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Lycian Way West

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

4 days 3 nights

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Maximum Seats

10

Lycian Way is known as one of the world’s best long distance hiking routes nowadays. Located between Fethiye and Antalya, the Lycian Way consists of 540 km way-marked foothpath in the Tekke peninsula. The Lycians, established a union of independent democratic city-states known as the Lycian League. They had very high standards in arts, architecture and dominated the sea trade. While hiking through the roman roads, foothpaths and mule-roads near the sea one can come across the ancient cities of Lycian League, Byzantine monasteries and many Lycian graves and ruins. On the hike Lycian Way West, we will discover the trails from Fethiye to the south. We will spend one overnight in Kayaköy for two overnights in Faralya.

  • Tomb of King Amyntas

  • Kayaköy – the abandoned town

  • Ölüdeniz (the Dead Sea)

  • Authentic nomad lunch

  • Stunning views of Faralya

Tour Program

Day 1

Arrival to Fethiye – Walking to Kayaköy

We will start the day by visiting the tomb of Lycian King Amyntas located on a beautiful hillside with beautiful views of Fethiye. After a short bus trip, our hike will start from a spot close to Kayaköy. We we will keep walking till Kayaköy through the old paved road, and we will check-in to our hotel. Those who are tired of the early morning flight may rest at the hotel or they may use their free time to enjoy Kayaköy.

Walking time: 3 hours, 7-8 km

Meals included in the price: Lunch-box, Dinner

Activity Level: Easy

Day 2

Kayaköy- Ölüdeniz Hike

After breakfast, we will discover Kayaköy which is also known as “ghost village”. This village, where Greek-orthodox and the turkish had lived together for many centuries, was evacuated after a population exchange decision signed in 1923. It is in fact an open-air museum with its abandoned stone houses and public buildings. After our walk in the village, we will continue towards Ölüdeniz. During our route, Saint Nicholas Island will be visible and the enchanting view of the bays with the shades of blue will accompany us. When we reach the beach, the sea will be welcoming the ones who would like to take a swim. Others might spend some time in one of the cafes located along the beach and enjoy the Ölüdeniz views.

Walking time: 3-4 hours, 8 km

Meals included in the price: Breakfast, Lunch-box, Dinner

Activity Level: Easy

Day 03

Ovacık-Faralya Hike

On this day we will experience one of the most epic views of the Lycian Way. After breakfast, we will head towards the first spot of the route, which is Ovacık. Our walkway will start from the mountainsides of Babadağ which is famous for being one of the best places in the world for paragliding and it will continue to incline drawing zig-zags. Once we cross the mountain villages, we will have the striking views of the paragliders above us. During lunch break, we will be guests of a family living in a small village house. Late in the afternoon, we will continue to Faralya and will arrive to our hotel which is located on a spot with stunning views.

Walking time: 5-6 hours, 13-14 km

Meals included in the price: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Activity Level: Easy

Day 04

Faralya – Kabak Village Hike

After breakfast, we will start to walk towards Kabak Village, enjoying the view from a cape which faces the Butterfly Valley (Kelebekler Vadisi). Then we will follow a forest road which will take us to a bay closer to Faralya, meanwhile we will walk near to the bays which are completely inhabitated. On the last bay that we will visit, we will eat lunch and there will be time for a swim-break. At the end of the free time we will go back to Fethiye.

Walking time: 5-6 hours, 13-14 km

Meals included in the price: Breakfast, Lunch

Activity Level: Easy

3 overnight accommodation on bed and breakfast basis in small hotels and family hostels
4 lunches (2 lunchbox and 2 set-menu)
Private van with A/C for all transfers (luggage transfer during the hikes)
Entrance fees as per the program
English speaking professional hiking guide

← Flights
← Excursions and meals not mentioned in the program
← Drinks during the meals
← Personal Expenses
← Tips

April – May / September – October are the ideal seasons.
240 Euros for 10 paying guests.

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Lycian Way West 240 10 10 Anytime 4 days 3 nights

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