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2 Day Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour from Izmir

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    Day 1 : Kusadasi - Ephesus Tour

    You will meet your private guide at exit terminal of Izmir airport and you will drive to Bulbul mountain where the House of the Virgin Mary is located in a nature park between Ephesus and Selcuk, which is believed to be the last residence of the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus. The peaceful site is sacred to both Christians and Muslims, and is visited by many tourists and pilgrims. This House was later visited by Popes Paul VI and John Paul II, who confirmed its appropriateness as a place of pilgrimage. On November 29, 2006, Pope Benedict XVI celebrated mass here. You will continue and enter the Ephesus Ancient City and pass by the Magnesia gate. The guided walking tour will take you through one of the most magnificent excavations in the world. See the Odeon, the Fountain of Trajan, the steam baths of Scholastika, the temple of Hadrian and the impressive library of Celsius. The library is adorned with columns and statues. The next stop is The Grand Theater, where St. Paul preached, is the largest theater in antiquity with a capacity of 24,000 seats.

    After the termination of the visit to Ephesus, You’ll take your lunch and continue to the one of the most popular sites in Ephesus, the ruins of the Temple of Artemis. First built during the Archaic period, the temple is one of the Seven Wonders of Ancient World. After the visited Temple of Artemis, You’ll also see Isa Bey Mosque. This impressive mosque from XIV. Century A.D. is unlike any other you will see in this country. Afterwards you drive to your hotel. Overnight Kusadasi.

    Day 2 : Kusadasi - Pamukkale Tour

    You will drive from Kusadasi to Pamukkale and take a tour to Pamukkale, Hierapolis Ancient City. Afterwards you drive to your hotel or airport of Izmir or airport of Denizli.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Izmir Airport or hotel
    Departure Time
    Please contact tour operator to arrange pick up time
    Duration
    2 days
    Inclusions
    • Overnight accommodation
    • Local taxes
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Professional guide
    • Round-trip shared transfer
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    Exclusions
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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    By: Ephesus Bus to Ephesus
    cairobound
    166
    Terrible merchant experience
    The tour of the ruins in Ephesus was amazing. In addition, we were also taken to Mira Kuyumculuk/Raffi Jeweler,
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    Pr0verbs31
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    5819
    Loved this tour
    My first time in turkey. Our tour guide was eylem rehbecom. He was great. Very knowledgeable, fun & easy to
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    Hashimndl
    40
    Shuttle Service
    The shuttle service was good. you can get it easily from the Izmir central station and can get to the airport
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    Filka A
    51
    Great places to visit
    It took us theee days to see it all. I overly enjoyed it. There is loads of walking included. Bit if you are into
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    Rafael F
    7212
    Nice cruise in general
    On a pilgrimage so we got a small cabin. Food in general was okay but I believe they should cater to what they
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    tokapstoarni
    8330
    Lots of people!!!
    Well the excursions are nice but they do go kinda crazy taking you in and even if you dont go with the ship there
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    KatherineAR
    Durango, Colorado
    19894
    Turkey with Celsus
    this trip was actually a few years ago...we booked with Celsus after trying to find independent guides online...we
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    FloridaCruiser
    31
    Great Company
    We used Celsus for all airport pickups, a walking tour iof Istanbul, a guided tour of Ephesus, a drive to Bulgaria
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    triphunterFL
    Florida
    11
    Ephesus Shared Tour by Celsus Travel
    Me and my family did a Greek Isles & Turkey cruise on last October and we used the Ephesus shared tours of Celsus
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    RustyCanadian
    San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
    93
    Amazing Value, Outstanding experience
    We were surprised when met by a tour guide and driver in a new van. Spent at least 6 hours with Zyenep Elitemiz
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