2-Day Ancient Ephesus And Pamukkale Hot Springs Tour From Bodrum

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    6:30 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    All hotels in Bodrum and the Bodrum Peninsula: Torba, Icmeler, Yaliciftlik, Yalikavak, Gumusluk, Guvercinlik, Golturkbuku, Turgutreis, Akyarlar, Kadikalesi,Bitez, Gumbet, Ortakent
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Visit ancient ruins of Ephesus and Hierapolis and cotton castle Pamukkalefamous forits white terraces andhot springs.2 days trip to the most beautiful places in Turkey with overnight accommodation in Pamukkale. These area must see while visiting Turkey listed on UNESCO. You will walk down the marble streets of Ephesuswithnumerous of temples and huge theater for 25 thousand viewers. Then continue to the sanctuary of Virgin Mary's House.Evening you will spend in the hotel in Pamukkale. On the second day visit miracle of the world Pamukkale whiteterraces, down of which the thermal water is flooding. Bathe in a thermal antique Cleopatras pool and visit ancient Roman city Hierapolis.

Highlights

  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • All entrance fees included
  • Multi-Day Trip

Know More about this tour

Day 1: Ephesus and Virgin Mary's House (L, D) 4 - star hotel in Pamukkale.

In the early morning, you will leave the hotel heading to the Mugla city. Here we will stop for a breakfast (on your own expense). Exploring the city of Ephesus we will start from the administrative part reserved for Roman politics. This is where the odeon (parliament) remains, an agora for meetings and political rallies or ancient hospital. While walking down the marble streets which were floodlit in ancient times we will get to the public part. This is where the entertainments were used, among the others in Roman baths, public house or latrines. You will enter the huge Celsius library, which is at the same time a tomb of the ruler. At the end of the trip around the city there is a huge Roman theater. We will go on the tribunes to check out its acoustics. After exploring Ephesus we will head to the restaurant for a lunch (included in price).

After the meal we will head to the Selcuk city, passing by the remains of St. John Basilica with his tomb, Temple of Artemis, and Middle-age fortress. By the time we will stop for a while in Turkish jewellery workshop. Ephesus is also the last place of living of Mother of God. Everyone interested will be able to visit her house – sanctuary on their own expense. The rest of the group in that time will be able to visit the attractions of the city of Selcuk. After meeting in appointed place  you will jump on your bus and continue the trip straight to the hotel to enjoy dinner and relax in the evening.

Day 2: Pamukkale and Hierapolis (B)

The first stop of the day will be at the gates of Hierapolis just a short drive from the hotel. Hierapolis was a health resort during Roman times. Roman baths, basilica, gymnasium, “column” street and ancient necropolis, where you will find over 1000 ancient sarcophaguses are good preserved. The beautiful theater on a hill its worth visiting as well .

However, Pamukkale is mainly a white travertines  listed by the UNESCO. You will be able to penetrate them wading in thermal water flooding down the travertines. It will surely be a great massage and relief for tired feet. If you want to try the exact treatment of Pamukkale waters – use a bubble (champagne) bath in Cleopatra pool (with additional fee). Health-bringing water cures among others: obesity, rheumatism, asthma and skin diseases, and most important brings back the fresh, young look. They say that, that Pamukkale was the secret of the beauty of the seductress Cleopatra.

After sightseeing and bathes, you will visit and shopping in the real center of leather and carpet factory in which many Turks are specialized since centuries. Don’t forget about the tradition of bargaining over the price!  The way back will lead you again through Taurus mountains and you will be in Bodrum in the evening.

Inclusions

Overnight accommodation in 4-star hotel

Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)

Professional guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Exclusions

Drinks

Gratuities

Entrance fee to Virgin Mary's House

Swimming in Cleopatra' pool

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Infants must sit on laps

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