When in TURKEY,you’re never short of options.For those who want to have a full glimpse of what western Turkey is like with her antique and modern, rural and urban this two day tour is the opportunity. Of the many places of interest, EPHESUS, world’s largest open air museum with a multi layered historical background houses very important Pagan and Christian remains from Classical, Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods. Having been the capitol of all the Asian provinces of the Roman Empire in her hayday Ephesus, with an ideal climate and juxtaposition as a harbour city near the mouth of the ancient river Caistros on the Aegean coast surely will amaze you at every step.
Whilst walking the roads once trodden by historymakers such as Alexander The Great, Cleopatra, Marcus Antonius, Octavian, Hadrian, Virgin Mary, St John, St Paul …, you’ll see the Celsus Library, 24 000 seater capacity Grand theatre, temples of Emp. Augustus, Domitian, Hadrian and the Artemission ( Diana temple which was one of the seven wonders of the world ). The oldest churches dedicated to Virgin Mary and St John are in Ephesus, too. ( This church is mentioned as the Faithless Church in the Book of Revelation) These are a few highlights from Ephesus.
A drive along the river Meandros will take you to PAMUKKALE ie COTTON CASTLE where you overnight at a 4* hotel on a HB basis.A swim in the naturallywarm and mineral-rich at your hotel will be a bonus to refresh yourselves for a splendid experience in Cotton Castle on day 2 of our tour.
The snow-white cascades owing their formation to the deposition of mainly CaCO3 among the many other minerals in the the thermal springs are on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
Furthermore the beautifully preserved and restored ruins of the 2300 year old spa city HIERAPOLIS are ther too enchant our visitors in their spare time after an optional swim in the Cleopatra’s Thermal Pools.Undre the blue skies, with Roman relics at your feet. Let the beautifying and healing waters embrace you.
To ensure a full scope to Turkish Folklore traditional handicraft centers will be visited as well. You’ll come back as Turkey experts.
Guide,breakfast&dinner(Excluding drinks),Ephesus and Pamukkale entrance fee,Insurance.
Virgin Mary entrance,Cleopatra pool entrance,lunch.
What you will need to bring
Swimwear,Money for drinks and entrance(optional).