Lycian Way Trekking

Active, Fethiye to Kaş

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Walk Turkey's Lycian Way, widely regarded as one of the world's great trails. Gain an appreciation of the landscape of this great country in a way that is impossible from inside a bus. Whether a casual walker or a serious trekker, this active journey will appeal to those looking for a better way to appreciate magnificent scenery. You'll hike through pine forests and olive groves, across flower-filled fields, and past shepherd's huts, then unwind in simple, scenic accommodation along the coast. This is adventure at its purest and most simple.

What’s included

  • Guided hikes along the Lycian Way
  • Entrance to Kayakoy village and the Blue Lagoon beach
  • Transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Trek the famous lycian way
  • Breathe in the fresh air and enjoy the inspiring views
  • Stay in local beach huts along the stunning coastline
  • Visit turkish villages and wander through ruins.

Itinerary

Day 1 Fethiye Welcome to Fethiye! The remainder of the day is free to explore this bustling coastal town. At 6pm there will be a welcome meeting where you will meet fellow group members. After the meeting, choose to join the CEO and the group for an optional dinner at a local restaurant. Additional Notes: You can catch the public airport bus to Fethiye from Dalaman Airport, and get off in front of the Fethiye post office. The hotel is located just behind the post office. The travel time from the Dalaman Airport to Fethiye is about 30-45 mins. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Transport: Local bus (1.00 hour(s))
Day 2 Fethiye/Faralya (1B) The Lycian Way is the longest trekking route in all of Turkey, covering nearly 500km (311 mi) from Fethiye to Antalya, and is widely regarded as one of the finest treks in the world. Set off today for the first taste of this walk. Additional Notes: Our accommodation in Kabak is very basic - simple huts with shared bathrooms - but the cliff-top views and homey atmosphere cannot be beaten! Included Activities: Lycian Way Trek Transport: Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s))
Day 3 Faralya/Kabak (1B) After a short public transfer to Ovacik, walk in the shadow of Mt Babadag on clearly marked paths alongside the beautiful Turkish coastline. Head back to Kabak for the night. Included Activities: Babadag Hiking Transport: Local bus Local bus (0.25 hour(s), 11km)
Day 4 Kabak (1B) Begin the day exploring an old abandoned Greek village before trekking to the famous blue lagoon of Oludeniz for a refreshing swim. Included Activities: Kayakoy Ghost Town Guided Visit Kayakoy Hiking Oludeniz Lagoon Swim Transport: Local bus (0.75 hour(s)) Local bus (0.50 hour(s))
Day 5 Kabak/Kalkan (1B) Trek past ancient aquaducts and small farming villages before exploring the historic Lycian city of Patara. Continue the journey on foot right down to Patara beach, where there is time to relax. Included Activities: Kalkan Hiking Patara Ruins Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Day 6 Kalkan/Kaş (1B) The atmospheric route along the Lycian winds its way through fields and villages before returning to Kalkan. Included Activities: Lycian Way Hiking Transport: Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
Day 7 Kaş (1B) In the morning, transfer to the idyllic Mediterranean fishing village of Kas where the rest of the day is free to relax. Kas is an activity centre, so there are a number of active options available. Opt to take a boat tour over the sunken ruins of the city of Kekova, or, if feeling more adventurous, explore by sea kayak. Overnight in Kas. Transport: Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
Day 8 Kaş (1B) After breakfast, the CEO can arrange an individual or group transfer to Dalaman Airport, which is the most convenient airport to depart from. Additional Notes: If you want to make your own way, you can take a bus to the Fethiye Bus station and there are regular airport shuttle buses to Dalaman Airport. The trip may take up to 4 hrs from Kas to Dalaman Airport. The private transfer is up to 6 people and approx. TRY270-300. The local bus is approx. TRY40-50 p/p. Included Activities: Departure Day
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