Including a Private Yacht Cruise on the Turquoise Coast

A One Week Private Deluxe Turquoise Coast Cruise

Plus Ephesus ~ Pamukkale ~ Istanbul

October 14 – 27, 2014

yacht cruiseOur Deluxe 3-masted Sailing Schooner – The Bahriyeli

Explore the mysterious land of the Ottomans from ancient Ephesus to the bizarre landscapes of Pamukkale. Marvel at Mehmet Aga’s masterpiece, the Blue Mosque and bargain for trinkets in Istanbul’s massive Grand Bazaar. Try delicious Turkish snacks and the country’s wonderful and unique cuisine. Discover the underwater treasures of the Mediterranean on a relaxing boat cruise as we sail past sunken cities, sandy beaches, whitewashed Old Towns on a relaxed atmosphere that is only found by cruising (usually about 4 hours per day) on these special and unique waters

The cruise includes all meals, all shore excursions, “open bar” and various other facilities. All cabins are comfortably appointed and have private bathrooms and showers. The Gulet also features a sun deck, onboard wi-fi, a canoe, snorkeling and basic fishing gear. There will be delicious local culinary specialties prepared by our private chef and attentive service on our own schooner, plus some great sightseeing along the way to complete the picture of this fairytale adventure.

Add to this, stays in Marmaris, our base for touring Ephesus, Pamukkale and Istanbul, and you have unique travel adventure waiting for you here in Turkey.

Note: Tour will be limited to 24 travelers in 12 cabins

Our sailing yacht is called a GULET (Turkish pronunciation: [ɡuˈlet]) and is a traditional designed wooden sailing vessel built on the southwestern coast of Turkey for sailing the Turquoise Coast. The Bahriyeli was built in 2005 and has 12 cabins, all with bathrooms & showers. It is approximately 165 feet long and has a cruising speed of 7-9 sea miles/hour. The schooner has satellite TV and a music system with a CD player, as well as 220 volt electricity. There are two dining areas including one that’s outside, a large sun deck and of course a “sky-bar lounge.”

Hagia_Sophia_Mars_2013St. Sophia mosque, Istanbul

Our Tour Includes:

  • Round-trip transportation from Montauk to JFK
  • Round-trip airfare from New York City to Turkey
  • Round-trip airport/hotel transfers
  • Baggage handling at airports & hotels
  • Great hotels at Marmaris & Istanbul
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Daily breakfast
  • 9 lunches and 9 dinners onboard our barge cruise
  • Guided sightseeing including entrance fees while cruising
  • Plus A one-week sailing cruise

Added Features:

  • Welcome to Turkey dinner
  • Sightseeing tour of Ephesus
  • Sightseeing tour of Pamukkale & Hierpolis
  • Sightseeing tour of Istanbul
  • Farewell dinner in Istanbul

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