Combine a visit to Ephesus with a dose of rural Turkish life and cuisine on this 6-hour private tour from Kusadasi or Selcuk. Start with a Turkish farmhouse breakfast in the tiny village of Kirazli before a private tour of UNESCO-protected Ephesus. Afterward, refuel with a classic Turkish buffet lunch in the hill town of Sirince. Breakfast, lunch, private transport, and pickup and drop-off at your Kusadasi or Selcuk hotel, or Kusadasi port, included.
Start your private 6-hour tour with morning pickup from your Kusadasi or Selcuk hotel, or Kusadasi port. Departure times are flexible, but recommended for between 8am and 10am.
Settle inside your air-conditioned vehicle, and enjoy the views as you travel to the tiny, rustic village of Kirazli. Head to a farm, and savor a Turkish breakfast of eggs, cheese, olives, fruits, breads, and homemade preserves to set you up for the day.
Then, look around the village before traveling to nearby, UNESCO listed Ephesus. Founded in ancient times, this well-preserved city was an important outpost of the Roman Empire during the 1st and 2nd centuries.
Upon arrival, enter via the Magnesia Gate (own expense) and start your tour with your private guide. Walk the stone-paved streets, passing the remains of ancient shops, and admire highlights including the Celsus Library, Hadrian’s Gate, and Great Theatre.
After your 1.5- to 2-hour tour, continue to the charming hill town of Sirince, famous for its Ottoman houses and fruit wines. Visit a family-run restaurant, and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch consisting of a choice of 20 classic Turkish dishes.
Your trip finishes with a drop-off at the original starting point.