The most popular Blue Cruise leaving from Olymposis the cruise that heads onto Fethiye. Taking 4 days and 3 nights this cruise is the highlight of most peoples time in Turkey. The cruise has something for everyone whether it is the ancient sights or the beautiful turquoise waters for your swimming and snorkelling, no one will leave disappointed.
You leave Olympos / Demre Harbour bound for the famous Sunken City of Kekova and Simena Castle. You will spend the day in the Kekova area before getting to visit the little fishing village of Kas on the following day. There is time for shopping and plenty of swimming along the way on gulet cruise. The following morning you will wake up in Butterfly Valley where you can take a hike in the valley or just in enjoy the view. You will then cruise past Europe’s most photographed beach, Oludeniz, anchoring on the backside of the Blue Lagoon before you finally anchor down at St Nicholas Island, where you can go and explore the ruins and enjoy your last night on board. Throughout your gulet cruise, you and the other guests will be offered the chance to undertake some optional activities of paragliding and diving, you will get the chance to relax and swim in some stunning bays, whilst the whole time enjoying a plentiful of Turkish dishes and hospitality.
You will be travelling on a standard Turkish gulet – yacht. The gulet is equipped with all you will need for your days and nights on board. You will have ensuite private bathrooms to each cabin and plenty of space inside to store your bags. Your Blue Cruise will end in Fethiye harbour on the fourth day around lunchtime. Olympos to Fethiye blue cruise route is the most popular gulet cruise route in Turkey because of the variety of special destination of sites this coastline include. The coastline keep relics from the ancient Lycians, Ottomans, Romans, and Greeks which will make your gullet cruise turkey experience unforgettable.
Day 1 : Olympos - Demre to Gokkaya Bay
On the first day of your cruise, you will be picked up from Olympos around 10:00 am and taken to Demre harbour to pick up the rest of the guests, the journey takes around 2 hours. On arrival to Demre, you will have time for any last-minute shopping. At around 12:00pm you will be picked up from Demre bus station and transferred to our yacht at Ucagiz Village Harbour where you will begin your cruise. We will cruise onto the Sunken City, an ancient town dating back 2000 years to the Lycian period and destroyed by an earthquake. We will cruise over this protected World Heritage site, however, no swimming, diving or snorkelling is allowed in this area.Your captain will then steer the gulet across to Simena Castle where you can walk to the top and witness a magical view over the bay, taking in the underwater Lycian Tombs and the Sunken City. Our gulet will spend the night in Gokkaya Bay.
Day 2 : Gokkoya Bay to Aquarium Bay
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
This morning we will cruise to Yaglica Bay where you will enjoy breakfast and a refreshing swim. We then cruise to Kas, a beautiful fishing village, for lunch. You will have time to enjoy this small Turkish town, with plenty of eating, drinking and shopping delights before cruising on to Aquarium Bay for dinner. You will spend the night here.
Day 3 : Aquarium Bay to St Nicholas Island
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
Before you have arisen from your slumber, the captain will journey north, so you can wake to the natural beauty of Butterfly Valley. After breakfast there is time for swimming, sunbathing, and an optional hike up to the waterfall. Butterfly Valley is known to be the home to over 136 different types of butterflies and moths, however in the summer months difficult to spot. Afterwards, we will visit Oludeniz beach, Europe’s most photographed beach and one of the best sites in the world to paraglide.Tonight we will anchor at St. Nicholas Island, we arrive in time to enjoy some watersports and the delicious Turkish pancakes served by ladies in wooden boats. Late in the afternoon, you can walk up through the island's ruins and witness the amazing sunset.
Day 4 : St Nicholas Island to Fethiye
Breakfast and Lunch Included
Breakfast is served at St. Nicholas Island and we spend a short time here before cruising to Samanlik Bay or Tarzan's Bay for swimming and lunch. We will dock at Fethiye Harbour after lunch.
TRAVELSHOP TURKEY NEW TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
We would like to offer you our updated cancellation policies due to Corona Virus issue.
TravelShop Turkey and Murti’s Tour; cares for the well-being of its guests and its partners very much. As a company, we keep guests’ satisfaction, health & wealth as our priority.
In order to pre-book your tours and benefit from your bookings until the last day, we have made some alterations to ease the process. As a result of this process, you will save time and money and no risk taken when you book to travel with us.
BOOKING PAYMENT CONDITIONS:
TravelShop Turkey and Murti’s Tour; makes it easy to book the tours with an advanced payment of only 25% with the rest of 75% payable on arrival. You can cancel your new bookings anytime until 15 May 2020 up to 2 working days prior to your departure. If you will prefer to make bank transfer for the remaining balance of 75%, you need to make sure that it is received by our side by the tour start date. If through a credit card, you can always make the payment our online service only to be withdrawn by the tours start date.
TravelShop Turkey and Murti’s Tour; will not apply any penalties to you if you cancel before 2 working days of tour departure date until 15 May 2020, your deposit of 25% to be refunded. This way, our guests will be on the safe side and will not worry about penalties. In case that you have informed us of your arrival/departure flight details and received related confirmations for accommodation and tour programs, yet haven’t showed up for the tour, 25% deposit to be non-refundable. With the exception of ready-made packages, if you require different accommodation venues like any international brand name hotels, your tours would fall under “customized/tailor-made tours” category and hotels’ regulations to be applicable and to be announced within the itinerary. Our aim is not to charge guests’ for a penalty and care for the benefit of the guests that we will comply from here on end.
DOMESTIC FLIGHT PAYMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS:
As we strive to refund our guests fully, we haven’t included our domestic flights. Each domestic flight has its own set of regulations applicable. Therefore, to cover you and keep from a no-show penalties, we will provide our tours without the calculation of domestic flights. Domestic flight price for adult travelers is approximately Euros: 50,00 for one way and for under 2 years old, approximately Euros: 20,00 as an insurance policy. When your booking is ascertained, we will require flight ticket price in full. If cancelled, we will comply by Airline Company’s cancellation policy. This way, we would be able to ease the process and provide a comfortable and worry-free travel.
WE TRULY APPRECIATE YOUR COOPERATION
We would like to again underline that our purpose is to cover you from any harm due to this virus issue and help as best we can. You may direct this information to your guests with a comfort and the fact that no loss on their part that, this may help you to travel to Turkey as a popular destination that TravelShop Turkey caters for. TravelShop Turkey has over 1.000 tours in 30 different categories that you can book and purchase with a comfort and confidence as no cancellation fees will be deducted from you.
Please let us know in case of any further assistance required by yourselves that we are willing to help in every way that we can.
P.S. Besides from the Updated Terms & Conditions, Cancellation Procedures and Domestic Flights Regulations as listed above, all current terms and conditions on the itineraries still valid and applicable respectively.
Children of 6 and under are not allowed on this cabin cruise. Ages 7 to 10 years old are charged at 50% of the full cruise rate if staying in their parent/guardian’s cabin. If there is more than one child, the first child is charged 50% and every child after at full price. Ages 11+ charged at full cruise price.
Bringing your drinks is not allowed on this cruise. Your cabin charter is a non-guided tour. There is no local guide on board providing information on the sites and locations. All efforts will be made to follow this itinerary, however, in cases of poor weather and/or sea conditions, this schedule may change. This could include altered daily plans and overnight stops. In these situations, all efforts will be made to consult customers on alternative options, no money will be refunded.
Pickups and Meeting Point Departing from Fethiye: There are no Hotel pick-ups available. You will need to meet at Our Office at 09.00 AM. Please visit 'Location & Contact page' for our office location.
Departing from Kas: There is no Hotel pick up available. You will receive the meeting poing details on your e-ticket.
Departing from Olympos: Pick up is available from Olympos Hotels. Pick up is not provided from Cirali or Antalya.
Departing from Demre: Meeting time is at noon at Demre Bus station. Transfers are available for an additional cost, please contact us if you want to book transfers.