Private Ephesus Tour from Kusadasi Cruise Port

  • 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 time with our exclusive Private Ephesus Tour. Explore the legendary ancient city of Ephesus, accompanied by our expert local guide. Marvel at iconic landmarks such as the grand Celsus Library and the majestic Great Theater. Immerse yourself in the unparalleled heritage of Ephesus as you stroll through its ancient streets and witness its remarkable historical sites. With our private tour, you have the freedom to customize your itinerary and spend as much time as you desire at each site. Allow yourself to be captivated by the wonders of Ephesus on our Private Ephesus Tour.

Private Tour of Ephesus from Kusadasi Cruise Port

Indulge in an intimate experience with our personalized tour, exclusively tailored for your visit to Ephesus. Travel in utmost comfort and style in a private minivan, accompanied by a knowledgeable guide dedicated to providing you with a personalized journey through Ephesus. Immerse yourself in the ancient world as you explore iconic landmarks such as the Celsus Library and the Great Theater. Enjoy the flexibility to spend as much time as you desire at each site, allowing you to delve deeper into the fascinating history and culture of Ephesus. Discover the hidden gems of this enchanting destination, all while relishing the privacy and exclusivity of your private tour. Create unforgettable memories on our Private Ephesus Tour, designed to surpass your expectations and deliver an extraordinary experience.

Customizable for Cruise Timing

This tour can be fully customized to suit your preferences and needs. We understand that each traveler has unique interests, and we are more than happy to accommodate them. Whether you want to add additional sites to your itinerary or remove specific ones, we will tailor the tour accordingly. We also take into consideration your cruise departure time, ensuring that the program is designed to fit your schedule seamlessly. Our goal is to provide you with a personalized and unforgettable experience. So, feel free to make a reservation and let us know your preferences, and we’ll create a bespoke tour just for you.


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


  • Kusadasi
  • ·
  • Ephesus
  • ·
  • Turkey



Departure Location

Kusadasi Cruise Port


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 Tour with a convenient pick-up from Kusadasi Cruise Port. Get ready to experience the rich history and culture of Ephesus and the charming village of Sirince on a personalized tour with your expert local guide.

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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