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Fausset's Bible Dictionary
On the river Cestrus, then navigable up to the city; in Pamphylia. (See Acts 13:13), and would return with them on his way from Antioch in Pisidia (Acts 14:24-25). He and Barnabas preached here..) The scene of John Mark's deserting Paul. Its inhabitants retreat during the unhealthy summer heats up to the cool hollows (the Yailahs) in the Pisidian hills. Paul came in May when the passes would be cleared of snow, and would join a Pamphylian company on their way to the Pisidian heights (
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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Perga'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/p/perga.html. 1949.