Full-Day Small-Group Tour To Ephesus From Izmir - Kusadasi

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Between 8:30am and 9:20am
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
  • Return Details :
    Izmir city center hotels or Cruise Terminal
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

No HIDDEN COSTS : Entrance fees, Lunch, Guiding, Transportation are INCLUDED
Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Izmir-turkey">Izmir for this 7-hour excursion starting in Izmir and taking you to Ephesus. Trace the steps of Alexander the Great, Caesar or Cicero. See the House of Virgin Mary and Temple of Artemis. Enjoy a traditional Turkish lunch. Drive back to hotel and drop off .

Highlights

  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour by minibus

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean Coast

The House of Virgin Mary is located on the Aladag Mountains 5 miles away from Ephesus. At the third Ecumenical Council on 431 AD in Ephesus, it was claimed that Mary came to Ephesus with St. John in 37 A.D. and lived there until her death in 48 A.D. After the discovery of the house, the Archbishop of Izmir declared there as a place of pilgrimage in 1892. On July 26, 1967, Pope Paul VI visited this place and prayed there

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean Coast

We will start visiting one of the main highlights in Turkey, Ephesus, one of the 12 cities of Ionian League (an ancient Greek district on the western coast of Asia Minor) is located near Izmir. As a port city it was a major departure point for trade routes into Asia Minor.
Walk through history along marble streets lined with wonderful public buildings, among them the Baths of Scholastica, the Library of Celsus; it was built in the beginning of the 2nd century A.D. by Gaius Julius Aquila to be a memorial to his father Gaius Julius Celsus Polemanus, the proconsul of Province of Asia. , the Temple of Hadrian and The Grand Theater are two of the most impressive buildings in Ephesus. Grand theatre was built in 3rd century B.C and it was later expanded to 24.000 spectators by the Romans in the 1st century A.D.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean Coast

We will stop at Artemis Temple where used to be one of the seven wonders of the ancient world as our last stop before drive back to Izmir town center, airport or port.

Duration: 25 minutes

Inclusions

All taxes, fees and handling charges

Lunch

Professional guide

Port pickup and drop-off

Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Entrance fees

Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)

Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus

Exclusions

Drinks

Gratuities

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. Shoes must be removed to enter mosques. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers