Walking on the Lycian Way, one of the 10 longest trails, will be an unforgettable experience for you
-Chiemera Flames :Mythological Fire Chiemera, which has not been extinguished for thousands of years
Mt Olympos Summit: Have a chance to climb to top of Mt Olympos ( Mt Tahtalı) 2365 m
-Memorable Views :
-Göynük Canyon,Highlands of Mt Taurus ,Mt Olympos summit , Maden Bay, Pirate Bay, Phaselis, Olympos, Cirali, turquoise breaks in unique bays
-2007 best photo frame of the year Gelidonya Lighthouse Discovery
-Family Bungalow Accomadation : Feel the real atmosphere of Turkish hospitality during this tour.
Note : This is a suggested itinerary, let me customize the tour according to your wishes as a Private Tour or Group Tour.
Private Tours: Available flights in the morning or mid-day
Transfer to Göynük to beginnig of the Trail
Available flights for you at 7.day of the trip or After 20:00
Four seasons. Best in spring and autumn seasons
March to 10th June / September to 10th December
During the walk, we stay in Family bungalow houses run by local families,hotels,pensions
Sun cream, Hat,Walking Sticks,Swimming suites ,walking sticks,
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 after 4.Day of the hike
Transfer to Hotel / Explore Göynük Canyon
We meet at the Antalya airport according to your arrival. We transfer to Göynük Canyon ,to the starting point of the Trail. According to our time we have chance to explore Göynük Canyon and we walk inside to canyon for 5 km. Dinner and Overnight in Natural Pension in Göynük.
Walk Göynük Canyon-Göynük Yayla ( 16 km -1000 m up-450 m down-6 hours)
After breakfast we start to walk from our hotel with gorgeous Canyon views. İn the morning we walk up inside pine trees,sandal trees,bird songs with view of Mt Taurus . When we reach to pass we walk down and we should pass Göynük River.Have a lunch break and swimming break in the river .After lunch we contunie to walk up for another 2 hours .we meet with our car and transfer to Ovacık to our hotel.Dinner and overnight in GÜL MOUNTAIN LODGE
Göynük Yayla-Gedelme-Yayla Kuzdere (18 km-450 m down -500 m up-6 hours)
We transfer 10 minutes where we left the trail day before .We start to great day with the view of green plateau and Mt Olympos view .we walk anymore around 1000 metres highlands where mostly locals and nomads come during the summer time . We reach Gedelme village and explore Roman castle. Afternoon we finish the day in Yayla kuzdere village .We reach our Bungalows to sleep .Dinner and overnight İn Türker Camping.
Walk Yayla Kuzdere- Çukur Yayla Pass-Beycik (18 km -1000 m up- 1000 m down -7 hours)
We start to walk up from Yayla kuzdere village on the right slope of the Mt Tahtalı. Every step we feel more nature,pastures,peaks and thyme,sage .we reach to Çukuryayla pass until mid-day where nomads come for summer time.Origin of Turks are nomads and still we have last nomads coming up to highlands.we see them and after pass we walk down between cedar trees to Beycik. We meet our car and transfer to Çıralı to our hotel. Have a dinner and sleep in Cesur Bungalow.
Note: we have chance to walk up to Mt Tahtalı (Mt Olympos) to 2365 m. İf we climb to summit we go down with cable car to Tekirova and transfer to hotel .We wont walk down to Beycik.
Visit Olympos Ancient City-Swiming Break-Walk To Chimera Flames
İn the morning , we explore optional Olympos Ruins next to Çıralı Beach.It was one of the 6 biggest ancient city in Lycian Union. We have a swimming break and relaxing time until late afternoon.we walk up to Chimera flames. We listen the mythological story of eternal flame from our guide
Dinner and overnight in Cesur Pension.
Walk Olympos -Mt Musa-Adrasan ( 18 km -700 m up-700 m down -6 hours)
We start to walk from Olympos ruins ,we walk up inside pine trees,sandal trees,oak trees.İf you walk in autumn you can taste wild strawberies as well. We reach to top of Mt Musa at midday and have a picnic here in shepherd house .There are some ruins of upper Olympos city at the top. Afternoon we mostly walk down to Adrasan beach inside pine and sandal trees . Have a swimming break here.
Dinner and Overnight in Adrasan
Walk Adrasan- Gelidonya Light House-Pirate Bay (19 km-600 m up /600 m down -7 hours )
We start to walk after a short transfer from inside pine trees to Kızıl Sırt Hill. After first up we walk paralel to sea .Today is a isolated walk from everything.We walk 3or 4 uphill and down hill paths we reach to Gelidonya Lighthouse.İt was built at 1936 to find the way for Boats in the sea. After we take our photos at Taşlık islands we walk down to Pirate Bay . Transfer to airport.We finish the great week and going back home with the hope of meeting again.
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 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: There may be small 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
7 Days/6 Nights --- ( 5-11th November /12-18th November /19-25th November / 29th December-3th January 2024 )
775 € / per person
For groups under 8, a surcharge of €100 per person is required.
Deposit :150 €
Single room supplement : 200 €
Please ask for prices for private tours from 1 to 15 people...
we can customized dates and programmes for you.PLEASE CONTACT FOR details.
What is Included
- English licensed tour guide
- 6 nights HB Accomadation in Bungalows,hotels
- Air contioned Transfer by minibüs ,vito or Private car
What is Extra
- Enterance fees
- Personal Expenses