Walking the Lycian Way

Walking the Lycian Way

From $ 1,150 AUD

Walk the famous ancient footpath.

Description

Walk the famous ancient footpath
This varied trekking holiday follows the highest and most rugged section of Turkey’s most famous long distance footpath; the Lycian Way, which stretches from Fethiye to Antalya and covers 500km. The hiking route snakes along dramatic coastline and offers spectacular cliff top views and ancient ruins before reaching the limestone peaks of Mt Olympos (2365m), now known as Mt Tahtali. This ascent is a real highlight, offering superb views from the summit ridge. Varied scenery dotted with ancient ruins makes this walking tour in Southern Turkey a treat for those looking for a challenge.
Trip Name
Walking the Lycian Way
Days
8
Capacity
16
Highlights

Walk Turkey’s most famous coastal footpath

Explore the stunning cliffs and coves of Cape Gelidonya

Summit Mt Tahtali (also known as Mt Olympos) at 2365m

 

6 nights pensions with en suite facilities, 1 night village house with shared facilities

5 days point-to-point walking

Mix of coastal, inland and mountain trails

Altitude maximum 2365m, average 350m

Itinerary

Day 1
Start Ovacik
Day 2
Walk from Ovacik to Yayla Kuzdere village, overnight at a village house.
Day 3
Yayla Kuzdere to Beycik via Olympos Mountain; with the option to summit.
Day 4
Walk the trail from Beycik to Cirali via Ulupinar.
Day 5
Free day to relax and enjoy the long sandy beach at Cirali.
Day 6
Visit ruins of ancient Olympos, climb over saddle of Musa Dag (Moses Mountain) to coastal village of Adrasan.
Day 7
Adrasan to Cape Gelidonia with its famous lighthouse and on to Karaoz; transfer to Antalya.
Day 8
End Antalya


Trip Dates

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Inclusions

    What’s included:
    All breakfasts, 1 dinner, All accommodation (see below), All transport and listed activities, Tour leader throughout, Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)

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