We are (Izmir Ephesus Tours ) a member of Turkish Travel Agencies ( TURSAB ) with licence Nr. A-9293 . According to Turkish laws, only travel agencies are allowed to organize tours.
We are a personalized company with dedicated staff who are very experienced in Private and Exclusive Tours in Turkey. This site you are visiting right now is the main resource for your travel guide offering extensive information on numerous private tours, escorted sightseeing opportunities, excursions, guiding services and much more to independed travelers.
Our concept is to considere you as guests, give you all the best and quality service to make you satisfied during your trip in our country. Our tours are carefully organised by our professional and experienced staff to provide our guests with the most unforgettable travel experience of their life.
The guides that are hold in our tours are very experienced, have many years of expertises in specific sites, graduated from The National School of Guiding and hold the official licence issued by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism needed to work throughout Turkey.
Our tours are suited to individual travellers, families, people with special interests or needs, and anyone who wants the freedom to travel at their own pace with their own guide.
It is a great pleasure for us that we welcome you to our new section of exclusive private tours and shore excursions. These have been designed for both individuals and groups who are looking for fully escorted itineraries within Ephesus and İstanbul in English or other languages by comfortable tour vehicles suited to the size of your party.
Why Izmir Ephesus Tours
• First, you can ask everything direct to your own private tour guide and get the answers instantly.
• You do not have to stop your tour if one fellow gets ill or fell down in big groups in the ruins. Because the guide of the big groups has to care with this person. Your tour will come unbearable although it might be your only day in Turkey.
• Our tour prices are more reasonable than cruise shore tours, although our tours are consist of same quality of vans and tour guides; same Ephesus, Temple of Artemis, House of Virgin Mary,etc. Nothing different, why you pay more?
• With a large groups, you are dependant to their schulede. But in a private tour, you do not have to follow any of the program, you decide what you would like to see and skip some of them or add more. Because our tours are based on our guests’ needs and interests.
• In large groups, sometimes tour guides skip the most interesting details in a sight because it might be impossible to show it to everyone in a large group.
• In a private tour, you do not have to wait all the group with about 30-40 people who have different interests, try to take a picture of everything and usually stay behind the group.
• In a private tour, while visiting the ruins you do not wait for a long time in lines to get ticket or get into the ruins or museums. Because your private tour guide will make everything ready for you.
• If you can not hear the guide in a large group or you fall behind because the pace is too fast, you are just out of luck.
• In a private tour, you can communicate much better and interact with local people instead of just reading from your guide book and trying to figure out your way.
• You can decide when you want to start and conclude your tour. Because this is your own private tour.
• You can give a break to take picture, to eat or drink something, for shopping when and where ever you want during your private tour.
• You do not have to share a bus with 40 people. In our private tours, you will have your own private A/C Vehicle.
• Our Private Ephesus and Istanbul Tours (Shore Excursions) are created not only for cruisers from Izmir Pier, but also for hotel guests.
• You can meet with the locals in our Private Ephesus and Istanbul Shore Excursions with the help of your local tour guide from Kusadasi, Ephesus and Istanbul.
• We prefer to work with best local tour guides for Ephesus, Kusadasi and Istanbul tours; in additionally your tailor made guided tours will be customized according to your interests and wishes.