Bodrum: Ataturk Cad. Dere
Sok. 6/A 48400
Ph: +90 252 3133888
Gokpinar: Mumcular, Bodrum
Ph: +90 2523735750
Mobile: +90 533 3655906
USA: Sarah Laidlaw, Aegean Journeys
Toll free: 800 783 7579
Mobile: +1 530 3057499
UK: Esmee Ertekin
Ph: +44 770 9582279
|BASKET AND SPOON
All CaravanTurkey Services are sold by Morning Tour Travel a member of the
Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (Licence No 3378) since 1996.
men of Gokpinar village. Weave a basket the Turkish way!
You will create beautiful baskets and rustic, practical spoons by hand.
This a hands-on course where you will interact with the people of the
village learning handcrafts that have been passed down through
The villagers show you step by step how to handle all the hand work.This
a hands on course.
Gokpinar is an old yörük village on the Aegean Coast of Turkey, that
feels a world away from the tourist trail. Our cultural center is set on a
hilltop overlooking the village and the mountains' pine forests. We are
only 10 minutes' drive to the beach and 40 minutes from Bodrum.
Come and join us for a week to learn the traditional way of Turkish
weaving, experience life in a small Turkish village and enjoy the
Please let us know your dates, the tour you would like to join and how many
Payments can be made via Pay Pal and all major credit cards.
The courses are run all year round for individuals and small groups.
We will confirm your reservation as soon as you inform us the dates you wish to arrive at our center.
The seven-night/eight-day package includes:
- 7 nights accommodation in a double room
- All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- Unlimited tea and coffee service, drinking water
- Airport transfers from and to Bodrum International Airport
- Classes by local villagers (translation in English)
- Beach trips and local market visits
- Two hours of classes every day
- Unlimited hand work time in a home stay atmosphere
- Day visits to beaches, Bodrum city centrum or local markets
- Everything you make is yours to take home as a reminder of your time with us
- Visitors are allowed to bring their own drinks to the center
Course cost for seven nights/eight days, per person, double occupancy
$US 1050 per person in a double room
$US 1250 per person for single travellers
prices or contact us with any further questions or to make a reservations.
Add cooking course or carpet weaving course to this programme at an additional cost of $US 750.
Discounts are available if you book at least two courses.
Optional tours to nearby sites can be arranged. Please check our TOURS page.
Visit our new site www.turkeyclasses.com for day classes and other options!
Additional travel days in Istanbul or other parts of Turkeycan be arranged
We do arrange airport transfers and domestic flights upon request in Turkey!
NEW! We can also tailor your course with classes in Turkish Carpet Weaving, Music and Bellydancing,
Turkish Culture and Language, Basket Weaving, Spoon Making and more. Please ask for details!
FURTHER INFORMATION ON TRAVEL AND BOOKINGS AT CARAVANTURKEY GOKPINAR CULTURAL CENTER
Their web sites are:
Bodrum/Milas International Airport is a 30-minute drive from Gokpinar.
Turkish Airlines and others fly all year around to Bodrum via Istanbul.
There are charter flights between May and October from Europe and the UK.
Below are are some useful links for low-cost charter flights.
From the UK:
From the Netherlands:
Most nationalities require a VISA for entry to Turkey. These can be purchased on arrival (for British citizens it costs £10, for US citizens $US20.)
For reservations or enquiries please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the dates and programme you are interested in. We will be back to you with details.