DAILY GROUP EPHESUS AND PAMUKKALE TOURS

DAILY GROUP SIGHTSEEING EXCURSIONS OF EPHESUS AND PAMUKKALE FROM KUSADASI/ SELCUK, PAMUKKALE AND IZMIR

EPHESUS, HOUSE OF VIRGIN MARY AND ARTEMIS TEMPLE TOUR - DAILY DEPARTURE YEAR ROUND
8:30 - 9.00 Departure from Kusadasi or Selcuk. Today we tour Ephesus, which was one of the largest and most interesting ancient cities of Asia Minor. The tour of Ephesus includes the Library of Celsius, Temple of Hadrian, Agora and fantastic Greco-Roman theater. (Terrace Houses are optional and extra). We will also view the Isabey Mosque which is a beautiful example of Selcuk architecture. In the afternoon will visit the carpet cooperative weaving center to see how the Turkish carpets are made by hand and also see a fashion show at a leather outlet center. Finally we make a visit the house where the Virgin Mary allegedly spent her last days, and the remains of the Temple of Artemis, which was one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Return around 16:30.
PRICE: 50 EURO PER PERSON – LUNCH INCLUDED
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PAMUKKALE AND HIERAPOLIS TOUR - DAILY DEPARTURE YEAR ROUND
8.00 – 8.30 Departure from Kusadasi or Selcuk
09:00 – 09:45 Departure from Pamukkale
We will drive through the Meander Valley and arrive in Pamukkale, which has been a thermal spa center since before the Roman era. We visit the ancient city of Hierapolis, which is said to have been founded by King Eumenes II of Pergamon. We visit the great Roman baths, the Temple of Apollo, the well-preserved theater and the fascinating Necropolis. St. Phillip is associated with Hierapolis. We will also visit the calcium terraces and pools for which Pamukkale is named “Cotton Castle”. It is possible to bathe in the sacred Roman thermal pool with ancient columns (an extra fee is due) or you will have some free time at the terraces or to explore more on your own. *Note: From Kusadasi or Selcuk the round trip driving time for this tour is over 6 hours and there may be pick-ups from Pamukkale and Karahayit on the return for guests who have taken the tour the previous day and stayed overnight. Return to your hotel in Selcuk or Kusadasi around 19:00 – 19:30 (16:00 if staying in Pamukkale) *It is possible to start the tour in Pamukkale and end in Kusadasi or Selcuk.
PRICE: 40 EURO PER PERSON - LUNCH INCLUDED (FROM/TO PAMUKKALE)
PRICE: 50 EURO PER PERSON – LUNCH INCLUDED (FROM/TO SELCUK-KUSADASI)
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KUSADASI/SELCUK – PAMUKKALE – FETHIYE TOUR - DAILY DEPARTURE
8.00 – 8.45 Departure from your hotel in Kusadasi or Selcuk. We will drive through the Meander River Valley and arrive in Pamukkale, which has been a thermal spa center since before the Roman era. After having our lunch, we visit the ancient city of Hierapolis, which is said to have been founded by King Eumenes II of Pergamon. We visit the great Roman baths, the Temple of Apollo, the well-preserved theater and the fascinating Necropolis. St. Phillip is associated with Hierapolis. We will also visit the calcium terraces and pools for which Pamukkale is named “Cotton Castle”. It is possible to bathe in the sacred Roman thermal pool with ancient columns (an extra fee is due) or you will have some free time at the terraces or to explore more on your own. We depart from Pamukkale around 16:00 and drive to the seaside town of Fethiye where we drop you off at your hotel around 20:00
PRICE: 75 EURO PER PERSON – LUNCH INCLUDED
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PAMUKKALE – FETHIYE – KUSADASI/SELCUK TOUR - DAILY DEPARTURE
7.00 Departure from your hotel in Fethiye. We will drive to Pamukkale, which has been a thermal spa center since before the Roman era. After having our lunch, we visit the ancient city of Hierapolis, which is said to have been founded by King Eumenes II of Pergamon. We visit the great Roman baths, the Temple of Apollo, the well-preserved theater and the fascinating Necropolis. St. Phillip is associated with Hierapolis. We will also visit the calcium terraces and pools for which Pamukkale is named “Cotton Castle”. It is possible to bathe in the sacred Roman thermal pool with ancient columns (an extra fee is due) or you will have some free time at the terraces or to explore more on your own. We depart from Pamukkale around 16:00 and drive through the  Meander River Valley and drop you off at your hotel around 19:00 in Selcuk or 19:30 in Kusadasi
PRICE: 75 EURO PER PERSON – LUNCH INCLUDED

INCLUDED:
Main entry fees and lunch
Pick up and drop off at your hotel
Transportation in air-conditioned, non-smoking, public + private vehicles.
*Pamukkale/Hierapolis is very extensive and cannot be fully visited on foot in the time available. Ask your guide about transportation for a low extra fee inside the site if you prefer to visit the theater and the necropolis areas with your guide. This may limit or not leave time enough for a swim in the thermal pool.

NOT INCLUDED: Drinks, tips and items of a personal nature.