Day 1 (Private Ephesus Tour, lunch included)
With an early pick-up from your hotel around 05:00am , we will transfer you to Istanbul or Sabiha Gokcen Airport and have the flight to Izmir Airport. Our driver will meet you at the airport and drive you to our office.
After some refreshment in our office, we will first drive to The House of Virgin Mary. The Virgin Mary House was discovered by Sister Anne Catherine Emmerich, a German nun in the year 1812. Sister Emmerich had detailed visions and visited Jerusalem in her sleep where she saw St. John and the Virgin Mary travel from Jerusalem to Ephesus. She remembered seeing a rectangular-shaped stone house which was built by St. John for the Virgin Mary.
After visiting this pilgrimage site, we will drive about 10 minutes to Ephesus Ancient City, one of the biggest excavations in the world. We will visit the Odeon, The Fountain of Trajan, the stream baths of Scholastica, Hadrian and Domitian Temples, impressive library of Celsius. We will then visit The Grand Theatre, where Saint Paul preached. The theatre was the largest one in ancient times with capacity of 24.000 seats. The walk in the Ephesus ruins will be around 2,5 hours and then we will have the lunch.
After lunch, we will visit The Artemis Temple which is one the Seven Wonders of the World in Ancient World. The final stop will be to Sirince Village after about 15 minutes drive. The village stayed as a Greek Ortodox Village until the exchange agreement between Rupublic of Turkey and Greece in 1924. During this exchange Greeks living in Turkey were exchanged with Turks living in Greece. The tour will end around 4:30pm and we will drive you back to the airport for the flight back to Istanbul. After you land at the airport, our driver will meet you there and drive you to your hotel in Istanbul.
The rate list for this private tour will be as:
1 Person : 460 Euro
2 people : 305 Euro per person
3 people : 265 Euro per person
4 people : 240 Euro per person
5 people : 230 Euro per person
6 people : 215 Euro per person
Please send us an email to get more information and make your booking. We will reply your request the latest in 24 hours.
Duration: 1 Day
Transportation: Private vans for maximum 12 people
Visited Places: Ephesus
Guaranteed Departure Days: Everyday of the Year
Type of the Tours: Private Tour
• Private Transfer to Istanbul Airport
• Flight to Izmir
• Private Airport Transfer to Selcuk
• Full day Small Group Ephesus Tour
• Private Transfer to Izmir Airport
• Flight to Istanbul
• Private Transfer back to your hotel
Domestic flight tickets (Istanbul – Izmir, Izmir - Istanbul)
All airport transfers
Professionally-licensed and experienced English speaking guides (All of our guides graduate from 4-year university course to be a tour guide)
All admission fees to museums on the itinerary (except the entrance to The Terrace Houses in Ephesus)
Service charges and taxes
Personal expenses during the tour
Optional tips to the drivers and guides
When you contact us about the trip, we'll provide you with an itinerary based on the current "real-time" availability. The tour's availability might change until your payment is received through our secure form. When we accept your reservation; all rates and program are guaranteed.
When you made your reservations with our travel agent, we'll need a 30% deposit to finalize everything. We provide a 256-bit SSL encrypted form on our website that you may use to securely submit your credit card information.
After we receive your deposit, we will confirm your reservation and send you a travel voucher within 3-5 business days. You may pay the remaining balance before or after the trip in our agency's office. In our office, we accept all major currencies for cash payments, as well as Visa or MasterCard.
Below is the general guideline for our cancellation policy if your agent does not mention otherwise:
Cancellation Policy for Hotel accommodations:
If you cancel 14 days before check-in date, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 14 to 7 days , there will be a cancellation penalty of 1 night accommodation.
If you cancel between 7 days to 24 hours, the full amount of the hotel will be charged.
There will not be any refunds on “no shows” for the hotel accommodations.
Cancellation Policy for Flight Tickets:
If you cancel the tickets 1 month before departure, only 15 Euro will be charged.
If you cancel within 1 month to 1 week time before departure, 40% of the total cost will be charged.
We cannot give any refund on no-shows for flight tickets.
Promotional fares offered by airlines are non-refundable, non-changeable.
Cancellation Policy for Tours and Airport Transfers:
If you cancel 48 hours before the tour or airport transfer, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 48 hours to 24 hours before the tour or airport transfer, we will charge 50% cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 24 hours of tour or airport transfer , we will charge the full amount as cancellation fee.
We cannot give any refund on no-shows for tours or airport transfers.