Make the most of your vacation with a shore and land excursion that appeals to your interests. Knowledgeable, professional guides lead all excursions and offer special insights into the culture, history, wildlife, and geology of each destination. Discover first-hand how islanders went about the business of growing, harvesting and refining sugar in 18th century Barbados. Take an invigorating mush across a snow-covered glacier aboard an Alaskan dogsled. Or stroll through the maze of tiny streets in Mykonos, the birthplace of Apollo.
OVERVIEW: This tour will introduce you to the secrets of Bodrum with a visit to Etrim Village and a Turkish bath experience.
HIGHLIGHTS: Explore Etrim Village, a rare example of nomadic life which still survives today. You will see the village mosque and tea house, visit the homes of the villagers, watch a carpet weaving step by step, and visit a local market. Then relax and unwind with a Turkish bath experience that includes steaming, authentic scrubbing, foaming soap cleansing, and a foam massage. NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx. 0.5 mile over uneven surfaces. The Turkish Bath is not recommended for guests with cardio and breathing difficulties.
explore the major highlight of Bodrum and enjoy the famous crystal blue waters of the coastline. Your first stop will be the Castle of St.Peter, which is the most prominent feature of Bodrum. The castle was built using stone from the famous Mausoleum of Halikarnassus (built after 353 BCE) - one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and houses the Underwater Archeological Museum. After having lunch onboard the vessel, your boat will be waiting for you at the pier for the opportunity to explore some of the most exquisite cruising grounds in Europe in the comfort of a Turkish boat.
OVERVIEW: The highlight of this tour is a visit to the Castle of St. Peter
HIGHLIGHTS: Explore the most prominent attraction of Bodrum, the Castle of St. Peter which was built using stone from one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the famous Mausoleum of Halikarnassus. You'll also see the exclusive Carian Princess Hall which houses the remains of Princess Ada.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx. 1 mile over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines and 100+ steps. This tour is not recommended for guests using a walker or wheelchair, or who have difficulties in walking, climbing, or managing steps.
OVERVIEW: This full day excursion gives you the opportunity to explore the major highlights of Bodrum.
HIGHLIGHTS: Explore Bodrum's most prominent feature, the Castle of St. Peter and the exclusive Carian Princess Hall which houses the remains of Princess Ada. Visit Myndos Gate, one of the original witnesses for the great history of Halicarnassos. Visit the site of the mausoleum of King Mausolus and the Great Theater of Ancient Halicarnassos. You'll also enjoy a visit to a leather outlet for a refreshment break and fashion show.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx. 1.3 miles and this tour is not recommended guests with walking difficulties or using a wheelchair.
Important: Please remember you have up to 4 days prior to your sail date to purchase your regular shore excursions online. If you are within the 4 days, you will then need to purchase your shore excursions onboard; land excursions would need to be purchased directly through your Tour Director on the land portion of the Alaska Cruisetour. For example, if you are sailing on October 18, you can make Shore & Land Excursion purchases online until October 13.