Coast of the Aegean Sea.
Kusadasi, Ephesus, Pamukkale.
The first day 07:00
departure from Batumi
The second day 09:00
arrival in Ephesus
Ancient Ephesus - the ancient city - an open-air museum. The largest preserved historical site in Asia Minor. This city was called the “City of the Goddess Artemis” because the city houses the Temple of Artemis - one of the seven wonders of the world. The ancient city of Ephesus is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2015. Here is the burial of the holy Apostle John the Divine, the mystical home of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which is declared a holy place. Until the end of life, the mother of Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary, lived and rested here
Tour starts at 10:00
- House of the Blessed Virgin.
- Wall of Desires
- The ancient city of Ephesus - an open-air museum.
- Julius Celsus Library
- Temple of Artemis (ruins)
At will - the Church of St. John the Divine.
Accommodation at the hotel Kusadasi
The third day
08:00 breakfast at the hotel
Kusadasi - the most beautiful bay of the Aegean Sea - a city with a century of history, combining the sea, the sun, the virgin nature, turned into an excellent tourist resort. Legends say that God Zeus himself loved to rest here. The city of Kusadasi is surrounded by ancient monuments: Ephesus, Priene, Didyma and Miletus. The name translates as “Bird Island”, as there is an island nearby where birds nest (pigeons, herons, and others). Now it is connected to the mainland by a bulk road. The Mediterranean climate, golden sandy beaches, warm sea provide an opportunity to choose: water skiing, pleasure boats, diving, etc.
09:00 the Aegean Sea, sunburn, golden beach, if desired - a tour of the fortress, a walk along the boulevard.
08:00 - breakfast at the hotel
Pamukkale - translated as “Cotton Castle” is a thermal resort located 190 km from Kusadasi. This area with geothermal sources, which have no analogs anywhere in the world. Due to the saturation of waters with calcium carbonate, sources over the centuries have formed a cascade of terraced baths. Only one place is reserved for swimming - Cleopatra's pool. You can visit not only during the day, but also at night, the entrance is never closed. Sources along with the ruins of Hierapolis are included in the list of the natural and cultural heritage of UNESCO.
09: 00 departure towards Pamukkale
11:30 Bathing in the pool of Cleopatra. This is a place of rest of the Roman and Greek emperors. Inspection of terraces and hot geysers, here you can swim in the mud and healing baths.
21:00 Return to Batumi
16-00 Sarpi border crossing
The cost of the tour includes:
- transportation by comfortable bus
- hotel (with breakfast)
- service of the qualified guide
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