Greek Islands Departure Routes

7 Days Kos – Cleopatra Island – Bodrum – Gokova Gulf – Symi – Kos


DAY 1     Arriving to Kos and check in the private yacht. In the harbor you will enjoy your dinner. It is one of the biggest island among the Dodecanese(a group of 12 larger and 150 smaller Greek islands in the Aegean Sea) and as also known that it is one of the most beautiful and most characteristic island of the region. There are 32.000 inhabitants living here and it also welcomes nearly 1 million tourists every year. Kos Island which is the nearest Greek islands to Turkey had a significant development in recent years. “Hippocrates” -who was born in Kos Island- traveled all over the North Anatolia and therefore, Kos Island also became popular for the people who are interested in medical science. But also, wine, olives and spices of the region had a great fact on making this area popular. The island had also been used as storage for the goods gained in wars during the time of “Alexander the Great”. As a result of archeological studies, it has found out that there are signs of Carians, Persians and Romans. Additionally, this Island was home for painter- Apelles and poet- Theocritus for a while and then was used as educational center by Persians.

 

DAY 2     After your first delicious and satisfying breakfast on your private yacht, you wil sail toward to Bodrum and will see a great view of Bodrum castle. Bodrum is very famous with its night life, bars and pubs. If you wish, you may enjoy your night here in nightclubs or have a walk in Bodrum Marine. Bodrum is a favorite vacation area for Turkish celebrities, high society and intellectuals. Bodrum is one of the oldest cities of Kyra Area and its history goes until B. C. 1200.  Bodrum is known as “Halicarnassus” and it is also known as a city of historian “Hederot”. In B. C. 456 the city which was conquered by “Persians” has fended heretically by the queen “Artemisia” after that Maussolos made the “Halicarnassus” capital city, he built various structures. After his death, his wife, 2nd Artemisia took over the control and she built a monument in a memory of her husband which is one of the 7 wonders of the world and it has 36 columns, 24 stairs to the roof, total height is 55metres. In the near future this amazing monument has been taken to the British Museum. The city was conquered by the Turks in 1247. Today it is still possible to see the antique remains of this monument, antique theatre and also one of the most important undersea museum and the Bodrum Castle (St. Peter Church). Near the harbor there are pubs, restaurants, shopping areas and a lot of entertainments like this.

DAY 3    Early in the morning, you will arrive to a bay near “Cleopatra/ Sedir Island as also known Cleopatra Island”. This is the place where Mark Anthonius and Cleopatra had their greatest love. The sand in the Beach of Cleopatra Island is very special and supervised always by sand protectors since some people try to take this sand and sell it in the glass bottles. According to a belief, Mark Anthonius brought this golden sand from North Africa to make the softest beach for Cleopatra as a present. You will also visit the antique theatre and the antique city in the island. You will reach there with the small boat of your private yacht. (There is an entrance fee for the island).In the afternoon, you will move to “Karaca Sogut” which has a small village, fishermen and cute restaurants. The overnight stay will be in Karaca Sogut.

DAY 4     You will start a new day by sailing through beautiful islands which has coral and you will arrive a bay as called as “7 Island”. If you wish, you may enjoy swimming and diving with colorful fishes.Right after here, you will spend some great time in Cnidus / Knidos Bay. Cnidus Bay was moved to “Tekir Burnu” for some commercial reasons in B.C. 4th century. In this bay there are many magnificent shrines, holy areas, theatres and glorious buildings. Many scientists and artificer were born and grown up here. The second most important medical school of the history opened up in Cnidus. You will also be able to see Aphrodite sculpture which was made by Praksiteles. Just to see this sculpture, many people has been coming from all around the world. After you walk around one of the most important historical cities in Turkey, you will enjoy the pure and very clean sea in this bay.

DAY 5     On the 5th day of your blue voyage, you will sail to Datca. Datca has a very low humidity and one of the most beautiful touristic city in Turkey. Now that you are in Datca, you should also visit the old city. Old Datca houses increase the visual richness of the streets with its artistic value, stone craft. While you walk around, you will be smelling beautiful flowers that surrounds the streets in Datca.  As a result of architectural studies, some ceramic factories have been found from 4th Century. Datca

DAY 6     Today, you will have chance to see another Greek Island. Your yacht will sail to Symi and anchor at a near bay to Symi Harbour. In this beautiful bay, you will have your lunch and a swimming break. Afternoon you will arrive to Symi Harbour. It is an island where you can see cute neoclassical houses. To describe it best, we can say it is the most romantic island among Greek Islands. In this island, you will see some bays where monasteries were built by monks, small agricultural areas, olive groves on the vales and lots of Greek Taverns. Historical paths will take you to the ancient times J Symi is a very attractive island for foreigners and many tourists moved in this island recently.

DAY 7     We are in Kos again. Today you can see the places that you haven’t seen before in Kos, You can enjoy the perfect beaches of Kos and you can do some shopping and get some presents for your friends.

DAY 8     After your last delicious breakfast in your private yacht, your crew will help you with checking out with hoping to see you again in another blue cruise with Luxury Yacht in Turkey …

Our customers who choose this route are subject an additional costs. First island will be charged as 700 € and then every island will be charged as 500€

Extra Tours (upon request with additional cost):  Turkish Bath