Tranquil Getaway


TOUR OVERVIEW

Tour offers you an exclusive escape to the shimmering waters of the mediterranean on a traditional boat 'Gulet'.Departing from Çayağzı harbour we sail to Kaş through the sunken city of Kekova and isolated turquoise bays.With short distances cruises and plenty of swim stops, this gulet cruise a unique experience to see Turkish riviera at a relaxed pace.

HIGHLIGHTS

Gulet Cruise-Experience traditional gulet cruise,sleep under the stars.

Kekova-See the famous submerged settlements.

Kaş-Stroll around captivating atmosphere of old fishing village.

Turquoise Coast-Swim and snorkel in the ıdylic isolated bays.

Food-Taste the most delicious foods from Turkish cuisine,enjoy the BBQ nights.

ITINERARY

DAY 1 Arrival.Transfer to the hotel in Antalya.

Meet our guide and driver at Antalya airport.We drive to the hotel in Old town of Antalya.We have an optional city tour. Old town(Kaleiçi) has always been the heart of the sprawling modern city.Roman city remains and Ottoman style houses create its unique charecter.We walk along narrow lanes and explore major parts of the town.Overnight stay in Antalya.

DAY 2 Drive to Cayağzı via Myra,boarding gulet.

Today we drive to Çayağzı.(2hrs)We visit a remarkable ancient city Myra on the way.It was one of the leading cities of Lycian league.Lycian rock tombs and grand roman theatre are the top highlights of the city.St Nicholas was a bishop of the church in Myra.His fame spread out all over the world by the sailors and has evolved to today's form.The church has become a pilgrimage among Orthodox christians. After having lunch in the town we board our gulet at the harbour of Cayagzı.After safety briefing we cruise to Çamlıca bay where we can enjoy the first swim in the idylic waters of mediterranean.Then we head off to the sheltered Gökkaya bay for overnight stay.

DAY 3 Cruise to Kekova,see the sunken city,visit simena castle.

We set off to Kekova area.There, we have an optional excursion to Simena castle.It is a medieval castle on a hill top overlooking the turquoise coast line.Simena was a small Lycian fishing village.The ruins of the ancient city scattered around the village houses giving a character to the village.The inhabitants make their living from fishing and agriculture.We can walk up the top of the castle and enjoy the dramatic scenery from there.Then we cruise along the Kekova island which is widely knonwn as 'Sunken city'.Due to the earthquakes surrounding settlements of the island submerged.Part of the houses ,tombs and streets are in the water.It is an archeological site waiting to be excavated.We then have a swim break at aquarium bay.Continue on to another bay for overnight stay.

DAY 4 Cruise to Kaş via İnönü and Limangzı bays.

After breakfast we cruise to İnönü bay.It is another great spot for snorkeling.Here, you may swim with shoal of ornate wrasse and logger head sea turtles called Caretta Caretta.Then we continue to Liman agzı bay.Probably the deepest bay of the mediterranean.This is our last swim stop.Afternoon we moore to Kaş harbour.Kaş is the charming old fishing town.White washed houses and narrow but lively streets create its unique character.We stroll around the town and stay at Kaş harbour tonight.

DAY 5 Tour ends.Drive to Antalya.

Tour ends.We drive to Antalya airport.Depending on the flight time we can visit a beautifully settled lycian city ,Phaselis on the way. .Founded by Rhodians in 700 B.C,Phaselis was always an alluring city throughout the history.After Greeks and Persians,it was Alexander the Great who conquered the city and based here all winter.We stroll around remains such as bath,agora and theatre.

TRIP INFORMATION

Includes

All meals except for Antalya,afternoon tea and coffee,English speaker lecienced tour guide,passenger insurance,enterance fees at the sites written in the itinerary.

Excludes

Drinks,gratitudes for tour staff,personal expenses,optional activities.

Tour staff

Tour guide and boat crew(captain,seaman and chef.)

Season

Spring,summer and autumn.Best in summer.

Tour Pace

Relaxed

Gulet

It is a traditional wooden motor yacht.Depending of pax number 14 mt to 26 mt gulets are provided.Cabins are designed for double or twin-share basis.All meals are prepared and served on board.Due to the operational reasons or sea conditions overnight stops may vary from those suggested.

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