8 day self-guided hiking holiday with GPS

Individuele Wandelvakantie met GPSFethiye is in South West Turkey about 40 minutes drive from Dalaman Airport.(Fly time from northern European countries is from 3,5 to 4,5 hours). Fethiye is located straight on the coastline.

Fethiye is surrounded by massive mountains and is compared to other tourist places a traditional working community.

Fethiye

It is a city full of activity, a harbor with fishermen and luxury yachts. The old town, called Paspatur, with its tiny shops and restaurants. The Turks are very friendly and hospitable.

Fethiye is also an ideal base for visits to historical places, like Xanthos, Pinara, Lethoon, Tlos, Cadianda and the ‘ghost town’ Kayakoy.

The surroundings of Fethiye are known for its huge diversity of flora. The growth and flowering periods are from early spring until late autumn.

Hiking information

On the first day of your vacation you will receive the necessary information about the trails. These routes are loaded for you into a GPS device, you decide for yourself when and which route you like to hike.

If the routes do not have the hotel as a starting point, we will bring you to the starting point. Naturally, we also provide transport back at the end of the walk. Most walks are off road and a bit climbing will be involved too.

From € 469,-

Included

  • 5 to 6 hiking routes in GPS tracks
  • Half board accommodation, breakfast and dinner
  • Transfers from and to airport Dalaman
  • Transfers to and from hiking routes
  • Map of surrounding area

Excluded

  • Drinks in accommodations
  • Flight tickets

Additional

  • Rent GPS device 60,- euro per week

In short hiking routes

From Ovacik to Faralya (Butterfly valley)

The starting point of this beautiful walk is just outside Hisaronu. Just at the beginning of the old Lycian road. This trail is located on the southern slopes of Mount Babadag with its 1975 meter summit. After several kilometers through ancient woodland unfolds a panorama of the deep blue and turquoise bay of Oludeniz. At 800 meters there is a plateau; an excellent place for a picnic. From this plateau you have an excellent view of the valley with many rare bird species. Then passing the village Kozagac and in between limestone walls you will continue on through small fields to Kirme. Then a descent to an old water mill and you will come to the butterfly valley. A real beautiful valley; with stunning views and scenery. Here you will be picked up by the bus to go back to Fethiye.
Length of the walk: 14.5 km.
Duration of the walk: 5/6 hours.

Afkule - Fethiye

You will be brought to the start of this walk by car; an old mine road, used by the French until the 60s of the last century for the extraction of chromium.
Nice walk that continues to go deeper into nature along fast-flowing mountain streams.
At the end of the route, highly recommended, take your time for a delicious authentic lunch with all kinds of local products.
Length of the walk: approximately 12 km
Duration of the walk: about 4 hours

Uzumlu - Kadyanda

From the mountain village of Uzumlu a walk through beautiful countryside to the archaeological remains of the Lycian city Kadyanda, situated at an altitude of almost 1000 meters. Kadyanda is situated on a mountain top and surrounded with forest, a magical place. And a lovely place for your homemade lunch.
Duration of the walk: approximately 4 hours

Fethiye – Kayakoy - Oludeniz

Starting from the boulevard in Fethiye and then on to an ancient Greek path, a walk to the abandoned Greek ‘ghost town’ Kayakoy. After the takeover of Ataturk mid 20s of the last century the city has been almost completely abandoned. Kayakoy village is also a lovely rural village to visit. After lunch a nice stroll through the old town and then you can take a narrow path to the blue lagoon of Oludeniz
Duration of the walk: Kayakoy 4 hours, Oludeniz 6 hours

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