On this eight-day cruise from Bodrum harbor, discover the secrets, beauty, and history of the Aegean sea. Join us for a week of swimming, relaxation, and local culture!
What to Expect
Day 1 - Bodrum - Blue Cruise Start
Boarding starts at 15:30 from Bodrum harbour. On the first day, your boat will be anchored at Bodrum Port for dinner and overnight stay. Bodrum has a history that goes back to the 12th century B.C. The city, formerly called Halicarnassus, was the birthplace of Herodotus. Here, you will see The Mausoleum of King Mausolus (350 B.C.), which is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. You will also see the ancient amphitheater, one of the oldest theaters in Anatolia with a capacity of 13.000 guests, and the Castle of Saint Peter, which dates back to the middle ages.
Day 2 - Orak island - Cokertme
While you have breakfast, you will be informed about the cruise itinerary and the boat. Then we will cruise to Orak island. Take the opportunity to swim in the crystal-blue waters of Orak island and enjoy lunch. Then sail to Cokertme, a small and picturesque fishing town, for diner and for overnight stay. If the weather conditions are permitting it may be possible to use the sail on the way. Guests are welcome to take a short walk on the shore.
Day 3 - Seven island - Kufre - Long Port
Before breakfast in the early morning, we will cruise to Seven islands. This region is full of many small islands and a coral reef; here, you can dive, swim, sleep and rest. Our guests can also enjoy a walk in the forests which are filled with pine trees. Our first stop in Seven islands Region will be Kufre bay. We will be anchoring at Uzun Liman (Long Port) for diner and overnight stay.
Day 4 - Tuzla - Longoz - Karacasogut
The gulet will anchor at Tuzla bay, wher you can enjoy a swim in the turquoise blue waters. For lunch, our captain will cruise to Longoz bay, another paradise sheltered by huge pine forests. After lunch you can enjoy a short walk in the forest and take a rest in Ali Babas, a local shed-like cafe. Then your boat will sail to Karacasogut village for dinner and to spend the night. This lovely village is located 25kms away from Marmaris. We may have optional tours to Marmaris or Dalyan-Caunos for those wishing to explore these places. The guests joined for 'Mini Cruise' may leave the boat here.
Day 5 - Cleopatra island - English harbour
In the morning, we will cruise to Sedir (Cedrae) island. This unique island with its small beach and unbelievable clear water is like an open-air museum. You can see the city-walls, the ruins from the Dors reign (later on restorated as a church); the amphitheatre with 1500 guest capacity and the domed historical buildings. You can walk around the wrecks of pillars with antique writings on them or the ancient stones decorated with reliefs. Cleopatra beach, located on this island has a very special kind of sand that can only be found in the deserts of Northern Africa. According to the myth King Antonius had brought this sand from Egypt by sea for Cleopatra. Later we will cruise to English Port for dinner and overnight stay. The name English Port comes from the second World War; when the ships of English Navy forces used to dock here. In this area there are many small and large bays sheltered enough and suitable for the boats to anchor.
Day 6 - Kargili - Kisebuku (Alakisla Buku)
We will cruise to Kargili bay (Molla Ibrahim bay) early in the morning. After lunch, we will be anchoring at Kisebuku (Alakisla Buku), where you will have a chance to see Byzantine ruins. We will spend the night in this lovely bay.
Day 7 - Pabuc Burnu - Yaliciftlik - Bodrum
We will sail to Pabucburnu after breakfast and enjoy lunch here. Tea will be served in Yaliciftlik bay. An optional village tour can be arranged from this bay for those guests wishing to experience local life. Then your boat will be cruise back to Bodrum Port for the last days dinner and overnight stay.
Day 8 - Bodrum - Blue Cruise End
After breakfast your blue cruise concludes at 10:30. We hope your blue cruise was a memorable one and we would like to see you in future in one of our blue cruises again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Turkey.
- Breakfasts, lunches - afternoon teas, coffee and cookies - dinners
- All charter and berth taxes, harbour and port procedures
- Transit log and related formalities
- Mooring expenses
- Crew service
- Water supply for the yacht
- Diesel and Gasoline
- Bed linen and bath towels
- Use of equipment on board
- Yacht insurance (we advise you to take out your own individual travel insurance)
- On Greek islands itineraries:
- Harbour taxes and mooring fees in foreign waters for the yacht
- All port procedures and expenses in foreign waters for the yacht
What's Not Included
- Airport transfers
- Alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages including bottled water(These can be purchased on the yacht)
- Optional land excursions and entrance fees to historical places and museums
- Individual port taxes on arrival and departure in Turkey and Greece
Know Before You Go
Discount for 1 child (accommodation in parents cabin) Age 0-3 free,
age 4-10 half price, age +10 full price, 2nd child or more full price.