Ephesus Culinary private tour with local guide
We'll see the highlights of Ephesus but will focus on what's important for you - perhaps our Greek, Roman or the early Christians and important Christian sites.
But also you have chance to have cooking experience at the local restaurant or at home. Visiting local market ( if available ). You could have some favourite Turkish food recipies.
You will informed about Roman and old greek recipies.
Provide you easy but delicious recipes, which you will enjoy not only cooking, but also eating what you have cooked. If you like cooking and looking for something different to do in the city, this is surely one of the must do things. It is not only an educational activity, but also a fun experience.
On our day together we will see these places and give you a sense of the glories of this special place. We can visit the Ancient City of Ephesus, Museum or Mother Mary House, sightseeing the Temple of Artemis, Isabey Mosque and St John Basilica area.
Shopping experiences also available.
Please note that the above tour is private and offers complete flexibility. You can add or remove stops as per your request even at the day of the tour.
We will meet you at the port or other place in the Ephesus area. And cooking experience at the local restaurant or at home.
Suggested : places to Visit :
Ancient City of Ephesus ;Ephesus is the best-preserved ancient city in Turkey, famous for its Celsus library, great theatre.
Ephesus Houses (Ephesus Terrace Houses are located on the slopes of hill which is just inside of the Ephesus ruins. )
The House of Mother Mary where she is supposed to spend her last years together with St. John.
Temple of Artemis; one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
St John Basilica
visit local food market to have fresh vegetable and fruits, visit Turkish delight production centre to see how produce,
visit Local cheese market, fish market , spice market
wine tasting , baklava tasting.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: At the exit gate of port or Hotel.
If you are coming by Cruise Ship.
End location: At the Gate of Port or Hotel meeting point.
Duration: 7 hours 30 min.
Please note that the above tour is private and offers complete flexibility. You could add or remove during your tour.
You can remodify the itinerary as per your request even at the day of the tour.
If we pick you up in Izmir, there is 2 hours of travel time (1 hr each way). So we will be with you for 6 hours total.
I use late model A/C Mercedes and Volkswagen vans for small groups. Minibus buses for larger groups. These vehicles are well equiped, and have comfortable seats for passengers. We use A/C delux van with 12 seats van such us Mercedes for our tours.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
100 Turkish Lira - Entrance fee of Museums by Visa or Mastercard credit card.
Ephesus : 30 turkish lira per person : 12 usd per person
Terrace Houses : 15 Turkish lira per person : 10 usd per person
Mother Mary : 20 turkish lira per person : 8 usd per person
(cash usd or euro )
St John Basilica : 10 turkish lira per person : 4 usd per person
Aprox 15 usd per person for the lunch.Cash usd or euro or credit card
According to Turkish law tours can be organize only by Travel agency so tour are listed here done by Travel agency code 5058
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I would highly recommend Tijen as a guide for Kusadasi and Ephesus as she has a wealth of knowledge about the area and is most accommodating.