Highlights: Lycian Way East Itinerary

Lycian Way Mount Tahtali

Highlights: Lycian Way East Itinerary: A 5 or 6 day hiking holiday showcasing the highlights from the eastern sections of the Lycian Way

Highlights: Lycian Way Eastern Section Itinerary: Key Points

  • Price is £565 for 5 days or £645 for 6 days, based on 2 people sharing a twin/double room. Single Supplement (one person) is £45 per day
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  • 5 or 6 days hiking on The Lycian Way, with an optional rest day
  • Includes 24/7 airport transfers
  • All accommodation in guesthouses and pensions with private bathrooms
  • Breakfasts and 3 course evening meals
  • Daily Luggage transfers
  • Lycian Way phone app, walking notes and information pack
  • Back up support on the route should it be required
  • Excludes flights to and from Antalya Airport, any entrance fees to historic sites.
  • Packed lunches can be arranged with accommodation owners.

Highlights: Lycian Way East Itinerary:

Day 1 – Pick up from Antalya airport transfer to Karaoz

Overnight Karaoz.

Day 2 – Walk from Karaoz, Melanippe Beach to Adrasan. 11.5 miles / 19 kms. 7 to 8 hours walking time

The grade is difficult. A beautiful walk with many ascents and descents. Great views throughout the peninsula. Rugged coastline and pine forests. Overnight in Adrasan.

Day 3 – Walk from Adrasan to Cirali. 8.5 miles / 14 kms. 6 to 7 hours walking time

The grade is difficult. A fairly steep climb and descent (approx 800 mtrs) over Mount Moses (Musa Dagi) with wonderful views. The descent through woodland before reaching the ruins and onto Cirali Beach. Overnight in Cirali.

Day 4 – Walk from Cirali to Beycik. 10.5 miles / 17 kms. 7 to 8 hours walking time

The grade is difficult. Today’s walk is an almost continuous steady climb. Leaving Cirali you will make a climb to the Chimera (natural gas flames) on the mountainside. Onwards to the pretty village of Ulupinar with its abundant trout streams and restaurants. Finally upwards to the pretty hamlet of Beycik. Overnight in Beycik.

Day 5. Walk from Beycik to Yayla Kuzdere. 8 miles / 13 kms. 7 hours walking time

The grade is difficult. Today’s walk climbs up to a pass over Mount Tahtali and then descends to the lovely village of Yayla Kuzdere. It is a mountainous section with some exhilarating views. There is option to climb to the summit but this takes an extra 3 hours and we advise caution as cloud can quickly cover the summit. Overnight in Yayla Kuzdere.

Day 6. Walk from Yayla Kuzdere to Goynuk Yayla. 10.5 miles / 17 kms. 7-8 hours walking time

The grade is difficult. A wonderful day hike. The pretty hamlet of Gedelme has its castle ruins and ancient plane trees. The massive trunks of which are 1000s of years old. After Gedelme you will follow a narrow path before coming to forest path climbing up the hillside. The route then descends through pine forest and opens out to a Yayla (flat green area). The route then continues on forest paths and tracks along small streams before crossing a river bed. Overnight in Yayla Kuzdere.

Day 7 . Walk from Goynuk Yayla – Goynuk Canyon. 13 miles / 20 kms. 8 hours walking time

The grade is difficult. A very scenic walk, one of our very favourites. You will cross stream beds and climb through pine forests before descending to a beautiful canyon. The views are wonderful near the summit. Overnight in Goynuk.

Day 8. After breakfast, transfer to Antalya Airport

This concludes your Highlights: Lycian Way East Holiday.

You can alter this itinerary to suit the time you have available so 5 or 6 days of hiking. You can also add a rest day in to the itinerary and skip a walking day.

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