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$30.85 Outdoor Activities

Horse Safari in Ghost Town

After arriving to the horse farm you will be briefed about horse riding rules. Wear you helmet and with the help of your instructor sit on a saddle to bond with your new friend. Firstly there will be some initiatory training on the paddock. When you get used to the ride on a horseback its time for the safari. You will leave the farm and one by one ride your horse through the fields and pine forests. Then you will reach Kayakoy- well known as a ghost town. It had over 1000 houses, 14 chapels, two churches, 2 schools, forge and halfway house before being abandoned after Turkish-Greek war in the year of 1923.After riding in Kayakoy and small break you will again jump on your horse and ride back to the farm. Totally you will spend 2 hours on the horse.

$18.51 Tours & Sightseeing

Kayakoy Ghost Town and Fethiye Bazaar

Expect pickup from your hotel around 8:30am – precise timings will be confirmed on booking. Your first stop is Fethiye's famous Tuesday market, a bustling bazaar that's home to hundreds of stalls. Your guide will help you navigate the maze of vendors selling fabric, shoes, bags, spices, souvenirs, and produce from olive oil to raki, and bargain with the local traders who come from villages all around to sell their wares. You'll have some free time for shopping after the market tour. Next, it's time to shop for two Turkish favorites: gold jewelry and Turkish delight. You'll visit the biggest gold center in Fethiye, home to some impressive pieces of workmanship from local artisans. From here, head to the Turkish delight factory to sample some classic flavors of this sticky sweet before perhaps buying some to take home. It's around half an hour's drive to the celebrated ghost town, Kayakoy (entrance fee at own expense). Known as Karmylassos in ancient times, 100 years ago this was a flourishing Greek town called Levissi, home to around 4,000 houses, many chapels and churches, plus schools and a forge. Then Turkey and Greece fought a war and, in 1923, agreed to exchange populations: Turks abandoned Turkish villages in Greece and returned to the mainland, and Greeks abandoned Greek villages in Turkey to head home. Like other migrants, Levissi's population took only what they could carry by hand, leaving behind this eerie wasteland. You'll finish at Kayakoy before 4pm, returning to your hotel around 4:30pm.

$1444.96 Multi-day & Extended Tours

12-Days Turkey Undiscovered Tour From Istanbul

Day 1 (D)Pick up between 6:15am - 6:45am from your hotel in the old city of Istanbul or Taksim. Then, depart for the Gallipoli and visit the WW1 battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove.Overnight ÇanakkaleBüyük Truva Hotel Day 2 (B, D)Step back in time today to visit Troy and its famed Trojan Horse, followed by a tour of the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. Overnight KuşadasıSuhan 360 Day 3 (B, D)Absorb yourself in history with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis, continuing to the former Greek village of Sirince. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village, learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value.Overnight KuşadasıSuhan 360 Day 4 (B, D)Enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the magnificent white calcium terraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where you tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. Overnight PamukkaleColossae Thermal Hotel Day 5 (B)Drive south towards the Mediterranean coast, visiting the ancient site of Aphrodisias along the way.Overnight FethiyeMarina Vista - Fethiye Day 6 (B)Today you have the option to relax on a day cruise around the 12 Islands of Fethiye or experience one of Turkey's highlights on an optional day tour to Saklikent Gorge, Turkey's longest and deepest canyon.Overnight FethiyeMarina Vista - Fethiye Day 7 (B, D)Relax in the morning and then drive to the resort town of Antalya, with a visit to the deserted Greek village of Kayakoy on the way.Overnight AntalyaBest Western Khan Hotel Day 8 (B, D)Visit famous theatre at Aspendos which is known for one of the best preserved theatres of Asia Minor, still used today. Then visit Manavgat Waterfalls for a pleasant resting spot.Overnight AntalyaBest Western Khan Hotel Day 9 (B, D)Early departure for Cappadocia, stopping en-route to visit Konya and the mausoleum of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi and its museum. This afternoon stop at Sultanhani Caravansary, the largest in Anatolia.Overnight Cappadocia in a Cave Hotel Day 10 (B, D)Marvel at the lunar landscape with a fully guided tour of Goreme Valley, the fairy chimneys, Uchisar castle and more. Overnight Cappadocia in Cave Hotel Day 11 (B, D)Today, trek through the wildly beautiful Ihlara Valley and explore the many levels of an underground city.Overnight Cappadocia in a Cave HotelDay 12 (B)Early morning departure to the nation's capital, Ankara, where you visit Anitkabir, mausoleum of the famed Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, before returning to Istanbul. End this tour in Istanbul at approximately 7pm.

$30.37 Shows, Concerts & Sports

Fethiye Market, Kaya Village & Oludeniz From Dalyan

On this exciting full day tour, you'll spend time at Fethiye Market, one of the largest open-air markets in the area, visit the beautiful Blue Lagoon and wander around the 'ghost town' of Kayakoy.Bargain with local traders and indulge in traditional Turkish fare at Fethiye Market, famous for leather goods, shoes, handbags and Turkish carpets.Afterwards there is a chance to cool off by having a swimming break at the beautiful Blue Lagoon. You'll follow this with a visit to the "ghost town" of Kayakoy, a once thriving town which was abandoned by its people.Highlights :•    Spend time at Fethiye Market, one of the largest open-air markets•    Bargain for famous leather goods, shoes, handbags and Turkish carpets.•    Swim in the beautiful Blue Lagoon•    Visit to the "ghost town" of Kayakoy

$20.25 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Shopping and Food Market Tour from Fethiye

After a short drive in our air-conditioned coach we'll arrive at Fethiye Market which is the biggest market in the region. You'll have a couple of hours to enjoy haggling with local sellers and getting yourself some bargains! Then we will go to Kayakoy "Ghost Town" which is an abandoned Greek village left over from the forced repatriation of Greeks and Turks. You will have an open buffet lunch and time to enjoy the mystery of Kayakoy. Pick-up start time : 09:05 - 10:05 Drop off time : 17:05 - 18:05 Highlights : •    Transport with air-conditioned coach•    The biggest market in the region.•    Have a couple of hours to enjoy haggling with local sellers•    Have an open buffet lunch and time to enjoy the mystery of Kayakoy•    See the Kayakoy "Ghost Town" which is an abandoned Greek village

$37.60 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Fethiye Market, Kaya Village & Oludeniz From Sarigerme

On this exciting full day tour, you'll spend time at Fethiye Market, one of the largest open-air markets in the area, visit the beautiful Blue Lagoon and wander around the 'ghost town' of Kayakoy.Bargain with local traders and indulge in traditional Turkish fare at Fethiye Market, famous for leather goods, shoes, handbags and Turkish carpets.Afterwards there is a chance to cool off by having a swimming break at the beautiful Blue Lagoon. You'll follow this with a visit to the "ghost town" of Kayakoy, a once thriving town which was abandoned by its people.Highlights :•    Spend time at Fethiye Market, one of the largest open-air markets•    Bargain for famous leather goods, shoes, handbags and Turkish carpets.•    Swim in the beautiful Blue Lagoon•    Visit to the "ghost town" of Kayakoy

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