Izmir: Ephesus and More - Private Customized Day Tour

Ephesus & More: Private Guided Full-Day Tour

From £277 Per group up to 11

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Key Details
8 hours
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Pick-up service

Pick-up from the front lobby of your hotel in Izmir. Your guide will be holding a placard with your name and a copy of your confirmation/voucher for ease of ID. Please have your voucher available for comparison

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What You'll Do
  • Personalize your tour of Izmir Province on a customized adventure
  • Walk in the footsteps of Alexander the Great at Ephesus
  • Ride horse back in scenic Kusadasi
  • Taste the wines of Sirince, or learn to cook in Selcuk
  • Discover the last House of the Virgin Mary
  • Learn the history of great Roman, Greek, and Byzantine civilizations
  • Watch how traditional carpets are woven
  • Get off road by Jeep in Kusadasi
  • Appreciate your personal licensed guide's knowledge for your private group
Mix and match the things you want to do on a private guided full-day tour from Izmir to the ruins of Ephesus, House of the Virgin Mary, and Terrace Houses. Ride horseback or by jeep in Kusadasi, learn to cook in Selcuk, relax at a hammam, and much more.
What to Expect
Do the things you want to do and see the sights you want to see on a customizable full-day tour of Izmir Province, dominated by the spectacular archaeological remains of Ephesus. Ride horseback along the trails of Kusadasi, learn to cook authentic Turkish dishes, wine taste in the hills of Sirince, and more.

You can mix and match the things that you want to see and do for a fully personalized adventure just for you and your group. The Aladdin's choice of options includes a guided tour of Ephesus where you can journey back in time to the days of the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine civilizations.

See sights such as the Trajan Fountains, Temples of Domition and Hadrian, and Scolastica Baths. One of the main highlights is the stunning façade of the Celcus Library, once capable of holding up to 12,000 scrolls in the niches of its walls.

You can also go to see the last remaining column of the Temple of Artemis, one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. Discover the last house where the Virgin Mary was said to have lived, located on Nightingale Mountain, and experience the serenity of a sacred site of pilgrimage for Christians and Muslims alike. Walk in the footsteps of Alexander the Great, St Paul, Mother Mary, and Anthony and Cleopatra, and see the homes of the wealthy of Ephesus at the Terrace Houses.

Enjoy a pleasant horseback ride along scenic trails in Kusadasi, or take a thrilling Jeep safari along dirt tracks. Go to Sirince village to see how traditional carpets are woven, or head to Selcuk, former capital of the Emirate of Aydin, for a personal cooking class. Relax with a Turkish hammam steam bath in Kusadasi, or purchase souvenir gifts on a shopping adventure. The choice is yours. The tour includes private transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle, with round-trip transfers from hotels or the cruise terminal in Izmir.
What's Included
  • Guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local postcard
What's Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Tips (appreciated when earned)
Meeting Point

For cruise ship pick-ups you will be met outside the "exit" door of the Customs Building. They will be holding a placard with your name and a copy of your voucher/confirmation letter for ease of ID

What to Remember
• Please have 1 person collect all entrance fees to pay the guide in full. This saves valuable tour time
• Entrance to Ephesus Archaeological Museum - ages 12 and up 4 EUR
• Entrance to Ephesus Archaeological Site - ages 12 and up 11 EUR
• Entrance to Temple of Artemis - Free
• Entrance to the Terrace Houses - ages 7 and up 5 EUR
• Admission to the Carpet Village - Free
• Entrance to the House of the Virgin Mary - ages 9 and up 7 EUR
• Hamam in Kusadasi - ages 8-12 7.50 EUR, ages 13 and up 22 EUR
• Horseback ride (picnic lunch included) - 20 EUR
• Jeep safari plus picnic lunch - ages 4 and up 40 EUR
• Cooking class and lunch in Selcuk - ages 8 and up 26 EUR
• Wine tasting and craft shopping in Sirince - Free
• Entrance to St. John's Basilica - ages 12 and up - 4 EUR
• Aqua, Sea and Dolphin Park fees and activities - price upon request
• Please bring sunglasses, a hat, bottled water, and sunscreen. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

From £277 Per group up to 11

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