Ephesus by large van


Tour Number

Activity Level



Museums / Culture, Food and Wine, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is suitable for children as long as they are supervised by a parent.

Friendly: No.
You must enjoy walking short distances and be able to get in and out of the large van.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), Turkish (fluent)

Private Ephesus tour by a large van

If you'll be more than 5 people, this tour would be good for you. We can visit Ephesus ancient city first. It will take about 2, 5 hours of time. If you interest, we can visit terrace houses of Ephesus, as well. The whealtiest Roman citizens residenced in these apartments between1st to 4th century AD. Maybe you can smell the delicious food grilled deer, pork, fish and lobsters prepared by servants. We will take our lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch there will be a visit to St. John Basilica with Ayasuluk Fort. Big part of Bible was written here in a small dwelling by Apostle John. This basilica was the second largest cathedral of the world in 6th century after Hagia Sophia. It was built by Emperor Justinian and Empress Theodora. If you are not interest in house of Virgin Mary, we can visit archeological museum of Ephesus instead. You can see the real artefacts unearthed from Ephesus city with two beautiful Artemis statue in this museum.
Then we are driving back to Kusadasi port in the late afternoon


*Ephesus ancient city
*Terrace houses (Optional)
*Ephesus archeological museum or *House of Virgin Mary
*Lunch at a local place in Selcuk town
*St. John Basilica a d Ayasuluk Fortress

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Kusadasi cruise terminal hall exit

End location: Kusadasi port for the cruise ships

Duration: 7 hours


A brand new Mercedez Benz Sprinter with AC and comfortable seats

What’s Included

Other: Tour guiding
Transportation by mercedez VIP large van with AC
gas and parking fees

Estimated Local Cash Needed

140 Turkish Lira - Ephesus ancient site ₺60
Terrace Houses ₺30
Archeological Museum of Ephesus ₺10 (optional)
St. John Basilca ₺10
Lunch at the restaurant ₺40
House of Virgin Mary ₺20

What’s Extra

  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Ephesus ancient site (10USD) per person
Terrace houses (5USD)
Lunch at a local place(8USD)
Archeological museum of Ephesus (3USD)
St. John Basilica (3USD)
Virgin Mary's House (5USD)

A Recent Review of this tour

This tour was everything we expected and more. Our guide, Emre is very friendly, knowledgeable and spoke excellent English. He tailored the day to meet our requirements whilst keeping it flexible enough to change as the day unfolded. It was definitely the best way to see Istanbul.
Jan D.

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