3-Day Private Historical Tour: Pamukkale, Ephesus, and Ancient Cities from Kusadasi

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Duration

3 Days

Location

Pamukkale

Day 1:

Exploring Pamukkale and Hierapolis Your journey begins with a scenic 3-hour drive from your Kusadasi hotel to the historical site of Pamukkale, also known as Hierapolis. Enter through the North Gate and wander through the expansive Ancient Necropolis, where over 1200 tombs have been unearthed, with expectations of finding up to 3000, making it one of the world's largest ancient cemeteries. Marvel at the Roman Bath, stroll through the Domitian Gate and down Frontinus Avenue, and witness the impressive Roman theater that can hold up to 10,000 spectators. A highlight is walking on the stunning calcium deposit terraces of Pamukkale, enjoying the breathtaking views and 32-degree warm waters. Optionally, you can take a dip in Cleopatra's ancient pools for an additional fee. We return to Kuşadası hotel in the evening.

Day 2:


Journey Through Priene, Miletus, and Didyma The second day takes you to the ancient harbor city of Priene, now situated 16km from the sea due to silting. Explore this city known for its Hellenistic art and architecture, laid out in a grid system. Then, visit Miletus, significant for its position on trade routes and its rich cultural heritage. Conclude the day at Didyma, an ancient prophecy center dedicated to Apollo, offering insights into the religious practices of the past. We return to Kuşadası hotel in the evening.

Day 3:


Discovering Ephesus, House of Virgin Mary, and Basilica of St. John On the final day, meet your guide and head towards the countryside to visit the House of Virgin Mary, a site of great historical and religious significance. Next, delve into the ancient city of Ephesus, where you'll see the Odeion, Market Basilica, Curetes Street, and more, including the grand Great Theater. The tour also includes a visit to the Basilica of St. John and the site of the Temple of Artemis, one of the ancient world's wonders. The day ends with a leisurely drive back to Kusadasi, offering opportunities for scenic views or shopping.

Day
1

Hierapolis

Exploring Pamukkale and Hierapolis Your journey begins with a scenic 3-hour drive from your Kusadasi hotel to the historical site of Pamukkale, also known as Hierapolis.

Day
2

Priene, Miletus and Didyma

Journey Through Priene, Miletus, and Didyma The second day takes you to the ancient harbor city of Priene, now situated 16km from the sea due to silting.

Day
3

Ephesus

Discovering Ephesus, House of Virgin Mary, and Basilica of St. John On the final day, meet your guide and head towards the countryside to visit the House of Virgin Mary, a site of great historical and religious significance.

Includings
  • Professional Licensed Tour Guide
  • Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
  • All Local Taxes
  • A/C Mercedes MPV
  • Parking Fees
Excludings
  • Drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Driver & Guide Tips – Gratitude
  • Entrance Fees
  • Lunch (Full-day Tours)
  • Accomodation
  • Our tours can be customized according to your requests, and prices will be redefined for customized tours. For detailed information, you can reach us directly by using our email address or contact us via WhatsApp. We are here to assist you with detailed information and special offers!

    Email: info@bcnktravel.com
    Whatsapp: +90 532 425 6678

  • 735€




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