Ephesus Shore Excursions from Kusadasi/Izmir Ports


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kusadasi shore excursionDestinations:Ephesus Shore Excursions
Duration:4-8 hours (Customizable)
Departures:Daily, as a private tour only for your party
Priced From:69 € per person (See all prices below by number of people)
Includes:Ephesus tour with all English-speaking private guidance, deluxe air-con vehicle, petrol, parking, taxes.

kusadasi shore excursionsOur English-speaking guide and deluxe vehicle can pick you up from Kusadasi or Izmir ports for a private Ephesus tour just for you. Enjoy full or half day Ephesus shore excursions exploring the incredible Greco-Roman ruins of Ephesus by private guide and A/C Mercedes mini-bus, with pick up and drop off to Izmir or Kusadasi’s cruise ports. Pre or Post cruise tour extensions also available. Stroll down the paved avenue to the ancient Library of Celsus, Roman Baths, Hadrian’s Gate and House of Virgin Mary…

Brief Itinerary – Half or Full Day Ephesus Shore Excursions

  • Arrive and disembark at Izmir or Kusadasi Cruise Ports – Pick up by private English-speaking guide and deluxe vehicle.
  • EPHESUS SHORE TOURS : including:
    Ephesus, House of Virgin Mary, Temple of Artemis + Isabey Mosque.
  • Drop off to Izmir or Kusadasi Cruise Ports for boarding and departure after your tour.

Detailed Itinerary:

All of our Ephesus shore excursions are from Kusadasi or Izmir and can easily be customized to suit individual preferences where viable – This is a suggested itinerary only:

kusadasi/izmir shore excursionsFull or Half Day – Izmir/Kusadasi Shore Excursions
Ephesus Shore Excursion:
You will be picked up from Izmir or Kusadasi port by private guide and A/C transport to start this shore excursion. Transfer to Ephesus.

The tour starts with the Visit of Isa Bey Mosque, a classic example of Seljuk Turkish architecture with intricate carvings.

Continues by exploring the marble white Ancient City of Ephesus, with spectacular monuments such as the Library of Celsus, Royal Marble Paved Avenue, Hadrian’s Gate, Agora, Trajan Fountain, Domitianus Temple, Theater and Roman Latrines.

After a time break for lunch (lunch not included), you will visit the carpet cooperative to see how Turkish carpets are made by hand. Proceed to the shrine of the the House of Virgin Mary, where she is said to have spent her final years.

The tour concludes with a visit of the Temple of Artemis (Diana), the site of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. After the tour we will drop you off at Izmir or Kusadasi cruise ship port in plenty of time for your ship boarding and departure.

Other Shore Excursion Alternatives:

  • Ultimate Istanbul Shore Excursion
  • Pre-Post Cruise Extensions:
    Enjoy full day Istanbul shore excursions exploring the magnificent city of Istanbul by private guide and A/C Mercedes mini-bus, with pick up and drop off to Istanbul’s cruise port or city-center hotel. Discover the Old City’s greatest Byzantine and Ottoman imperial relics and treasures – Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum, the Grand Bazaar and decadent shores of the Bosphorus…

Prices & Dates:

Prices are per person adult in Euro for this tour:

Price – Departs Daily
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Please Note:
Prices are subject to availability and dates selected.
For any other number of travelers, please email us for appropriate rates.
Early bookings required, especially for peak times, weekends and holidays.

What’s Included:

  • Private tour of the sites at Ephesus as shown above.
  • All guiding by professional licensed English-speaking guidance throughout.
  • All land transport with new air-conditioned deluxe vehicles.
  • Pick up and drop off from the cruise ship port.
  • All parking fees and petrol.
  • All taxes.

Not Included:

  • Meals, entrance fees, optional tips.


Departure dates guaranteed every day all year around for this tour. Subject to availability. Advance booking required.

Change This Trip:

We are happy to make some minor changes provided those are compatible and acceptable with the smooth operation of the tour packages offered.

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