Ephesus and Pamukkale: Day Trip by Plane from Istanbul

Starting price $ 500,00


Enjoy a full day tour from Istanbul to ancient cities of Ephesus and Pamukkale/Hierapolis which includes flights, guides, lunch, entry fees, and transportation in an airconditioned van.

  • Skip the long entry lines.
  • Get a comprehensive overview of Ephesus.
  • Travel with comfortable transportation.
  • Visit the best preserved ancient city in Asia Minor with an expert local guide
  • Decide on the places you would li-keto see, focusing on sights of interest
  • Swim in Pamukkale's hot springs and visit the ancient city of Hierapolis

Travel back in time on a guided tour from Istanbul to the ancient cities of Ephesus and Hierapolis. Spend a full day marveling at ancient, multi-cultural architecture and monuments without worrying about any of the details of traveling and organizing. 

Start your day with pickup from your hotel in Istanbul in the early morning and transfer smoothly to the airport to catch your flight to Izmir. Be greeted upon your arrival and travel to Ephesus to meet with your guide.

Explore this iconic former-Greek city, built in the 10th century, famed for its temples, monuments, and theaters. Known as the commercial, religious, and social center of antiquity, this is sure to be the highlight to your whole visit to Turkey.

Discover the city’s combination of Greek, Roman and Byzantine markers of civilization. Visit the Fountains of Trajan, Polio, the Temples of Hadrian and Domition, and the Library of Celcius.

Be awed by the the Great Theater with its capacity for 24,000 spectators, the Temple of Artemis, and the House of the Virgin Mary. Continue to Pamukkale which is known for its natural thermal spring waters. 

Find out why this site is known as the cotton castle as you see how the chemical properties of the water have formed pure white colored travertines and stepped water terraces that line the mountain’s slope, resembling piles of cotton.

Visit the ancient city of Hierapolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The highlight of this site is be the Sacred Pool, which you can enter if you choose. There, shallow thermal waters ripple over a wonderful scattering of ancient Roman ruins that lie beneath.

Head to the Necropolis of Hierapolis which contains 1200 gravestones, including that of Marcus Aurelius Ammianos. After your tour, transfer back to Denizli Airport for your evening flight back to Istanbul and be transferred back to your hotel.


  • Flights (Istanbul to Izmir, Denizli to Istanbul)
  • Guide
  • Airport transfers
  • Entrance fees to sites visited
  • Lunch (except drinks)
  • Local transportation in air-conditioned vehicles


  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance to Sacred Pools
Up to 2 Pax - 950 USDBook Now
Up to 4 Pax - 1600 USDBook Now
Up to 6 Pax - 1900 USDBook Now
Up to 8 Pax - 2200 USDBook Now

Those prices are  in total for parties, not per person.

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