Halicarnassus Tour (Bodrum-Gökova-Bodrum / 8 days- 7 nights)
Departures every Saturday and Sunday
Day 1: Bodrum
Check in aboard will start at 15:30 hrs., in
Bodrum Harbour. For this first day, our gulet will stay at Port for dinner and night, for you to explore
Bodrum, with a history from the 12nd century B.C, when the city was called
Halicarnassus. It was the cradle of
Herodotus, the “Father of History” and Dionysos, author of a valuable volume of the History of Rome.
Halicarnassus was a famous city specialy because of the
“Mausoleum” of King Mausolus (350 B.C.), one of the
Seven Wonders of the World. But there is only one structure that survived from the Classical Era: the
Amphitheatre, for 13.000 people that, although one of the oldest theatres in
Anatolia, still hosts some shows and concerts. The
Castle of Saint Peter is known as the landmark of the city and a must see for being one of its best preserved pieces of architecture from the Middle Ages. You should not miss the
“Myndos Gate” either. Through the
Alexander the Great entered
Day 2: Orak Island – Cokertme
After breakfast, you will receive information about the cruise itinerary, the gulet and the rules aboard. Then, we will sail to
Orak Islands with an unbelievably beautiful underwater topography that you can explore by swimming and diving. After lunch in
Orak we will cruise to
Cokertme, a small and picturesque fishing town. Here we will have dinner and stay the night and you can have a nice walk on its shores.
Day 3: Seven Islands (Kufre- Uzun Liman/ Long Port) – English Harbour
Quite early in the morning, before breakfast, we will cruise to
Seven Islands. Located between the capes
Teke Burnu and
Taneli Burnu, they consist of seven islands, 3 in the North and 4 in the Northeast- Southwest direction. In this region, full of small islands as well, we recommend you to swim and dive in the coral reef and have a good rest. You can also have a nice walk in the pine tree forests near the
Kufre Bay before sailing to
Uzun Limani (Long Port). For dinner and night we will anchored at the
English Port, called like that because of the many
British Navy ships that used to dock here during World War II.
Day 4: Cleopatra Island- Karacasogut
In this 4th day we will go to
Sedir (Cedrae) Island, a unique place with a small, clear watered beach, wich looks like an oper-air museum. You will admire the city walls, the
Dorian Temple (restored as a church), the 1500 seats
Ampitheatre and other historical buildings. You will also find here the wrecks of ancient pillars with antique writings and highlighted old stones. Located in this island it is
Cleopatra Beach, with a rare kind of sand you would only find in the deserts of Northern Africa. According to the legend,
Marc Anthony brought that sand by ships from Egypt, as a special gift for
Cleopatra. After discovering this special island we will sail to the
village of Karacasogut, where we will have dinner and spend the night.
Karacasogut is just 25 kilometers away from
Marmaris, so you can take a dolmus (minibus) in the village and visit this beautiful city. We also offer you an optional, lovely tour to
Dalyan - Caunos.
Day 5: Longoz- Tuzla
After a morning swimming our
turkish gulet will take you to
Longoz Bay for lunch. This is another little paradise, safe and calm, with huge pine forests you can walk through. Here you can enjoy a nice stop to rest in
Ali Baba's cafe, with a peculiar shed-like looking. Later, we will be anchoring at
Tuzla Bay for a swimming time in its turquoise-blue waters. We will have dinner and overnight stay at
Day 6: Kargili- Kisebuku (Alakisla Buku)
Early in the morning we will reach
Kargili Bay (Molla Ibrahim Bay). After lunch, we will be anchoring at
Kisebuku (Alakisla Buku), a perfect place to take a relaxing break and a cultural sightseeing among its ancient Byzantine ruins. After all the exploring you could take a swim, sunbake, and chill for the rest of the night in this lovely bay.
Day 7: Pabucburnu - Yaliciftlik – Bodrum
We will be at
Pabucburnu for lunch and tea will be served in
Yaliciftlik Bay. Here we can arrange an optional village tour, for those who aim to feel the local experience. Later, our
gulet will sail back to
Bodrum, for the last days dinner and night. As it would be your last night in our
cruise, you can go together with your shipmates to have fun in
Bodrum or stay in the
gulet and have a special time with our
Day 8: Bodrum
After breakfast, by 10:30 hrs., passenger will leave our boat with wonderful memories. We hope to see you again aboard for a new, different and unforgettable
We pick you at
and we will get prepared to board our
Shuttle services to our pick-up point
contact us to arrange a
transfer from other cities or ports to the agreed meeting points for boarding the
gulet. Once your booking is confirmed we will send you a
voucher with all our
contact information, like
telephone numbers and email address, in case you need to contact us in advance to arrange your
transfer. You can do it by yourself or you can hire our services.
Passengers must be at the settled point before
15:30 hrs. At time we will start boarding our
8 days- 7 nights.
Adittional supplement for single cabin
Children between 4-10 years old
Children between 0-3 years old
Cabin in Turkish gulet, price per person (two persons per cabin)
(100 % in August and September)
(sharing cabin with parents)
Full board accommodation on a yacht (welcome coctail, breakfast-lunch-dinner and afternoon tea-cake service per day on board).
Use of equipment on board.
Diesel. Running water.
Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages; these can be bought from the bar on board. Land excursions.
Terms and Conditions
Must book at least
2 days in advance.
At the time of booking will be charged
20% of total the amount.
The remaining amount will be
paid in cash the day of the activity.
You must print the
voucher we send you as a
confirmation of your advance payment.
The cancellation means the
loss of the deposit.
Date modifications can be made without penalties, according to our availability.
per person based on
a cabin for two. There will be an
additional supplement of 70% (except during July and August in which supplement will be 100%) to those staying in a
Once you complete the
booking process you will receive a
confirmation email. In this email you will find our
contact details for any doubt, question or needs you may have. You will receive
instant confirmation of your booking.
under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
How to do the booking?
To book a
turkish gulet cruise for a Halikarnassos Tour just enter the desired date and complete the
form on top of this page. Your reservation will be confirmed immediately.
In case you have any
questions about our
Turkish gulet cruises please consult our
Gulet FAQs. If problems occur at the time of booking or you would like to hire other services, contact us