East Meets West is usually available for private charter only; but you can book just a cabin or
two in July.
Alternatively, why not try one of our specialise cruises, such as Massage, Hiking or our trip
for single travellers.
Usually cruising from Marmaris or Fethiye we will confirm the actual itinerary a little nearer the
time. Many of our guests have travelled with us before so we like to choose an itinerary which
is interesting for everyone on board. The local airport is Dalaman.
The attached itinerary is for the July trip.
|☼ Twin cabins are limited and cannot be guaranteed, please state your preference when booking.
☼ Single occupancy cabins have limited availability.
☼ Price varies for each trip. Please call or email for prices.
|Itinerary at a glance
|What's not included
Transfer: Travel to/from Marmaris or Fethiye. Transfers can be
Flights: Please book your own flights. Both Marmaris and Fethiye use
Dalyan Riverboat Trip: book onboard
Fethiye Jeep Safari: book onboard
Turkish Bath: book onboard.
Drinks: there is a reasonably priced bar onboard stocked with water,
soft and alcoholic drinks including beer, wine and spirits. Please do not
bring your own drinks onboard.
Tips for the Crew and Guide
Travel Insurance: please remember to arrange your own travel
insurance and provide a copy to the Captain on arrival.
Our food is prepared every day using the freshest of local ingredients by our onboard chef: 7 breakfasts, 6
lunches, 7 dinners starting with dinner on day 1 and ending with breakfast on day 8
Cabin:7 nights in a twin or double cabin with ensuite private bathroom
Diesel: 3-4 hours cruising per day
Harbour Fees at Marmaris and Fethiye
Crew: food and wages
Some trips include excursions and transfers. Please email for details
|Private Transfer (1-4 pax)
Dalaman to/from Marmaris one-way £65
Dalaman to/from Fethiye one-way £55
Price is for the vehicle
Private Transfer (5-14 pax)
Dalaman to/from Marmaris one way £105
Dalaman to/from Fethiye one way £90
Price is for the vehicle
Dalaman to/from Marmaris one-way £16 per person
Dalaman to/from Fethiye one-way £14 per person
We recommend that travelers book their transfers directly with us because occasionally the start/finish ports
can change at the last minute. If transfers are booked with us it is easy for us to ensure travelers are
delivered to the correct port.
Cabins have a wardrobe and underbed storage, window and bedside light. Every cabin has a private en-
suite bathroom all of which were refitted last winter and now include shower cubicles. You can charge
cameras/phones etc every evening.
With plenty of sunbeds on the fore and aft decks choose how to relax; sunbathing, reading, chatting or
perhaps you’ll even sleep here under the stars.
Meals are usually taken on the aft deck where you have a different view for almost every meal. The quality of
our food is very important to us and we choose local, fresh ingredients for all our meals.
There’s a well-stocked bar with reasonably priced soft and alcoholic drinks.
|Why not extend your stay
Stay in carefully chosen hotels before or after your gulet cruise.
Whether you want to stay in a hotel overlooking the marina in Fethiye, a
restored farmhouse in Kayakoy or a five star hotel complete with rooftop
pool overlooking Marmaris bay we are happy to advise and book for you.
|DAY 1 MARMARIS
With its vibrant nightlife and shopping there’s plenty to see in Marmaris.
Cabins are ready from 4pm although luggage can be dropped off earlier
if needed. Service starts with Dinner onboard followed by an overnight
stay in Marmaris port.
DAY 2 MARMARIS - KUMLUBUK
After breakfast, you'll be given information about the cruise and onboard
safety before cruising to the wide open bay of Kumlubuk. Plenty of
swimming time before lunch. We will then move onto the bay of Kadirga
which is wonderful for snorkelling. Yo might even see some ancient
amphora buried in the seabed.
DAY 3 -EKINCIK GULF—DALYAN
An early start as we cruise for a couple of hours to a small bay in the
Ekincik Gulf. Join the optional Dalyan Tour for the afternoon. Take a
riverboat up the beautiful Dalyan River past the ancient burial tombs
high in the rocks and onto the mudbaths, stop off at the village of Dalyan
before spending time on Iztuzu beach, home of Loggerhead Turtles
before returning to the gulet for the evening. Dinner and overnight stay in
DAY 4 ADALI BAY—MANASTIR—TERSANE
See the sunrise as we leave for our early start, cruising for around 3
hours towards the Fethiye Gulf. We will anchor at Adali Bay for breakfast.
Later in the morning we will move on to Manastir (Monastery) Bay, also
known as Cleopatra’s Bay due to the beautiful underwater ruins of
Cleopatra’s Bath. We will anchor at Tersane Island for dinner and an
overnight stay. This naturally protected harbor was used for shipbuilding
by the Byzantine and Ottoman civilizations. There’s the chance to take
the optional Jeep Safari today or tomorrow.
DAY 5 YASSICA ISLANDS
This group of 7 tiny islands sit in the middle of the Fethiye Gulf so you
are surrounded by outstanding views on all sides. With two small
lagoons and a spit of beach you will find fantastic sunset and sunrise
views; remember to take your camera to bed with you if you sleep on
deck! Plenty of opportunity for watersports.
DAY 6 OLUDENIZ—GEMILER ISLAND
We anchor off Oludeniz (‘Dead Sea’) for lunch; this protected beach is
seen on countless brochures because it’s so beautiful. Then on to ruins
of ancient Christian settlements. Dinner and an overnight stay will be in
the Gemiler Strait.
DAY 7 TURUNC - FETHIYE
Enjoy your last day swimming in these small bays of the clear turquoise
waters before we cruise to Fethiye for the evening. Overshadowed by the
Lycian King Tombs high in the rockface Fethiye was known as
Telemessos and named after Apollon's son. We'll moor here for the
night so there's plenty of time for to you buy some gifts from the colourful
bazar and enjoy the quieter nightlife that Fethiye has to offer.
DAY 8 FETHIYE
Our last breakfast in port and then it is time to say goodbye until we
meet you again.
☼ Cruise may operate in reverse. Please note that for this specific trip
we may follow a different itinerary which will still be served by Dalaman
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East Meets West - LUXURY Cabin with ensuite bathroom on East Meets West for 7
Turkish Breakfast, Cooked Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Biscuits, Cooked Dinner
starting with dinner on day 1; finishing with breakfast on day 8.
From 4pm , port to be confirmed.
After breakfast, before 10:30am. Luggage can be stored for you.
Dalyan Riverboat, Fethiye Jeep Safari, Turkish Hamam
|What you need to know
|Luxury Cabin Charter onboard East Meets West