Private tour

Kusadasi: Ephesus Private Skip The Line Shore Excursion

4.4 / 5

12 reviews

Activity provider: Unique Ephesus Tour
Private tour

Kusadasi: Ephesus Private Skip The Line Shore Excursion

Activity provider: Unique Ephesus Tour

From US$ 65.07 per person

Explore the ancient city of Ephesus, known for its well-preserved ruins, including the Library of Celsus, the Grand Theater, and the Roman Baths. . Visit the House of the Virgin Mary,

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Reserve now & pay later
Keep your travel plans flexible — book your spot and pay nothing today.
Duration 7 hours
Check availability to see starting times.
Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, German, Portuguese, Japanese
Pickup included
Pickup is available from Kusadasi Port or accommodations in Kusadasi.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Get round-trip transfers from Kusadasi
  • Learn why the city is sacred for Christians and hear about the historical figures who passed through its streets
  • Explore the amazing history and ruins of the ancient city of Ephesus
  • Visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World
Full description
Meet with your professional guide . Drive to Ephesus-Selcuk. Ephesus is considered to one of the spectacular open-air museums in Turkey and in the world and one of the highlights of any visit to Turkey. During this privately guided tour, Ephesus city will come alive as you walk through 2,000 year-old marble streets to admire the Library of Celsius, Hadrians Temple, the Fountains of Trajan, Polio, the Temples of Hadrian and Domitian, Vedious and Scholastic Baths, Bouloterion, and the Great Theater with a capacity of 24.000 spectators. Also visit the Terrace Houses which are located on the slopes of Bulbul Mountain, opposite the Hadrian Temple. The Terrace Houses, also called “the houses of rich”, were for the important and wealthy people with beautiful frescoes and mosaics inside. After visiting Ephesus, continue on to the House of Virgin Mary. The Vatican has recognized this small house in the Solmissos Mountains as the final resting place of the Virgin Mary. A small shrine dedicated to St. Mary was found when the ruins of the house were first discovered. Lastly, visit the Basilica of St. John. Built by the Emperor Justinian over the tomb of St. John the Apostle, the Basilica, now in ruins, once rivaled St. Sophia in size. At the end of the day you will return to your hotel  
  • Licensed, professional tour guide
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
  • Parking
  • Pickup from Kusadasi port or from any hotel
  • Drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Select participants and date



Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Professional cameras

Know before you go

  • Please remember to bring a camera, sun hat and comfortable walking shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 12 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Service
  • Organization

Sort by:

Traveler type:

Star rating:

Tutto ok

December 31, 2022


Taking a private guide is the best because you get the most out of the destination. You also decide where to slow down, when you want to move on and if you want to stop for a coffee.

November 3, 2022

August 28, 2022

Product ID: 139028