Kos Island Day Trip from Bodrum: Best Tours + Ferry Tickets

    Have you ever dreamed of visiting a Greek island while on holiday in Bodrum, Turkey? Look no further than Kos Island, a charming gem located just a short boat ride away from Bodrum. This independent day trip to Kos Island from Bodrum offers a perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture of Kos. Join us as we embark on a memorable journey to this captivating Greek destination.

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    ViraVira.cothe leading yacht charter marketplace in Europe and one of the few online platforms in the world specialized in marine tourism. More than 12,000 hourlydailyweekly private rental boats, yacht/gulet charters and blue cruise in Turkey from Bodrum, Marmaris, Gocek, Fethiye, Bozburun, Antalya, Istanbul, as well as from Greece, Croatia, Italy,  and France. Easy and secure booking experience at the best prices.

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    • Experience the allure of two countries in one day: Explore the best of Bodrum and set foot on the captivating shores of Kos Island.
    • Enjoy a hassle-free trip: Let us take care of all the logistics, including round-trip ferry or catamaran tickets, so you can focus on creating unforgettable memories.
    • Customize your itinerary: This independent day trip allows you the freedom to discover Kos at your own pace, tailoring the experience to your preferences.
    • Uncover ancient wonders: Delve into the island’s rich history as you explore centuries-old castles, ancient ruins, and the birthplace of Hippocrates, the father of medicine.
    • Soak up the Greek atmosphere: Immerse yourself in the vibrant streets, picturesque architecture, and warm hospitality of the Greek culture.


    Discover Kos Island’s Historical Treasures

    Kos Island is a treasure trove of historical wonders that will transport you back in time. Explore the following highlights:

    The Castle of the Knights

    Step into the 14th-century and witness the impressive Castle of the Knights. Marvel at its fortified walls, towers, and breathtaking panoramic views of the island.

    Ancient ruins on Kos, Greece

    Ancient Roman Ruins

    Wander through the remnants of an ancient civilization as you visit the various temples and ruins scattered across the island. Feel the echoes of history at every step.


    Visit one of the most significant healing centers of the ancient world, Asklepion. Uncover its intriguing past and admire the well-preserved architectural marvels that once served as a sanctuary for the sick and injured.

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    Immerse Yourself in Greek Culture

    Hippocrates’ Tree

    Pay homage to the birthplace of Hippocrates, the legendary father of medicine. Legend has it that he taught his students the art of healing under the shade of a magnificent tree. Let its presence inspire you and reflect on the legacy of this influential figure.

    Picturesque Streets and Architecture

    Take a leisurely stroll through the charming streets of Kos Town. Admire the picturesque architecture, quaint cafes, and boutique shops that showcase the unique Greek charm.

    Beach Bliss and Relaxation

    Sandy Beaches

    Indulge in some well-deserved relaxation on the sun-kissed sandy beaches of Kos. Dip your toes into the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean Sea, bask in the warm sun, and let the tranquil ambiance rejuvenate your soul.

    Typical Bodrum to Kos Island Day Trip Itinerary

    Here is a sample itinerary to guide you through your day trip to Kos Island:

    • 8:30 AM: Meet your tour guide at the Bodrum harbor and board the comfortable ferry or catamaran.
    • 9:00 AM: Set sail towards Kos Island, enjoying the refreshing sea breeze and panoramic views of the Aegean Sea.
    • 9:20 AM: Arrive at Kos Town and begin your independent exploration of the island.
    • Throughout the Day: Visit the Castle of the Knights, explore ancient Roman ruins, immerse yourself in the vibrant streets, and discover the birthplace of Hippocrates.
    • Relax on the beautiful sandy beaches, take a dip in the clear turquoise waters, or enjoy a delicious Greek lunch at a local taverna.
    • 4:00 PM: Gather at the designated meeting point and depart from Kos Island.
    • 4:20 PM: Arrive back at the Bodrum harbor, bidding farewell to Kos with cherished memories.

    Please note that this itinerary is flexible, allowing you to adapt it to your own preferences and interests. You have the freedom to spend more time at any particular site or explore additional hidden gems on the island.

    Book Your Kos Island Adventure

    Ready to embark on a memorable day trip to Kos Island from Bodrum? Book your spot now and get ready to experience the perfect blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. Immerse yourself in the magic of two countries in a single day, and let the allure of Kos captivate your senses. Join us on this extraordinary journey and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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