On arrival in Dalaman airport you will be met by your driver and tour guide. We will transfer and check in at the Hotel in Kayaköy
. Welcome drink, briefing and dinner at the Misafi Evi.
Walk Ovacık – Faralya (14,5km, 5-6hr, +490m, -470m)
We transfer to the beginning of the Lycian Way, and start walking with spectacular views as we climb the shoulder of Baba Dağı (Father mountain). You then descend to the small village of Faralya on the green slopes above the Butterfly valley.
Dinner and overnight in Montenegro pension
Walk Faralya – Alınca (16km, 6-7hr, +750m, -650m)
We walk along a forested path passing high above the secluded cove of Kabak. We will climb up a beautiful old mule trail to Alınca, with spectacular views over Yedi Burun (Seven Capes). Dinner and overnight in village house in Alınca.
Walk Alınca – Gey (11km, 3,5hr, +200m, -450m or 16km, 6hr, +600m, -850m)
We walk along a spectacular coastline towards a pasture with an old Ottoman cistern. There we have the choice to descend along a stone cobbled trail to the secluded beach of Kalabantia; explore the ruins of the ancient harbour and swim in the crystal clear waters. After returning to the main trail we continue to Gey village partly along a quiet tarmac road. Dinner and overnight in village house in Gey.
Walk Gey – Boğazıçı (13km, 5-5,5hr; +400m, -350m)
We start from Gey and walk to ancient Sidyma where we explore the ruins of this once huge city scattered around a valley and two hills. The village houses are constructed using ancient building blocks; inscriptions, tombs and city walls are visible. We will have lunch amongst the ruins and afterwards walk down to Boğazıçı village where we meet our vehicle and drive back to Gey for our overnight.
Dinner and overnight in village house in Gey.
Walk Gey – Gavurağili (17km, 6-7hr, +200m, -750m)
We trek along a tiny goat path around the spectacular, secluded bay of Gemili to the village of Bel. After a short section of dirt road we arrive at Belceğiz and start our descent along the last of the Seven Capes following a steep rocky Roman road down to Gavurağili. We meet our transfer vehicle here and drive to Patara. Patara is famous for its very long beach where the giant sea turtles, caretta caretta are also known to come for laying eggs.
Dinner and overnight in Patara Flower Pension
Delikkemer – Patara (11 km, 3hr, +200m, -350m).
After a short transfer we visit the remains of a Roman aqueduct spanning a ravine at Delikkemer. It was part of a system that supplied water from high up in the mountains to ancient Patara on the coast. We walk back from the aqueduct to the ancient site of Patara partly following the course of the ancient waterpipes. At Patara we explore the ruins.
The trek ends in the afternoon with a transfer to Dalaman airport.