Our latest film is chronicling the life in the Carian Trail volunteer camp which requires hard work but also offers happy moments at the same time. Watch our latest film to join the volunteer’s daily endeavor and to take a closer look at the works done in Carian Trail!

Carian Trail

New "Trekking In Turkey" Mobile Application is Released
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Who are we?

Who are we?

ornament1We are a small Turkish not-for-profit society. Our members make and maintain long distance walking, biking and horse-riding routes. The society protects old roads, markets Turkish culture routes and helps villagers along the routes benefit from them.

Committee and members

ornament1Our committee includes the creators of the finest walking routes in Turkey. Our members include trekking guides, travel agencies, accommodation providers, archaeologists, historians, nature-lovers and people interested in Turkish village culture.

Products and services

ornament1To help you use our routes, we produce and sell guide-books, maps and iphone apps. We also list all our member agencies tours on the site (see tours) and will advise you about your adventure by mail, by phone or at our drop-in centre in Antalya .

Practical way to help

ornament1The society relies on help from enthusiastic volunteers either with individual projects or in our office. Read more about our how you can help. If you like our work and want to contribute, you can become a member or make a donation.

Upcoming Events


Sufi on Bike

June 7, 2019 8:00 AM — June 21, 2019 5:00 PM
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What's new?

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Click to read the full press release in pdf format. PRESS RELEASE Certifying and Promoting a Cultural Route Between Europe and Turkey Turkey’s Culture Routes Society (CRS), an NGO that was founded to develop, maintain and promote cultural routes in Turkey, is preparing to apply to the Council of Europe to obtain certification for the…

The Forestry Ministry and National Parks management held a 2-day eco-tourism conference at the Maritime Pine hotel in Belek on 9th-10th April. Also invited were several university professors with expertise in tourism, geography… etc, as well as the representatives of several NGO’s – of these, the WWF was represented by Eray Çağlayan, Doğa Koruma Merkezi…

Scandinavian Traveler Magazine spared 8 pages to Lycian Way in March 2019 issue. Thanks to Mikael Persson for this beautifully written article and Kajsa Göransson for photographs. You can see the whole issue from this link. (Please click on the pictures to read more clearly)      

Je suis partie en randonnée dans la montagne dans la région d‘Antalya, au sud de la Turquie. Avant de m’informer sur le climat et l’organisation de mon voyage je m’interroge sur mes capacités, c’est primordial pour pouvoir commencer son sac…et donc son voyage. Qui suis-je ? Je suis une fille de Belgique de 28 ans. Je…

The Management committee met in Impact Hub, Istanbul, on 11th January. As well as the current updates on the society’s activities, upcoming EU projects were also evaluated with the participation of the trail representatives who are likely to get involved. One of these projects is the continuation of our previous EU project named ‘Europe to…

  A comprehensive training targeting various groups and professional disciplines was held in Antakya between 21-24 February within the scope of ‘the KORU Project’. The project is carried out in Mardin and Antakya by the Association for the Protection of Cultural Heritage in cooperation with Edinburgh World Heritage , supported by the British Council under the Cultural Conservation Fund….

Lycian Way (Likya Yolu), Turkey: Part 3 The Lycian Way is a mythic and ancient route; a 500 kilometre walk around the Teke Peninsula in southwestern Turkey following old ways, past traces of Lycian, Greek and Roman civilisations, alongside turquoise fringed beaches, through coastal villages and high up into the rugged Taurus Mountains. Karaöz to…