Private Tour from Kusadasi Port to Ephesus and Surroundings - Including Lunch

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  • 8 hr

Highlights of Tour : Ephesus Ancient City, Terrace Houses, Sirince Village, Temple of Artemis. Discover the UNESCO-listed ancient city of Ephesus and surroundings with your licenced tour guide on your own PRIVATE TOUR. Port pick-up & drop-off services are included.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Turkey Experiences

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Your private guide will be holding a signboard written "YOUR NAME" on it and meet you at the exit gate of Kusadasi port on your meeting time.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Selcuk

After met with your private guide, you will drive to Selcuk town for visit the Ephesus Ancient City and surroundings. The drive duration is approximately 30 minutes.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus

Your first visit will be the Ephesus Ancient City. Ephesus was one of the most important harbor cities in antique world and also it is mentioned in the book of Revelations as one of the seven churches. Also Celsus Library and theater in Ephesus are the other highlights. You will see and visit the Celsus Library, Temple of Hadrian, the fountain of Trajan, Grand Theater, Hercules Gate, Odeon, Ancient Toilets and many important historical buildings in this UNESCO-listed ancient city.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Ephesus Terrace Houses

Also, this tour is covering an extra visit to Terrace Houses of Ephesus ruins. The terrace houses are located on the hill, opposite the Hadrian Temple. Also called as "the houses of rich", important for the reason give us information about family life during the Roman period. They were built according to the Hippodamian plan of the city in which roads transected each other at right angels.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Temple of Artemis

The next stop of your tour will be at the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, standing today next to Ephesus ancient city.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Selcuk

You will take your lunch in a traditional local restaurant and have experience about delicious Turkish meals.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sirince Koyu

After lunch, you will continue to Sirince village which is located on the top of a mountain and famous with wines that you can taste. This pretty old Orthodox village, 12 km away from Ephesus and 30 km from Kusadasi, was once Cirkince ("ugly"). Indeed its habitants gave this name on purpose as they did not want to be bothered by foreigners nor to share the beauty of their village. Still after years, visitors understood that the village was not ugly at all and called it Sirince ("pretty"). As the village is located on the top of a mountain, you will enjoy the impressive wine yards' and peach trees' views on his way. You will find wines made from apples, raspberries, blackberries, strawberries, peaches, melons, watermelons, cherries and many other sorts of fruits.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Kusadasi Gazi Begendi Park

You will drive back to Kusadasi and stop at the Gazi Begendi Park (Hill) for take photos of the Kusadasi Bay and your cruise ship.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Kusadasi Castle

This small castle is picturesque Byzantine fortress stands on the causeway-connected Guvercin Adasi (Pigeon Island) and has recently been renovated. You can take panoramic photos of this castle from Gazi Begendi Park (Hill), and you can walk to this small castle after we dropped you to the port. ** The distance is 500 meters from Kusadasi cruise port.

Pass By: Okuz Mehmet Pasa KervansarayI

This caravanserai was built by the Grand Vizier Okuz Mehmed Pasha to support maritime trade in the region. This historical building is opposite to Kusadasi cruise port. ** The distance is 130 meters between Kusadasi cruise port and caravanserai.
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