This short guided walking program follows the Lycian way from Kayaköy , an upland valley with ruins of an abandoned, originally Greek village to the golden Patara beach. During this trek the views across the turquoise coast are really amazing. You will stay in small pensions and questhouses. Breakfast and dinner are included and you ‘ll be accompanied by an English speaking guide.Transfers on this short walking holiday are included in the price.
Day 1: After you are met in Fethiye, transfer to Kayaköy . Walk Kayaköy to Ölüdeniz
Day 2: Walk Ovacık to Faralya
Day 3: Walk Faralya to Alınca
Day 4: Walk Bel to Gavurağılı. Transfer to Patara.
after visiting Patara site and beach, transfer to Fethiye
Day 1. Kayaköy to Ölüdeniz .
After you have been met in Fethiye transfer to Kayaköy to explore the abandoned originally Greek village followed by a nice and easy walk to the Blue lagoon at Ölüdeniz, to spend some time for beach and other activities. Dinner and night in Ölüdeniz.
Walk: 8 km / 3 hrs & time to explore the Levissi ruins/ + 150 m/ – 350 m / easy
Day2. Ovacık- Faralya
Following a short transfer to the start of the oficial Lycian way at Ovacık climb over the extreme western end of the Baba dağı mountain range. The path rises steeply from just above sea level to the traditional village of Kirme with its sloping terraced fields. From Kirme head down a deep valley carrying a millstream to Faralya village. The views down to the beach and deep indigo sea from here a quite something.
Night and dinner at a guesthouse in Faralya.
Walk: 14 km/ 5 hrs/ 275-800 m/medium
Optionally possible to continue to Kabak beach ( Walk ( + 3 hrs) or transfer)
Day 3. Faralya-Alınca
Another fabulous walking day. After an easy start in the morning , follow a beautiful old mule path , which climbs the slopes of Kabak valley to Alınca . Take in spectacular views over the seven capes, Alınca sits perched on the slopes above sheer cliffs which descend in pink steps to the sea and the views back along the coast to Ölüdeniz are beautiful. After a short transfer, dinner and night at a questhouse in Bel village.
Walk: 14 km/ + 14 km/ 5 hrs / +600 m/ medium
Day 4. Bel – Gavurağılı ( Fethiye)
Following a gentle start through gardens the long route from Bel to Pydnai leads down over steep rocks . After being collected at Pydnai transfer to Patara’s ruins and golden beach . Return to Fethiye after dinner in Patara.
Walk: 15 km / 7,5 hrs/ + 558 m/ – 1.240 m/ hard
End of arragement.
**This walking holiday goes ahead with min 6-max 16 people**
İncluded in the price : Accommodation in small pensions and guesthouses
based on halfboard.
guided services, transfers.
Transfers to and from Fethiye
( Dalaman airport 45 km. Shuttle service available )
Drinks and personal expenses.
After a transfer to Termessos explore the site ( 2 hrs)and walk down from Termessos to the trout farm following the ancient trail over footpaths which are stoney and difficult in parts.
Pick up at the trout farm and transfer back to your hotel.
Exhilarating walk which uses a little-known old trail through a magnificient wooded gorge with steep sided mountains around.
Distance: 16 km/ 6-7 hrs./+ 300 m./-700 m
Duration: ca 9 hrs
Useful: Sturdy shoes or boots, long trousers, long- sleeved shirt, walking poles, water, packed lunch.