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Discounted Ephesus & Istanbul Private Tour

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Day 1: Istanbul Private Tour from Cruise Port

Stop At: Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), Ayasofya Square, Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
Hagia Sophia built in 532 AD by Roman Emperor Justinian I.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Topkapi Palace, Cankurtaran Mahallesi Gulhane Park, Near Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
Topkapi Palace, was not only the residence of the Ottoman sultans, but also the administrative and educational center of the state. It was constructed between 1460 and 1478 by Sultan Mehmed II, the conqueror of Constantinople. We will visit the Topkapi Palace including treasury ,Chinese Porcelain, weapons section.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Blue Mosque, Sultanahmet Mah At Meydani Cad No 7, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
Blue Mosque, has its fame from its beautiful blue Iznik tiles.
Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Hippodrome, Binbirdirek, Sultan Ahmet ParkI No:2, Istanbul Turkey
Hippodrome Square where used to take place for chariot races and the Byzantine riots during Roman & Byzantine period

Stop At: KapalI CarsI, Beyazıt Mahallesi, Istanbul 34126 Turkey
Grand Bazaar where is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with more than 58 covered streets and over 1,200 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily. Opened in 1461, it is well known for its jewelry, pottery, spice, and carpet shops.

Duration: 45 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Ephesus Private Tour from Cruise Port of Kusadasi / Ephesus

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey
Ephesus that is one of the best well-kept Greco- Roman ancient city in the world, famous with Odeon where the music concerts were given; Domitian Temple which is one of the first temple dedicated for a human; Celcius 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; Roman Baths ; Fountains; Temples; Agora; Love House; Public Toilets.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk 35100 Turkey
House of Virgin Mary is one of the pilgrimage centre of Christians where Virgin Mary passed her recently time and died. 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
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Ephesus Terrace Houses, Selcuk 35148 Turkey
Terrace Houses famed with gorgeous mosaics and wall paintings. 
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Ataturk, Park Ici Yolu No:12, Selcuk Turkey
One of the seven wonders of the ancient world
Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Kusadasi Castle, Kusadasi Merkez, Kusadasi Turkey
Located next to port

Pass By: Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkish Aegean Coast
Kusadasi

Pass By: Okuz Mehmet Pasa KervansarayI, Ataturk BulvarI 2, Kusadasi Turkey
Located next to port

Pass By: Kusadasi Shopping Center, Yavansu Mah. Karaova Sok. No: 8/7 G-1, Kusadasi 09400 Turkey
Shopping area around the port

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We highly recommend you to meet at port after 30 / 45 minutes your ship docked to port in order beat crowds / school buses and hot weather in the afternoon. It is better to meet early to have a better tour in Ephesus before the crowds.

THIS TOUR IS ONLY FOR CRUISE GUESTS. IF YOU ARE NOT FROM A CRUISE SHIP, PLEASE DO NOT BOOK THIS TOUR


Ports
Istanbul Cruise Port, Kusadasi / Ephesus Cruise Port
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Duration
2 days
Inclusions
  • Professional Licensed Local Tour Guide
  • Very luxury Brand new of Mercedes vehicle with Separate Driver
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Parking Fees
Exclusions
  • Entry Fees ( You do not need to wait in the line, we will arrange the tickets from fast pass )
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities are appreciated
  • Entry/Admission - Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya)
  • Entry/Admission - Topkapi Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
  • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
  • Entry/Admission - Ephesus Terrace Houses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • 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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By: Ephesus Port Tours
1,749 reviews
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JeffBigD
Dallas, Texas
41
Awesome private tour
We were picked up at our hotel and had a full day private tour that was incredible. Our tour guide was Borak and
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heidis881
Santa Barbara, United States
42
Ms.
This tour was amazing due to our excellent tour guide - Izak! From the moment we met in our hotel lobby, we felt
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Rebeccabrandrecipes
Santa Barbara, California
62
Incredible Guide, Excellent Service, Easy to Arrange, Safe
I love this tour company - I had researched many. The guide Isik, a wonderful, kind, and extremely knowledgable
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EricF42
London, United Kingdom
208
Seemless pick up, excellent guide and driver, definitely worth it
We were traveling by cruise ship. The ship's excursion did not cover everything we wanted to see. So, we organised
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AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHH
10
Amazing day and experience
The guide was very knowledgable and did not make it stressful. We were able to do our own things and learn about
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Dora G
Sydney, Australia
101
AWESOME TOUR!!!!
We have visited Ephesus today and it was a great experience using Elif’s company. We visited Virgin Mary’s house,
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948stephent
20
Excellent Tour
We had a great tour. The guide and driver picked us up from our private residence in Kuşadası and drove us to
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M2822DFcharlesm
21
Great tour with Great tour leader - Erkan.
It started out with the tour company and Ekran meeting us as we disembarked from the cruise ship. We were able to
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elizabethp581
Kelowna, Canada
51
Excellent Tour!
We had an excellent day trip to Ephesus! Our van and driver were great. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable,
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sarahlU9404YF
10
Excellent experience with EPHESUS PORT TOURS
Key points: - Overall experience: Excellent - Tour guide: Burak - Group Size: 36 PAX - Cost per person ~ 35 €
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mavlyudam2020
10
Very good.
Very comfortable conditions. The rooms are very clean. Very professional and friendly staff. I have really
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urnab2019
Paris, France
10
Fantastic Private Tour to Ephesus from Izmir!
Fantastic Private Tour to Ephesus from Izmir. Mehmet, our tour guide, and Chef our driver were professional,
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zealaghaim
10
best tour guide for ephesus
Burak was our tour guide for our short visit at the western part of turkey. We went to Pamukale and Ephesus ! We
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ChrisHalim
Singapore
20
Private tour from EPHESUS PORT TOURS
Amazing 1 day tour experience with Burak. He was able to curate a special trip to cover both Pamukkale and Ephesus
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Vessvac
20
Private tour Ephesus
My husband and I hired a private tour from the port of kusadasi in Turkey. Our tour guide was Elif. She was very
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