Duration : 4 - 6 Hours
Tour Day : All Year
You will be met in Kusadasi Port or at your hotel concerning your accommodation details. The tour is starting with our air-conditioned, non-smoking comfortable vehicle will drive you primarily to Virgin Mary House, which is accepted as one of the pilgrimage centers of almost all Christians and approximately 5 km. away from Ephesus. As per legendary about Virgin Mary has stated that She and St. John was together on their travel to Ephesus then chose here to spend the last years of her life mainly in this house. Pope Vl. Paul blessed and admitted as this house of Mary’s own during his visit in 1967.
Later on, arriving at the upper gate of Ephesus one of the best-preserved Greco-Roman ancient cities of the Ionian Region with a population of 250.000 in its top times, we are starting to tread all cities from up to down gate around 4 km. long. The major heritages going to be seen in this trip are:
Ephesus Theater : It is the second-largest (1st is Colosseum in Italy) and one of the best acoustic amphitheaters in the world with a capacity of 24,000 people. Saint Paul and several priests preached here after the approval of Christianity by the Roman Empire.
Celsus Library : It is the 3rd largest library of ancient times, dedicated to famous Roman consul Celsus. Unexpected experience to catch the soul of that era still surviving after 2500 years with its magnificent architecture, reliefs, and sculptures.
Sure, you will observe lots of remains dated to different periods of Roman Empire such as Domitian Temple, Odeon, Medical School, Scholastica Bath (2nd biggest Roman Bath in Turkey), Love House, Various Monumental Fountains (dedicated to great emperors), Latrines (public toilet), Commercial Agora, Curetes Street, Arcadian Street (Ephesus harbor), Terrace Houses (extra charge).
- Entrance Fees, as in per itinerary.
- Proficient Professional Tour Guide.
- Air-conditioned & non-smoking vehicle with experienced driver.
- All parking, VAT - Tax
- Personal expenses.
- Beverages and Lunch
- Optional additional tours
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Temple of Artemis
House of Virgin Mary
Basilica of St. John
Bath of Varius Ephesus
Temple of Isıs
Odeon Concert Hall
Temple of Domitian
Fountain of Pollio
Fountain of Trajan
Temple of Hadrian
Gate of Mazeus
Temple of Serapis
The Double Church
Regular Group Tours are English-guided package tours with mixed nationalities of a minimum of 20 people and a maximum of 40 people on the specified dates. Regular Group tour prices are fixed.
There is a child age restriction based on the character of the tour and generally, children under 8 years of age cannot participate.
Private Tours, on the other hand, is between 1 person and 40 people. It usually consists of small and private groups such as Families, groups of friends, or professional groups. No other travelers are allowed in Private groups. In private tours, the guide is given according to the group's request (available in Turkey)
Guaranty Departure Tours have a definite departure regardless of the number of people on certain dates.
The minimum and the maximum number of people and child age requirements are specified in the tour information.
The number of tour places varies according to the theme of the tour. Group tours are a minimum of 20 people - a maximum of 40 people. There is no limit on the number of private tours, usually between 1 and 18 people.
You can bring clothes and auxiliary items according to Turkey Tour regions and Tour season. During the winter seasons, you should bring thick and cold protective clothing and rain protective clothing.
Items such as clothes and umbrellas are required against rains that may occur in Spring and Autumn. In summer, have sunglasses, sunhat, comfortable walking shoes, swimming clothes, and equipment in lake and seashore tour programs.
It is appropriate for men and women to wear closed clothes in religious areas such as Churches, mosques, and synagogues. In Turkey, which is a Muslim country, mosques are not visited during prayer times. Mosques are visited after worship.
After you write your contact information such as the name of the tour you prefer, the tour code number, the date of the tour, the number of people to attend, on the tour request form, you can send us your request by reading and approving the rules written in the (Terms and conditions) section.
Your registration is done and your official confirmation is sent to you. Then you make some payment.
Tour payments are made by money transfer systems such as bank transfer or Western Union.
Visitors can withdraw money in Turkish Lira, Euro, and US Dollars with their bank cards from ATMs in Turkey. Most ATMs offer English or other language options for foreigners' convenience.
Visitors can use their credit and debit cards for all kinds of shopping. During the tour, you can travel to smaller towns or villages far from the city center, where your credit card may not be valid, so it is recommended to always have cash, foreign currency, and Turkish Lira with you.
Two-pin sockets used in Europe are also widely used in Turkey.
If you are using a three-pin socket, it is recommended to bring a converter adapter.
If you want to use your own country's GSM operator in Turkey, you should ask your GSM operator to activate the international roaming function of your mobile phone before coming to Turkey. Or you can get a new SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) card from one of the local GSM operators such as Türk Telekom, Vodafone, to use while you are in Turkey.
Foreigners in Turkey can drive in Turkey, provided that they always have their passports, international driving licenses, and their car licenses with them. It is legally forbidden to drink and drive and there are penalties. In Turkey, the vehicle is driven on the right side of the road.
Banks working hours 09:00 – 17:00 money transfer ends at 16:00.
Shopping Centers: 10:00 – 22:00
Pharmacies: 08:00 – 18:00 In each region, one on-duty pharmacy remains open between 18:00 and 08:00 at night.
There is a pharmacy on duty that remains open in every region on Sundays and public holidays. It is a legal obligation to keep the pharmacies on duty open.
For the treatments, you want to have in Turkey, travel agencies that have work and agreements with Hospitals and Doctors, who are experts in their fields, provide communication with the patient by transmitting the patient information to the relevant hospitals and Doctors. Travel Agencies, during the treatment period, provide services such as flight tickets, hotel or house reservations for accommodation, transfer services, and tour organizations for the patient and their relatives.
Hair transplant, Dental treatment, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery tour packages are among the most preferred health tourism packages in Turkey.
Compared to other European and Asian countries, Turkey has a large number of JCI (Joint Commission International) accredited hospitals and medical institutions. It has world-renowned Doctors who are experienced in their special branches and private or corporate hospitals equipped with modern medical devices. You don't have to wait in line for the highest quality medical treatment people deserve. Moreover, prices are much cheaper than world standards. You can find the best quality medical treatment at the lowest price in Turkey. You can find the best quality medical treatment at the lowest price in Turkey Hospitals. Such as Dental treatments, Hair Transplantation, Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery, Oncology, Urology, IVF – In Vitro fertilization, Cardiology treatments.
For foreigners who come to Turkey, there is no other vaccination obligation other than the Covid 19 Vaccine. It is obligatory for foreigners who come to Turkey during the Covid-19 Pandemic to be vaccinated or have a PCR test 72 hours before. In addition, there is an obligation to document this information.
As in all countries of the world, Cpvid-19 travel rules change from time to time according to countries. For this reason, you should learn the current travel data from the Turkish Consulate in your own country before traveling.
Private Ephesus tours from cruise ships in Kusadasi Port
Kusadasi Port is one of the most important stopovers for cruise ships on their Mediterranean course. You can join the Ephesus tour directly from Kusadasi Port or Izmir Port with a private transfer accompanied by a professional tour guide. Kusadasi port Ephesus distance is 25 km. Izmir port to Ephesus distance is 80 Km. Public transportation is not advised since time is rather short for a satisfactory excursion preferred by cruise guests. You can ask for Ephesus excursions from any local travel agency in Kusadasi. Primarily Ephesus has participated in UNESCO World Heritage List since 2015, moreover the Temple of Artemis has been confirmed as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World in Ephesus. The House of the Virgin Mary is also located just 5km nearby ancient Ephesus.
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