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Best of Ephesus Tours by Locals-Celsus Travel

#45 of 97 Tours in Kusadasi
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Address: Turkmen Mh. Istiklal Cd. No:9/2, Kusadasi 09400, Turkey
Phone Number: +90 256 613 01 08
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Sun - Sat 12:01 am - 11:59 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Since the foundation of the company by three tourism professionals in 2007,...

Since the foundation of the company by three tourism professionals in 2007, we have strived to promote Turkey as a cultural destination - A country rich in history and traditions with stunning landscapes and famously kind people. Our philosophy is based in three principles: quality, excellence and share our experiences for your best travel to Turkey. This is what makes the difference.

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$36*
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Ephesus Shared Tour for Cruise Passengers from Kusadasi Port
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$86*
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Shore Excursion: Adaland Aquapark and Ephesus Ancient City Tour from Kusadasi
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$53*
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Kusadasi Port to Sirince Village - Ephesus

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Had the best time

Sami was the best,even assisted my mom walking the steps Loved authentic Turkish food!!!! Enjoyed our private fashion show Unforgettable trip!!!

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5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
April D
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Baldwin, New York
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Baldwin, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sami was the best,even assisted my mom walking the steps Loved authentic Turkish food!!!! Enjoyed our private fashion show Unforgettable trip!!!

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Thank April D
Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very knowledgeable guide. His English was excellent. Our booking experience was also great. We had many add ons as people requested to join our tour and they did this with no problem. It was a shore excursion from a cruise We were also using the co for a tour in Istanbul but our ship did not stop... More 

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Evergreen, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

I have a mixed review. On one hand our guide was extremely knowledgable. On the other hand we felt that he had no interest in us at all. That should not be a requirement of a good guide, but it certainly makes for a better experience, if you can have a running conversation. We had guides in other places in... More 

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Thank Elaine M
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

I booked the Best of Ephesus Tour for a group of 6 during one of our cruise stops in Kudasai. It was a wonderful experience and highly recommended. Our tour guide Mehmet was great - very knowledgeable and entertaining! The driver was great as well, and the van was extremely comfortable in the hot summer heat in June! We felt... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

I came to Ephesus several years ago and took the ship's tour, it was VERY expensive and had over 30 people; I did not enjoy the experience. I wanted my return visit to be more satisfactory and ventured online to discover Celcus Tours, what a difference! it is a small company with individual service, just what I wanted. The staff... More 

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Haymarket, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We were met at the ship by Memhet Gokbora and drove off with a comfortable 6 passenger Mercedes van as well as a driver. We drove through the town of Kusadi (which means bird island) on our way to Ephesus. We first went to the house of the Virgin Mary where Mary lived until her death. Because we were on... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I have travelled to Turkey several times and highly recommend booking a private tour to see the sites. Our Celsus guide was a local that was very knowledgable of the area, friendly and accommodating of our preferences and requests. There are many sites to see around Kusadasi/Selcuk and I prefer to see them at my own pace and hit the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We were on the HAL Oosterdam cruise but decided to do a private tour to the Ephesus with Celsus Travel. So happy we did! We met with our guide at the cruise port and made the short drive to Ephesus. The Ancient City of Ephesus, Terrace Houses and the Temple of Artemis are filled with so much history. Our guide,... More 

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3 Thank litcatbel
Celsus T, Guest Relations Manager at Best of Ephesus Tours by Locals-Celsus Travel, responded to this review

Dear litcatbel , Thank you for taking the time out of your day to post your comment, We are glad to know that you had a great time with us! Our goal is to provide excellent services for our clients, it is rewarding to see our efforts recognized in your review. Hope to see you back soon! Kind Regards, Celsus... More 

Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We were cruising the Greek Isles with the Turkey and our cruise ship docked Kusadasi port. Our private tour from Kusadasi to Ephesus provided by Celsus Travel. Ms Ezgi the travel counselor answered all questions, in a very prompt and professional manner, which gave me great confidence in my booking. Mehmet Gokbara, our guide, was great, very knowledgeable about Ephesus... More 

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Celsus T, Guest Relations Manager at Best of Ephesus Tours by Locals-Celsus Travel, responded to this review

Dear Christine , Thank you for taking the time out of your day to post your comment, We are glad to know that you had a great time with us! Our goal is to provide excellent services for our clients, it is rewarding to see our efforts recognized in your review. Hope to see you back soon! Kind Regards, Celsus... More 

Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Everything was perfect! An excelent tour and good price. Our guide was nice and knowledgeable. If you want to see the main attractions, Celsus is your better option.

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Celsus T, Guest Relations Manager at Best of Ephesus Tours by Locals-Celsus Travel, responded to this review

Dear Karen & Romina , Thank you for taking the time out of your day to post your comment, We are glad to know that you had a great time with us! Our goal is to provide excellent services for our clients, it is rewarding to see our efforts recognized in your review. Hope to see you back soon! Kind... More 

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