SAIL AND DISCOVER TURKEY

1389 EURO

SAIL AND DISCOVER TURKEY

Day 1: Istanbul
Welcome to Turkey! At the Istanbul airport terminal keep your eyes peeled for your name sign for your transfer to the hotel. Meet in the hotel lobby at 7:00 pm for an informal meeting with your group and guide...

Day 1: Istanbul
Welcome to Turkey! At the Istanbul airport terminal keep your eyes peeled for your name sign for your transfer to the hotel. Meet in the hotel lobby at 7:00 pm for an informal meeting with your group and guide. Until then, you can start to explore Istanbul like climbing to the top of the Galata Tower for epic views or splash some cash at the Grand Bazaar.
Meals: No

Day 2: Istanbul
After breakfast, we begin to experience the magnificence of Istanbul. We will stroll through the historic heart of the old city, making stops along the way to the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, majestic Topkapi Palace and the Hagia Sophia Museum. In the afternoon take an optional cruise down the Bosphorus river and see the epic skyline.
Included Activities: Istanbul Guided City Tour
Optional Activities: Bosphorus Cruise
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Gallipoli
Today we depart for the shores of Gallipoli. A place of important significance for Aussies and Kiwis, we will visit the beach and cemeteries at ANZAC Cove, before paying our respects at memorial sites Chunuk Bair and Lone Pine.
Included Activities: Gallipoli Sightseeing
Optional Activities: No
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: Troy, Kusadasi
You may have heard of Troy from Greek mythology or maybe just watched the Brad Pitt movie, but now you will visit the ruins and archaeological site of the city of Troy, and of course the famous wooden horse. Spend the afternoon in the seaside town of Kusadasi.
Included Activities: Troy Sightseeing
Optional Activities: No
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Kusadasi, Ephesus, Fethiye
After breakfast, our first stop is the spectacular, well preserved ancient city of Ephesus. Ephesus was cited in the book of Revelations, and historians believe the Gospel of John was written here. Famed for the Temple of Artemis which was completed around 550 BC and is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. In the afternoon we depart for Fethiye where we can explore the buzzing resort town.
Included Activities: Ephesus Sightseeing
Optional Activities: No
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6: Fethiye, Saklıkent, Oludeniz
After breakfast, we make our way to Saklikent, one of the deepest canyons in the world. We will then continue our journey to Oludeniz. Besides its spectacular beaches, glittering waters and breathtaking natural scenery, Oludeniz is also popular for its water sport. Here you can relax on the exquisite beach or join one of the adventure activities including paragliding and micro lighting. Late in the afternoon, we depart for our overnight stay in Fethiye.
Included Activities: Saklikent Sightseeing
Optional Activities: Rafting, Paragliding
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7: Fethiye, Dalyan, Fethiye
Our next stop is Dalyan, a small town situated along the south-western coast popular for its natural and unspoiled beauty. We will join a boat trip to visit the most popular mud bath in Turkey, and we then continue to Iztuzu beach, the homeland of world-famous Caretta Caretta turtles. After a fantastic boat ride, we will reach Iztuzu sandbar with fine sand and turquoise sea.
Included Activities: Dalyan Boat Trip, Mud Bath, Free time at the beach
Optional Activities: No
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8: Gulet Cruise
Today, we will embark on our traditional Turkish gulet boat and sail to the amazing Yassica Islands for a swim. We will have dinner and stay overnight on our boat.
Included Activities:  Gulet Cruise on Fethiye & Yassi Islands
Optional Activities: No
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9: Gulet Cruise
After breakfast at Yassi Islands, we will cruise to Tersane for a swimming break and lunch. We will then sail to Bedri Rahmi Bay for another swimming stop.  We’ll sail to yet another amazing spot at Sunken Bath area for dinner and place for our Gulet to spend a night. This place is also known as Cleopatra Bay or Sunken Bath Bay, due to the beautiful underwater ruins of an old bath.
Included Activities: Gulet Cruise on the Mediterranean & Bedri Rahmi Bay, Cleopatra/Sunken Bath
Optional Activities: No
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Gulet Cruise
Another day in paradise! After breakfast, we will anchor at Boncuklu Bay for our last swimming break and lunch. We will make our way to Fethiye for you to explore its shops and buzzing atmosphere. After dinner back on the boat, get amongst Fethiye's famous nightlife.
Included Activities: Gulet Cruise on the Med & Boncuklu Bay & Fethiye Marina
Optional Activities: No
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Fethiye
Our trip will end and disembark the boat (09:00 am).End of our services.
Meals: Breakfast
Optional Activities: Transfer to hotel or airport.

Tour Includes
- Transfer from airport to  your hotel in Istanbul
- All meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Afternoon Tea, Coffee, Biscuits/Dinner), fuel, harbor fees, service.
- Standard yacht equipment, board games, snorkels & masks, fishing lines.
- Passengers may bring snacks, such as fruit, nuts, muesli, yogurt, chocolate... (Not sold onboard)
- Guides during the tour
- Transfer mentioned during the tour
Tour Notes
In case of poor weather and/or sea conditions, this program is subject to change without notice.


Not Included
- All drinks, also water, are sold on board at reasonable prices.
- Please do not bring your own drinks on board.
- Please bring your own towels.
- Archaeological sites and national parks entrance fees.
- Crew tip 
- Optional activities

Cabins on Turkish Gulets are for 2 or 3 persons. Single supplement is not available, single passengers will share or need to pay double to get a private cabin. Most people choose to sleep on the deck, on comfortable sunbeds, under the stars...