Solo Hiking Holidays

Solo Hiking Holidays
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.

Lycian Way Western Section Solo Hiking Holiday: Key Points

  • Price is £785 per person based on single room occupancy
  • 7 nights accommodation in a small boutique hotel in central Fethiye
  • Maximum group size 10 people. Minimum 4 people
  • Includes airport transfers, all accommodation in hotels and guesthouses with private bathrooms (exact overnight locations may differ from described 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

Lycian Way Western Section Solo’s Hiking Holidays Itinerary:

Day 1 – Arrive at Dalaman Airport. Transfer to accommodation (45 mins) in Fethiye

If you have time then you can explore the town and harbour.

Day 2 – Walk from Fethiye to Kayakoy. 5 miles / 8 kms. 3 hours walking time

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. 3 hours sightseeing time. Overnight Kayakoy.

Day 3Walk from Ovacik to Faralya. 8.2 miles / 13.4kms. 4 hours walking time

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. Overnight Faralya.

Day 4 – Faralya to Alinca via Kabak. 10 miles / 16 kms. 5 hours walking time

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; small hamlet perched on the mountainside with fantastic views out to sea.  Overnight Alinca.

Day 5 – Alinca to Bel via Gey. 9 miles / 15 kms. 5 hours walking time

Today we will start from the village of Alinca before descending on the road or taking the cliff path down to the valley floor. Overnight Kabapinar

Day 6Bel to Gavurağılı. 6.5 miles / 11 kms. 7 hours walking time

We return to Bel, where we will then follow an old trade route before descending to the coastal village of Gavurağılı. Overnight Gavurağılı.

Day 7 – Gavurağılı to Karadere Beach via Xanthos & Delikemer. 5.5 miles / 9 kms. 4 hours walking time

This morning we will visit the ancient site of Xanthos. We will then walk from Delikemer to Karadere Beach. The walk today is mostly flat and starts at the Roman engineering marvel that is Delikemer Aquaduct. The water was siphoned 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. 3 hours of sightseeing time. Overnight Karadere.

Day 8 – Transfer return to Dalaman Airport.

This concludes your solo hiking holiday.

Please contact us for dates.

*Please note that we require a minimum of 4 people on each date to proceed with the holiday. Dates may be subject to change.

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