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?

http://our-wanderlust.com/2018/05/lycian-way-likya-yolu-turkey-part-2-2/ 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. Kalkan to Sarıbelen (13.5 km) A week’s walking…

Een wandelvakantie langs de Lycian Way was mijn eerste kennismaking met het onbedorven Turkije. Tijdens een zoektocht op internet naar Turkijevakanties kwam ik een Lycian Way wandelreis van Earth Tracks tegen. Ik wist meteen: die wil ik doen. In april 2013 wandelden we met een klein groepje en Evelien Bogaart van Earth Tracks van Kayaköy bij Fethiye…

In army cadets; I was the biggest whiner when it came to weekend excursions that required strenuous expeditions in southwestern Ontario; often with freezing temperatures and long marches. I could not fathom the concept on why I had voluntarily signed up as we had to go into the ‘bush’ to learn survival techniques; with mediocre…

At the annual conference of the European Institute of Cultural Routes in Görlitz, the Council of Europe announced the ongoing programme to promote the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe in four different regions of eastern and south-eastern Europe. These are: Baltic Sea; Danube Basin; Alpine and Adriatic – Ionian areas. The last group,  also…

http://our-wanderlust.com/2018/05/lycian-way-likya-yolu-turkey-part-1/#more-1974 The Likya Yolu is a mythic and ancient way; a 500 kilometre walk around the Teke Peninsula on old roads and tracks, past traces of Lycian, Greek and Roman civilisations, following turquoise fringed beaches, through coastal villages and high up into the rugged Taurus Mountains. A ferry from Rhodes and a day in Fethiye…

World Trails Network Magazine Issue No.4 is released! You can find the following articles in this issue: “Discovering Old Roads For New Trails In Turkey” words by Kevin de Sousa “Lycian Way Trails Projects Promote Community Improvement” words by Kate Clow & Hüseyin Eryurt. Click to read more articles about international trails such as; Camino de…

The first annual Demre-Kekova Outdoor and Nomad Cuisine Festival was organized in Kapaklı Village on October 27-29th, with the leadership of Kapaklı-Hoyran Culture Tourism and Development Society.  On the opening day, protocol and village residents and tourists were present. Each day represented a different focus: hiking, canoeing (including a boat tour) and a bicycle tour….

On October 7-8th, the opening ceremony of Miyagi Olle was held in Miyagi Prefecture in the North of Japan. In addition to two sections, 20 kms in total, eight more sections will be added in coming years. The project aims to help local people recover from the 2011 tsunami disaster by creating a sustainable tourism…