Duration: 5 hours.
Pick-up and drop-off: Kusadasi Port
Destinations: The House of the Virgin Mary, Ephesus, and the Temple of Artemis
Languages: English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Greek, and Japanese
This tour is suggested because it includes a stop at the House of the Virgin Mary and the Artemis Temple in Ephesus.
After meeting your private guide at the Kusadasi Port, you’ll take a beautiful 30-minute drive to the House of the Virgin Mary, which Pope Paul VI declared a pilgrimage center in 1967. The Pope said, “She might have spent her last days here.”
When you spend almost an hour at the spot, you can feel the holy time.
It will take you 5 minutes to get to the upper gate of Ephesus after you’ve seen the House of the Virgin Mary, and from there, the itinerary will continue to the old city. Your private driver will wait for you at the lower gate while you and your guide walk down the hill.
To see the ancient city, it will take 2 hours.
You will have a chance to spend a short time in the top souvenir area before going to the ancient site. At the lower gift area, you’ll have a lot more time.
As an expert scholar leads you through the main streets of Ephesus, you will see buildings made of marble that were built between the 1st and 7th centuries AD.
The Great Theatre is the only ruin from the 3rd century BC, and it is also very important for Christians. Because Saint Paul the Apostle preached to the Ephesians there.
When you go through the Magnesian Gate, you will see businesses, government buildings, and the Augustus Basilica, which is surrounded by a circle of columns, at the State Agora.
As you walk down the main streets, your guide will tell you basic facts and history about fountain decorations, statues, and the famous temples of Emperors Domitian, Trajan, and Hadrian.
When you go through the Hercules Gate, you will see the Celsus Library. It was the third-largest library in ancient times, after Alexandria and Pergamum. It had more than 12,000 scroll books.
The Terrace Houses are a unique old place on the slopes of Bülbül Mountain (Coressus). They are on the UNESCO World Heritage List. They were where the rich people of Ephesus lived. Every part of the terrace houses shows how rich the people of Ephesus were. There are frescoes, mosaics, and individual heating systems. From the front door to the upper exit, there are 80 steps.
Inside the archaeological site, there is a different fee to get into the terrace houses.
If you want to see inside one of them, you should take a tour of Terrace Houses. Please ask what you need to know.
As you get close to leaving the old city, there is a souvenir area with restrooms and shops.
It takes 5 minutes to get to the original site of the Artemis Temple, which is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World because of how big and beautiful it was. You are going to see where the temple used to be and the columns that are still there from the 6th century BC. (The time is 30 minutes.)
Your guide will also suggest a local place for lunch and tell you about traditional things to see and do while you’re there.
Kusadasi and the area around it are seasonal and laid-back. And each site is only about 5 minutes away by car.
So, people have a good time when they go to places like a weaving school or a ceramic art center.
The tour comes to an end in Kusadasi.
A licensed guide who speaks English or another language of your choice
A luxury car with air conditioning and a skilled driver
Service to pick up and drop off
Costs to get into the museums and places on the above schedule
Gratuities to the guide and driver
Anything that isn’t listed as being included
It’s a good idea to bring a camera, a hat, and shoes that are good for walking.
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Q: What is the duration of the private tour of Ephesus from Kusadasi Port?
The typical duration is around 5-7 hours, but it can be customized based on your preferences.
Q: Is transportation provided from Kusadasi Port to Ephesus?
Yes, our private tours include transportation to and from the port.
Q: What are the main attractions covered in the Ephesus tour?
The main attractions often include the Library of Celsus, Temple of Artemis, Ephesus Ancient Theatre, Terrace Houses, and more.
Q: Can the tour be customized to include specific sites?
Our private tours offer customization options to include or exclude specific sites based on your interests.
Q: Is there a guide provided for the Ephesus tour?
Yes, a professional and licensed guide is provided to enhance your experience.
Q: What languages do the tour guides speak?
Guides often speak English, but other language options may be available upon request.
Q: What is the cost of a private tour of Ephesus from Kusadasi Port?
Costs can vary based on the season, customization, and inclusions. It is advisable to check with our tour operator for precise pricing.
Q: Are meals included in the tour?
No, the tour does not include meals. You can ask your tour guide what you can eat on the tour.
Q: What should I wear on the tour?
Comfortable clothing and walking shoes are recommended, as there will be a significant amount of walking.
Q: Is the tour accessible for people with disabilities?
Accessibility may vary by tour, so it’s best to check with our tour operator to ensure they can accommodate specific needs.
Q: Are children allowed on the tour?
Most tours are family-friendly, but age restrictions might apply for certain activities.
Q: Can I take photographs during the tour?
Yes, photography is usually encouraged, but restrictions may apply in certain areas.
Q: Are there shopping opportunities during the tour?
Yes, we can spare time for shopping in local markets or souvenir shops.
Q: How far in advance should I book the tour?
It’s recommended to book as early as possible, especially during peak tourist seasons, to ensure availability.
Q: What happens if the tour is canceled due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances?
You can read our terms and conditions on the website.
Q: Is tipping included or expected on the tour?
Tipping is often optional but appreciated. It’s not included in the tour price.
Q: Are there restroom facilities available during the tour?
Yes, restroom facilities are typically available at various points during the tour.
Q: Can I bring a backpack or luggage on the tour?
Small backpacks are usually acceptable.
Q: Do I need any special documentation for the tour?
A valid ID and any necessary travel documentation should be carried. Specific requirements might vary by tour.
Q: Where can I find more information or book a private tour of Ephesus from Kusadasi Port?
You can directly e-mail us or give us a phone call to book this tour.