Day Trip to Ephesus from Istanbul

Day Trips & Excursions in Istanbul

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This is your opportunity to enjoy a full-day tour of the ancient city of Ephesus from Istanbul.See famous landmarks such as The Temple of Artemis one of the Seven Wonders of The Ancient World ,and The House of the Virgin Mary, and experience the atmosphere of this ancient city.
This tour is the ancient city of Ephesus on a day trip from Istanbul,gives you lots of experiences and joy.Explore the historical sites appreciating the rich history with the help of your professional guide,Visit the Temple of Artemis, The House of the Virgin Mary, and many more famous landmarks.After picking you up from your hotel in Istanbul, our guide will accompany you to the airport for your trip to Izmir. Once in Izmir, you will set off for Ephesus to begin your tour of this ancient city.First you will explore the site and remains of the Temple of Artemis, also known as the Temple of Diana. Once considered one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world, this grand temple was destroyed in the 5th century.See the ruins at the site of this once-great temple, and admire pieces of impressive ancient Greek architecture.Next on our itinerary is the House of the Virgin Mary. This Christian shrine is believed to be the stone house that Mary was taken to by Saint John, and where she lived until her death.You will be offered a substantial lunch prior to the afternoon programme.After exploring other historical sites, such as the magnificent remains of the Library of Celsus or the 6th-century Basilica of St. John, you will be driven to the airport and fly back to Istanbul.The tour will end with a drop-off at  Airport or transfer back to your hotel in istanbul depends on your preferences.

What’s included

  • Pick-up and drop-off Port or hotel in Istanbul
  • Round Trip Airport Transfers in Izmir
  • Lunch
  • Private transportation in a non-smoking air-conditioned vehicle
  • Parking Fees
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Round Trip Flight Ticket Istanbul-Izmir-Istanbul
  • Personal Expenses
  • Beverages
  • Gratuities