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A Gastronomic Gulet Cruise

Sat May 24 – Sat May 31 2014

8 DAYS

£2,125 per person

Sing Supp £580

Tour Guide: Serdar Akerdem

Tour Price includes:
Full board accomm on gulet
Airport transfers on first and last day of tour
All crew services on gulet
Entrance fees & tips on land
Expert led excursions
WiFi on our scheduled gulet cruises (when coverage permits)

TESTIMONIALS

We’d like to single out our tour guide Serdar for particular mention – he really made the tour special.  His knowledge and enthusiasm about the archaeological sites and history were a definite bonus and the arrangements for the gastronomic outings ashore were all terrific.  We should also mention the cooking demos and meals onboard, which were delicious. We really enjoyed our Gastronomic Gulet Cruise and hope to sail with Peter Sommer Travels again sometime.”
Carol Henning, Berkeley, CA, USA

“We had the most brilliant holiday, everything about it was wonderful, Serdar, the boat, the crew, the itinerary, all the people; thank you so much, I have not stopped recommending it.”
Jacky Laurie, Gers, France

“This was probably one of our favourite vacations we have ever taken! A GREAT way to celebrate our 25th anniversary, cruising the beautiful sea and enjoying food, conversation and history.”
Paul and Karla Reimer, Kansas, USA

“An absolutely phenomenal trip. We incredibly enjoyed our beautiful boat, the wonderful company and crew, and, most importantly, the excellent cuisine. The hikes through the Turkish countryside were beautiful and the trip was very well organised. The food on board was delicious, but made more memorable by the local hand given when we had lunch in a Turkish house, or tea with a goat herder. A very unique experience.”
Lily Faust, Victoria, USA

“Frequent ‘on water’ holidaymakers, our recent gastronomic tour in Turkey was the best ever. Our guide/leader Serdar was terrific on all fronts: archaeology, gastronomy, organisation, and friendliness. The crew were great from cook to captain to deckies. Food was superb both on board and on shore, as were our experiences with various chefs and cooks. We’re planning to do it all again with Peter Sommer Travels!”
Ian Parmenter (food writer and lapsed TV chef) and Ann Dewar (grape farmer), Margaret River, Australia.

A Gastronomic Gulet Cruise

Rated One of ‘The World’s Tastiest Cruises’ - The Sunday Times (UK) November 27, 2011

So many of our guests have raved about the food served on our gulet cruises in Turkey and asked for recipes, that we decided to create a trip with an even more gastronomic flavour. Not only will you enjoy all the usual dishes served up by the onboard chef, on this trip you will get involved in the cooking, conjuring up some of the excellent Turkish dishes you’ll eat. You’ll collect wild foods and explore a local market for fresh produce. You’ll cook with a Turkish family in their home and prepare regional delicacies in a small traditional restaurant.

This is a journey to treat your taste buds, a voyage of discovery through Turkish Mediterranean cuisine. But you won’t miss out on the history. Your expert guide, Serdar, is an archaeologist who has been excavating in Turkey for many years. He also happens to be a foodie, a man with a great passion for Turkish cuisine. He will lead you on a gourmet adventure through one of the least developed and most stunning areas of natural beauty in Turkey.

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