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TransBalkan Tours - Private Day Tours

Kusadasi, Aydin, Kusadasi, Turkey
+90 536 225 5658
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Ranked #18 of 73 Activities in Kusadasi
Type: Tours
Owner description: Private Ephesus Tours from Kusadasi and Izmir with best tour guides and brand new Mercedes Vehicles. Private shore excursions from Kusadasi and Izmir... more » Owner description: Private Ephesus Tours from Kusadasi and Izmir with best tour guides and brand new Mercedes Vehicles. Private shore excursions from Kusadasi and Izmir Ports for cruise ship passengers. « less
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English first
Arlington, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

TransBalkan Tours was our choice for a half-day Ephesus tour because a professional guide was promised at a reasonable price. Result, a thorough and satisfying tour of the ancient city and surrounding antiquities. Ezgi, our tour guide, was knowledgeable and fun to be around. An unexpected feature of the tour was a visit to the Iznik ceramic tile factory where... More

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Houston, TX
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I booked a shore excursion tour for 11 "cruisers" with Denizhan several months before our trip. He was very patient and accommodating each time I increased the group numbers. During the booking process I explained that our group was not interested in ANY shopping stops. As is turns out, I learned the tour agencies are subsidized by the leather/ceramic/rug vendors,... More

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Republic, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Me and a group of friends hired Denizha as our tour guide. We could not have had a better experience. Denizha took the time to explain in detail the key point in history for each area and was extremely knowledgable. This was a great experience and I would definitely recommend TransBalkan tours and specifically Denizha.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I was on the cruise with my familly for the first time and my friends warrned me beforehand that the shore excursions, organized by the ship, can be rather expensive for a big fammilly. Therefore I decided to find a good alternative for a reasonable price. On the web I found TransBalkan tours and it proved to be an excelent... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

This was our first time in Ephesus and did not know what to expect. We toured Kusadasi, Sirince and Ephesus on a six-hour tour with Ezgi as our guide. She was extremely knowledgeable and accommodated our desires and our cruise ship schedule perfectly. Prompt, polite, and positive - you won't find better!

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Texas
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153 reviews 153 reviews
32 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Our tour guide of Ephesus was very knowledgeable and friendly. It was never an imposition for him to take pictures of us. My only complaint about the trip was the friendly coercion to "look and buy" something, if you like. After viewing Hadrian's temple, our guide told us he knew a place where we could use nice/clean restrooms. When we... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I booked through this company because they provided the fastest response and the best prices for what I wanted. Kudos to Denizhan Pekoz for being so efficient. I strongly recommend using this small company. Everything is above-board, no hidden prices, etc. So nice to rely upon something when traveling abroad! I was traveling with two female friends, and we thought... More

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Cobourg, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We had a great tour with Transbalkan. This was our first time in Turkey and we initially felt a little uncertain about the country and culture however, our misgivings were quickly allayed with a competent driver and our guide. Hassan Orchun was very knowledgable and provided us with a detailed history of Ephesus. The Ephesus tour was the best "ruins"... More

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Barrington, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Our family of 4 booked a private tour with Denizhan and we were really lucky to have such a knowledgable and enthusiastic guide to show us around Ephesus. He was ready waiting when we arrived and had the mercedes nice and cool for us since it was very hot that day. We all agreed his english was fantastic and easy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

outstanding day with Ezgi - very friendly and the best guide we had on our cruise to 10 ports. Relaxed and concerned about making sure we had a 'taste' of Turkey, culture and the sites. thoroughly enjoyed our day with her. thank you

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