Private Ephesus Tour from Izmir Airport
START TIME: Anytime! Just let us know when you arrive and when your next flight departs.
TOUR TYPE: Private Tour, flexible and customized
DRIVER: Private driver with a spacious air-conditioned car
Start your day with pickup at your hotel in Izmir, the cruise port, or the Adnan Menderes Airport. Meet your dedicated guide at your chosen departure time, then climb into a private air-conditioned vehicle bound for Ephesus. As you travel, your guide will give an orientation to the area’s history and culture.
Make a brief stop at the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, to stretch your legs and have a look around.
Once you arrive in Ephesus, take a tour of the area’s highlights, including the Church of Mary, the Temple of Hadrian, the Grand Theatre, Celsus Library, and the popular Catholic pilgrimage site the House of the Virgin Mary.
Sit down for a traditional Turkish lunch in a local restaurant before continuing your exploration with a visit to the Basilica of St. John, dating from the 6th century. Your last stop is the Cave of the Seven Sleepers, said to be the site of refuge for persecuted believers in the year 250.
At the end of the tour around approximately 4:00 pm, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Izmir, Izmir Airport, Izmir Port, or Bus Station at around 5:30 pm (travel duration is estimated at 1 hour). END OF SERVICES.
INCLUDED in the Tour Price:
- Centrally located Izmir hotels, Izmir Airport or Izmir cruise port pickup and drop-off
- Transport by air-conditioned private car or minivan (depend on group size).
- Private tour
- Professional licensed English speaking guide during the tour
- Lunch (Vegetarian lunch option available upon request).
- Entrance fees to attractions
- Local taxes and service charges
- Domestic flight tickets
- Personal expenses
- Any item not included in inclusions
- Travel insurance