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EPHESUS TOUR (tour #17)

İzmir, Turkey

Ephesus (/ˈɛfəsəs/;[1] Ancient Greek: Ἔφεσος Ephesos; Turkish: Efes; may ultimately derive from Hittite Apasa) was an ancient Greek city on the coast of Ionia, three kilometers southwest of present-day Selçuk in İzmir ProvinceTurkey.


Now you are invited to see those fascinating historical ruins and cultural heritage.



Approximately 12 hours



The tour will start with pick up from Hotel in Istanbul, flight to Izmir for a full day tour with lunch, then back to Istanbul by plane.

03:30 a.m. You will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul and transferred to the airport.
06:30 a.m. Flight from Istanbul to Izmir Adnan M
enderes Airport.
07:40 a.m. Arrival at th
e airport and transfer to Selcuk.

16:00 p.m. We will then drive back to the Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport for flight to Istanbul.



  • Bus

  • or Plane

Tour Program


There will be seven highlights of this tour. 

First, we will visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, still existing today next to Ephesus antique city.

Then we will move to Ephesus. Ephesus, one of the most important port cities of the ancient world, is mentioned in the Book of Revelation as one of the seven churches.

In the city of Ephesus, we will have a chance to see The Celcus Library, The Temple of Hadrian, The Fountain of Trajan and Theater.

Then we will take a break for lunch at a local Turkish cuisine restaurant.

After lunch, we will visit the Virgin Mary's House discovered by Lazarist priests after a German priestess had some visions about the house and the mountain as the last residence of the Virgin Mary.

As the last stop, we will visit the village of Sirince, with its impressive vineyards and original tiny houses that reflect its historical and cultural heritage.



Our tours are run by professionally licensed guides who speak English very well, have a bachelor's degree and have many certificates and are also very knowledgeable about the history and culture of Istanbul.




Prices change according to the plane/bus ticket rates. We will send you the prices after you complete your booking. Then you can decide which one to choose or you can cancel your booking.

What is included in this tour?

  • Domestic flight/bus tickets from/to Istanbul

  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off service in Istanbul is available and free

  • Entrance fees to places mentioned in the program

  • Professional guidance during the tour (in English)

  • Services Charges & Local Taxes

  • Lunch

What is excluded from this tour?

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Personal expenses

  • Beverages at lunch

  • Dinner

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