2 Days Private Tour from Izmir.
First day, depart for Ephesus to explore the Greco-Roman ruins. Overnight in Pamukkale.
On the second day visit Pamukkale (Hierapolis), which is known with the white travertine terraces and pools that are formed by calcium carbonate. Walk on the terraces and visit the ruins of ancient city of Hierapolis.
Includes excellent English speaking tour guide, lunches, luxury transport,
If requested airport pickup and drop-off.
Optional visits to Ancient cities of Laodicea and Sardis.
Day 1 - Private Tour of Ephesus starting from Izmr and ending in Pamukkale.
Meet your licensed tour guide and air-conditioned vehicle at your hotel in Izmir or Izmir Airport. Depart for Ephesus, Drive approximately 1.5 hours to see the remains of what was once ancient Rome’s capital in Asia Minor. Your first stop will be the ancient city of Ephesus which was the home to over 200,000 people. The peak time of the city was between the 1st and 2nd century AD. Modern-day excavations have revealed an incredible collection of ruins. See the highlights of the ancient city and visit the House of the Virgin Mary. Enjoy lunch at see the traditional local handicrafts, and make a final stop at the ruined Temple of Artemis, once one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Afterwards, drive to Pamukkale. Overnight in Pamukkale.
Day 2 - Private Pamukkale Tour starting from Pamukkale and ending in Izmir
After breakfast, Drive to Pamukkale, a natural and historical site listed as UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy Pamukkale’s white travertine terraces, formed by natural hot springs that has high calcium carbonate. Visit the ruins of ancient city of Hierapolis. Optional visits to Ancient cities of Laodicea and Sardis before returning to Izmir.
Cost: 440 Euro (Total to be paid for a group 1-6 people)
- Services of an excellent English speaking tour Guide
- A/C Mercedes MPV
- All transportation costs.
- Tax, service charges.
- Pick up and drop off from/to Hotel / Airport in Izmir.
- Traditional Turkish Lunches
- Parking Fees to the sites
Rates Do Not Cover:
- Entrance fees to the sites.
- Drinks during lunch
- Hotel accomodation in Pamukkale
There is no prepayment required for the reservation. To avoid disappointment, we recommend to make your private tour reservation at earliest possible.
Payment can be made in Euro, Turkish Liras or US Dollar cash at the end of the tour. There is no prepayment required for the booking.
* If requested we can pick you or drop you to Izmir airport. There is no surcharge for these services.
* If requested guests can be transported to Denizli Cardak Airport at the end of Day 2. There is a surcharge of 50 Euros for this private transfer service.
You can cancel a tour 72 hours in advance of your tour departure without any charges. If you would like to cancel a tour, simply send us an email and we will be happy to assist you. Once you are within the 24 hour tour departure window, the tour becomes non-refundable. This is because our guide and vehicle have set aside space to accommodate your request and will often not be able to fill that space with another customer so close to departure.
For more information, contact us.
Frequently Asked Questions :
> We do not make hotel bookings. You make your hotel booking directly.
We recommend the following hotels: (booking.com links)
Q2 - How long will we have free for swimming in Pamukkale?
> You will have approximately one hour for swimming in Pamukkale antique pool.
Q3 - We would anticipate being dropped off at the Ismir Airport for our flight.
> In the second day you will be dropped off to Izmir airport approximately at 7.30pm.
Q4 - So we would be safe booking a flight departing Ismir at 10:00 PM if we are expected to arrive at 7:30PM? The guide will ensure we stay on schedule?
> Yes, no problem.
Q5 - If we skip the visit to either Laodicea and Sardis would we have more time to spend swimming in Pamukkale? Is there one you'd recommend skipping over the other?
> Yes, skipping one site will give more time for you at Pamukkale. In this case recommend you to skip Sardes. In this way you would have 1.5 hours more in Pamukkale and can spend 3.5 hours.
Q6 - How do we book our trip with you? How does payment work?
> For the booking, all we need is both of your names and the pick up address.
Payment can be made in Euros, Turkish Liras, British Pounds and US Dollars cash at the end of the tour. There is no prepayment required for the booking.