St Paul Trail Self-Guided Tours

Unaccompanied treks from village to village. Airport transfers, baggage transfers, route notes and accommodation bookings provided by the agency. For independent travellers who want to move at their own pace.

 

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St Paul Trail – Self-Guided Trekking Tour

This continuous trek starts on the shores of lake Eğirdir and follows parts of the eastern branch of the long distance walk from Antioch in Pisidia (Yalvaç) deep in the Taurus mountains to Perge. The trek allows you to immerse yourself in the way of life of the inhabitants of the old stone and timber villages along the route; you will frequently stay in village houses, see the local handcrafts, watch cheese and yoghurt making and enjoy the tasty village foods. The trip includes a visit to the major Roman city of Selge as well as many opportunities to look at bulbs and birds during the walks. Our trail follows beautiful sections of Roman roads and migration routes in use since Roman times (and perhaps even walked by st Paul himself!) in this spectacular area of forests, canyons, rivers and peaks.

When to walk: jan, feb, mar, april, may, june, july, aug, sept, oct, nov, dec

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  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 6 picnic lunches
  • luggage transfers between accommodations
  • transfers from/to airport Antalya
  • self-guided route notes
  • Grade: B (5-6hrs and 9-18 kms per day)
  • Price 590 € pp (based on 2 persons sharing double/twin room)

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Explore Lycia on foot

This glimpse of the best of the Lycian Way starts at the ghost village of Kayaköy and continues high above the tiny beaches of the western coast. You trek to the ancient capital and port of Patara, where your exploration of the ruins can be combined with swimming from a 12km sandy beach. A venture to the goat paths of the interior is rewarded with views of the coast and islands from the tiny fort at Phellos. A steep descent takes you to the Turkish baths and lively nightlife at Kaş. When to walk: jan, feb, mar, april, may, june, july, aug, sept, oct, nov, dec Go to tour

  • 8 hotels/pensions with breakfast
  • 4 dinners, 2 lunches
  • luggage transfers between hotels
  • walk and airport transfers
  • full Trekking notes
  • 24 hour telephone assistance
  • Grade: medium

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Along the Turquoise Coast to the Lighthouse

A self-guided hike on the Lycian Way. Walk to the sea at ancient Phaselis, a major archaeological site. Then south under Mt. Olympos (Tahtali) along the coast via Cirali (the city of Olympos and the Chimaera) and Adrasan to the iconic Gelidonya lighthouse. Extension: Why not spend a few days in Istanbul either before or after your walk? When to walk: jan, feb, mar, april, may, june, july, aug, sept, oct, nov, dec Go to tour

  • 6 B&B
  • 3 evening meals, 3 picnics
  • luggage transfers between hotels
  • walk and airport transfers
  • route notes and map
  • 24 hour telephone assistance
  • Grade: medium 4.5 – 7 hrs walking per day

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Ancient cultures & a dramatic coast

This challenging, yet hugely rewarding, walk follows a section of the Lycian Way, Turkey’s first long-distance coastal path pioneered by Englishwoman, Kate Clow. Not only will you discover delightful landscapes and a fascinating history as you walk along the spectacular coast, but you will also meet friendly local people. Extensions: Relax at our luxurious hotel in Kaş, or enjoy a city break in either Antalya or Istanbul. When to walk: jan, feb, mar, april, may, june, july, aug, sept, oct, nov, dec Go to tour

  • 10 nights accommodation
  • 10 breakfasts, 10 dinners
  • 4 picnics,
  • airport transfers
  • luggage transport between hotels
  • 3 boutique hotels; 1 2-star hotel; 1 guesthouse
  • Grade: 2-3, waymarked trails

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Lycia – Olympos Area

The Lycian Way is Turkey’s first long distance footpath exploring the coastal region between Fethiye and Antalya. Our route covers most of the best walks of the Eastern and southern sections, starting in Ovacik and finishing near Gelidonia Light House. The highlights include ancient ruined cities, spectacular coastal views, walking through Mt Olympos and Mt Moses and Cirali and Adrasan beaches. When to walk: jan, feb, mar, april, may, june, july, aug, sept, oct, nov, dec Go to tour

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • drinks with picnic lunch
  • bottled water
  • entrance fees to historical sites
  • full trekking notes and GPS
  • local telephone and 24 hour telephone assistance
  • Grade: 10-18km per day