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By: Ephesus Port Tours
Certificate of Excellence
Perfect Day in Ephesus
Banu gave us incredible tour of Ephesus! We started in the city, went to the House of the Virgin Mary, had an incredible lunch and finished at the Temple of Artemis. We were never rushed and always told to take our time - it was our day. (Freedom to go anywhere in any order).
Private van made the experience so streamlined - and Banu taught us everything from the history of the country into the details of the city, ruins and monuments. Highly recommend - everything we were looking for and more. (4 men in their late 20s).
Ephesus Port Tours
On Sept. 24, 2019 my husband and I along with our friends took a private tour with Erkan to Ephesus. She was a delight to be with. She was very knowledgeable and friendly. She picked us at the cruise port in a very nice van and along our way to Ephesus pointed out many interesting things. We also visited the Virgin Mary's house. I would recommend her tour company highly.
On October 6th my husband and I took a private tour with Hakan, who was knowledgeable, professional and friendly. He had an excellent command of the English language. Although he has been doing this for years, it’s very apparent he still loves touring and teaching.
Honey moon cruise with a stop at Ephesus
We had a private tour from the cruise ship port of Kusadasi with our very knowledgeable and friendly guide Elif . He texted and email us often preparing us for our tour, best to meet him and our interest. Our private car was like new. His English perfect. He asked for our specific interest which we said was centered around the Christian history. He was extremely knowledgeable, kept us from the crowds and showed us the best picture spots. On the way back to the ship he stopped and shared with us a school for weaving and rug making that had a quaint outdoor restaurant. We learned how the silk was separated and how it took up to 4 yrs to do one rug.
We always do private tours of important landmarks. This was the best. Wear good shoes and enjoy.
We enjoyed the day the place very much. the tour guide is very kind and very professional . Looking forward to come back.
Southport, North Carolina
Erkan was an AWESOME guide!
Our Best of Ephesus Tour (2 couples) with Erkan from EPHESUS PORT TOURS was excellent! Her extensive historical and cultural knowledge of the area during the tour was quite impressive. Beyond that, Erkan was friendly, caring, professional and attentive to our questions, needs, etc. for the entire day. She is just delightful! I highly recommend this tour with Erkan and would gladly book a future tour with her should the opportunity arise. Thank you, Erkan, for a wonderful day!!
Washington DC, District of Columbia
What a great tour! My pregnant wife and I spent the day with Ayse, and it was more like spending a day with a great friend who has extensive knowledge of the ancient cites of Ephesus, the house of St. Mary, and the temple of Artemis. The cites are breathtaking, and the tour is an easy ride from Izmir where we were staying (even further away than the Kusadasi Port. The day ended with a lunch with fantastic food (of course) and three friends laughing at life stories! I would highly recommend this fantastic tour and ask for Ayse!
Tour of Ephesus + Temple of Artemis + House of Virgin Mary
Myself and my family made a booking with Ephesus Port Tours and within a few minutes we got a response. Our tour guide (Zeynep) was brilliant. Her command of English was good and her knowledge of her country was also great. She also knows the best locations for the nicest pictures!!! Would recommend Ephesus Port Tours as a great service provider for tours in the area!
Wonderful tour in Ephesus
We booked a full day Ephesus tour! Our guide Dilek and our driver Suliman was fantastic. We had excellent service, Dilek was very attentive and knowledgeable .
Frankly the best tour what we had in Turkey. Thank you again.
Diamond Bar, California
What a surprise Ephesus is!!
We were met promptly at our port and whisked away on a great tour of the Virgil Mary's house, Ephesus and also the Temple of Artemus. Our guide, Hakam (I think! It's been over 2 weeks now...) was amazing, friendly, informative and one of the best guides I have ever had. The ruins of Ephesus was the highlight for us. Simply beautiful ruins with such poignant biblical history, which included the Terrace Houses which were amazing. Our guide fed the cats at the ruins and they would run from all around when they heard him shake the container. Everyone was taking pictures. He provided umbrellas for us, which we used for shade as it became really hot. Such a nice touch. This was a private tour with just four of us, and we were given the option of having a carpet making demonstration after a delicious lunch at a "school" for village girls where we ate outdoors. Our guide told us more than once that it was our choice and said there would be a sales pitch with no pressure after the demonstration. The demonstration was interesting, but the sales pitch is very formal and if you don't really appreciate things like sitting down in a closed door room with at least four well dressed men showing you rug after rug, I would say to skip that part. I also have to say that we were told more than once it was a school for young girls from the village, but found out immediately when we walked in that the school had been moved to another location. This was a very slick showroom, not a school. For that reason, I took off one star. Other than that, the tour was great!
Part of a cruise visit to Ephesus
We had the best possible experience!
Ms. Dilek , our guide, couldn’t have been any better. Incredibly knowledgeable and friendly.
Congratulations in running an excellent business. We VERY HIGHLY RECOMMEND.
Fantastic Custom Tour!!!
Leyla gave us an extraordinary tour of Ephesus. Her knowledge of the area, Turkey and Ephesus was quite impressive. She shared this knowledge while we were driven to Ephesus and during the 5 hours that we spent with her. I highly recommend this tour.
Great guide, great tours
We did both the Ephesus private day trip and the Pamukkale private day trip with Ephesus Port Tours. We found this company via the internet and contacted them. Elif responded promptly and confirmed our tours within a day. The company did not ask for any payment upfront.
On both of the days, our guide Isik arrived at the designated time at our hotel. On the second day, since we had to drive over 3 hours to Pamukkale, the company sent us a minivan to make our trip more comfortable even though there were only three of us.
Our guide Isik was very informative, patient and courteous, and took time to answer all our questions. She also made every effort to make sure my mother was comfortable as my mother was not feeling too well over the course of the 2 days.
Isik is not only a great guide, but a great person to be around. She has traveled extensively and is very well informed. She is personable and respects people's boundaries. Thanks for all the great stories Isik, and we look forward to hosting you in our country soon!
We highly recommend Ephesus Port Tours for their professionalism, attention to detail and personalized service.
Ephesus excursion !
It was a great trip overall, the guide was absolutely friendly and knowledgeable about the Ephesus ruins and we could get lot of information from her.
So I found out about the tour online and contacted them at Ephesus Port Tours...from my time of inquiry in the UK till I got to Istanbul they always responded to my messages and never broke communication. Elif who happened to be my point of contact was so lovely and very helpful, even up to telling me how to get to Izmir from Istanbul. On getting to Izmir my tour guide Mehmet was there to receive me, words cannot describe how amazing he is....gentle, thoughtful and so learned. Even with our differences in religion we found common ground to discuss. He made the tour special for me and he also knows the right spots to get pictures plus all the pictures he took of me were perfect. I can go on and on but the bottom line is, if I were to come to Ephesus again I would definitely use Ephesus Port Tours, they are amazing and you get value for your money!