If you are passionate about sightseeing and ancient ruins, then you should not miss the opportunity to join the incredible Pamukkale Ephesus Tour. This full day tour invites you to explore the majestic ancient city of Ephesus, learn its long history, and admire the spectacular landscape. During the day, you will also visit other important sights of the area. The trip to Ephesus is ideal for people of all ages as it combines multiple elements for a day full of joy and exploration.
Our Pamukkale Ephesus Tour begins during the early morning hours, with a pick-up service from your place of accommodation in Pamukkale. A professional, fluent in English, tour guide will welcome you in a comfortable car and brief you on the final details of the schedule. The car will drive you to Denizli train station from where you will travel to Selcuk. The trip to Ephesus takes approximately 3 hours, during which you can observe some nice views at every stop.
When you arrive, a delicious open breakfast buffet will be waiting for you so that you can get the energy needed for the day. Then, you will start touring the ancient city of Ephesus. What makes Ephesus a popular sight is that the city was the second most important, after Rome, during the Roman time. Therefore, as a trade and cultural hub, Ephesus has exceptional aesthetics. The city is entirely constructed by marble. As you walk around, you can see several temples, an ancient theatre, the ancient agora and many more. One of the most notable ruins in Ephesus is the Temple of Artemis that is listed as one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. However, today you may also observe some ruins of the temple. During your exploration in Ephesus, you will also visit the Celcius Library and learn many interesting information about the ancient knowledge.
When your visit in Ephesus is over, the bus will drive you to a charming, local restaurant. The lunch break included a freshly made open buffet with multiple options. Energized and relaxed, you will continue towards the next stop of this tour, which is the House of Virgin Mary. According to the Orthodox tradition, this is the house where Virgin Mary spent her last days, and is considered as an important religious sight.
By the end of the last stop, the bus will drive you back to the train station from where you will travel back to Pamukkale. This full day tour finishes during the afternoon when you arrive back at your hotel.
The Pamukkale Ephesus Tour is a full day excursion. For your own comfort, this tour includes all transfers, as well as pick-up and drop-off services from your hotel. The price includes also a full insurance and guiding services from a professional tour guide. A breakfast and lunch buffet is also included in the price, which include multiple local recipes. The entrance fees to the archaeological sites are also included. Please note that drinks during breakfast and lunch, as well as any type of personal spending are excluded.
Ephesus is one of the most important destinations for sightseeing lovers. Touring around the ancient city is a lifetime experience that you don’t want to miss. The area hosts numerous points of interests such as the Temple of Artemis, the Library of Celsius, the Odeon, and the Agora. The city used to be the second largest and most important city after Rome. Therefore, it forms an excellent example of ancient aesthetics and architecture.
One of the things you should expect when joining this tour is a truly unforgettable sightseeing experience. The schedule includes visits at some of the most important sights of ancient Ephesus, such as the temple of Artemis. In addition, you should expect to witness the upgraded aesthetics of the settlement with marble streets and statues. Better still, the incredible landscape and the views over the Mediterranean Sea will capture your attention since the very first moments.
This full day excursion from Pamukkale to Ephesus is a great option for people of all ages. This is because it combines sightseeing, exploration and adventure. In general, the tour is equally recommended for solo travellers, families with small children and groups of friends. However, please note that, due to the schedule and the points of interested included, this tour is not suitable for people with walking difficulties.
We only need your positive vibes, and a few more things that will make your tour comfortable. As the area has high temperatures during the summer months, you are instructed to bring a sun cream, a hat or sun glasses. As you will tour around ancient ruins, it is also important to wear comfortable shoes and light clothes. Your camera is also a must!
The distance between Pamukkale and Ephesus is approximately 3 hours. However, your trip will be comfortable and enjoyable, as you can observe several nice views. You may also relax during the road trip in order to have energy for the rest of the day.