Join us as we celebrate the weekend in style with our exclusive, all inclusive and brand new tour for 2021.
This tour was born on the back of our successful wine tasting trip from the last few years. This is a high quality cultural evening for the discerning palate, you will be savouring all the wonderful tastes on offer, as well as learning about the history of the wines and beers, you will also have the opportunity to experience an array of delicious mezzes and learn of their origin, all freshly prepared with a few little twists.
The tour starts at 6.45pm when we will meet at our office; we will then head to our boat in the harbour and meet our captain for the night. Once on board we will set sail along the river heading up towards the lake passing beautiful scenic spots along the way. Weather and mood allowing you will have the opportunity to enjoy a swim in the warm waters of Koycegiz Lake as the sun sets. On board we will start our wine tasting and beer sampling, you will have the opportunity to try several different wines and sample different local beers , some you will know and some slightly lesser known brews. All our wines are sourced with the help of Turkish Wines and Wineries Association industry and we will talk about how and why these wines are extra special during the tour.
Did you know that Turkish beer started with the Bomonti beer factory in Istanbul in 1894 by the Helvatian Bomonti brothers. Production of beer in the Ottoman Empire was 1.2 billion litres in 1894. Volkan will share more interesting facts and his passion about the history, geography and culture and once you find your favourite, the booze will be flowing all night.
Whilst enjoying the varied selection of beers and wines your senses will be treated to a mouth-watering selection of freshly prepared traditional mezzes. You will have the chance to taste up to 20 different Mezzes from different regions. Not only will you get to try these but you will have the opportunity to learn once again about the history of these dishes, and a selection will be prepared right in front of you, by a local lady. She will inform you of the ingredients and how to make these delicious dishes. You have the option to be pampered, sit back and watch or if you fancy you can try your hand at helping and making a few of these yummy dishes. Everyone will be given the recipe cards for your favourite so you can have a go yourself once your back home.
The food and drink will be flowing all night in this fully inclusive tour and offers a unique experience to our guests to learn more about the local life, food and culture. You can be sure of an incredible evening of good food, flowing booze, music, fun and, laughter, whilst creating new friendships all under the moonlight in the stunning setting and magical atmosphere of Koycegiz lake, returning to Dalyan for 11.00pm