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Turkey Land & Sea Tours

Itinerary

This 9 day tour, starts from Istanbul, Turkey, and ends at Fethiye, Turkey.

2024 - 'Wonders of Aegean With Gulet Tour'
9 - Day itinerary

Day 1
 

Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul! You will make your own way to arrival hotel in Istanbul and your tour guide will held a welcome meeting for tonight.

Overnight Istanbul
4 star
Day 2
 

Istanbul Old City

After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Yerebatan Underground Cistern and the Hippodrome.
Cruise between two continents on the stretch of water that separates Europe from Asia in the afternoon with an optional 'Half day Bosphorus cruise'.

Overnight Istanbul
4 star
(B)
Day 3
 

Gallipoli Battlefields

One of the most emotionally touching places in Turkey, today we visit the WW1 Battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston's Jolly, original trenches and tunnels.

Overnight Çanakkale
Special Class
(B)
Day 4
 

Troy, Kusadasi

Depart from Canakkale and head towards Troy where we will explore the ancient city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the new, award winning, Troy Museum. Walk through the legendary city walls, stand where heroes like Achilles and Hector once battled, and marvel at the remnants of temples and theaters that whisper stories of a glorious past. From Troy we continue on to Kusadasi.

Overnight Selçuk
Boutique
(B)
Day 5
 

Ephesus, Selcuk,

Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre before continuing to the former Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value. We will also enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods.
Tonight, we will visit a local vineyard and learn about local production techniques. You will taste 3 local wines from the region at the garden of the vineyard before returning to your hotel.

Overnight Selçuk
Boutique
(B)
Day 6
 

Fethiye, Gulet

Today, we will head to Fethiye for your gulet trip. Boarding in Fethiye Harbour around 15:00. We enjoy some swimming and snorkeling in Turunc Bay or Tarzan Bay. We'll cruise past several islands towards Tersane Island (Dockyard Island), where the ruins of a former Greek town and a once important naval shipyard may still be explored.

Overnight Tersane Island (Dockyard Island)
Gulet Cabin
(B, D)
Day 7
 

Gulet, Gocek Bay

After breakfast we depart for Hamam Bay. Enjoy a swim in the ancient ruins of these Roman Baths built by Mark Antony as a gift for Cleopatra. We then cruise to Sarsala Bay, a striking pine-surrounded bay, from which you can take a 45-minute hike to an ancient Lycian town, notable mostly for inscribed walls dating from the 3rd century BC. Bedri Rahmi Bay is our next stop, named after a famous Turkish painter. Jump in the clear blue water or explore the island.

Overnight Bedri Rahmi Bay
Gulet Cabin
(B, L, D)
Day 8
 

Gulet, Fethiye

Today we cruise towards Fethiye, passing the Yassica Islands and Gocek Islands. Most of these small islands are un-named but offer safe anchorage and secluded sandy beaches. Perfect for swimming, snorkelling or just soaking up some sun and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. A final stop and swim at Red Island before returning to Fethiye.

Overnight Fethiye - Harbour
Gulet Cabin
(B, L, D)
Day 9
 

Fethiye

After breakfast our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends.

(B)
(B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)
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Notes

Please Note :
1. Group Size : Minimum Group Size of 2. Maximum Group Size of 16.
2. Age : Minimum Age of 12. Whilst there is no Maximum Age set it is assumed the customer is fit enough to take part in the activity or tour. Health documents may be requested.
3. Single travellers are obliged to pay Single Supplement and will have the hotel room and/or gulet cabin to themselves.
4. Gulet itineraries are subject to change without notification. The captain of the craft will decide the program at the time.
5. This tour is an 'On Request' tour. That means that we need to confirm availability before confirming the booking.
6. From 2024 onwards this tour will also include a visit to the new, award winning, Troy Museum while we are at Troy
7. 2025 itinerary :-
- Bergama / Pergamon will be replaced with a visit to the ancient site and harbour at Assos
- Topkapi Palace, which is closed Tuesdays, replaced with the Basilica Undergroaund Cistern
8. The tour guide does not accompany the group during the gulet section of the tour.
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Inclusions

Tour includes :-
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • Transportation by Gulet boat
  • Wine Tasting - 3 local wines
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide on the land section of the tour
  • Tips except Captain and Gulet crew
  • Services of Captain and supporting crew
  • 8 nights - accommodation.
    - 2 nights
    4 star
    Istanbul
    - 1 night
    Special Class
    Çanakkale
    - 2 nights
    Boutique
    Selçuk
    - 1 night
    Gulet Cabin
    Tersane Island (Dockyard Island)
    - 1 night
    Gulet Cabin
    Bedri Rahmi Bay
    - 1 night
    Gulet Cabin
    Fethiye - Harbour
  • 8 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 3 Dinners
Tour does not include :-
  • Suggested optional activities
  • Tips - Captain and Gulet crew
  • Tips - driver, guide, Gulet captain and crew
  • Entrance fees
  • Compulsory Travel Insurance
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Highlights

  • Bedri Rahmi Bay
  • Fethiye
  • Gallipoli - Battlefields Tour
  • Gallipoli - Johnson's Jolly - original tunnels
  • Gallipoli - The Nek - original trenches
  • Gulet Cruise
  • Istanbul - Blue Mosque
  • Istanbul - Old City - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Istanbul - Topkapi Palace (Hagia Irene and Harem) - (closed Tuesdays, replaced by Dolmabahce Palace)
  • Sirince - Village
  • Site of the Temple of Artemis
  • Troy - Ancient City and Museum - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Ephesus - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Gallipoli - ANZAC Cove
  • Gallipoli - Chunuk Bair - New Zealand Memorial
  • Gallipoli - Lone Pine - Australian Memorial
  • Göcek Island
  • Hamam Bay
  • Istanbul - Hippodrome
  • Istanbul - St. Sophia Museum
  • Pergamon - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Sirince - Wine Tasting
  • Tersane Island (Dockyard Island)
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Accommodation

This is intended to give an idea of the type of accommodation that may be expected. The actual hotels used for any given tour may change due to many reasons such as group size, availability, time of year, hotel standard has dropped or simply we found a better hotel. We update the website immediately if and when any changes take place. If and when we do change hotels it will be to a hotel of equal or higher standard and will be at no extra cost.

Where more than one hotel is shown for a given an overnight stop this means that one of those hotels will be used.

Turkey

Bedri Rahmi Bay
Gulet
Standard : Gulet Cabin
Address :-
Bedri Rahmi Bay
Gulet
Gulet
Gulet
Çanakkale
MD Barbaros Hotel
Standard : Special Class
Address :-
Barbaros Mahallesi
Troya Caddesi No: 20-22
Çanakkale
MD Barbaros Hotel
MD Barbaros Hotel
MD Barbaros Hotel
Fethiye - Harbour
Gulet
Standard : Gulet Cabin
Address :-
Fethiye - Harbour
Gulet
Gulet
Gulet
Istanbul
Port Bosphorus Hotel
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
Kılıçali Paşa Mah
Meclis-i Mebusan Cd. No:13
Karaköy
Istanbul
Ph. :
+90 (212) 247 00 00
Port Bosphorus Hotel
Port Bosphorus Hotel
Port Bosphorus Hotel
Selçuk
Cella Boutique Hotel
Standard : Boutique
Address :-
Atatürk Mah. 1079.
Sokak No:21
Selçuk
Ph. :
+90 232 892 68 85
Cella Boutique Hotel
Cella Boutique Hotel
Cella Boutique Hotel
Tersane Island (Dockyard Island)
Gulet
Standard : Gulet Cabin
Address :-
Tersane Island (Dockyard Island)
Gulet
Gulet
Gulet
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Prices

Prices
per person in twin share accommodation
From
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Currency:- USD
Cost
S.S.
Single Supplement explanation
01 May 2024
31 Oct 2024
1,159.00
440.00
28 Apr 2025
31 Oct 2025
1,629.00
570.00
Deposit Option available for Wonders of Aegean With Gulet Tour :
 
Booked between
Departing
Deposit
01 Nov 2023 - 31 Dec 2025
01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2025
$ 250.00

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