Solo Hiking Holidays

Solo Hiking Holidays

Solo Hiking Holidays 2021 dates now available!

We aim to run Lycian Way Solo Hiking Holidays covering the Western section of The Lycian Way twice a year. 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 Solo Hiking Holiday details:

Key Points:

  • Nights: 7 nights accommodation in small boutique hotel in central Fethiye
  • Price: £785 / €870 per person based on a single room occupancy.
  • Maximum group size 10 people. Minimum 4 people.
  • Includes: 24/7 airport transfers, all accommodation in hotels and guesthouses with private bathrooms (exact overnight locations may differ from descibed due to availability), all meals, daily Luggage transfers, local hosts, 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 Solo’s Hiking Holidays 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 Fethiye to Kayakoy. 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 ‘Ghost Town’. There is also an option to hike along tarmac road to the gravity defying Afkule Monastery. Hiking time is approximately 3 hours, with 3 hours to see the sites of interest, total time 6 hours. Overnight Kayakoy.

Day 3 Ovacik to Faralya via Kirme. We will transfer to the start of the Lycian Way in Ovacik where we will ascend around BabaDag (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. 4-5 hours walking time. Overnight Faralya.

Solo Hiking 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 before starting a long but steady climb to Alinca. A small hamlet perched on the mountainside with fantastic views out to sea. 5 hours walking time. Overnight Alinca

Lycian Way view from Kabak
View over Kabak Bay

Day 5 Alinca to Bel via Gey. Today we will start from the village of Alinca before descending on the road or taking the cliff path down to the valley floor. 5 hours walking time. Overnight Kabapinar

Day 6 Bel to Gavuragili. We return to Bel, where we will then 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 Gavuragili to Patara via Xanthos & Delikemer. 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 have time 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.

Dates available:

18th – 25th April 2021

3rd – 10th October 2021

*Please note that we require a minimum of 4 people on each date to proceed with the holiday. Dates are also dependent on the current Covid 19 situation and may be subject to change.

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