Ephesus is a great city for Holidays, Cultural and Historical Tours. Ephesus was an ancient port city whose well-preserved ruins are in modern-day Turkey. The city was once considered the most important Greek city and the most important trading center in the Mediterranean region. Throughout history, Ephesus survived multiple attacks and changed hands many times between conquerors. Its natural beauties, natural richness, historical texture, lake, river and beaches are all considered to be unique all over the world. It attracts many holidaymakers from 81 provinces of Turkey and from many continents of the world especially from Europe every year. If you would like to see something different in your life and if you like cooking or want to learn how to cook, we offer you a very special itinerary to learn very good Turkish cuisines with smiley and friendly Turkish people. In this tour package, you will not only have a chance to taste local foods but also you will learn how to cook them.
- Ancient City of Ephesus, Basilica St. John, Temple of Artemis, House of Virgin Mary, Cooking Lesson
Meet at the Izmir Airport and transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Ephesus. Overnight in Selcuk.
Pick up from your hotel and visit the ancient city of Ephesus including the Basilica of St. John. The Apostle Paul preached to the Ephesians and lived here for three years. This church also received an epistle from him. We tour the spectacular ruins where excavations still continue in this once great and important city, which was founded in the 10th century BC. Temple of Artemis, Ephesus ancient sites and Virgin Mary. Walkthrough history along marble streets lined with wonderful public buildings, among them the Baths of Scholastica, the Library of Celsus, the Temple of Hadrian and the Theatre. The Temple of Diana of the Ephesians, another of the seven wonders of the ancient world, was built in this city. We visit the Basilica of St. John. Visit The House of Virgin Mary. After the tour transfer back to your hotel in Ephesus. Overnight in Selcuk
(Breakfast and lunch included)
After breakfast, we take our guests from the hotel and depart to a local restaurant for your professional cooking lesson. You participate in your first Turkish cooking lesson, One of the best ways to learn about the Turkish Village lifestyle and the culture is learning how to cook Turkish cuisine from a local. The best location to do it is Ephesus in Kirazli village where you may not only learn how to cook but also enjoy the rest of the day in a typical Turkish village, and by the pool relaxing in the garden at Ephesus. After lunch, you will depart to the city center for free time and shopping before returning to your hotel.
After the tour drop back at your hotel. Overnight in Selcuk
After breakfast, the day is yours till your departure transfer to Izmir Airport. We will transfer you to Airport and you will fly back home.
We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Booking Tour. Thank you for choosing TravelShop Booking.
3 nights ath the Hitit hotel in Selcuk
PS: If This hotel list not available at the time of your booking then we will arrange similar other hotel for your group. If you prefer a Different category hotel, there might be an additional cost.
Guided Ephesus CityTour
Guided Cooking Lesson & Shopping Tour
Professional English - speaking tour guides
Arrival transfer from Izmir Airport to Ephesus.
Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non - smoking coach
Return transfer from Hotel to Izmir Airport
All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
Hotel Room Taxes, Tours & Transfer Taxes
International and Domestic Flights
Insurance: All types
Turkey entry visa
Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the included section
Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers
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