Private Tour for Cruisers : Ephesus Ancient City & Temple of Artemis

Duration: 4 hours
Destination: Turkey, Aydın, Kusadasi

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  • 4 hours
  • Kusadasi
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Great combo and affordably priced for CRUISE SHIP PASSENGERS! See the ancient ruins, learn the culture of locals, and enjoy some great Aegean sea views on this private tour from Kusadasi Port. The highlights of this private tour are UNESCO-listed ancient city of Ephesus, Temple of Artemis which one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Ege Ports, Camikebir, Liman Cd. No:10, 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey

Your tour guide will be holding a signboard written "YOUR NAME" on it and meet you at the exit gate of Kusadasi port on your meeting time.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Selçuk, İzmir, Turkey

After met with your tour guide, you will drive to Selcuk town for visit the Ephesus Ancient City and surroundings. The drive duration is approximately 30 minutes.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey

Ephesus was one of the most important harbor cities in antique world and also it is mentioned in the book of Revelations as one of the seven churches. Also Celsus Library and theater in Ephesus are the other highlights. You will see and visit the Celsus Library, Temple of Hadrian, the fountain of Trajan, Grand Theater, Hercules Gate, Odeon, Ancient Toilets and many important historical buildings in this UNESCO-listed ancient city.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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

Another visit of this tour is Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, standing today next to Ephesus ancient city.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kusadasi Gazi Begendi Park, Turgut Ozal Blv., Kusadasi Turkey

You will drive back to Kusadasi and stop at the Gazi Begendi Park (Hill) for take photos of the Kusadasi Bay and your cruise ship.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Okuz Mehmet Pasa KervansarayI, Ataturk BulvarI 2, Kusadasi Turkey

This caravanserai was built by the Grand Vizier Okuz Mehmed Pasha to support maritime trade in the region. This historical building is opposite to Kusadasi cruise port. ** The distance is 130 meters between Kusadasi cruise port and caravanserai.

Pass By: Kusadasi Castle, Kusadasi Merkez, Kusadasi Turkey

This small castle is picturesque Byzantine fortress stands on the causeway-connected Guvercin Adasi (Pigeon Island) and has recently been renovated. You can take panoramic photos of this castle from Gazi Begendi Park (Hill), and you can walk to this small castle after we dropped you to the port. ** The distance is 500 meters from Kusadasi cruise port.

  • Port - Hotel pick up & drop off services
  • Professional, licensed tour guide for day tour(s)
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle

  • Entrance Fees (Your guide will have pre-paid tickets to skip the line.)
  • Meals & Drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The pick-up time details are approximately. The team of local tour operator will contact you one day before of your tour date for give you information about the exact pick-up time details.
  • The duration of the visits to the museums - national parks - churches are approximately. The durations could be different (+/- 10 minutes) because of the weather conditions or traffic status on your tour date.
  • Pick-up Time for Hot Air Balloon Ride : Summer (April to October) 03:30am to 05:00am - Winter (November to March) 05:00am to 06:00am The pick-up time is depending on your hotel location. These timings are approximately.
  • The Standard Balloon Ride has an One-hour approximate flight duration with 20 to 28 people capacity basket.
  • Hot air ballooning is a fully weather-dependent activity and the Civil Aviation Authority determines whether the flight will be held. If your flight is cancelled due to inclement weather conditions, you are entitled to a partial refund. In such a case, your refund will be processed by the day after of that trip.
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Hand sanitizers provided for travellers in cars, restaurants. Desk/seater plans with Social distancing (min 2 meters ) in restaurants.
Departure Point

1: Kusadasi Port, Türkmen, Yat Limanı, 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey
2: Ege Ports, Camikebir, Liman Cd. No:10, 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey
3: Ege Ports Harbor, Hacıfeyzullah, Güvercinada Cd., 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey
4: Kuşadası, Aydın, Turkey
5: Selçuk, İzmir, Turkey

Traveler pickup is offered

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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


4 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews


21 Mar, 2022

Although we had some hiccups - hot air balloon was rescheduled and camel safari was cancelled due to weather condition, but we were being informed nicely and professionally. We also get our refund on time. The tour operator is very polite and informative.

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