Ephesus Daily Tour (With Small Groups)
Day Tour Turkey
We present you our tour called Ephesus Daily Tour (With Small Groups), which is one of day tours from Istanbul.
Duration: 1 Day
Time: It depends on you
Pickup Point: Istanbul-Turkey
Highlights: The Temple of Artemis, Ephesus Archaeological Site, The House of Virgin Mary
WHY SHOULD YOU SEE EPHESUS?
The city of Ephesus stands as a highly favored destination in Turkey. Notably, it boasts the country’s renowned ruins. Moreover, Ephesus proudly hosts the Temple of Artemis, a captivating entry among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. With a mention in the Bible as one of the First Seven Churches of Christianity, Ephesus emerges as an impeccably conserved Greco-Roman marvel in Turkey. Worth noting, in 1961, the Vatican designated the House of the Virgin Mary as an official pilgrimage site.
CONCEPT OF THE TOUR
You will be picked up from the hotel or pick-up point at 05:00 am, and we’ll be on our way to the airport. You will travel towards Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport with a 07:00 flight from Istanbul. After landing at the Izmir Adnan Menderes airport, our transfer staff will meet you. Afterwards, You will begin your journey to Ephesus.
WHAT WE DO?
First,We will pass through the verdant and picturesque countryside before arriving at our first stop which is The House of Virgin Mary.Afterwards we reach House of Virgin Mary. It is known that St. John brought the Virgin Mary to Ephesus 4 or 6 years after the death of Jesus. Second, After The House of Virgin Mary, we will then head on to the next destination which will be the Ancient City of Ephesus; the tour here shall be a walking tour and will take you through one of the most magnificent archaeological sites in the entire world. You will be able to see the Odeon, The Fountain of Trajan, the steam baths of Scholastic, the Temple of Hadrian, and course lets’ not forget the very impressive library of Ephesus.
The library is adorned with columns and statues. The Grand Theatre, where Saint Paul preached, is the largest in antiquity with a capacity of 24.000 seats.Then We will pass through the Arcadian Way where Mark Anthony and Cleopatra once rode in procession. Finally, Then we will continue on the tour and head on for our next stop which is the Temple of Artemis (Diana), this outstanding temple was built in honor of the Greek Goddess of hunting, wild nature, and fertility, deemed as one of the Seven wonders of the ancient world. The temple of Artemis used to be the largest marble temple in the ancient Greek world since it was four times as big as the Parthenon in Athens, Greece.
When our tour called Ephesus Daily Tour (With Small Groups) is completed we will transfer you İzmir.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE TOUR?
- Domestic Flight Tickets
- Private Transfers to and from Istanbul Airports
- Shuttle Transfers to and from Ephesus
- English-speaking tour guide during the tours
- 1 Local Lunch (Vegetarian lunch option available upon request).
- Entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Local taxes and service charges
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR?
- On personal expenses
- Tips to Guide and Driver