Lycian Way Group Holidays

Lycian Way Group Holidays

New dates for 2020

4th – 11th May 2020 &  5th – 12th October 2020

Lycian Way group Holidays Hiking group eating
Lycian Way group Faralya

The two Lycian Way Group Holidays will be on the Western section of The Lycian Way. Please note, we can also organise an eastern section itinerary if you are interested with dates to be arranged.

Here are The Lycian Way Western section details:

Key Points

  • Price is £565 / €650 per person based on 2 people sharing a twin/double room. £30 / €35 single supplement per day, having your own room.
  • Maximum group size 12 people. Minimum 4 people.
  • Includes 24/7 airport transfers.
  • All accommodation in hotels and guesthouses with private bathrooms.
  • All Food – Breakfasts each morning, packed lunches, evening meals.
  • Daily Luggage transfers
  • Back up support on the route should it be required
  • Excludes flights to and from Dalaman Airport, entrance fees for historic sites.
  • We can arrange transfers from Antalya Airport, with a surcharge of £70 / €85 return transfer.

The Lycian Way Western section group Itinerary:

Day 1 –Arrive Dalaman Airport, transfer to accommodation (45 mins) in Fethiye. If you have time then you can explore the town and harbour.

Lycian Kings tomb Fethiye
Kings Tomb, Fethiye

Day 2 – We will meet up after breakfast, visit Kings Tomb then walk on the ancient cobblestones over the hillside to the pretty village of Kayakoy. Here we will have time to see the Lycian Rock Tombs and deserted Greek Town. Hiking time is 4 hours, with 2 hours to see the sites of interest, total time 6 hours. Overnight Kayakoy.

Old Greek town Kayakoy Turkey
The Old Greek Town, Kayakoy

Day 3 –  We will walk from Kayakoy to Faralya via Ovacik & Kirme. Today’s hike starts in Kayakoy and we will hike through pine forest before reaching Ovacik. Ovacik is the official start point of The Lycian Way, we will ascend around Baba Dag (Father mountain) with great views over Olu Deniz Lagoon. The route continues to the village of Kirme. It then descends through valleys to the village of Faralya nestling above Butterfly valley. 6 -7 hours walking time. Overnight Faralya.

Lycian Way holidays view of oludeniz
view of Oludeniz Lagoon

Day 4 –Faralya to Alinca via Kabak. Today we will walk from Faralya to Kabak and down to Kabak Beach. We will have time to swim here if you wish. From the beach we walk along the valley floor until starting a long but steady climb to Alinca. A small hamlet perched on the mountainside with fantastic views out to sea. 6 hours walking time. overnight Alinca

Lycian Way view from Kabak
view over Kabak Bay

Day 5 – Alinca to Sidyma. Today we will start from the village of Alinca before descending on the road or taking the cliff path down to the valley floor. The route then climbs to the ancient Lycian site of Sidyma where you can explore the peaceful Lycian and Roman ruins. 7 hours walking time. Overnight Kabapinar

exploring ruins on The Lycian Way
Exploring Sidyma Ruins

Day 6 – The day’s walk will start from Sidyma before climbing to the small hamlet of Bel. From Bel, we will follow an old trade route before descending to the coastal village of Gavuragili. 7 hours walking time. Overnight Gavuragili.

Lycian Way signpost
Lycian Way Signpost

Day 7 – This morning we will visit the ancient site of Xanthos. We will then walk from Delikemer to Patara. The walk today is mostly flat and starts at the Roman engineering marvel that is Delikemer Aquaduct. The water was syphoned uphill here inside large stone blocks across the small valley. The Lycian Way route then descends to the incredible ancient ruins of Patara where you will be able to explore. There is also the beautiful white sand beach here and you will have time to swim. 4 hours walking time with 3 hours sightseeing. Overnight Patara.

Lycian Way Patara ruins
Patara Ruins

Day 8 – Transfer return to Dalaman Airport.

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