Izmir Private Tours and Izmir Cruise Ship Shore Excursions

Tour Specialist, Archaeologous, offers a number of private guided tour options in and around beautiful Izmir. In Izmir, visit the Kadifekale Castle, or the Archaeological Museum or shop til you drop at the Kemeralti Bazaar. 

  • Discover: the past by visiting Ephesus, Pergamon and Sardis
  • Choose: from helpful pre set tours or create your own custom itinerary
  • Personalize: with 11 languages, special assistance for elderly, and VIP services.
  • Request and book: pick a tour, check availability, and book to secure your vacation
  • Expect: prompt reply/answers, no detail being too small, never combined with strangers.

Note: Unlike other local operators, we do NOT make un-requested stops at carpet or favored merchant shops for commissions.

Athens-Izmir-Santorini-We took three tours with Archaeologous (Athens, Izmir and Santorini) and received a discount on two of them. They were more economical than others we inquired with and the service was perfect Emmanuel F., Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
“Excelente, es una maravilla” Un tour magnífico. Lo disfrute Jon mi esposa e hijos. El Guía en español excelente, fue un nuevo amigo Alonso - Columbia 5 of 5 rating GYG

Izmir Town Tour

4hr Private Preset tour

Itinerary: Izmir Archaeological Museum , Izmir Highlights of Clock Tower and Ataturk Monument, Izmir Kadifekale Castle - built during reign of Alexander the Great and Izmir Kemeralti Bazaar.

Our private Archaeologous guided half day Izmir Town shore excursion tour includes the Archaeological museum, Kadifekale Castle, the Clock Tower and Ataturk Monument and the renown Kemeralti Bazaar. A great way to use your cruise stop over in historic Izmir

Izmir Half Day Customized

4hr Private Custom tour

The beauty of our Izmir Half Day Customized private, guided shore tour is the ease in which you can choose and design your own best of Izmir sightseeing highlights

Izmir Fast Track to Ephesus

5hr Private Preset tour

Itinerary: Ephesus Temple of Artemis, Ephesus Archaeological site, St. John's Basilica and Time for Turkish lunch.

The Archaseologous tour, 'Izmir Fast Track to Ephesus', is great for the cruise passengers with a limited time in Izmir. The shore excursion tour includes a licensed guide, A/C vehicle and round trip to the Kusadasi area where the legendary Ephesus Archaeological Site, St John's Basilica, lunchtime and the Temple of Artemis, the remnant of one of the Seven Wonders of the world are all located.

Izmir-Legendary Sardis Guided Tour

8hr Private Preset tour

Itinerary: Izmir Kemeralti Bazaar, Sardis Gymnasium, Synagogue,Temple of Artemis, Sardis Temple of Artemis and Time for Turkish lunch.

The Izmir - Legendary Sardis guided private tour visits the mammoth Sardis synagogue and gymnasium plus the Temple of Artemis. Lunch time and Izmir's Kemeralti Bazaar for Turkish Delights is also included..

Izmir/Historical Wonders of Pergamon

8hr Private Preset tour

Itinerary: Pergamon Acropolis, Pergamon--Asklepion, Red Basilica and Time for Turkish lunch.

This guided private 8 hr tour, the Izmir/Historical Wonders of Pergamon visits the epic historic Pergamon (Upper and Lower) and is a cruise passenger favorite. Witness the Acropolis that Alexander the Great called Eagles Nest and which had the famous ancient health spa, Asklepieion.

Kusadasi/Ephesus – History, Cuisine and Carpets

8hr Private Preset tour

Itinerary: Ephesus Temple of Artemis, Ephesus Archaeological site, Hali Village and Selcuk Cooking School-class and lunch included.

The tour, Kusadasi/Ephesus–History, Cuisine and Carpets is a full day tour of Turkey's best. Learn to cook Turkish food, visit the legendary Ephesus Archaeological Site, Temple of Artemis, see from cocoon to exquisite Turkish masterpiece carpets at Hali Village.

Izmir Custom Full Day Tour

8hr Private Custom tour

This popular 8 hour Izmir Custom Full Day Tour is a favorite because 'you' design your own 'customized' private guided tour. Mix and match from all of Izmir's best and favorite locations for your personal group.

Outside Izmir Custom Tour

8hr Private Custom tour

The Outside Izmir Custom Tour is a private excursion tour from Izmir to the Ephesus/ Kusadasi area. Mix and match from the most popular sightseeing activities 'outside' Izmir. Customize your own shore excursion.