8 DAYS BLUE CRUISE BODRUM - GOKOVA - BODRUM
Day 01 - Bodrum - Blue Cruise Start Boarding starts at 3:30pm from Bodrum harbour. On the first day, your boat will be anchored at Bodrum Port for dinner and overnight stay. Bodrum has a history that goes back to the 12th century B.C. The city which was called Halicarnassus was the birthplace of Herodotus; the father of History who lived in the 5th century B.C. The Mausoleum of King Mausolus (350 B.C.) which is one of the Seven Wonders of the World is in this city. The only structure that survived from the Classical Era is the Amphitheatre. It is one of the oldest theatres in Anatolia with a capacity of 13.000 guests, and is still hosting many shows and concerts for the art-lovers of Bodrum. Another place that you should visit when you arrive in Bodrum is the landmark of the city the Castle of Saint Peter. It is one of the best preserved pieces of architecture with a history that back to the middle Ages. Myndos Gate through which Alexander the Great entered Halicarnassus is another place that you should not miss.
Day 02 - Orak Island - Cokertme While you have breakfast, you will be informed about the cruise itinerary and the boat. Then we will cruise to Orak island. Take the opportunity to swim in the crystal-blue waters of Orak island and enjoy lunch, we will then sail to Cokertme, a small and picturesque fishing town, for diner and for overnight stay. If the weather conditions are permitting it may be possible to use the sail on the way. Guests are welcome to take a short walk on the shore.
Day 03 - Seven Islands - Kufre - Long Port - English Harbour Before breakfast in the early morning, we will cruise to Seven Islands. You will experience another excellent day in the Seven Islands Region. In this region which is full of many small islands and coral reef; it is recommended that you should dive, swim, sleep and rest. Our guests can also enjoy a walk in the forests which are filled with pine trees. Our first stop in Seven Islands Region will be Kufre Bay. Then we will be anchoring at Uzun Liman (Long Port). Afterwards we will cruise to English Port for dinner and an overnight stay. The name English Port comes from the time of 2nd World War as the ships of British Navy forces used to dock here. In this area, there are so many small and large bays which are suitable and sheltered enough to anchor for the boats.
Day 04 - Cleopatra Island - Karacasogut We will cruise to Sedir (Cedrae) Island. This unique island with its small beach and unbelievable clear water is like an open-air museum. You can see the city walls, the temple from the time of Dorians'' reign (later restored as a church), the amphitheatre with 1.500 guest capacity and some vaulted historical buildings. You can walk around the wrecks of pillars with antique writings on them or the ancient stones decorated with reliefs. Cleopatra Beach, located on this island, has a very special kind of sand that can only be found in the deserts of Northern Africa. According to the myth, King Antonius brought the sand from Egypt via sea for Cleopatra. Then our boat will sail to Karacasogut village for dinner and spend the night there. This lovely village is located at 25 km away from Marmaris. Therefore, it is possible to visit Marmaris via ''dolmus''(mini buses) if you want. We also have an optional tour to Dalyan - Caunos .
Day 05 - Longoz - Tuzla Morning swimming will soon become a part of your daily activities. For lunch, our captain will cruise to Longoz Bay; another place which is like paradise, sheltered with huge pine forests. After lunch, you can enjoy a short walk in the forest and take a rest in Ali Baba''s local shed-like cafe. Afterwards the gulet will be anchoring at Tuzla Bay to enjoy a swimming break in the turquoise-blue waters. Dinner and overnight stay at Tuzla.
Day 06 - Kargili - Kisebuku (Alakisla Buku) Cruising to Kargili bay (Molla Ibrahim bay) early in the morning. After lunch, we will be anchoring at Kisebuku (Alakisla Buku). You will see the Byzantine ruins. We will spend the night in this lovely bay.
Day 07 - Pabuc Burnu - Yaliciftlik - Bodrum We will sail to Pabucburnu after breakfast and enjoy lunch here. Tea will be served in Yaliciftlik bay. An optional village tour can be arranged from this bay for those guests wishing to experience local life. Then your boat will be cruise back to Bodrum Port for the last days dinner and overnight stay
Day 08 - Bodrum - Blue Cruise End After breakfast your blue cruise concludes at 10:30am. We hope your blue cruise was a memorable one and we would like to see you in future in one of our blue cruises again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Turkey.
8 DAYS BLUE CRUISE BODRUM - GOKOVA - BODRUM Photos
Breakfasts, lunches - afternoon teas, coffee and cookies - dinnersAll charter and berth taxes, harbour and port proceduresTransit log and related formalitiesMooring expensesCrew serviceWater supply for the yachtDiesel and GasolineBed linen and bath towelsUse of equipment on boardYacht insurance (we advise you to take out your own individual travel insurance)V.A.T.On Greek islands itineraries:Harbour taxes and mooring fees in foreign waters for the yachtAll port procedures and expenses in foreign waters for the yacht
Tour Not Includes
Airport transfersAlcoholic and non alcoholic beverages including bottled water(These can be purchased on the yacht)Optional land excursions and entrance fees to historical places and museumsIndividual port taxes on arrival and departure in Turkey and GreeceEvery saturday between April 19th and October 18thEvery sunday between May 04th and October 12thEvery monday between May 05th and October 13th
Orak Island - Cokertme - Seven Islands - Kufre - Long Port - English Harbour - Cleopatra Island - Karacasogut - Longoz - Tuzla - Kargili - Kisebuku (Alakisla Buku) - Pabuc Burnu - Yaliciftlik - Bodrum