The Bodrum to Ephesus and Pamukkale tour combines 2 amazing sites in Turkey in 1 trip. The tour is over 2 days and includes an overnight stay in a hotel. If you can’t decide between the 2 trips of Ephesus City and Pamukkale, then why not choose this Bodrum tour.
The pickup from your hotel is at approximately 6.30 am. You will stop after about an hour of travelling in an air-conditioned coach so you can have breakfast. Breakfast isn’t included in the price of the tour but you will have plenty of choice at this stop. Once you arrive at Ephesus, your professional guide will take you around the city, giving you free time to take photographs and explore. After about 3 hours in the ancient city of Ephesus you will board the coach and travel to a restaurant where a delicious buffet lunch is included in the price.
When you have finished lunch you will continue your travels onto the area of Pamukkale. The hotel that you will stay is in the small town at the bottom of Pamukkale mountain. Dinner in the hotel is included in the price of the Bodrum to Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour. On the second day you will visit Pamukkale and have the opportunity to walk in the thermal pool cascading down the mountainside. Cleopatra’s Pool and museums in Hieropolis City have a minimal entrance fee that is separate to the tour.
Ephesus city was built in ancient times by the Romans and was an important trading city between Europe and Asia. Many leaders served their time in Ephesus city. If you a history buff then you must visit this city just 3 hours away from Bodrum. The Bodrum to Ephesus and Pamukkale tour combines history and beautiful culture and nature.
Pamukkale is famous for it’s mountain of white appearance. It looks like snow but it’s actually solidified calcium deposits that have cascaded down the mountainside from the thermal underwater pools. The thermal pools are said to have healing powers and in ancient times the area was used by locals as a healing spa. The ailments that were treated here include stress, arthritis and skin disorders. Cleopatra’s Pool is a large thermal pool that used to be surrounded by a beautiful temple. Only crumbled columns remain now but it’s amazing still to swim among these original artefacts. Contact us and book this with EasyBook Tours for an unforgettable experience.
The pickup from your accommodation is included from all over the Bodrum Peninsula. The time is dependent on which area you are staying in but will be around 6.30 am. A more accurate time of pickup will be given to you after you book
After about an hour of travelling you will stop at a restaurant for breakfast. This is not included in the price of the tour so it's optional whether you want to eat here.
After the breakfast stop there will be 1 more scheduled stop at a gold factory or similar, before you reach Ephesus
When you arrive your professional tour guide will direct you to the entrance gate of Ephesus. Once inside you will be taken around in your group to see the amazing sites that have been excavated already. You'll know how it was to walk in the footsteps of Romans. Within Ephesus city you can also visit the last resting place of the Virgin Mary (which is optional and has a separate entrance fee)
After your tour of Ephesus City, you will get back on the coach and drive a shot distance to see the remains of the Temple of Artemis which is listed as 1 of the 7 wonders of the man-made world.
After seeing the ruins of the Temple of Artemis you will once again get on the coach and be driven to a food hall for lunch which is included in the price of this tour. Lunch is served as a buffet and there are suitable options for vegetarians.
After you have spent a wonderful day at Ephesus you will travel on to the area of Pamukkale. It will take about 2 and a half hours to reach your hotel close to the mountain of Pamukkale. A stay in a hotel is included in the price
As well as the hotel stay itself, dinner and breakfast are also included in the price of this tour. After Breakfast on day 2 you will board the coach again and travel the short distance to the entrance gate of Pamukkale
With your entry to Pamukkale you have access to the ruins of Hieropolis City which you will walk through to get to the famous white mountainside of thermal pools.
You are also permitted to paddle in the pools on the mountainside where you should pose for some outstanding pictures.
Cleopatra's Pool is onsite too but there is a separate entrance free which is payable upon entrance, therefore it is optional.
The museums around the site of Pamukkale also have a minimal fee to enter if you wish.
After your day in Pamukkale and your lunch, you will start heading back to Bodrum. There will be 2 scheduled stops for your comfort along the way. One will be at a gold factory or similar.
You will arrive back in Bodrum somewhere between the hours of 7 pm and 8 pm, although these times are just a guide.