Duration: 2 days
Tour starting point: Your Istanbul hotel
Tour ending point: Same with departure point
Includes: Private tours, officially licensed local tour guides, private transportation, domestic flight tickets, entrance tickets, all mentioned airport transfers
Excludes: Hotel booking, lunch, drinks, gratitudes ( recommended)
Sights to see: Ephesus, Pamukkale
Private Tours in English
Professional Local Guides
Domestic Flight Tickets
Transportation With Private Vans
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Private Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour from Istanbul will be a 2 days tour package for your family on a private basis to see highlights of ancient cities. We would like to remind you that the best location in Kusadasi is to choose your hotel for Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour.
Day 1: You will be picked up from your Istanbul hotel by our private van and you will be transferred to Istanbul Airport for a flight to Izmir (Smyrna). Upon arrival in Izmir, you will be met by our representative at the airport holding a name sign with your name on it.
You will be transferred to the city center of Ephesus with a private van to meet your guide. Upon arrival meet your local tour guide and you will be informed about the history of Ephesus before discovering the ancient city.
Sights to see; Temple of Artemis, Great Theater, Celsius Library, Temple of Hadrian in Ephesus, Harbor Street of Ancient City, House of the Virgin Mary, Isa Bey Mosque.
After the tour, your driver and tour guide will drop you off at your hotel. Overnight in your Ephesus hotel.
Day 2: You will be picked up from your hotel with a private van and private tour guide at 09:00 am for the Pamukkale tour to enjoy the natural calcium pools created by thermal water.
As Ephesus is far away from Pamukkale there will be a 3-hours-long drive with a private van service however you will be accompanied by a local tour guide and informed about the following sites of visit in advance.
Sights to see; Calcium Pools, Necropolis, Roman Baths, Domitian Gate, Latrina, Frontinus Street, Agora, Byzantium Gate, Triton Fountain, Cathedral, Apollon Temple, Plutonium (explanation will be made from outside due to ongoing excavations), Theater and Cleopatra Antique Pool, Hierapolis.
Note: As you will have free time to swim in the Cleopatra Pool, please take your swimsuit with you.
After the tour, you will be transferred to Denizli Airport for a flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival in Istanbul, you will be met by our representative at Istanbul Airport holding a name sign with your name on it. You will be transferred to your Istanbul hotel and overnight stay in Istanbul. Our service ends here, we hope to have you as our guest again.
*Please note that your Ephesus and Pamukkale Tours will be operated by the same guide
Q: Is it possible to change the tour route?
A: Of course, as this is a private tour we can change the tour route and start from Pamukkale, spend your second day in Ephesus.
Q: What are the language options?
A: We can operate your tour in English, Spanish and Italian upon request. Please contact us for other language options.
Q: Why hotel is not included?
A: As hotels offer good rates on online booking platforms we don't include a hotel booking service however we will suggest the central location to book your hotel, so you can make your hotel booking in accordance with your priorities.
Q: What is the pick-up time from my Istanbul hotel?
A: Depending on the flight time, hotel pick-up changes however in order to make a satisfying tour program and not to spend your day on the road, you can fly to Ephesus with an early morning flight.
Q: Can we finalize my tour in Kusadasi?
A: Of course, if you would like to end your tour in Kusadasi we can drop you at the hotel or Kusadasi port.
Q: How to meet my tour guide?
A: Your tour guide will be waiting for you at the airport to meet you for the tour. Also, you will see our representative with a name sign at the Istanbul airport to meet you for transfer back to your hotel.
Q: Can we add another site of the visit to our program?
A: Please advise us in advance if you would like to add another site of the visit to your tour itinerary, so we can revise it accordingly.
Q: Are we alone with the guide or will there be a group?
A: As this is a private tour service, you/your family will be alone with your tour guide.
Q: What kind of vehicle is used for transportation?
A: Depending on your number vehicle choice is managed however our tours are generally operated with Mercedes vito or Mercedes Sprinter for larger groups.