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Particulars

Trip Dates:

2017
Apr 13-23

May 11-21

Sep 19-29

2018
Apr 12-22

May 10-20

Sep 18-28

Custom trips also available. Call or email for details.

Trip Size:

8-16 participants

Total Days:

11 days/ 10 nights

Arrive/Depart:

Bodrum/Antalya

Accommodations:

Su Hotel, Bodrum

Golden Key resort, Hisaronu

Allaturka, Daylan

Blue Cruise

 

Canada Hotel , Olympos

Hotel Alp Pasa,

Antalya

 

Activity Level:

Moderate
20-40+ miles daily

Van supported

Terrain:

Cycling routes will have options between 30-60 miles daily; roads are paved with elevation changes moderate. Suitable for energetic novice (with shuttles) & intermediate+ cyclists.

Cost:

Land Cost (current year):
US $3250
Includes all meals except 2 lunches, 1 dinner

Single Supplement:
US $800 - this is for the hotel rooms and ensures single travelers will have private rooms. On the 3 nights on the cruise, single travelers may be required to share 2 bed cabins with a single traveler of the same sex

Bike Rental:
US $220

Extension-Istanbul (optional):
US $395 - 2D/2N
Single supp US $195

US $545 - 3D/3N
Single supp US $275

Extension-Cappadocia (optional):
US $395 - 2D/2N
Single supp US $195

US $545 - 3D/3N
Single supp US $275

map of Turkey

Trips by Destination

Turkey

 

This trip combines cycling and yachting along the Turkish coast, where the Mediterranean is never far. Outstanding monuments from the Ottoman empire, delicious cuisine and friendly locals eager to welcome visitors ensure rewarding travel. Highlights include the resort town of Bodrum, the archaelogical site of Dalyan where cliffside tombs stand testament to a time forgotten, the exotic and charming towns of Kalkan and Kas, and the Ottoman city of Antalya, where we treat you to an ancient hammam and the luxuries of the Hotel Alp Pasa.

Accommodations

 

Su Hotel, Bodrum

This European-style boutique hotel is close to the center of town, with an artfully designed pool, charming restaurant and lounge bar. The Su Hotel showcases local crafts, art and antiques and its courtyard is rich with Mediterranean fig trees, oranges, cacti and pomegranates. Many of the comfortably rooms have balconies overlooking the courtyard and pool.

 

Golden Key Resort, Hisaronu

Directly on Gokova Bay, this charming hotel boasts a private beach, swimming pool, gardens and large, comfortable rooms. We'll enjoy dinner at the hotel's renowned restaurant.

Alla Turca, Daylan

This hotel has two large swimming pools, comfortable rooms and traditional decor. The dining room serves excellent cuisine and the setting, with tables poolside and views of the tombs at Caunos is hard to beat.

Blue Cruise

Each night we’ll stay on board our comfortable yacht in an idyllic setting. The yacht we typically use is 23 m in length with 6 double cabins, each with private facilities; with a crew of 3 and a maximum of 12 guests you will be well looked after.

 

Canada Hotel, Olympos

This family owned and managed hotel is located a 7 minute stroll away from Olympos Beach. There is a swimming pool and in the gardens comfortable hammocks to enjoy a good book. Carrie is from Canada and together with her Turkish husband Saban provide a warm welcome.

 

Hotel Alp Pasa, Antalya

The Hotel Alp Pasa enjoys a convenient location in the historical center of Antalya. Fully renovated in 2004, this posh Ottoman Palace boasts a courtyard with swimming pool and enclosed gardens, Turkish bath, and fine dining room.

The enchanting, historical boutique hotel provides warmly decorated and luxuriously furnished rooms.

  • What's Included
  • Weather
  • Ride Info
  • Map

Map of the Area

Ride Info

Bodrum Weather

What's Included in the Cost of Your Trip?

  • Services of one or more experienced Great Explorations guides and support vehicle
  • 10 nights lodging
  • All meals
  • Entrance fees for selected historical sites and museums
  • Detailed map and route instructions
  • All baggage transportation
  • All transportation from initial meeting point to final drop-off (see arrive/depart cities)
  • Please note that the blue voyage (yacht charter) itinerary is subject to weather conditions and may be modified at the discretion of the captain. On trips with 8 or less participants, we may join a charter with a similar itinerary where there are other folks aboard.

The Istanbul extension includes:

  • Airport transfer to hotel
  • 2 nights lodging with breakfast
  • Great Explorations Guide to Istanbul with historical information, restaurant recommendations etc.
  • Licensed Istanbul guide for 1 day

The Cappadocia extension includes:

  • Airport transfer to hotel
  • 2 nights lodging with breakfast daily
  • Great Explorations Guide to Cappadocia with historical information, restaurant recommendations etc.
  • Walking guide for Ushigar walk

Please note: Final itinerary is subject to revision; any changes made are done so in an attempt to provide the best possible trip given route conditions and available services. Due to the nature of our business and exchange rates, prices are subject to change. All prices quoted are U.S. dollars but we gladly accept payment in Canadian dollars also. Due to cancellations and waiting lists, trip availability fluctuates daily. If you have any questions or would like to confirm space on this trip before making your reservation, please contact us at info@great-explorations.com or by telephone at 604.730.1247

 

 

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