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AU$110.89
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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 11/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 11/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
A private tour only for your party! . Ephesus is the largest open-air museum of Turkey and one of the largest of the world, planning a visit to the famous ruins takes serious time . Cruise passengers have a limited time in Kusadasi and in your limited time, you can settle back & relax while our team handles all arrangements for you. Explore the ancient ruins and religious sites of Ephesus on this private tour which is specially designed for cruise passengers. Follow the trail of the Virgin Mary to her mountainside house, then trace a route through the ancient city’s ruins, temples, theatre, and the great Celsus Library. • Starts from Cruise Port and returns to Cruise Port • Professional Licensed Tour Guide & A/C new model vehicle included • Even you have a chance to explore local handicrafts besides visiting historical & cultural destinations • Private Tour only for your party • Satisfaction Guaranteed • Ensures the on-time return to your ship
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • Pass by
    Kusadasi
  • 1
    Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Ancient City of Ephesus
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Ephesus Terrace Houses
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Ephesus Museum
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    The Temple of Artemis
    Stop: 15 minutes
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    Pass by
    The Basilica of Saint John
    Kusadasi
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Important Information
Duration
5–7 hours
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Licensed Tour Guide
  • 100 % Satisfaction
  • Private Tour
  • Parking Fees
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Fuel surcharge
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Enterance Fees (We will arrange the tickets in advance, so you will skip long ticket lines)
  • Gratitude (Optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
  • Entry/Admission - Ephesus Terrace Houses
  • Entry/Admission - Ephesus Museum
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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 travellers can participate
  • We provide pick-up & drop off services from/to Kusadasi Cruise Port and Izmir Cruis Port. Our team will be waiting at the exit of the Cruise Port withholding a sign which is your name written on it.
  • We highly recommend you to meet our team at the port, after 30/45 minutes your ship docked to port to beat the crowds and to have life-time & stress-free experience.
  • After you sent your reservation, please contact our reservation team via our e-mail or WhatsApp and coordinate your meeting time.
  • 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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Gary Schofield wrote a review Jul 2019
Las Vegas, Nevada5 contributions
An Amazing day with Fatima from the start of the day to the end. She was a you to be with, knowledgable, and a wealth of LOCAL knowledge. We would highly recommend her to anyone travelling to Kusadasi. The various sights, lunch, and tours truly opened up our eyes to this
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from kikuscu, Yönetici at Cruise Passengers: Best of Ephesus Private Tour
Responded 4 Aug 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you for leaving a review. It was a pleasure showing you around. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts about services. Best Wishes Fatima & Ismail
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Smruti wrote a review Jul 2019
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Had a lovely time in this trip. Excellent guide and awesome food. There was enough time given to explore the place and Fatima, our guide, was very friendly and helpful. Enjoyable time.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from kikuscu, Yönetici at Cruise Passengers: Best of Ephesus Private Tour
Responded 13 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. Don't hesitate to get in touch for your next travel, i’d love to help make it a memorable occasion... Best Wishes Fatima & Ismail
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Dl K wrote a review Jun 2019
Fairfax Station, Virginia11 contributions3 helpful votes
Fatma was a great and knowledgeable guide for our trip. She timed everything perfectly, knew a lot about each site, and was a lot of fun. Her English is great and we would travel with her again!! Thanks for everything!
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from kikuscu, Yönetici at Cruise Passengers: Best of Ephesus Private Tour
Responded 29 Jun 2019
Hello Daniel, We’re honoured you chose to spend time with us and we hope that you will be with us the next time. Best Wishes Fatima
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MGrooms wrote a review Jun 2019
Victoria, Canada2 contributions1 helpful vote
We arrived in Kusadasi on Windstar. Our guide Fatima met us right outside with our name on a sign. We travelled in a private van up to Ephesus. We received a well informed tour. The pace was comfortable, but wear good shoes. Our guide ensured we had water, hats and offered a
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from kikuscu, Yönetici at Cruise Passengers: Best of Ephesus Private Tour
Responded 3 Jun 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing travel experience you had with us and share with others on tripadvisor. I hope to see here again and please bring all your friends and family. We will ensure they all enjoy the same quality of service as you have. All the best Fatima
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Janet34145 wrote a review May 2019
Marco Island, Florida56 contributions17 helpful votes
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We were met at our ship. Fatma was so knowledgeable as she guided through Ephesus she catered the trip to Make sure we saw everything we wanted to see. The tour to the blessed mothers house was our top priority. It was awe inspiring. She even took us off the regular tour so we
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from kikuscu, Yönetici at Cruise Passengers: Best of Ephesus Private Tour
Responded 31 May 2019
Hi Janet, I'm honoured you chose to spend time with us and we hope that you will be with us the next time. Best Wishes Fatima
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About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Best Turkey Tour
Ameima
Ameima
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12 Days Private Tour in COVID times
I have been in many countries but never with tours, this time because of COVID my best friend and I decided to do i
ZiaAdhi
ZiaAdhi
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What a trip!
This is my first time visiting Turkey. I decided to take a local tour and go on a 4 days tour of Turkey from Istan
Caroline R
Caroline R
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Amazing day with Kadir!
We had an amazing day with Kadir, due to timing of our trip we were the only ones on the tour and he went over and
luismanicdao
luismanicdao
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Experienced no money can buy
We booked our tour through our hotel in Kusadasi. We have Ismael our private tour guide / photographer for 2 days.
diannel386
diannel386
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Great day
Great tour from our guide Ismail. His knowledge of Ephesus was exceptional. Lunch at Türkmen restaurant was first c
sbahuja
sbahuja
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Best Turkey Tour Agency
Ismail heads the agency and runs it like a real professional! He is fluent in English, courteous, helpful, informat
FaisalandRooma
FaisalandRooma
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Our Story visiting the Pamukkale and Ephesus on 2nd week of Feb 2020
We had a pleasure to visit the Pamukkale and Ephesus 2nd week of Feb 2020 and here is our review. Booking. + We b
tylercA7020RL
tylercA7020RL
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Once in a lifetime trip
Absolutely one of the best tours we have ever taken. Worth every penny. We had a small group of 4, including one e
sseitz94
sseitz94
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Amazing Tour and Full of Wonderful Sights
This tour is great if you're a history buff and love to see the ruins. The staff is very friendly and will help you
Lillianho0109
Lillianho0109
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One of the Best Tours
Never like big tour and this is perfect. Ranging from 2-8 in the group, together with a knowledgeable tour guide an
macristinag
macristinag
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Small group turkey tour
Very reliable, responsive and educational. Me and my husband enjoyed the tour. Madam fatima is very pleasant, hardw
Ablaelise
Ablaelise
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Private Ephesus tour from Istanbul
Visiting Ephesus has been a dream of my husband for years. Fatima’s knowledge of the history of her country made th
Pebz88
Pebz88
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Excellent experience
Hassle free tour,very organized and Miss Fatima was very professional and accomodating. I highly recommend her smal
mahranid
mahranid
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Private Turkey Tour
Very enjoyable tour because we were accompanied by a friendly tour guide, good job fatma and your husband :) an exp
aae68
aae68
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Ephesus tour
Excellent tour guide Fatima Very knowledgeable,flexible and friendly Highly recommend this company Itemerary is g
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  • Duration: 5–7 hours
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