DAY 1 : BODRUM
Boardig time is 14:30.If you arrive late,overnight will be at Bodrum Port or at nearby cove for the first night.
DAY 2: KNIDOS & PALAMUTBUKU
After your breakfast, we will set off for Knidos (or Cnidus) to visit this ancient city. Knidos was founded in around 360 BC by the Carians at the tip of Datca Peninsula. You will see the remains of the agora, the theatre, an odeum, a temple of Dionysus, a temple of the Muses, a temple of Aphrodite, and the largest sun clock of its time. Knidos was famous for its naked Aphrodite statue sculpted by Praxiteles. The famous architect of the Alexandrian Lighthouse (also one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World).
Next anchorage is Palamutbuku, where a beautiful beach and little restaurants under the tamarisk (salt cedar) trees are awaiting you. Make sure to jump into the cool waters to clean your dust off after visiting Knidos.
DAY 3 : DATCA-AKTUR
After breakfast we will cruise to Aktur Bay. Witness the world’s oxygen tank at Aktur! Spotted with pine trees, it definitely is a slice of paradise. In fact, it won the title of the ‘most beautiful bay inTurkey’ and proved to be a hot tourist destination.
DAY 4 : BOZUKKALE (LORYMA)-BOZBURUN
BozukKale used to serve as a bay cruise stretch for British naval ships and is now considered as a shipyard on the shore. It was used as a place to watch all the yachts in theAegean.
Loryma is located near the Marmaris Peninsula and to the south of the Broken Bay. The name Loryma is believed to originate from the Luwian and Hellenic languages. Little is known about the history and culture of this city. not provide sufficient historical evidences. Some of the best wood and craftsmen for building strong and beautiful gullet boats are to be found in this region, which is why leading names in the business employ Bozburun’s boat makers. Dinner and overnight stay will be in the Bozburun.
DAY 5 : KADIRGA BAY-EKINCIK
After Bozukkale, we leave for Kadirga Bay, a favorite with divers and underwater archeologists, to anchor for dinner and overnight. There is a light house at the entrance of the bay, at the tip of Kadirga peninsula, where there is a sunken ship. It is possible that the bay is named after this sunken ship.
Next, we will travel to Ekincik covered with green pine forests. You can swim to the sandy beach and explore the inlet.Overnight in Ekincik.
DAY 6: CAUNOS(KUNOS) & IZTUZU
There are flat boats, run by the villagers here as part of the cooperative they formed, with seating all around, ready to take you to Dalyan River and the rock tombs in Caunos in the next bay. The boats enter the Dalyan River (ancient name: Calbys River) where it meets the sea, next to a wide sand beach, called Iztuzu Beach. The Dalyan River is actually the border between the Lycia and Caria. As your river boat goes through the narrow channels among the bamboos and cattails.You marvel at the tombs of the kings and of their families carved on the rocks on the high cliffs, still beautiful today since the 10th century BC.
DAY 7 : AGA LIMANI, MANASTIR BAY -GOCEK
We will sail to the hidden cove of Aga Limani (Aga Bay). While we prepare breakfast, you can jump into the deep blue waters to refresh yourself. After breakfast, you can opt for a three-hour hike from Aga Limani into the mountains on a trail lined with thyme, eucalyptus, pine, and oleander bushes and reach Greco-Roman ruins and the Sunken Baths of Cleopatra.
After lunch we head for Gocek. Gocek, a beautiful seashore town very close to the Dalaman airport, is a paradise for boaters, boasting seven marinas, beautiful secluded coves, green pine forests, sandy beaches, clean blue waters, and 12 islands nearby. Overnight in Gocek.
DAY 8 : GOCEK
Disembarkation at 10:00 after breakfast.
The itinerary given above is not a fixed itinerary. As a private gulet yacht charter, your party can decide where to go, where to overnight, where to swim.