sample itinerary: 11 nts. self-drive or privately escorted tour: Ephesus – Pamukkale- Beach resort
Ancient Ephesus and the natural wonders of Pamukkale, relax in beach reosrt
Day 1: UK to Izmir.
Fly to Izmir and transfer to hotel for overnight in Selcuk (or Kusadasi).
Day 2: Ephesus.
Drive to Ephesus to visit this ancient Roman city, one of the best preserved and most visited in the world, with its grand marble streets and imposing library. Once home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, it was also here that St Paul preached some of his most famous sermons, and where the Virgin Mary spent her last days. overnight in Selçuk.
Day 3: Hierapolis and Pamukkale via Aphrodisias.
Drive to the ruins of the ancient city of Aphrodisias with its stunning Temple of Aphrodite and on to the ancient thermal spa town of Hierapolis, with its original Roman baths and graveyard containing over 1,200 tombs. Drive to Pamukkale for overnight.
Day 4: Pamukkale.
Literally translated as ‘Cotton Castle’, this unique natural wonder appears from a distance as a shimmering white fairytale castle. Its limestone-laden thermal spring waters have created a magical landscape of white rocks and warm shallow pools, which are said to cure all types of ailments. Overnight in Pamukkale.
Day 5- 12: Any chosen resort for relaxing beach holidays.
After breakfast drive to your chosen resort for the rest of your relaxed beach holiday. You may stay as long as you like or just a few days for your beach holidays, before your return to UK. End of your stay, we will transfer you to the nearest airport for your return journey.
We offer flexible departures from all major UK airports, any day of the week
between 1 Apr-31 Oct 2018 from £1,198 per person
The price of this holiday includes
- One way direct flights to Izmir from any major UK airports
- Transfer from airport to your hotel in Selcuk (or Kusadasi)
- 2 nights HB in 4* Kalehan Hotel 4* (or similar standard hotel) in Ephesus
- 2 nights HB in 4* Venus Hotel (or similar standard hotel) in Pamukkale
- 7 nights any chosen resort 4* hotel for relaxing beach holidays
- we will organise all your transfers or self-drive option
Please note above itinerary is guidance only, this is very flexible Tailor Made Holidays, this can be done with any durations and with any resorts hotels.