Icmeler Ephesus Tour

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If you are thinking about visiting an ancient city during your holiday in Icmeler then Icmeler Ephesus Tour is one of the best choices for you. The distance from Icmeler to Ephesus is 190 KM which is hardly three hours driving distance having freeways with straight roads and no traffic to this historical place.

Icmeler Ephesus Tour

The ancient city of Ephesus includes Temples of Artemis that is considered as Seven Wonders of the World. You will also have the chance to visit sites like Hadrian temple, Library of Celsus, House of Virgin Mary and Grand Theater of Ephesus. The heyday of Ephesus occurred during the Roman Empire and now, thanks to the work of British, Austrian and Turkish archaeologists, we can admire the monuments, which are more than 2,500 years old.

  • Hotel Transfer
  • Full insurance
  • Air Conditioned Bus
  • Open Buffet Lunch
  • Open Buffet Breakfast
  • 2 Hours Guided Tour in Ephesus
  • Guiding Service (English Speaking)

Icmeler to Ephesus Day Trip

Ephesus became center of attraction in trade and commerce field during the Roman era and famous with 200,000 citizens were once living here and according to one of the Christian beliefs. Virgin Mary spent the last days in Ephesus with Saint John , the favorite disciple of Jesus Christ. In the last century the Catholic Church has restored the house and opened the Virgin Mary on the site acting church. Near the church there are sources of holy water and a wall of wishes, where tourists and locals tied ribbons, ropes, handkerchiefs with their wishes to friends and relatives.

The Icmeler Ephesus Tour is available on Thursdays and Sundays and begins during the morning time. A comfortable bus will pick you up from your hotel in Icmeler and drive you for 3 hours towards Ephesus. The tour is specially designed to make you enjoy the most of this experience. For this reason the bus is fully air conditioned and modern. Please note that, before approaching the first stop of this full day excursion, a breakfast stop will take place.

During ourIcmeler Ephesus Tour you will have 1 hour free time in the town Selcuk, you can either explore the Archaeological MKuseum or visit The House of Virgin Mary which is located on top of the ‘Bulbul’ Mountains. The House of Virgin Mary is a famous shrine hidden in the greenery. The place is a renowned ‘Pilgrimage Center’ for Christians.

  • Available Days: Thursday, Sunday
  • Don’t Forget: Sun cream, Sun glasses, Camera, Comfortable Clothing, Comfortable Shoes, Hat.
  • Restrictions: Not suitable for the guests with walking difficulties.
  • See Also: Ephesus & Pamukkale Tour

Icmeler Ephesus Tour

Why visit Ephesus?

The ancient city of Ephesus is one of the most important archaeological sites in the country. Ephesus is characterized by upgraded aesthetics as it has multiple sculptures, interesting structures and well preserved mosaics. Visiting Ephesus allows you to unfold its history and understand the importance that used to have back in antiquity. With more than 2500 years of history, Ephesus is surely an impressive archaeological site not to be missed. This tour is available from Icmeler and is ideal for people of all ages as it combines sightseeing, history, incredible views and relaxation.

Guided experience

Visit and explore one of the most popular and important sites in Turkey with a fully guided service. The Ephesus Tour includes an assigned professional tour guide that will accompany you for the whole duration of the excursion. More specifically, the tour guide will welcome you in the bus and let you know the final details of the schedule. Also, the English-speaking guide is the person in charge to provide important descriptions about the places of interest.

Icmeler Ephesus Tour

Important structures

The ancient city of Ephesus is characterized as an UNESCO site of world heritage. In fact, this city used to be the second largest and most important city after Rome during the period of the Roman Empire. This is the reason explaining the upgraded aesthetics and the important structures that one can find there. A professional English-speaking tour guide will offer you an incredible briefing on each structure. More precisely, you may observe, among others, the marble roads, houses with mosaics, an ancient theatre, the ancient library of Celsus, and temples. The most important structure in Ephesus is the Temple of Artemis which is one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. Unfortunately, you can observe only the ruins but the tour guide will let you know everything about this important temple.

Free time in Selcuk

This magnificent full day experience includes also a 1-hour free time in the charming town of Selcuk. Before being able to stroll around and explore the town, the guide will take you to a local restaurant in order to enjoy a freshly made lunch. Then, you are free to spend this one hour as you want and according to your interests. If you want some suggestions do not hesitate to ask the guide. In case you wish to enjoy some more sightseeing, Selcuk has an archaeological museum with multiple interesting exhibits. In addition, you may also visit the House of Virgin Mary. This house is surrounded by a tranquil and unspoiled natural setting and it is believed that Virgin Mary spent her last days there. This site is one of the most important for the Christian Orthodox population and every year, several festivals and ceremonies take place there.

Who can participate?

The tour begins from Icmeler and ensures a day full of sightseeing and incredible views. It is an ideal option if you are looking for an excursion that will fill you with joy, beautiful images and long lasting memories. In general, the Icmeler Ephesus Tour is ideal for those who wish to unfold the history of this ancient city and visit the broader area of Ephesus. The Icmeler Ephesus Tour is also a great option for families, as children can learn many interesting things during your time there. In what regards participation, there are no special restrictions. However, for your own safety, people experiencing walking difficulties or disabilities, are not allowed to participate.

Icmeler Ephesus Tour

What’s included?

Upgrade your holidays experience by adding the Icmeler Ephesus tour in your schedule. This full day tour combines sightseeing and exploration so as to offer you long lasting memories. The price includes all the transportations needed, including pick up and drop off at your hotel in Icmeler. A guiding service from an English speaking tour guide, entrance fees, and a full insurance are also included in the price. The package includes also a breakfast and a lunch. Please note that, drinks, extra entrance fees and other personal expenses are not included.

Important notes

During the summer months, there are high temperatures in Ephesus. For this reasons please wear comfortable and light clothes and shoes. Please bring also a hat, sunglasses and a sun cream. If you wish to capture every moment, do not forget to bring your camera so that you can snap some photos of the sites and your loved ones.

Departure : Pick up from your Hotel

Duration: 12 Hours (Full Day Tour)

  • Hotel Transfer
  • Full insurance
  • Air Conditioned Bus
  • Open Buffet Lunch
  • Open Buffet Breakfast
  • 2 Hours Guided Tour in Ephesus
  • Guiding Service (English Speaking)
  • Drinks
  • Entrance Fees
  • Personal Expenditures

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4 Reviews Added Overall rating: 4.8

  1.           

    Hope this review will be helpful for everybody visiting icmeler this summer , before my arrival to icmeler Turkey, i made some research for interesting sites to visit and Ephesus has got my attractions. This site is around 3 hours away from icmeler and perhaps the best historical site in Turkey , i recommend every history lover. And John from excursionmarmaris.com was very helpful during my stay in icmeler , i did like 4 trips with these guys and Ephesus was the best one.

  2.         

    We had a great day tour in Ephesus thanks to our guide Mehmet. He is very kind and informative and speaks very good English. While we are booking online, the company responds very quick WhatsApp. Perfect!

  3.           

    Ephesus tour was by far the best tour I have ever been on in Turkey. From the very beginning till the end of the day the tour was conducted with complete professionalism. Our tour guide Mehmet was a star, he was extremely knowledgeable, fun, friendly and a pleasure to be with. His English was perfect. will be recommending Ephesus Tour to anybody planning to visit Icmeler. It was a great experience and service!

  4.           

    Our Ephesus İcmeler tour experience was excellent. Booking, Bus, Tour Guide, Tour Program …All was great. But i must say my special thanks to our guide Mehmet, he was the highlight of the trip.