Things to Consider in Ephesus Tours
Many of the people who has a travel to Turkey do not want to miss a Private Tour in Ephesus. Because, Ancient City of Ephesus is one of the best preserved Roman Cities in the world and having an Ephesus tour is a privilege for the visitors of Turkey.
There are many things to consider if you are joining an Ephesus Tour. First of all if you arrange an Ephesus Tour, your Ephesus Tour guide must be graduated from The National School of Guiding and hold the official licence issued by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism needed to work. Because, nobody can guide in Ephesus without a licence, this is a big crime. On the other hand, your Ephesus Tour Company must be a member of TURSAB ( Association of Turkish Travel Agencies ). The tour companies in Kusadasi make a package of Ephesus Private Tour that contains Licensed Ephesus Tour guide, Air-conditioned and non-smoking Mercedes van with separate driver. The private transportation to Ephesus is very important, it must be an air-conditioned van since the area of Ephesus is very hot in the summer.
During the tour of Ephesus Tour, the Ephesus Tour Guide will start to Private Ephesus Tour from upper gate of Ephesus, so a driver is a must since the driver will leave you at upper gate , then wait you at lower gate. So, you do not need to go to upper gate of Ephesus to meet your driver. Ephesus tickets are important. Because, Ancient City of Ephesus is always busy, the people wait so long in the linet o buy the tickets. So, you should choose a Ephesus Tour Company that arrange the tickets in advance in order to skip all huge ticket lines. If you have children under 8, you should document the age of your children for free entry. All the people over 8 must buy ticket to Ephesus.
Since there is not so much shade in Ephesus, an umbrella is highly recommended during Ephesus Private Tour. Beside the umbrella, you should take your sun glasses, sun cream and hat. One of the most important things to consider in Ephesus is a comfortable shoes and clothes. Since all Ephesus Shore Excursions involve some walking, we highly recommend that to wear comfortable low-heeled shoes and casual clothes.