TURKISH SAILING 2017(excluding flight)
Starting from Price: INR 34056.00
Turkey's Gulf of Gökova is an astoundingly under hyped holiday destination. Endearing seaside towns, shrubby mountain backdrops and private coves with shimmering blue sea are being totally missed by the masses. Which makes it perfect for us to explore. Picture yourself aboard a traditional Turkish gulet boat, eating home cooked meals and lapping up sunshine between snorkels.
Cities you will visit
- Orak Island
- English Harbour
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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 villages & natural beauty that is perfect for exploring. If you’ve got some time, then you could wander the markets & stop at the galleries and shops here. Tonight, with the harbour as your backdrop get to know your group over dinner. Bodrum’s nightlife goes off, so check out some of the coolest clubs and start the trip with a bang. If you are out & about, why not head to a few clubs for your late night dance fix, Bodrum has some of the best nightclubs in the world… there are so many places to party Day 1: Boat 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 to relax on the boat, so this afternoon, grab your iPod, camera or book & set yourself up on one of the day beds on deck & get set to relax. Cokertme is a cute little fishing town - perfect for exploring the streets, shopping or meeting some cheerful and happy locals before dinner overlooking the bay. While your there why not try the local Cokertme kebab for a nice twist on this Turkish classic. Day 2: Boat Lunch, Breakfast, 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 stop off at Kufre Bay & Uzun Liman (Long Port). The world is your oyster, so you can head on land for a stroll through the forest, play some card games on deck with your fellow sailors or sit back in the sun and work on that tan! Later we cruise to English Harbour Day 3: Boat Lunch, Breakfast, 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 the sulphur pools. Once that’s all over and you’re feeling refreshed, the search for the endangered loggerhead sea turtles species continues. Then we head to Karacasogut. Tonight you could opt to head to the beach town of Marmaris, located in the Mugla Province. After a day of exploring once the night rolls around you’ll get the chance to take in this cool village vibe, be social and have an awesome time. Day 4: Yacht Lunch, Breakfast, 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 picturesque views and rare seashell shore. There are some great historical stories about this little island... according to legend Cleopatra used to swim here. Afterwards we pull the anchor and head towards another amazing location, Ballisu. Maybe check out the history of the area before a relaxing dinner & another incredible sunset. Day 5: Yacht Lunch, Breakfast, 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, which makes it a great place to swim and laze on the yachtdeck. Later, it’s time to get a culture fix as you endeavour through the ancient Byzantine ruins of Kisebuku. Tonight sunbake, chill or take another well-deserved swim after a hot afternoon exploring. Day 6: Yacht Lunch, Breakfast, 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 learn about the areas history, meet the locals, get cultured and make the most of it. This afternoon capture the last of the Turkish coastline views as we cruise back to Bodrum for our last night out with the group. Day 7: Yacht Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
The trip ends after breakfast when it’s time to swap email addresses & say goodbye to your travel buddies. Day 8: Breakfast
- A dedicated captain & crew
- GST 5%
- Meals as per Itinerary
- Transportation, entrance fees , sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary.
- Return Airport Transfer on Private basis
- Anything not mentioned in 'INCLUDES' .
- Items of personal nature viz , drinks, laundry, calls, etc.
- Meals other than specified in the itinerary.
- Optional & Add-On tours unless mentioned otherwise
- Return economy Airfare
- Travel insurance
PACKAGE TERMS AND CONDITIONS The prices mentioned above is for one person on SINGLE/TWIN sharing for a particular date departure. kindly check prices before making bookings of any particular date in your mind. PLEASE NOTE THIS ITINERARY MAY CHANGE AT ANY TIME AS PER THE CONDITIONS. PAYMENTS All the rates are subject to change. All payments towards the tour cost must be made by the client to the company in accordance with the procedure and time frame mentioned herein below. Tour confirmation only on receipt of full payment.Payments made towards the foreign exchange component of your tour will be calculated as per the ROE (rate of exchange) of that given day. Initial non-refundable Booking Deposit – 200$ (approx 14000) /- per person Full payment has to be paid at least 45 days prior to departure For bookings less than 45 days prior to date of departure, full money is to be paid at the time of booking. Cancellation/Amendments: Please note cancellation requests will be accepted only in written format. The Cancellation policy is as follows: Cancellation / Amendment notice received Cancellation Charges per person More than 45 day Deposit 45-22 days 25% of tour fare 21-8 days 30% of tour fare 7-1 days 50% of tour fare Day of departure 100% of tour fare HOTELS- HOTEL BOOKINGS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. Please note, the names of hotels mentioned only indicate that our rates have been based on usage of these hotels. It is not to be construed that accommodation is confirmed at these hotels until and unless we convey the confirmations to you on receipt of your acceptance. However, in the event of any of the above mentioned hotels not becoming available at the time of initiating the reservations, we shall book alternate accommodation at a similar or next best available hotel and shall pass on the difference of rates (supplement/reduction whatever applicable) to you. Also note the check in time is usually 3 p.m or 2 p.m. and check out time is usually 11 a.m or 12 pm. Early check in and late checkout is subject to availability. We can’t not guarantee that. MEALS Please refer to the itinerary in the brochure / website for details of the meals which would be served to you on the tour.
7 nights accommodation on a traditional Turkish gulet boat
7 breakfasts 6 lunches 7 dinners