Greece & Turkey Discovered by Gulet

from $2204/per person

15-day Greece & Turkey Discovered by Gulet is the perfect summer trip. Lose yourself in mazes of white-washed streets in Mykonos before swimming the volcanic beaches of Santorini. Fly off to Istanbul for some cultural discovery, amazing landmarks and bazaar shopping. Drive through the impressive must-see sites of Turkey including Gallipoli, Troy and ancient Ephesus. Then aboard your gulet cruise for 3 days and recharge sailing under the sun. Soak in the magical landscape at Pamukkale before flying over Cappadocia decorated by fairy-chimneys.

15 Day
Greece / Turkey
Starts in / Ends in
Mykonos / Istanbul
Departs on
Hotel Rating
2 & 3 & 4 & 5 Star

Sight Visited

  • Asklepion

    The Asklepion is a famed ancient medical center built in honor of Asclepius, the god of healing. It was also the world's first psychiatric hospital.

  • Athens

    You will fall in love with the perfect combination of culture, history and the dynamic contemporary life in one of the oldest cities in the world.

  • Blue Mosque
    Blue Mosque

    The exterior features a beautiful cascade of domes and six minarets and blue Iznik tiles adorn the interior giving the building its unofficial but commonly used name.

  • Cappadocia

    A region of exceptional natural and man-made wonders. Take the chance to discover underground cities carved into rock, fairy chimneys and many more...

  • Ephesus

    The best preserved ancient town in Turkey, Ephesus embarks you on a journey to ancient times while roaming the streets.

  • Fethiye

  • Gallipoli

    Lone Pine, Chunuk Bair, Anzac Cove, Johnston's Jolly, North Beach, Ari Burnu, Hell Spit, Brighton Beach, Shrapnel Valley, Artillery Raod, Quinn's Road and more…

  • Hagia Sophia
    Hagia Sophia

    The Hagia Sophia, among the Seven Wonders of the World, awaits you with all its magnificence. The hundreds of years old structure will fascinate you on sight.

  • Istanbul

  • Mykonos

    Greece’s most famous with blue flag beaches, whitewashed streets and vibrant nightlife. You won’t want to leave the ‘The Island of the Winds’!

  • Pamukkale

    Home of the world-famous travertines, the cotton castle. You will witness the unusual and beautiful scenery just near the ancient city of Hierapolis, the ancient cure center.

  • Saklikent

    This huge canyon is a natural beauty where you can do trekking to reach to breathtaking sceneries and secret waterfalls.

  • Santorini

    The most beautiful sunset in the world… This volcanic island has unique scenery with its multi-colored cliffs and beaches. Pour yourself a glass of wine and enjoy.

  • Topkapi Palace
    Topkapi Palace

    Home of the Sultans, heart of the Ottoman Empire… Roam through the royal palace of the Ottomans and follow their footsteps to see their most valued treasures.

  • Troy

    The legendary city where you can outline layers of ruins of cities built on top of each other and visit the famous Trojan horse, awaits you.


Day 1: Mykonos
Welcome to Greece! We meet at 2pm in the lobby for a fast and informal meeting where you will be given some country information and the lowdown of how the week will unfold. There is an optional group dinner tonight to meet your fellow travellers.
  • Included Activities: Welcome meeting, Orientation walk in Mykonos
  • Optional Activities: Group dinner
  • Meals: No
Day 2: Mykonos
You have a free day in Mykonos. Mykonos Town (Chora) is the picturesque Greek island, with fishing boats bobbing side by side with luxury boats, the whitewashed streets, beaches, restaurants and bars; you will not be short of things to explore.
  • Optional Activities: Delos Island Tour
  • Meals: Breakfast
Day 3: Mykonos, Santorini
Next up: Santorini! After our ferry ride, we will wander through the old town of Fira to get our bearings. Santorini is an island formed by volcanic activity. It has been said that the sunsets here are the best in the world. From the Caldera, watch an epic sunset with breathtaking views of the volcano & neighbouring islands. See why the white-washed houses and blue domed churches make Santorini the iconic postcard city of Greece.
  • Included Activities: Orientation walk in Santorini
  • Optional Activities: No
  • Meals: Breakfast
Day 4: Santorini
Today we have free time to explore the Island. Santorini has a number of gorgeous beaches, of every different colour – black beach, red beach, white beach, Vlichada (nude beach)… and it is known to have some of the most beautiful sunsets in the world; sip on a cocktail while watching mother nature’s artistic talent displayed across the sky! Take an optional quad biking tour around the island or see an active crater and hot springs on an optional volcano tour.
  • Optional Activities: Volcano tour, Quad biking tour
  • Meals: Breakfast
Day 5: Santorini, Athens , Istanbul ( By Flight )
It's time to say goodbye to Greece and hello to Turkey. In the morning we will take a ferry from Santorini back to Athens and from there we will fly to Istanbul. Once we land, keep your eyes open for the Travel Talk sign, as we pick you up from the airport and take you to our Istanbul hotel.  The evening is free for you to explore the magnificent city of Istanbul. 
  • Included Activities: No
  • Optional Activities: No
  • Meals: Breakfast
Day 6: Istanbul
Meet at the hotel lobby at 6:30pm as for a fast and informal meeting with the your tour guide including some information about the adventures ahead. Later, there will be an optional group dinner to get to know the rest of your group.
  • Included Activities: Welcome meeting in Istanbul
  • Optional Activities: Group dinner
  • Meals: Breakfast
Day 7: Istanbul
After breakfast, we will wander through the old town of  Istanbul on a guided city tour. We will be ticking off bucket list sights like the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, majestic Topkapi Palace and the Hagia Sophia Museum.
  • Included Activities: Istanbul guided city tour
  • Optional Activities: Bosphorus cruise
  • Meals: Breakfast
Day 8: Istanbul, Gallipoli
Today we depart Istanbul for the shores of Gallipoli. We will pay our respects to those who have fallen as we visit all the important memorial sites in the region including Anzac Cove, Chunuk Bair and Lone Pine.
  • Included Activities: Gallipoli Sightseeing
  • Optional Activities: No
  • Meals: Breakfast, dinner
Day 9: Gallipoli, Troy, Kusadasi
After breakfast, it's time to hit the road for our first stop of the day, the ancient city of Troy. More than just a Hollywood blockbuster, visit the setting of Homer's epic, Iliad, and see the ancient city ruins. Don't forget to get a pic of the famous wooden horse. In the evening we arrive to the coastal town of Kusadasi.
  • Included Activities: Troy sightseeing
  • Optional Activities: No
  • Meals: Breakfast, dinner
Day 10: Ephesus, Fethiye, Gulet, Yassı Islands
Our first stop today is the spectacular, well preserved ancient city of Ephesus. Ephesus was cited in the book of Revelations, and historians believe the Gospel of John was written here. Famed for the Temple of Artemis which was completed around 550 BC and is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. In the afternoon we will depart for Fethiye where we will embark on our traditional Turkish gulet boat and sail to amazing Yassica Islands for a swim. We will have dinner and stay overnight on our boat.
  • Included Activities: Ephesus Sightseeing, Gulet Cruise on Fethiye & Yassi Islands
  • Optional Activities: No
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 11: Gulet Cruise, Gocek Gulf, Tersane, Bedri Rahmi Bay, Sunken Bath/Cleopatra
After breakfast at Yassi Islands we will cruise to Tersane for a swimming break and lunch. We will then sail to Bedri Rahmi Bay for another swimming stop.  We’ll sail to yet another amazing spot at Sunken Bath area for dinner and place for our Gulet to spend a night. This place is also known as Cleopatra Bay or Sunken Bath Bay, due to the beautiful underwater ruins of an old bath.
  • Included Activities: Gulet Cruise on the Mediterranean & Bedri Rahmi Bay, Cleopatra/Sunken Bath
  • Optional Activities: No
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 12: Gulet Cruise, Boncuklu Bay, Fethiye Marina
Another day in paradise! After breakfast, we will anchor at Boncuklu Bay for our last swimming break and lunch. We will the make our way to Fethiye for you to explore its shops and buzzing atmosphere. After dinner back on the boat, get amongst Fethiye famous nightlife.
  • Included Activities: Gulet Cruise on the Med & Boncuklu Bay & Fethiye Marina
  • Optional Activities: No
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 13: Fethiye, Pamukkale
It's time to get your cameras out, because today is a photographers dream! Today we will visit Pamukkale, or ‘cotton castle’ in Turkish. Pamukkale is a natural site that contains hot springs and travertine, giving the appearance of terraces made by carbonate minerals left by the flowing water. Spend time bathing in its pools, or explore the natural and unusual landscape.
  • Included Activities: Pamukkale Sightseeing
  • Optional Activities: No
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 14: Pamukkale, Cappadocia
Today is a big day, as we jump on the road to Cappadocia where we visit the world famous Underground City. A region of exceptional natural and man-made wonders, characterised by fairy chimneys and unique historical and cultural heritage.
  • Included Activities:  Derinkuyu Underground City, Ihlara Valley sightseeing
  • Optional Activities: Turkish bath
  • Meals: Breakfast, dinner
Day 15: Cappadocia, Istanbul ( By Flight )
After breakfast we begin exploring all the important sights in Cappadocia including the Goreme Open Air Museum, Cavusin, Uchisar, Pigeon Valley. In the evening we fly to Istanbul, your tour ends in Istanbul Airport at 9:30pm, please book your flights accordingly.
  • Included Activities: Goreme Open Air Museum, Cavusin, Uchisar, Pigeon Valley Sightseeing, Fly back to Istanbul
  • Optional Activities: Hot Air Ballooning, Turkish Night
  • Meals: Breakfast
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The tour price covers the following services:


3 & 4 & 5 Star Hotels | Gulet cruise from Fethiye in ensuite cabins.


14 breakfasts | 2 Lunch | 7 dinners


Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus | Economy class ferry

Tour Leader

Services of experienced Travel Talk tour leaders | Services of experienced Travel Talk guide, licenced by the Ministry of Tourism in Turkey


International Flight between Athens and Istanbul. Domestic Flight between Cappadocia and Istanbul.


Arrival airport transfer in Turkey

What is not included in the tour price?

  • Any flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not stated in the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips & gestures
  • Visa fees
  • Entrance fees to the sights and museums
  • Optional activities
  • Other services not stated in the itinerary


This hotel is located in Tourlos area, very close to central Mykonos, offers an outdoor swimming pool and wi-fi all around the hotel.


New Haroula hotel is located in the centre of Fira, the capital of Santorini. The hotel offers an outdoor pool and free access to Wi-Fi. All air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a fridge, satellite TV and a balcony overlooking the pool or the bougainvillea garden.


This hotel has a seafront location in the Aegean coast, only 250 metres from the beach. The hotel offers an outdoor pool and a terrace with panoramic views of the sea and Kusadasi Marina. The air-conditioned rooms of Marina Hotel Kusadasi include a minibar and an LCD TV with satellite channels.



The 5-star hotel in Gallipoli is a perfect place to relax and prepare for the upcoming big tour. The large swimming pool and the delicious open buffet add up to the comfortable rooms they offer.


This hotel offers an absolute relaxation with it’s hot thermal pools & spa center.


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