Duration: 7/8 hours (approximately)
Route: Ferry to Greek island-Kos Island- Plane Tree of Hippocrates
Bodrum-Kos-Bodrum Time Table: 21.04.2012 – 31.10.2012
Departure Time of Ferry from Bodrum: 09:00
Departure Time of Ferry from Kos: 16:30
You shall be picked up from the Bodrum airport, Bodrum hotel, Bodrum Marina or your cruise ship port in Bodrum. Your Ephesus guide will hold up a sign with your name on it. Your Kos Greek Island Tour Guide or Bodrum Local Travel Agency will provide you with a complimentary Bodrum map,,Turkey map and Turkey brochures. Kos Island tour will take approximately 8 hours and after will drive you back to your Bodrum hotel, Bodrum Marina, Bodrum airport or cruise ship harbour in Bodrum in Turkey.
In summertime you can be collected from your hotels ect. but in winter time you must make your own way to the ferry, the departure times will be given to you on booking confirmation. As your ferry pulls into the the harbor of Kos Town, you will see only colossal walls of the Castle of The Knights of St.John.On arriving on the Greek island of Kos your time will be free to do as you wish , ( but dont forget to pick up a map at the tourist Office) which includes plenty of shops ,bars and resturants close to the port.In Kos Town,minarets From Turkish Mosque stand alongside Grand Italian mansion and massive walls of Crusader’s Fortress.Teh 15th-century Castle of The Knights of St.John was reinforced with elaborate double walls and inner moats during the 16th century in response to Turkish raids.The order of St.John on Kos was orginally dedicated to healing the sick,but you had never know it from the size of fortification.
By The Turkish Mosque you will see the gigantic Plane Tree of Hippocrates, allegedly planted by the great Physician 2400 years ago. Nonetheless, Hippocrates is said to have tought pupils and written books under its foliage. There is also nice sandy beaches for you to visit and also alittle bit of history. There is a an impressive Turkish Mosque in Eleftherias Sq. and an abandoned Synagogue and a Greek Orthodox Cathedral along with other numerous sites.
Do not miss to see Asclepios Ancient Site, Hippocrates and colleague entertaning the god Asclepios,You will see Temple of Hercules, Temple of Aphroditi, Agora, House of Europa, Odeon, Temple of Dionysos.
The return journey back to Bodrum will approx one hour where you you will return to your hotels etc.
- 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.