Ephesus Shore Excursion tour , Ephesus with terrace houses,religious Ephesus tour
Come with me on a visit to the best preserved ancient city of Ephesus. Founded by the Greeks, and built and re-built by the Romans, Ephesus is a wonder. Ephesus was also a center for the early Christians and has many important Christian sites.
On our day together we would see these places and give you a sense of the glories of this special place. We can visit the Ancient City of Ephesus, Ephesus Terrace Houses, Museum, Mother Mary House, the Temple of Artemis, Isabey Mosque and St John Basilica.
This is a private tour and includes local guiding and separate driver.
I am passionate about telling food stories and discovering different cuisines, their history, traditions and local artisans. One of my biggest inspirations is my city , a place where so many different cultures blend into and interact with each other.
This is a private tour you could add the side or remove yourself depends of your interest even during the tour.
This is a great tour for history , archeology , food , culture lovers.
Please note that the above tour is private and offers complete flexibility. You can add or remove stops as per your request even on the day of the tour.
I will meet you at the port or other place in the Ephesus area. After a short (20 minutes) scenic drive from Kusadasi Port you could arrive in the Ephesus area.
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 have spent her last years together with St. John.
Temple of Artemis: one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
St John Basilica
We can stop at a local non-touristic special restaurant for the lunch - fresh delicious Turkish foods such as mezes, meat and/or vegetatarian meals.
During the tour explore history , culture , food and people .
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 7 hours
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.
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
120 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)
St John Basilica: 10 turkish lira per person (4 usd per person)
Approx 15 usd per person for the lunch. Cash dollar or euro or credit card are both accepted.
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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Spent a lovely day with Tijen at the Virgin Mary's house and Ephesus. She was so warm, knowledgeable and sensitive. Everything was fantastic - comfortable car journey from Bodrum and a delicious local lunch. Highly recommended. Thanks so much! We will definitely be booking Tijen again on our next trip to Turkey.