3 Days-Western Turkey Tour from/to Istanbul

Visit > Ephesus Ruins, Mother Mary House, Artemis Temple, Pamukkale, Pergamum and Asklepion
>Internal flight tickets, airport transfers, 2-night accommodation, Guiding, Skip-The-Line tickets, lunch at tours provided >
This is a customized 3 days package tour from/to Istanbul by plane. Visit UNESCO sites of Turkey such as Ancient Ephesus; An Archeological treasure, The best-preserved classical city in the Eastern Mediterranean hold House of Virgin Mary and The Temple of Artemis. Get a chance to swim in Pamukkale's thermal springs, see Pergamum and Askelepion which is one of the seven churches of revelation. Learn history about early Christians from your expert local guide. Experience shopping in local bazaars, tasty delicious foods from Turkish Cuisine.

per adult from

$873

NZD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • 2 night accommodation in Kusadasi
    • Economic class domestic flight tickets
    • Admission fees for all sightseeings mentioned in the itinerary
    • Transfer services from/to airports on private basis
    • Land transportation by air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
    • Entry/Admission - The Temple of Artemis
    • Entry/Admission - Pamukkale Thermal Pools
    • Entry/Admission - Hierapolis & Pamukkale
    • Entry/Admission - Pergamon Antik Kenti
    • Entry/Admission - The Asklepion
    What's excluded :
    • Beverage with meals
    • Tips for the guides & drivers (0ptional)

  • Day 1: Flight to Izmir / Ancient Ephesus Tour

    Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk 35100 Turkey
    Visit The House of Virgin Mary; located 6km to the north of the ruins of Ephesus, a church was built from the 6C AD to the top of the foundations of a house from 1C AD and it is declared by the church to be the final house where Mary spent her last days. Also, it is believed that the Assumption took place there on the 15th of August.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey
    Ancient Ephesus; An Archeological treasure, The best-preserved classical city in Eastern Mediterranean. During the 1C AD, Ephesus was the second largest city on the planet after Rome with more than 250,000 citizens. It was in the center of the known world and played the role of a gateway between the East and the West. With its giant harbor, it was also the center of trading in antiquity. It was not only a rich commercial city but also the honeymoon place of Mark Anthony and Cleopatra. It is also home to one of the Seven wonders of the ancient world, Temple of Artemis. Ephesus is also so well preserved that, walking on the ancient streets among the beautiful monuments such as the third largest library of the ancient world or the largest roman theatre on the Asia continent, gives you the feeling of a time traveler.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Ataturk, Park Ici Yolu No:12, Selcuk Turkey
    Next; Temple of Artemis or Artemision was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Its ancient cult dedicated to Artemis was very famous in antiquity and made Ephesus a much-visited pilgrimage place. There were a total of 127 ionic columns with a height of 19m. The temple is also considered to be the earliest bank of the ancient world.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Istanbul, Istanbul
    According to your pick-up time meet with your driver at the lobby of your hotel and drive to Airport for your 1hour 30min domestic flight to Izmir. Upon arrival you wıll be greeted by your driver and drive safely to Selcuk, meet with your group participants and start your full-day tour.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Kusadasi (4*)

    Day 2: Pamukkale Tour

    Stop At: Pamukkale Thermal Pools, Pamukkale Turkey
    Pamukkale; Pools of Heaven on Earth… Pamukkale has always been a very popular settlement where hot springs were believed to have healing powers so it is considered to be the earliest spa on earth where in history people traveled long distances in order to find a cure. The unique terraces were formed by running warm spring water at a temperature of 35 C, containing calcium bicarbonate. Today Pamukkale is declared as a worlds heritage site by UNESCO.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Hierapolis & Pamukkale, Pamukkale 20280 Turkey
    Visit; the ancient city of Hierapolis which has the biggest Necropolis with 1200 gravestones in Anatolia. Also, The Sacred Pool is one of the highlights of the site. Theır shallow thermal waters ripple over a wonderful scattering of ancient roman ruins that lie beneath.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Kusadasi (4*)

    Day 3: Pergamon&Asklepion Tour / Flight to Istanbul

    Stop At: Pergamon Antik Kenti, Bergama Turkey
    Visit Pergamum; When John wrote his letter, Pergamum had been a capital city for almost four hundred years. After the mythical times, Pergamum had been the scene of several cultures, ranging from those of the Stone and Bronze Ages until the Archaic and Classical Periods. Among the temples, palaces, and agora’s, the Asklepion, which were constructed in the course of one century, belonged the big Zeus Altar and the Parchment Library There you explore the impressive Acropolis, the actual ancient city, and see the Altar of Zeus which is mentioned as the throne of Satan’, Temple of Trajan and the third biggest library of antiquity.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: The Asklepion, Zafer Mah. Prof. Dr. Frieldhelm Korte Cad. No:1, Bergama 35700 Turkey
    Asklepion; was known under the name of "The Pergamum God of Health". Asclepius the deity of health and medicine served the people for several hundred years; thus making Pergamum a medical centre of very great importance. Famous medical Scholars, like Hippocrates and Galenus, were born in Pergamum and worked there.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Istanbul, Istanbul
    After the tour drives you to Izmir Airport for your 1hour 30min domestic flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival at ın Istanbul, you will be greeted by your driver and transferred safely to your hotel. End of our service
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Transfer provided from centrally located Istanbul Hotels
    Departure Time :
    6:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Tour Altinkum Travel

Activity ID: V-39776P119

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