Ephesus Day Trip from Istanbul

Duration: 14 to 17 hours
Destination: Turkey, İstanbul, Istanbul
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  • 14 to 17 hours
  • Istanbul
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Non-Cancellable

Overview

If you are in Istanbul and would like to visit Ephesus we can arrange a day trip to Ephesus from Istanbul with direct flights to Izmir from Istanbul during the day at discounted prices.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Istanbul, Istanbul

You will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul and transferred to the airport.Arrive at the Istanbul airport for your flight from Istanbul to Izmir.Fly From Istanbul to Izmir

Pass By: Izmir, Izmir, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean Coast

Upon your arrival at Izmir Airport you will be met by our driver and transferred to Ephesus to join the daily Ephesus Full Day Tour.

Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk 35100 Turkey

House of Virgin Mary is the place where Mary may have spent her last days. Indeed, she may have come in the area together with Saint John. This place was offically declared a shrine of the Roman Catholic Church in 1986, and since then it has become a popular place of pilgrimage. Pope Paul VI visited shrine in 1967. The visit to the House (church) takes about 45 minutes and after our visit; there will be a 5 min drive to Ephesus.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey

Ephesus is an exceptional testimony to the cultural traditions of the Hellenistic, Roman Imperial and early Christian periods. Ephesus is an important site for Christianity; being one of the seven Churches of Revelation. Apostle Paul probably spent two and half years in Ephesus during his third missionary journey. In two hours, you will be exploring the city by walking on the marble streets, accompanied by our English speaking tour guide.
o In our tour, we will be seeing Odeon, State Agora, Prytaneion, Memmius Monument, Domatian Temple, Hercules Gate, Curetes Street, Hadrian Temple and Latriens. The visits to The Private House (So-called brothel, ‘Terrace Houses’) is an optional visit for an extra 25 ₺/person and your guide should be informed before hand. After Terrace Houses, we will carry on with our exploration with Celsus Library, Marble Road, Commercial Agora, Great Theather, and Arcadine (Harbour Road).


Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Ataturk, Park Ici Yolu No:12, Selcuk Turkey

We will carry on with the visit to the Temple of Artemis; which is one of the Seven Wonders of antiquity. Here, there will be good chance to shoot photos of Church of St.John and Mosque of İsa Bey from the best angle as well.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sirince, Sirince, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean Coast

o Sirince is an old village of ‘Rum’ (Byzantine Greeks) situated on the hills of Selcuk and 7 km from Ephesus. As part of the peace treaty after Turkish National War (1919-1922), a formal exchange of Turkish and Greeks, was agreed upon and Sirince is inhabited by Turkish now. The village is popular for beautiful traditional houses and fruit flavoured wine production; and you will have a free time for some wine tasting.

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Izmir, Izmir, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean Coast

Our Daily Tour will be finalised around 4:30 pm and you will be transferred back to the airport for your flight to Istanbul.

Pass By: Istanbul, Istanbul

Our driver will pick you up at the airport and transfer you back to your hotel in the evening.

Inclusions
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide.
  • Entrance Fees
  • Lunch in a local restaurant.
  • All Airport transfers
  • Flight tickets
  • Transfers with a non smoking and air conditioned vehicle.
  • Local Taxes.
  • % 100 Satisfaction
  • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus

Exclusions
  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks
  • Entrance fee for the Terrace Houses
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Departure Point

Istanbul Airport, Tayakadın, Terminal Caddesi No:1, 34283 Arnavutköy/İstanbul, Turkey

Traveler pickup is offered
You will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul and transferred to the airport


Departure Time

4:30 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

14 to 17 hours

Package is not cancellable.

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