Full day Ephesus tour by minivan


Tour Number

Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, Food and Wine


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
You must be able to get in and out of the van.

Maximum travelers: 3



English (fluent), Turkish (fluent)

Private Ephesus Tour including with the main sights

If you intend to visit Ephesus as a couple or two couples, tour by minivan would be good for you. We'll visit Ephesus ancient city which was the capital of Asia Minor province in the Roman period. You'll see hear the voice of St. Paul at the great amphitheatre where he gave his preech then arrested. We'll visit the public Roman latrines and Baths of the city provided for aristocrats. Celcius Library raising across the brothel run by an aristocrat woman called Scolastica. City library is still standing with its charming statues in the front. Afterwards, there will be a short drive for St. John Basilica. You'll see a small shrine in Ayasuluk Fort where apostle John wrote his Bible. St John was buried in the naos of the large Cathedral. After this visit we are having our Turkish lunch at a local restaurant in Selcuk town. We are visiting Ephesus archeological museum in Selcuk. If you interest, we can visit House of Mary instead archeological museum. Driving back to Kusadasi in the late afternoon


*Ephesus ancient city
*Terrace houses (Optional)
*Delicious Turkish lunch
*St. John Basilica wth Ayasuluk Fortress visit
*Ephesus archeological museum
*House of Virgin Mary (Optional)

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Kusadasi cruise terminal or your hotel

End location: Your hotel that you're staying or city cruise terminal

Duration: 7 hours


2013-2014 Mercedez Benz Vito Van with air-condition system, five comfortable seats at the back.

What’s Included

Tour guiding service
Transportation by our minivan
All fuel and parking tolls

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 TL(Turkish Lira) - Ephesus ancient city ₺40
St. John Basilica ₺10
Ephesus museum ₺10 (optional)
Mary's House ₺20
Lunch ₺30

What’s Extra

Ephesus ancient city 13USD per person
Archeological museum 4USD
St John Basilica 4USD
House of Virgin Mary 7USD
Your lunch 10USD

A Recent Review of this tour

Emre was a wonderful guide. We have traveled extensively and prepare in advance, trying to learn about the countries to which we travel, so we wanted a guide who could give us in-depth information and insight into the history and culture of Istanbul and Turkey. Emre was great about answering questions, and spending a lot of time in the sights we wanted to see. His detailed explanations of Chora Church and Suleiman's Mosque were captivating. We highly recommend him.
Carol R.

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