5 Days in and around Bodrum
Tour Style : Family Holiday
Duration : 5 Days / 4 Nights
Day 1 – Bodrum – Arrival Day
You will be transferred from Bodrum airport or Bodrum bus station to your hotel. On arrival we will check you into the hotel where your accommodation has been reserved for the night. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to enjoy and explore Bodrum.
Day 2 – Village Tour
(Breakfast and dinner included)
Village Tour: Bodrum overflowing with boutiques, bars, cafes, and restaurants is considered as a sophisticated resort yet some 20 minutes away a rare opportunity to visit a un spoilt mountain village and experience rural Turkish life, almost unchanged for centuries. Meet the villagers whose generosity and kindness never fails to surprise and who show a hospitality that is long forgotten. Visit the teahouse, the mosque and some local houses where you will experience delicious *!Turkish cuisine!* and local spirits. In the end, you will see an impressive display of local handmade kilims and carpets made by village women.
Day 3 – Bodrum – Free Day
(Breakfast and dinner included)
The day is yours. You don't have to wake up early, you can enjoy the sunshine and take in the views and natural magnificent beach and clear sea and explore the city, shop in the local markets, relax on the beach or enjoy one of the many day trips you have to choose from. These include Aqua Park, scuba diving, Bodrum Picnic Boat trip and many more.
Day 4 – Bodrum City Tour
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
After breakfast at: 09:30 depart for Bodrum City Tour. Visit the Castle of St. Peter, the symbol of Bodrum. The Crusader castle was built by the Knights of St. John between 1402 and 1409. Today the castle's rooms are used as a museum where finds from the Bronze Age, Mycenaean, Archaic, and Classical, Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine period are exhibited. The castle also houses the largest underwater archeological museum in Turkey. It is one of the few of its kind in the world. The reconstruction of a ship-wreck the museum itself is worth a visit. After Castle tour then see what is left of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Mausoleum.
The Mausoleum, King Mausolus' tomb, is at the origin of the funerary monuments of great dimensions and sumptuous architecture. Today you can see the cleared platform and some of the finds from the magnificent Mausoleum. The stones were used for the construction of the castle and some parts of the tomb are exhibited at the British Museum in London. After the Mausoleum tour depart for The Amphitheatre. Visit the ancient theater. The Theatre is located on the hillside overlooking Bodrum. Built in the time of Mausolus, it is one of the very few surviving pre-Hellenistic theaters in Asia Minor and thus one of the oldest.
Day 5 – Bodrum – End of Tour
After breakfast check out from the hotel.
What is included
- Arrival transfer from Bodrum Airport or Bodrum bus station
- 4 nights hotel in Bodrum
- 4 breakfasts, 4 dinners
- Bodrum City Tour
- Bodrum Village tour
- All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
- Professional English-speaking tour guides
- Return transfer to Bodrum Airport or Bodrum bus station
Not included :
Drinks, tips to guide and driver, personal expenses and optional tours.