Day Tour to Ephesus from/to Istanbul

  • 16 hours
  • Everyday
  • Istanbul

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Date
Adult (Age 8+)
Child (Age 3 to 7)
Child (Age 1 to 2)

Tour Code:
TAT-0118
Season:
Everyday (All year round)
Departure Time:
05:30 (approx.)
! It is highly suggested that the clients reconfirm their departure/pickup times by calling or emailing to the local tour operator no later than 24 hr before the service.
Departure point:
Centrally located Istanbul Hotels
(Sisli, Besiktas, Taksim, Sultanahmet, Aksaray) 
Ending point:
Returns to original departure point
Duration:
16 hours(approx.)
Service Basis:
Sit in minibus (max.12 people)
 
Available Language(s):
•Local tour guide (Monolingual)
•English
Included Services:
•Economic class domestic flight tickets
•English&Spanish Speaking Guide
•Lunch in the local restaurant
•All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
•Transfer service from/to Airport on private basis
•Land transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking vehicle
Excluded Services:
•Admission fees to attractions
•Beverage during the tour
•Tips to the guide & driver (optional)
•Personal expenses
 
Good to know:
•Drivers will greet you with a sign wıth your name written on it at the Airports. Please look for your name.
•There will be roughly 2mile walking in Ancient Ephesus city
Admission Fees(per Person)
-Ancient Ephesus: 150TL
-House of Mary: 80TL
Note: The tour guide will have pre paid Skip-The-Line tickets to avoid long ticket queues. The cost of used entry fee can be paid to the tour guide in cash Dolar, Euro or Turkish lira.
 
Additional Info:
•Clients must be ready at the departure point 15 minutes before the exact pickup time.
•If you cannot find the service you need please contact our dedicated Custom Team to advise of your requirements.
•Please take passport for this service
•Hotel pickups from outside of city center is upon availability and may require supplement fee.
 

 



Highlights:
- Walk in the ancient roads, in ancient Ephesus, where Apostle Paul and John walked
- See Great Theatre, Celsus Library, Temple of Hadrian, Agora, Public Toilets, and more
- Enjoy traditional Turkish lunch in a local restaurant
- Visit Mary House where she spent her last days
- The Temple of Artemis; one of the seven churches of the ancient world
- Airport transfers, Internal flight tickets, Day tour with English speaking guide, Skip-The-Line tickets provided
Overview:
Discover Ancient Ephesus; The best-preserved classical city in the Eastern Mediterranean. The largest Open-Air Museum in Turkey, walk in the ancient roads where Mother mary, St. John, St Paul used to walk, Learn history about early Christians from your expert local guide, visit mother Mary house where she spent her last days and The Temple of Artemis; one of the seventh wonder of the ancient world.
Program:
Upon early pick up from your hotel drive to Istanbul Airport for your 1 hour 30 min domestic flight to Izmir. Upon arrival you wıll be greeted by your driver who wıll drive you to Selcuk where you will join the other group participants and start your fullday tour. Visit The House of Virgin Mary; located 6km to the north of the ruins of Ephesus the church was built from the 6C AD to the top of the foundations of a house from 1C AD and it is declared by the church to be the final house where Mary spent her last days, it is also believed that the Assumption took place there in the 15th of August. 
Contınue with the Ancient Ephesus; An Archeological treasure, The best-preserved classical city in Eastern Mediterranean. During the 1C AD, Ephesus was the second-largest city on the planet after Rome with more than 250.000 citizens. It was in the center of the known world and played the role of a gateway between the East and the West. With its giant harbor, it was also the center of trading in antiquity. Not only a rich commercial city but also the honeymoon place of Mark Anthony and Cleopatra. It is also home to one of the Seven wonders of the ancient world, Temple of Artemis. Ephesus is so well preserved that walking on the ancient streets among the beautiful monuments, such as, the third largest library of the ancient world or the largest roman theatre on the Asia continent, gives you the feeling of a time traveller.
Next; Temple of Artemis or Artemision was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Its ancient cult dedicated to Artemis was very famous in antiquity and made Ephesus a much-visited pilgrimage place. There were a total of 127 ionic columns with a height of 19m. The temple is also considered to be the earliest bank of the ancient World.
Once your tour ıs completed you wıll be drıven back to Izmir Airport for your 1 hour 30 min domestic flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival at Istanbul Airport you wıll be greeted by your driver who wıll drıve you safely back to your hotel. End of our service.
 
 

•Full cancellation applies in the event of No-Show at specified meeting time.
•The provider cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dressing.
•Its highly recommended to make a travel insurance for your holiday, as the provider can not be held responsible for the incident(s) which may occur during the tour.
•Amendments caused by the flights are upon availability and may require supplement fee.
•Cancellations and changes made on purchased flight tickets are applied according to the cancellation and refund policies of airline companies.
•The provider cannot be held responsible for letter mistakes that may occur from names forwarded to us for the purchase of flight tickets.
Tax: Included
Cancellation Policy:Airport Transfers, Tours can be cancelled without any penalties 3 day(s) prior to first service date. Cancellations and changes made on purchased flight tickets are applied according to the cancellation and refund policies of airline companies.

 


•Economic class domestic flight tickets
•English&Spanish Speaking Guide
•Lunch in the local restaurant
•All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
•Transfer service from/to Airport on private basis
•Land transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking vehicle

•Admission fees to attractions
•Beverage during the tour
•Tips to the guide & driver (optional)
•Personal expenses
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