Kusadasi Ephesus Tours

Kusadasi & Kusadasi Tours

Kusadasi Ephesus Tours is based in Kusadasi, a resort town on Turkey's  Aegean coast, and the center of the seaside district of the same name within Aydin Province. Kusadasi is located 95 km south of Izmir, the area's metropolitan center, and 71 km from the provincial seat of Aydin. The city is situated along a gulf of the same name in the Aegean, with the island of Guvercin Ada connected to the mainland by a narrow passage. Kusadasi caters to tourists arriving by land, or from the port for cruise ship passengers heading to Selcuk on organized Ephesus tours and excursions.

Kusadasi is a port of call for major cruise lines such as Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Costa Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Cunard Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, Holland America Line, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruises, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean.

Kusadasi port is linked by a six-lane highway to Izmir's Adnan Menderes Airport.

There are daily ferry services to the nearby Greek island of Samos. Kusadasi's bus station is a transport hub. Coach buses connect the city to various parts of the country.

Kusadasi Ephesus Tours designs and offers tours covers sites and attractions listed below.

Places of Interest in and near Kusadasi:

  • Ancient city of Ephesus,
  • House of Mother Mary,
  • Ephesus Archeology Museum,
  • St. John’s Basilica,
  • Ephesus Temple of Artemis,
  • Isa Bey Mosque from 14th century
  • Sirince Village,
  • Beautifull countryside with vineyards, olives, figs, cherries and peaches,
  • Kaleici Camii – The mosque built in 1618 for Grand Vizier Okuz Kara Mehmed Pasha.
  • The Okuz Mehmed Pasha Caravanserai is near the docks. It was built in 1618 as a strong-room for the goods of seamen.
  • Guvercin Adasi ("Pigeon Island" in English) – The peninsula/island at the end of the bay, which has a castle with a view back across the bay to the harbour of Kusadasi.
  • Kirazli – Traditional Turkish village 12 kilometers from Kusadasi.
  • Several aqua-parks with wave-pools and white-water slides are located near the town.
  • Ladies Beach – Very close to the town center, one of the primary tourist attractions.
  • Dilek Peninsula-Buyuk Menderes Delta National Park - About 30 kilometers south of the city center. It has several coves, beaches, canyons, and a sink cave. It is one of the most diverse and protected national parks in Turkey.



When you arrive in the port of Kusadasi, your private guide will be waiting to lead you to your own luxury vehicle, in which you can relax as your private shore excursion to Ephesus begins. Enter  the magnificent city through the Magnesia Gate, and then a walk with your guide into the ruins of ancient Ephesus, was the capital of Asia Minor in Roman era. The route will take you  to Odeon, Celsus Library, Temple of Hadrian, Fountain of Trajan and Great Theater.

You will then visit the House of Mother Mary, where she spent the last days of her life.

Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of Ancient World. It was completely rebuilt three times and was eventually destroyed in 401 AD.

Drive back to Kusadasi port, where your tour concludes.

This is a private tour and includes a driver and a separate English-speaking guide who will accompany you into all attractions to provide commentary.

Places to visit:

Ancient city of Ephesus, House of Mother Mary, Temple of Artemis.

Duration: Aprox. 5 hours

Tour Prices:                      

  • US$ 270 per group (when group size 1 - 4 people)
  • US$ 330 per group (when group size 5 - 10 people)


  • Transportation by A/C vehicle,
  • English speaking professional guiding services,
  • Parking fees for the vehicle.


  • Entrance fees to sites and museums,
  • Lunches and beverages
  • Gratiuties to tour guides and drivers




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