Tour the Beautiful Greek Island of Kos Island from Bodrum
On this day tour, you can see excellent samples of Greek and Italian archaeology, splendid beaches, beautifully painted houses, and a town square vibrant with cafes and shops.
A private customized tour is always the best way to explore magical Kos with its beautiful sandy beaches and turquoise waters. The island is famous for its great weather, beautiful landscapes and if you enjoy the nightlife, you will have a fantastic time. Enjoy exploring ancient medieval monuments, picturesque villages along with a wide variety of activities for nature lovers and adventurers alike.
Kos has had a long, illustrious history and the island has had settlements since the early Helladic period – around 2,300 BC. Evidence of these ancient civilizations can be found all over the island. On a Kos culture tour, you will visit sites such as the Asclepeion, Paleo Pyli Fortress, the ancient Agora and the Roman Odeon.
Cycling is a great way to fully explore the towns, and there are many rental facilities with a great selection of bicycles. For the more daring, take a Kos guided cycling tour through beautiful landscapes to the Volcano in Nisiros.
There are great sailing trips around the island and where you can go island hopping, enjoy the dolphins and swim in the crystal clear waters. As Kos is located only 4 miles from the Turkish coast, with boat tours Kos visitors can enjoy a day in Bodrum. Bodrum is one of the most popular cities in Turkey. It has a fantastic Marina, beautiful beaches and of course, Bodrum Castle is a must-see.
Internationally known as the father of modern medicine, Hippocrates is regarded as the most celebrated physician of his time. On a Kos Culture tour, you will visit Asklepion where Hippocrates practised and developed many of the healing methods that are still in use today.
The physician lived in a time where sickness was put down to superstition or the fury of the Gods. His teachings taught that all forms of illness had a natural cause, and he established the first intellectual school of medicine.
Visit the plane tree which allegedly was planted by Hippocrates and where under its branches he would instruct his students. There are two springs close to the tree with an Arabic inscription from the Ottoman era informing people that their water is the water of Hippocrates.
Every July until August the Hippocrates festival takes place in Kos Town with lots of exciting events for all you festival lovers!
The best time to visit Kos will depend on your preferences. If you want to relax and enjoy the sun by the pool or the beach then anytime during the summer months is for you. The best time for sightseeing, hiking, and walking tours Kos offers are the months, of March, April, and October.
A meal in an inexpensive restaurant should cost you around 10 Euro, and a three-course meal for two in a mid-priced restaurant will cost around 40 Euro. Local drinks are much cheaper than imported ones. There are plenty of choices, and you only have to check out a restaurant’s menu board before deciding where to dine.
The currency in Kos is the Euro and to get the best value out of your holiday; book your accommodation and tours early. Internet connection is usually good with several free WiFi spots; however; when you travel into the mountains and villages, you may not get a good connection. Remember to take care of your belonging and keep your passport and cash in a safe place.
With its Mediterranean climate, Kos has warm summers and mild winters. August is the hottest month, with temperatures reaching 290 degrees. October through to November is slightly cooler with much lower night-time temperatures. In winter the average daytime temperatures are 120 degrees.