HIKING IN HELLENISTIC WORLD

15 Days / 14 Nights

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Mr. Ali Cakar

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Tour Rates

MAY JUNE - OCTOBER

Type

In Double Room

Single Suppl.

Price

 520 USD

80 USD

JULY - AUGUST - SEPTEMBER

Type

In Double Room

Single Suppl.

Price

 540 USD

90 USD

This tour is only available with at least 6 participants

Tour and Tour Information are subject to change.

The Hittites made colonies at Datca Peninsula because of its beautiful, surrounding steep sloped bays and pine forests. The Hellenists built villages on hills that had a view of the Panorama. Tangerine, olive, Laurel tree, incense and eucalyptus are some of the plants that grow in this area. The number of hikes that we will be doing in this part of the region is 6 and 1 hiking daily trip.

Day 1: Dalaman - Marmaris (B) (D

Arrive to Dalaman, transfer to hotel in Marmaris.

Day 2: Hiking (B) (L) (D

Leave hotel at 8:30 to go to Taslica village (1 hour) The hike starts at about 300 meters and can reach 500 meters. During the hike we come across many Hellenistic ruins. We pass a ghost town that was abandoned in the 19th century. We come to a bay where we take a half an hour boat trip to the fishing village of Sogut. Fresh fish is served for lunch at this village. Then return to Marmaris.

Day 3: Free Day(B) (D

Free day.

Day 4: Hiking in Ekinci Bay - Dalyan boat trip (B) (L) (D

Part I: Depart to Ekinci bay at 8:00. (1.5 hours) we walk for 4.5 hours in the company of a magnificent sea view until we reach the village of Candir. A boat trip is taken to Dalyan. Delicious lunch is served at a typical fish restaurant. After eating dinner at the hotel we return to the same restaurant for a night of entertainment.

Day 5: Caunos - Koycegiz Lake (B) (L) (D

Part II: In the morning after breakfast with a little boat we pass through labyrinth like bays to the famous historical Lydian king graves where after we reach the city of Caunos. We pass the lagoon where the Caretta Caretta lays their eggs. If the weather is nice we have a swimming break. We have lunch and then take a boat trip around the Koycegiz Lake. Return to Marmaris.

Day 6: Free Day (B) (D

Free day.

Day 7: Hiking (B) (L) (D)

Depart Marmaris at 8:30 for our trip to the village of Bayir. The hike starts at Bayir. We reach a height of 600 meters during the hike and witness the beautiful scenery of the Greek island of Rhodes. We sit under an old olive tree and have a snack that the villagers have prepared for us. The walk continues for another 2 hours and finishes at the village of Bayir. We have a late lunch and return to Marmaris.

Day 8: Free Day (B) (D

Free day.

Day 9: Hiking (B) (L) (D

08:30 is the departure for the fishing village of Turgut. The hike of 400 meters to the peak starts in Turgut. We visit the Ruins of Caria then return back to the village on the same path. The villagers serve us lunch. We visit a small waterfall after lunch and continue our hike back to the Village of Bayir. The total time of the walk is 4.5 hours. Return to hotel.

Day 10: Free Day (B) (D

Free day.

Day 11: Hiking in Bozburun (B) (D

This short walk is done on a Friday. We go to the town of Bozburun. We have a tea break at the romantic Bozburun Marina. We start the walk from Bozburun and climb about 100 meters. When we reach the 100-meter point you can see the beautiful scenery where the two seas Aegean and Mediterranean meet. Our walk continues to Selimiye village. We have lunch at a fish restaurant situated in the Marina. Then we go to the bazaar where we have free time to look around. The total time taken for this is 3 hours.

Day 12: Free Day (B) (D

Free day.

Day 13: Hiking & Walking (B) (L) (D

Depart 8:00 in the morning to Kumlubuk. We see the Amos ruins from the Hellenistic era. After this we start our journey from the skirts of Eren mountain to about 700 meters. We pass through a few villages until we reach the village of Bayir where our hike ends. We have lunch here then we return to Marmaris. Later in the night we set off to a very unique and romantic pub where live classical Turkish music is played for a fantastic end to a wonderful journey through the south of the Aegean.

Day 14: Free Day (B) (D

Free day.

Day 15: Transfer (B)

Transfer from hotel to airport.

What is Included:  

What is not Included:

  • 14 nights accomodation in hotels.

  • All domestic flight/s mentioned on the itinerary.

  • All meals mentioned on the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner) .

  • All transfers mentioned in the itinerary.

  • Professional guidance on each activity.

  • Comprehensive sightseeing as specified in the itinerary.

  • Local taxes & service charges.

  • Luggage and Port rage tips.

  • Entry fees to sites and museums.

  • Tips to restaurants and hotels.

  • Travel documents kit.

  • International flights.

  • Tips to bus driver & tour guide.

  • Expenses of personal nature such as beverages, laundry, phone calls at the hotels.

  • All services which are not specifically mentioned.

  • Airport taxes or visa fees.

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Marmaris