Bodrum - North Greek Islands Itinerary Blue Cruises Turkey
8 Days 7 Nights
Bodrum - North Greek Islands Itinerary
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 bougainvillea 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. On board 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.
Important notice: Currently we only operate this route with AC gulets, therefore please visit: Bodrum - North Greek islands with AC
Bodrum - North Greek Islands Itinerary Gulet Cruise Itinerary
Day 1: Bodrum
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 on board and stay overnight in the harbour. Head out and explore this vibrant town or simply relax on board. (D)
Day 2: Bodrum to Kos
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 a plenty. Nafkilrou Street is famous for its bars and atmosphere. (B, L, D)
Day 3: Kos to Leros
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. (B, L, D)
Day 4: Leros to Patmos Island
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 a 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. (B, L, D)
Day 5: Patmos Island to Leros
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 wonder through the streets filled with white washed 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. (B, L, D)
Day 6: Leros to Kalymnos
We cruise towards Pothia Harbour, the capital of Kalymnos, and stop for a swin 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 center. This includes the Temple of Kalydnian Apollo, the Fortress of Kastelli, or the fortress above the town Chora.
We will anchore at Kalymnos for the night. (B, L, D)
Day 7: Kalymnos to Bodrum
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. (B, L, D)
Day 8: Bodrum
Today we will disembark the gulet after breakfast. (B)
DESTINATION RELATED YACHTS
|25 May - 31 May EUR 575||1 Jun - 28 Jun EUR 690||29 Jun - 2 Aug EUR 840||3 Aug - 30 Aug EUR 975||31 Aug - 13 Sep EUR 840||14 Sep - 27 Sep EUR 690||28 Sep - 11 Oct EUR 575||12 Oct - 18 Oct EUR 460|
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