Discover Turkey's ancient Lycian Way and sublime Turquoise Coast on this 8 day active adventure
Spend 8 days hiking along Turkey’s famous Turquoise Coast and the rocky tracks of the Lycian Way – a trail used in ancient Greek and Roman times. While the hiking along this well-established trail is a definite highlight there is so much more to experience along the way. Enjoy the welcome of friendly locals, explore ancient Lycian tombs in Fethiye, marvel at the azure waters of Oludeniz’s Blue Lagoon, laze on Turkey’s longest sand beach at Patara and finish in the picture-perfect coastal town of Kas. With amazing Turkish food to enjoy and our famous Turkish hospitality to experience along the way this trip is the perfect active introduction to this amazing destination.
Spend a week on a guided hike along ruggedly beautiful ancient Greek and Roman trails on the Lycian Way
Walk through ancient and modern Turkish history in gorgeous Fethiye, Patara, Xanthos and Kayakoy
Wash of the dust and sweat most evenings in the warm waters of the Aegean Sea
Experience the best of Turkey’s hospitality and cuisine on the Turquoise Coast
Finish your hiking with a boat ride like no other from Simena to Kekova
This trip includes hikes up to 20 kilometres/6 hours per day on rocky ground and (in the summer months) hot weather. All hikes can easily be completed within the expected time by anyone of moderate fitness.
There is a homestay guesthouse on Day 4 in a local village. This accommodation is comfortable and clean but basic with share bathroom facilities. This is an authentic local experience and a great way to experience authentic Turkish hospitality at its best.
Where possible, we have tried to plan the hiking in the mornings but please be aware it can get hot in the summer months.
You will need to pack good walking shoes, a hat, some sunscreen, and a daypack. Don’t forget a jacket and swimming gear.
Trip departures are unavailable.
There are currently no scheduled departures on our Hike the Lycian Way trip. If you are interested in other trips in the region visit one of the links below.
Welcome Meeting starts at 5pm on Day One.
Most internal flights in Turkey have a luggage restriction of 15 kg checked and 8 kg cabin.
A single supplement is available on this trip, subject to availability. Please contact your sales agent if you would like to book this. The Single Supplement is not available on:
Day 4 Gey Village
HIKING & LUGGAGE
Your main luggage/bag will be transferred for you to the next destination while you are hiking
We recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest information on travelling in Turkey before your departure and ensure that your travel insurance covers you for all areas of your itinerary. We have links to prominent government travel advisories and regular updates on issues affecting this trip on our Travel Alerts page - www.intrepidtravel.com/travel-alerts
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