8 Day Bodrum North Greek Islands Blue Cruises

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Highlights

Bodrum is one of the major starting points or ending points for very popular blue cruises. As its proximity lies very close to the neighbouring Greek Islands, Bodrum is the spot to embark on a Turkey and Greek Island cruising experience. This week-long cruise is a tour of complete relaxation taking in a breadth of fascinating destinations and beautiful landscapes. Witness blue and white houses against a backdrop of breathtaking vivid blue seas, purple bougainvillaea and sights rich in history and character.
Boarding a traditional wooden gulet from Bodrum harbour, this gulet cruise visits the islands of Kos, Pserimos, Xerakampos, Leros, Platanos, Lipsi, Patmos, Kalymnos and all the secluded bays and beaches in between. You will get time to visit each island and there is also plenty of time to really get to enjoy all the beautiful waters you are sailing in with plenty of swimming and snorkelling stops along the way. Let us take you on a journey to soothe your body and soul from Turkey to Greece and back. It will be a holiday you will not forget! This cruise departs every week between May and October.
This blue cruise voyage takes you on a tour through the main North Greek Islands that surround Turkey. You cruise along in a standard Turkish yacht, which is to a very high standard as it goes out into the open waters. The gulet is to a very high standard for the class of yacht that it is and you will be spoilt to be on such an amazing vessel. Onboard gulet you will be spoilt with the beautiful Turkish hospitality and gorgeous food served up to you each day. Your crew are there to make sure your cruising holiday will be one to truly remember. This gulet cruise is one of the only few Greece blue cruise itineraries from Turkey.
 

Day 1 : Bodrum
Dinner Included Your journey begins in Bodrum harbour. We will board in the afternoon where you will have the chance to meet your fellow travellers and crew. Tonight we enjoy a delicious dinner onboard and stay overnight in the harbour. Head out and explore this vibrant town or simply relax onboard.
Day 2 : Bodrum to Kos
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included After breakfast in Bodrum harbour, we will cruise out to Kos Island where you can take your first swim at Lambi Beach. Following our morning of swimming and enjoying the sunshine we will cruise into Kos harbour. Kos is extremely charming and covered in ancient sites including a 14th-century fortress.
Tonight we will stay in Kos harbour and guests can soak up the nightlife of Kos with music and dancing aplenty. Nafkilrou Street is famous for its bars and atmosphere
Day 3 : Kos to Leros
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included Your gulet with depart early to reach Pserimos Island for breakfast and a swim. After a refreshing dip in the sea, we will cruise to the stunning island of Leros, an island with grand cliffs, small bays and villages.
For lunch, we will moor at Xerakampos before cruising to Lakki Harbour or Agia Marina Port in the east, where we will drop anchor for the night.
From the harbour, it is easy to reach the main city Platanos or the rest of the island of Leros. The towns are beautiful with cobbled, narrow laneways and an array of flowers decorating the streets. When the weather is cooler in the afternoon why not try the 300 steps up to the Castle of Leros. Dinner will be served on the boat.
Day 4 : Leros to Patmos Island
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included Patmos Island is the first stop this morning after breakfast for a swim. According to Greek mythology, Patmos was a gift from the goddess of hunting and young women, his daughter Artemis. Guests have the option of taking an excursion to the highlights of the island.
Those venturing on their own can walk through the monasteries or explore the island at their own pace. We will stay in Patmos harbour for the night.
Day 5 : Patmos Island to Leros
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included On day 5 we cruise to Lipsi island where we will have a swimming break at one of the small islands in front of the larger mainland. Once moored in Lipsi, guests can set off for a day of exploring. Visit Platis and Giolos beaches with crystal aqua waters or head into the capital to wander through the streets filled with whitewashed houses, taverns, cafes and restaurants.
Other sites worth visiting are the 7th century Church of Catopanaghia or the 15th Century Church of Panopanaghia. We stay here the night and have dinner on board.
Day 6 : Leros to Kalymnos
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included We cruise towards Pothia Harbour, the capital of Kalymnos, and stop for a swim in a beautiful bay on the way.
Today guests can enjoy their time on the island at the many beaches including Massouri, Mirties and Vlyhadia or discover the many sites in the town centre. This includes the Temple of Kalydnian Apollo, the Fortress of Kastelli, or the fortress above the town Chora. We will anchor at Kalymnos for the night.
Day 7 : Kalymnos to Bodrum
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included Your gulet will cruise into the Turkish port of Turgutreis this morning and we will venture onto Aspat Bay after passing passport control back into Turkey. In Aspat Bay, we will have a swim with the partially ruined Castle of Aspat looking down at us.
Funnily enough, this bay was a shelter for pirates for many years and the castle was a way of keeping an eye on them. We will cruise onto Akvaryum (Aquarium) for a swim and snorkel. In the late afternoon, we will return to Bodrum harbour for dinner and our overnight stay.
Day 8 : Bodrum
Breakfast Included Today we will disembark the gulet after breakfast at approximately 10:30 am.

Includes

  • Drinking water is included on this cruise
  • Meals are included for the duration of your cruise
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and snacks
  • Port and marina fees, taxes and fuel are all included
  • Linen is provided on this cabin charter


Excludes

  • Drinks are not provided in your cabin charter package
  • You can’t not bring your drinks.
  • All drinks are sold on board
  • No towels are provided
  • Entrance fees and optional activities are not included in the cabin charter package price
  • All bar tabs are paid on the conclusion of your cruise by cash only
  • You must bring along your own bath/beach towel

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.


CANCELLATION PROCEDURES:

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.


RESTRICTIONS
Your cabin charter is a non-guided tour. There is no local guide on board providing information on the sites and locations.
Children under 12 years old are not allowed on this cabin charter. 12+ years old are at full cabin charter price.
For cruises visiting the Greek Islands, all participants must be in possession of a valid passport and should obtain a Schengen visa if required. Some visas can be acquired on arrival into the country. It is the passenger’s responsibility to obtain any visas, passports, health certificates or other travel documentation required.
Please note for this cruise:
Every cruise operates with different rules, pros, and cons because of the route and usual clientele. This is some quick helpful information to help you understand what to expect from this particular cruise:
A/C usage is limited: 6-8 hr/day and not after midnight. Using the A/C in the harbours is strictly forbidden and there are 7 nights docked in a harbour on this cruise. Please refer to the itinerary for full details.
Sometimes harbours can be quiet noisy. Please be prepared for this.
Dietary requirements cannot be catered for on these routes.
Children aged 12 and under are not permitted.
Share cabins and triples are not available. Single travellers or the third/fifth person will have to pay a single supplement fee and book a cabin for themselves. A single supplement can be 70-100% more on the price. If you are travelling solo or in odd numbers, you may want to look at alternate cruises where shared and triple cabins are available with no extra cost: Fethiye, Kekova, Olympos Routes.
Before proceeding with booking please scroll down and read the 'Important Information' section to ensure you have all the information you need to book the cruise.
 
 

This cruise operated with Standard/Classic Gulets. All our yachts have yacht insurance. We advise all travelers to take out their own individual travel insurance. For this route, we (TravelShopTurkey) may use different operator/gulets than our own.

The A/C can be used up to 8 hours maximum. Using A/C in the harbors are strictly forbidden, and there are 4 - 6 nights harbour docking on Greek Island cruises. Please be aware that all the harbours can be quiet noisy.

Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and snacks are included in the cabin charter. Drinks are not provided in your cabin charter package. On this cabin charter, please do not bring any drinks onboard. All drinks including water are sold onboard prices. A bar tab is set up for the duration of the week. All bar tabs are paid on the conclusion of your cruise.
Dietary requirements are not accepted/prepared on this route, guests who have dietary needs must bring own additional food onboard.

Allocation of cabins is done on site. All cabins on these cruises are for two people in usually a double cabin layout. Single travelers cannot share cabins with other individuals on the cruise. They must reserve a single supplement cabin. For single supplement prices please email us. All cabins have private bathrooms with toilet and shower.

Available On Dates

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Bodrum - Bodrum
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