8 Day Deluxe Gulet Yacht Experience Bodrum. Unveil Turkey’s Timeless Treasures and Modern Splendors on this Coastal Odyssey Turkey’s profound cultural heritage stands proudly amidst the ancient ruins of Knidos, Datca, and the Gulf of Fethiye. Embark on a captivating journey along the enchanting Turkish coastline, adorned with picturesque fishing villages and lush pine forests, spanning over eight days from Bodrum to Gocek.

  • Destination

  • Departure

    Bodrum
  • Departure Time

    Please arrive by 9:15 AM for a departure at 9:30 AM.
  • Return Time

    9:15 AM - 17 PM
  • Dress Code

    Casual, comfortable athletic clothing, hat and light jacket.
  • Included

    5 Star Accommodation
    Airplane Transport
    Airport Fast Track
    Breakfast
    Dinner
    Personal Guide
  • Not Included

    Departure Taxes
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DAY 1

Bodrum, steeped in Bohemian allure since the early 20th century, when dissident artists and writers sought refuge in its idyllic embrace, has emerged as a haven for modern-day tourists. The formidable crusader castle, crafted by the Knights of St. John, hosts the Mediterranean’s premier underwater archaeological museum, boasting relics from what is believed to be the world’s oldest shipwreck, dating back to the Bronze Age. Following embarkation, luxuriate in a leisurely sail to Mersincik, nestled across the bay from Gekova (20 nm), where a serene anchorage, ensconced within pine-clad shores and crystal-clear waters, beckons for an invigorating inaugural swim.
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DAY 2: KNIDOS AND PALAMUTBUKU

Knidos, an ancient settlement nestled at the southwestern tip of the Datca Peninsula, unveils its splendor in the bay of the erstwhile Carian city, a pivotal component of the Dorian Hexapolis. Immerse yourself in pristine waters for a refreshing swim and snorkeling adventure amidst a submerged breakwater, preceding a visit to the awe-inspiring historical enclave ashore. Palamutbuku, a hidden gem along the Datca peninsula, boasts a quaint harbor embellished with a sprawling beachfront, complemented by a medley of eateries and boutiques vending local delicacies such as almonds, honey, and artisanal soap.
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DAY 3: KALABOSHI AND DATCA

Indulge in a sumptuous luncheon and exhilarating water sports interlude at the Bay of Kalaboshi before proceeding to Datca. Nestled midway along the eponymous peninsula, Datca stands as a veritable yachting paradise, replete with scenic coves and expansive bays that epitomize the region’s allure.
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Day 4 : SELIMIYE AND DIRSEK

Tranquil fishing hamlet of Selimiye graces a breathtaking bay just beyond Turgutkoy and Orhaniye, inviting exploration of its hilltop fortress, commanding panoramic vistas over the bay and the remnants of an ancient watchtower ensconced on a small islet within. Dirsekbuku, an eternal sanctuary of serenity, offers an idyllic overnight anchorage amidst pristine waters and verdant landscapes, setting the stage for a memorable onboard dining experience against a backdrop of pine-clad hills.
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Day 5 : BOZBURUN

Bozburun, where tourism, fishing, sponge diving, and apiculture reign supreme, lures with its renowned thyme honey and time-honored tradition of crafting gulet yachts. Preserved in its pristine state by stringent regulations, the peninsula offers a glimpse into a bygone era, where life unfolds at a leisurely pace.
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Day 6 : BOZUKKALE (LORYMA)

Bozukkale, once known as Loryma during the Hellenistic era, served as a bustling port city, its fortified castle walls bearing testament to its storied past. Embark on a scenic hike along the rugged terrain to behold panoramic vistas of the Greek islands of Symi and Rhodes, shrouded in the ethereal glow of dawn or dusk.
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Day 7 : EKINCIK, DALYAN RIVER AND LYCIAN ROCK TOMBS

Embark on an early morning escapade in the tranquil confines of Ekincik Bay, preceding a leisurely breakfast and a riveting riverboat excursion along the reed-fringed channels of the Dalyan River delta. Behold the majestic Lycian Rock Tombs, perched high upon cliff faces overlooking the river, before relishing a delectable riverside repast in the quaint town of Dalyan.
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Day 8 : GULF OF FETHIYA AND CLEOPATRA’S BATH

Immerse yourself in the tranquil waters of Cleopatra’s Bath, nestled within a picturesque bay ensconced by verdant pine forests. Explore the submerged ruins in the bay’s southwestern reaches before indulging in a rejuvenating swim and snorkeling session. Legend has it that Cleopatra herself graced these shores, immortalizing the site with the remnants of a Roman Bath, a testament to its timeless allure.
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Day 9: DALAMAN GULET TRANSFER

On your journey to Gocek, indulge in a final morning swim in one of the nearby anchorages. Gocek, a mere 20 minutes from Dalaman Airport, stands as a convenient embarkation or disembarkation point, concluding your enchanting voyage amidst the azure waters of the Turkish Riviera.

Tour Location

Turkey

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Cancellation Policy
- For cancellations made 30 days before the tour, 100% refund. ( Except for the % 15 Service Charge, Flight ticket, mandatory expenses, and Bank Commission,)
- For cancellations made 29 - 15 days before the tour, 50% refund. (Except for the Bank Commission, and mandatory expenses )
- For cancellations made 14 – 11 days before the tour, 30% refund.
- No refunds will be made on reservations made 10 days before the tour. %100 Penalty is applied.

Remarks
- Travel health insurance is mandatory.
- Sample hotels are confirmed on the date of booking in case of availability. Otherwise, similar hotels are booked.
- In the event of bad weather, time scarcity, traffic jams, and similar situations, the Guide may make changes to the tour program.
- The locations given in the itinerary can be changed with other places if they are closed.
- During the tours, you will be walking approximately 2 km every day on uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines, and steps.
- You must wear comfortable clothing, flat walking shoes, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen. in summer months and raincoats, warm clothes, winter walking shoes, umbrella, etc. in winter.
- The order of the sites visited may change to avoid crowds.
- You will need your passport at check-in for all domestic flights.
- Domestic flights are economy class. Luggage limit 15 Kg.