Ephesus and The Terrace Houses Tour from Izmir Port
Ephesus and The Terrace Houses Tour includes
- Pick-up from the Izmir Port or from your hotel
- Visit of the Terrace Houses in Ephesus
- Continue for the visit of Ephesus ancient city
- By the end of the tour drive back to Izmir Port
or to your hotel.
Duration: approx. 4 & 1/2 hours
WHAT YOU VISIT
Ephesus - Enter through the Magnesia Gate and begin a slow, downhill walk with your guide into the ruins of this Roman provincial capital. Your route takes you past the Odeum, the Celsus Library, the Temple of Hadrian, the Fountain of Trajan and the Great Theater.
The Theater had seating for 25,000, was the site where St. Paul preached to the Ephesians, and is used today for a local spring festival.
The Terrace Houses - Also called as "the houses of rich", Terrace Houses located in a newly excavated area across from Hadrian's Temple, this section of Ephesus is a very special area inside the site. The wealthy and important people of Ephesus used these houses which are finely decorated with mosaics and frescoes giving a true impression of the ancient lifestyle. These houses are the finest examples of Roman domestic life in the world.
WHAT YOU SEE ALONG THE WAY
From Izmir , you travel to the Ephesus, passing the Byzantine fortress at Selcuk, is long and winding but with great vistas of the valley.
Start the visit by the upper gate of Ephesus and stroll down the city to the houses on the slope: Terrace Houses. By the end of touring Ephesus, return to Izmir.
Guests must be able to walk approximately 1.5 miles over uneven and
cobblestone surfaces, inclines and 100+ steps (mostly at the Terrace
Houses). Comfortable walking shoes, comfortable clothing, a hat, sunscreen
and insect repellent are recommended. Guests should watch their step at
all times in order to avoid injuries.
Temperatures can reach extreme highs during summer months; we recommend
that you drink a lot of water and use suitable sun protection.
The tour includes the professional licensed tour guide, all entrance fees, private air-conditioned transportation and VAT.
Approximate time to reach to Ephesus is 45 minutes.
Rates are based on per person.
As the number of participant increases the certain amount of discount will be applied.
Please contact us for your group requests.
Children 0-6 ages are free.
If you book any tour in Istanbul together with any Ephesus tour, then you will have 5% discount on your Ephesus tour.
The above rate is only valid for Izmir Port. If your arrival port is Kusadasi, please kindly contact us for price and tour details.
event of cancellation, written notice must be received by Meander Travel
at least three days before the arrival in order to receive the full
In the event of no show, 100% cancellation fee will apply.
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