Starting from 79-US$
Starting from 79-US$
Starting from 79-US$
Starting from 79-US$
Starting from 79-US$

Private Tour 6 

Ephesus – Miletus – Didyma

Your private guide will meet you at Kusadasi port or hotel with a sign written “Your Name“ on it, anytime you want. After greeting, we will have 20 mins drive to Ephesus area. We will start visiting one of the main highlights in Turkey, Ephesus, one of the 12 cities of Ionian League (an ancient Greek district on the western coast of Asia Minor) is located near Izmir. As a port city it was a major departure point for trade routes into Asia Minor.

Walk through history along marble streets lined with wonderful public buildings, among them the Baths of Scholastica, the Library of Celsus; it was built in the beginning of the 2nd century A.D. by Gaius Julius Aquila to be a memorial to his father Gaius Julius Celsus Polemanus, the proconsul of Province of Asia. , the Temple of Hadrian and The Grand Theater are two of the most impressive buildings in Ephesus. Grand theatre was built in 3rd century B.C and it was later expanded to 24.000 spectators by the Romans in the 1st century A.D.

After Ephesus, we will head to our next stop Miletus, an ancient city located near the present Akköy 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. Highly prosperous, it founded many colonies and was the home of the 6 BC philosophers Anaximander, Anaximenes and Thales, the town planner Hippodamus and architect of Hagia Sophia, Isidorus. Having a prominent position, Miletus became the most important port in this area and it was the most active member of the twelve cities of the Ionian Confederation. In the 7th century BC, Lydians besieged the city. The city was then controlled by Persians, Roman and Seljuk Turks.

The next visit after Miletus will be Didyma. The word 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 Miletus by Milesians with a 19 km/12 mi sacred road. At the end of the tour, we will drive back to Kusadasi port.

Payment Conditions

You DO NOT have to make pre-payment during reservation process.
You can make the full payment at the end of the tour in cash (USD - Euro - Turkish Lira) or by credit card (Visa Card or Mastercard).


Tour Includes

✅ Professional English Speaking tour guide (Spanish, Portuguese, French, Japanese speaking guides can be organised when request)
✅ Private transportation with A/C vehicles
✅ Entrance Fees
✅ Parking fees
✅ Local taxes


Tour Excludes
  • ❌ Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
    ❌ Tips to driver and tour guide

Number of Pax  Price in US$ Per Person 

 2 – 4 Pax ( in 6 seater A/C Van )

115-US$

 5 – 8 Pax ( in 12 seater A/C Minibus )

107-US$

 9 – 12 Pax ( in 16 seater A/C Minbus )

99-US$

13 – 20 Pax ( in 31 seater A/C Midibus )

88-US$

21 – 29 Pax ( in 35 seater A/C Coach )

79-US$

30 – 44 Pax ( in 46 seater A/C Coach )

Special Rate

%15 Special Date Discount for 2020

Valid for Kusadasi Port Departures & Cruiseship Guests

January
February
March
April 12
May 5, 11, 19
June 7, 26
July 6, 12, 13, 15
August 13, 16, 29
September 1, 19
October 12, 21
November 7, 10, 19
December 6
We would like to offer you these optional visits below to make your tour more tasty and memorable. You may add them into your itinerary during reservation.

 Please note that all optional activities can not be added into all itineraries and/or one reservation due to lack of time. 
Please see optional visit list below.