Bodrum Ephesus Tour

Joining in Bodrum Ephesus Tour is a great opportunity for ones who want to diversify their holiday in Bodrum by visiting one of the most important ancient cities of Turkey.

If you have swum, sunbathed and enjoyed the lovely streets of Bodrum as much as you could; now, it might be a perfect time to expand your mind and cultural accumulation by visiting the remains of Romans and Byzantines in the large area of Ephesus.

Moreover, the route of our Ephesus day trip from Bodrum is not limited with the items in the boundaries of site of Ephesus; there are other places to visit, too.

If you wonder what they are and how this tour will be like, you can read following paragraphs and learn everything you wonder below.

  • Adults:£32
  • Children (7-12):£16
  • Infants (0-6):£0

Note: For Availability, Check The Calendar

Tour Days: Wednesday and Saturday

Transfer Times:

Turgutreis: Apx. 05:45

Yalıkavak: Apx. 05:45

Gündoğan: Apx. 06:00

Bitez, Gümbet, Bodrum City Center: Apx. 06:30

Tour End Time: 19:30

07:00: Departure from Bodrum
08:20: Breakfast at Canlı Balık Restaurant by the Lake.(30 min.)
(served on an open buffet-Not included)

09:00: Departure from the restaurant to Selçuk(On the way to the ancient city of Ephesus,a general information about the country and the city is given)

10:45: Arrival to Selçuk (Ephesus) and visit to Gold Outlet. Getting the tips of the jewelery art. See the best of the jewelery

13:45: Lunch at the nearby town Selçuk(Included)(Traditional Turkish dishes,served on open buffet) After visiting Ephesus.

14:30:Optional visit to Virgin Mary House.

16:00:Departure for Bodrum.

17:30: Refreshment break for 15 minutes in at Bafa Lake.

19:30: Arrival back in Bodrum.


From/to hotel transfer service

Entrance fees

English speaking professional guide




Entrance to The House of Virgin Mary

Personal expenses

0-6 years not guaranteed for a seat on the bus

  • We kindly request our guests to be ready by the hotel’s reception 10 minutes before departure time.
  • Pick-up transfers may last from 20 minutes to 30 minutes due to heavy traffic.
  • Tour programs and prices may change without prior notice. Any increase in museum entrance fees will be reflected in the prices.

Bodrum Ephesus Tour – Get Prepared

Before giving the details, we will give some tips about how to prepare your bag and things you should consider before meeting us.

  • Firstly, since Bodrum Ephesus Tour consists of many places to explore by walking, it is not suitable for guests with walking difficulties.
  • Secondly, we will be walking under the sun. Therefore, to avoid sun burns, you should bring your hat, sun cream and sunglasses. Also, taking a bottle of water and some snacks with you might be a good idea, too.
  • Thirdly, the lunch is including the price.
  • And lastly, we recommend you to wear comfortable clothes and shoes in order to be comfortable completely during the entire Ephesus Tour.

The Route of Bodrum Ephesus Tour

The route of this day trip is capable of meeting your expectations from beginning to end by gathering various places all of which are full of important historical information. For the details, you can read the next lines and learn the entire program of Ephesus day trip.

The Start

In the early hours of morning (such as at 6:30 am), we will pick you and your belongings up from your hotel in Bodrum by our fully-equipped, modern and comfortable vehicle to start our tour officially. After all of our guests take their seats in the bus, we will depart from Bodrum to Ephesus.

A Break near Bafa Lake

During the road trip, we will visit Bafa Lake to have a breakfast break. In there, you can pay for a delicious buffet breakfast, or you can enjoy the foods that you have brought with you. In companion with a wonderful view of Bafa Lake, we will eat and drink to get our bodies ready to explore the ancient texture!

Remains of Temple of Artemis

After the break, we will take the roads again, and after nearly 3 hours in total (starting from the hotel transfer), we will reach to our first stop of Bodrum Ephesus Tour, Temple of Artemis (Temple of Diana). This place is famous for its title of being one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Even if there are a few pieces of the remains now, you can view the “estimated” design of it while you are learning the story of it which will be provided by our professional tour guide.

House of Virgin Mary

Next stop will be House of Virgin Mary. Made of rocks, this house is believed being the shelter of last days of Virgin Mary.

That is why, its atmosphere, decoration, design and aura will strike you, especially if you are interested in the Christianity-themed stories.

After learning further information about this place, we will head to the main stop of our Bodrum Ephesus Tour.

The Ancient City of Ephesus

The ancient city of Ephesus will charm you at the first sight by being capable of standing nearly as a whole after witnessing all those centuries!

Moreover, it reflects the texture of ancient Greek along with myths, stories and historical facts: thanks to our guide, you will learn them all!

In Ephesus, we will explore the most important remains from different time periods. Being worth-called as world heritages, we will see outstanding examples such as;

  • Library of Celsus,
  • The Gate of Augustus,
  • Tomb of John the Apostle at the Basilica of St. John,
  • The Odeon (theatre),
  • The Temple of Hadrian,
  • And agoras, Roman baths, streets, marbles and a lot more. In brief, during our visit, you will see the world history with another perspective.

The End

When our guided tour ends in Ephesus, we will unite, get on the bus and take to the roads from Ephesus to Bodrum. After nearly 2 hours 30 minutes, we will arrive to Bodrum. Then, we will take you to your hotel and end our Bodrum Ephesus Tour successfully.

If you like the content of our tour, you can book it online. If you have further questions, you can contact us. Also, to view other Bodrum excursions we arrange, you can visit the related page.

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