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Turkey Family Holiday with Teenagers

8 Days | Discover the rich history of Turkey on a family holiday in Fethiye

4.3 out of 5 based on 3 reviews submitted.
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Explore the stunning scenery of Turkey on an eight-day family trip that both you and your teens will love. Wander around ancient ruins in Fethiye, Xanthos and Letoon, learn about the history of Fethiye and the Lycian people, take it easy on the beach and get the blood pumping on a hike. Swim in the clear sparkling waters off the coast and tuck into some delicious local food – including gozleme, which you’ll learn how to make during a cooking class! Take to the ocean on a cruise, swimming in the crystal waters of the Mediterranean, and look out for loggerhead turtles. You’ll then learn about the turtle rehabilitation efforts by local organisation Dekamer, and why Intrepid makes a donation to this rescue centre for everyone on this trip.

Trip overview

Map of Turkey Family Holiday With Teenagers including Turkey
Start
Fethiye, Turkey
Finish
Fethiye, Turkey
Theme
Family
Destinations
Turkey
Physical rating
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Style
Original
Ages
Min 10
Group size
Min 2 - Max 16
Trip code
ERFT
This trip generates 31 kg of CO2-e per person per day.
We offset these emissions on your behalf. But we know that is not enough, so we also have a carbon reduction target.

Why you'll love this trip
  • Cruise between islands and islets around Kekova and marvel at the fascinating submerged ruins on a relaxing boat trip. Enjoy diving off the boat and into the clear waters of the Mediterranean to swim.
  • Squeeze into the steep sided Saklikent Gorge and then scramble over the rocks to cool off with the kids in the melted snow of the Taurus Mountains. 
  • Feel ancient history come to life on the Lycian Coast with a day trip to Xanthos and its surrounds – a site of fierce struggles and great battles from decades past.
  • Visit the eerie ghost village of Kayakoy and discover why it was abandoned in 1923 – this spot might be a favourite for the kids, as it’s a pretty amazing photo spot with an interesting history of religious segregation.  
  • Learn how to make local favourite gozleme for lunch at a local restaurant, enjoy hearty, traditional Turkish breakfasts every day and tour markets to pick up some Turkish sweets – yum!
  • By travelling on this trip, you’ll directly support our Intrepid Foundation partner, CYDD (Çağdaş Yaşamı Destekleme Derneği). Donations help them provide scholarships and educational programs for economically disadvantaged youth in Turkey. 

Is this trip right for you?
  • There are some short, moderate hikes on this trip, with visits to the ancient cities of Xanthos and Letoon, broken up with some beach time. A moderate mobility and fitness level is recommended to enjoy this trip to its fullest. 
  • You'll need walking shoes, hats, sunscreen and a day pack for each family member to explore some of the historic sites. 

Itinerary

Map of Turkey Family Holiday With Teenagers including Turkey

Inclusions

Meals

7 breakfasts, 3 lunches

Transport

Private MInivan, local bus

Accommodation

Hotel (7 nights)

Activities
  • Saklikent - Saklikent Gorge
  • Kayakoy - Gozleme Cooking Class
  • Kas - Leader led orientation walk
  • Kas - Full day cruise
  • Xanthos - Archaeological site
  • Patara - Ancient Site & Beach
  • Letoon - Archaeological site
  • Fethiye – Dekamer Sea Turtle Centre
  • Fethiye - Fish Market visit

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Important notes

1. Please note that these trips are for adults and children travelling together and there must be at least one child under 18 with you.
2. Minimum age for children on this trip is 10 years old. Please note that anyone aged under 18 must be accompanied by (and share accommodation with) a parent or legal guardian.
3. A discount of 10% applies on this trip to children 17 years and under at time of travel.
4. A single supplement is available if you’d prefer not to share a room on this trip. The single supplement applies to all nights of your trip and is subject to availability. Please speak to your booking agent for further information.

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Reviews

4.3 out of 5 based on 3 reviews submitted.
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Karen · Traveled August 2023
I can really recommend Intrepid Adventures. Our trip to Turkey was fantastic. It was a really friendly group and I enjoyed all the activities, especially snorkelling in the sea on our island boat trip. It was a stunningly beautiful country.
Review submitted 26 Aug 2023

Juliette · Traveled July 2023
We enjoyed this tour but felt the itinery needed to be improved with more fun activities added as it was a tour for families with teenagers.
Review submitted 03 Aug 2023

Bridget · Traveled July 2022
Turkey with teenagers, put on your trainers, suncream and hats and enjoy the fish filled seas and if you're lucky like us swim with a turtle. Be amazed at ancient civilizations and be prepared for the Heat in these ruins. The food is generally so healthy with some teenage comfort food thrown in. We were really well looked after.
Review submitted 29 Jul 2022
Turkey Family Holiday with Teenagers
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USD $1,360