Kusadasi Port to Gold Triangle of Kusadasi Area: Ephesus Sirince St.Mary's House

This experience is a private tour from Kusadasi port and hotels in Kusadasi. You’ll explore the Kusadasi’s cultural, biblical and historical sights on this tour. If walls could talk, the ruins of Ephesus would have some stories to tell. Back in the 1st century BC, this city was one of powerhouses of the Mediterranean. Drive to the Virgin Mary Monument to get a snapshot of the world famous archaeological site of Ephesus that glimmers in the distance. Next, carry on to the House of Virgin Mary. Historians believe Mary spent her last days in the area around this place of pilgrimage. You’ll head to the village of Sirince. It’s a peaceful little place that hugs the hillside and is famous for its homemade wines and Gözleme – griddle bread with various fillings. Visit Temple of Artemis. This ancient religious house is counted as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Also, You can take amazing photos on best view point of Kusadasi before turn back to port or your hotel in Kusadasi.

per adult from

$123

NZD

Duration

8 hours 15 minutes

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

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  • What's included :
    • Professional tour guide who licensed by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism
    • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
    • Private tour (You will not share transportation service & guiding service with any other passenger)
    • Port pick-up and drop-off
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    What's excluded :
    • Personal expenses
    • Meals, Drinks
    • Entrance fees.(We'll arrange entrance fees in advance, so you will be skipped the long ticket lines)
    • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkish Aegean Coast

    Departures from port of Kusadasi : Your private guide will meet you at the exit gate of Kusadasi port on your meeting time and will show you a signboard written "YOUR NAME" on it.

    Departures from hotels in Selcuk & Kusadasi : Your private guide will meet you at the reception of your hotel in Selcuk or Kusadasi.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk 35100 Turkey

    Your first visit will be the pilgrimage point claimed to be the last home of the Virgin Mary. Once you arrive there you will be thrilled by the natural beauty that surrounds the monument.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey

    After visited the St.Mary's House, you will continue to Ephesus Ancient City. Ephesus was one of the most important harbor cities in antique world and also it is mentioned in the book of Revelations as one of the seven churches. Of all the cities mentioned in the New Testament that were visited by St. Paul, Ephesus is the only one that was also addressed in the Book of Revelation. According to Acts, St. Paul visited the city of Ephesus on both his second and third missionary journeys. On his second journey his visit was brief. After engaging in a discussion in the synagogue, St. Paul left Ephesus, leaving Priscilla and Aquila in the city, and promised to return (Acts 18:18-20).

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sirince, Sirince, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean Coast

    After visited the ancient ruins of Ephesus, you will continue to Sirince village which is located on the top of a mountain and famous with wines that you can taste. This pretty old Orthodox village, 12 km away from Ephesus and 30 km from Kusadasi, was once Cirkince ("ugly"). Indeed its habitants gave this name on purpose as they did not want to be bothered by foreigners nor to share the beauty of their village. Still after years, visitors understood that the village was not ugly at all and called it Sirince ("pretty"). As the village is located on the top of a mountain, you will enjoy the impressive wine yards' and peach trees' views on his way. You will find wines made from apples, raspberries, blackberries, strawberries, peaches, melons, watermelons, cherries and many other sorts of fruits.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Ataturk, Park Ici Yolu No:12, Selcuk Turkey

    The next stop of your tour will be at the Temple of Artemis , one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, standing today next to Ephesus antique city.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Kusadasi Gazi Begendi Park, Turgut Ozal Blv., Kusadasi Turkey

    You will drive back to Kusadasi and stop at the Gazibegendi Hill for take photos of Kusadasi Bay and your cruise ship from best view point of Kusadasi.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkish Aegean Coast

    After that short stop, your private vehicle and guide will drop back you to port of Kusadasi or your hotel in Kusadasi - Selcuk.

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    1: Kuşadası, Aydın, Turkey
    2: Selçuk, İzmir, Turkey
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The pick-up & drop-off services are valid for the port of Kusadasi, and hotels in Selcuk & Kusadasi.Departures from port of Kusadasi : Your private guide will meet you at the exit gate of Kusadasi port on your meeting time and will show you a signboard written "YOUR NAME" on it.Departures from hotels in Selcuk & Kusadasi : Your private guide will meet you at the reception of your hotel in Selcuk or Kusadasi.Ports
    • Kusadasi Port, Türkmen, Yat Limanı, 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • The supplier could be wait max 60 minutes more for pick you up at the meeting point. If you do not meet with them within that duration, they can leave from there and tour booking is going to be no-show.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • The photo stop at Gazi Begendi Hill is not include for passengers who starting from hotels in Selcuk. They will be dropped back to their hotel in Selcuk before the tour car turn back to Kusadasi.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Hand sanitizers provided for travellers in cars, restaurants. Desk/seater plans with Social distancing (min 2 meters ) in restaurants.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Turkey Experiences

Activity ID: V-236057P6

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