Aegean Costs &Aegean Cruise
Welcome to Turkey
Arrival to Istanbul.Meet with Bemet Tour staff and transfer to your hotel.Overnight in Istanbul.
After breakfast departure for a full day tour of old Istanbul.Our tour includes Hippodrome,Blue Mosque,Topkapı Palace,St Sophia known as ‘’the Church of the Divine Wisdom’’.
After the lunch we will visit Topkapı Palace .Our last visit will be Grand Bazaar ,with its sixty six streets and alleys over four thousand shops Grand Bazaar is said to be the largest covered bazaar in the World.We also visit a carpet shop and learn how they are manufactured.
Transfer back to your hotel ,overnight in Istanbul.
After breakfast departure for the day’s visits.
We will enjoy a half day tour of a cruise between Europe and Asia .
After lunch we drive to Edirne.Dinner and overnight in Edirne.
Today we visit Edirne including Üç Şerefeli Camii built in 15th century,then Selimiye Camii one of Turkey’s finest mosques built by Mimar Sinan.Our last visit in Edirne will be İkinci Beyazıt Külliyesi built between 1484 and 1488 and its the largest Ottoman spiritual and physical welfare complex ever constructed.
Before leaving Edirne we will visit Darüşşifa (therapy center),now ıts Museum of Health with its rich collection of medical equipment.
Departure for Çanakkale .Dinner and overnight in Çanakkale .
Our first visit will be Troy ,followed by Bergama Asclepion,the town’s Greco-Roman built by Hadrian in 117-138 AD.Dikili and Çandarlı with its Genoese fortress.
Arrival to Kuşadası .Dinner and overnight in Kuşadası.
Departure from your hotel for Ephesus ,one of the best preserved ancient city around the Mediterranean.We visit Temple of Artemis,The Arcadian Way and the theater ,Library of Celsus,Curetes Street, famous Roman baths and The House of Virgin Mary.Before leaving the region we visit Şirince village an ancient and well- preserved ,originally Greek built village .The village is famous by its fruit wines.We also visit a carpet weaving center and to learn how they are made by hand .
Departure for Pamukkale .Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale .
Today we will discover the magnificient White calcium terraces known as travertines in Pamukkale .Before leaving the region we also visit ancient city of Aphrodisias along the way .The site is situated on a high plateau over 600 m and its among the most isolated and beautiful archeological sites of Turkey.
Departure for Fethiye .Dinner and overnight in Fethiye.
Today we visit major sites of ancient Lycian Federation.Tlos,Xantos and Letoon.
Than we will drive to Bodrum .Arrival to the charming Bodrum harbour and board on your gulet in the afternoon.The first night on board in the Bodrum Harbour .
After breakfast we sail to Gulf of Poyraz.Enjoy a swim break at the Bay and your lunch.Continuing to our overnight stop at Bitez,a small village.
We will leave Bitez sailing across the Gulf of Gökova, to the site of Knidos.Cruise to Bay of Çatı .Afternoon free ,you may enjoy a swim break in the turquoise blue waters. Overnight in Çatı .
Early start as we sail to Seven Islands .Another excellent day to enjoy a swim break or walk in the pine forests.Overnight in Seven Islands.
Your gulet sail to Cleopatra Islands.Cleopatra beach located on this island has a very special sand and you will be suprised by the beauty of the island .Enjoy a swim break at the island.Sailing to Bay of Yalı .Overnight in Yalı.
We will cruise to English harbor.Its name comes from the time of 2nd World War as the ships of British navy used to dock .Your afternoon free .Sailing to Tuzla for night.Overnight in Tuzla .
We sail to Çökertme ,a small fishing town.Afterward we will continue to Orak Island.You may enjoy a swim break in the crystal blue waters of Island .Than we will cruise to Bodrum Harbor . Overnight in Bodrum Harbor.
After breakfast on board your blue cruise concluded at approxımately 10:30.
Transfer to airport by Bemet Tour staff.
9 nights accomodation
All airport transfer
Transportation in a fully air conditioned,non smoking vehicle
Professional English speaking tour guide duration of the tour
Car ferry fees between Eceabat-Canakkale
All entrance fees mentioned in programme
Afternoon tees,cafe and cookies
Service of Captain and crew
Tour does not include
Items of a personal nature
Expenses which are not mentioned at the included section
Gulet does not include
Alcoholic and non alcoholıc beverages including bottled water
Optional land excursions