Yoga and Sailing Trip Greek Dodecanese Islands

8 Days / 7 Nights - Yoga and Sailing Trip Greek Dodecanese Islands

"Island of Light with Yoga - Hiking and Sailing"

The southern part of the Dodecanese, from Rhodes to Kos has a tremendous variety of beautiful experiences to offer. The volcanic isle of Nisyros, the cultural impressions of Cos, the picturesque houses in Symi, and the multiplicity of Nature on the island of Tilos and Gyali.

These islands belong to a world of myth and magic, being rich in historic remains, bearing witness of the grandeur of the numerous civilizations that chose to live here. A world where the Sun appears as a daily painter of landscapes and the Sea reverberates in a myriad of shades to give birth to Life.

Closed groups of 10 people or more can be booked with or without a yoga teacher. If you want to form a group and be among friends.
Please contact us for the conditions and prices. We can also arrange the program and the meal individually, depending on your wishes.
 
Location: Greek Dodekanes İslands
Group size: minimum 6 maximum 12
Yoga teacher: Darya Dipa (English Lessosns)
Tour guide: English- German-speaking excursions and guided tours by İbo Oztop
Accommodation: Bodrum construction 30 meter gulet wooden yacht with 8 double cabins, each with shower & wc
Daily yoga time: 2 x yoga lessons per day, 70-90 min each morning and evening in the secluded bays on board or on land.
 
Holiday Dates for individuall bookers: 04-11 SEPTEMBER 2021
Price
€1.399,- p.P. Shared Cabin (bookings until 30.03.2021)
€1.499,- p.P. Shared Cabin -
+ €699,- Shared Cabin alone use.
 

Itinerary of the YogaCruising Yoga & Sailing Trip in Greek Dodekaness İslands

Day 1 - Saturday: Arrival day.
You book a flight to Bodrum. Bodrum can easily be reached by regular airlines and charter companies from all major european cities. Our transfer service is awaiting you at the airport (twice daily) and brings you to the yacht in the harbor. 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.
 
Day 2 Sunday: Kilisebükü-Bodrum-Leros
Breakfast while Cruise to Bodrum anchors in the bay at Windmills.
Hike Excursion about 3 hours in Botanical Thempo with ibo in his homeland to the history of Ancient Halicarnassus present Bodrum. 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.
Cruise to Leros İsland Greece.
1.Yoga on board in the evening and overnight in the bay Panteli.

Day 3 Monday: Leros-Cos
Good morning sun and sunrise hike to the windmills, castle and chapels.
Yoga on board and breakfast during the trip to Kos. On the way we take a short swim break in Kalimnos island.
In the afternoon we arrive in Island Kos.
We anchor in Kos' main port, next to the fortress of the Knights of St. John. Cobblestone streets lined with palm trees, lush vegetation and historical monuments are in the immediate vicinity and can be reached on foot from the harbor. In history, Kos was the most important center of ancient medicine - the home of Hippocrates and his famous Asklepieion. The foundation stone of medicine as we know it today was laid here.
In the evening yoga on the boat and overnight in the harbor.
 
Day 4 Tuesdat: Cos-Nisyros. The volcanic island of Nisyros
Today you have the possibility to explore the village of Mandraki Nisyros and if you wish, later on, join the very rewarding excursion to Stefanos, the largest crater. The volcano is currently active but not irrupting and fumaroles are found at the craters (Excursion extra). The island has a 3 km wide caldera, which is formed by a collapse after the emptying of the magma chamber. The last eruptive activity was a steam explosion in 1888. We spend this night in the cozy harbor of Mandraki. There is a monastery (Blessed Virgin Mary of the Cave) built right next to a medieval castle erected by the Knights Hospitaller who conquered the island in 1315.
 
Day 5 Wednesday: Nisyros-Symi
A beautiful sailing trip awaits us today, in order to bring us to the Greek island of Symi. Depending on the winds we will reach the Bay Pedi, or to make an excursion to the Monastery of the Archangel Michael Panormitis on the southern tip of the island (Fakultativ 20,-€ P.p). It is a Greek Orthodox monastery with two museums and a Library, overlooking a bay and still inhabited by monks.
The cruise continues to Symi where we will anchor in the harbor after a relaxing bathing pause in a creek of the island. After lunch on board you have the choice to stroll about the small city with it’s neoclassical architecture.
We are mooring over the night in the Bay in Symi.
Day 6 Thursday: Symi - Cnidos
Sunrise Cruise to Knidos. Yoga on board or Land
After breakfast, hike through the ruins of Knidos to Mersincik.
Swim in the sea in the bay and Cruise to Bodrum.
Yoga on board in the evening and overnight in the bay near Bodrum.
 
Day 7 Friday: Çökertme- (Hamam Turkish Bath) Ören Marina
Yoga on Board, Breakfast and
The cruise continues from the Bay in direction of the Çökertme Bay and Gökova Marina.
Excursion to the Old Town in Mugla with (Hamam Turkish Bath), Peeling and Olive Oil Soap foam Massage.
Dinner with fish specialties at a local fish restaurant on the Beach
 
Day 8 Saturday: Disembarkation and transfer to the airport.
 

Yoga on board
When do we practice yoga?
In general two yoga sessions per day are offered.
Each yoga session has a duration of 60-90 minutes, in the mornings and evenings.
Where do the yoga sessions take place?
Normally the yoga sessions are given on deck, while the yacht is mooring in a quiet bay, in the mornings and evenings.
In some bays there is a possibility to perform the yoga session on land, for instance on the beach or on a larger wooden jetty.
High quality yoga mats, blocks and bolsters are provided for you on the yacht. Nevertheless we recommend participants to bring their own equipment if they have special personal preferences.
 
Living on Board
The crew (consisting of the captain, chef, skipper, and the yoga teacher) is discretely attending you, with both joy and charm, to ensure that your stay on board will become an unforgettable experience. While we are cruising you are free to just lean back and relax, or to read, to chat or to let your soul whisper to you what your life is all about.
Small groups means that it’s easy to get to know your travel companions. Interesting encounters and inspiring talks are always a consistent part while you’re YogaCruising.

We guarantee a very easy-going, convivial atmosphere, making this holiday to something very special.

 
 
Hiking & Nature walks (Optional- booking on board)
Coastal and nature walks through the goat paths at a leisurely pace. Botanical views of nature, encounters with villagers and fishermen.
Easy to moderate hikes for nature lovers and history buffs. Endurance for hikes of 3-4 hours is required. If you are interested in hiking cruises, please click here.
 
The food on board a YogaCruising tour
A varied, healthy, traditional, vegetarian cuisine
Not only vegetarians treasure our food onboard as a culinary peak experience. The Turkish Mediterranean cuisine has already in its tradition a manifold of vegetarian dishes. Innumerable starters and main courses are traditionally cooked without meat. However our chefs onboard have acquired and accumulated the savvy to create well balanced, healthy, modern, vegetarian meals.
Each meal is composed of delightful vegetable dishes and fresh salads, all ingredients are of course locally produced, like the sun ripe fruits of the season, which are always part of a well balanced diet.
 
Cooking - cooking classes (Optional- booking on board)
There is the possibility to practice a cooking course, on board, of course, with a view of the sea. The cooking course program gives you new knowledge and new tools for your personal practice. You can spontaneously decide whether you want to spend the day hiking, reading, daydreaming, swimming or with a visit.
The vegetarian cuisine traditionally combines Turkish with Mediterranean specialties.
Depending on your interests, there are cooking courses on board (optional). You will learn how to prepare Turkish starters, filled dishes and main dishes, such as "imam bayildi", which is eggplant dish.
 
Cooking course instructor & hiking guide:
Ibo is a native of Bodrum and speaks German very well. He has put together a very special offer for you.
Ibo is versatile: he will teach you Turkish cooking. Walk the rustic goat paths with you and show his home! He also gives an introduction to the Turkish language. He is particularly interested in the underwater world! He is also a diving instructor, his grandfather was a sponge diver. Experience this fascinating journey with Ibo and you will certainly take home aknowledge of Turkish cuisine as an amateur cook. Course instructor - hiking guide please click here
 
Snorkeling
Turkey and Greece not only have great sights to offer in the countryside. There is also a new, colorful world for you to discover under water. The spots are all easy to reach. Pack your diving goggles, get on your boat and explore the underwater world.
 
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.
 
Massage & Turkish bath (Optional- booking on board)
Turkish bath "Hamam" - peeling and olive oil soap foam massage. A visit to a Turkish steam bath brings relaxation and cleanses from head to toe (extra).
If you want, an energizing massage on board (before ordering & extra), revitalize all the senses and bring mind and body back into perfect balance.
 
Arrival:
You book a flight to Bodrum (BJV) 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 (Collektive Transfer is 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.
 
Included services on a YogaCruising trip
* 7 night’s accommodation on our Yacht/ 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).
* Collektive Airport Transfer. 3 Time on Saturday. More information Click Here
* Tea as well as ginger tea are served free of charge on the boat, throughout the day
* 2 Yoga Classes per day – (no need to bring your own yoga mat), mornings and evenings 60-90 min. 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.
* Turkish Bath "Hamam" Peeling and Olive Oil Soap foam Massage, excursion to the Old Town in Mugla or Milas (Massage not included €28,- p.P)
* Hiking Excursion in Bodrum to oldtown, Windmills and Theatre
* Vulcano and Village Nika Excursion  (Bus not included)
* Hike to the dream Coast linie of Cnidos
* 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- * Ship water - * Diesel & Gasoline * Bed Linen & Bath towels
* Yacht insurance (we advise you to take out your own individual travel insurance)
 
Highlights and Excursions of your YogaCruising
* 7 night’s accommodation on our Yacht
* 2 Yoga Classes per day – (no need to bring your own yoga mat), mornings and evenings 60-90 min. The yoga sessions start on Sunday evening and the last session is given on Friday morning.
* 2 times sailing an a traditionally built wooden yacht
* An organic smoothie or Fruid Juice (very famous Pomegranade Juice) in the morning to start the day off right
* Tea as well as ginger tea are served free of charge on the boat, throughout the day
* Dreamlike bays, crystal clear sea water, hidden islands.
* Panormitis monastery Symi İnsel
* Hiking Excursion in Bodrum to the Windmils , Old Town, Theater and Mousoleum
* Sunset on the old town in Nsyros island
* Visit Vulcano on the İsland of Nisyros
* Antique port town of Knidos
* Yoga – meditation – massages under the clear, blue sky.
* visit picturesque island of Symi
* 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)
* Many fun activities: snorkelling, etc…
 
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)
 
Not included in the price
* port dues, entrance tickets and taxes
* Other beverages: Smoothies, Fruid Juice, Soft drinks & alcoholic beverages
* Tip and gratuity for the crew (commonly around €50,- per pers.)
* Wi-Fi use €15, -  week in Turkey and €20, - in Greece
* 1 x dinner with fish specialties at a local fish restaurant: (around €17-, €25,-) p.p.

TİCKET

Upon receipt of the booking confirmation and invoice, a deposit of € 500.00 per person of the travel price is due within 14 days. (If trip start date is less than 3 months full amount will increase.)
The rest must be managed at least 60 days before the start of the trip. You will receive the bank details with the booking confirmation.
 
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