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
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.
FURTHER INFORMATION ON TRAVEL AND BOOKINGS AT CARAVANTURKEY GOKPINAR CULTURAL CENTER
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 email@example.com with the dates and programme you are interested in. We will be back to you with details.
Caravanturkey - Bodrum - Turkey
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Phone: +90 533 3655906
+90 252 3131896
+90 252 3735750
Fax: +90 2523133889
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