Duration: 7/8 hours
Departure: Monday, Friday
Route: Baffa lake-The Temple of Apollo-Medusa Head-Miletus-Temple of Athena
You shall be picked up from the Bodrum airport, Bodrum hotel, Bodrum Marina or even from the cruise ship port in Bodrum. Your Bodrum guide will hold up a sign with your name on it so you can easily find your correct tour bus. Your Bodrum tour will take approximately 7-8 hours and afterwards we will drive you back to your Bodrum hotel ,Bodrum Marina ,Bodrum airport or cruise ship harbour in Bodrum in Turkey.
Todays tour will start by a transfer coming to pick you up early in the morning as today is going to be a busy discovery day. Once you have picked up you will then be taken to Baffa lake for some cold refreshments, on your way to Didim is where you willl visit The Temple of Apollo, Ancient Didyma was the site of the sacred sanctuary to Apollo and oracle that brought in most of the city’s fame and wealth. The sanctuary at Didyma is ranked as the third largest sacred structure in the ancient Hellenic world, you will see the columns used more then 100 magnificent columns, traces of a secret fountain and a Medusa Head. When you leave here we will then drive on to Miletus, Miletus once sat upon a thin strip of land surrounded by four separate harbors, it was envied for its prosperity and its strategic coastal location. Miletus suffered the same fate as its Ionian confederates the silting of its harbor and waters by neighbouring rivers caused its decline for centuries miletus was a hotbed of commercial and cultural development. In the 5th century BCE the milesian alphabet was adopted as astandart Greek script, Miletus later became the headquarters of Ionian Scholl of philosophers which included Thales, Aneximanes sand Anximander. The main attraction in Miletus is the theater which is clearley visisble from the highway, Kervansaray, Faustina Bath, Ilyas Bey Mosque. After we will head on to Priene, where you will be served a delicious lunch, it is after lunch you will go to see the Priene Ancient Site, Priene grew to prominence as amember of Ionian Confederation of cities in the region of Smyrna (modern Izmir). Priene devoted its resources to religion and sports, this site was built on plateau before the walls of Mt.Mycale and has a overlook on the contortions of the river Meander. So keep an eye out for the unmistakable system of geometric design introduced by Hippodamos of Miletus in the 4th century BC. You will see Temple of Athena, Temple of Olympic Seus, Prytaneum, bouleterion, theater, Stadium , the Gymnasium and so much more. You will need your camera for all these amazing sites. On your return you will have the chance to see the lovely valley and hills surrounding the town of Soke and along the highway where they grow cotton. You will then return with your Bodrum guide to your pick points.
**This tour is only available as a Private tour.
P.S Tours from Bodrum tours we provide are private tours which means they include a driver and a separate tour guide who speaks english and they will accompany you throughout the tour and they will be able to answer any questions or queries during your tour. Those who book in advance avoid the rush and tight squeezes of traveling with all of the crowds.
*A tour document with details and confirmations will be e-mailed after booking.
*Bodrum City Tour is available all year round.
- Private Professional Licenced English Speaking Tour Guide.
- Private deluxe A/C VIP vehicle.
- Parking fees of vehicle.
- Pick up from Bodrum Harbour, Bodrum Marina, Bodrum Hotel.
- Drop off to Bodrum Harbour, Bodrum Marina, Bodrum Hotel
What’s Not Included
- Gratuities to the guide and driver.
- Personal expenses.
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