Ephesus & Pamukkale (2 Days)


If you are planning to visit both Ephesus and Pamukkale from Marmaris at a time and a long bus travel is stopping you, then you can opt for our Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour From Marmaris. The two days tour will also help you learn more about culture, tradition and customs of Turkey. In these two days you will cover a 600 km journey and explore the Aegean territory of Turkey with our comfortable buses.

Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour from Marmaris

While Ephesus presents you an open air museum of the ancient sculptures and magnificent monuments, the Pamukkale excursion presents you an opportunity to visit the natural wonders of Cleopatra’s Pool the calcium cliffs, etc. and the ancient city sites of Hierapolis and Necropolis. Excursion to Ephesus and Pamukkale from Marmaris includes a stay at the nearby 3-Star Hotel.

  • Hotel Accommodation in Pamukkale
  • 2 Breakfast & 2 Lunch & 1 Dinner
  • A Pick-up and Drop-back service
  • English Speaking Guide
  • 2 Full Days Tour
  • Full Insurance

Ephesus and Pamukkale (2 Days) Tour From Marmaris

A two-day trip to Ephesus and Pamukkale is not only enjoyable from a tourist perspective; it gives you a comfortable break from the busy life of the resort town of Marmaris. Located on the countryside, both Ephesus and Pamukkale present you great sights with their awesome landscapes. During the first day of the trip, you will visit the ancient city site of Ephesus. The tour guide will lead you through the ancient monuments like the ancient amphitheatre, the Temple of Artemis, the Library of Celsus, etc. After this you will also have a chance to visit the House of Virgin Mary, situated 9 km from this place.

At the end of the first day, we take you to the 3-star hotel and arrange for your comfortable stay at Pamukkale. Refresh yourself in the swimming pools, and the Jacuzzi bath; enjoy a luscious buffet and take good rest until the next day. The second day, after the breakfast, we take you to Pamukkale. The amazing White Mountain welcomes you with its magnificent looks.

The calcite deposits of the mineral rich hot springs cascading down the mountain have gradually formed while marvelous travertine formations over thousands of years. The ancient city sites of Hierapolis and Necropolis, the splendid Cleopatra’s Pool and the tomb of St Philip are very near to this place. After roaming for about 3-4 hours in this interesting place, you will taste a refreshing lunch and begin your journey back to Marmaris. During this 2-day excursion you will enjoy ‘more time at Ephesus & Pamukkale and less time to travel’.

  • Available Days: Thursday, Sunday
  • Restrictions: Not suitable for the guests with walking difficulties.
  • Don’t Forget: Hats, Sun Creams, Swimsuits, Towel, Cameras, Comfortable & Shoes, Overnight Bag.
  • See Also: Ephesus Day Trip
  • See Also: Pamukkale Day Trip

Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour From Marmaris

Why Book This Tour?

Holidays in Marmaris are all about swimming into beautiful beaches and enjoying the sun. If you are interested in visiting some important sites around the country but you only have limited time, this 2-day excursion is ideal for you. This amazing excursion takes you to visit Ephesus and Pamukkale, two of the most interesting and imposing sites of the country. During this 2-day exploration you can admire nature at its finest, relax your body and mind, unfold the history and explore the culture of these areas. As it combines excitement, adventure, sightseeing and relaxation, this excursion from Marmaris is ideal for people of all ages and covers multiple interests to satisfy all.

Optional Hot Air Balloon

Pamukkale has got a new attraction to offer, hot air balloon tour. If you are going to do the 2 days tour from Marmaris, you can go for a hot air balloon ride. Please note that summer season is very busy, let us now that you want to go for the balloon tour while booking this tour so we can make all the arrangements.

Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour From Marmaris

Day 1 - (Ephesus)

With this 2-day tour you will visit the ancient city of Ephesus and unfold its history. Ephesus used to be the second most important city after Rome and was a commercial and political centre during the Roman period. The entire city is made by marble and walking around enables you to observe some interesting structures with upgraded aesthetics. Among others you will observe the marble streets, statues, temples and houses with mosaics. One of the most interesting highlights of Ephesus is the temple of Artemis which is one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. In the broader area you may also visit the House of Virgin Mary. According to the myth, Virgin Mary spent her last days there.

Day 2 - (Pamukkale)

On the second day of this excursion you will visit Pamukkale, an area known for having some imposing natural wonders. One of the most interesting spots to visit is the Cotton Castle. This limestone, white-washed mountain is a breath-taking spot of unique natural beauty. The mountain has naturally-shaped terraces filled with thermal water. In the broader area you may also visit an antique thermal pool, known as the Cleopatra’s Pool, and swim at an extra cost. Moreover, in Pamukkale there is the ancient city of Hierapolis with many interesting ruins. In Hierapolis you may observe a necropolis, an ancient theatre, Roman baths and temples.

Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour From Marmaris


For the purposes of Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour From Marmaris, you will be travelling with a comfortable and fully air conditioned bus. On the first day, during the morning, the bus will drive you from your hotel towards Ephesus. The road trip is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes during which you can enjoy views over the beautiful countryside. By the end of the first day, you will travel to Pamukkale for another 3 hours. Short breaks are included in the road trip’s schedule so that you can relax and refresh yourself.

Accommodation in Pamukkale

This tour is aims in offering you a truly magnificent sightseeing experience with the maximum comfort. The Ephesus &Pamukkale 2-day Tour from Marmaris includes a 1-night accommodation. By the end of the first day, the bus will drive you to Pamukkale and arrive at a charming hotel. The facility is a 3-star hotel with comfortable and cosy rooms. In addition, the hotel has a restaurant, a pool and a Jacuzzi bath if you wish to relax during the night.

Guiding Services

Given that the schedule includes visits in many interesting spots, this tour includes guiding services. More specifically, during the first day, a professional and English speaking guide will welcome you in the bus and let you know the final details of the schedule. The experienced guide is the person in charge to provide interesting descriptions and unfold the history and the importance of the places included in the schedule. The professional guide will also be in charge to assist you in case you need and ensure that you enjoy every moment of this 2-day exploration.

Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour From Marmaris

When Is The Tour Available?

This excursion is available from Marmaris only on Thursdays and Sundays. It begins during the early morning time when a modern and comfortable vehicle picks you up from your place of accommodation. After exploring Ephesus and Pamukkale for 2 days, the excursion finishes when you return back to your hotel in Marmaris during the afternoon.

What’s Included?

The price of this tour includes pick up and drop off at your hotel, as well as all the necessary transfers with a full insurance. The rice includes also 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner and a 1-night accommodation in Pamukkale. The entrance fees and a guided tour from an English speaking guide are also included. Please note that drinks, other optional entrance fees, tips and other personal expenses are not part of the price.

Departure : Pick up from your Hotel

Duration:(2 Days Tour)

  • Hotel Accommodation in Pamukkale
  • 2 Breakfast & 2 Lunch & 1 Dinner
  • A Pick-up and Drop-back service
  • English Speaking Guide
  • 2 Full Days Tour
  • Full Insurance
  • Drinks
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Personal Expenditures

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6 Reviews Added Overall rating: 5


    We had our holiday in Turkey last summer and went on the Excursion to Ephesus and Pamukkale from Marmaris absolute amazing time, made even better by our tour guide Sukru a.k.a Sam. When we go back to Turkey we will definitely be using this company again. Thanks !!!


    The two day trip to Ephesus and Pamukkale was the absolute highlight of our whole stay in Turkey not just because of the beautiful places we have seen but also because we were fortunate enough to have Sukru as our guide. His knowledge of the places and the historical background is amazing, time after time I have felt that I am actually able to see the ancient world around us with full of life of the people who once were living there. The time we spent in Ephesus was like an open air university lecture for me ( reminding me of the old times ) We would like to thank Sukru again for making this trip a wonderful experience.I would book for any trip in Turkey if he would be the guide.If you want to see real Turkey, try this tour .


    HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TOUR AND GUIDE FOR ALL VISITORS !!! The trip to Ephesus and Pamukkale from Marmaris was well organized from start to end and we enjoyed every moment of it. It was one of the best excursion I had in Turkey. A special thanks to the tour guide SUKRU DULGER who made our day so wonderful and memorable. The whole credit goes to SUKRU…Ta…………


    Ephesus and Pamukkale 2-days Excursion from Marmaris was a highlight of my holiday. From the morning we were taken care of by our guide SAM and given a true insiders lots of information concerning Turkey. I enjoyed the lesson that accompanied the sights we traveled so far in these two days. And it absolutely was nice not having any stress concerning wherever to eat or spend the night. These were all included within the package. i will undoubtedly book once more with these guys.


    If you are thinking of booking 2 days tour from Marmaris, you must use Mares Travel. We booked online and everything was perfect. Sam (tour guide) took us to to Ephesus and Pamukale and we were amazed by his relentless knowledge, jokes and facts. A truly unique experience. We have been going to Marmaris for 3 years and always book with Mares Travel for tours, they are the best.


    Sam made this your a great pleasure for my family. He knows the right balance between friendliness and humour and knowledge. We will be very happy to do the two day tour once again on our next visit. The best tour you can do from Marmaris, I cannot recommend highly enough.