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The Best Of The Lycian Way In 7 Days (Antalya to Fethiye)
DAY 1: Road transfer from Antalya to the ancient city of Phaselis (90 min transfer). Some time for exploring this once bustling Mediterranean port before a 3 km trek to Cinbiz bay for a picnic lunch. After lunch we board our vehicle for a short transfer to the head of the trail leading to Asagi Kuzudere. Here we meet our vehicle and visit a fine example of a Roman bridge on the way to the village of Yayla Kuzudere.
  • Picnic lunch
  • Approx. 3 hrs / 7 km trekking
  • Overnight in basic village accommodation or 3 star hotel
 

DAY 2: 05.30 breakfast, 06.15 departure
An early start to commence the ascent of Tahtali Mountain (2365m). We pass majestic cedar and juniper trees on the way to the summit and wonderful 360° panoramas. Look out for soaring birds of prey. We then descend all the way to Beycik where our vehicle will be waiting for us. Road transfer to the coastal village of Chirali for overnight in hotel. For those up to it, an evening walk for a glass of wine by the burning rocks at Chimera.

  • Packed lunch
  • Approx. 8 hrs / 15½ km trekking
  • Overnight in 3 star standard hotel
 

DAY 3: 06.00 breakfast, 06.45 departure
After breakfast we visit Chirali beach for a short walk and some photos before a transfer to Adrasan to commence the Gelidonia Lighthouse trek on Gelidonia Peninsula. An undulating trek through forests of pine, carob and bay trees with striking views out over islands. We meet our vehicle at a bay near Karaoz for a two hour transfer to Ucagiz where we board a boat for a short cruise around the sunken ruins of Kekova. Time for swimming. Dinner and overnight in hotel.

  • Packed lunch
  • Approx. 6 -7 hrs / 12½ km trekking
  • Overnight in 3 star hotel
 

DAY 4: 07.00 breakfast, 07.45 departure
We commence trekking today from our front door and trek along the side of the Ucagiz inlet before entering farmland and olive groves dotted with the occasional village house. The track is undulating; providing many views of the coast. As we cross the neck of the half island, Sicak, we enter the ancient site of Aperlae, once a walled city. Time for some exploring. From here we ascend to another ruined city, Apollonia, where our vehicle will be waiting to transfer us to Kalkan via a spectacular coastal road. Afternoon tea break in coastal town of Kas enroute.

  • Packed lunch
  • Approx. 6 hrs trekking / 15 km trekking
  • Overnight in 3 star hotel
 

DAY 5: 07.30 breakfast, 08.15 departure
A short transfer to Akbel for a 2 hour trek to see Delikkemer, the magnificent example of a Roman aqueduct built to supply Patara. We then meet our vehicle for a transfer to the ancient site of Patara, said to be a larger city than Ephesus but almost entirely buried under sand dunes. Time to explore the ruins before a transfer to Sidyma for a village lunch followed by a walk through this little visited Lycian site with its wonderful example of a temple tomb. We walk on to Bogazici village where our vehicle awaits to transfer us to our accommodation for dinner.

  • Village style lunch
  • Approx. 6 hrs / 15 km trekking
  • Overnight in village style accommodation
 

DAY 6: 07.00 breakfast, 07.45 departure
Road transfer to Alinca from where we descend to Kabak village with beautiful views down the valley to Kabak beach. Breaking waves may be heard due to the amphitheatre effect at the head of the valley. We pass by several springs, through pine and strawberry tree forests and via a rock slide. An opportunity for a rest once reaching the village before continuing on to Faralya village, enjoying coastal views along the way. These villages produce great tasting fruit and vegetables. We walk to our village accommodation for a well earned rest.

  • Packed lunch
  • Approx. 5-6 hrs / 16 km trekking
  • Overnight in village style accommodation
 

DAY 7: 07.30 breakfast, 08.15 departure
Today we walk the most famous leg of the Lycian Way – Faralya to Ovacik. Stunning views of Oludeniz beach and lagoon provide unlimited photo opportunities. A picnic lunch while enjoying these views before boarding our transport for a short tour of the local sites of Oludeniz and Kaya village. We check in to our accommodation for a Turkish Bath (optional extra) and dinner and then visit the nearby town of Fethiye for shopping and an evening harbour front stroll.

  • Picnic lunch
  • Approx. 4 hrs / 9½ km trekking
  • Overnight at Sea Breeze
 

DAY 8:Transfer to Dalaman airport after breakfast (1hr)

NOTE: This itinerary may be combined with a second week at Sea Breeze just relaxing or doing local day walks.

Tour Notes:

  • Itinerary subject to change due to adverse weather conditions &/or group fitness level
  • Below rates based on minimum group size of 8
  • Tour is for 7 nights & 7 days on full board basis, twin share
  • Full board consists of a Turkish breakfast, packed lunch or similar, morning & afternoon snack & dinner - commencing with lunch on Day 1 and concluding with breakfast on Day 8
  • All drinks are extra
  • All clients must have travel insurance that covers emergency rescue costs
  • Clients must carry enough of any medications required for the full 8 days - any client with a bee &/or wasp allergy must carry their own Epipen (Ephinepherine Auto-Injector) or equivalent
  • All luggage other than a day pack per person will be transported by bus between accommodation
  • Hotels are of a 3 star standard, village style accommodation is clean and basic
  • Entrance fees to sites included
  • Tour is fully guided
  • Guide and driver in contact at all times
  • Turkish Bath is optional and at an extra cost
  • For large groups only (15+ pax), the group may be split into 2 if some clients are not fit enough to ascend Tahtali Mountain on Day 2

What to bring:

  • Good walking boots and a waterproof jacket are essential
  • Weather is changeable so layers of clothing recommended
  • Warm clothing for the evenings
  • Day pack of sufficient size to carry packed lunch, water & rain jacket
  • Camera
  • Swimming gear
  • Torch
  • Long lightweight trousers or gaiters recommended
 
Departure Date Dollar Euro Pound Departure Date Dollar Euro Pound
23 04 2018 825 720 620 22 10 2018 825 730 620
               
 
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