11 Days Mediterranean with Gullet Tour /
|ISTANBUL – CAPPADOCIA – ANTALYA – GULET
|Arrive Istanbul – Transfer
|Old City Tour + Fly to Cappadocia
|Cappadocia Tour & Fly to Antalya
|Antalya City Tour
|Olympos/Demre to Gokkaya Bay
|Gokkoya Bay to Aquarium Bay
|Aquarium Bay to St Nicholas Island
|St Nicholas Island to Fethiye
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- All sightseeing tours of the places mentioned in the program.
- Domestic flight tickets (may be operated by Turkish Airlines,Anadolu Jet,Atlas Global,Sun Express,Onur Airlines or Pegasus Airlines )
- All tours with English speaking guidance licenced by Ministry of Culture and Tourism
- All transport with new & AC vehicles
- All airport transfer throughout the trip
- All entrance & parking fees,ferry,tolls and petrol
- All local taxes and insurances
- A standard gulet is provided for this cabin charter. Some may be equipped with air conditioning, however, this cruise is a None-AC cruise.
- Yachts are determined on your arrival. Gulet cannot be predetermined or guaranteed at the time of booking.
- All our yachts have yacht insurance.
Welcome to Istanbul. Our driver will meet you at the airport. You will be transferred to your hotel. Check-in Time is after 2 Pm.
You may join our optional Dinner Cruise Tour depending on your arrival today.
After you meet with your guide at the hotel, you will start the tour which will be completed by public transportation. First, you will visit Dolmabahce Palace, a blend of various European architectural styles, which was built between 1843 – 1856 by Karabet Balyan, the court architect of Sultan Abdulmecid. The three-storied palace built on a symmetrical plan has 285 rooms and 43 halls. The palace has survived intact with its original decorations, furniture, silk carpets, and curtains. It surpasses all other palaces in the world in wealth and magnificence.
After Dolmabahce Palace you will have a chance to step on Galata Bridge which was built in Ottoman Period.
Then your guide will take you to one of the mosques which were built by Master Architect Sinan, Rustem Pasha Mosque. The Rüstem Pasha Mosque was unique among Sinan’s many mosques for its lavishly decorated, tiled interior. Rüstem Pasha may have ordered the mosque’s characteristic İznik tiles in order to support court designer Kara Memi, who was known for elegant floral designs.
After lunch, you will join a regular boat trip on the Bosphorus An amazing cruise between the two continents, EUROPE and ASIA, along the Bosphorus by the Dolmabahçe and Beylerbeyi Palaces, wooden villas, and mansions.
THE RUMELI FORTRESS(FROM THE SEA) (NO INTERIOR VISIT)
Istanbul had been besieged many times before Mehmet the Conquer took the city in 1453, but it managed to defend itself with the help of the Roman city walls.
At the end of the tour, you will have time to do shopping in Spice Market which is one of the largest bazaars in the city. Located in the Eminönü quarter of the Fatih district, it is the most famous covered shopping complex after the Grand Bazaar.
After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and Hippodrome.
After the tour, we will transfer you to the airport. Please check out your room and take your luggage to the luggage room at the hotel. You will fly to Kayseri. After your arrival, we will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel.
You may join the optional Hot Air Balloon Ride this morning.
Marvel at the lunar landscape with a fully guided tour of Cappadocia, visiting Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy chimneys. Drive to paşabag (Monk’s Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles. Drive to the city of Avanos. In the afternoon visit another beautiful open-air museum at Göreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Lastly, before returning to your hotel, visit the natural castles at Uchisar.
After having breakfast at the hotel, we will again depart for a full-day Cappadocia tour. Depart from your hotel to visit Red valley, and explore the famous rock-cut churches and hike 5 km through the Güllüdere valley. Then visit Çavuşin village. This village is famous for the houses and churches of Christian clergymen. After lunch Drive to pigeon valley. In the afternoon visit Kaymaklı underground city. Where early Christians lived in fear and faith. After the tour, we will transfer you to Kayseri airport, and you will fly to Antalya. After arriving we will welcome you and transfer your hotel to Antalya.
After breakfast, you will discover Antalya City. First, you will be driven west side of the city as the first roundtrip Tunektepe cable car ride will happen when we reach the top great view of the mediterranean sea and city sights after that heading to Duden Waterfall will be visiting almost one-hour free time and lunch will be given at waterfall as last place Karpuz Kaldıran Waterfall will be visited which is where the river is falling to the sea. After the tour back to the hotel.
IMPORTANT NOTICE All efforts are made to follow this itinerary, however, in cases of poor weather and/or sea conditions, this schedule may change at Captain’s discretion. Our passenger’s safety is our number one priority. This could include daily destinations as well as overnight stops. If these situations arise, all efforts will be made to consult customers on alternative options. No money will be refunded
After breakfast, we will transfer you to Demre and Our first sight for the day is the Sunken City, an ancient town that dates back 2000 years to the Lycian period and was destroyed by an earthquake in the 2nd century. We will cruise over this protected World Heritage site nice and slowly to enjoy the view, however as this is a protected sight no swimming, diving, or snorkeling is allowed. Following this, we will anchor down near Kekova and the island of Kalekoy to visit Simena Castle. Guests can enjoy walking through the cobbled streets of the town or head into the castle to witness some amazing views of the Kekova region
Today you will cruise onto Kas, which is a small fishing village with some of the best shopping in the area, especially unique jewelry pieces. You will be given time to explore the local shops, including lots of handmade jewelry, clothes stores, and some local cafes for a great brew of coffee.
You may join optional Diving depending on your arrival today.
Your last day on the gulet will be a nice and lazy start. You will wake up at St Nicholas Island where you can enjoy another morning swim. Lots of fish are in this area too, so why not throw a hand line in to see what you can add to lunch? We have breakfast before cruising around to one of the bays near FETHIYE for lunch and a final swim. The gulet will enter Fethiye Harbour after lunchtime around 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm. You will disembark the gulet and say farewell to new-found friends and your friendly crew.
We will meet you at Fethiye port and transfer your hotel in Fethiye
Your last day on the gulet will be a nice and lazy start. You will wake up at St. Nicholas Island where you can enjoy another morning swim. Lots of fish are in this area too, so why not throw a hand line in to see what you can add to lunch! We have breakfast before cruising around to one of the bays near Fethiye for lunch and a final swim. The gulet will enter Fethiye Harbour after lunchtime around 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm. You will disembark the gulet and say farewell to new-found friends and your friendly crew.
We will meet you at Fethiye port and transfer your hotel in Fethiye
Upon your flight time, we will transfer you to the Dalaman Airport and you fly from Dalaman to Istanbul Airport and take your connecting flight.
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