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Combine a visit to UNESCO-listed Pamukkale Hot Springs with time to explore the Roman city of Hierapolis during this full-day excursion from Bodrum. Time travel to this former Roman settlement, exploring landmarks like the baths and ancient necropolis. Then head to the thermal pools for a soak in the mineral-rich waters, in use since ancient times. Entrance fees and a buffet lunch are included.
Enjoy an authentic taste of Grecian life as you set sail across the Aegean Sea for the beautiful Greek island of Kos. This day trip from Bodrum includes round-trip transport by hydrofoil and a full day to explore the island independently. Spend the day swimming and sunbathing on the beaches, tour the fascinating 14th-century Castle of the knights, hike to the top of Mount Dikaios, or enjoy the shops, restaurants and bars of Kos town.
Get a taste of Greek history and culture with a full-day trip to the Greek island of Rhodes from Bodrum, including transfers from Bodrum port. Maximise your time with speedy round-trip transport by hydrofoil, then spend the day exploring the island independently. Step back in time as you stroll the UNESCO-listed medieval town of Rhodes or hire a bike and tour the local wineries. Climb the Monte Smith hill to explore the ruins of Rhodes’ Acropolis or enjoy sunbathing, swimming and snorkelling at the many beaches.
Discover the ancient city of Ephesus on this full-day trip departing from Bodrum. A comfortable air-conditioned coach takes you from your modern Bodrum hotel back in time 2,000 years, after a stop for breakfast (own expense). Your expert guide leads you through historic ancient Roman sights like the Temple of Hadrian, Library of Celsus and the Great Theatre. Enjoy lunch, included on the tour. This tour is great for history buffs and novices alike.
Ancient Ephesus tour with Virgin Mary's House from Bodrum
Excellent Tour Guide
, Oct 2019
Very organized day from pick-up to drop-off. Lunch provided was excellent, our tour guide was exceptional!! This was the second time this year that I had taken this same tour. Learned more this time around with different insightful historic facts than last time because our tour guide was enthusiastic about teaching...very much appreciated!
Step into antiquity on a full-day trip from Bodrum to the Ancient City of Ephesus that explores the ruins of a thriving Roman port and Meryemana, the Virgin Mary’s House. With an experienced guide to lead the way through the historic sites you’ll learn about daily life, religion, and culture in ancient Ephesus, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This full-day Ephesus tour includes round-trip transport from the Bodrum Peninsula, lunch, and entrance fees at the Ancient City of Ephesus.
Go shopping at the weekly bazaar in Turgutreis for the chance to browse authentic Turkish goods from surrounding villages. Practice your bargaining skills and discover a range of fresh foods along with textiles, spices, and more.
Visit UNESCO-protected Ephesus and the House of the Virgin Mary on a full-day trip from Bodrum. Take a walking tour around the ruins of Ephesus, once a great Roman sea port. See highlights including the Library of Celsus and Great Theater, and hear about life here 2,000 years ago. Then, visit the House of Mary, where a chapel marks what many believe to be Mary’s last home. Lunch, entrance fees, and transport included.
A visit to Ephesus which was once the commercial center of the ancient world, now the largest classical archeological site in the world, is a highlight of any visit to Turkey. The city with its splendid architectual program was dedicated to the goddess Artemis whose temple was once considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Pamukkale (Cotton Castle): A magical and spectacular natural site unique in the world situated by the ruins of sacred Hierapolis ancient city. The programs of the day tours to Ephesus and Pamukkale are combined together with an overnight stay in Pamukkale.
Sail the spectacular Dalyan River on this full-day trip departing from Bodrum in an air-conditioned coach. Soak in mud baths and explore the historic tombs of Kaunos while you learn about the local history for your expert guide. Swim in the beautiful river and keep an eye out for elusive loggerhead turtles at İztuzu Beach. Admire views of the well-known Kings’ Tombs and enjoy a savory local lunch.
Watch for sea turtles and ancient tombs along the scenic Dalyan River on a full-day tour from the Bodrum Peninsula that explores natural wonders, history, and Iztuzu Beach. Cruise to the Dalyan River’s natural mud baths and thermal pools, enjoy a buffet lunch at the edge of the water, and visit a fascinating Lycian necropolis. After following the river all the way to the Mediterranean Sea, hit the sand for some time on beautiful Iztuzu Beach, where Turkey’s sea turtles come to breed.
Bodrum is one of Turkey’s most scenic beach resorts, but the most stunning spots are out on the open water. During this fun-filled cruise along the Bodrum coastline, you’ll hop a sailing boat to discover out-of-the-way islands and caves, including hidden spots only accessible to boats. Bathe in an all-natural hot spring, snorkel in crystal-clear water, and dine on a delicious onboard lunch.
Explore the highlights of the Turkish coast with a pirate's swagger on a full-day pirate boat tour from Bodrum. Your captain shows you scenic spots around Black Island, Camel Beach, and Aquarium Bay, and makes stops for swimming in the clear waters of the Mediterranean. The crew serves up lunch on board the boat, and you can even take an optional camel ride. Your tour includes the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off.
Explore the pine forests and culture of the Bodrum Peninsula on a full-day Jeep tour, and get off the beaten path with a local guide to lead the way. Get views across the region from the highest point on the Bodrum Peninsula, visit a small village for lunch on a working farm, then hit the beach on the Ciftlik Gulf. This fu;;-day Jeep tour includes pickup and drop-off at hotels on the Bodrum Peninsula, lunch, and all transport.
Start above the city of Kos and visit Asklepieion. The former temple consists of three levels and was once the place for the foundation stone of modern medicine, because there Hippocrates wrote the oath of the same name, which has survived to this day. Drive on to the small village of Antimachia and see an old windmill and a traditional farmhouse. Continue through olive groves and unspoilt countryside to the Kefalos peninsula. Admire the island's most beautiful beaches and enjoy a Greek lunch (optional) in the picturesque Kamari Bay or take advantage of the opportunity for a short refreshment in the crystal clear sea.
Another highlight of the eventful day is a visit to the typical mountain village of Zia with its old houses on the slope of the imposing Dikeos mountain. Stroll through the small alleys and get to know the tranquil way of life of the Greeks. Discover the numerous spice stands and taste the typical cinnamon water.
Visit one of the best preserved Roman ruins in Turkey on a private full-day tour from Bodrum to Ephesus. Walk around Ephesus with your private guide and see the UNESCO World Heritage Site up close, with highlights such as the Library of Celsus and Marble Street. Afterward continue to the Temple of Artemis and the House of the Virgin Mary, and learn more about the history of the region.
See the historic city of Istanbul on a full-day tour from Bodrum that includes a guided tour of the city, round-trip flights, and all ground transport. Explore the former home of Ottoman sultans at Topkapi Palace, visit the Old City and Blue Mosque, then browse the colorful stalls at the Egyptian Bazaar. This full-day Istanbul tour is a cost-effective way to tour Istanbul while visiting Turkey's Aegean coast.
Combine a sightseeing cruise with a fishing trip in the Aegean Sea in this two-in-one tour. Board a fully equipped boat helmed by a captain with many years of fishing experience. Sip on unlimited drinks while enjoying views from the water. There’s a chance to swim in the Aegean's turquoise waters when the boat anchors in some beautiful bays. Plus, lunch is served on board to keep you replenished throughout the tour.
Marvel at Pamukkale’s grand geology as well as the historic ruins of Hierapolis on this day trip from Bodrum. Explore Pamukkale’s famed ‘Cotton Castle,’ other-worldly terraced calcium pools, and opt to swim in Pamukkale’s modern thermal pools or the Roman Cleopatra’s Pool for an additional thrill at your own expense. Pair the glories of nature with the magnificent architecture of man at Hierapolis, an ancient city not far from the pools. See life and death as it was during Greco-Roman times when you tour the necropolis. A delectable lunch is included in this tour.
Leave the crowds of Bodrum behind and enjoy a day of relaxation, adventure, and exclusivity on a private 5-hour chartered boat tour on the Aegean Sea. It's the perfect opportunity to take your Turkish vacation to the next level. Reserved for your party alone, a high-class vessel takes you to four or five of the area's most impressive bays and beaches, where you can swim, snorkel, and sunbathe.
Expand your holiday in Turkey to include a day trip to Rhodes. After pickup from your Bodrum hotel, take your seat aboard the ship. You’ll have the whole day to explore the Greek island independently and at your own pace. With pre-arranged return passage, there’s no need to worry about finding a boat back to Turkey. At the end of the day, transportation returns you to your hotel.