Ephesus Private Tour from Selcuk

  • 4 Hours
Tour Type
  • Private Guided
Activity Level
  • Medium
  • All Year Round
Tour Theme
  • Historical
  • ·
  • Cultural
Perfect for
  • Family
  • ·
  • Couple
  • ·
  • Friends

Tour Description

Embark on an extraordinary journey through the ancient city of Ephesus with our exclusive Private Ephesus Tour departing from Selcuk. Brace yourself for an immersive experience as you explore the remarkable architecture and delve into the captivating history of this legendary site, guided by our expert local tour guide.

Your adventure commences as you step into the mesmerizing world of Ephesus. Behold the astonishing ruins that bear witness to the city’s former grandeur and immerse yourself in its unique ambiance. Traverse the well-preserved streets, envisioning the bustling life that once animated this thriving ancient metropolis.

Marvel at iconic landmarks, including the awe-inspiring Celsus Library, a testament to the intellectual prowess of its time. Gaze in awe at the majestic Great Theater, which once echoed with the voices of ancient actors and audiences. Our knowledgeable guide will share captivating stories and historical insights, illuminating the significance of each site and enriching your experience.

Enjoy the freedom to tailor your itinerary according to your interests and preferences. Spend ample time exploring the intricacies of each location, absorbing the atmosphere and connecting with the spirit of the past. With our private tour, you’ll have the flexibility to immerse yourself fully in the wonders of Ephesus.

Travel in comfort and style aboard a private minivan, dedicated exclusively to your group. Relax as our skilled driver navigates the roads, allowing you to focus on the captivating sights unfolding before you. Benefit from the undivided attention of your guide, who will offer personalized insights and answer any questions you may have along the way.

Capture unforgettable moments and take home treasured memories as you explore the architectural marvels, ancient streets, and hidden corners of Ephesus. Immerse yourself in the vibrant history, imagining the daily lives of those who once inhabited this illustrious city. Let the allure of Ephesus leave an indelible mark on your journey.

Our tour is meticulously designed to exceed your expectations, ensuring an intimate and memorable experience. Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Ephesus, where every stone has a story to tell. Uncover the secrets of its past, marvel at its archaeological treasures, and connect with the profound legacy of this ancient city.

Book your Private Ephesus Tour today and embark on an extraordinary adventure through time. Discover the allure of Ephesus, immerse yourself in its fascinating history, and create cherished memories that will endure long after your visit. Your extraordinary Ephesus experience awaits!


The price listed is based on a per-person rate for a minimum of four adults participating in the tour. This indicates that if there are fewer or higher than four adults, the cost may be different. You can fill out the inquiry form to get your customized itinerary and rates.


Tour Details


  • Selcuk
  • ·
  • Ephesus
  • ·
  • Turkey



Departure Location

Selcuk Hotels


Sightseeings in the Tour Program
Professional Official Tour Guidance
Entrance Fees
Transfers on a Private Basis
Local Taxes


Personal Expenses


Visit to House of Virgin Mary
Visit to Temple of Artemis

Tour Program

08:00 Customizable Departure

Begin your Ephesus Private Tour with a convenient pick-up from your hotel in Selcuk.

Ephesus Ancient City

Drive to an ancient Greek city, later a major Roman city, on the west coast of Asia Minor which called Ephesus, stroll past the Celsus Library, the Temple Of Hadrian and the Trajan Fountain in the Ancient Ephesus. After walking on the historical marble street the Great Theater where St. Paul preached will meet at the end.

The capital of the ancient city of Anatolia, Ephesus is an extremely splendid metropolis. This mega ancient city has been standing for thousands of years with its world-famous architectural monuments.

Based on Anatolia’s mother goddess (Kybele) tradition, the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world, also increases the importance of Ephesus. The Ephesus Archaeological Site has symbols of high-level urbanization, architecture and religious history belonging to different civilizations, especially Hellenistic and Roman.

Optional: House of Virgin Mary

Optional visit to Bulbul Mountain to visit the House of the Virgin Mary, the final resting place of Mary where she spent her last years. Believed to have been brought to this stone house by Saint John, the House of the Virgin Mary is a sacred site for both Christians and Muslims. Pilgrims flock to this location to pay their respects and honor the memory of the Virgin Mary, who lived in the house until her death.

Free Add-on: Temple of Artemis (Diana)

The Temple of Artemis (also known as the Temple of Diana) is a marvel to behold. Built-in the city of Ephesus, this ancient construction is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Though only the foundations remain today, the temple was once a stunning example of Hellenistic architecture, made entirely of marble and adorned with sculpted columns, capitals, and shafts.

12:00 Return Back

Upon completion of the tour, you will be transported back to your hotel. As the tour comes to a close, you will be left with lasting memories and a greater appreciation for the sights and experiences you encountered.

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Tour FAQ

How can I change the tour itinerary?

Customizable itineraries where you may choose sightseeing as per your cruise schedule and comfort. The tour program listed is representative and may completely change to suit your wishes. Feel free to say hello to us!

What is the difference between Private and Regular SIC Tours?

Private tours only include your group, your guide, and your driver. We offer the most personalized and intimate experience for you and your friends/family in a private tour! Regular SIC tours stand for Seat-in-Coach Basis Tours, which means you will share an air-conditioned coach or van with other tourists and you will have an English-speaking tour guide to take you to all the scenic spots listed in the itinerary that day. While the prices of private tours may vary according to the number of people, the prices of regular tours are fixed.

What languages are available for tours?

Our private tours are operated in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Japanese. Feel free to contact us for any other languages.

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