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Walk the Lycian Way
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Walk the Lycian Way is one of the best hiking tours in the world. Explore the coastline from the Lyciers! Stay in small pensions, go local!
The perfect holiday for hikers. The Lycian way is an ancient trail along the coast in South West Turkey. The first marked long distance footpath takes you over mountains, through small villages and the rich ancient history of Turkey. The nights will be spend in comfortable hotels as well in basic pensions and familyhouses in the villages. Walking along this stunning coastline there are many possibilities for swimstops.
Turkish 1st long distance trail is only at a 60 minutes drive from Dalyan. Eco Turkey Travel has a special one week package. It has been recognised by the Sunday Times as one of the best 10 walks in the world.
And Country Walking magazine rated 15th amongst walking routes and which was given an Ecoturism award by SKAL, opened in 1999 due to the generous work and effort of Kate Clow. Eco Turkey Travel has a special one week package.
Special Offer for September & October departures
Now walk the Lycian Way at our discounted price of 495 GBP per person. Available for 7th Sept, 5th & 26th October departures.
7 nights accommodation based on double occupancy, luggage transfer, 5 lunches, 3 dinners, English speaking guide, airport transfers and outdoor insurance.
Flights to Dalaman airport, drinks, guide tip, own expenses, single supplement.
There is no child discount for this excursion.
Age limit for this excursion is 12 even with parents.
Day 1 : Arrival in Dalyan
Transfer from Dalaman airport to the hotel.
Day 2 : Dalyan – Ekincik Trekking
Crossing the Calbis river by boat, taking the path follwing the along the ruins of Kaunos. Passing through the sleeping village of Candir we continue in the forest into the mountains. The path we follow is being used by the locals as well and will give you some great panoramic vieuws over the Mediterranean. Arrival in a small bay of Ekincik where we swim and will enjoy our lunch on board of the traditional wooden boat which takes us back to Dalyan.
Day 3 : Ovacik – Faralya
Early departure from Dalyan to drive to the start point of the Lycian way. You will only carry your daypack, the main lugage will be taken to the next stop by our van. The mountain trail takes us up to level of 2000 feet from where you have a jaw dropping view over the famous blue lagoon of Oludeniz. The trails takes us further into the pineforest and we will end todays trek in the small village of Faralya which is just above the Butterfly valley. A nice stone/bungalow accommodation with pool and panoramic views is ready for you.
Day 4 : Faralya – Kabak beach
An easy day. Mountain trails and goat paths will take us through the forest to the small village of Kabak. After lunch we go further down to the sandy beach for swimming and relaxing. All-wooden bungalows are quite unique and lovely to spend the night at this tranquil beach.
Day 5 : Kabak beach – Gey
Leaving the sea behind us we follow the track through the wild forest up to the village of Alinca. A family from the village has prepared lunch for us. From their roof terrace you can enjoy a wide panoramic view over the Sea which is 2000 feet below. We continue our way for a short while over the main village road from where it bents into the valley and continues as moountaintrail to the village of Gey. A turkish family has opened their house for us and we will live a day of their lives.
Day 6 : Gey – Gavuragili
Last day on the Lycain route, we will be on an interesting route full of seascapes, a nice Lycian sarcophagus, downhills and uphills, centuries-old olive trees. After lunch at a village house in Bel, we will ascend to a saddle, then from there it`s all downhill, sometimes on an ancient Roman track, all the way to Gavuragili, overlooking the magnificant coast below. Once arrived in the village of Gavuragili the bus is ready for us to take us back to Dalyan.
Day 7 : Free day
Many more activities to do in Dalyan such as mountainbiking, 12 Islands gulet, Turkish bath etc. Ask your guide for all possibilities.
Day 8 : Departure from or extention of your stay in Dalyan
Flights to Dalaman airport, drinks, own expenses.
To do this tour you don’t need to be in top condition but you do need a sense for adventure and have a done some walks before.
There is no child discount for this excursion. Age limit for this excursion is 12 even with parents.
Discounts for group bookings