Sail Turkey (Bodrum-Gokova-Bodrum)

$299/per person

Explore the Turquoise Coast of Turkey – from Bodrum to Gokova! A fun filled week on board one of our beautiful traditional Turkish gulet yachts, discovering the fabulous Aegean coastline between Bodrum and Gokova. Visiting breathtaking scenery across the superb bays, hopping onto unspoilt islands and cruising turquoise water beaches along the way…

Duration
8 Day
Destination(s)
Turkey
Starts in / Ends in
Bodrum / Bodrum
Departs on
Saturdays
Hotel Rating
Superior Gulet
25-30 people

Sight Visited

  • Bodrum
    Bodrum

    There are plenty of beaches, restaurants and bars to enjoy in this highly popular touristic town.

  • Cleopatra Island
    Cleopatra Island

  • Kargili
    Kargili

  • Orak Island
    Orak Island

  • Papuc Burnu
    Papuc Burnu

  • Seven Island
    Seven Island

  • Tuzla
    Tuzla

Itinerary

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Day 1: Bodrum
Boarding starts at 15:30 from Bodrum Harbour. Please note that you do not have a tour leader on the boat. On the first day, our boat will be anchored at Bodrum Port for dinner and overnight stay. Bodrum or with its ancient name 'Halicarnassus' is the hometown of Herodotus; the 'Father of History'. The Castle of Saint Peter, the ruins of the Mausoleum of Mausolus (one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World) and the Myndos Gate (the gate through which Alexander the Great entered the city) are the must-sees here. If you are lucky enough, you can join one of the concerts taking place in a magical atmosphere of the Amphitheatre, which dates back to the Classical Era. If you feel lost surrounded by history all day, we have good news for you; Bodrum offers an astounding nightlife!
  • Meals; Dinner
2
Day 2: Orak Island - Çökertme
While you have breakfast, you will be informed about the cruise itinerary and the boat. Then we will cruise to Orak Island. Take the opportunity to swim in the crystal-blue waters of Orak Island and enjoy lunch. Later, we will sail to Çökertme, a small and picturesque fishing town, for dinner and overnight stay. If the weather conditions are permitting, it may be possible to use the sail on the way. Guests are welcome to take a short walk on the shore.
  • Included Activities; Gulet Cruise on Orak Island & Cokertme Bay
  • Optional Activities ; No
  • Meals; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
3
Day 3: Seven Island (Küfre - Long Port)-English Harbour
Early in the morning, before the breakfast, we will cruise to Seven Islands. You will experience another beautiful day in this region, full of many small islands and coral reef; it is recommended to dive, swim, sleep and rest. You can also enjoy a walk in the forests which are filled with pine trees. Our first stop in Seven Islands Region will be Küfre Bay. We will be anchoring at Uzun Liman (Long Port) for diner and overnight stay.
  • Included Activities; Gulet Cruise on Seven Islands & English Harbour
  • Optional Activities ; No
  • Meals; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
4
Day 4: Cleopatra(Sedir) Island-Karacasogut
We will cruise to Sedir (Cedrae) Island. This unique island, with its small beaches and crystal clear water, is like an open-air museum. Then our boat will sail to Karacasogut village for dinner and we will spend the night there. This lovely village is located at 25 km away from Marmaris. Therefore, it is possible to visit Marmaris via 'dolmus'(mini buses) if you want. We also have an optional tour to Dalyan - Caunos.
  • Included Activities; Gulet Cruise on Cleopatra Island & Karacasogut
  • Optional Activities ; No
  • Meals; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
5
Day 5: Longoz-Tuzla
Morning swimming will soon become a part of your daily activities. For lunch, our captain will cruise to Longoz Bay; another place like paradise, sheltered with huge pine forests. After lunch, you can enjoy a short walk in the forest and take a rest in Ali Baba's local shed-like cafe. Afterwards the gulet will be anchoring at Tuzla Bay to enjoy a swimming break in the turquoise-blue waters. Dinner and overnight stay at Tuzla.
  • Included Activities; Gulet Cruise on Longoz & Tuzla Bay
  • Optional Activities ; No
  • Meals; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
6
Day 6: Kargılı - Kisebükü (Alakısla Bükü)
We will be in Kargili Bay (Molla Ibrahim Bay) early in the morning. After lunch, we will be anchoring at Kisebuku (Alakisla Buku). Here you can see the ruins from Byzantines. We will spend the night in this lovely bay.
  • Included Activities; Gulet Cruise on Kargili & Kısebuku
  • Optional Activities ; No
  • Meals; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
7
Day 7: Pabuç Burnu - Yalıçiftlik - Bodrum
We will sail to Pabuçburnu after breakfast, and enjoy our lunch here. Tea will be served in Yalıçiftlik Bay. An optional village tour can be arranged for the guests wishing to experience local life. Then our boat will cruise back to Bodrum Port for the last day's dinner and overnight stay.
  • Included Activities;Gulet Cruise on Papucburnu & Yaliciftlik & Bodrum
  • Optional Activities ; Village Tour
  • Meals; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
8
Day 8: Bodrum
We will leave the boat by 10:30 after breakfast.
  • Meals; Breakfast
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Price ($)

The tour price and the local payment cover the following services:

Accommodation

Superior traditional Turkish gulet | Double cabin accommodation, with ensuite cabins.

Meals

7 breakfasts | 6 lunches | 7 dinners

Transportation

Gulet cruise around Bodrum and Gokova

Crew

Services of experienced captain and crew of the boat

What is not included in the tour price and local payment?

  • 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

GULET CRUISE


Turkish Traditional Gulet

Tour Review Scores And Breakdown

At Travel Talk we do not only provide excellent value for premium adventures, but also strive to exceed expectations in every aspect of our trips, which is reflected in an enviable 98.9% customer satisfaction for 2016. We believe that our affordable tours, quality accommodation, transportation and sightseeing tours combined with likeminded people, passionate tour leaders and the overall atmosphere of a Travel Talk tour have made these results. However, we are never ones to rest on our laurels, and we continually try to improve on this year after year; and what do we get out of this? The satisfaction of our travellers!

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Thatschaini Kugathasan

Very interesting and informative.Good to see local craft production in action.

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Alicia Houston

A couple of quiet nights at places where there wasn’t a lot to do. Otherwise was an absolutely incredible trip that I will definately recommend. Atmosphere and food was brilliant.

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Angela Chai

Staff were friendly & helpful all the time. Good variety of places visited & enjoyed stopping off for swims. Tour leader was extremely helpful & gave us lots of information.

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Brendan Clarke

The collection of travellers on this trip has been amazing. The crew were very helpful and committed to providing excellent service. The selected areas of travel were well-thought out, a very beautiful coountry with friendly people.

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Magdalina Bhebe

Our tour guide was brilliant. He was the the most helpful and friendly of all. My trip was really good. I will definetely recommend it to my family and friends. Thank u so much Travel Talk.

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Stephen Ratcliffe

Our tour guide was excellent,had a great local knowlegde. Can did everything he could to make the holiday great. He is a great representative for Travel Talk.

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