Day 1 ISTANBUL – IZMIR – KUSADASI
Departure for Istanbul Airport to catch Izmir flight.Arrival in Izmir and proceed to your hotel in Kusadasi.
Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi
Day 2 KUSADASI – EPHESUS – VIRGIN MARY - KUSADASI
Departure from the hotel and visit Ephesus.Before reaching Ephesus comes the most holy visit of the tour. Stop at the last home of the Virgin Mary which is visited by over a hundred thousand pilgrims each year. In 1967 Pope Paul VI and in 1979 Pope Paul II both celebrated mass here and also prayed in the double church in Ephesus. St. John brought the Virgin Mary to live here in peace in her final years. After praying for health in this holy atmosphere of an ancient place of worship, continue to St. John’s basilica and his tomb. Lunch. In the afternoon visit Ephesus, the city dedicated to Artemis, the best preserved archaeological site in Asia Minor. Visit the odeon, the marble street, where St. Paul walked and held daily discussions (act. 19:9) the Temple of Artemis, one the Seven Wonders of the ancient world, the Celsus Library, the Temple of Hadrian and the theater. St. Paul attended the synagogue in Ephesus discussing Christianity there for three months before he moved his converts to the lecture hall of Thyrannus. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 3 KUSADASI – HIERAPOLIS - APHRODISIAS – KUSADASI
Departure from the hotel and drive to Hierapolis (the cotton castle) one of the
Most spectacular sites.See the wonderful formations of the travertine and watch the cataracts falling into basins at the bottom of the mountain. Walk around the ancient city Hierapolis, the Monument and Thermal Baths.See the architectural genius of the Theatre, the magnificently well preserved Necropolis and the worldwide famous "Devil’s Hole". Year round swimming possibility in the natural hot spring pool. Then proceed to Aphrodisias. The city of Goddess of Love. Visit one of the largest ancient theaters in the world, the Odeon, Bishops Palace, Stadium, Temple of Aphrodite and the museum with the gorgeous reliefs and statues of the sculptors of Aphrodisias. After the tour drive back to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 4 KUSADASI
After tour proceed to Izmir Airport for Istanbul flight.
BB accomodations at 4* hotels
Transportation with deluxe AC coaches throughout
English speaking guidance throughout
Meal services mentioned in the itinerary
Entrance fees to the sights as mentioned in the itinerary
Tips to hotels and restaurants
Service charges and VAT
Exclusive Services Any personal expenses
Extras at hotels
Drinks during meals
Tips to the guide and drivers
Any other services not mentioned in the itinerary