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Turkey Land & Sea Tours

Itinerary

This 15 day tour, starts from Istanbul, Turkey, and ends at Fethiye, Turkey.

2024 - 'Turkey Prelude & Gulet'
15 - Day itinerary

Day 1
Saturday

Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul! You will be transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is yours, free to explore.

Overnight Istanbul
4 star
Day 2
Sunday

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, Topkapi Palace (including Hagia Irene and the Harem) 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
Monday

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, D)
Day 4
Tuesday

Troy, Acropolis of Pergamon

This morning, step back in time as we visit Troy where we will explore the ancient city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the new, award winning, Troy Museum. We continue on to Bergama and up to the magnificent acropolis of Pergamon. Its impressive temples and library made Pergamon a renowned cultural and political centre in its time.

Overnight Kuşadası
Boutique
(B, D)
Day 5
Wednesday

Ephesus, Kusadasi

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.

Overnight Kuşadası
Boutique
(B, D)
Day 6
Thursday

Pamukkale, Hierapolis, Fethiye

This morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the magnificent white calcium terraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. Take a dip, amongst ancient columns, in the hot springs that were used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers. After the tour you will be transferred to Fethiye.

Overnight Fethiye
Boutique
(B)
Day 7
Friday

Fethiye

Today is a free day to explore Fethiye.

Overnight Fethiye
Boutique
(B)
Day 8
Saturday

Fethiye

We begin boarding the Gulet at Fethiye Harbour after 17.00pm. Relax at the pre-cruise information session. Enjoy an onboard dinner while meeting the other passengers.

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

Oludeniz, Butterfly Valley, St.Nicholas Island

After breakfast set off along the coast of Fethiye Peninsular to Oludeniz and Butterfly Valley for visit and swim.
The night is spent at St.Nicholas Island, where you can explore the ruins of a Byzantine settlement as the sun sets.

Overnight St. Nicholas (Gemiler) Island
Gulet Cabin
(B, L, D)
Day 10
Monday

Yesilkoy, Kas

An early start for Yesilkoy, where we have breakfast and time to swim in this quiet bay surrounded by olive groves. Then it's off to Kas, for a 1-2 hours visit, a small harbour town with a charming bohemian atmosphere. Afterwards, we cruise to Limanagzi Bay for another swim, dinner and overnight.

Overnight Limanagzi Bay
Gulet Cabin
(B, L, D)
Day 11
Tuesday

Simena, Ucagiz

This morning, we cruise to Cayagzi, Demre.
Optional transfer by car to Myra and St Nicholas Church (please inform your captain if you would like to visit at an extra fee).
Climb up to the castle on Simena for a spectacular view of the ancient city. Out in the bay, overlooked by a theatre carved into the rock, a single Lycian sarcophagus sits on its pedestal in the water. The night is spent in the wide bay surrounded by green hills, at nearby Ucagiz.

Overnight Üçağız Bay
Gulet Cabin
(B, L, D)
Day 12
Wednesday

Kekova, Tersane Bay, Gokkaya

A short cruise along the Mediterranean coast to the ruins at Kekova - the Sunken City. Swim and lunch at Tersane Bay where you'll see the ruins of a Byzantine church and a Roman dockyard on the beach. Sailing to Gokkaya to spend the night.

Overnight Gökkaya Bay
Gulet Cabin
(B, L, D)
Day 13
Thursday

Bayindir Limani, Kalkan

After breakfast, we cruise to the sheltered Firnaz Bay for a swim. We will spend 1-2 hours in Kalkan, a picturesque harbour town set on the hillside. Swim, dinner and overnight in Yesilkoy.

Overnight Yeşilköy
Gulet Cabin
(B, L, D)
Day 14
Friday

Camli Burun, Boncuklu Bay, Fethiye

Early start to Camli Burun, a natural bay edged with pine-clad hills, for breakfast and a swim. Then we cruise to Boncuklu Bay. Your last night on board is spent here or in Fethiye harbour, depending on the weather conditions.

Overnight Fethiye - Harbour
Gulet Cabin
(B, L, D)
Day 15
Saturday

Fethiye

We disembark at approximately 09:00 am after breakfast.

(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 20.
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. This cruise ends with arrival to Fethiye Harbour at approximately 9 am on the final day.
7. Passengers can be dropped off along the way at Kas or Kalkan at no extra cost
8. From 2024 onwards this tour will also include a visit to the new, award winning, Troy Museum while we are at Troy
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Inclusions

Tour includes :-
  • Inbound Transfer - Istanbul
    Istanbul Airport (IST)
    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • Transportation by Gulet boat
  • Entrance fees
  • Services of Captain and supporting crew
  • Tips except Captain and Gulet crew
  • Tips except Driver and Guide
  • 14 nights - accommodation.
    - 2 nights
    4 star
    Istanbul
    - 1 night
    Special Class
    Çanakkale
    - 2 nights
    Boutique
    Kuşadası
    - 2 nights
    Boutique
    Fethiye
    - 1 night
    Gulet Cabin
    Fethiye - Harbour
    - 1 night
    Gulet Cabin
    St. Nicholas (Gemiler) Island
    - 1 night
    Gulet Cabin
    Limanagzi Bay
    - 1 night
    Gulet Cabin
    Üçağız Bay
    - 1 night
    Gulet Cabin
    Gökkaya Bay
    - 1 night
    Gulet Cabin
    Yeşilköy
    - 1 night
    Gulet Cabin
    Fethiye - Harbour
  • 14 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 10 Dinners
Tour does not include :-
  • Suggested optional activities
  • Tips - Captain and Gulet crew
  • Tips - Driver and Guide
  • Compulsory Travel Insurance
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Highlights

  • Butterfly Valley
  • Fethiye
  • Fethiye - Ölüdeniz Beach
  • Gallipoli - Battlefields Tour
  • Gallipoli - Johnson's Jolly - original tunnels
  • Gallipoli - The Nek - original trenches
  • Islands and Secluded bays
  • Istanbul - Hippodrome
  • Istanbul - St. Sophia Museum
  • Kaş
  • Pamukkale - Calcium Travertines - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Pergamon - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Sirince - Village
  • St. Nicholas (Gemiler) Island
  • Troy - Ancient City and Museum - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Ephesus - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Fethiye - Harbour
  • Gallipoli - ANZAC Cove
  • Gallipoli - Chunuk Bair - New Zealand Memorial
  • Gallipoli - Lone Pine - Australian Memorial
  • Gulet Cruise
  • Istanbul - Blue Mosque
  • Istanbul - Old City - UNESCO Heritage site
  • Istanbul - Topkapi Palace (Hagia Irene and Harem)
  • Kekova - Simena Sunken City
  • Pamukkale - Hierapolis
  • Simena - Castle
  • Site of the Temple of Artemis
  • Swimming, sunbaking, relaxing
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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

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
Marina Boutique Hotel
Standard : Boutique
Address :-
Fevzi Çakmak Cad.No :50
Karagözler Mevki
Fethiye
Ph. :
+90 (0252) 614 54 43 
Marina Boutique Hotel
Marina Boutique Hotel
Marina Boutique Hotel
Fethiye - Harbour
Gulet
Standard : Gulet Cabin
Address :-
Fethiye - Harbour
Gulet
Gulet
Gulet
Gökkaya Bay
Gulet
Standard : Gulet Cabin
Address :-
Gökkaya Bay
Gulet
Gulet
Gulet
Istanbul
Nidya Hotel Galataport
Standard : 4 star
Address :-
Meclis-i Mebusan Cad. No. 21
Tophane
Istanbul
Ph. :
+90 (0212) 292 90 60
Nidya Hotel Galataport
Nidya Hotel Galataport
Nidya Hotel Galataport
Kuşadası
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Standard : Boutique
Address :-
Atatürk Blv. No: 42
Kuşadası
Ph. :
+90 (0256) 614 7608
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Limanagzi Bay
Gulet
Standard : Gulet Cabin
Address :-
Limanagzi Bay
Gulet
Gulet
Gulet
St. Nicholas (Gemiler) Island
Gulet
Standard : Gulet Cabin
Address :-
St. Nicholas (Gemiler) Island
Gulet
Gulet
Gulet
Üçağız Bay
Gulet
Standard : Gulet Cabin
Address :-
Üçağız Bay
Gulet
Gulet
Gulet
Yeşilköy
Gulet
Standard : Gulet Cabin
Address :-
Yeşilköy
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
25 May 2024
21 Jun 2024
2,299.00
1,136.00
22 Jun 2024
30 Aug 2024
2,419.00
1,230.00
31 Aug 2024
27 Sep 2024
2,299.00
1,136.00
28 Sep 2024
31 Oct 2024
2,099.00
990.00
Deposit Option available for Turkey Prelude & Gulet :
 
Booked between
Departing
Deposit
22 Aug 2023 - 31 Dec 2025
01 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2025
$ 250.00

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