The excavated city of Ephesus offers visitors a genuine feel for ancient Roman life as they can travel back in time, wandering on the cobbled streets.
Doing a Private Ephesus Tour is the best way to visit the UNESCO-listed Ephesus site.
We offer Private Ephesus Tours from Izmir Airport with licensed tour guides. Our private guides are all locals with at least 10 years of experience in the private tours of Ephesus. Our vehicles are new Mercedes, fully insured. Choose TransBalkan Tours for your perfect day in Ephesus!
Full Day Ephesus Tour with Lunch (8 hours)
Tour Highlights: Temple of Artemis, Ancient City of Ephesus, Isa Bey Mosque
Meet with our staff at Izmir Airport. After boarding your vehicle, drive south to Selcuk Town. En-route see the cotton fields, vineyards and pine forests while driving along the blue Aegean shores.
Your first stop will be the Temple of Artemis, one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. From there see the earlier settlement locations of Ephesus, Basilica of St. John and Selcuk Castle. Continue to the Ancient City of Ephesus where you start at the Magnesia Gate and walk downhill through the city. Your tour guide will point out the sights, bringing the history of Ephesus to life as you pause at the Odeon, Upper Agora, Town Hall, Fountain of Trajan, Temple of Hadrian and Domitian Square, Memmius Memorial, Roman Baths, (Optional Visit to Terrace Houses) and extraordinary Library of Celsus. At the end of the marble street leading from the library, gaze up at the impressive theater, built to seat 24.000 people. Enjoy a lunch in the grounds of a country house. Here you will see a private demonstration of the traditional carpet making process from dying to spinning to weaving at a school where young girls are trained in the craft. Your last stop will be the visit to the Isa Bey Mosque, a delicate masterpiece of Turkish architecture from the fourteenth century. Afterwards drive back to Izmir Airport.
Cost of Private Ephesus Tour starting and ending at Izmir Airport: 170 Euro (Total to be paid 1-6 people)
* Above rate is NOT a per person rate. It is total to be paid for your group.
* There is no prepayment required for the booking.
* We offer %20 discount for Private Ephesus Tour bookings with English speaking tour guides, on certain dates. Contact us today for a quote
Rates Do Not Cover:
* Except Terrace Houses, there is no admission fee for children under 8 years old. For the proof of age, please bring passport copies with you.
* There is no prepayment required for the reservation. To avoid disappointment, we recommend making your private tour reservation at earliest possible.
Payment can be made in Euros, Turkish Liras, British Pounds and US Dollars cash at the end of the tour. There is no prepayment required for the booking.
You can cancel a tour 72 hours in advance of your tour departure without any charges. If you would like to cancel a tour, simply send us an email and we will be happy to assist you. Once you are within the 24 hour tour departure window, the tour becomes non-refundable. This is because our guide and vehicle have set aside space to accommodate your request and will often not be able to fill that space with another customer so close to departure.
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Tour operator specialized in private tours, private transfers, private shore excursions in Western Turkey.