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What to see and things to do in TURKEY

10 tours Turkey is the only country that is bridge between Asia and Europe continents. Both natural and cultural richness and nearness to natural resources Turkey’s geopolitical location is the primary. Because of this Turkey hosted lots of nation and, was the aim of many empires and witnessed lots of war for this reasons. Anatolia and Rumelia that has been the residential area of numerous community, forms Turkey’s borders. Within these borders by holding traces of history in 7 different region of the country, in spite of developing technology and industrialization there are still wonders that protects its beauty and exhibits it to us with all its generosity. Istanbul is the evidence for that by summarizing all of the properties of the country in two shakes. It embodies Turkey’s all properties with its architecture and hidden heavens. In addition to this, Turkey is opening doors for everybody from every part of the world with its all cities and all localities. On the one hand Ephesus, Bursa, Çanakkale and so on for the historical vacations, on the other hand nonesuch natural beauty that amazes visitors Pamukkale, Cappadocia, 4 season vacation possibility serving Karadeniz(Blacksea) Ege(Aegean) and Akdeniz(Mediterranean) Regions Turkey is hosting millions of guest every year. Either you can breathe relax and green fresh air in the middle of summer or live an unforgettable summer vacation in Mediterranean shores. If you want relieve your stress by skiing over Bursa’s magnificent Uludağ in winter or taste different winter meals of the country in the eastern part of Turkey. Turkey is one of the fantastic countries that you can spend your vacation in every city and every region with hospitable people of it. It is impossible for you to not to come across with different countries’ mosques, different period’s churches and synagogues in every corner of the Anatolia which hosted every kind of people from every nation during the ages. Armenian, Catholic, Bulgarian churches Roman patriarchates various cathedrals and synagogues that blinds you with their different architecture is existing in every part of Turkey. And also Christian world’s important pilgrimage center House of Virgin Mary is in the countries’ on of the most precious cities. You can be sure that this region which is hosting numerous pilgrim, can welcome you with different alternatives. Of course it is not just sightseeing places of Turkey that gains currency. The countries each region has got their own culture climate and cuisine also. The diversity that you cannot find over the world is just available in court kitchen. All kind of meals and all kind of pleasure addressing Turkish cuisine will make you lick your fingers. Again each locality will open a door to a different culture and meet you with different tastes and you will be amazed richness of the cuisine. It is not possible to fit beauties of this world wonders in this few minutes. There is no need to be pessimistic if you do not have time to travel all over the country. There is a website that gives you detailed information about Turkey’s most beautiful cities.There are also high mountains, such as Ağrı, Kaçkar, Süphan and Ilgaz that allows you climbing sports and you may also enjoy winter sports in such mountains as Uludağ, Palandöken, Sarıkamış. These mountains contains facilities for skiing. If you wish, you may relax your spirit in the gren plateaus of Karadeniz while drinking your well steeped tea. As a country that surrounded on three sides by seas, Turkey, with her clean bays, long beaches and bright waters, is an excellent place for summer vacation. If you do not make parasailing in Fethiye Ölüdeniz, you may not complete your list of places to see.For discovering the handicraft such as marbeling[Ebru], calligraphy[hat] and ceramic or excellent Turkish rugs which are sewed by hand or local houses of Harran and Safranbolu, or Turkey’s foods and cloths awaits you!

Turkey Package Tours ( Hotel + Tours + Airport Transfers)

5 tours Turkey is the only country that is bridge between Asia and Europe continents. Both natural and cultural richness and nearness to natural resources Turkey’s geopolitical location is the primary. Because of this Turkey hosted lots of nation and, was the aim of many empires and witnessed lots of war for this reasons. Anatolia and Rumelia that has been the residential area of numerous community, forms Turkey’s borders. Within these borders by holding traces of history in 7 different region of the country, in spite of developing technology and industrialization there are still wonders that protects its beauty and exhibits it to us with all its generosity. Istanbul is the evidence for that by summarizing all of the properties of the country in two shakes. It embodies Turkey’s all properties with its architecture and hidden heavens. In addition to this, Turkey is opening doors for everybody from every part of the world with its all cities and all localities. On the one hand Ephesus, Bursa, Çanakkale and so on for the historical vacations, on the other hand nonesuch natural beauty that amazes visitors Pamukkale, Cappadocia, 4 season vacation possibility serving Karadeniz(Blacksea) Ege(Aegean) and Akdeniz(Mediterranean) Regions Turkey is hosting millions of guest every year. Either you can breathe relax and green fresh air in the middle of summer or live an unforgettable summer vacation in Mediterranean shores. If you want relieve your stress by skiing over Bursa’s magnificent Uludağ in winter or taste different winter meals of the country in the eastern part of Turkey. Turkey is one of the fantastic countries that you can spend your vacation in every city and every region with hospitable people of it. It is impossible for you to not to come across with different countries’ mosques, different period’s churches and synagogues in every corner of the Anatolia which hosted every kind of people from every nation during the ages. Armenian, Catholic, Bulgarian churches Roman patriarchates various cathedrals and synagogues that blinds you with their different architecture is existing in every part of Turkey. And also Christian world’s important pilgrimage center House of Virgin Mary is in the countries’ on of the most precious cities. You can be sure that this region which is hosting numerous pilgrim, can welcome you with different alternatives. Of course it is not just sightseeing places of Turkey that gains currency. The countries each region has got their own culture climate and cuisine also. The diversity that you cannot find over the world is just available in court kitchen. All kind of meals and all kind of pleasure addressing Turkish cuisine will make you lick your fingers. Again each locality will open a door to a different culture and meet you with different tastes and you will be amazed richness of the cuisine. It is not possible to fit beauties of this world wonders in this few minutes. There is no need to be pessimistic if you do not have time to travel all over the country. There is a website that gives you detailed information about Turkey’s most beautiful cities Turkey Tour Packages is organizing private or group daily tours and package tours all around Turkey. Organize your vacation in Turkey with reasonable prices by the help of experienced Travel Agency based in Istanbul, Turkey. Expert in private and group tours, blue cruises, tailor made vacations, hotel reservations domestic flight bus and train ticket reservations all around Turkey. Tour to Turkey is amazing and awesome experience that is different from tours to any other part of the world. Tours to Turkey is itself a wonderful experience if blended with experienced people to guide the excursion.

Istanbul Tours

18 tours Istanbul is the biggest city of Turkey in terms of population, culture and economy. Although it is not the capital of the country, Istanbul is known as the center of Turkey in business, tourism and entertainment. So it is the second most crowded city in Europe while it is on the first place in Turkey. The city which unites Europe and Asia has other reasons to be chosen as a residence apart from provided job openings. First of those reasons is the Istanbul’s cultural wealth and unlimited entertainment choices which appeal to every age and every kind of person. Istanbul is lively and restless all day long and every season by every kind of concerts, fests and the activities that are running all day long in different places, exhibitions that take part periodically in the city and theatres, musicals and operas. In addition to this Istanbul is a real treasure from historical aspect. History of the city, which has been capital of 4 different empire including Byzantine and Ottoman, reaches to the B.C. Istanbul that carries traces from every corner of the history, unites not only civilizations but also the divine religions by mosques, church and synagogues. Istanbul has the first place in the list of the cities that a person should see before death if we start from the million stone which is in the Sultanahmet Square and accepted as the midpoint of Istanbul and with lots of palaces, fountains, church, mosques museums and squares. You can start your tour in this city, whose most important feature is reuniting two continents, with a boat tour in the Bosphorus where Marmara Sea and Black Sea water is coming together will be a perfect starting to get to know historical and natural tissue of the city. Boat tours for every budget and every time of the day with different entertainment introducing you history’s magnificent architecture that encircles the Bosphorus and at the same time it will be a perfect experience for the people who can’t find time to see infinite beauty of the city. It is impossible for you to not to come across buildings that are competing with each other in terms of beauty from every age every religion in each neighborhood in Istanbul which is the cradle of civilizations and the cultural capitol of Anatolia. One of them is Sultanahmet Mosque (Blue mosque) which has got 6 minarets and Ottoman imperial Sultan Ahmet had it made on the hippodrome square that has got few ruins of Byzantine Empire and named with his own name. You will feel yourself in a very different time while looking at the Blue Mosque which stands across with Hagia Sophia that was once a patriarch cathedral and turned into a mosque by the conqueror of the Istanbul Fatih Sultan Mehmet and now used as a museum. For the curious people, Fatih, Süleymaniye and Eyüp Sultan mosque which were built by Ottomans’ most important Imperials to the special and skillful architects constitutes Istanbul’s most important architectural buildings and Islamic centers. Istanbul also involves lots of patriarchate, Armenian Greek and Catholic churches and nearly 25 thousand Israelite citizen and synagogue for them by the help of its national richness. Topkapı, Çırağan, Beylerbeyi and Dolmabahçe Palaces which have been used as a house for sultans and statesmen are also some of the buildings that worth to be seen. Apart from that Istanbul has got lots of palace and so forth. For example ; İbrahim Paşa Palace which was made by the time’s very important statesmen, Aynalıkavak that witnessed different historical occasions and has traces of different architects, Hidiv, Ihlamur, Küçüksu and Maslak pavilions and Adile Sultan Palace, Çİfte(double) Palace and other buildings are waiting for visitors. Visitors will not be able to hide their admiration to these buildings’ architectural structure and the other features they have added to Istanbul while witnessing Istanbul’s cultural and historical evolvement and change.

Cappadocia Tours

4 tours Formation of this unique heaven which is found right into the center of Turkey dates back to 60 million years. Starting with the volcano’s repelling of the lavas this adventure has ended with hot and cold weather, winds and rains, formation of unusual buildings. These amazing buildings which have housed different societies came to these days by carrying hand labour and emotions of each. Now the natural wonders called by their names: Fairy Chimneys. Cappadocia area center of which is consisted by Fairy Chimneys history starts with Hittites. This area, found over the Silkroad, was the dream of many kingdom and empire because of its geopolitical location. This region was invaded by Persians in B.C 6 century and also named by them as “Land of Beautiful Horses” “Cappadocia”. This incredible country which was dream of Alexander the Great was under pressure of Romans and had important roles in protection of Christian world and spread of Christianity. Houses, church and temples and sanctuaries of those communities, fairy chimneys, constitutes the center of Cappadocia spread around the cities Kırşehir, Niğde, Aksaray ve Kayseri and Niğde as the center of them. Later on Rome, Byzantines Seljukian and Ottomans had the management of the region and carries traces from each of them, now is a cultural heaven which entertains millions of tourists every year. Cappadocia has got things to be seen other than this extraordinary natural formation Fairy Chimneys. For the museum lovers; Nevşehir Museum which exhibits ancient works, tombs, daily stuff that old men used, some glass stuff from Roman Period, Islamic Period ancient handwritings and antique hand looms, will take you to a tour which starts from ancient ages and ends up today. Integrated with Fairy chimneys of Cappadocia’s lovely town Göreme’s historically most important place Göreme Open-Air museum will open the mysterious doors of Christianity. This region was built by the time’s Kayseri region Archbishop Aziz Basil in 4th century as a religious education and notion center, monasteries, church, chapels and dining halls of this building were carved in a rock. Besides, there are many churches that you can go and see. Unusual churches carved in fairy chimneys or rocks played an important role at that time, on the other hand they were a unique place to prevent from Roman oppression and lay people to rest. When you enter the churches you will witness how this natural wonders Fairy Chimneys affected that communities because this churches exhibit the bible on their walls. The oldest of those churches is Çavuşin Church. Besides that Pancarlık Kepez and Sarıca Churches which are around the Pancarlık Valley are enormous churches that came today by protecting their wall decors. There are lots of valleys in the region other than Pancarlık Valley.All of the residential areas, each of them different art works of churches monasteries and graveyards are found in these valleys. The oldest and the most used one of them is Zelve Valley, known as the first place that Christianity started to spread over the region. Other than this, Paşabağ Valley where Fairy Chimneys are located and the best place to observe the formation of Fairy Chimneys and the Devrent Valley where you can also find Fairy Chimneys and you can liken them with human because there you can find the most different Fairy Chimneys and known as “Dream Valley”. Devrent Valley and Üzengi Valley are also some of them that you can find both natural and historical elements of the region together. Cappadocia is also filled with castles that can amaze you with its historical misery and where you can see magnificent view at the end of underground cities and stairs. You can also catch up some mysteries of the history in these castles.

Ephesus Tours

6 tours Ephesus which was one of the most important cities of its time is found in the borders of Selçuk district of İzmir that is the pearl of Aegean Region. This ancient city that is thought to be established in B.C 6000 was one of the 12 cities of Ionia in Ancient Greek period. The mound that are found near the inner circle of Ephesus and the ceramics, firestones various stone and bronze axes that are taken out of them shows us that the city and its environment reaches to Neolithic Age. Real establishers of this seaport is also the Greek immigrants that came in B.C 1050. But the Ephesus which is serving as a sightseeing place was built much more later by one of the Alexander the Great’s generals in B.C. 300. You will see that the streets of this city which are prepared by General Lysimachus’s grid plan cuts one another vertically. The city lived its pride in Hellenistic and Roman and was the capital of Roman Empire has got a lot of monumental buildings from that period. This seaport where commerce was the means of the existence had lost its importance because of the silts filling the shore and different nations captured it and at the end Turks invaded it in 1330. It is not just being an important seaport that provides Ephesus to be so much important. Artemis culture which is based on Anatolia’s ancient mother of goddess Cybele tradition has got the most important and the biggest temple here .Although there is only a few marble block left today from the Artemis temple whose foundation has been reached by the recent studies, this historical building is still protecting its being the most important work of the neighbourhood. Another Roman period beautiful building is Celsus Library. You must see this building because it is both a library and a mausoleum. You will come across with an incredible architecture when you go to Ephesus’ best known building this library. If you come across with a concert Celcus Library which welcomes you sculptures, blocks and all of its magnificence, your vacation in Ephesus will turn into a dream. If you dream that classic music’s magic is mixed with an ancient city atmosphere, you will understand what kind of a dream it is. Another important building in Ephesus that Christians might know well is House of Virgin Mary. It is said that Virgin Mary lived her last days with St John in this church which receives millions of pilgrim every year. Serving as pontificate and graveyard before this church is a sightseeing place not only for Christians but also for people from every religion and every culture with its architecture and ethereal atmosphere. The cave where the resurrection story is believed to happen is also in Ephesus. There is a church in the place of Eshab-I Kehf cave which is also called as gliridae(7sleepers) because of the seven young men who escaped from pagan persecution and fall their eternal sleep. You will be witness to this miracle by the story of Gliridae (7sleepers) whose grave is also found out of the ancient city. Ancient Ephesus city is hosting a different history starting from paganism and going to Christianity. You will see this in the architecture that consists of gymnasiums, theatres, church and temples that are sheltering to ages. While you are getting into different mythological story’s mysteries in each corner, you will be surprised with the mosque which is built right into the center of Christian unsteady history. Fountains that are flowing history instead of water, mausoleum of different stories’ heroes, amazing public toilets and baths and with the streets where you will breathe history it is a different heaven. It is not possible to fit the ancient city’s monuments buildings and other beauties into these minutes.You can see more details with us.

Blacksea Tours

1 tours There is a different green in Karadeniz’s nature that is poured into its cool water. Winter is different summer is much more different cool weather, tablelands are filled with fresh air, friendly people in contrast to its weather, sovereign mountains, bush forests, fresh waters and fertile earth with all of this Karadeniz(Blacksea Region) is the heaven in the world presented to humanity. In a concreting world this region is a hidden garden to escape from streets of the cities that are polluted, cold walls of the buildings and so on. This huge region is not only limited with natural beauty for sightseeing. Karadeniz is opening its doors with sea costs for your summer vacations and historical places for the curious people. Your first stop in Karadeniz would be Akçakoca. You can freshen yourselves in Akçakoca sea cost where blue and green comes together with clean shores and fresh water on the other hand you can colour your vacation with historical houses, castles and caves. Genoese Castle, Fakıllı Cave, Cumayeri, Mehmet Arif Köşk (Mansion),Mahalle Evleri (Neighbourhood Houses), Aktaş and Sarıyayla Waterfalls, Melenağzı Village and Beach, Çayağzı and Akkay Beaches are among the places to be seen in Akçakoca. Hazelnut products which are produced in the region, site-specific wild strawberry and jam,blackberry and chestnut honey with all of these locality addresses to your relish. İnebolu which is a lovely district of Kastamonu city will take you to the Liberty war with its own history while charming you with its bright blue water and green nature. Photograph-lovers don’t forget to take your cameras. While walking around slinky streets of the İnebolu ochre painted houses will be waiting for you to take pictures. İnebolu shouldn’t be ignored because of its kilometres long coast and 145 years old lighthouse. We wouldn’t be exaggerating if we call Amasra as a corner from heaven which is a peninsula lying to the north. Named as Büyük Liman and Küçük Liman(Big harbour and Little Harbour), its bays are ideal places for summer time to take a fresh breathe. Either you can enter sea from the coast or you can enjoy the bay with daily boat tours. Every time crowded beaches, fish restaurants, Amasra Castle from Roman Period, Genoese Chateau and the Road Monument which also belongs to Roman period, are the places to be seen. Don’t forget to see GorilKaya(Gorilla Rock) which is in Göçkun Bay and take panoramic picture of Amasra in new Ahatköy junction. Cide district of Kastamonu is the meeting point of untouched bays, canyons, orchid, cyclamen, magnificent oaken, deer and brown bear, honey, very delicious fish, walnut halva briefly every colour of the nature. Cide district represents you Karadeniz in a best way with its long beach, vertical mountains to the coast, gorgeus green bays and yet another green forests. Famous with its houses, Safranbolu becomes prominent with Turkish house architecture, labour and accessories of 18th and 19th century and takes place in World Heritage List. Some of these mansions were restored and now used as restaurant or cafeteria. You will feel like you are in a museum when you touch door handles. Apart from that, you can walk around Arasta Bazaar, drink a tea or coffee in the square, taste Safranbolu Delight which you will remember for a long time and visit Çinci Han. Hıdırlık Hill is another place that will captivate you. Safranbolu is considerably dizzying with museums, mosques, mausoleums, historical fountains, inns, traditional baths, clock tower and shadow clock. Tirebolu takes its name from the ancient city Tripolis which was established and named by Miletus B.C 7th century.

Gallipoli Troy Tours

4 tours This unique city with its own natural beauty and uniting Asia and Europe continents is a rival to Istanbul. You remember it from enormous wars and recognize it as Troy and Gallipoli. Turks called the city as “Çanakkale” where Bosporus is mixed with Aegean Sea. The city that dates back to B.C 3000 hosted lots of civilizations. It became a popular place of mythological loves, sorrowful stories glorious epics in each page of the history. While uniting the Bosporus from Gallipoli peninsula of Europe to Biga Peninsula of Asia and green bays, bright yellow seacoasts, became stamping ground and focus point of the best empires of the history with its location. It is impossible not to mention about another city in this city. That is Troy that you remember from famous wars, hearth of the mythology. The first beauty contest of the world is organized here in Kazdağları(Goose Mountain). Paris who chose one of the 3 goddess for love later caused the most interesting war of the world. The city became famous with the horse after war that ended by the entrance of the famous horse to the Troy city. Also the city became subject of films and novels. So Ancient Troy city is one of the most important places for sightseeing. You shouldn’t leave the city before visiting 9 other cities which are found by the excavations, wall ruins of the ancient city, typical house foundations temple and theatre. Besides don’t forget to visit symbolic Troy Horse which is dedicated to the war and the horse which is given as a gift by Warner Bros after the film Troy. Other ancient city in Çanakkale is Behramkale which is known as Assos. This city was an important education center at that time. Famous students of Pluton; Aristo Thales was invited here and he spent 3 years of his life here by teaching and established a philosophy school. There are also ruins of Athens Temple which accepted city protection duty in Assos Acropolis. You can also see agoras, gymnasiums, theatre and even the bridge mosque and castle that were built by Ottoman Sultan 1.Murat. You can also visit the other ancient city Chryse near to Assos and see Babakale and ruins of Apollon Smintheus Temple. Those cities on the one hand smelling history and on the other hand they are presenting a magnificent beauty with its own view to the visitors. While you are travelling around temples and analyzing Zeus Foothills of Kazdağları (Goose Mountain), you will come across with National Park which is going to fascinate you with its nature. Please don’t forget to bring your camera to immortalize the harmony created by bright green color of the olive groves and aqua blue. Çanakkale is opening its doors for nature-lovers lots of camping and holiday resorts. There are also hotels and rest-houses for the ones who says that only view is not enough. We suggest Kestanbol Hot-Springs for health-conscious people and for the people who can’t give up sea we suggest long and clean Çanakkale coasts. In the mean time you should also visit two other pearl of Bosporus Gökçeada and Bozcaada ( Imbros and Tenedos islands). While you have the opportunity to visit Venice Castle, vineyards and wine cellars in Gökçeada(Imbros island) and taste some wines, you will enjoy the nature where olive groves found intensely in GökCeada(Tenedos island).Those are also not enough to finish your vacation in Canakkale. You should also visit the lovely district and see ceramics in Çan. It is my duty to tell you that you can find 3 other hot-springs one of which is sulfuric. Aynalı Çarşı which has took place in different rumors and folk songs is also a different place. You will see that Aynalı Çarşı is miniature of Mısır Çarşısı(Spice Bazaar) if you came to Istanbul and visited it.

Bursa Tours

3 tours Bursa takes its “green” name from the natural beauty of the city that starts from Uludağ and continues all along the region, clean seaside, tiles in mausoleums and beauty which is improved over years but hasn’t changed. This city is celebrated for its silk, every kind of chestnut sweet and appetizing peach. If you ask me “What makes Bursa,Bursa?” I would say leaving all of its beauty and history of the city the sovereign mount: Uludağ. Established in foothills of the mountain, this city hosted Byzantines and Christian world, witnessed foundation of Ottoman Empire and was the capital of the Empire. Furthermore the city still keeps traces of history. For this reason City attracts Muslims’ attention and millions of tourists every year. There are lots of sightseeing places in Bursa. If we start from historical ones: Ulucami (Ulu Mosque) is the first place to be visited. This mosque symbolizes Bursa and charms the visitors with its flamboyance by standing at centre of the city. You will breathe history in this mosque which carries traces of Ottoman Empire establishment period. If you want to get to hearth of Bursa this mosque about which Evliya Çelebi mentioned as Hagia Sophia of Bursa must be your first stop. Koza Han (Koza Inn) which is near to Ulucami is also indispensable for Bursa. This is a perfect rest-place filled with smells of Turkish coffee, tea, silk and lime. You will be witnessing the photographers taking pictures of the garden combining Ottoman history tissues and aged tree shadows. At that moment colorful, various silks will get your attention and you will find yourself in the Grand Bazaar. The other mosque in Bursa is Yeşil Camii (Green Mosque). The name comes from the mausoleum right under the mosque. There you will be going to very different period with the tiles and history smelling architecture and see that Ottoman Sultan Mehmet the 1st and his family is sleeping there. You will come across Ottoman Empire’s foundation period in the garden that all of the walls covered with tiles. And also Emir Sultan Mosque which is built at that period and has got sycamore and cypreas trees, graveyard, mausoleum and rising minarets is a rival to Eyüp Sultan Mosque which is in Istanbul. You should ride up to understand configuration of Bursa. Tahtakale and Tophane are the places to be visited for this reason. After visiting the mausoleum of important Ottoman admirals’ son Timurtaş Pascha you will encounter ruins of Bursa Castle which belongs to Roman Period located over the stairs going to Tahtakale. If you go further you will see mausoleums of Bursa’s conqueror Orhan Bey who is Padishah son of Ottoman Empire’s founder Osman Bey. Right behind of this building you will find a door that will show you all Bursa in one glimpse and the historical clock tower. At that moment you will recognize lovely houses built over Bursa Castle and find the opportunity to visit museums surrounding the castle. If you pass by Setbaşı, don’t forget to stop by Mahfel which is next to historical Irgandı Bridge and drink a tea against the beauty of bridge. Stop by Çekirge vicinity and visit Hacıvat and Karagöz’s, who became mascot of the locality during the construction of Ulucami, grave and see their sculptures. Bursa is much more different in each season of the year. You can either become cool with the sea or choose Uludağ and meet with nature in the National park or peak of the mountain and breathe the fresh air. Similarly in winter Uludağ will be waiting for the people who love winter sports and ready until middle of the spring.

Blue Cruise Tours

4 tours The "Blue Cruise" ; exploring the beautiful unspoilt coastline of south-west Turkey by a traditional Turkish gulet is a magical experience. Escape to the pleasures of relaxing under the sun, swimming, good food and magnificent scenery. The daily experience of sailing to a new adventure on crystal clear waters in every shade of blue and green is rewarding and satisfying.This is a holiday to remember ! Comfortable accommodation and first rate meals are standard features on these gleaming wooden crafts, designed along the traditional lines of Aegean sailing boats. The opportunity to combine sun, sea, history and the hikes on land is best experienced on a Blue Cruise. You can either relax in your bathing suit all day long, enjoy the good food and the sun or you can experience more exciting activities like diving, snorkelling or fishing. Visit Historical sites; Ancient cities such as Knidos,Kaunos, Telmessos, Antiphellos, Myra, Olympos, Phaselis and the rock-tombs in the Lycian cities are yours to explore. Your yacht could be sailing through the antique regions of Karia, Lycia and then on to the Pamphylia region. Every day a new cove, a new bay to be explored. Endless natural beauty and history enjoyed whilst cruising under the Mediterranean sun. What is a Gulet (or Goulette)? Traditional Turkish yachts are called "Gulet". A gulet is an all wooden handmade motor sailing yacht built for cruising the coasts in the calm, warm waters of the Mediterranean. These yachts are built to center life on deck during the charter. A spacious deck and a large, half-moon shaped aft, dining and lounging areas are their main features. Accommodations from 6 to 16 persons in seperate double cabins, some with en suite wc/shower is available. They might not all be equipped to sail, but most havea main sail to be used when the wind is suitable and the clients wish. Life on Board You could lounge on the deck sunbathing, sipping your drink; read your favorite novel or explore the turquoise waters with your snorkel. Deck ladders downto the sea and deck showers to get the salt off come in really handy. Windsurfs or surfboards should definitely be tried out for endless fun. Water skis and jet skis arealso available for rent at most beaches. Land trips to ancient ruins are extra. You can even fish for your supper and your cook will gladly prepare it for you. Mealtimes are another form of entertainment with all that exquisite Turkish cuisine and wonderful conversation. Having a meal under the stars on a serene sea, gently touching the sides of the boat is an experience not to be missed. For those who prefer a different view each day and are prepared for the changing moods of Mother Nature, a holiday on a goulette is the perfect solution. What to Bring You need casual wear only; non slip foot wear, swimming suit, a sun hat,some t-shirts and shorts, a sweater for cool evenings and for excursions and climbs, blue jeans and strong footwear. Instead of one large suitcase, we recommend that you take two small soft bags as they are more convenient to store in your cabin. What else? Well, some towels, a mini first aid kit including antihistamine, cream plus toiletries, for the gentlemen who don't want to grow a holiday beard, a battery operated razor and shaving soap. Handsoap is available upon request and one hand towel and bedding is provided. Please be forewarned that electrical appliances may only be connected while the yacht is tied up to land.Our Crew ;Crew usually consists of a captain, cook and a seaman/mechanic.

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