Private 2-Day Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour by Flight

Everyday Guarantee Departures
2 Day
2 City
30 Reviews

Places to Visit

  • Ephesus
  • Library of Celsus
  • Temple of Hadrian
  • Grand Theatre
  • Pamukkale
  • Hierapolis

Tour Program

Embark on an early morning adventure starting with hotel pick-up at 05:00 AM. Catch an 08:00 AM flight to Izmir, a quick one-hour journey. Upon arrival, we will whisk you away directly to Ephesus, where you'll step foot at the Magnesia Gate of the Ephesus Ancient City around 10:30AM.

Prepare to be amazed as you discover the captivating highlights of this historical site.


Highlights of the tour include:

  • Library of Celsus: Marvel at the grandeur of this ancient library, known for its striking facade and intricate architectural details.
  • Temple of Hadrian: Explore the impressive ruins of this well-preserved temple dedicated to the Roman emperor Hadrian.
  • Hercules Gate: Pass through the monumental Hercules Gate, an entrance adorned with impressive reliefs and sculptures.
  • Grand Theatre: Be awestruck by the sheer size and magnificence of the Grand Theatre, which once accommodated thousands of spectators.
  • The Snake Cult of Asklepios: Learn about the intriguing ancient snake cult associated with healing and visit the ruins of the Asklepion, an ancient medical center.
  • Herm (Marker) of Hermes: Admire the stone marker dedicated to the Greek god Hermes, symbolizing travelers and boundaries.
  • Stone-carving of the goddess Nike: Witness the intricate stone-carving depicting the goddess Nike, a symbol of victory and triumph.
  • Fountain of Trajan: Discover the ancient fountain dedicated to the Roman emperor Trajan, adorned with ornate sculptures.
  • Ruins of Artemis Temple: Explore the remnants of the legendary Artemis Temple, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
  • St. Mary's House (optional): If desired, visit the sacred site believed to be the house where the Virgin Mary spent her final years.

After the tour, you will be taken to your hotel in Kusadasi for an overnight stay.


Charisma Deluxe Hotel is one of the best 5 stars hotel in Kusadasi. The hotel is located by the sea and on walking distance to the city center. Besides quality ..


Today you will "hotel check-out" and discover Pamukkale, and then take a flight to Istanbul back.

Early in the morning, you will be picked up from the hotel to discover Pamukkale and explore the ancient city of Hierapolis, renowned for its well-preserved ruins and historical significance.

Visit the Necropolis, the Theatre, and the fascinating Cleopatra Pool (optional).


Highlights of the tour include:

  • Hierapolis: Visit the Necropolis, the Theatre, and the fascinating Cleopatra Pool. (Swimming at the Cleopatra Pool requires an admission charge)
  • Pamukkale: The highlight of the day will be the famous travertines of Pamukkale, a natural wonder with terraces of dazzling white mineral-rich pools. Take in the breathtaking views and enjoy the unique experience of walking on the cotton-like formations. 
  • Pamukkale Naturel Lake: You will also have the opportunity to visit Pamukkale Naturel Lake and Park, adding to the beauty of the area.

After the tour, you will be transferred to Denizli Airport for your flight back to Istanbul.

Upon arrival in Istanbul, you will be transferred to your hotel Istanbul.

Tour Details Tour ID 315

Explore Ephesus and Pamukkale: Private 2-Day Guided Tour

Explore the ancient ruins of Ephesus, including the Library of Celsus and the Grand Theatre. Immerse yourself in the historical marvels of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, marvel at the breathtaking natural beauty of Pamukkale's terraces and thermal pools.


With convenient flights and expert guides, this unforgettable journey promises a perfect blend of history, culture, and natural splendor. If you plan to visit Ephesus and Pamukkale and you are short of time, this specially crafted travel package is just for you.

✅ Everyday guarantee departures 
✅ Private Local Guides 
✅ Stress free travel package 
✅ VIP Entrance Fees to museums and attractions

✂ If you want to customize this tour please contact!
✈ Travel by air instead of long bus journeys 

Starting early morning 1 hour flight to Izmir and return by late afternoon flight back to Istanbul next day from Pamukkale. 

Departures : Everyday

Starting Point : Pick up from hotels in Istanbul

Duration :  2 Days

Language : English


  • Ephesus

  • Library of Celsus

  • Temple of Hadrian

  • Grand Theatre

  • Temple of Artemis

  • Pamukkale

  • Hierapolis

When you open the booking form ( after you click make reservation button) you will see optional activities, so you can add them in your tour and you can customize it as you wish.


  • Private local guide
  • All airport transfers
  • Roundtrip air fares Istanbul-Izmir / Pamukkale-Istanbul
  • Free baggage limits for domestic flights are 1x15 kgs for check in and 1x 8kgs per cabin
  • Accommodations in a 5-star or boutique hotel with breakfast
  • VIP Entrance Fees to museums and attractions


  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Optional additional tours or activities

Accomodation hotels are listed in "Tour Program", you can see them.

If you book 2 people your room will be double room, if you prefer seperated twin beds please use "Notes and Requests" part in the booking form and inform us.

If you book 3 people your room will be triple room, if you prefer 1 double + 1 single room please use "Notes and Requests" part in the booking form and inform us.

In cases other than the above situations, please submit your requests in the booking form use "Notes and Requests"

Q : What is the luggage limit for the flights in the program.

A : Free baggage limits for domestic flights are 1x15 kgs for check in and 1x 8kgs per cabin

Q: What is the Private 2-Day Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour?

A: The tour is a guided tour that takes visitors to two of Turkey's most famous destinations - Ephesus and Pamukkale - in just two days.

Q: What are the highlights of the tour?

A: The tour includes visits to the ancient city of Ephesus, one of the best-preserved ancient cities in the world, as well as the stunning natural wonder of Pamukkale, with its white terraced basins of mineral-rich water.

Q: How long is the Private 2-Day Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour?

A: The tour typically lasts two days and one night, with the first day spent in Ephesus and the second day spent in Pamukkale.

Q: What is included in the Private 2-Day Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour?

A: The package includes round-trip flights between Istanbul and Izmir, transportation, a licensed tour guide, entrance fees to the sites, and overnight accommodation in a hotel.

Q: Is it necessary to book the tour in advance?

A: It is recommended to book the tour in advance to ensure availability, especially during peak travel seasons.

Q: What should I wear and bring on the Private 2-Day Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour?

A: Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress according to the weather. Bring a camera, sunscreen, and any personal items that may be needed during the tour. Bathing suits and towels may be needed for the thermal pools at Pamukkale.

Q: Can the itinerary of the tour be customized?

A: The itinerary may not be fully customizable, but visitors may have some input on specific sites they would like to visit within the given timeframe.

Q: Is the Private 2-Day Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour suitable for families with children?

A: Yes, the tour is suitable for families with children, but it is important to let the tour operator know the ages of your children in advance so they can plan an appropriate itinerary. Note that some of the sites visited may require a lot of walking or climbing, so be sure to bring appropriate shoes and clothing for children.

# For cancellations made more than 7 days prior to the scheduled activity or service, there will be %20 of the total amount as penalty.

# If you like to re-schedule the tour date instead of refund. You can re-schedule your tour without any penalty 1 time. And you can tell your new travel date until 15 days of your arrival date. And this re-schedule right is valid 2 years after postponing the actual tour date.

# For cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the scheduled activity or service, there will be no refund.

# If you like to re-schedule the tour date instead of refund. You can re-schedule your tour with only %10 penalty 1 time. And you can tell your new travel date until 15 days of your arrival date. And this re-schedule right is valid 2 years after postponing the actual tour date.

After you submit your reservation please send copies of passports of all participants, and your arrival/departure airport transfer informations via email [email protected] For further assistance please feel free to call +905434428069

Mia V.

From airport transfers to accommodations, logistics were seamless. This allows you to focus on the experience rather than worrying about practicalities. The attention to detail ensures a comfortable and enjoyable journey, leaving you with only fond memories of Ephesus and Pamukkale yes

Lily U.

The tour includes a magical sunset experience, perhaps at Pamukkale or Ephesus. Watching the sun set over these ancient landscapes is a memory that lingers yes The colors reflecting on the historical ruins create a mesmerizing and unforgettable spectacle heart

Benjamin T.

Turco Travel's 2-day Ephesus and Pamukkale tour, guided by Mehmet, was an absolute delight. His expertise brought Ephesus to life, creating a vivid picture of its ancient glory. Pamukkale's surreal landscapes and thermal pools added a serene touch to this well-crafted journey.

Emily S.

Beyond the monuments, this tour provides glimpses into local culture. Interactions with locals and visits to nearby villages enrich the overall experience. It's not just about the historical sites but also about understanding the living culture surrounding them yes

William R.

The well-structured itinerary ensures you cover the highlights of both Ephesus and Pamukkale without feeling rushed. Each moment is optimized, allowing for a comprehensive exploration of these two distinct yet complementary destinations. Ideal for those with time constraints.

Sophia Q.

After our trip to Ephesus, the Charisma De Luxe Hotel in Kusadasi turned out to be the ideal haven. A revitalizing stay was guaranteed by the beachfront location, tastefully appointed rooms, and attractiveness of the largest SPA facility, which harmoniously balanced exploration and relaxation heartwink

Christopher P.

The surreal landscape of Pamukkale's terraces is beyond words. The natural pools, formed over centuries, are a testament to nature's artistry. It's a surreal experience to soak in the thermal waters while gazing at the picturesque surroundings yes

Ava O.

Ephesus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, lived up to its reputation. The preservation of its ruins is commendable. Walking through these historical treasures, you can't help but feel a deep connection to the past. A must-see for history enthusiasts.

Samuel N.

The guides were not only knowledgeable but also passionate about Ephesus and Pamukkale. Their insights breathed life into the ancient ruins, making the historical significance more profound. Their expertise added an invaluable layer to the entire experience yes

Chloe M.

Meryem, our guide from Turco Travel, elevated our Ephesus and Pamukkale adventure. The Library of Celsus, Grand Theatre, and Pamukkale's cascading terraces were breathtaking. Meryem's passion for history and genuine enthusiasm enriched the tour, leaving us with a profound appreciation for Turkey's historical and natural wonders yes

Alexander L.

The convenience of flights enhances the overall experience. No time wasted on long journeys, allowing for maximum exploration. It's a stress free adventure, ensuring you make the most of your limited time while immersing yourself in Turkey's cultural and natural wonders.

Mia K.

Charisma De Luxe Hotel in Kusadasi was a gem during our 2-day exploration of Ephesus and Pamukkale. After a day filled with ancient wonders, the hotel's well-decorated rooms and top-notch service provided a luxurious respite. Its seaside location and the tempting A'la carte fish restaurant added a touch of magic to our stay heartyes

Grace J.

This tour seamlessly blends historical richness with natural beauty. Ephesus provides a glimpse into the past, while Pamukkale's terraces and thermal pools offer a serene contrast. A well-crafted itinerary and knowledgeable guides make this tour a true gem yes

Daniel I.

The 2 day Ephesus and Pamukkale tour was a mesmerizing journey through time. Exploring the ancient wonders of Ephesus, from the Library of Celsus to the Grand Theatre, was like stepping into a history book. The expert guides made every moment enlightening.

Olivia H.

Embarking on Turco Travel's 2-day tour was a wise choice. Our guide shared an incredible depth of knowledge about Ephesus, transforming ancient ruins into living history heart Pamukkale's ethereal terraces and thermal pools were a tranquil escape, making this journey a perfect blend of cultural immersion and natural beauty yes

Benjamin G.

A customized experience was guaranteed by the private tour, and every minute was maximized by the effective use of the aircraft. Strongly advised for a short but enriching getaway.

Emily F.

The surreal splendor of Pamukkale's terraces contrasted with the historical immersion in Ephesus, particularly the Grand Theatre. For those with limited time, the private tour setting, well-organized agenda, and easy flights made it an ideal break.

William E.

Private 2-Day Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour was a captivating journey into history and nature. The Charisma De Luxe Hotel in Kusadasi became our haven after exploring Ephesus, offering not just comfortable rooms but also the allure of a seaside location and the indulgence of the largest SPA facility yes

Sophia D.

The archeological finds at Ephesus were fascinating, with the Library of Celsus being one of the best. The terraces at Pamukkale were spectacular, and flying made the trip less stressful. An intimate and meaningful encounter was guaranteed by the private tour feature.

Lily C.

Our guide, Gizem, from Turco Travel, skillfully navigated the wonders of Ephesus, offering a rich tapestry of historical narratives. Pamukkale's terraces were a natural marvel, and Gizem's expertise added depth to the experience heart The thermal pools were a surreal highlight, making this tour truly unforgettable yes

Andrew B.

This two-day excursion combined the attractions of Pamukkale and Ephesus in a seamless way. Trip's seamless integration of history and scenic natural beauty was made possible by the guides' knowledge and the convenience of the flights yes

Mia A.

Charisma De Luxe Hotel in Kusadasi elevated our Ephesus and Pamukkale experience. After a day immersed in history, the hotel's quality service and well decorated rooms provided a much needed oasis yes The proximity to the city center and a splendid A'la carte fish restaurant made our stay a perfect blend of comfort and culinary delight heart

Joshua Z.

We were able to see these sights in depth without feeling hurried thanks to the tour's private setting and effective use of aircraft. Strongly suggested for an engaging encounter.

Ava Y.

The Library of Celsus was one of the most remarkable archeological discoveries at Ephesus. The terraces of Pamukkale felt like entering a different universe. The tour was a really memorable experience because of its private setting, thoughtful agenda, and convenient flights yes

Grace N.

Turco Travel's 2-day Ephesus and Pamukkale tour exceeded expectations. The seamless flights and knowledgeable guide, Ahmet, made the historical journey through Ephesus captivating. The Library of Celsus and Grand Theatre were awe-inspiring, and Ahmet's insights brought ancient stories to life yes

Benjamin W.

I was amazed by the historic wonders of Ephesus, particularly the Grand Theatre. The terraces of Pamukkale were a singular sight in nature. The tour's private component gave it a unique touch, and the effective use of the planes maximized our time. 

Emily V.

Embarking on the 2-Day Ephesus and Pamukkale Tour was a cultural and natural odyssey. After a day exploring Ephesus's ancient wonders, the Charisma De Luxe Hotel in Kusadasi offered a perfect retreat heart Its seaside location, well decorated rooms, and the largest SPA facility added a touch of luxury to our journey yes

Sophia U.

Ephesus's wealth of history combined with Pamukkale's otherworldly beauty made for the ideal getaway. A hassle-free experience was guaranteed by the schedule that was meticulously prepared and the competent guides yes

Daniel T.

The well-organized tour with convenient flights allowed us to maximize our time. Highly recommended for those seeking a brief yet enriching cultural escape.

Olivia S.

Ephesus' ancient wonders were breathtaking, and the expert guides provided rich historical insights. Pamukkale's terraces were a surreal sight, and the convenience of flights made this tour a seamless and unforgettable experience.

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