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Ephesus ... An ancient harbor city located on the west coast of Turkey built on the shores of the legendary Aegean Sea.  The city used to be the capital city of Roman Empire on Asia Minor and reached to an amazing population of 500.000 people. After decades of excavations and many renovations today this ancient city is one of the main visited site in Turkey and also been listed on UNESCO World Heritage site in year 2015.

However Ephesus is not only an ancient city to discover but its religiously importance also attract millions of visitors every year. Being one of the seven churches of revelation on new testament , Virgin Mary's House and St. Jeans Church also makes this region one of the most important jewel of Turkey with its vast religion harmony.

Let us help you discover the real Ephesus from a locals perspective with our suggested itinerary but never forget that all our itineraries are private tours so we can easily make changes according to your interests.

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Private Ephesus Tours and Day Trips from Kusadasi

Why to take a private tour in Ephesus ?

It is true that there are many travel companies operating group tours to Ephesus. Especially if you are arriving the area with a cruise ship you can also book your tour through your cruise BUT all these tours will be with another 20-25 people and almost all go to the same places and at the same time which causes massive crowd of people in this beautiful ancient. However there is one more way to explore this ancient city which is awarded by UNESCO as one of the World Heritage Site. Let us help you see the real Ephesus with a private tour which will be lead by a local licensed guide. By this way your guide will be your friend at the end of the tour rather than just a voice from your headsets.

 

Our travel expertise allows Guided Ephesus Tours to focus  the best itineraries for customers depending on their personal needs and requirements. Our private tours also help our guests to complete the tours on their own pace and avoid long ticket lines.

Private Classical Ephesus Tour 

This is a full day private tour of Ephesus. Your private guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel / Kusadasi port or Izmir port.

 

Next you will drive to Ephesus. It was one of the great cities of antiquity and you begin at the remains of the fabled Temple of Artemis.

You continue to the Odeon, before walking along the Curetes Way to Hadrian’s Temple and the splendid Library of Celsus. As you walk along the Sacred Way to the Agora, you pass baths and the Great Theatre.

You then head to nearby Seljuk for lunch and in the afternoon you drive up to House of Virgin Mary, where it is believed she spent her final years.

 

At the end of your visit you taken back to your hotel or Cruise Port. 

Included Services: 
* Private professional English speaking tour guide.
* All entrance fees to the sites.
* Private transportation by non-smoking air-conditioned vehicles. 
* Pick up from the hotel or Cruise port.
* Drop off to the hotel or cruise port.

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Private Ephesus and Sirince Tour

This is a special private Ephesus tours including some of the most unique places in Ephesus but also which are difficult to visit on your own.You are going to meet with your guide at your hotel reception or Kusadasi / Izmir cruise port.

The first stop is Ephesus ancient city, considered as one of Turkey’s most important archaeological sites. You are going to see the Odeon, before walking along the Curetes Way to Hadrian’s Temple and the splendid Library of Celsus. As you walk along the Sacred Way to the Agora, you pass baths and the Great Theatre.

Next destination will be Sirince, was once Cirkince (ugly). It is believed that when Ephesus was abandoned, some of the Ephesians established the village. There are Orthodox and Catholic Churches as well as Mosque. It is unique location to feel and understand multi culture of Turkey.

As the village is located on the top of a mountain, anyone will enjoy the impressive wine yards and peach trees views on their way. This lovely village is famous for its fruit wines, organic food and souvenir shops. This tour is relaxing and let you to take lovely pictures of different scenery and traditional Culture. After the tour we will drop you off at your hotel or cruise port.

Included Services:

 * Private professional English speaking tour guide.

* All entrance fees to the sites.

* Private transportation by non-smoking air-conditioned vehicles. 

* Pick up from the hotel or Cruise port.

* Drop off to the hotel or cruise port.

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Private Jewish Heritage Izmir Tour

This is another full day private ephesus tours. You will be meet by your guide at 09.00 am at your hotel or Cruise Port.

Than drive to downtown the Karatas quarter, a Jewish community neighborhood for centuries with many synagogues and bustling street life.

 

There we visit the Beth Israel Synagogue, in Ottoman-Victorian style.

Next, take a ride on the Asansor, a 19th century hilltop funicular, Than we will drive to Kadifekale hill overlooking the city and the bay, to enjoy a coffee.

 

After that we drive to Sardes , once the capital of the Lydian kingdom, where a large and prosperous Jewish community resided in its heyday as a Roman city. Visit the ruins, including the enormously rich Roman Synagogue. Drop off to the hotel or Cruise Port. End of the tour.

Please note that Jewish Synagogue needs entrance Permissions: 
All advance entry permissions necessary for entering the synagogues are arranged by us prior to the tour. Advance reservations advised.

Included Services:

 * Private professional English speaking tour guide.

* All entrance fees to the sites.

* Private transportation by non-smoking air-conditioned vehicles. 

* Pick up from the hotel or Cruise port.

* Drop off to the hotel or cruise port.

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