Private Full Day Ephesus Tour

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Ephesus ruins
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What To Expect

On this private tour, you will be greeted by our professional tour guide in Izmir and driven to Selcuk, one of the most visited destinations in Turkey. You will then visit Ephesus, known to be the commercial, religious, and social center of antiquity.


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After a 1-hour drive, your tour starts with a visit to the best preserved and restored ancient city in Turkey. You will visit Ephesus which is known to be the commercial, religious, and social center of antiquity. Ephesus is probably the best combination of Greek, Roman and Byzantine civilizations. With the mythological stories and spectacular ruins, you will feel the ancient life in Ephesus.

Visit the fountains of Trojan, Polio, the Temple of Hadrian and Domitian, Private House, the Library of Celcius, Varius and Scolastica Baths, Bouloterion and the Great Theatre with a capacity of 24,000 spectators. After lunch, you will visit the House of Virgin Mary where she spent last days of her life, located on Mt. Koressos (Mount Nightingale). Thereafter you will visit the Basilica of St. John, which was constructed by Justinian I in the 6th century. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to the airport or to your hotel depending on your schedule.


  • Pick up from centrally located Izmir Hotels or Izmir Cruise Port and drop off services

  • Land transportation with a comfortable, air-conditioned and non-smoking vehicle

  • All highway and parking fees of the vehicle

  • Lunch

  • Professional English-speaking tour guide throughout the tour

  • All entrance fees for the sites mentioned in itinerary

  • Service charges and local taxes


  • Drinks during lunch

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • pick up from hotels start at 08:00 - 08:30.

  • Museums are closed on Mondays. In the event of any museum closures, an alternative similar museum will be visited.

  • The itinerary involves a good deal of walking. Good comfortable footwear is therefore essential.

  • Excursions are not operated from Kayseri Area.

  • This tour has a 10 passenger minimum requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 46 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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