Kusadasi Ephesus excursion half day

Kusadasi Ephesus Tour - Half day

Half day Kusadasi Ephesus shore excursion listed below is a fully private excursion, so you can change the timings and order of which individual sites you wish to visit together with your tour guide. We recommend an early start as early as possible to avoid rushing. Half day Ephesus tour from Kusadasi is best if you have limited time at Kusadasi / Ephesus Port.

Highlights of the Excursion from Kusadasi

Included with the tour

  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • All entrance fees of all sites & museums
  • Private, non-smoking, like-new, a/c vehicle for entire touring
  • Gift bag incl. "Highlights of Turkey" book
  • A delicious Turkish lunch
  • No HIDDEN Charges
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed service
  • VAT (Value added tax)

Duration of half day excursion from Kusadasi

This half day shore excursion is a private excursion, so timing of the tour is completely up to you. We recommend and early start. Half day tour takes approximately 4-5 Hours.For 6-7 hour excursions, please see "Full day tours from Kusadasi"

For departures from Izmir, please kindly see Half day Ephesus Tours from Izmir.

Price of the half day excursion from Kusadasi

Half day excursion prices varies depending on number of adults and number of individual attractions to be visited. Please get your "price quote" before booking.

* Younger than 5 years old is free of charge. Children aged between 5 and 9 years old is half price. Older than 9 years old is adult price.

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8 adults at $60 USD per person
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Also: We would like to introduce local cultural aspect of Ephesus by showing as handmade Carpet & Rug Art Weaving Teaching-Village and Ceramic Centre or a Leather Company.

Important !

  • Personal expenses, beverages served at lunch, tips for guide and driver are not included in the tour price
  • Ephesus city ruins are available for everyone to visit. Kusadasi half day Ephesus shore excursion includes walking approximately 1 mile over uneven and cobblestone areas with inclines and steps. Comfortable walking shoes, comfortable clothing, a hat, sunscreen and insect repellents are recommended. Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid accidents
  • Terrace Houses, Basilica of St. John, Terrace Houses, Tomb of Seven Sleepers can be added. Please see tailored tours for the new rates
  • Temperatures can reach extreme highs during summer months; We recommend that you drink a lot of  water and use suitable sun protection while on the tour
  • "Ephesus Archaeological Museum" is now re-open after full renovation


Private Ephesus shore tour customer front of Celsus LibraryGuide Hulya (Julia)

Private Ephesus shore excursion customer on lunchGuide Gonca (Rosie)

Private Ephesus shore excursion customer front of Celsus LibraryGuide Arzu

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Testimonials & reviews

Ephesus Tours & shore excursions services are rated 4.96 out of 5, based on 762 reviews.
Ephesus Highlights Tour with Ounce Travel
stars5 out of 5, Reviewed on

We got picked up at our hotel in Selcuk by the lovely Mrs Phyliss, who took us to all the main highlights of the city such as Virgin Mary house, the ancient city of Ephesus, Terrace Houses, the Temple of Artemis and even got a bit of time to go through some local products shops. Mrs Phyliss was not only very professional but also very knowledgeable of the sites and was able to address all the questions we had along the way. We are very glad to have had such an amazing experience and will definitely call her back next time in Turkey.

Couples Day Trip from Izmir
stars5 out of 5, Reviewed on

Had a great time. Pick-up/drip off at at hotel was efficient and without problems. Small group (7 people total) kept the tour manageable and flowing (not constantly waiting for someone to catch up). Sights were amazing and Zeynep, out tour guide, was fantastic. Very knowledgeable and knew exactly where to catch the best photos. Lunch was great, and even the Turkish carpet pitch was tolerable. Recommend this trip if you want to see Ephesus, Mary’s house , and St John’s Basilica in an easy day trip.

Ephesus City Ruins

Celsus Library

Library of Ephesus was built in honor of the Roman Senator "Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus" by Celsus' son, Gaius Julius Aquila.

Terrace Houses

Near the Library of Celsus are luxurious elite houses, known as the "Slope Houses" for their location on the slopes.

Around the ruins

Artemis Temple

The Temple of Artemis is one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. The temple is 425 feet high and is made up of expensive marbles.

St John Basilica

It is believed that St. John spent his last years near "Ephesus" and is buried in the Selcuk town in the southern hills.

Testimonials & Reviews

We were very pleased with his promptness in meeting us at ship with a clean, air conditioned van. As a former teacher, his information was engaging and fun.”

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