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Gulet Cruise, Gulet Charter and Escorted Tour Brochure

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The tour in Turkey managed to combine complete and carefree relaxation, with intellectual stimulation and relevant learning of the highest order, while also bathing our senses in continual beauty.

Ann Senechal, Seattle, USA

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Tour cost and Booking - General Information

Please contact us initially to check availability and enquire about booking one of our cultural tours.

See our full schedule of Escorted tours
Find out about our Gulet cruises

Tour Cost

The tour cost includes:
Full board accommodation, except where specified
Airport transfers on first and last day of tour
Road transfers by minibus
Site entrance fees
Gratuities on land
Harbour fees and crew services (on gulet trips)
Excursions accompanied by an expert guide
WiFi on our scheduled gulet cruises (coverage permitting)

Mineral water, tea and coffee are complimentary on all our tours. Wine is included with dinner on our scheduled trips, other drinks are extra. On gulet holidays there is a reasonably priced bar for guests’ use. Bar bills can be settled with the crew at the end of the trip.

Not included:
Flights and airport taxes
Travel insurance
Gratuities on the boat. It is customary to tip the crew at the end of a tour. We recommend about £8 per day per guest.

Private Gulet Charters

If you’d like your very own expert-led trip in Turkey, Greece or Italy, aboard a traditional Turkish gulet, see: Gulet Charters.

Visas are easily obtained online at eVisa and must be purchased before you travel.


Guidelines laid down by the UK Department of Health say you do not require any specific inoculations for the parts of Turkey, Greece, and Italy covered in these tours.

How to Book

Please contact us to check availability and make a provisional reservation. We will hold this for you for 1 week. To confirm your booking complete the booking form and send it to us with your deposit payment. Please remember to read the booking conditions. Payments may be paid by:

1. Cheque payable to Peter Sommer Travels Ltd. (*For non-Sterling cheques please contact us. Based on our bank’s exchange rates we will confirm the amount to send.)
2. Bank transfer. Please contact us and we’ll supply our bank details.
3. Debit or Credit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express credit cards. There is no fee for debit card transactions. There is a small surcharge on credit card transactions to cover the processing fee.

Safe with us - payment protection

As a member of the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT), an Association approved by BIS, Peter Sommer Travels has provided a Bond to meet the requirements of the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992. All passengers booking directly with us are fully protected as detailed in the ABTOT Bond for their initial deposit and balance payments made, in the unlikely event of cancellation or curtailment of your travel arrangements due to our insolvency. For full details see ‘ABTOT’ in our Booking Conditions.

Price Guarantee

Many tour operators apply surcharges when exchange rates fluctuate or fuel prices or taxes increase. The price paid for our holidays is no longer subject to change. We will not pass on surcharges of any kind. Once we have confirmed your booking we guarantee the price of your trip won’t change. Our new Price Guarantee will apply to all bookings made after August 5th 2015.

Click here for our Booking Conditions webpage.

Document Downloads

Booking Details - General Information as pdf

Booking Form for Tours as pdf

Booking Conditions as pdf