Ephesus-Pamukkale-Didyma-Miletus-Priene 3 days from Istanbul by plane

Turkey tour 7 itinerary

Day 1 Istanbul-Ephesus

A three day tour that covers the famous ancient sites Ephesus, Didyma, Miletus, Priene and finally Pamukkale. An Istanbul-Izmir morning flight and a transfer to your Hotel in Selcuk, near Ephesus, is the start of this magnificent tour. Ephesus was one of the most important trade centers of the ancient times. It is also one of the sacred cities of the Christianity. This tour will give you the opportunity to see the temple of Artemis,the House of Virgin Mary, the Celsus Library, the Great Theater, the temple of Domitian and the Trajan Fountain.

Following the first day Ephesus tour, transfer to the Hotel in Selcuk for the first night stay.

Day 2 Selcuk-Pamukkale-Selcuk

A transfer from Selcuk to Pamukkale will take you to a natural and a historical wonder. One of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites with its breathtaking white travertines, Pamukkale will also offer you the chance to see the Sacred Pool, Hierapolis ruins, Necropolis the city of death, the Collonade street and the Roman theater.

Following the Pamukkale tour, a transfer back to hotel in Selcuk for the second night accommodation.

Day 3 Selcuk-Didyma-Miletus-Priene-Izmir-Istanbul

The last day of this tour will take you south, near Didim village of modern day Turkey. Didyma is the first site that you will see, in fact it is a sacred site offering you the temple of Apollon where oracles used to commit prophecy rituals.

During the Miletus tour you will see the Great theater and Baths of Faustina.

The most important structures in Priene are the temple of Athena and Bouleuterion (Senate House). You can also see Zeus and Demeter temples and the theater.

Following the tour, a transfer to Izmir airport for the afternoon flight back to Istanbul where another transfer for your hotel will be waiting for you at the airport.


Istanbul-Izmir-Istanbul flight, two nights Hotel accommodation in Selcuk or Kusadasi, all transfers, guided tours and lunches are included.

Booking and further info requests

For other tours to Ephesus and day tours in Ephesus please see Ephesus Guide
Also see Turkey Package Tours