Ephesus-Pamukkale-Antalya


 

 

Ephesus-Pamukkale-Antalya

3 nights 4 days tour 

TOUR SCHEDULE

Day 1

You are going to be picked up from hotel and get a morning flight to Izmir. Transfer from airport to Ephesus and visit the House of the Virgin Mary as resting place of the Virgin Mary. In the Ephesus Ancient City; the Baths of Varius, Odeon, Prytaneion, Fountain of Polio, The Gate of Heracles, State Agora, Public toilets, Temple of Hadrian, Temple of Domitian, Library of Celsus, Great Theater and harbor street with the necropolis will be seen. After the lunch head to St. John’s Basilica, A part of the site, was built in the 6th century AD, under emperor Justinian I over the supposed site of the apostle’s tomb. It is now surrounded by Selcuk. The Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of ancient world was a famous place of pilgrimage for centuries. Return to hotel in Selcuk or Kusadasi.

Day 2

After the breakfast, you will start your way to Pamukkale, visit the beautiful terraced cliff side basins and waterfalls. After the lunch continue to Hierapolis ancient city visit, see the magnificently preserved a vast Necropolis of the ancient hellenistic world, Roman basilical baths, Domitian gate, latrines, Agora, Colonnaded street and Byzantine gate and Roman fountains and Grand Theatre, and also other monuments at the site. Overnight in Pamukkale.

Day 3

After the breakfast in the hotel start to drive to Antalya. As you arrive in the region drive directly to Aspendos, an ancient Lycian city with best preserved Roman Theatre in the world. Perge, a great ancient city with city walls theatre, agora, Hellenistic Stadium. Lunch is around the Kopru stream. Side, one of the best-known classical sites in Turkey, with a Roman theatre with 20,000 seat capacity, old bathsas the Museum today, and Temple of Apollo. Drive to hotel. Overnight in Antalya.

Day 4

After the breakfast travel to Demre to visit the best examples of Lycian tombs at Myra and the Church of St. Nicholas, the saint to whom is referred to as Santa Claus. After lunch, sail the turquoise waters to the picturesque Kekova Island. Discover the extraordinary underwater ruins of the sunken city of Simena and visit the noteworthy Lycian necropolis at Teimiussa. Transfer to Antalya Airport. Evening flight to Istanbul or continue to your next destination.