‘Ephesus Tour from Istanbul Package’ starts from Istanbul and returns to Istanbul only in 1 Day. This tour covers the most popular and well-known places of western Turkey; Ephesus Ancient City, House of Virgin Mary and Temple of Artemis. Includes Airport Transfers, Return Flight Tickets, Entrance Fees to the Museums, Licensed Local Guide and Lunch. This package makes your Ephesus Tour easy, save your money and time! Book your Ephesus Tour from Istanbul, sit back to you and enjoy your holiday in Turkey!



Around 04:00 – 05:00 am, our team will pick you up from your Istanbul Hotel(which should be centrally located one in the Sultanahmet or Taksim regions), and transfer to the airport for your flight to Izmir(Ephesus). When you arrive to the airport, you make your self-check-in with the flight informations provided to you after you booked this tour and take your flight to Izmir(Ephesus). Upon arrival to Izmir Airport, our team will welcome you at the exit gate inside the domestic terminal where you will see our team holding a sign which is your name on it. Then there will be approximately an hour transfer distance to Ephesus, meet your group and start this life-time experience.

  • Ephesus Ruins: This will be the highlight of your Turkey Tour. Ephesus Ancient City is the largest open-air museum around Turkey and the most well-preserved. On this hand, we will spend approx. 2 hours inside the ruins and you will have enough time to explore this world-wide famous Ancient City. Some of the main sites you will see inside the Ruins of Ephesus as below; the Odeon(Senate Building of Roman Time), Memnius Monument, Statute of Nike, Temple of Domitian, Trajan Fountain, Curetes Street, Temple of Hadrian, Latrinas, Celsus Library, Agora of the City and Grand Theatre…
  • House of the Virgin Mary: House of Mary located on Mt. Koressos. Catholic pilgrims visit the house based on the belief that the Virgin Mother was brought this place by Saint John the Apostle and lived here for 10 years until her ascension. We will explore this spiritual place at approx. 45 minutes and you will have some free time to pray for Mother Mary if you are interested.
  • Temple of Artemis: One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. And the largest Temple which was dedicated to the goddess Artemis, the protector main goddess of the Ephesus Ancient City. It was completely rebuilt three times before its eventual destruction in 401 AD. Although there is one column left today, you will have a breathtaking panoramic view of Basilica of St. John and Isabey Mosque.

During the tour, you will also have a chance to explore local handicrafts comes from Turkish Tradition and have lunch in of the local restaurant.
At the end of the tour around 15:30 – 16:30, according to time of your return flight, we will transfer you back to the Airport and you will have your flight to Istanbul. Upon landed at Istanbul Airport, our team will meet you at the exit gate inside the domestic terminal with holding a sign which is your name written on it. And, transfer back to your Istanbul Hotel.

End of our service, hope to see you again!

Note: To see our 2 Days and 1 Night Ephesus & Pamukkale Tours Package from/to Istanbul, you may click here.



Number of PersonsPrice Per PersonNumber of PersonsPrice Per Person
1240 €1535 €
2195 €2330 €
3210 €3260 €
4180 €4225 €
5170 €5225 €
6165 €6205 €
7160 €7190 €
8160 €8185 €
9160 €9180 €



Return Flight Tickets from/to Istanbul (luggage allowance: 15kg check-in + 8kg cabin)
All Airport Transfers
Small-Group Tour up to 15 Persons or Private Tour
Licensed Tour Guide
Entrance Tickets to the Museums mentioned at the itinerary
Transportation with A/C minivans


Personal Expenses
Drinks at Lunch
Breakfast or Dinner


7+ Ages – Adult Priced / 4-7 Ages – 40% Discounted / 0-3 Ages – 70% Discounted.

Pick up and Drop off services available from the Hotels which is located in the Sultanahmet and Taksim Regions. While booking this package, please indicate your Istanbul Hotel. The travelers who stay out of the pick-up & drop-off regions may handle their own transportation to/from the Airport or can pay extra to arrange a private transfer.

The flights from/to Istanbul generally we use, listed below. However, this may vary due to the availability; 
-From Istanbul – Departure around 07:00 – 07:30 am and arrive to Izmir (Ephesus) around 08:00 – 08:30 am 
-From Izmir – Departure around 19:00 – 22:00 and arrive to Istanbul around 20:30 – 23:30. 

Please note that your return flight from Denizli to Istanbul will arrive at either the Istanbul New Airport or the Sabiha Gökçen Airport depending on the availability of flights on the ticket purchase date.

If you are planning to get an international flight back to your home at the end of this tour(not recommended), and if you have a preference to return to a specific airport in Istanbul i.e. Sabiha Gokcen or Istanbul New Airport, you must inform our team about your choice of the airport & and departure flight details prior to your tour booking. So, we can book your return flight from Denizli to Istanbul according to your international flight. Any changes requested, once your booking is confirmed and the flight reservations ticketed will incur you booking a new flight ticket. Please be aware that the domestic flights are non-refundable or non-changeable!

This is a Small-Group Tour limited up to 15 persons. It is also available on a private basis, contact us to have price details if you wish to have this tour as all private to you or your party!

In the Small-Group Tours, there are stops where you may have demonstrations of the local products of the region and where you may have some time for shopping if you are interested. E.g: Rugs & Kilim Veawing Art-School, Hand-made pottery work-shop, or the Outlet of the Leather Producers. This is not shown in the itinerary since the tour guide arranges these stops according to the interest of the group, you may advise your tour guide if you have a special interest in one of those. In these places, you can get important information and observations about Turkish Culture and Modern Turkish art. In Private Tours, this can be skipped depending on the request of the travelers.

Running all year round with guaranteed departures!

You may obtain details about the payment process by clicking the link below; Payment of Turkey Travel Package!

Ephesus Ruins