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Bodrum: Roundtrip Ferry to Kos with Hotel Pickup

1. Bodrum: Roundtrip Ferry to Kos with Hotel Pickup

Experience a wonderful day on the island of Kos with a convenient transfer service and ferry ride. Land on the island of Kos and discover many of the island's historical and cultural landmarks whilst relaxing in an idyllic setting. Start your day with a convenient pickup at your accommodation in Bodrum. Arrive at the port and meet your host who will assist you with ensuring you have the correct travel documentation. Embark on a high-speed, modern ferry and take in the stunning views of the Aegean Sea. Arrive at the port of Kos set-out on a journey at your own pace. Discover many of the historical sites that are scattered around the island such as Asklepion and the Old Town. Visit the Old Town and stroll around the narrow streets and immerse yourself in the town's atmosphere. Delight yourself in tasting some typical local food and experience the famous Greek hospitality. Venture on a trip to seek out the many bays and beach bars that scatter the Kos coastline. Soak up the sun and unwind whilst swimming in the Aegean Sea. Spend 8-hours on the island to do as you wish before heading back to the port at Bodrum.

Bodrum City Tour: 5-Hour Private Excursion with Lunch

2. Bodrum City Tour: 5-Hour Private Excursion with Lunch

Begin your ancient Bodrum tour at Crusader Castle, which is the first structure that most visitors see, whether approaching from land or sea. The castle now houses Turkey's Museum of Underwater Archeology, which holds treasures that have been excavated from Turkish waters. During the 5-hour private tour you’ll see St. Peter's Castle, the Myndos Gate, the Roman Amphitheater, and many more relics of Bodrum's ancient past. The Museum of Underwater Archaeology is home to the world's oldest known shipwrecks. See the Glass Wreck Hall, late Bronze Age shipwrecks, the Carian Princess Hall, and the amphoras, which were used for transporting and storing olive oil and wine. Next you’ll visit the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. The mausoleum was built in 355 B.C. by Artemisia, the sister and wife of King Mausolos. See the historical windmills standing near the Bodrum harbor. The windmills are made of stone and lined with wooden planks, and were in use from the 18th century until the 1970s. Stop at the Myndos Gate, built by King Mausolus in the 4th century. This is the only surviving gate of the 2 original entrances to ancient Halicarnassus. The last site on your tour is the Ancient Theater of Halicarnassus, which dates to the 4th century B.C. If you’re interested, you’ll have time for some shopping before heading back.

Bodrum Jeep Safari from Bodrum Cruise Port

3. Bodrum Jeep Safari from Bodrum Cruise Port

Before the Adventure Begins As the sun rises, we whisk you away from your hotel to our safari base. Here, our expert guides provide tour insights, equip you with safety gear, and clarify every detail. With everything set, brace yourself for an exhilarating ride. Choose to ride with a friend or go solo—the countdown to an unforgettable day starts now! Unveiling the Safari Navigate through Mumcular, Etrim Village, and Çiftlik Village during our Bodrum Jeep safari, conquering rivers, mud, and waterholes. Amidst dappled forest paths, your heart will race and find solace in scenic stops. Capture picture-perfect moments against stunning backdrops. Our safari unveils hidden hamlets, sharing their stories and traditions. Snag natural treasures like honey and olive oil along the way. Pause at Etrim village, where artisans weave vibrant rugs, and delve into their craft. Explore Çiftlik village, where our guides unveil its captivating tale. At Mazı Bay, the turquoise waters and silky sands offer a soul-soothing pause. A Culmination of Memories Savor a pre-booked local lunch at Mazı Bay's restaurant. Refresh in crystalline waters, bask under the sun, or wander through nature's embrace. As our final Mazı Bay halt ends, hop back into your jeep for the ride back to base. Our comfortable vehicles await to escort you to your hotel, marking an end to this remarkable journey. Seize the chance to join Bodrum's premier jeep safari—an escapade like no other.

Private Ephesus Tour from Bodrum Port / Hotels

4. Private Ephesus Tour from Bodrum Port / Hotels

As the morning sun rises over bodrum, you set out on a scenic drive towards ephesus. The winding roads offer breathtaking views of the turkish countryside, creating a perfect prelude to the wonders that await you. The journey itself takes approximately 2.5 hours, allowing ample time to soak in the natural beauty of the region. Upon arrival in ephesus, a unesco world heritage Site, you can't help but be awestruck by the sheer magnitude of its ancient ruins. As you step foot on the marble streets, you are transported back in time to an era when ephesus was a bustling hub of trade and culture. From cleopatra to julius caesar, this city was once frequented by some of history's most influential figures. Your first stop is the remarkable library of Celsus, an architectural masterpiece that stands as a testament to the brilliance of the ancient Romans. The intricately carved facade, adorned with statues and reliefs, is a sight to behold. As you walk along the imposing columns, you can almost feel the echoes of scholars and philosophers who once gathered here. The Grand Theater, another highlight of Ephesus, awaits your exploration. This colossal amphitheater, with a seating capacity of over 25,000 spectators, hosted extravagant performances and gladiatorial contests. Standing at its center stage, you can imagine the roar of the crowd and the vibrant energy that once filled the air. After immersing yourself in the grandeur of the main archaeological site, you have the opportunity to visit the Terrace Houses. Also known as the Houses of the Rich, these intricately preserved dwellings provide a rare glimpse into the opulent lifestyles of Ephesus' affluent citizens. Marvel at the vibrant frescoes, intricate mosaics, and well-preserved architectural details that transport you into the lives of the ancient elite. Once you've worked up an appetite, it's time to indulge in a delightful Turkish lunch at a local restaurant. Feast on a variety of traditional dishes, tantalizing your taste buds with the rich flavors and aromatic spices that Turkish cuisine is renowned for. Take this opportunity to rest, relax, and reflect on the extraordinary sights you have witnessed so far. No visit to Ephesus would be complete without a stop at the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. While only a few columns remain today, its historical significance is palpable. This revered temple once stood as a symbol of Artemis, the Greek goddess of the hunt, fertility, and the moon.

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