If you’re up for some adventure and some fascinating sightseeing, this delightful two day Bodrum Ephesus Pamukkale Tour has everything you could possibly expect from a holiday.
Our lovely two day escapade through Turkey’s most glorious sites, starts with a cozy drive from your hotel in Bodrum. On the way to Ephesus, we will stop for a delicious open buffet breakfast at the local restaurant near Bafa lake. After a lovely breakfast, we will continue our drive to the ancient city of Ephesus, as our professional guide informs you about the program.
We will pay a visit to the charming town of Selchuk and its famous Turkish delight factory, where you can shop for the authentic Turkish sweets, such as baklava and lokum. Indulge your sweet tooth at this extraordinary outlet, before we head to legendary Ephesus.
During the day you will have also a chance to visit to the remains of the Artemis Temple. Magnificent temple was built to honor one of the highest Greek deities, Artemis. Artemis was the goddess of chastity, virginity, the hunt, the moon, and the natural environment. This gorgeous temple is considered one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
As our tour through this outstandingly preserved ancient city, you will be able to see more of the impressive architectural wonders such as the Library of Celsius, the Grand amphitheater, the Gate of Augustus and more. We will also visit the House of Virgin Mary which is believed to be the last residence of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
After the first day’s route is finished, you will have a lunch break in Selcuk and drive to Pamukkale, where you will be checked-in at a lovely small hotel. Upon the arrival, you will have some free time to unwind and settle your impressions.
Our open buffet breakfast at the hotel next morning, we will take a five minute drive to the city of Pamukkale. The famous Cotton Castle is a unique phenomenon, with its gorgeous travertines, calcified waterfalls and beautiful thermal springs. You will be able to take a dip in the wonderful 36 degree celcius water in the magnificent Antique pool .You will also have a chance to swim in an ancient Cleopatra’s pool and take a stroll through the captivating ruins of Hierapolis ancient city. Get to know the magic of the old world and discover the necropolis, bathhouses, the amphitheatre, the tomb of St. Philip and more.
These fascinating four hours spent in Pamukkale, we will have a lunch break and head back to Bodrum.
Join Bodrum Ephesus Pamukkale Tour to not to miss this unique opportunity to see Turkey’s best features and learn something about the foundations of one of the greatest empires in the history of mankind.
If you are passionate about sightseeing and wish to visit interesting and important sites, then this Bodrum Ephesus Pamukkale Tour is ideal for you. Starting from Bodrum, this excursion enables you to visit two of the most known locations in Turkey, Ephesus and Pamukkale. Visit important archaeological sites, and appreciate and understand the beauty and the power of nature. Unfold the history and relax in thermal springs. This 2 day excursion is ideal for people of all ages and covers multiple interests.
Pick Up: Very early in the morning, a comfortable car will pick you up from your hotel in Bodrum. A tour guide will be there for you to offer you interesting descriptions about the sites and assist you in case you need.
Breakfast: At a local restaurant, close to the charming and beautiful Bafa Lake the bus will stop for a breakfast. The open buffet breakfast will give you the necessary energy to continue your exportation.
Selcuk Town: In order to make your road trip more comfortable, another stop will take place at Selchuk town. There, you will visit a Turkish delight factory where you can learn interesting facts or purchase some tasty locums and baklava.
Ephesus Ancient City: The next stop takes place at the infamous ancient city of Ephesus. This city used to be the second most important one after Rome, during the Roman times. The upgrades aesthetics and the exquisite architectural style will make you fall in love with Ephesus. The city has a variety of interesting sites such as temples, theatre, and houses with mosaics. In Ephesus, you will also visit the ruins of the infamous Temple of Artemis, which is one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world.
Lunch Break: After visiting the house of Virgin Mary, which is also located in the broader area of Ephesus, the bus will transfer you to Selcuk. At a local restaurant, you will taste some delicious recipes during your lunch break.
Hotel in Pamukkale: By the end of the lunch in Selcuk, the bus will continue towards Pamukkale. The schedule of the first day finishes when you arrive at a small, yet charming hotel in Pamukkale. Take your time to rest and have some fun moments during the evening.
Breakfast: The second day of this excursion begins with a tasty and freshly made breakfast at the hotel, before the check out from the room.
Sightseeing in Pamukkale: The day includes an amazing sightseeing in Pamukkale. The area is listed as an UNESCO site of world heritage due to the natural wonders and the archaeological sites that has. In Pamukkale, you will visit the Cotton Castle and admire the breath-taking backdrop of the terraces that are filled with thermal water. The guide will also take you to the ancient city of Hierapolis to observe the ruins and learn the history of this ancient settlement.
Lunch: After spending some hours in Pamukkale, you will have a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Take this opportunity to enjoy some tasty recipes and relax in a cosy setting.
Return: Energized and relaxed from the lunch, the bus will start driving you back to Bodrum. Arrival back to your hotel in expected during the afternoon.