Ephesus Private Tours : Ephesus Ancient City, House of Virgin Mary, Basilica of St.John, Included Lunch


Key Details

  • Book your tour today, pay on tour date
  • The tour duration is approximately 7 ½ hours (+45 minutes for departures from Izmir / one way)
  • Round-trip transfers from your hotel in Kusadasi,Selcuk,Izmir or airport of Izmir
  • This tour is guaranteed departure on every day


  • Transportation by private van with A/C
  • Professional licenced guide (English)
  • Baby car seat for ages between 00 and 04
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Car park fees

NO PRE-PAYMENT IS REQUESTED !!! You can make your payment at the end of the tour in cash USD-EURO-AUD-GBP-TL or by credit card ( Master Card or Visa ) in USD-EURO-AUD-GBP-TL. There is not any extra for credit card payments

Discover Biblical places around Ephesus ancient site with the professional guides. You will visit to the Basilica of St.John, House of Virgin Mary, Ephesus Ancient City. Also, you will have an experience for the traditional Turkish lunch at the best local restaurant of Ephesus area.

Tour Description : You will be met at your hotel or airport of Izmir by your professionally trained guide and drive to Bulbul mountain where the House of the Virgin Mary is located in a nature park between Ephesus and Selcuk, which is believed to be the last residence of the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus. The peaceful site is sacred to both Christians and Muslims, and is visited by many tourists and pilgrims. This House was later visited by Popes Paul VI and John Paul II, who confirmed its appropriateness as a place of pilgrimage. On November 29, 2006, Pope Benedict XVI celebrated mass here. The next visit is Ephesus Ancient City. Famous in antiquity for its Temple of Artemus during the years of the Roman Empire, the Greek port of Ephesus became the greatest city in Asia Minor. You will start your Ephesus walking tour at the upper Magnesia Gate, and work your way down through the city, ending near the ancient Harbor. Along the way you will See the Odeon, the Fountain of Trajan, the steam baths of Scholastika, the temple of Hadrian and the impressive library of Celsius. The library is adorned with columns and statues. The Grand Theater, where St. Paul preached, is the largest theater in antiquity with a capacity of 24,000 seats. You will return to your private vehicle through the Arcadian Way, where Mark Anthony and Cleopatra once rode in procession. After the termination of the visit to Ephesus, You will take your lunch. Next visit, the Basilica of St. John. It is believed that the evangelist St. John had spent his last years in the region around Ephesus and was buried in the southern slope of Ayosolug Hill. Three hundred years after the death of Saint Paul, a small chapel was constructed over the grave. The chapel was replaced with a marvelous basilica during the region of Emperor Justinian (527-565 A.D.). The monumental basilica was in the shape of a cross and was covered with six domes. Its construction, being of stone and brick, is an extremely rare find amongst the architecture of its time. Raised on two steps and covered with marble, the tomb of St. John was under the central dome. Afterwards you drive back to your hotel or airport of Izmir.


for your parties of 2 people : 82 US$ P.P.
for your parties of 3 people : 66 US$ P.P.
for your parties of 4 to 5 people : 62 US$ P.P.
for your parties of 6 to 8 people : 50 US$ P.P.
for your parties of 9 to 10 people : 45 US$ P.P.
for your parties of 11 to 15 people : 42 US$ P.P.


for your parties of 2 people : 109 US$ P.P.
for your parties of 3 people : 82 US$ P.P.
for your parties of 4 to 5 people : 75 US$ P.P.
for your parties of 6 to 8 people : 60 US$ P.P.
for your parties of 9 to 10 people : 50 US$ P.P.
for your parties of 11 to 15 people : 45 US$ P.P.

*** There is 50% discount for ages between 06 and 09. We do not charge for ages between 00 and 05.

IMPORTANT NOTE : Due to the nature of this tour, this tour is not recommended for guests using a walker or wheelchair, or who have difficulties in walking, climbing, or managing steps.

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