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.
|Departure / Return Location
|Kusadasi / Kusadasi
|Places to Visit
|Ancient cities Miletos and Ephesus and Temple of Apollo at Didyma
|Approximately 7 hours
|Transportation by A/C vehicle
|English speaking professional guiding services
|Parking fees for the vehicle
|Gratiuties to tour guides and drivers
If it is demand, other languages are available for private group or individual requirement. (It is charged extra $ 50 for the other languages guided.)
0-6 ages are free , 6-11 ages are 50% discount.
Advantages of Private Shore Excursions
There are a number of advantages for booking a private shore excursion over a group/bus tour. Firstly, you can create and book one of our tailor-made tour or you can select from our list of high quality excursions options list on this website.
Some Great Reasons for Booking one of our Shore Excursions;
You will have undivided attention of your private Tour Guide – questions answered instantly!
No waiting in lines for tickets – your private guide will arrange everything for you.
Decide when YOU want to start and conclude your tour.
More Time to spend interacting with local people and immersing your in the culture
No large groups of 30 – 40 people who have different interest – it’s your own private tour.
|Price Per Person US $
|Price Per Person US $
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 Miletos, is an ancient city located near Akkoy at the mouth of the Buyuk Menderes (meander) River.
Miletus owed its importance to its position on the trade routes. It was one of the largest cities in Anatolia with a population of between 80.000 and 100.000. Didyma was ruled by Persians, Romans and Seljuk Turks. The next visit will be Didyma. Didyma means “twins” and it was associated by some as being the meeting place of Zeus and Leto to have their twins Apollo and Artemis.
Didyma was famed as a prophecy center dedicated to Apollo, which served a similar purpose as the Delphi of Anatolia. It was not a city but a sanctuary linked to Miletos by Milesians with a 19 km/12 mi sacred road.
Drive to Ephesus and 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.
Once you finish the visit of sites, you will have opportunity to see a educational presentation for famous Turkish Carpets, being the oldest and richest traditional art of Turkish culture. Drive back to Kusadasi port, where your tour concludes.