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Ephesus Deluxe Tours

Kusadasi port, Izmir, Turkey
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Ranked #3 of 36 Activities in Izmir
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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Sydney NSW
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

We arrived in Kusadasi to beautiful sunshine. It was going to be a hot one. Our guide Necla, was there on our exit from the port and whisked us away to the driver and 'car' - an 8-seater for just the two of us! On the way to meet the driver she explained some details of Kusadasi's history. We had... More

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

We booked the tour as it was suppose to be a maximum of 14 WRONG!!!! Not sure how many they crammed into the bus. There was suppose to be no shopping WRONG!!! The tour around Ephesus was really good the guide was excellent and he answered all questions. We then had to do the Rug making factory which was not... More

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SF Bay Area
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

On a June cruise (on the Silhouette), we booked the semi private full day tour from Kusadasi port. It was a good value vs ship excursion, $200 for our family of 4 (no discount for my kids since they are not under 6), we got to see the amazing ancient site of Ephesus with a trip into the Terrace Houses... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We went on a tour of Ephesus with a company I would HIGHLY recommend! The company is called ephesusdeluxe.com. You can find them at wwww.ephesusdeluxe.com. The contact person was Mr. Deniz Kose and you can reach him at the above email. I would also highly recommend our tour guide whose name was Gizem Cakirgoz and can be contacted at gizem@ephesusdeluxe.com.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

After reading other reviews from Trip Advisor, I decided to go with a Private Tour of Ephesus rather than a Celebrity Cruise shore excursion. The price was better and we could customize the tour the way we wanted. I believe our guide's name was Ercument. The transportation was comfortable, the service prompt, the guide friendly and helpful. I was happy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Prior to our med cruise we booked on-line with Ephesus Deluxe for a half day excursion for three people to Ephesus originating from Kusadasi for Sunday August 31. When we disembarked our cruise ship the Celebrity Reflection in Kusadasi, we were met by Gizem and advised that we the only three people booked on the tour. After a short walk... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This 4 hr excursion to Ephesus is excellent. The place is amazing and the knowledge of our tour guide was very good. Price included ticket entrance and house ticket. No meals served. After the tour we were taken to a carpet place where we learned how the silk cocoons are transformed on absolutely gorgeous carpets. Unfortunately the price was way... More

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United States
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6 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We booked the Ephesus Deluxe tour in lieu of taking a Princess Shore Excursion in August 2014. I would have given this tour only 1 star due to our tour guide, Ceyla, if it were not for the price ($50 per person) and wonderful lunch served (included in the price). Based on price and the sites visited, this tour would... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Price, quality of historical coverage and pace of the tour was great. Organic lunch excellent. Not only did we tour St John Cathedral and burial place, Mary's house, ancient Ephesus, rug making and tile making facilities (which during the hot season does provide a nice break). Also visited a . small Mosque Our guide J-la was very informative and knowledgeable.... More

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Washington State
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We were in port for one day from the Celebrity Silhouette, and had booked the Didyma, Melitus, Ephesus and Terrace Houses tour. I really liked the tour options that Ephesus Deluxe listed on their site and that they had all the prices listed. This is a jam packed day, but I highly recommend making the drive out to Didyma and... More

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