The Turquoise Coast

A Mediterranean Voyage with Hikes to Hidden Ruins and Seaside villages

Client Comments

This trip was sensational in every way and even exceeded our high expectations. It opened our eyes to the rich and monumentally important history of Turkey, its blend of cultures, and delicious food. We loved the experience on the gulet, balanced with daily excursions on land. All in all, we had a blast!
— Ellen and Norman R., New York, NY
The trip was just superlative—there really is nothing to improve. 
— Ann F., Moss Beach, CA
The itinerary was excellent with a great mix of walking/hiking, visiting archaeological sites and a wonderfully relaxing cruise.
— Lynne R., New York, NY
This is one of the most outstanding trips we have ever taken. The depth of information, the comfort of the boat, the culture we learned about...all added up to a perfect trip.
— Lynn B., Portland, OR
The itinerary was fabulous and we enjoyed every minute of the trip. It's one of the best we have ever taken.
— Joanne G., Denver, CO
A superb trip with an excellent guide. The boat crew was extraordinary. They pampered us, prepared wonderful meals, and simply could not have done more to ensure that every aspect of life on the boat was wonderful.
— Lawrence G., East Falmouth, MA
Bravo WT! You have fine-tuned this adventure to perfection. It exceeded our every expectation.
— Paul M., Richmond, VA
This was the trip of a lifetime. I was treated like the sultan's wife. The gulet, the hikes, the food, the weather, the sea, snorkeling over sunken ruins—it was all wonderful.
— Joni H., Evergreen, CO
We loved the hikes, found the archaeological sites fascinating, and loved being on the boat (and the food on the boat was beyond fabulous!).
— Judy S., Bend, OR
This was an experience we won't forget. Traveling the Turquoise Coast via gulet was the only way to go. The captain and his crew, along with our excellent guide, made this trip close to perfect.
— Carolyn S., Edmonton, Alberta
This trip was so good, we would like to do it again. We will certainly tell all of our friends that this is the ONLY way to go.
— Lynn C., Bellevue, WA
A well designed trip through a beautiful and fascinating part of the world. We enjoyed every minute of it.
— Dennis K., Shaker Heights, OH
There is so much history in this beautiful land that I knew nothing about. Archeological sites, scenery, food, and people are all magical, and traveling by gulet adds another level of other-worldliness. No world traveler should miss this trip!
— Pam H., Denver, CO
This trip was fantastic, with excellent coordination of boat/van/walking itineraries—a trip you just couldn't do on your own. And the food was fabulous—both in cities and on the boat.
— Ann S., Los Alamos, NM
The trip exceeded my expectations. The optimum weather, outstanding boat and crew, and fun traveling companions allowed us to fully enjoy all the scenery and historical sites.
— Tom E., Lawrenceville, NJ
This was one of the best vacations we have had. I can't believe how good the quality of food was that came out of that little boat kitchen.
— Jerrold E., Seattle, WA
This was truly a magical adventure. The visit to the rug weaving school, tea with the goatherder's family, and lunch with an extended family high in the mountains were amazing experiences. We visited many wonderful villages, markets, restaurants, and shops as well as ancient ruins. I felt I was really getting a taste of the culture and the history of the region.
— Claire G., Seattle, WA
This was the most relaxing vacation we've ever been on. The gulet was extremely clean and the crew worked constantly to keep it that way. The food on board was fresh, creative, wholesome, and we looked forward to every meal!
— Jan B., Mountain View, CA
The combination of sailing, swimming, and hiking in a sunny climate is hard to surpass. Couple this with historical sites that rival more well known places and a guide whose knowledge is astounding—the perfect trip!
— Wendy H., Beecroft, Australia
My husband and I travel A LOT and this was one of the best trips we have ever taken.
— Susie T., Columbia, SC
This was hands down the most enjoyable trip I have taken in years. The combination of sailing, hiking, exploration, and goofing off on the boat is unbeatable.
— John D., Louisville, KY
We would rate this as one of our top vacations, a perfect combination of relaxation, hiking, and history.
— Abigail H., Bowie, MD
The captain and crew of the gulet were skilled, personable, and fun.
— Neal F., Reno, NV
Fantastic! Could not have asked for more.
— Paul P., Scarsdale, NY
The most interesting trip I've ever taken. I loved everything, and especially Turkey!
— Mary Lee C., Santa Fe, NM
Just had a perfect time—an outstanding trip!
— Cindy C., Santa Barbara, CA
The hiking was incredible, the food was out of this world, and the variety of activities and locations made for a first-rate trip. Life on the boat was wonderful!
— Elizabeth F., Aptos, CA
Really, really good. Have raved about it to friends.
— George E., Pacific Palisdes, CA
This trip was fantastic. The boat was beautiful and the crew and their service first-rate. I heard that this is one of your most popular trips—now I know why.
— Mary Beth P., Arlington, MA
This trip was relaxing, fun-filled, full of learning, and very well choreographed!
— Darian M., Eugene, OR
What a treat. Our first WT trip but it won’t be our last. The number of veteran WT travelers on our trip speaks very highly of your company.
— Bruce N., Oakland, CA
This is a fabulous trip! The boat we were on was wonderful: great crew, great food, great guide, and amazing sites.
— Caroline S., Dover-Foxcroft, ME
WT never ceases to amaze. This trip was more than we expected, with the perfect mix of culture, fun, food and drink.
— Gary F., Manhattan Beach, CA
Great combination of interesting sites, education, activities, swimming, comfortable accommodations, great fresh food, and a nice small group with a terrific leader. I’m hooked and planning on traveling with WT again. I like your style and small-group trips.
— Madeleine G., Bellevue, WA
Best holiday ever. We saw and experienced more than we could have dreamed possible. We ran out of superlatives on the second day!
— Lee T., Abbotsford, BC
It was a perfect trip - the organization, timing, food, accommodations, and especially the itinerary. Informative and great fun. I could not have asked for more.
— Joan and George S., Margate, NJ
Extraordinary. An exceptional two weeks rich in natural beauty, history, culture, hiking, and great companions. I may never travel without WT again.
— Sarah B., Palo Alto, CA

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