Route TR1: Cleopatra Turkey "1000 bays and meditative places"

We have designed beautiful YogaCruising tours along the Turkish coastline, taking into consideration your special interests in picturesque landscapes, relaxing hidden creeks and historically significant sites.
 
A sailing trip along the Turkish coastline is an unforgettable travel experience. Your vivid encounter with the elements of nature, your daily yoga sessions, the benefits of a vegetarian, fresh and healthy Mediterranean cuisine, together with the option of an energy spending massage, or a snorkeling tour, all will combine to bring your spirit and body in balance.

Most rapidly you will have forgotten about the everyday stress that you might experience in your professional life.
The day starts with a sun salutation, or a smooth awakening yoga practice, in the pleasant light of the first sunbeams, as the sun climbs over the horizon of a deep blue sea.

Route TR1: Cleopatra Coast

A yoga cruise on board a traditional wooden yacht, where the Mediterranean meets the Aegean Sea.
The gulf of Gökova, beginning at the harbor of Bodrum, is regarded as one of the most enticing sailing areas of Turkey. The area is offering you clean, turquoise colored sea water and an unspoiled shoreline with lush vegetation of stunning biodiversity. Dreamlike bays and picturesque fishing villages, will lend you lots of opportunities to discover life anew, while enjoying the romantic atmosphere of a YogaCruising with the comfort of a YogaCruising Yacht – built with traditional craftsmanship. Come and discover this dreamlike sailing area, enjoying a yoga holiday on one of our yachts, and leave your everyday life at home.
 
Arrival:
You book a flight to Bodrum (BJV), Cos (KGS-Greece). Bodrum and Cos can easily be reached by regular airlines and charter companies from all major european cities. Our transfer Staff is awaiting you at the airport and brings you to the yacht in the harbor (Transfer not included). Enjoy the trip! You will be traveling along a beautiful stretch of nature, giving you the tune for the unwinding holiday you just started! Dinner will be served onboard and our first overnight stay will be in the harbor or in a creek close by.
Arrival in Cos Greece and trip to Bodrum Port: Ferry from Cos İsland morning s 10.30 AM and afternoon 4.30 PM. Please book your Ferry Ticket to New Port in Bodrum or we can book for you. Ferry-Ticket Link. We can arrange transfers for you from the ferry to the ship.
Flights: These flight companies fly well to Bodrum. Sunexpres - Edelweis Airlines from Switzerland - TUİ Fly
Arrival and Departure Hotel Accommodation: Early arrivals and departures are possible if you have better direct flights to Bodrum. Our cooperation with 2 hotels at Marina 5 is walking distance to our office and anchorage. Pomelon Club Hotel on the Beach Link: Details and Martı Pension Link Details

Order of events of the YogaCruising Cleopatra Route 2020 - example

Day 1 - Saturday: Arrival day.
Arrival at Bodrum (BJV) airport / Embarkation from 2 p.m. The transfer from the airport is not included.
At your arrival to Bodrum airport we organize your transfer to the harbor. You will embark the yacht with a welcoming information of the crew and your travel guide.
Start from Gökova Marina 5 PM. to Çökertme bay, Dinner onboard.
 
Day 2 Sunday: Çökertme-Bodrum
Breakfast while Cruise to Bodrum anchors in the bay at Windmills.
Excursion in Bodrum about 3 hours in Botanical Thempo with ibo in his homeland to the history of Ancient Halicarnassus present Bodrum (Fakultativ 35, - € P.p). Walk to the windmills overlooking the harbor, city and Kos, then through the old town the narrow streets to the theater and the 7 Wonders of the World Mausoleum, then on to the antique harbor and free walking in Bodrum.
1.Yoga on board in the evening and overnight in the bay near Bodrum.
Day 2-5- SAILING, WHERE WE WILL TAKE US
 
Day 6- Thursday: Cleopatra İsland- Akyaka
07.00 am. Yoga on the Jety by Cleopatra İsland.
09.00 am Breakfast
10.00 am Lunch trip by canal reeds with fishing boat to the village Akçapınar. Lunch at the seafood restaurant and then walk through groves sesame.
6.00 pm Yoga on board or on beach
Overnight in a bay
Day 7- Friday: Akyaka - Mugla (Hamam Turkish Bath)
07.00 am. Yoga on the SunDeck
09.00 am Breakfast
10.00 am Excursion to the Old Town in Mugla with (Hamam Turkish Bath), Peeling and Olive Oil Soap foam Massage.
8.00 pm Dinner with fish specialties at a local fish restaurant on the Beach
 
 
Day 8 - Saturday: Departure day
Breakfast and transfer to the airport of Dalaman or Bodrum / Disembarkation at the latest 9 a.m.

 

Sup Boards & Sup Yoga
There are sup boards on board and private sup yoga lessons are possible. Sup Yoga teacher Darya gives private lessons on board.
SUP YOGA lesson per hour € 30, - (including sup-board and lessons).
SUP BOARD or KAYAK-CANOE rent price for 1 hour € 10, - Rent price for a week (Sunday to Friday evening) 1 Sup-Board € 140, -
Weeks rent for SUP-BOARD please before reservation.
 
 
Highlights of your YogaCruising
* 2 times sailing an a traditionally built wooden yacht
* 1000 bays and Meditative Places, hidden Islands
* The love nest of Cleopatra, a visit to the Sedir Island with its unique beach of coral sand
* Dreamlike bays, crystal clear sea water, hidden islands.
* Yoga – meditation – massages under the clear, blue sky.
* Delicious and healthy traditional Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine
* A visit to a classical Turkish bath with a massage.
* Sleeping on deck under the stars. (Please bring sleeping bag with you)
 
Excursions
* Turkish Bath "Hamam" Peeling and Olive Oil Soap foam Massage, excursion to the Old Town in Mugla or Milas € 49,- p.P
* Hiking along the coastline (Fakultativ) € 15,- p.P
* Lunch trip by canal reeds with fishing boat to the village Akçapınar and then walk through groves sesame. € 35,- p.P
* Excursion in Bodrum, Walking to Windmils- Ancient Theatre - Oldtown and Mousoleum € 35,-p.P
 
Included services on a YogaCruising trip
* 7 nights’ accommodation / from – to harbor ( on the Yacht with Crew (captain,chef,sailor )
* Half board (AP) of vegetarian meals: 7x BRUNCH breakfast, Lunchtime Fruid, 16 pm Tea-time with Cookies and 6x dinner will be served.(not included are: 1 dinner that will be arranged in a local fish restaurant).
* Tea as well as ginger tea are served free of charge on the boat, throughout the day
* 2 x 90 minutes yoga class per day (morning and evening on 5 days). 
  The yoga sessions start on Sunday evening and the last session is given on Friday morning.
* High quality yoga mats, blocks, belts and blankets are provided on board, in sufficient quantity.
* Equipment for snorkeling and some water sports are provided on board.
* 2x a week there is an option of sailing between 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.
  (depending on weather conditions)
* At lunchtime we will serve you small  Snack fresh fruits.
* Tea time with coockies and bisquits is at 4 PM.
* We provide you fresh brewed tea, herbal tea and fresh ginger tea.
* Yoga sessions each morning and in the evening for 90 Min. on five days during the week. The Yogasessions will start on sundayevening and ends on friday in the morning..
* Harbour Tax in Turkey
* Crew service 
* Ship water 
* Diesel & Gasoline 
* Bed Linen & Bath towels 
* Use of equipment on board 
* Yacht insurance (we advise you to take out your own individual travel insurance)
 
Your daily YogaCruising program
* After getting up, first enjoy a herbal tea or a cup of hot water with fresh lemons and ginger.
* Every morning yoga takes place for 90 minutes from about 07.00 - 08.30.
* 09.00-10.30 you can expect an extensive brunch - breakfast in the Mediterranean style.
* At lunchtime there are delicious fruit from the region. At 4pm is Tea Time with biscuits and biscuits.
* Depending on weather conditions, sailing twice a week from 11am to 4pm. The participants are welcome to help with the sailing, the team is happy about it.
* The exceptional atmosphere invites you to swim, sunbathe and relax.
* In the evening, from about 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm, yoga will be practiced for 90 minutes. (The times vary depending on the season).
After the yoga around 20.00 we serve you a sumptuous dinner with traditional dishes.
* Finish the day with a view of the starry sky. The sundeck agrees best to this (bring sleeping bag to sleep outside)
 
Extra costs on your YogaCruising trip
* Transfer from/ to the airport. € 20,- p.P oneway
* Other beverages: Smoothies, Fruid Juice, Soft drinks & alcoholic beverages
* Tip and gratuity for the crew (commonly around 50 € per pers.)
* Extra excursions - Hiking
* Wi-Fi use 10, - € week in Turkey and 15, - € in Greece
* Entrance fees to the archaeological sites
* 1 x dinner with fish specialties at a local fish restaurant: (around 17-25 €) p.p.
* Harbour Tax in GREECE TOURS Per Person 75 € - Payment Arrival Day on Board.
 
Meals and drink
* Vegetarian half board on board (breakfast buffet and evening buffet).
* All-day fresh still water, herbal and tea selection, coffee
* Lunchtime fruit-small snack and 16.00 biscuits biscuits and tea.
* Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages are offered at moderate prices.
 

Good to know for your YogaCruising

YogaCruising reserves the right to modify traveling routes, time schedules and the sequence of events due to weather conditions or organizational demands.
* Embarkation from 2 pm, disembarkation 9 am.
* Travel participants have no legitimate claim to the presence of the mentioned seminar leader. He or she may be substituted by an equally qualified yoga teacher.
 
Contakt / Booking
We look forward to your booking and inform you anytime about your further questions.
Tel & Whatsapp +90 532 404 5 444 / Fax: +90 252 722 00 11 / Kontakt ibo: ibo@yogacruising.com

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Route 1: Cleopatra Coast. Yoga - Hiking - Sailing