Ephesus Shore Excursions

Tour 1 : Private Ephesus
Pick up from Kusadasi port with your name sign anytime you want by your private tour guide. After 20 minutes drive to Ephesus, start to visit one of the main highlight in Turkey. We will see the Library of Celsius, Temple of Hadrian, Theatre and Odeon. Drive back to Kusadasi town center and port. The end of our services.

Personal professional tour guide, entrance fees, AC transportations are included.

Min. Suggested time to complate this tour is 3 hrs.

Terrace Houses can be added into the program with 10-$US extra. Ephesus include walking ( 1.5 k.m. ) and Terrace Houses has steps, Not recommended for people with physical disabilities.

Tour 2: Private Ephesus – Artemission Temple
Pick up from Kusadasi port with your name sign anytime you want by your private tour guide. After 20 minutes drive to Ephesus, start to visit one of the main highlight in Turkey. We will see the Library of Celsius, Temple of Hadrian, Theatre and Odeon. Visit Artemission Temple before Drive back to Kusadasi town center and port. The end of our services.

Personal professional tour guide, entrance fees, AC transportations are included.

Min. Suggested time to complate this tour is 3,5 hrs.

Terrace Houses can be added into the program with 10-$US extra. Ephesus include walking ( 1.5 k.m. ) and Terrace Houses has steps, Not recommended for people with physical disabilities.

Tour 3: Private Ephesus – Artemission Temple – The House of Virgin Mary
Pick up from Kusadasi port with your name sign anytime you want by your private tour guide. After 20 minutes drive to Ephesus, start to visit one of the main highlight in Turkey. We will see the Library of Celsius, Temple of Hadrian, Theatre and Odeon. Later visit the House of the Virgin Mary where she is believed to have spent her last years. On July 26, 1967, Pope Paul VI visited The House of Virgin Mary . He led the Liturgy and gave a bronze candle holder as a gift. Visit Artemission Temple before Drive back to Kusadasi town center and port. The end of our services.

Personal professional tour guide, entrance fees, AC transportations are included.

Min. Suggested time to complate this tour is 4 hrs.

Terrace Houses can be added into the program with 10-$US extra. Ephesus include walking ( 1.5 k.m. ) and Terrace Houses has steps, Not recommended for people with physical disabilities.

Tour 4: Private Ephesus – Artemission Temple – The House of Virgin Mary – St. John Basilica
Pick up from Kusadasi port with your name sign anytime you want by your private tour guide. After 20 minutes drive to Ephesus, start to visit one of the main highlight in Turkey. We will see the Library of Celsius, Temple of Hadrian, Theatre and Odeon. Later visit the House of the Virgin Mary where she is believed to have spent her last years. On July 26, 1967, Pope Paul VI visited The House of Virgin Mary . He led the Liturgy and gave a bronze candle holder as a gift. Drive to St. John Basilica, it is believed that the evangelist St. John had spent his last years in the region around Ephesus and buried in the southern slope of Ayosolug Hill.Visit Artemission Temple before Drive back to Kusadasi town center and port. The end of our services.

Personal professional tour guide, entrance fees, AC transportations are included.

Min. Suggested time to complate this tour is 5 hrs.

Terrace Houses can be added into the program with 10-$US extra. Ephesus include walking ( 1.5 k.m. ) and Terrace Houses has steps, Not recommended for people with physical disabilities.

Tour 5: Private Ephesus – Artemission Temple – The House of Virgin Mary – St. John Basilica – Selcuk Museum
Pick up from Kusadasi port with your name sign anytime you want by your private tour guide. After 20 minutes drive to Ephesus, start to visit one of the main highlight in Turkey. We will see the Library of Celsius, Temple of Hadrian, Theatre and Odeon. Later visit the House of the Virgin Mary where she is believed to have spent her last years. On July 26, 1967, Pope Paul VI visited The House of Virgin Mary . He led the Liturgy and gave a bronze candle holder as a gift. Drive to St. John Basilica, it is believed that the evangelist St. John had spent his last years in the region around Ephesus and buried in the southern slope of Ayosolug Hill. Continue to visit Selcuk Museum. Visit Artemission Temple before Drive back to Kusadasi town center and port. The end of our services.

Personal professional tour guide, entrance fees, AC transportations are included.

Min. Suggested time to complate this tour is 6 hrs.

Terrace Houses can be added into the program with 10-$US extra. Ephesus include walking ( 1.5 k.m. ) and Terrace Houses has steps, Not recommended for people with physical disabilities.

Tour 6 : Private Ephesus – Miletus – Didyma
Pick up from Kusadasi port with your name sign anytime you want by your private tour guide. After 20 minutes drive to Ephesus, start to visit one of the main highlight in Turkey. We will see the Library of Celsius, Temple of Hadrian, Theatre and Odeon. Continue to our next stop to Miletus, an ancient city located near the present Akköy at the mouth of the Buyuk Menderes (meander) River. Miletus owed its importance to its position on the trade routes. It was one of the largest cities in Anatolia with a population of between 80.000 and 100.000. Highly prosperous, it founded many colonies and was the home of the 6C BC philosophers Anaximander, Anaximenes and Thales, the town planner Hippodamus and architect Isidorus. Having a prominent position, Miletus became the most important port in this area and it was the most active member of the twelve cities of the Ionian Confederation. In the 7th century BC Lydians besieged the city. The city was then controlled in turn by the Persians, Roman and Seljuk Turks.

The next visit after Miletus will be Didyma. The world Didyma meant “twins” and it was associated by some as being the meeting place of Zeus and Leto to have their twins Apollo and Artemis. Didyma was famed as a prophecy center dedicated to Apollo, which served a similar purpose as the Delphi of Anatolia. It was not a city but a sanctuary linked to Miletus by Milesians with a 19 km/12 mi sacred road. At the end of the tour, you will return to Kusadasi port.

Personal professional tour guide, entrance fees, AC transportations are included.

Min. Suggested time to complate this tour is 7 hrs.

Terrace Houses can be added into the program with 10-$US extra. Ephesus include walking ( 1.5 k.m. ) and Terrace Houses has steps, Not recommended for people with physical disabilities.

Tour 7 : Private Ephesus – Sirince Village – Lunch
Pick up from Kusadasi port with your name sign anytime you want by your private tour guide. After 20 minutes drive to Ephesus, start to visit one of the main highlight in Turkey. We will see the Library of Celsius, Temple of Hadrian, Theatre and Odeon. After Ephesus visit, drive up to the pretty old Turkish-Orthodox village Sirince, located on the top of a mountain, where anyone will enjoy the impressive wine yards’ and peach trees’. The village has synthesis of Turk-Greek culture, where we visit mosque and Orthodox church. All the narrow streets of the village belong to the women, selling handcrafts of all kinds, olive oil. Another attraction of Sirince is its wine: try its taste in small cafés. Drive back to Kusadasi town center and port. The end of our services.

Lunch, Personal professional tour guide, entrance fees, AC transportations are included.

Min. Suggested time to complate this tour is 5 hrs.

Terrace Houses can be added into the program with 10-$US extra. Ephesus include walking ( 1.5 k.m. ) and Terrace Houses has steps, Not recommended for people with physical disabilities.

Tour 8 : Private Ephesus – Artemission Temple + Sirince Village
Pick up from Kusadasi port with your name sign anytime you want by your private tour guide. After 20 minutes drive to Ephesus, start to visit one of the main highlight in Turkey. We will see the Library of Celsius, Temple of Hadrian, Theatre and Odeon. Visit Artemission Temple . After Ephesus visit, drive up to the pretty old Turkish-Orthodox village Sirince, located on the top of a mountain, where anyone will enjoy the impressive wine yards’ and peach trees’. The village has synthesis of Turk-Greek culture, where we visit mosque and Orthodox church. All the narrow streets of the village belong to the women, selling handcrafts of all kinds, olive oil. Another attraction of Sirince is its wine: try its taste in small cafés.Drive back to Kusadasi town center and port. The end of our services.

Lunch, Personal professional tour guide, entrance fees, AC transportations are included.

Min. Suggested time to complate this tour is 5,5 hrs.

Terrace Houses can be added into the program with 10-$US extra. Ephesus include walking ( 1.5 k.m. ) and Terrace Houses has steps, Not recommended for people with physical disabilities.

Tour 9 : Private Ephesus – Artemission Temple – The House of Virgin Mary – Sirince Village
Pick up from Kusadasi port with your name sign anytime you want by your private tour guide. After 20 minutes drive to Ephesus, start to visit one of the main highlight in Turkey. We will see the Library of Celsius, Temple of Hadrian, Theatre and Odeon. Later visit the House of the Virgin Mary where she is believed to have spent her last years. On July 26, 1967, Pope Paul VI visited The House of Virgin Mary . He led the Liturgy and gave a bronze candle holder as a gift. Visit Artemission Temple. After Artemission Temple, drive up to the pretty old Turkish-Orthodox village Sirince, located on the top of a mountain, where anyone will enjoy the impressive wine yards’ and peach trees’. The village has synthesis of Turk-Greek culture, where we visit mosque and Orthodox church. All the narrow streets of the village belong to the women, selling handcrafts of all kinds, olive oil. Another attraction of Sirince is its wine: try its taste in small cafés. Drive back to Kusadasi town center and port. The end of our services.

Lunch, Personal professional tour guide, entrance fees, AC transportations are included.

Min. Suggested time to complate this tour is 6 hrs.

Terrace Houses can be added into the program with 10-$US extra. Ephesus include walking ( 1.5 k.m. ) and Terrace Houses has steps, Not recommended for people with physical disabilities.

Tour 10 : Private Ephesus – Artemission Temple – The House of Virgin Mary – St. John Basilica – Sirince Village
Pick up from Kusadasi port with your name sign anytime you want by your private tour guide. After 20 minutes drive to Ephesus, start to visit one of the main highlight in Turkey. We will see the Library of Celsius, Temple of Hadrian, Theatre and Odeon. Later visit the House of the Virgin Mary where she is believed to have spent her last years. On July 26, 1967, Pope Paul VI visited The House of Virgin Mary . He led the Liturgy and gave a bronze candle holder as a gift. Drive to St. John Basilica, it is believed that the evangelist St. John had spent his last years in the region around Ephesus and buried in the southern slope of Ayosolug Hill.Visit Artemission Temple. After Artemission Temple, drive up to the pretty old Turkish-Orthodox village Sirince, located on the top of a mountain, where anyone will enjoy the impressive wine yards’ and peach trees’. The village has synthesis of Turk-Greek culture, where we visit mosque and Orthodox church. All the narrow streets of the village belong to the women, selling handcrafts of all kinds, olive oil. Another attraction of Sirince is its wine: try its taste in small cafés.Drive back to Kusadasi town center and port. The end of our services.

Lunch, Personal professional tour guide, entrance fees, AC transportations are included.

Min. Suggested time to complate this tour is 7 hrs.

Terrace Houses can be added into the program with 10-$US extra. Ephesus include walking ( 1.5 k.m. ) and Terrace Houses has steps, Not recommended for people with physical disabilities.

Tour 11 : Private Priene – Miletos – Karine (Doganbey Fishing Village)
Pick up from Kusadasi port with your name sign anytime you want by your private tour guide. After 40 minutes drive to the ancient Anatolian-Greek city of Priene in the forest overlooking the fertile Meandros Valley. Priene was an ancient Greek holy city and the home of an important temple of Athena. Continue to Miletus, one of the most important commercial and governmental cities from 700 BC to 700 AD among all the ancient Ionians cities. We will discover the Roman Theatre and the magnificent Faustina Baths. Last, but not least, we arrive in Karine (Doganbey Village). Karine is a fishing village with its interesting geography located on the back side of the Dilek Peninsula National Park. It is known being a region that espeacially where the gilt head breams spawn by reason of the ground waters boiling from the bottom of the sea blends to the sea. It can be seen that all the tones of the blue from the shallow sea. It’s a nest area for pelicans, delicious fish and fish restaurants, amazing fresh air and natural beauty are symbols of this unique little village. The honey of Karine is also famous, their neighbours on the island of Samos used to visit because of it. After a lunch break at a shed-like fish restaurant viewing the beauty of the nature we will continue to Doganbey Village where we will visit the old Greek Houses dated back 19 AC. At the end of the tour, you will return to Kusadasi port.

Personal professional tour guide, entrance fees, AC transportations, fish menu lunch are included.

Min. Suggested time to complate this tour is 7 hrs.

Abbreviations

B = Breakfast L= Lunch D = Dinner (Lunch excluded on private tours)

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