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4 Day Ephesus and Pamukkale from Istanbul

1 - 4 Days







4 Day Ephesus and Pamukkale from Istanbul


1 - 4 DAYS

What You'll Do

  • Tour the well-preserved Greco-Roman city of Ephesus
  • Visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the wonders of the ancient world
  • See the cotton cliffs of Pamukkale, formed by calcareous salt deposits
  • Explore the ruins of Hierapolis, including the basilica and the Roman baths


What You Can Expect

Travel from Istanbul to the well-preserved ancient city of Ephesus. Visit the house where it is believed the Virgin Mary spent her last days. Marvel at the cotton cliffs of Pamukkale and explore the ruins of Hierapolis on this 4-day excursion.

Day-1: Bus from Istanbul to Selcuk, Ephesus

You’ll be picked up at your hotel or the Istanbul airport and transferred to the bus station for a 20:30 departure. The trip to Selcuk/Ephesus takes around 10 hours, with 3 rest stops along the way.

Day-2: Ephesus (L)

When you arrive at 07:30 your tour guide and vehicle will be waiting for you.

Head out on a full-day tour of Ephesus and the House of the Virgin Mary. The first stop will be the Temple of Artemis, which was one of the wonders of the ancient world. Afterwards you’ll visit the ancient, well-preserved Greco-Roman city of Ephesus, followed by a break for lunch.

After lunch you’ll visit the House of the Virgin Mary, where it is believed that she spent her last days. This is a holy site for both Christians and Muslims. At around 15:30 you’ll be transferred to your hotel in Selcuk or Kusadasi town, where you’ll spend the night.

Day-3: Pamukkale (B, L)

After breakfast your guide will pick you up at the hotel for the Pamukkale and Hierapolis tour. In Pamukkale you’ll marvel the cotton cliffs, a natural wonder formed by deposits of calcareous salts.

Visit the ancient ruins of Hierapolis and see its basilica, theater, and Roman baths. Afterwards you’ll be transferrd to the bus station. At 21:00 your bus departs from Pamukkale for Istanbul.

Day-4: Arrive in Istanbul

At 08:00 you’ll arrive in Istanbul, and then be transferred to your hotel or the airport.

What's Included

  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Ground transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Hotel/airport transfers
  • Meals as per description (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Professional tour guide
  • Insurance
  • Entrance fees
  • Round-trip bus tickets from Istanbul

What's Not Included

  • Beverages
  • Gratuities

Meeting Point : Istanbul airport or your hotel

  • 06-12 Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The tempature early morning in Cappadocia is cold and cilly. You should have wear warm clothes.
  • The flight permision given by Slot Centre of Cappadocia. If the weather conditions are good enough to make balloon ride our pilots start to prepair the balloons.
  • Pasifik travel ( is offical A Group Travel Agency ; member of ( Tursab )Turkish Travel Agencies Assasosations since 1987. TURSAB License No: A1855
  • All shchuled times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.
  • Infiants are free during our packages We do charge only taxes for internal flight tickets. Please ask rate for infiants and children. The rate for children (6-12 yrs) %50 off from the package rate.
  • We do have English Speaking Guides for all our group tours. Private tours are avaible with your own languange. If you are group of family,friends and need an other lanquage speaking guide just contact with us.
  • Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Cappadocia is of region in Turkey. There is no visa requirment as long as you got visa for Turkey. There is no need visa to Ephesus,Pamukkale and other part of Turkey.
  • Depends on wheather in Cappadocia you can chose any clothes you wish to wear. We recomemend you wear sportive clothes and shoes.
  • You are free book your own flights . We can reduce the cost of flight from entire package.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking.
  • Payment can be done upon your arrival to Turkey with credit card or cash.




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