SATURDAY : Transfer from Dalaman Airport to hotel accommodation. Welcome talk and Health and Safety advice.
SUNDAY : Fethiye-Kayakoy-Gemıler beach. 6 hours walk. Medium grade. (Overnight Hotel accommodation) After breakfast, our walking route will start in Fethiye, on a pleasant ascend to the mountains. As we walk up, we will be able to admire the famous tombs of Amyntas, engraved on the rocks and various sarcophagus scattered around the streets. On our climb, we advise to stop and look back at the breathtaking views of Fethiye and the bay. Once we reach the highest point, we walk approximately one hour crossing pine forests and then begin our descent towards the unique village of Kayakoy.
We wander through Kaya village in direction of Gemiler Beach where a well deserved resting time shall be had, either relaxing on the beach or swimming in its crystal waters. Short drive back to the hotel in Kaya.
MONDAY :Ovacik-Kabak. 8 hours. Medium grade (Overnight accommodation in bungalow) After breakfast and a short drive to Ovacik, our walking route will continue to Kabak. We are pleasantly compensated with a magnificent view of the infamous Blue Lagoon and Belcekiz beach along the way. During this part, we are under the watchful eye of Baba Mountain as we journey along its skirt. Fearless paragliders swirl over our heads from their 1750m departure point, resembling giant, colourful butterflies. One must take notice at also what lies at our feet, since wild endemic flowers and herbs in this area make this region a unique Mediterranean flora bed that should not be missed. After the climb, the route descends gently to the small village of Kirme, followed by the village of Faralya where we will view Butterfly Valley and the beaches from the top of the clift, (300 m) an incredible view not to be miss, a perfect place to take a picture. Golden sand, turquoise and cobalt blue sea, green forest and clifts, all immortalize the view forever. Afterwards, on to our final destination Kabak, where you may relax or enjoy a swim at Kabak beach.
TUESDAY : Kabak-Sidyma. 6 hours. Medium-Hard grade. (Overnight accommodation in village house) After breakfast, we tackle a short but steep walk towards Alinca. Looking down vertically at the beautiful Kabak beach is amazing. Once you reach the top where the village of Alinca sits, you will be rewarded with dramatic and magnificent views. We carry on towards ancient Sidyma and as we ascend, an unspoilt historical site of Lycian and Roman tombs and columns lay in front of us. Once in Sidyma, we will use this magical village and with the help of its inhabitants, join forces to create a memorable evening with an open air 'candlelight' dinner in the Agora, next to its ancient walls, cisterns and Roman bath, accompanied by a slide - show of our walking experience.
WEDNESDAY : Sidyma - Gavurali. 6 hours. Medium - Hard grade. (Overnight accommodation in Gavuragili) After breakfast, we will start this long Roman road from Sidyma to Pydnai. The route will descend on a steep and stoney path with a final walk through woods and fields, that will take us to the small village of Gavuragili were the sea view is once more breathtaking.
THURSDAY: Gavurali - Patara. 6 hours. Medium grade. (Overnight accommodation in Patara) After breakfast, we will start our walk towards west part of the 12 Km beach of Patara. On this approximately 5 km walk, we will come across the ancient remains of Pydnai castle. Once we arrive at Ozlem river we skip the walk on the Lycian way (the most boring part, coming across green houses and asfalt roads through the town) and we will transfer you to Akbel were we then continue our Lycian walk to the ancient city of Patara. This is the birthplace of Father Christmas; his real name being St Nicholas, (14km of a pleasant, gently downhill route with beautiful views over the sea). Here you can chose to rest at the accommodation or head to the sandy beach.
FRIDAY : Patara - Fethiye. Transfer. (Overnight accommodation in Hotel) After breakfast we are transfered back to Fethiye, our original starting point. From the hotel, we will walk a short distance in order to reach and examine Amyntas Rock Tombs. From we can observe the bay, the Fethiye harbour and the complete city centre. And now we can finish the day either resting or allowing time for some decent shopping before heading back home.
SATURDAY : Transfer from Fethiye to Dalaman airport. HAVE A SAFE JOURNEY HOME
PRICE: € 845 Per Person
Included in the price: - Private transfers from and to the airport. - Luggage transfer from accommodation to next overnight stay. - Breakfast, packed lunch while on route, dinner. - Professional guide. - Private transfer from Patara to Fethiye.
Not included in the price: - Travel Health Insurance. - Flights to and from Turkey. - Drinks