Ephesus and Istanbul Shore Excursion


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Hiking and Walking, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.
You must get in and out of the van on your own.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), Turkish (fluent)

Private Two days of Ephesus & Istanbul Tour

This tour refers a combination of Ephesus and Istanbul main sights for cruise passengers. If your cruise ship docks at these two ports, you can choose this tour. I'll meet you in the morning at both city ports by a van for each full day tours. Ephesus tour starts from Kusadasi and covers visiting Ephesus ancient city and St. John Basilica and Virgin Mary's House. There will be lunch at a local restaurant.
Istanbul tour will start in the morning time by a van and visit Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and grand bazaar.
PS. Topkapi Palace closed on Tuesdays. We can replace it with Dolmabahce Palace if your ship docks in Istanbul on Tuesday.


Ephesus tour
*Ephesus ancient city
*House of Virgin Mary
*St. John Basilica
Istanbul tour
*Blue Mosque
*Hagia Sophia
*Topkapi Palace
*Grand bazaar
There will be lunch with Turkish courses for both tours.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: City port of Istanbul and Kusadasi

End location: City port of Istanbul and Kusadasi

Duration: 2 days

Both tours refers 7 hours of service.Heavy city traffic in Istanbul might effect the tour duration.


Mercedes Sprinter large van with 10 seats and AC.
For your bigger groups,please ask for the options.A bigger bus might effect the tour price.

What’s Included

Other: Private tour guiding service for two full days in Istanbul and Ephesus.
Private vans for two day tours with driver.
Gas and parking fees.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

160 Turkish Lira - 60.00TL for Istanbul museum tickets
40.00TL for Ephesus museum tickets
60.00TL for lunch in two cities

What’s Extra

Other: Your two lunch 25USD per person
Museum tickets in Istanbul 25USD
Museum tickets in Ephesus 25USD

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Timely, well informed, extremely hospitable and eager to make our tour personal to us
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