Western Turkey and Gulet Cruise


Western Turkey and Fethiye Gulet Cruise Map
  • Duration: 9 Nights - 10 Days
  • Start from: Istanbul
  • Finish at: Marmaris
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Western Turkey and Fethiye Gulet Cruise Price List

DAY 1: Istanbul

Arrival at Istanbul airport. You will be met and transferred to your hotel.

DAY 2: Istanbul

Following breakfast, we drive to the 'Old City' where we visit the Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar, the Blue Mosque, famous for its delicate blue ceramic tiles and Saint Sophia. This church - turned mosque - turned museum takes the breath away with the sheer architectural size of its interior and magnificent dome and next we will visit the spectacular Topkapi Palace. Built on one of the seven hills of Istanbul, this huge complex commands views of the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. It was the seat of government for the Ottoman Empire for many centuries (1453-1852) and we see the extravagant Treasury, the priceless Chinese porcelain Optional: Tonight join our Turkish dinner and enjoy Turkish belly dancing and folk dancing entertainment.(B)

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DAY 3: Gallipoli-Dardanelles-Canakkale

We begin our scenic drive down to Gallipoli, historically famous for being the site of many battles during XXI. Visit Anzac Cove and Lone pine cemetery Chunuk Bair, Gabatepe War Museum then across the Dardanelles to Canakkale for overnight .(B,D)

DAY 4: Troy-Pergamum-Kusadasi

Visit Troy with its famous wooden horse. Referred to in Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey", Troy has in fact nine citiessuperimposed one upon another. Troy VI pertains to the famous Trojan War of Homer where the legendary heroes included Agamemnon, Achilles, Ulysses and Nestor on the Greek side and, Priam, Hector and Paris on the Trojan side. On our journey to Kusadasi we stop by the hauntingly beautiful Pergamon. Among the impressive structures of this city, dating from 399 B.C. Tour Ancient Medical Center Asclepion in Pergamum where methods of treatment included blood transfusions, music therapy and meditation. Leaving Pergamon behind us we settle at our hotel in Kusadasi.(B,L,D)

Cultural tours Ephesus DAY 5: Ephesus-St. Mary’s House-Kusadasi

We arrive at the ancient city of Ephesus and first visit the Basilica of St. John, who came here with the Virgin Mary and wrote his Gospel. Ephesus was undoubtedly one of the most important cultural centers of the ancient world. Impressive structures we see include the Library of Celsus, Temple of Hadrian, Theater and Odeon. Afternoon Optional : Tour of Sardis or Sirince.Transfer: An A /C Vehicle and a driver will pick you up to drive your hotel in Bodrum. (B,D)

DAY 6: Aphoridisias–Pamukkale

Leaving our hotel early after breakfast, we journey to Pamukkale but on the way and stop over at one of the most attractive ancient sites of the Aegean Region. Aphrodisias was famous throughout the ancient world for her Temple of Aphrodite and enjoyed great prosperity during the Roman period . We continue on to Pamukkale where the thermal water flows from natural pools in white terraces. The ancient city of Hierapolis was named after Hiera, wife of the founder of Pergamon. Visit ancient Spa Center of Hierapolis and enjoy the Thermal Pools of the hotel (B,D)

DAY 7: Hierapolis–Fethiye

Visit the Hierapolis Roman health spa ruins .The ancient city of Hierapolis was named after Hiera, wife of the founder of Pergamon. Motor south to the resort city of Fethiye to board a gulet boat. (B,D) Transfer : An A/c vehicle and a driver will pick you up to drive to Gulet.

DAY 8: Fethiye(Lycian coast)

Sail across beautiful bays surrounded by high-forested hills. (B,L,D)

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Day 9: Fethiye(Lycian coast)

Continue cruising the Mediterranean coast explore nearby Lycian ruins, swim or Simply relax (B,L,D)

Day 10: Fethiye(Lycian coast)

End of our tour.After breakfast we leave the Gulet with best wishes to see you again and a pleasant journey homeward.(B)

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