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Duration: 7 Nights
Location: Turkey
Price: From R6 461 pps
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Channel your inner sailor as you explore the stunning Turquoise Coast on a traditional gullet for the ultimate week of relaxation.

Swim, snorkel & discover hidden hideaways or just work on your tan on deck in-between delicious home cooked treats. Bliss.

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Destination

 

Turkey’s Turqouise Coast, including Bodrum, Orak Island, Cokertme, English Harbour, Seven Islands, Cleopatra Island, Karacasogut, Longoz, Tuzla, Kargili, Kisebuku, Pabucburnu & Yaliciftlik
Travel Dates Tours operate from 28 April – 15 September 2018.

 

The below rate is applicable to departures on 28 April to 05 May 2018.

 

Price Now from R6 461*

*Includes 10% discount

 

 

 

Included:

Accommodation

·         7 nights’ accommodation on a traditional Turkish gulet boat.

  • Port & visitors taxes.
  • A dedicated captain & crew.

Food

  • 20 meals:
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 6 lunches
  • 7 dinners

Free Time Add-Ons

  • Trip to Dalyan Caunos, mud baths & Turtle Beach
  • Local village tour
  • Turkish Hammam Bath
 

 

 

Itinerary

Day 1 Start Bodrum

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

Boat Dinner

Day 2 Bodrum to Cokertme via Orak Island

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 you’re there why not try the local Cokertme kebab for a nice twist on this Turkish classic.

Boat Dinner, Lunch and Breakfast

Day 3 Cokertme to English Harbour via Seven Islands

Wake up and check out the sunrise en route to the beautiful Seven Islands, famous for its 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

Boat Breakfast, Dinner and Lunch

Day 4 English Harbour to Karacasogut

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.

Yacht Lunch, Breakfast and Dinner

  • Trip to Dalyan Caunos, mud baths & Turtle Beach Euro 50.00

Day 5 Karacasogut to Ballisu via Cleopatra Island

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.

Yacht Dinner, Lunch and Breakfast

Day 6 Ballisu to Pabucburnu via Kisebuku & Kargili

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.

Yacht Dinner, Lunch and Breakfast

  • Explore the Byzantine ruins of Kisebuku

Day 7 Pabucburnu to Bodrum via Yaliciftlik

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.

Yacht Dinner, Lunch and Breakfast

  • Local village tour Euro 10.00
  • Turkish Hammam Bath From Euro 20.00

Day 8 Depart Bodrum

The trip ends after breakfast when it’s time to swap email addresses & say goodbye to your travel buddies.

Hotel Breakfast

 

 

 

Terms and Conditions

1.            Europe Summer Early Payment Offer –  10% off discount is only valid on trips 7 days or more departing March 2018 to April 2019

2.            Offer is subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time. Europe Summer EPD 1 2018 applies to new bookings only, made between 27 September 2017 & 29 January 2018.

3.            A non-refundable deposit of R1000 per person, per trip is required within 7 days of booking (per standard deposit terms) and full payment is due on or before 29 January 2018.

4.            Europe Summer EPD 1 2018 offer may be combined with regular brochure discounts if applicable but cannot be combined with any other promotional offer.

5.            Discount applies to the land portion of the trip only.

6.            Offer not valid on special departures and interest groups, selected cruises, festivals and short breaks, and pre and post accommodation.

7.            Early Payment discounts are subject to availability and maybe withdrawn at any time without prior notification.

8.            Contiki is exclusively for 18-35 year olds.

9.            E&OE

 

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