Istanbul and Ephesus Luxury Private Tour
- 6 Days
- Private Tour
- All Year Round
- First Time Visitors
Indulge in luxury and immerse yourself in the wonders of Turkey with our Istanbul and Ephesus Luxury Tour. This exclusive and comprehensive tour takes you on a journey through two iconic destinations, Istanbul and Ephesus, where you’ll experience the epitome of elegance, history, and culture.
In Istanbul, a city that straddles two continents, you’ll be captivated by its grandeur and charm. Marvel at the magnificent architecture of the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque, where timeless beauty and intricate design come together. Stroll through the historic streets of the old city, exploring the grand bazaars and sampling the finest Turkish delicacies. Uncover the secrets of the Topkapi Palace, the former residence of Ottoman sultans, as you wander through its opulent halls and gardens. Immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of Istanbul’s modern districts, where trendy boutiques, art galleries, and rooftop restaurants await.
From Istanbul, you’ll venture to the ancient city of Ephesus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Walk in the footsteps of ancient civilizations as you explore the remarkably preserved ruins, including the Library of Celsus, the Great Theater, and the Temple of Artemis. Experience the grandeur of Roman life as you stroll through the marble streets and admire the intricate mosaics that still adorn the ancient buildings. This archaeological gem offers a glimpse into the past, leaving you in awe of its historical significance.
Throughout your luxury tour, you’ll be accompanied by knowledgeable guides who will share fascinating stories and insights, enhancing your understanding of the rich history and culture that surrounds you. Travel in comfort and style, with luxurious accommodations and seamless transfers, ensuring a truly unforgettable experience.
Indulge in the finer things in life with our Istanbul and Ephesus Luxury Tour, where opulence and heritage come together to create a journey of a lifetime. Immerse yourself in the splendor of Turkey’s most iconic destinations, embracing the lavishness and cultural richness that awaits you. Allow us to curate an extraordinary experience tailored to your preferences, making your dream luxury tour a reality. Contact us today to embark on a voyage of indulgence and discovery.
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.
Day 1Istanbul – Arrival
Fly into Istanbul Airport and be greeted by a representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Check in to your accommodations and begin your Istanbul adventure.
Day 2Istanbul – Full Day Tour
Begin your day with a delightful breakfast, preparing you for an enriching guided tour of Istanbul’s renowned landmarks. Immerse yourself in history as you visit the Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace, Saint Sophia, and the Blue Mosque. Experience the grandeur of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires firsthand. Following this, venture into the vibrant atmosphere of the Grand Bazaar, a colossal covered market boasting thousands of shops and a bustling ambiance. Take your time to shop, explore, and absorb the vibrant atmosphere before retiring to your hotel for a well-deserved rest.
Day 3Istanbul – Full Day Bosphorus Tour
Start your day by immersing yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Spice Bazaar, where an array of aromatic spices and culinary treasures await. Indulge your senses as you explore the stalls filled with fragrant herbs and flavorsome delicacies. Afterward, embark on a relaxing Bosphorus Cruise, treating yourself to breathtaking views of the iconic waterway that separates Europe and Asia. In the afternoon, cross the Bosphorus Bridge and venture to Camlica Hill on the Asian side of Istanbul. From this elevated vantage point, relish panoramic vistas of the city’s majestic skyline. Recharge with a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, savoring the delectable flavors of Turkish cuisine. Finally, return to your hotel, where you can unwind and reflect on the captivating experiences of the day.
Day 4Sirince Village Tour
Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your hotel, savoring the flavors and preparing for another day of exploration. After enjoying your meal, check out of your hotel and embark on a transfer to the airport for your flight to Izmir Airport, the gateway to Ephesus.
Upon arrival at Izmir Airport, you will be greeted by our representative who will assist you with the transfer to Sirince Village. This charming village, nestled among the picturesque hills of Turkey, is known for its quaint atmosphere, cobblestone streets, and traditional houses adorned with vibrant flowers.
During your short tour of Sirince Village, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in its unique ambiance, exploring its narrow alleyways and admiring the beautifully preserved architecture. Discover local handicrafts, sample the village’s famous fruit wines, and interact with the friendly locals who will warmly welcome you to their charming village.
After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Kusadasi or Selcuk, where you can settle in and relax, ready for the adventures that await you for tomorrow.
Day 5Ephesus – Full Day Tour
Embark on a captivating journey through time as you explore the ancient wonders of Ephesus. Begin your tour at the Ancient City of Ephesus, where you’ll wander along its well-preserved streets, marvel at the grandeur of the Library of Celsus, and stand in awe of the magnificent Great Theater. Immerse yourself in the rich history and archaeological marvels of this once-thriving Roman city. Next, visit the House of Virgin Mary, a sacred site believed to be the final dwelling place of the Virgin Mary. Experience a sense of tranquility as you explore the humble house and reflect upon its spiritual significance. Conclude your tour at the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Imagine the grandeur of this temple dedicated to the Greek goddess of hunting, as you admire the remnants of its majestic columns. This comprehensive tour promises to transport you back in time, providing a glimpse into the remarkable past of Ephesus and leaving you with lasting memories of its awe-inspiring historical treasures.
Day 6Izmir – Departure
Start your day with breakfast before enjoying a day of leisure. Spend the day relaxing, or taking part in any optional activities that interest you. Transfer to the airport for your next destination according to your flight departure.
How can I change the tour itinerary?
Customizable itineraries where you may choose transport, stay & sightseeing as per your taste & comfort. The tour program listed is representative and may completely change to suit your wishes. Feel free to say hello to us!
What are the hotel options?
Hotel options are Luxury Boutique, 5*, and 5*+. Only hotels with guest ratings of 4.5+/5 are used in our tours, and your accommodation satisfaction is our priority. You can also book your own hotel. Feel free to say hello to us! Our operation team will create a personalized tour plan as you wish.
I have already booked my hotel or don’t want accommodation.
You can stay in any hotel you want. If you let us know the hotel you want, we can create a package with accommodation in that hotel. But also, we can provide you with the package only for airport transfers and tours. Feel free to say hello to us! Our operation team will create a personalized tour plan as you wish.
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.