Small Group Ephesus Shore Excursion For Cruise Passengers - Kusadasi

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Special for cruise passengers only from Kusadasi Port. Suitable for elderly visitors, families with kids and people. You will visit most important highlights of Ephesus.Only Ephesus tour + Artemis Temple + Optional Terrace Houses visit


  • Family friendly
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

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First stop is the meeting point at Kusadasi port at your requested time - only available for cruise passengers. Then arriving the Magnesia Gate of Ephesus. (Total distance to Ephesus from Kusadasi is 13 Miles and it will take 30 minutes) where we will get general information about history of Ephesus.

You will then walk to Odeon,East Gymnasium, St Lukes Grave, Varius Bath, State Agora .After visiting Odeon, you will see the Temple of Isis, Hydrekdocheion, Temenos, Prytaneion and Herm of Hermes. In Domitian Square ;Temple of Domitian, Fountain of Pollio, Memmius Monument also the goddess Nike!

Continue onto Curetes (Priests) Street, Hercules stories, Fountain of Trajan, Temple of Hadrian, Scholastica Baths, Latrines (Ancient Toilets). There will be an optional Terrace Houses visit (15 USD per person additional cost).
    After that the tour will follow onto Celsus Library, The Great Theatre through the marble road, and the Artemis Temple. Depending on the timing, we can make shopping stops before returning to the port at your request.
    Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to the Kusadasi port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

        Inclusions for Small Group Ephesus Shore Excursion For Cruise Passengers

        • Local taxes
        • Port pickup and drop-off
        • Transport by private vehicle
        • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
        • Local Guide

        Exclusions for Small Group Ephesus Shore Excursion For Cruise Passengers

        • Entrance fees
        • Drinks
        • Lunch
        • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
        • Gratuities (optional)

        Additional Info

        Confirmation will be received at time of booking

        A moderate amount of walking is involved

        Cancellation Policy
        • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
        • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
        • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
        • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
        • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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        • Ephesus is a must. Had a great tour guide Attila. Could have done without the stops at leather factory and rug store. Although, one of the members in our group purchased a rug.

        • Excellent tour of the ruins of Ephesus. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the ruins and eager to show and tell us about the history and excavation of Ephesus. His enthusiasm was contagious! This was once quite an amazing city and we were surprised at the many plumbing and living conveniences that were available then. Our small group was quite enjoyable and getting on an off the small bus was so much better than the large excursion buses we usually went on. I highly recommend this excursion. We even enjoyed our 'shopping' stops on the way back to the ship.

        • Simply the best! We enjoyed a wonderful history lesson from 9.30 till 2.30. Probably saw 3 times as much as most visitors would have done, as we had an incredibly knowledgeable guide. Ephesus itself is mind blowing. Wow. We trod the cobbled / marbled streets for over 2 hours and never lost interest. We then visited a local carpet factory and had a nice snack lunch included. Artemis' Temple, briefly, came next. Finally a ceramics workshop was a delightful experience. A great day out, and still time to have a look round the port area and shops in the afternoon.

        • Guide very helpful and made the trip enjoyable and interesting.

        • This was our favourite tour on our trip. Ephesus was beautiful and our wonderful guide, Attila, was very knowledgeable and courteous. We were picked up at the cruise port and had a private tour for the 4 of us, 2 couples. Attila educated us on the area and then took us to the ruins at Ephesus. He brought the ruins to life for us with his historical knowledge. We then went to a rug making co-op and school, where we learned the art of rug making by hand. This dying art helped us to appreciate the beauty, intricacies and the pricing of handmade Turkish carpets and tapestries. We went next door to an outside garden restaurant for a fantastic 3 course Turkish lunch and then carried on to visit a leather factory. We had a private fashion show and were able to try on leather jackets, but did not feel pressured to buy. I would have liked a little more time to see some of their purses, but we had a time constraint. FYI, I did buy a leather jacket, even though I had no plan to, as they were beautiful soft sheep leather,and they looked amazing. Attila had us back to our ship in plenty of time, as was promised. This is a must see tour!

        • Excellent tour with a very knowledgeable guide.


        • Brilliant tour with Turco tours our tour guide was great she was very interesting and knowledgeable.We were in a min bus with just the two of us so it was very personal.The leather showroom with a fashion show could have been missed not her fault though .We bought leather jackets there but think we paid far too much in comparison to the ones in the stores in Kusadashi.Highly recommend d Turco sorry I have forgotten the girls name .


        • Great guide, great tour. It is highly recommend to everyone. Loved it all. Thank You for our best day.

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