Outside Izmir Custom Tour

8hr, Private Custom tour

OVERVIEW: The beauty of the Outside Izmir Custom Tour is that it is a customized shore tour of places 'beyond' the boundaries of Izmir.  You can easily design your own perfect day. So let Aladdin grant your wishes. Your choices are all in the Kusadasi-Ephesus area where you will walk in the footsteps of the ancient world's greatest such as: St John, Alexander the Great, Mother Mary, Cleopatra and more. This favorite and richest of all archaeological areas in Turkey awaits you.

INCLUDED: licensed guide, ability to choose your own itinerary,  A/C vehicle, dependable driver

NOT INCLUDED: entrance fees, lunch, tips (appreciated when deserved)

HIGHLIGHTS: Choose your own itinerary 'outside' Izmir. Go to the favorite archaeological site in Turkey, Ephesus, visit the Temple of Artemis which was one of the Seven Wonders of the World, see how the rich and famous lived 3,000 year ago at the Terrace Houses, or maybe visit the St John's Basilica which is where he is buried, or the House of Mother Mary where she spent her last days and is deemed a sacred place by the Vatican. Your guide will be educating you and will be responsive to questions during the ride in your comfortable A/C vehicle. Other options are: Sirince Village for wine tasting and crafts, Hali Village for organic lunches and exquisite wholesale masterpiece carpets. Choose from below list. 

FYI:  In summer months please wear sunscreen, perhaps a hat, umbrella and water and always comfortable walking shoes. 

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Key information

  • Private tour
  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • Transportation and driver included
  • Full day, approx. 8 hours
  • The tour duration includes allowance for time between sites/activities.
  • You may reserve some time for lunch by selecting it in your itinerary
  • Lunch is included/not included depending on activities chosen

Custom Itinerary (Click on activities to learn more)

St. John's Basilica
  • No wheelchair access
30 min
Selcuk Cooking School-class and lunch included
  • Groups of minimum 5 people
  • Groups of maximum 25 people
  • Minimum age: 8
2hr 0m
Kusadasi Hamam - Turkish Bath and Massage
  • Not recommended for pregnant women
  • Minimum age: 8
  • Hamam is not recommended persons with heart conditions
1hr 30m
Ephesus Terrace Houses
  • No wheelchair access
45 min
Ephesus Temple of Artemis
  • No wheelchair access
15 min
Ephesus Archaeological site
  • No wheelchair access
1hr 30m
Time for Turkish lunch
1hr 0m

Entrance Fees

  • Click on activities to see per person entrance fees.

About the itinerary

  • Click check box to select your activity.
  • You may reserve some time for lunch by selecting it in your itinerary


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Tour price

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