Boat & Bike

TURKEY BOAT & BIKE TOUR (from BODRUM to BODRUM) 

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Bike and sail along the best preserved natural areas and most scenic routes of the Turkish Aegean coast. This unspoiled part of Turkey is perfect for the nature lovers who want get off the tourist track and discover quiet small villages, bike through the local trails and roads, explore local culture and relax on the pristine coves of the Aegean Sea. The southern Aegean coast of Anatolia is one of the most colorful and peaceful Turkish holiday destinations. This unique coast has a rich history dating back to ancient Caria and homeland of Herodotus, the father of history.

Tour Day by Day

Day 1, Saturday: Welcome to Turkey

Your guides will greet you in Bodrum Milas Airport and will transfer you to your Gulet at the marina. Upon your arrival stroll through the Bodrum town, ancient Halicarnassus of Caria, which is known for the Mausoleum, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Or take a rest on the deck and enjoy your wine on board.  Tonight enjoy your dinner in a local restaurant with the night view of the majestic castle on your own.

Meals: On your own

Destinations:  Bodrum Airport, Bodrum Marina

Accommodations: Luxury Gulet

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Day 2, Sunday: Çökertme Village – Akbük

After leisurely breakfast we will cruise to Çökertme Cove where you will start your bike adventure and your first dive in Aegean. After lunch we bike among the ancient cisterns and proceed to Akbuk beach where we will enjoy our dinner on board with tranquility of the Aegean Sunset.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner onboard

Destinations: Çökertme Village and Akbük

Accomplished: 25 miles / 40 km

Accommodations: Luxury Gulet


Day 3, Monday: Akbük – Akyaka – Sedir (Cleopatra Island) – Okluk Cove

From Akbük cove we continue on asphalt road along the spectacular views between pine forest and turquoise waters. Our boat will be waiting for us at Akyaka Cove. Relax on board and cruise to Sedir (Cleopatra’s) Island. After your lunch your next route starts from Sedir Island port and continues to Okluk Bay. We will have dinner and overnight at Okluk cove which is a hidden destination for sailors.                        .

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Onboard

Destinations: Akbük Village, Akyaka, Sedir (Cleopatra’s Island), Okluk Cove

Accomplished: 34 miles / 55 km

Accommodations: Luxury Gulet

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Day 4, Tuesday: Okluk Cove – Kargı Cove- Kufre Cove        

Get ready for a challenging day! Keep enjoying the beautiful panoramas over the forest roads of the region. Up hills and down hills with fantastic panorama of Gokova Gulf until where our boat welcomes us for lunch. After lunch cycle to the secluded Küfre cove on a straight forest road. where we will spend the night.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner onboard

Destinations:  Okluk Cove, Kufre Cove

Accomplished: 22 miles / 35 km

Accommodations: Luxury Gulet


Day 5, Wednesday: Kufre Cove – Amazon Cove – Seven Islands

Bicycle on the twisting stabilized forest roads of the Datça Peninsula over viewing seven small islands and arrive to unspoiled Kufre cove where we will have lunch on board. After the lunch we will enjoy the beach and recover for the afternoon ride along the scenic route over Aegean. Afternoon tea will be waiting us on board at the end of the day. We set the sail to Seven Islands for dinner and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner onboard

Destinations: Amazon Cove-Seven Islands

Accomplished: 32 miles / 51 km

Accommodations: Luxury Gulet

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Day 6, Thursday: Kormen-Knidos-Mersincik

Cruise with the sunrise to Kormen and enjoy your breakfast on board. Ride your bike through Datca Peninsula which is the furthermost southwestern corner of Turkey. This ride follows the longest climb (11 km) of the program and whoever does not want to climb takes the support van to the top. Afterwards cycle through the narrow peninsula overlooking Mediterranean and Greek Island of Symi and Nisiros. Deep blue of Mediterranean and sky gives you eternal feeling during the ride. The end of the route takes you to the least visited ancient city of Knidos. Known for being the city of Aphrodite, this harbor city enjoy its dramatic location at the end of the peninsula. After lunch in the ancient harbor and visiting the city cruise to Mersincik Bay for dinner and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner onboard

Destinations: Kormen, Knidos, Mersincik

Accomplished: 27 miles / 43 km

Accommodations: Luxury Gulet


Day 7, Friday: Çökertme-Çiftlik Beach-Bodrum

While we are sleeping, our captain cruise to Çökertme Village with the first dawn of the morning. After breakfast in Çökertme village ride through country villages famed for olive oil production and carpet weaving. Enjoy your lunch in a village house and then continue to Ciftlik beach. A short cruise takes us to Bodrum and explore the imposing Bodrum Castle housing the biggest underwater archeological museum of Europe. Discover the world’s oldest ship wrecks, their cargo and the story of ancient sailors while visiting the museum at the end of your cruising experience to appreciate what your crew has done for you. Enjoy your last day shopping in Bodrum downtown and farewell dinner onboard.

Meals: Breakfast / Lunch in a village house / Dinner onboard

Destinations: Çökertme Village, Çiftlik Beach, Bodrum

Accomplished: 30 miles / 48 km

Accommodations: Luxury Gulet

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Day 8, Saturday: Transfer

After breakfast transfer to the airport and fly back to home or you may extend your stay one more day in Bodrum.

Meals: Breakfast

Destinations: Bodrum-Milas Airport


Region: Turkey’s south-western coastal region

Known for: Untouched and protected nature, pristine coves, small and charming villages, quiet roads lined with pine trees and olive groves, ancient water cisterns, infinite scenery of Aegean and Mediterranean along the rides.

 Boat: Hand-crafted traditional wooden boats with air-conditioned spacious cabins with en-suite facilities. Our boats have very spacious and comfortable saloon with dining table and bar, and fully equipped and separate gallery. Comfortable aft deck is equipped with outdoor dining facilities and cushions for lounging. Spacious sun deck area is covered with owning. The crew has their separate cabins and facilities. The boat is powered by engine and sails.

 Bike: Ghost brand mark, 27 or 30 gear hybrid-cross bike with 28 inch or 27 or 30 gear MTB bikes with 29 inch. All bicycles are equipped with a precise Shimano gear shift, Shimano disk brakes, and S, M, L and XL sizes.

Eat: Turkish meze (various appetizers with its fresh Mediterranean ingredients and vegetables served before the meal), grilled fresh seafood, pastries filled with local feta cheese, fresh vegetables and fruits, salads, and grilled meat

Drink: Smooth, harmonious, full-bodied red wines and young and crispy white wines

Highlights:

  • Visiting the Medieval Castle of Bodrum and the Underwater Archaeological Museum
  • Enjoying the luxury and comfort of handcrafted traditional gulet with her private staff and cook serving you diligently
  • Amazing scenery lined with high mountains and crystal clear blue water of Aegean and Mediterranean throughout the rides
  • Constant support of follow-up van and local team which guides and mechanic

Dates in 2016

International groups with English speaking guidance.

Prices in 2016

  • Price in double cabin is 1495€ per person
  • The single supplement is 550€ for a week and limited
  • The rental bike is 85€ weekly per person
  • Minimum number of guests is 6 to run this tour with for our international groups

What is included?
We include more on our trips than any other bike tour company in an effort to provide our guests with the most unforgettable and stress-free travel experience.

  • Stunning and luxurious accommodation on traditional hand crafted wooden gulet
  • Top of the line bicycle selection-Ghost brand mark
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • All breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and nutritious snacks during the rides
  • Unlimited bottled water during the entire program
  • Expert English/German speaking guides with extensive local knowledge
  • Complete van support every miles of the way to enjoy your vacation at your own pace
  • Group sizes that don’t exceed 14 guests on a scheduled departure
  • Visits as outlined in the itinerary, entrance fees to historic sites, fascinating museums and scenic natural parks

What is excluded?

  • International and domestic flights
  • Soft and alcoholic beverages during the entire program (guests would get their drinks from the bar onboard)
  • Gratuities for guides and crew
  • Travel and health insurance

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