Hiking Tours

 

ANTALYA TAURUS MOUNTAINS 

WHERE THE MOUNTAINS MEETS THE MEDITERRANEAN

8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS GUIDED HIKING HOLIDAY 

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Get ready for the most scenic hiking experience of your life!


During this hiking holiday you will hike through the eastern end of the famous Lycian Way. Taurus  Mountains lays parallel to the Mediterranean Sea, resembling a theatre seat overlooking fantastic coves. The region is rich with history and beautiful fauna. On your way you will see many ancient sites and national parks. Your professional outdoor guides will tell the history of Ancient Lycia and present day Turkey.


• All accommodations are at five star all inclusive hotels and all transfers are included in the program.

• Hike will be mostly on hard paths.

• You can choose longer or shorter hikes on some possible optional days.

• Instead of joining hikes you can enjoy your hotel or explore around as an option.

• Our hospitable and friendly guide is ready to make your hiking holiday a fantastic outdoor experience.


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TRIP ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival Day to Antalya:

TaurusUpon your arrival you will be transferred from Antalya airport to your hotel. First evening you meet with your leader and fellow guests. During your welcome dinner with the group you will receive day by day program.


Day 2: Küçük Çaltıcak – Lyrnas Ancient Site:
Our first hike starts inside a forested area of Beydağları National Park. From Küçük Çaltıcak to Lyrnas Ancient site, we follow the well known Lycian way. Lyrnas is an unexcavated site which is accesible only by hiking.

12,6 km. up to 700 m.ascent, 700 m. descent. Level: Beginner


Day 3: Hisarçandır Village – Göynük Canyon:

CanyonAfter breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Hisarçandır Village for 40 minutes. Hike starts at 1500 meters from sea level. The flora is extremely rich with endemic flowers. Hike ends at the bottom of the Göynük Canyon, where streams form blue lagoons.

20 km. up to 300 m. ascent, 1800 m. descent. Level: Moderate


Day 4: Tekirova Village – Çıralı Village:

Çıralı2(Ulupınar River & Chimera / Flaming Rocks) Long hike starts from Tekirova Village and ends at Ulupınar Village. Short hike starts from Chimera and ends at Ulupınar Village. Hike along the mythological phenomenon of flaming rocks. Check in your hotel in Kemer.

Long: 19 km. up to 1154 m. ascent, 1120 m. descent. Level: Advanced

Short: 6 km. up to 472 m. ascent, 264 m. descent. Level: Beginner


Day 5: Adrasan Village – Olympos Ancient Site:

OIymposHike starts among the pomegranate trees of Adrasan. This protected area exhibits traces from Hellenistic Era. Hike ends at Hellenistic city of Olympus with a fresh pomegranate juice from local villagers.

13 km. up to 806 m. ascent, 786 m. descent. Level: Moderate


Day 6: Gedelme Village – Kuzdere Plateau – Olympos Mountain:

PirateLong hike starts close to Gedelme (Ovacık) Village. Reaching up to Kuzdere Plateau and finishes at the top of Tahtalı (Olympus) Mountain. Going down with cable car. Short hike starts from historic Kesme Boğazı Bridge, ends at Gedelme Village.

Long: 20 km. up to 2100 m. ascent, 300 m. descent. Level: Advanced

Short:10 km., up to 720 m. ascent, 260m. descent. Level: Moderate


Day 7:  Adrasan Village – Gelidonia Light House – Korsan Koyu (Pirate Bay):

lighthouseHike Starts from Adrasan Village. On the way Gelidonia Lighthouse, located at the southernmost end of the town. Long hike ends at Pirate Bay which was once the hiding place of pirates.

Long: 18 km. with up to 1026 meters of ascent and 1013 meters of descent. Level: Advanced

Short: 14 km. with up to 928 meters of ascent and 883 meters of descent. Level: Moderate


Day 8: Departure Day from Antalya

After breakfast we will check out and get on the transfer buses to the airport.


• Examples from the flora of your hike:


DETAILS:

Changes in the Program:

We reserve the right to make any alterations in the program, depending on weather and road conditions or organizational requirements for the safety of the group.

Physical Requirements:

Daily hiking routes vary between 10 to 25 km’s. Expect some uphill and mountainous terrains. Routes include dirt roads between the villages without traffic, and mountain paths along the coast and through the forest.  You may choose to skip any day or route that is beyond your ability and spend the day relaxing, reading or enjoying your hotel or city center.

Children on the Tour:

We allow children in good physical condition who are accompanied by a parent on this tour.

Meals:

All breakfasts, dinners and selected lunches or picnic lunches will be prepared by the hotel or restaurant cooks, during the tour. We give utmost attention to the dietary restrictions and needs of our guests. Please let us know if you have any special needs at the time you book your tour.


Participants:

Minimum: 2

Tour Availability:

October 1, 2015 through May 15, 2015


What’s Included?

• 6 Days of guided walking tour

• English speaking professional guide

• 7 nights full board accommodations at five star hotels

• Bottled water with meals and during the tour

• All transports between hotel and hike destinations and returns

• All group transfers between Antalya airport to hotels with air conditioned bus

• Entrance fees to all ancient sites and National Parks

What’s not included?

• International and domestic airfares, airport taxes and fuel surcharges

• Alcoholic beverages at hotels

• Gratuities to guides and drivers

• Personal travel and health insurance and expenses Additional


Optional Services:

• Optional meals at local restaurants

• Please contact us for individual transfers

• Single supplement option

• Additional nights in Turkey: can be booked on request


Life is a journey, keep travelling!



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