Enjoy two days exploring Pergamum and Pamukkale by bus from Istanbul. Explore the ancient Greek city and refresh yourself in the healing waters of Pamukkale before taking a night bus back to Istanbul.
What to Expect
Turkey offers the visitor history, culture, and spectacular natural beauty. On this 2-day excursion from Istanbul by bus, you can explore the ancient city of Pergamum and the natural wonders of Pamukkale.
Your adventure begins in Pergamum, exploring the ancient Greek city with an expert guide at your side. Historically famed for its healing powers, Pergamum still has a magical air about it, and you'll notice it as you visit the Aesculapium, an ancient medical center, and learn ancient healing methods.
In Pamukkale you'll see the thermal springs whose mist gives the place its nickname, the "Cotton Castle." These thermal waters have been used since ancient times and you'll have your own chance to talk through their panegyrical pools. You guide will explain how the city of Hierapolis was built around this natrual wonder and cap off the day on a comfortable night bus back to Istanbul.
Take a comfortable night bus with tea service to Kuşadası and drive to Pergamum.
Visit the Aesculapium.
Have dinner your at hotel in Pergamum.
Depart in the morning for Pamukkale.
Take an afternoon tour with guide and later, have free time to dip in thermal springs.
Ride the night bus back to Istanbul.
- Round trip bus tickets
- Pick up transfer from central hotels
- English speaking professional guide (other languages are available on request)
- Museum entrance fees
- HB accommodation at 4* hotels
What's Not Included
- Transfer from bus station to hotel in İstanbul at the end of the tour.
Know Before You Go
Advance reservation required. (3 days)
When verifying your booking, your local supplier will advise you on alternative meeting points for hotels which are not accessible