Overview

This summer why not cruise by traditional wooden gulet over the sparkling waters of Turkey and Greece. Departing from Bodrum (Turkey) this sailing adventure includes various islands of the Dodecanese group. Enjoy a night out in Kos, visit the monastery of St Joan in Patmos and the churches of Lipsi, swim with the fish in Aquarium bay.

Tour itinerary

Day 01 - Bodrum (Turkey)
Boarding starts at 15:30 in Bodrum Harbor. Welcome by the captain, enjoy first dinner onboard and overnight in Bodrum Harbour.
meals: dinner included

Day 02 - Kos (Greece)
After breakfast & once customs formalities completed, cruise to the Greek island of Kos. This is the 2nd largest of the 12 islands that compose the Dodecanese group. Home to a 560-year-old tree, a 211-year-old fountain and a 290km long beach.
meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner included

Day 03 - Pserimos & Leros (Greece)
Begin to cruise early in the morning to Pserimos Island for breakfast and a swimming break. Then to beautiful island of Leros, a mountainous, green island with high cliffs and many small bays and villages. After lunch and swimming break in Xerakampos, anchor at Lakki Harbour or Agia Marina Port located in the east. You should visit Platanos the main city of Leros with steep stairs, narrow streets, and flower gardens. From Platanos you can take the 300 steps leading up the Castle of Leros.
meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner included

Day 04 - Patmos (Greece)
Early morning cruise to Patmos and enjoy a swimming break in once of its bays. Patmos is not a big island, but it is one of the best known, it was here that St. John completed the last part of 'The Apocalypse of John'.
meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner included

Day 05 - Lipsi (Greece)
Set sail to Lipsi Island with a swimming break at one of the many small islands in front of Lipsi. On Lipsi Island there are beautiful sandy beaches, like Platis and Giolos with their crystal green waters. The capital, with its white houses, numerous taverns, cafeterias and restaurants, is located in the small natural port. The Church of the Catopanaghia, constructed in the 7th century, deserves a visit, along with the Church of Panopanaghia from the 15th century.
meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner included

Day 06 - Kalimnos (Greece)
Enjoy a swimming break in a beautiful bay around Kalimnos Island, then enter Pothia Harbor which is the capital of the island. The islanders have for centuries ensured their livelihood through sponge diving. There are nice beaches such as Massouri, Mirties and Vlyhadia around the island.
meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner included

Day 07 - Akvaryum & Bodrum (Turkey)
Re-enter to Turkey and a swimming break in the beautiful waters of Akvaryum (Aquarium) where you can see fish swimming below you. Last dinner and overnight spent in Bodrum Harbour.
meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner included

Day 08 - Disembark in Bodrum
By 10:30, after breakfast, it is time to bid a fond farewell and disembark.

A Customer Review

We are now back in Canada and very much missing the hustle and bustle of Turkey and its people. Thank you very much for all your assistance with coordinating and booking our travel arrangements and making all the various decisions involved with such a unique tour easy for us. We were so impressed with your attention to details, your support during our time there and valuable suggestions that made a big difference in our enjoyment. Please thank all the people involved with making this trip wonderful for us, especially Ebrahim and Huseyin, and we know we will be back some day soon! Warm regards, Zaynab

-Zaynab

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What's included?

  • 07 nights on gulet in private cabin with ensuite
  • Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea & dinner onboard
  • During the meals water is served free of charge
  • Clean bed linen & bath towels on arrival (beach towels not provided)
  • Use of equipment on board (flippers, snorkel, fishing tackle etc.)
  • Yacht insurance (advised to take out your own individual travel insurance)
  • Charter & berth taxes, harbour & port procedures
  • Crew service, ship water, diesel & gasoline expenses
  • Important: A/C use on vessel for up to 8hrs per day

    Excludes:
  • Individual custom fees on arrivals and departures in Turkey & Greece
  • Alcoholic/non-alcoholic drinks including bottled water, can be purchased from onboard bar.
  • Optional land tours and entrance fees to historical sites and museums
  • Items not mentioned in the included section

Notes

  • Every Sunday from May to October
  • Cabin Charter Rates (per person in double):
    400Euro between 15/05-21/05 & 02/10-15/10
    500Euro between 22/05-11/06 & 18/09-01/10
    600Euro between 12/06-02/07
    730Euro between 03/07-30/07 & 28/08-17/09
    850Euro between 31/07-27/08
  • Can be combined with other travel in Turkey
  • Important: A/C on vessel for up to 8hrs daily

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