Get Prepared for Village Tour in Bodrum
Before giving information about the route of the program, you may want to learn how to prepare your bag properly; in this section, we will mention that.
- To avoid the sunburns, you should bring your hat, sunglasses and sun cream with you.
- Also, we recommend you to wear comfortable shoes and clothes before leaving the hotel.
- And lastly, you should get your camera ready to snap!
We will pick you up from your hotel in Bodrum by our fully-equipped, modern and comfortable tour bus in the morning. When you get on the bus, you will be able to meet our professional and licensed guide who will provide detailed information about the content of Bodrum Village tour and the places that we will visit in there. Then, we will drive until we get to Etrim Village.
The first stop of our tour, Etrim Village will attract you at the first sight because of its simple beauty which carries the texture of traditional side of Turkish culture. The white, made-of-rock, lovely houses on the stone-paved, narrow streets will present you an oil-paint scene to immortalize by your camera. Then, we will visit an original house of the village for witnessing the hospitality of Turkish people, with the companion of a Turkish coffee or tea.
The Olive Oil Factory
Next, we will visit an olive oil factory in where we will learn how it is made step by step. From harvesting to being captured in the olive oil bottles, we will hear the story of this golden liquid and learn why and how we should use it.
After learning the process of the production of olive oil, we will have a delicious lunch break in a local restaurant. In a lovely atmosphere, we will be eating all-organic and tasty dishes which will please our eyes, nose and mouth entirely.
The Carpet Factory
Then, we will visit a carpet factory; and as an important note here, Etrim Village is famous for its carpets and you will learn why. As a spoiler, we can say that all of those high-quality carpets are hand-woven carpets, by talented Turkish women. In there, you will learn how those carpets are produced step by step, and you will witness how this traditional weaving process is led by skillful and lovely women.
The next stop of our village day trip, we will head to a mosque of the village. You will be able to adore the interior design of the mosque and to learn the importance of Islam.
The last stop of our program of Bodrum village tour will take place in a traditional market of Etrim Village. As much as you want, you will be able to shop products such as organic olive and related olive products (soaps, colognes, creams etc.), tobacco, dry fruits, wine, kilims and carpets and a lot more. While learning how to bargain, too, you will enjoy a unique shopping session in there.
When the time is up, we will say goodbye to the local people, get on the vehicle, drive back to Bodrum to drop you to your hotel. Upon the arrival, our lovely Bodrum Village tour will come to end by leaving you with a positive mood.