Lycian Way Self-Guided Tours

Organised treks from village to village, unguided but with trekking notes and a map. Transfers, baggage transfers, accommodation bookings, etc., provided by the travel agency. A good way to explore rural Turkey at your own pace.

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Lycian Way Western Section

The Lycian Way Option 1 is generally recognized as the easier of our two
options, starting at “Ovacik“, the traditional beginning of the route and
walking through what is often described as the prettiest sections of the
route.
Here you will enjoy fantastic coastal views, ancient historic ruins,
unspoilt Turkish villages and towns such as Faralya, Alinca, Gavuragili,
Akbel and Patara. Experience wonderful, fresh Turkish cuisine and the
warmest of welcomes from our generous hosts

When to walk:  jan, feb, march, april, may, june, july, aug, sept, oct, nov, dec
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  • Duration: 8 days, 7 nights
  • Price: £545
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 6 dinners
  • All airport, luggage and people transfers
  • Walking notes
  • Walking Difficulty: Moderate

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The Seven Capes of Lycia

This thrilling self-guided walk follows the Lycian Way from the ghost town of Kayakoy and beaches of Oludeniz, high above the coast to Butterfly Valley. Explore wooded ravines and secluded coves between Faralya, Alinca and Gey, with breathtaking views over the Seven Capes, before reaching the ancient Lycian city of Sidyma.
Extension: Take a city break in Istanbul or Antalya, for a different perspective on this fascinating country.

When to walk:  jan, feb, march, april, may, june, july, aug, sept, oct, nov, dec
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  • 8 nights’ B&B / dinner
  • 4 picnics & 1 lunch
  • Luggage transfers
  • Route notes, detailed information & maps
  • Dalaman Airport transfers
  • Waymarked trails
  • 2 boutique hotels, 2 guesthouses
  • from £795pp (2 sharing)
  • [Flights NOT included]

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Spectacular 7-day trek along the Seven Capes of Lycia

This exciting walk follows the prettiest parts of the western Lycian Way between Kayaköy and Patara. Your route runs along rocky hillsides, through scented pine forests overlooking the blue Mediteranean and dips down to white secluded beaches. You spend your nights in friendly village houses in tiny hamlets where your meals will be filled with authentic Turkish tastes.
Extension: exiting upland walks to Bezirgan, Phellos and Kaş.

When to walk:  jan, feb, mar, april, may, june, july, aug, sept, oct, nov, dec
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  • 6 nights accommodation
  • 6 breakfasts
  • 6 picnic lunches
  • 6 dinners
  • luggage transfers
  • Dalaman Airport transfers
  • self-guided route notes
  • Grade: B (3,5-6hrs walking and 8-16 kms per day)
  • price 510€ (based on 2 persons sharing double/twin room)

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East Lycian way; the coast from Kekova to Çıralı.

This section of the Lycian Way weaves its way along the south coast from Kekova to Çıralı. The coastal walks have plenty of variety; including pine forest, a seaside miners route, ruins from Lycian and Roman civilisations,and lonely spots to look at sea and horizon.This walking tour starts in Antalya and a combination with mountain walks is possible.

When to walk:  jan, feb, mar,  april, may, june, july, aug, sept, oct, nov,dec
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  • 7 nights – 8 days
  • 6 nights Halfboard
  • Luggage transfers, airport and walking transfers, boattransfer.
  • Routenotes in English, Dutch, German, map
  • Grade: 3-4(moderate) 3-7hrs per day
  • Distance: 82-96 km
  • Comfort: 3 (comfortable)
  • 530€/person (based on 2 people)

Kaş Based - Culture Routes

Heart of Lycia – Four Days Kaş-based

Our four-day itinerary is based in Kaş, located at the heart of the Lycian Coastline. This is not only one of the best places to hike but also the nicest town of the coast with its picturesque setting, old streets and friendly people.
Extension: It is possible to extend the trip with 3 days hiking in Eastern Lycia

When to walk:  jan, feb, mar, april, may, june, july, aug, sept, oct, nov, dec
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  • 3 nights B&B
  • 2 evening meals, 4 picnics
  • transfers to/from Dalaman, Fethiye or Olympos
  • local transfers
  • tripbook and map
  • mobile phone, 24hr support
  • GPS with coordinates
  • Grade: medium 4 – 7 hrs per day
  • price 505 €

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Comfortable 10 day self-guided walk along the Lycian Way

A relaxing tour that covers the eastern part of Likya between Antalya and Simena (Kekova). You follow coastal paths besides azure coloured bays or move inland to reach quiet pastures surrounded by pine cladded hillsides. You explore ancient cities such as Termessos or Olympos and marvel at some of the early christian vestiges of Demre, but not without taking time to enjoy the sea and lovely beaches that Lycia is famous for!

Tailormade program: shorten or lengthen at will and choose your personal type of accommodation

When to walk:  jan, feb, mar, april, may, june, july, aug,sept, oct, nov, dec
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  • 9 nights accommodation (boutique hotel, traditional guesthouse, seaside pension)
  • 9 breakfasts
  • 6 picnic lunches
  • 9 dinners
  • yacht tour to Kekova sunken city
  • Antalya airport transfers
  • luggage transfers
  • self-guided route notes
  • Grade: B (3-5hrs and 8-15kms per day, with one longer day)
  • cost for 2 people: 1450 € (based on 2 people sharing double/twin room)
  • cost for 3 people: 1300 € (based on 3 people sharing a triple room)
  • (Single room supplement 300 €)

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West Lycian way; from Kayaköy to Patara

Enjoy stunning views across the turquoise coast, discover ruins of Greek and Roman civilisations on this trek from the abandoned ghost village of Kayaköy, to Patara with it’s sandy beach and extensive ruins.

It’s possible to end in Kalkan or Kaş and this walking tour is also suitable to walk with kids.

When to walk:   april, may, junesept, oct, 
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  • 7 nights – 8 days
  • 6 nights Halfboard (includes breakfast and dinner)
  • luggage transfers between hotels
  • walk and airport transfers
  • Route notes in English, Dutch, German, map
  • Grade: 2 – 3 (easy – moderate)
  • 3 – 7 hrs walking per day.
  • Distance: 70 km
  • Comfort: 3 (comfortable)
  • Price: € 460 per person ( 2 persons)

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Likya Yolunda kendinizin rehberi olun, çantalarınızı bize bırakın!

Likya Yolu Türkiye’ nin güney batı sahili boyunca uzanıyor. Likya antik şehirlerini birbirine bağlayan bölümlerden oluşan bu yürüyüş yolu dünyanın önde gelen yürüyüş yolları arasında sayılıyor. Yol boyunca göreceğiniz antik yerleşim yerleri, mükemmel doğası ve huzur veren çam ormanları bu yolu eşsiz kılıyor. Sizin için yapacağımız organizasyon 7 gün 8 gece sürecek ve Kayaköy’den başlayıp Patara’da bitecek. Bu eşsiz tecrübeden mahrum kalmayın.

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  • 8 gece otel/pansiyon kahvaltı dahil
  • 4 akşam yemeği ve 2 öğle yemeği
  • oteller arası bagaj transferi
  • yürüyüş ve havalimanı transferleri
  • tüm yürüyüşün bilgisi
  • 24 saat telefon destek
  • Zorluk derecesi: Orta

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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
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  • 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, junejuly, aug, sept, oct, nov, dec
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  • 6 B&B
  • 3 evening meals, 3 picnics
  • luggage transfers between hotels
  • transfers for walks and airport
  • route notes and map
  • 24 hour telephone assistance
  • Grade: medium 4.5 – 7 hrs walking per day
  • price £610

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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, march, april, may, june, july, aug, sept, oct, nov, dec
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  • 10 nights accommodation
  • 10 breakfasts, 10 dinners
  • 4 picnics,
  • airport transfers
  • luggage transport between hotels
  • 3 boutique hotels; 1 2-star hotel; 1 guesthouse
  • Waymarked trails
  • from £1050 pp (2 sharing)
  • (flights NOT included)

Eastern Lycia - Culture Routes

Eastern Lycia – Three day program

This three day self-guided walking tour on Lycian Way covers one of the most beautiful parts of the route starting from Ulupınar and ending in Gelidonya Lighthouse. Highlights of the trip are the eternal flames of Chimera, Çıralı beach, the ruins of Olympos, wonderful coastal views and the Gelidonya Lighthouse.
Extension: The itinerary can be combined with the four-day Kaş-based walking program.

When to walk: jan, feb, mar, april, mayjune, july, aug, sept, oct, nov, dec
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  • 2 nights B&B
  • 2 evening meals, 3 picnics
  • luggage transfers between hotels
  • main transfers to/from Antalya
  • route notes and map
  • full trekking notes and GPS
  • prepaid mobile phone and 24-hour assistance
  • GPS (with coordinates of the route)
  • Grade: medium 4.5 – 7 hrs walking per day
  • price 385 €

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Lycia – Mountain and Sea

From the mountains to the lighthouse. A self-guided hike on the Lycian Way. Walk from a mountain restaurant to the saddle of Mt. Olympos (Tahtali), then via the Chimaera to Cirali (the ruined city of Olympos) and Adrasan to the Gelidonya lighthouse. This version of our popular Lycian Coast walk is for more seasoned walkers and takes more time in the mountains before arriving at the sea.

When to walk: jan, feb, mar, april, may, june, july, aug, sept, oct, nov, dec
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  • 6 nights B&B
  • 5 evening meals, 4 picnics
  • luggage transfers between hotels
  • airport transfers
  • transfer from Melanippe to Adrasan
  • full trekking notes and map
  • 24-hour assistance
  • Grade: medium-hard 5 – 7 hrs per day
  • price £645

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Challenging 8 day trek along the Pirate Coast

This walk covers some of the higher, more rugged sections of the eastern Lycian Way starting at Göynük and crossing upland meadows with cedar trees below the limestone peaks of mt Olympos. You descend through shady wooded valleys to the glittering sea and white beaches of Çıralı and Adrasan, while enjoying the rich history of Lycia at sites as Chimaera and Olympos. You end at the Cape Gelidonia lighthouse.

When to walk: jan, feb, mar, april, may, june, july, aug, sept, oct, nov, dec
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  • 7 nights accommodation (6x pension/hotel, 1x village house)
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 6 picnic lunches
  • 7 dinners
  • Antalya airport transfers
  • luggage transfers
  • self-guided route notes
  • 1 free day in Çıralı
  • Grade: C (6-8hrs and 15-18 kms per day)
  • price 590 € (based on 2 people sharing double/twin room)

Mediterranée – Randonnée en lycie

Super randonnée en balcon sur la cote lycienne en passant par les sites antiques : de phaselis-Olympos-Les flames de chimère et le Phare de Géledonie. Crique sauvage, forêt de pins, montagne, plage seront aux rendez-vous.

Extension possible Istanbul ou la Cappadoce.

Période: jan, feb, mar, april, may, june, july, aug, sept, oct, nov, dec
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  • 2 nuits Antalya avec petit déjeuner
  • 4 nuits en lycie en demi-pension
  • 5 pique nique
  • Transfert Aéroport-Hotel aller et retour
  • Transfert des bagages du J2 au J6, Transfert le J7
  • Road book
  • Marche entre 3 à 7 h par jour en moyenne