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Private Full-Day City Highlights Tour of Bodrum

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Duration: 8 to 9 hours
Product code: 4809
Overview

Make the most of the time you have in Bodrum on this private full-day tour of the cities historical highlights.

Meet with your guide at the port and hop onboard a private, air-conditioned vehicle for your tour where you will enjoy the beautiful views of Bodrum on route to the first stop, Bodrum Castle (Castle of St Peter). Sat on a peninsula dividing the city’s two bays, this Crusader fort was constructed in 1402 by the Knights of St John before being seized by the in 1522 by the Ottomans. Inside you will see the courtyard, dungeons and battlements as your guide tells you about the Crusader knights who held the fort and decorated the walls with their coats of arms.

Most of the castle is devoted to the Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, a treasure-trove of artefacts found under the local seas. You can admire jars, jewellery and weapons found on the ancient shipwrecks. Also see the prize exhibit of the Uluburun shipwreck: a wooden Bronze Age merchant ship that was recovered from the sea in 1982.

Continue to the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, which is the site of the tomb of King Mausolus, the ruler of the ancient city of Halicarnassus that stood on the site of Bodrum in the 4th century BC. Look at the broken relics as your guide details the once-glorious tomb, once one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Lastly, head for Bodrum Amphitheater that is cut into a hillside an impressive structure dating back to the 4th century BC. Explore the orchestra and view the steep tiers of seats, some still engraved with their patrons’ names.

You should also have some time at the end of the tour to do some souvenir shopping for some gifts to take home.

The order of the itinerary may vary.

 

Highlights
  • Visit the Crusader-built Bodrum Castle (Castle of St Peter), with its towers, dungeons and battlements
  • See the ancient shipwrecks and treasures at the Castle’s Museum of Underwater Archaeology
  • Explore the now crumbled Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, once a Wonder of the Ancient World
  • View the stunning Bodrum Amphitheater, cut into a hill above the city
  • Enjoy the full attention of your guide on this private tour
  • Enjoy a private shore excursion of Bodrum's historical highlights
Know Before You Book
  • Scheduling Scheduling: Private
  • Languages offered on activity/tour Languages offered on activity/tour: English, German, French, Italian
  • Duration Duration: 8 to 9 hours
  • Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Pick-up service Pick-up service
    Pick up from Bodrum Cruise Port
  • Ship to shore “Stress-free” tour guarantee Ship to shore “Stress-free” tour guarantee.
    Get a full refund for non-docking ships or late port arrivals.
  • Cancellation Cancellation
    There is no cancellation fee once Customers Cancel at least 7 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
    There is 50% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 3 and 6 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
    There is 100% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 2 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
  • On Request On Request
  • Cut-off TimeCut-off Time
    Available to be booked until 3 days before the tour starts. Please note we reserve the option to confirm the tour or not due to availability.
Inclusions
  • Entrance fees
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Transport by private, air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Other services not mentioned
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities (optional)
  • Drinks
Meeting Point
Pick up from Bodrum Cruise port. Times will be depending on when your cruise ship docks

Additional Info
  • In the summer months it is recommended to wear suncream
  • It is advisable to wear comfortable clothes and shoes as there is walking involved
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Reviewed by Megan C US   August 01, 2019
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We had a private full day City highlight tour in Bodrum and spent a lovely day with our tour guide.We visit all the ancient sites of Bodrum. Our guide was excellent. She was extremely knowledgeable and very professional. We also had a very delicious Turkish lunch along the harbor before returning to our ship. I would definitely recommend the tour to anyone who has a day or two to spend in Bodrum.
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Mary US   August 02, 2019

Hello, Megan C.Thank you for taking the time to write a review about this tour. Good to hear that you had a lovely day and that the guide was very professional. I will send your review on to our team . They will appreciate it very much. Kind regards, Mary.

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Reviewed by Joanna |G GB   July 07, 2019
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On This tour we visited several sites in Bodrum with a great guide and our two teenagers. It was very nice day, very competently managed. No problems at all. We had already seen Ephesus so were looking for different sites, which we found.
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Yvonne GB   July 08, 2019

Thank you Joanna for writing a review.Good to hear that it is was nice day.KInd regards, Yvonne.

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Reviewed by Cindy US   July 01, 2019
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Had a fabulous day highly recommend this tour.
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Lisa US   July 01, 2019

Thanks for the review. Very much appreciated. Kind regard, Lisa

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Reviewed by Merve Bulut TR   June 27, 2019
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Haziran ayında bu tura gittik ve çok begendik. Rehberimiz harikaydı çok profesyonel bize birçok bilgi verdi. öğle yemeği çok lezzetliydi bu turu çok beğendik.
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Zeynep TR   June 28, 2019

Merhaba Merve Hanim, Güzel sözleriniz için tesekkur ederim. Saygilar, Zeynep.

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Reviewed by Alina G RO   June 14, 2019
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Professional guide, car with air conditioning, I liked everything.
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Donna GB   June 15, 2019

Thank you for your nice words in your review.Donna.

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Reviewed by James S AU   May 09, 2019
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Very smoothly,organised,day tour.
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Karen US   May 10, 2019

Thank you James for your review. Very appreciated. Kind regards,

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