Private Walking Tour of Ephesus with a licensed tour guide
Walking Tours with local tour guides.
Explore Ephesus on foot with an exceptional guided walking tour. Discover the highlights of Ephesus on a walking tour with a local expert guide.
Hi, I am Denizhan, owner of the Ephesus Travel Guide and a licensed tour guide. My team of knowledgeable tour guides and myself put in our expertise, passion, and love for the ancient city of Ephesus. We offer private walking tours of Ephesus Ancient City, Basilica of St. John, Temple of Artemis, and the Terrace Houses.
Is Ephesus worth visiting?
Even if you are not a history buff, ancient Ephesus is worth a visit. It is an amazing sight. A person can easily spend half a day here wandering the ancient streets. The place holds so much meaning when you know what you're viewing. Highlights are the theater, terrace houses, temple of Hadrian, the library of Celsus, the mosaics, frescoes, and graffiti are all so interesting. What a beautiful sight! Great with a professional tour guide who can tell you all about what you are seeing, make sure you see all the relevant places, and answer every question. Amazing to see it all and walk the same streets that they did so many years ago! Archaeological excavations have only uncovered a part of the known city, but it is enough to require a half-day to explore everything. If you have a knowledgeable tour guide, you can see the highlights in a couple of hours ... but bring plenty of water if it's a sunny summer day as you'll be surrounded by stone with little shade for most of your stay.
For travelers who will be staying in Selcuk Hotels or coming to Selcuk with a train and do not have a car. We offer private Ephesus walking tours. Ephesus Ancient City and the surrounding sites and monuments are our areas of expertise. We have been one of the top-ranked tour operators in Selcuk. We constantly receive excellent feedback from our guests, we have been awarded by TripAdvisor,
We have excellently trained, licensed, and experienced tour guides. We know Ephesus as the back of our hand and we introduce its highlights but also its hidden gems to you.
Suggested Walking Tour Program:
Duration: 5-6 hours
* This is an intensive walking tour. Participants are expected to walk approximately 6 kilometers.
Meet with your Ephesus tour guide at Selcuk Train Station or in front of Basilica of St, John. Start your walking tour, exploring the remains of the Basilica of St. John, which was built on the tomb of John the Apostle. Learn about the 5000 years of history of Ephesus. See the earlier settlement locations and Isa Bey Mosque. After you visit the Basilica of St. John, walk through the old Greek homes and see the remains of a Turkish Bath from the 14th century. Stop at a local pottery workshop and learn how the pottery has been made in the Ephesus area by a local artist. Enjoy Turkish Coffee or Tea, before walking to the Temple of Artemis. Visit the remains of one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. Afterward, enter Ephesus Ancient City from the North Gate, see the remains of the ancient city of walls, the stadium of Ephesus, Grand Theater of Ephesus, Library of Ephesus, Latrines. Explore the Terrace Houses, the Roman Villas of the super-rich Romans who lived in Ephesus between the 1st and 2nd century AD. Afterward see the Temple of Hadrian, Trajan Fountain, and many more. Exit the site from the south gate. Board a taxi which will take you to Selcuk town center.
Private Walking Tour of Ephesus Cost: 60 Euros (Total be paid for groups 1-5 people)
* For groups over 5 people, please contact us.
* Above rate is NOT a per person rate. It is total to be paid for your party.
* We offer %20 discount on certain dates: Discounted Ephesus Tour Dates
* For travelers, who do not want to walk 6km, we can assign them a vehicle. For more information, please contact us.
Rates Do Not Cover:
* There is no prepayment required for the reservation. To avoid disappointment, we recommend making your private tour reservation at the earliest possible.
Payment can be made in Euros, Turkish Liras, British Pounds, and US Dollars cash at the end of the tour. There is no prepayment required for the booking. We only accept cash payments.
For more information and availability, please contact us.
by TransBalkan Tours is a fully licenced tour operator since 1963 and a member of TURSAB.
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