Best of Ephesus Private Tour

Best of Ephesus Private Tour From Kusadasi and Kusadasi Port

Best of Ephesus Private Tour From Kusadasi and Kusadasi Port, we will arrange to meet you at your hotel or Kusadasi Port upon your request.


Ephesus was established as a port, that developed into the most important commercial centre. Its strategic location played a great role in the ancient times. Ephesus is located on a very fertile valley.

Ephesus, once, a trade centre of the ancient world, a religious centre of the early Christianity, today, Ephesus is an important tourism centre in Turkey.

The ancient city Ephesus is located in Selcuk, a small town 30km away from Kusadasi.

House of Virgin Mary

House of Virgin Mary is located on the top of the “Bulbul” mountain 9 km ahead of Ephesus, the shrine of Virgin Mary enjoys a marvelous atmosphere hidden amongst the green mountain slopes. It is the place where Mary may have spent her last days. Indeed, she may have come in the area together with Saint John, who spent several years in the area to spread Christianity. Mary preferred this remote place rather than living in a crowded place.

Temple of Artemis

Temple of Artemis is known as one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. It has been built in a close vicinity of Ephesus on a flat area which has turned into a swamp over the centuries. The new Artemis has been rebuilt in the 2nd century BC. Located on top of the previous one, it had tremendous dimensions: 127 columns of 17,5 meters height each. Unfortunately, this temple has also been destroyed by fire, reconstructed, but demolished by earthquakes, rebuilt and at last looted by Goths one year later.

Ephesus Private Tour Duration

  • 5 Hours

Ephesus Private Tour Visiting

Ephesus Private Tour Included

  • Licensed professional Tour Guide
  • Return transfer from Kusadasi port or a hotel in Kusadasi
  • Transportation with a luxury non-smoking air conditioned van/coach
  • Entry fees to the museums and sites
  • Parking fees
  • Lunch

Ephesus Private Tour Excluded

  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Drinks