nd centrury A.D. It has a capacity of 15,000 people and its still being used for festivals and music concerts. We have a lunch break at a restaurant then depart for Side. Side is one of the best classical ancient cities in Turkey, it was a port city that served the largest slave market in this region. During Roman times much construction took place in Side including a large theatre, Roman Baths and the Temple of Apollo.
At the end of your tour, you will be transferred to your Antalya hotel. Overnight in Antalya.
Day 4: Flight Back to Istanbul (Breakfast included)
After having breakfast at the hotel you will be free until your pick up time. Then we will pick you up and transfer to the airport for your Istanbul flight. When you land at Istanbul airport, you will be transferred to your Istanbul hotel. End of our service.
What is included services for this Itinerary:
- Hotels with breakfast
- Hotel Pick up and Drop off
- Airport transfers mentioned in the itinerary
- All transportations and transfers with non-smoking, A/C deluxe vehicle
- Domestic flights as mentioned in the itinerary with 15kg baggage allowance
- Accommodations at hotels for 3 night.
- A professional English speaking tour guide licensed by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism
- Entrance fees to the scheduled museums
- No hidden or extra cost
What is NOT included services for this Itinerary:
- Personal expenses
- Beverages during lunch
- Optional Tours
- Gratuity to the guide and driver