Yet even in a place like Bodrum, ‘the traditional Turkey’ is not as far away as you may think, with only 20 minutes drive you can explore the lifestyle and true hospitality of local people, into the quiet rural life. You will visit a local mosque, village house, meet a village chief and sample traditional Turkish food.
Your day starts with the pick-up from your hotel at around 11 am depending on hotel location and drive away from the seascapes and the bustle of the city to the village. On arrival to the rural area, you will have a tea/coffee break in a local coffee house and the tour guide will provide you with general information about the village life in Turkey.
The village welcomes you with its traditional village house where you'll expose to the lifestyle of local people and then its mosque where you'll stop to learn more about religious Islamic traditions in Turkey. After you will meet a village chief and stop for a lunch at his house. By this way, you will experience true Turkish hospitality and sample delicious local food.
Your next stop is a carpet cooperative. A short demonstration of carpets and kilims woven by village women ends your unforgettable day at the Bodrum countryside. If you wish on this tour you may buy some souvenirs, local goods, handicrafts and handmade kilims/carpets directly from the locals. The tour finishes approximately at 3 pm. You will drive back to Bodrum and get dropped off at your hotel.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Local guide & transportation
Do not forget to take your camera with you. But you have to ask for permission especially from Turkish ladies before you take a picture.
The Turkish people do not enter their houses with shoes, we suggest you wear easy to take off shoes.
We advise you to take some money or credit card with you.
|Days before date of departure||% of Entire Tour Cost|
|Between 31 and 45 days||% 20|
|Between 15 and 30 days||% 25|
|Between 7 and 14 days||% 30|
|Between 3 and 6 days||% 40|
|Between 1 and 2 days||% 70|
|No Show||% 85|