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Tour Name : Ephesus Highlights Tour
Tour Code : CPS-17225
Itinerary : Ephesus Ancient City, House of Virgin Mary, Temple of Artemis
Tour Duration : Approximately 5 ½ Hours
Pick up & Drop off : Izmir Port
You will be met at Izmir Port by your professionally trained guide and drive to the Bulbul mountain where the House of the Virgin Mary is located in a nature park between Ephesus and Selcuk, which is believed to be the last residence of the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus. The peaceful site is sacred to both Christians and Muslims, and is visited by many tourists and pilgrims. This House was later visited by Popes Paul VI and John Paul II, who confirmed its appropriateness as a place of pilgrimage. On November 29, 2006, Pope Benedict XVI celebrated mass here. The next visit is Ephesus Ancient City. Famous in antiquity for its Temple of Artemis during the years of the Roman Empire, the Greek port of Ephesus became the greatest city in Asia Minor. You will start your Ephesus walking tour at the upper Magnesia Gate, and work your way down through the city, ending near the ancient Harbor. Along the way you will See the Odeon, the Fountain of Trajan, the steam baths of Scholastika, the temple of Hadrian and the impressive library of Celsius. The library is adorned with columns and statues. The Grand Theater, where St. Paul preached, is the largest theater in antiquity with a capacity of 24,000 seats. You will return to your private vehicle through the Arcadian Way, where Mark Anthony and Cleopatra once rode in procession. After the termination of the visit to Ephesus, You’ll also see one of the most popular sites in Ephesus, the ruins of the Temple of Artemis. First built during the Archaic period, the temple is one of the Seven Wonders of Ancient World. Afterwards you drive back to port of Izmir.
Round-trip transfers from Izmir port, Transportation by private van with A/C, Professional licenced guide (English), Entrance fees
|for parties of 2 people||115 US$ P.P.|
|for parties of 3 people||82 US$ P.P.|
|for parties of 4 to 5 people||68 US$ P.P.|
|for parties of 6 to 8 people||52 US$ P.P.|
|for parties of 9 to 10 people||39 US$ P.P.|
|for parties of 11 to 15 people||35 US$ P.P.|
Prices are per person and there is no hidden cost.
A minimum of 2 pax per booking is required. If you are solo traveller, We could charge 2 people price.
There is 50% children discount for ages between 06-09. We do not charge for ages between 00-05.
The tour language is English. You may ask to have another languages speaking guides which will depend on availibility. It is charged extra 45,00 US$ per day for the other languages guided.
Please fill the booking request form at the right of that page and post us online.
We will response your request within 12 hours and send you an official booking & credit card authorization form for your deposit (15%) payment.
Your tour will be confirmed by Celsus Travel after you paid deposit of your tour amount and we will send your confirmation document / vouchers.
We request min 15% deposit for certain reservation and this payment should be while booking of tour plan.
The payment of balance can be cash to guide or can be with credit card at the end of tour.
We accept MasterCard, Visa for your payments by credit card.
If you cancel at least 3 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is full refund of your payment.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is no refund.
If cruise ship cancel the stop in Izmir port, there is full refund of your payment.
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The vehicle can accommodate up to 15 participants.
For optimal savings, you can create a group of 15 persons.
For more comfort and space inside the vehicle, we suggest up to 12 passengers.
You can book your Shore Excursion early, and add others to your tour as they join. To prevent disappointments, we do not recommend last minute additions made less than 5 day prior to the tour date to ensure proper size vehicle will still be available on your tour date. If your tour group reaches 15 persons, please inquire to ensure there are suitable vehicles on your tour date.
You can secure a large vehicle by booking the maximum group size you intend to create and then just add the new members as they join.
Please provide us with the LEAD NAME and E-MAIL ADDRESS of the other members of your group who don't share the same E-Mail in the reservation so we can reach everyone in the group with important information.
Please keep us posted with any changes in your group size in advance so we can best assist and accommodate your needs.