Walking on the Lycian Way, one of the 10 longest trails, will be an unforgettable experience for you
Patara Ancient City
Breaks at capital of Lycia Union in Patara Ancient City where the first civil democracy started
KAYAKÖY : We visit Kayaköy, the old Greek village where the migration exchange took place in recent history
Memorable Views : Unspoiled view of Oludeniz, Butterfly Valley, Seven Capes views.
scenic Walks,Kabak Bay,Aktaş Beach,Paradise bay,Patara Beach
Family Bungalow Accomadations: Feel the real side of local families in the villages during our trek.
- Dalaman Airport / Antalya Airport
- Transfer to the beginnig of the Trail from both airport.
Four seasons. Best in spring and autumn seasons
During the walk, we stay in Family bungalow houses run by local families
Sun cream, Hat,Walking Sticks,Swimming suites
Lunch in village houses or Picnic
Air conditioned bus,vito or Private car
We have swimming breaks at the most turquoise beaches at the end of the walks or during the walk.
Lycia is the ancient name of the Teke Peninsula between Antalya and Fethiye, which stretches along the southern coast of Turkey. The name of Lycia comes from the Hittite word “Lukka” meaning “Light”. The land of light deserves this name with its more than 300 sunny days during the year.
Lycia way consists of a combination of Roman, Seljuk, Ottoman period paths, goat paths and forest roads, which is a long-distance walking route. The Lycian Way is one of the top 10 longest routes in the world, with a 540 km walking track stretching along the coast.
The program, which was created by choosing the best parts of the Lycian way, offers you the most popular route of Lycia.
DAY 1 :
Kayakoy - Oludeniz Walk
(8 km -3 hours 150 altitude ascent. 200 m descent)
After meeting with our group, we reach Kayaköy with a short transfer. We eat our pancakes in an authentic restaurant in the ancient part of Karaköy. We start the walk from here.
Kayaköy; It is an old Greek village. With the 1924 population exchange, as a result of the migration of the Greeks here, the village has remained like a ghost town to this day. We see houses reflecting the architecture of that period, doors and windows, churches while walking on the streets and streets. Our walk starts with a small climb among the ruins of Kayaköy houses. We contunie to the walk towards to Ölüdeniz by seeing the bays along the ancient Lycian road under the pine trees.Have a swimming break at Ölüdeniz Beach.and transfer to our hotel.
Note: We will have enough time for those who want to jump with a parachute from the summit of Baba Mountain. We go to our hotel where we will stay
DAY 2 :
14 km - 6 hours walking. Lunch in the village house !
The walk starts from 350 m altitude and 400 m ascent and 350 m descent Pension : Faralya
A short transfer will take us to the starting point of the Lycian Way. We start our walk with a climb with a magnificent view of Ölüdeniz and the whole region. After a 3 hours walk from the slope of Baba Mountain, we reach Kozağaç village. Here we have lunch in the village house. After lunch we go down to Faralya village by Kirme village . We finish the day with sunset in Faralya, which is established on the plain on the butterfly valley and stay here.
Day 3 :
Faralya-Aktaş-Kabak Walk from the Coast
12 km / 5 hours
Meatball Menu / 150 m ascent (altitude above sea level) Accommodation: Faralya / Alınca
We start our walk from the hotel. The Butterfly Valley, named after the Blue Butterflies, enchants us in the morning. After the insatiable shots in the butterfly valley, we take the sea to our right and reach Aktaş beach. After the lunch break here, our walk with sea view to our right takes us to Kabak bay after 2 hours. After the sea break here, transfer to the hotel!
Day 4 :
Alınca-Ge village Hike
11 km / 150 m up and down. 5 hours walk
After a short transfer in the morning, we start our walk from Alınca. The view of the Seven Capes welcomes us with all its splendour. From a small zigzagging descent and a parallel path, we see Cennet Bay from the top. We have a lunch break at village house to meet with more nomadic people .After Lunch A wide plain, cistern and forest path leads us to Ge village accompanied by the view of the seven capes. We walk around and explore this unspoilled village at late afternoon.Have a rest in the village Bungalow house.
Day 5 :
Ge Village- Bel-Belceğiz-Gavurağlı Hike - (6 hours/18 km)
We start our walk from the village of Ge. We reach the village of Bel on a small zigzag goat path, where we are guests of Fatma Abla for our lunch. After walking a little on the tractor road, we start the descent with the view of the last seven capes. From here we arrive at Gavuragl from the slightly hard rocky Roman path. We meet our vehicle and transfer to Patara beach. Patara, we dive into the blue waters to relax on the fine sandy beach. A short transfer to our hotel in Patara and dinner at the hotel.
Day 6 :
Delikkemer-Patara Hike (4 hours/12 km)
After a short transfer, we visit the impressive Roman aqueduct at the Delikkemer pass. After seeing the water canal system established to meet the water needs of the coastal city of Patara from the village of Üzümlü at the foot of the mountain, we walk through this ancient aqueduct road to the city of Patara. We explore Patara, the capital of the Lycian Union. We explore the theatre, assembly building, Roman bath, temples, main streets and other ruins in the city with the explanation of our guide. Have a swimming break at the sandy beach of Patara
Transfer to Dalaman Airport according to your flight
Thus, we have come to the end of another magnificent week. We say goodbye with the hope of seeing you on another beautiful Lycian tour!
GENERAL INFORMATION FOR WALKING
- In the company of a professional licensed guide, we will experience the thousands of years old paths of the Lycian Way!
- The number of people is limited for an efficient and enjoyable walk!
- Groups are min. 6– max. 16 people
- Since the walking track passes through villages and their local businesses within the scope of sustainable tourism, expectations should not be high in those businesses! Some of them are bungalows with pools, some of them are village houses, but the most important criterion is that we do not compromise on cleanliness.
- The track is generally beginner or medium level. Anyone with good performance can walk!
- Those who have chronic illness and allergies must notify during registration!
- Due to natural conditions (rain), the guide has the right to change the program.
- Please do not leave your reservations to the last minute as the hiking season is spring-autumn!
- You have to pay a pre-deposit because walking cancellations cause problems. These deposits are used for hotel and vehicle pre-reservation.
- The program consists of Lycia's original trails and optional tracks. It is the combination of the most enjoyable, beginner level and most popular photo spots of the Lycian Way.
Hiking Shoes: Since the trail will consist of hard ground and some stony areas, you should have a boot with a hard sole and ankle grip
Rucksack: A 30-40 litres backpack which does not sweat on the back and has a protective back can be preferred. It is necessary for personal needs and to carry picnic and water!
Raincoat: İt might be some rains due to weather conditions and seasonal changes
Jackets &Polars: According to the season, the weather is a little cool in the evening and in the morning.
Walking stick: Optional as the hike is beginner level. The baton puts the weight of the back and body on the hands and baton.
Towel-Swimwear: We take sea breaks during the walk or at the end of the day.
Temperature: 22-27 C degrees
Sea Water: 20-24 C
PRICES & DATES
(6 Days-5 Nights) 11-16th November 2023 / 20-25th November 2023 /29th November-3rd January 2024
- 775 €
For groups under 8, a surcharge of € 95 per person is required.
Deposit : 150 € per person
Single room supplement : 150 €
Please ask for prices for private tours from 1 people to 15 people...
What is Included
- English speaking licensed tour guide
- 5 nights HB Accomadation in Bungalows,hotels and village houses
- Air contioned Transfer by minibüs ,vito or Private vehicle
What is Extra
- Enterance fees
- Personal Expenses
Note : This is a suggested itinerary, let me customize the tour according to your wishes