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Enjoy learning practical Turkish at CaravanTurkey Gokpinar Cultural Center


Come learn the language and life of Turkey in a peaceful, friendly, fun environment


Stay in a traditional Turkish home with specatular views and and enjoy traditional Turkish hospitality. 


Learn to speak Turkish from an experienced  teacher with practical outings to consolidate your new language skills.


At Gokpinar, a village of 100 people,  just 10 minutes from the coast, you will enjoy the beauty, the tranquility and the simplicity of viillage life. This old Yörük  village on the Aegean Coast of Turkey, 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. 


Courses run all year round for individuals and small groups. Please ask for details of individual classes which can be tailor made to your needs and skill level.


Turkish Lesson Course Outline

Day 1: Greetings and Introducing Yourself 

Day 2: Ordering Food and Asking for the Bill

Day 3: Asking for the Price and Bargaining including Bazaar Trip 

Day 4: Shopping for Food including Local Food Market Visit

Day 5: Reading Signs and Asking for Directions

Day 6: Help! Problems on the Street, Asking for Help and Describing People

Day 7: Booking a Room, Flight Ticjet and Time Expressions including a Half-Day Boat Trip    

*Three hours of lessons everey day excluding the market, bazaar and boat trip

The seven-night/eight-day package includes:


  • 7 Nights accommodation in a twin-bedded room

  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

  • Unlimited tea and coffee service, drinking water

  • Airport transfers from and to Bodrum International Airport

  • 21 hours of Turkish classes with an experienced teacher

  • All lesson materials

  • Boat trip

  • Day visits to beaches, Bodrum city centrum or local markets

  • Visitors are allowed to bring their own drinks to the center


Courses start every Monday, year-round


Course cost for seven nights/eight days, per person, double occupancy

$US 1350 per person in a double room

$US 1550 per person for single travellers

$US500 deposit via Paypal or major credit cards required to secure bookings. Balance is due seven days before arrival.


NEW! We can also tailor your course with classes in Turkish Cooking, Carpet Weaving, Music and Bellydancing, Basket Weaving, Spoon Making and more. Please ask for details!

Contact us for any further questions or reservations.


Bodrum/Milas International Airport  is a 30-minute drive from Gokpinar.
Turkish Airlines and others fly all year around to Bodrum via Istanbul. Their web sites are:

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 with the dates and programme you are interested in. We will be back to you with details.

Caravanturkey - Bodrum - Turkey
Morning Tour & Travel Services
Phone: +90 533 3655906
             +90 252 3131896
             +90 252 3735750
Fax: +90 2523133889


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