HIKING IN MAGICAL TAURUS MOUNTAINS

15 Days / 14 Nights

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Mr. Ali Cakar

+90 212 254 15 21

tours@visitturkeynow.com

Tour Rates

MAY JUNE - OCTOBER

Type

In Double Room

Single Suppl.

Price

 660 USD

110 USD

JULY - AUGUST - SEPTEMBER

Type

In Double Room

Single Suppl.

Price

 740 USD

130 USD

This tour is only available with at least 6 participants

Tour and Tour Information are subject to change.

15-day program includes 7 hikes. Pine forests, maquis landscapes, ancient ruins waiting to be explored and snowy mountains. Accommodation: 4 star beach hotel in. Side This program is a rich hiking and beach combination.

Day 1: Antalya (D

Transfer to Antalya, meet with guide and general information about the hikes.

Day 2: Antalya (B) (D

Free day for orientation.

Day 3: Hiking (B) (D

Firstly we go to Ahmetler village that is 30 km out of side. We start the hike here. Through the pine forests we walk through a canyon to a hill where we have a picnic where we continue on to a abandoned village called Guclu koy, after we have a rest we return to the hotel. Transfer time: total of 2 hours Height difference: approximately 400 meters Time of hike: 5 hours.

Day 4: Free Day (B) (D

Free day.

Day 5: Hiking (B) (D

Go to Ahmetler village again, before we reach the village we climb a short but steep hill and pass through thick pine forets where we come to a house to have a lunch break. Through the Tangerine forests to the skirts of Gulen mountains(1690meters) we reach an anciet unexplored city where the hike comes to an end. We return to the village and explore a unknown drop stone cave. We suggest that you bring a torch with you on the hike. Transfer time: total 2 hours Height difference: 300 meters Time of hike: 5.5 hours.

Day 6: Hiking - Manavgat (B) (D

After a hard hike the day before we start a shorter and lighter hike from the village of Bucaksihlar. We reach the ancient city of Seleuciea Pamphilya, ruins built from Seleukos, the general of Alexander the Great, later the King of Syria.This city is in better condition than most of the other ancient cities. We have lunch in the northwest part of the city. Be return to bucaksihlar from a different route where we have something to drink at the small waterfall in Manavgat. Transfer time: 1.5 hours Height difference:100 meters Time of hike: 2.5 hours.

Day 7: Hiking (B) (D

Today is the first day of a two-part hard hike. We head off to a village that is 400 meters above sea level and start the hike from here firtly we visit the ancient city of Etenna. This city is really old from the Lydia times We continue our walk through fields and reach a deep valley to visit the magnificent village of sirt, which has a wonderful panorama view. This is where we end our first part of the hike and return to the hotels. Transfer time: 2 hours Height: 300 meters Hike time: 5.5 hours.

Day 8: Free Day (B) (D

Free day.

Day 9: Hiking (B) (D

This is the second part of the hike that started on day 7. We go to the village Sirtkoy again, and enter in to a deep canyon after, we continue through the forest and eat lunch. We reach a hidden village called Beydigin. We pass the village and head off to a river where there are ruins of a caravan serial from the Seljuk Empire. This was used as a hotel from Antalya to Konya in the Seljuk period (was the capital of the Seljuk empire). Transfer time: 2 hours Height difference: 250 meters Hike time: 5 hours.

Day 10:  Hiking (B) (D

The hike starts at a village called yesil and is very close to the coast. Firstly we continue through forests to a field where cotton and sesame is planted. We pass a typical Taurus village to a river where there is a ruin of a romantic castle. We need our torches because we pass through a dark flight of steps to reach the Castle Peak. At the peak we have lunch with magnificent scenery We depart from the castle to the river to have drinks and then return to the castle. Transfer time: 1.5 hours Height: 350 meters Hike time: 4 hours.

Day 11: Free Day (B) (D

Free day.

Day 12: Hiking (B) (D

This is our last hike. We climb the Taurus Mountains to north west of the Geyik Mountains. At 2200 meters we start the hike. Usually there is snow on the mountains. We continue to the Sulek village to the bottomless lake. We continue to climb to Gok tepe where people only live in summer. We continue our hike through the Rocky Mountains to another village with the same name where we end the hike. Transfer time: 3.5 hours Height difference: 700meters Hike time: 5 hours.

Day 13: Free Day (B) (D

Free day.

Day 14: Alanya boat tour (B) (L) (D

We will take a boat tour in Alanya. The route is around the Alanya castle peninsula to the famous Cleopatra beach where you can swim. We will have lunch on the boat. The boat tour is $ 25 with supplement and can be purchased directly from us.

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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