Explore Ephesus the capital of the ancient world


Ancient Ephesus 30km away from Kusadasi: the port of Ephesus was the most important commercial center and the trade center of the ancient world. Ephesus was the religious center of the early Christianity and today, and an important tourism center in Turkey. Ephesus played a great role in the ancient times with its strategic location as it’s located on a very fertile valley.

Itinerary : House of the Virgin Mary, Ephesus Ancient City and the Temple of Artemis (Diana)

Highlights of the Explore Ephesus the capital of the ancient world

  • A majestic from Kusadası Approx 6 hours private tour and Approx 7 hours from Izmir
  • Visit Ephesus Ancient City
  • Explore the House of the Virgin Mary
  • Specially designed for cruise passengers, Transfer from / to the port
  • English-speaking tour guide


Description of the tour

Kusadasi-ephesus300We’ll pick you up at the port and your guide will drive you to the House of the Virgin Mary on the top of the beautiful Solmissos Mountains. Here it is believed that Mary spent her last living days.

Drive next to the Ancient City of Ephesus. Here enjoy a downhill walk into the ruins of the Roman capital. Your guide and route leads you past the Bouleuterion, Temple of Domitian, Hercules Gate, Temple of Hadrian, The Celsus Library and The Great Theater.

It’s time to drive to the Temple of Artemis (Diana), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Allow us to introduce you to the local cultural aspects of Ephesus by showing handmade carpet & rug Art done through traditional weaving in the Teaching Village and you’ll enjoy many of Ephesus Ceramics as well.


Tour Includes;

  • Entrance fees
  • Professional English speaking guide licensed by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism
  • Non-Smoking, air conditioned vehicle and professional driver
  • Parking Fees
  • Pick up and drop off

Tour Excludes;

  • Lunch
  • Any Drinks
  • Tip to Guide and Driver
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Any bag or item with a single side longer than 50 inches (120 cm), including wheels, handles and packaging is an oversized item.

SPECIAL OFFER: This Ephesus tour includes lunch, only if you start from Kusadasi port


  • If you would like to visit the Terrace Houses (Slope Houses) where the richest Romans lived from 1th to 7th AD. It costs 15 $ extra per person includes entrance fees and guiding service.
  • Houses are considered today as a biggest puzzle of the world, and located on the Curetes Street among the ruins of Ephesus.


Price From Kusadasi:         –             Price From Izmir: 

  • 2-3 Pax, 80,00 $         –              90, 00 $
  • 4-5 Pax, 70,00 $         –              80, 00 $
  • 6-10 Pax, 60,00 $       –              70, 00 $
  • 11+ Pax, 45,00 $        –              50, 00 $