Pick up your rental car at Izmir airport and drive to Bergama to explore the beautiful Hellenistic ancient cities.
Drive to Pamukkale today to explore the ancient city of Hierapolis and walk over the world-famous white travertines.
Visit Aphrodisias ancient city on the way and listen to the races' voices in Anatolia's biggest stadium.
Explore the ancient city of Ephesus at it's best. Don't miss the house of the Virgin Mary and the Temple of Artemis located nearby.
Drive south to Bodrum; a city never sleeps during summer while preserving its ancient and local character.
Drop your car at Bodrum airport and fly to your next destination or back home.
- Ancient cities of Bergama
- Zeus Temple in Acropolis
- Cleopatra pools in Hierapolis
- White travertines of Pamukkale
- Stadium of Aphrodisias
- Ephesus ancient city and it's environs
- The House of the Virgin Mary
- Underwater Archaeology Museum of Bodrum
- Aegean kitchen
Would you like to explore the Aegean region of Turkey on your own. With our assistance, you can discover the ancient cities, seven wonders, and the natural beauties of Turkey's west coast at your own pace. Our self-drive Ephesus tour makes you explore Turkey's west coast on your own yet with professional assistance.
Day 1 - Izmir to Bergama
Pick up your rental car in Izmir Adnan Menderes airport and start driving north to Bergama city. Explore the ruins like Acropolis, Asclepieion, and the Temple of Serapis in the city's vicinity. We recommend a walk in the old city to see the beautiful stone houses and narrow streets of the old city of Bergama. Overnight in Bergama.
Day 2 - Bergama to Pamukkale
Check out from your hotel in Bergama and drive to Pamukkale through the countryside. Enjoy the ancient city of Hierapolis and swim in the ancient pools of Cleopatra before checking in to your hotel. Overnight in Pamukkale.
Day 3 - Pamukkale to Ephesus
After breakfast, start driving south and find the hidden gem Aphrodisias. After exploring this one of Turkey's best-preserved ancient cities, continue to Ephesus and check in to your hotel in the old Greek village near Ephesus. Overnight in Sirince.
Day 4 - Ephesus
Enjoy your breakfast in the garden of your hotel in a peaceful atmosphere and hit the road to explore what Ephesus and environs have for you. Explore the ancient city, see one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and visit the House of the Virgin Mary. Overnight in Sirince Village.
Day 5 - Ephesus to Bodrum
Drive south today by the Lake Bafa and take a break by the calm waters of the Agean sea. Visit the Bodrum Underwater archaeology museum before checking in to your hotel and catch the world-famous rhythm of Bodrum's nightlife. Overnight in Bodrum.
Day 6 - Departure
Drive to Bodrum airport for your next destination or home.
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