Private Tour and Shore Excursion
Antalya – Turkey

Mediterranean Cruise Shore Excursion
Private Air Conditioned Vehicle
Private Chauffer and Private Guide

Combine With your Celebrity Cruise
Crystal Cruise, Princess Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line,
or any other Mediterranean cruise

The 2nd century Roman Temple of Apollo in Side, Antalya, Turkey.
The 2nd century Roman Temple of Apollo in Side, Antalya, Turkey.
W. Lloyd MacKenzie, via Flickr

Arrive ANY DAY! This is the perfect add on to your Crystal Cruises or other Mediterranean cruise.

Extensions are available to Cappadocia, Bodrum or you may start your land tour in Istanbul then we bring you back to Kusadasi to board your cruise. Add Izmir Private tour, Kusadasi Shore Excursion, or combine with a cruise shore excursion in Istanbul. More cruise shore excursions in Greece, or Egypt.

Antalya No.1

THE ANCIENT CITY OF PERGE AND ASPENDOS – Full day tour: 8 Hours
Board your private air-conditioned vehicle to journey back in time to the ancient city of Perge, founded by Greek settlers following the Trojan Wars. Alexander the Great briefly used Perge as a base of operations, and St. Paul visited the city during his missionary journeys. The site was abandoned during the Arab invasions of the 7th century.

As you approach Perge, the 2nd century Roman amphitheater comes into view. Visit the stadium, one of the best preserved in all of Eastern Mediterranean, on this site you can see the city ramparts and the Roman city gate complex, the most fascinating part of the city. Also see the Nymphaion, the Propylaion, the baths and the agora.

Continue by coach to Aspendos, which boasts a complete aqueduct system, parts of which are still standing, also the most well-preserved ancient Roman Theater in the world is here. As many as 20,000 people can be seated here and the acoustics is so good that a whisper or even a pin drop can be heard from the very top gallery. The theater is still used today for concerts and theatrical presentations.

Drive to Antalya for a delicious lunch on your own. In the afternoon visit old town, the ancient Attalia. Visit the Antalya Archeological Museum. See the artifacts from the excavations at the ancient sites of the region and the ethnographic collection of the nomads of Anatolia. Later drive through the modern day town and the old town then drive back to the piers and your cruise ship. Bon Voyage.

Antalya No. 2

SIDE & ASPENDOS – Full day tour: 8 Hours
After meeting your guide, depart port and drive through the fertile lands to the Ancient City of Side. In the language of Anatolia "Side" means Pomegranate. From inscriptions it appears that Side dates back to the Hittite Period. The city was constructed on a peninsula and was a Hellenistic and Roman town, protected by city and sea walls. One's attention is particularly drawn to the city gates and walls, as well as many remains of aqueducts which brought water from the foothills of the Taurus Mountains and the surrounding country. Explore the beautifully preserved 15,000 spectator amphitheater, colonnaded streets, old city walls, roman baths, fountains, cisterns, aqua ducts, temples and agora.

Continue by coach to Aspendos, which boasts a complete aqueduct system, parts of which are still standing, also the most well-preserved ancient Roman Theater in the world is here. As many as 20,000 people can be seated here and the acoustics is so good that a whisper or even a pin drop can be heard from the very top gallery. The theater is still used today for concerts and theatrical presentations.

Enjoy lunch at the Belek country club, set in beautiful landscape gardens and specializing in modern innovative Turkish cuisine.

In the afternoon continue to Antalya, the ancient Attalia. Drive thru the modern day town and the old town, before returning back to your ship.

Aegean and Mediterranean
Escapades - Port Trips - Cruise Shore Excursions

Designed for cruise passengers seeking a more personal service, or a more upscale way of enjoying shore excursions. Arrive on Oceania Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Princess or other Mediterranean cruises. Port trips, shore excursions and ground transportation in the Mediterranean. We cater to your needs and custom tailor, from 2 to 2000 passengers. If you are among those who wish to break away from the crowd and experience a more intimate experience. Families and children are always welcome. You'll always have your PRIVATE air conditioned vehicle and private guide.

RATES per person in USD $ for the Full Day

Minimum
Private Touring
One guest
US$ 230
Two - Nine Guests
( Rate is per person)
US$ 197
Ten Guests ( Rate is per person)
US$ 165
Twenty Guests ( Rate is per person)
US$ 150


Rate includes:

  • Private Guided sightseeing
  • Private air conditioned vehicle
  • All entrance fees.
  • Roundtrip transfers
  • Lunch (during the full day)

Rate doesn't include:

  • Any International air fare.
  • Visa Fee
  • Trip/travel insurance
  • Tips to driver and guide


We will provide deluxe sedans for our valued VIP guests
Or Deluxe air conditioned vehicle

Private Cruise Ship Shore Excursions in Greece & Turkey

The cruise regular shore excursion are generally a good introduction to the city, most of the seasoned cruise travelers prefer to go sightseeing with a private guide.

The difference between ship organized and private tours is best described as "package versus tailor-made." Some people may feel all right joining a large tour group whereas sometimes it is difficult to hear the guide and the group moves only as fast as its slowest participant.

Others may not get their questions answered at all as there may be twenty other people in the group trying to do the same.

In contrast, a small tour group with tailor-made program is way more enjoyable and ensures personal attention for everyone. You will spend as much time as you want.

Therefore, if you want to maximize your limited time, the private escorted tour tailored to your unique wishes and interests is an ideal solution.

All our private shore excursions tours are carefully designed to give you the best possible experience. Our knowledgeable, friendly and qualified tour guide and driver will ensure that your visit ashore is truly memorable. When you tour with us in Turkey as part of a private shore excursion, your tour guide will get you into sites without waiting in lines that is especially valuable given the limited time you have to spend in Turkey.

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Featured Review

What others say about our shore excursions:

Just returned on Sunday, everything in Turkey was wonderful. Our guide was terrific and we enjoyed thoroughly. we only wished we could have spent more time in Turkey, we definitely will go back and spend more time. Thanks so much.

John Schosheim