Turkish Sailing

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Channel your inner sailor as you explore the stunning Turquoise Coast on a traditional gullet for the ultimate week of relaxation. Swim, snorkel & discover hidden hideaways or just work on your tan on deck in-between delicious home cooked treats.

Overview

Trip type
Small Ship Cruise
Lodging level
Luxury - 5 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Flexible schedule

Highlights

    • Visit Turkey's Turqouise Coast, including Bodrum and Orak Island
    • Visit Cokertme, English Harbour and Seven Islands
    • Visit Cleopatra Island, Karacasogut, Longoz and Tuzla
    • Visit Kargili, Kisebuku, Pabucburnu & Yaliciftlik

What's this trip about?

    Channel your inner sailor as you explore the stunning Turquoise Coast on a traditional gullet for the ultimate week of relaxation. Swim, snorkel & discover hidden hideaways or just work on your tan on deck in-between delicious home cooked treats.

Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityBodrum
End CityBodrum

Travel Themes

  • Cultural
  • National Parks
  • Nature & Wildlife
  • Sailing

Destinations

  • Asia
  • Turkey

Activities

  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing
  • Nature
  • Photography
  • Ruins & Archaeology
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling

Trip includes

    • Accommodation 7 nights accommodation on a traditional Turkish gulet boat
    • Port & visitors taxes Team A dedicated captain & crew Food 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners

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Itinerary

Travel Map

Day1: Start Bodrum

Meals: Dinner

Welcome to Bodrum! On arrival, make your way to the port to our traditional Turkish gulet & let the good times begin. Bodrum is one of the most popular spots on the Turkish coast. Surrounded by 32 islands & inlets, it’s packed with cute vi...

Day2: Bodrum to Cokertme via Orak Island

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

All aboard! Today we set sail for quiet Orak Island for a swim in the crystal-blue waters, complete with a tasty lunch on-board. It’s all about taking in the incredible coast on our way to Cokertme – there are plenty of spots ...

Day3: Cokertme to English Harbour via Seven Islands

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Wake up and check out the sunrise en route to the beautiful Seven Islands, famous for it’s dotted island landscape. First thing on the cards is breakfast, so fuel up as you have eventful day of exploring ahead. Next we will st...

Day4: English Harbour to Karacasogut

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Explorers could opt to visit Turtle Beach on Dalyan for a day trip to experience one of the famous mud-baths, it’s an amazing and unusual experience! First coat yourself in mud, wait till it’s dry, clean it off and relax in th...

Day5: Karacasogut to Ballisu via Cleopatra Island

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Next up: Cleopatra Island. This unique slice of paradise with its small beach, legendary stories & clear water is like an open-air museum, is regarded as one of the most special beaches in the world due to its amazing pict...

Day6: Ballisu to Pabucburnu via Kisebuku & Kargili

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Another relaxing morning and the trip is nearing its end! Today you’ll get the chance to catch the rays on deck before we reach Kargili Bay, the thick pine surroundings come right down to the water's edge in this sheltered bay...

Day7: Pabucburnu to Bodrum via Yaliciftlik

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

This morning starts with us discovering Pabucburnu & Yaliciftlik Bay. Chill out on the boat or head on land & experience the vibrant local life in the village on a ME Time optional Locally Guided tour, where you can le...

Day8: Depart Bodrum

Meals: Breakfast

The trip ends after breakfast when it’s time to swap email addresses & say goodbye to your travel buddies.

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Price From $635
Price per day$79
Last Updated: 2/23/2024

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What's excluded

    • International Flights
    • Passport and Visa Charges
    • Personal Expenses
Cancellation policy

Upon cancellation you will be liable to pay a fee to cover the estimate of cost and expenses incurred by us in the terms of the schedule set out hereunder. This is expressed as a percentage of the holiday price and is calculated as follows:

  •  If Period of Notice is more than 45 days notice, then the Cancellation Fee is Deposit is forfeited
  • If Period of Notice is 45-22 days, then the Cancellation Fee is 25% of trip fare
  • If Period of Notice is 21-8 days, then the Cancellation Fee is 50% of trip fare
  • If Period of Notice is 7-1 days, then the Cancellation Fee is 75% of trip fare
  • If Period of Notice is Day of departure, then the Cancellation Fee is 100% of trip fare
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Meals Included

7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches and 7 Dinners

Age Requirements
No age restrictions
Optional Activities

ME Time optionals will take your trip to a whole new level with unforgettable experiences unique to the places you visit. See more, do more, live more & go home completely regret-free. Costs for these aren’t included in your tour cost & are payable to your Trip Manager in local currency.

  • Trip to Dalyan Caunos, mud baths & Turtle Beach - Euro 50.00
  • Marmaris by Night - Euro 15.00
  • Local village tour - Euro 10.00
  • Turkish Hammam Bath - From Euro 20.00
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