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Ephesus Day Trip from Istanbul including Flights

Product ID: 31134
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Explore the ancient city of Ephesus on a 12-hour tour with flights from Istanbul, and see stunning monuments to the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine civilizations. Admire the Celsus Library, Temples of Hadrian, House of the Virgin Mary, and more.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up service

Pick-up from hotels in Istanbul
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk the ancient streets of Ephesus, in the footsteps of great civilizations
  • See the stunning Celsus Library and Temple of Hadrian
  • Visit the House of the Virgin Mary, where it's though she spent her final days
  • Fly from Istanbul to Izmir and back in one day
  • Admire the fountains of Trajan and Pollio
  • Discover the last remaining column of the Temple of Artemis
Full description
Discover an historical gem of the eastern Mediterranean on a full-day tour of Ephesus from Istanbul, with round-trip same day flights included.

Following a pick-up from your city center hotel at 4:00 AM - 4:30 AM, transfer to the airport for your reserved flight to Izmir. Upon arrival in Izmir, it’s a short 1-hour drive to the ruins of Ephesus, located near the modern day town of Selçuk. Start your journey back in time to the days of the Greek, Roman, and Byzantine civilizations.

See sights such as the Trajan Fountains, Temples of Domition and Hadrian, and Scolastica Baths. One of the highlights is the stunning façade of the Celcus Library, once capable of holding up to 12,000 scrolls in the niches of its walls.

You will also see the last remaining column of the Temple of Artemis, and the last house where the Virgin Mary was said to have lived. Located on Nightingale Mountain, experience the serenity of a sacred site of pilgrimage for Christians and Muslims alike.

At 5:15 PM, transfer back to Izmir Airport for your flight to İstanbul. A transfer will be waiting to take you back to your hotel on arrival.
Includes
  • Transfers to Istanbul Airport
  • Flight to Izmir from Istanbul
  • Transfer from İzmir Airport to Ephesus
  • Ephesus guided tour
  • Entrance fees
  • Guide
  • Lunch
  • Transfer to Izmir Airport
  • Flight to Istanbul from İzmir
  • Transfer to your hotel in Istanbul
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• At the time of booking you must provide the complete names and passport numbers of all travelers as well as your hotel name and location; you will receive an email with pickup details
• Pickup begins early in the morning and is done from hotels on the European side of Istanbul
Customer reviews
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Product ID: 31134