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Shore Excursions: Best of Ephesus Private Tour

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Pass By: Kusadasi Merkez, Camikebir, Feribot Limanı, 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey

You will be welcomed by your professional licensed local tour guide who will be with you all day during your private tour and tell you every point of the ruins you will visit. We advise you to departure as possible as early according to your arrival.

Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk 35100 Turkey

House of the Virgin Mary where mother of Jesus Christ spent her final years. Pope Paul VI visited the shrine in 1967, and 'unofficially' confirmed its authenticity. Pope John Paul II also visited the shrine in 1979. Pope Benedict XVI visited this shrine in 2006. While their visiting, they gave some gifts for this shrine what you can see during your visit.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey

UNESCO listed place Ancient City of Ephesus that is one of the best well-kept Greco- Roman ancient city in the world, famous with Odeon where the music concerts were organized, Domitian Temple that is one of the first temple dedicated for a human, Celcus Library which was the third biggest library in the ancient time, Amphitheatre where is one of the biggest amphitheatre in the world with 24.000 people capacity and St. Paul preached to Ephesians, Marble Street, Roman Baths, Fountains, Temples, Agora, Love House, Public Toilets, Terrace Houses ( Optinal ) famed with gorgeous mosaics and wall paintings....

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Ataturk, Park Ici Yolu No:12, Selcuk Turkey

Artemis was the Greek goddess, the virginal huntress and twin of Apollo, who replaced the Titan Selene as Goddess of the Moon.

The ancient temple was built around 650 BC to the cult of Artemis, was constructed on a site already sacred to the Anatolian Mother Goddess,Cybele. The temple was financed by the wealthy king of Lydia and marshy ground was selected for the building site as a precaution against future earthquakes.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: The Basilica of Saint John, Isa Bey Mahallesi, 2013. Sk. No:1, Selcuk 35920 Turkey

You can see Saint John Basilica from distance. 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. The tomb of St John was under the central dome of basilica. Just ask to your guide if you would like to see interior part of basilica.

Pass By: Feribot İskelesi, Camikebir, 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey

At the end of the tour we will give you some time as optional to explore local goods and around 15:00 – 16:00 we will drop you back to the Kusadasi Cruise Port.

This tour designed as the preferences of cruise passengers, and ensures your on time return to onboard time.
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Ports
Kusadasi Cruise Port, Izmir Cruise Port
Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • 100 % Satisfaction
  • Licensed Tour Guide
  • Luxury, new model Mercedes Minivan
  • Private Tour & Transportation
  • All Taxes
  • Parking Fees
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Enterance Fees (We will arrange the tickets in advance, so you will skip long ticket lines)
  • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Fatima is very knowledgeable and helpful. She also provided very punctual pick up, good transport and good food. I am highly recommending her 😊
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Most perfect day in Ephesus! An absolute pleasure from the start: on time, kind, friendly, knowledgeable. Lunch in a traditional, local Turkish village waa great. Our guide Fatima waa just delightful! Don’t look any further-get this tour!
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Our tour was amazing. Fatima is the best, she was very knowledgeable, friendly, and provided a fun environment that allowed us to truly enjoy Turkey. She brought us to all our locations on time and even managed to bring us to extra locations! It was a wonderful day.
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Response from kikuscu, Yönetici at Shore Excursions: Best of Ephesus Private Tour
Responded 12 Jul. 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review for us. It was a pleasure showing you around Best Wishes Fatima
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We had a great trip and we felt very comfortable and happy. They are the nicest person ever and make you feel like friends. They help you in everything you need and everything is perfectly organized. We will go back and take another tour definitely!
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Response from kikuscu, Yönetici at Shore Excursions: Best of Ephesus Private Tour
Responded 22 Apr. 2019
Dear Guest, Thanks so much for your review. I’m delighted you found that booking our tour was the right decision.Thanks again for the feedback and choosing our tour.
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Ephesus was a beautiful place to visit with incredible history behind it, but our guide Gigi really made it come to life by painting the larger picture of the city and its people. I would highly recommend this tour!
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Response from kikuscu, Yönetici at Shore Excursions: Best of Ephesus Private Tour
Responded 22 Apr. 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you for leaving such a nice review. We are glad that you and family loved our services! Best Wishes Ismail
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