Full Day Ephesus Tour From Izmir by car


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Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must get in and out of the car.

Maximum travelers: 3



English (fluent), Turkish (fluent)

Explore Ephesus with your driver local guide

If you are 2 or 3 people and either stay in Izmir or flying from Istanbul for a day trip you can choose this tour for visiting the main sights of Ephesus. I'll be your driver guide for this tour. I can meet you at your hotel or Izmir Airport by my car. If we can start the tour early morning like 8. 00AM, I believe there will be a chance to see Izmir city center. We can visit the clock tower, Kemeralti markets and ancient Agora market from Roman period. Afterwards there will be one hour of drive for Ephesus area. We will mainly visit Ephesus ancient site. If you inerest, we can also visit terrace houses, as well. But you may have an optional second visit instead terrace houses which can be House of Mother Mary or St. John Basilica. Or if you are intereted in archeology, so you can also prefer to visit archeological museum of Ephesus in town of Selcuk.
We are having our lunch at a local restaurant in Selcuk.
PS. This tour requires one hour of a one way drive through highway for Ephesus from Izmir city.


-Izmir city center with clock tower and Kemeralti markets
-Agora ancient bazaar (optional)
-Ephesus ancient city
*Terrace Houses (optional)
-St. John Basilica or archeological museum
-House of Mary (optional)

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At Alsancak city port or Adnan Menderes Airport in Izmir.I'll be waiting with a board that your name is written on.

End location: Drop off at your hotel or Adnan Menderes Airport.

Duration: 8 hours


I'll be your driver guide and there will be a comfortable VW Passat wagon car for maximum 3 passengers. The vehicle has air conditioner system.
PS. I can accommodate a larger vehicle for your bigger groups up to 10 people on your requests. Please remember that bigger vehicles might effect the tour price.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Admission Tickets

Other: Private tour guiding service
Private transportation by VW Passat A/C wagon
Admission fees for Ephesus ancient city and tickets for St. John Basilica or archeological museum
Gas, parking fees and road tolls

Estimated Local Cash Needed

60 Turkish Lira - Lunch with drinks at a local restaurant for per person.
Entrance tickets for House of Mary visit upon your request.

What’s Extra

  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Lunch at the local restaurant.

A Recent Review of this tour

Emre took us on an Ephesus tour. He is the best! He has grown up in the area so knows the best restaurants and people. Our tour of Ephesus was fascinating and informative. He also followed up with recommendations via texts to make sure we enjoyed the rest of our time in Izmir area.
Lori Bartlett

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