Get Prepared for Ephesus Day Trip from Bodrum
Before getting into the details about the places that we will visit through the Bodrum Ephesus tour, we will give some information about the things that you should know before departing.
- First of all, Ephesus tour requires a lot of walking (by that we will be able to explore deeply), thus, it is not suitable for the guests with walking difficulties.
- Secondly, since we will be walking under the sun, to protect yourelf from the harmful effects of the sun rays, you should bring your hat, sun cream and sunglasses with you.
- Thirdly, you may want to bring some snacks and a bottle of water with you.
- And lastly, to be able to enjoy the tour to the fullest, you should wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
To start our Ephesus tour from Bodrum, we will pick you up from your hotel in Bodrum by our fully-equipped tour bus in the morning. When you get on the bus, you will meet our licensed and professional guide who will give detailed information about the places that we will see; thus, the 2-hour ride will be entertaining and informative.
The Breakfast Nearby the Bafa Lake
The first stop of tour will be a local restaurant near the Bafa Lake, both for having a break and having a delicious breakfast. By paying for an extra fee, you will be able to enjoy an open buffet breakfast. If you do not want to pay, you can eat the things that you have brought with you.
Turkish Delight Factory
Since we will lose lots of energy while exploring the textures of anciency, we will visit a Turkish Delight factory as a sweet start. In there, you will be able to observe the process of creating those delicious, smooth cubes step by step. In the facility, you will also be able to purchase them. Then, we will head to our next stop.
The Temple of Artemis
In the Selcuk district of Izmir, we will observe seven wonders of the ancient world, The Temple of Artemis. The goddess of moon, virginity and hunt, and the sister of Aphrodite, Athena and Apollo, you will be able to learn the significance of her through the Greek mythology, thanks to our guide. Also, the ruins of the temple will be waiting for you to connect to the ancient worlds by observing and touching to them.
House of Virgin Mary
Next in our Bodrum Ephesus tour, we will head to House of Virgin Mary. The house is made of rocks completely and it is important due to some claims which supports that Mary has lived her last days in this house. While learning the entire story by our guide, you will feel that you are a special traveler because of witnessing that ambiance of this holy place.
The Ancient City of Ephesus
After leaving the House behind, we will get to the main core of our Bodrum Ephesus tour, Ephesus, the ancient site. Carrying the striking textures of Romans in its ruins such as columns, baths, gates, streets, altars, temples, marbles, theaters and libraries; Ephesus is a world heaven for knowledge seekers about the life in ancient times.
In a very large area we will walk, and have the related information about the important sections of the site such as The Library of Celsus, the grand open-air theatre, The Odeon, The Temple of Hadrian, The Temple of the Sebastoi, The Tomb of Pollio, Basilica of St. John and more. Briefly, there will be many things to observe and learn, and you will be capable of completing both of them.
When we expand our minds and cultural accumulation, we will get on the bus and depart from Ephesus to Bodrum. After 2-hour ride, you will get to your hotel and our satisfying Ephesus tour will end successfully.