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Address: Kusadasi, Aydin, Kusadasi, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 536 225 5658
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Description: Private Ephesus Tours from Kusadasi and Izmir with best tour guides and...
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.
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Delightful Day of Touring Ephesus and Mary's Home

We were met right on time outside our cruise terminal by Ezgi, a young woman who would be our guide for the next 4.5 hours. My husband, adult daughter, and I enjoyed the luxury of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We were met right on time outside our cruise terminal by Ezgi, a young woman who would be our guide for the next 4.5 hours. My husband, adult daughter, and I enjoyed the luxury of having a private new van and our own guide while paying less than the shore excursions with 40 people on a bus. First we went... More 

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Mildenhall, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Our family spent a gorgeous day discovering Turkey with Dennis. He was so informative and patient with our 7 and 4 year old. (The 4 year olds complete meltdown didn't even unsettle him!) He was ready and waiting as soon as we left our cruise ship. The car was comfortable, clean, and cool. He not only taught us about Ephesus... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Our tour (we were fetched from Alacati town & driven 1.5 hrs to Ephesus). Our guide Yesim and the driver were very good. Yesim was very informative and patient. I highly recommend this tour company. We LOVED Ephesus. Don't miss House of Mary or the Terrace Houses. The included lunch was also enjoyable. My only regret was the shop we... More 

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Singapore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We booked a private Ephesus tour with Denizhan and from the very first contact, I was impressed with his professionalism and hospitality. All questions I asked were answered thoroughly and quickly, and we were clear on what to expect even before we arrived. The costs were also reasonable - we even had an additional discount due to low season, which... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My wife and sister were with me for a great day in Ephesus. Denizhan Pekoz was a great tour guide and met us at the Izmir Airport and took us straight to Ephesus. Denizhan was a wonderful source of information on all the local area, Turkey and really made Ephesus come alive for us. He and the driver gave us... More 

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Milton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We hired TransBalkan tours for Istanbul and Kusadasi. Finding them at the cruise port was easy and efficient. Our transportation in both cases was a new, clean van/bus. We received a driver and a tour guide for the day. The cost of the tours did not include parking or entrance fees. In both cities we were asked if we were... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I contacted Denizhan and from day one he was very professional. We wanted a private tour for 5 people. We agreed on the price. He kept in touch with me, did not require a deposit nor a credit card. We arrived in Izmyr and he was there waiting for us. His wife, who is also a professional guide, was our... More 

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Lacey, Washington
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We did not book directly with Trans Balkan, it was through another agency. The guides were extremely knowledgeable and went out of their way to help me with my challenged mobility. And, the lunch we had at the rug place was delicious. Their English was also very good, they were easy to understand. All of that being said, we had... More 

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Houston, TX
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

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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