Private Ephesus Shore Excursion - Kusadasi

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    Anytime between 7am and 1pm Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Kusadasi cruise port
  • Return Details :
    Kusadasi port and hotels, Selcuk hotels, Izmir airport and hotels. Please contact supplier to arrange pick up point.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


See the best of Turkeys history and culture in one day with this private day tour of Ephesus and Selcuk from Izmir. Spend time exploring the ancient city of Ephesus and touring the House of the Virgin Mary, and enjoy a shopping break in the village of Selcuk. Visit the famous Terrace Houses, the Temple of Artemis and the Saint John Church. A private guide will accompany you throughout the day and provide roundtrip transportation from your hotel or port.


  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Lunch included
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

Meet up with a private guide at your hotel or port and take off for an exciting historical immersion. Head first to the ancient city of Ephesus, one of the best-kept ruins of a Roman city. Once the capital of Asia Minor, Ephesus was the most important commercial center of western Anatolia. Visit the famous Terrace Houses, one of the first examples of a central heating system and home to magnificent mosaics and frescoes.

Next, head to the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient world. See 3 different places of religious worship as a Temple, Mosque and Church are all visible from the same angle. Then visit the famous House of Virgin Mary, the place where the biblical heroine is thought to have spent her final days. It is estimated that Mary came in the area together with Saint John who spent several years in Ephesus to spread the Christianity. Then stop by the Saint John Church to see the key biblical figures tomb.

In Selcuk, shop for a variety of souvenirs at handicrafts factories that are supported by Turkish Government and serve as schools for their employees. Shop for locally-made rugs, ceramics, and leather. At the end of the day your guide will drop you off back at your hotel or port.


Professional art historian local guide

Hotel/port pickup and drop-off

Private tour

Transport by private a/c mercedes vehicle




Entrance fees

Entry/Admission - The Basilica of Saint John

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

Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Not wheelchair accessible

Service animals allowed

Infant seats available

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

COVID-19 vaccination required for guides