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3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS EPHESUS, PAMUKKALE, PRIENE-MILETUS-DIDYMA TOUR By BUS
|Tour Type:||By Flight|
|Duration:||3 Days 2 Nights|
|Tour Highlights:||Ancient City of Ephesus,Ephesus Museum,House of Virgin Marry,Pamukkale Cascades,Ancient Site of Hierapolis,Priene,Miletos,Didyma|
Overnight Bus to Izmir
Day 1:You will be picked up from bus station in Selçuk. Ephesus Ancient City and the House of Virgin Marry. You will visit Temple of Artemis (Diana), the site of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, Ephesus which is known to be the Commercial, the Religious and the Social Center of Antiquity, and one of the Highlights of any Visit in Turkey. After lunch we will visit House of Virgin Mary, probably where She spent recent years of Her life; Isa Bey Mosque, this impressive mosque from XIV. Century A.D. is unlike any other you will see in this country.
Day2: We will visit Pamukkale Travertenies and Hierapolis Ancient City which is the center of natural thermal spring waters with healing properties. Due to the chemical properties in the water, pure white colored travertines and stepped water terraces have been created on the mountain slope. It is for its resemblance to cotton piles that it is called ´Cotton Castle´ in Turkish. We stop on the way a t a 4 star hotel for lunch and swimming thermal red waters. Then Visit the travertines and the ancient city of Hierapolis which has the biggest Nekropol with 1200 gravestones in Anatolia. The sacred pool also is one of the highlights of the site. There shallow thermal waters ripple over a wonderful scattering of ancient roman ruins that lie beneath.
Day3: Priene - This was once a harbour city but is now located 16 km inland from the sea on the hills of the Mykale Mountain. The theatre in Priene is one of the most beautiful ones from The Hellenic World. The Athena Polias Temple was reconstructed by Alexander The Great as a gift to the city. After Priene, Miletos - Visit the ancient city of Miletus which once was one of the biggest cities in Anatolia. It was located on the trade routes. Didyma - This was not a city but a temple dedicated to Apollon. It was once one of the biggest temples in the Hellenic World. After the tour you will be transfered to bus station for overnight bus to Istanbul.
- Domestic Bus Tickets
- Entrance fees
- 3 Lunches
- Local guide
- 2 Nights Acccomodation in 3* Hotel or similar
- Gratuities (optional)
- Beverages during lunch
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- In the event of any museum closures, an alternative similar museum will be visited
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Departure point: Pick up from centrally located hotels in Istanbul
Departure time: 5:00am
Duration: 87 hours (approx.)
Return details: Returns to original departure point at approximately 9:00am
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